Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md. and Washington, D.C.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.4022
Overview Slide photographs (27 items) of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (C&O Canal) taken by Robert T. Howe. Slides show the canal at various locations, including Morgantown, West Virginia; Harpers Ferry, West Virginia; Wheeling, West Virginia; Georgetown, D.C.; Sharpsburg, Maryland; Williamsport, Maryland; Antietam, Maryland; Hancock, Maryland; and Great Falls, Virginia.
Julius G. Lorence, Soldier, Civil War Letter Regarding Stonewall Brigade in Jackson's Romney Campaign
Collection Number: A&M.3970
Overview Letter written by Confederate soldier Julius G. Lorence (also spelled Lorenz and Lowrence), who served in the 27th Regiment Virginia Infantry, Company E, which was part of the "Stonewall Brigade". The letter is dated 12 January 186 and is addressed to Lorence's friend "Charley" and describes Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's attack against Dam No. 5 of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. See "Scope and Content Note" for further information.
Collection Number: A&M.2205
Overview Correspondence of William A. Harrison, a Clarksburg lawyer, assistant federal district attorney, member of the Virginia Assembly, and judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia; most letters are from members of the family to Mrs. Anna Robertson Harrison. Subjects include construction of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal; Civil War loyalty Oaths, Camp Chase land purchases, and road building. There are also grade school attendance certificates and notes concerning the Lunatic Asylum West...