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Miscellaneous Correspondents: A-B, 1851-1919

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: J.S.B. Alleyne (resolutions concerning the death of Dr. William F. Wickham in 1851); John B. Baldwin; L.M. Baldwin; Nannie P. Ballard; A.P. Bankhead; B. Johnson Barbour, John L. Barbour; Greta du Pont Barksdale (1891-1965); Phoebe [Barksdale?]; Marianna Elizabeth Barksdale (1796-1856) and her husband, William Jones Barksdale (1794-1859); Ann B. Berkeley; Letitia Glenn Biddle (1864-1950); John Minor Botts (1802-1869); Mary G. Braxton; Mary Carter Brickner; G. Thompson Brown; Alfred H. Byrd; E.H. Byrd and L.C. Byrd. Topics include a very detailed letter from John Minor Botts to General Williams Carter Wickham about the Civil War, particularly the requested transfer of Colonel Charles H. Wager from the infantry service to the cavalry, rumors about General Lee evacuating Virginia, complaints about the press stimulating the prejudices of the people, and rumors of a proposal to arm enslaved laborers to help fight against the Northern forces (January 8, 1865).


  • Creation: 1851-1919



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