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Family correspondence – Williams Carter Wickham (1820-1888) with his wife, Lucy Penn Taylor Wickham (1830-1913) and young children, 1864 March-September

 File — Box: 12, Folder: 6

Scope and Contents

Topics include accompanying General Robert E. Lee to the anniversary of the Young Men’s Christian Association of Poney’s Brigade to hear a talk on the character of General [Stonewall?] Jackson (March 29, 1864); description of the pillaging of “Hickory Hill” by the Yankees and their threatening Uncle Hill Carter (June 5, 1864, June 1864, August 1, 1864); mention of General Sheridan (July 25, 1864); description of the devastation in the area around Culpeper and mention of [Jubal] Early (August 12, 1864); and Wickham, while stationed in Winchester, Virginia, describing the broad valley just prior to the Battle of Winchester (September 5, 8, and 10, 1864).


  • Creation: 1864 March-September



1 folder(s)

Language of Materials

From the File: English

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