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Personal Correspondence of Williams Carter Wickham, 1836, 1861-1864

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 8

Scope and Contents

Topics include the declaration of [William B.] Preston for the immediate secession of Virginia from the Union and Wickham’s fear that “the dogs of war will be let loose” (April 16, 1861); two letters from Colonel [Beverly Holcombe] Robertson about missing and absent soldiers and his efforts to round them up (May 13 and 14, 1862); request for Wickham’s support and vote for Robert H. Wynne as doorkeeper of the Confederate House of Representatives (December 24, 1863); John B. Baldwin informs Williams Carter Wickham that his nomination has not been acted upon (February 5, 1864) and two letters from John Taylor about family and home events during the Civil War (February 2 and 8, 1864).


  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1836, 1861-1864



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