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Family Correspondence of Anne Carter Wickham Renshaw Byerly (1851-1939) , 1862, 1866-1881

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

Includes two letters mentioning visits by Yankees to Hickory Hill and the taking of her father as a prisoner (May 27, 1862; August 4, 1862); also includes a letter from Robert E. Lee to his cousin, Miss Annie Wickham [later Anne Carter Wickham Renshaw Byerly], Lee promises to stop by “Hickory Hill” to visit if at all possible on his way back to Lexington, autograph signature excised from the letter (May 23, 1870).


  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1862, 1866-1881


Biographical / Historical

Anne Carter Wickham (1851-1939), the daughter of Williams Carter Wickham and Lucy Penn Taylor Wickham, married Robert H. Renshaw (1833-1910) in 1881 and they had four children. In 1920, Anne Renshaw married Dr. W.E. Byerly and lived in Massachusetts.


1 folder(s)

Language of Materials

From the File: English

Existence and Location of Originals

The original of the Robert E. Lee letter has been transferred to the Robert E. Lee papers.

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States