Letters, 1875-1893, received by John William Jones, Richmond, Va. as secretary of the Southern Historical Society. Most of the letters concern the Civil War. Correspondents include Edward Porter Alexander, Jubal A. Early, Horace Edwin Hayden, Andrew Atkinson Humphreys, Joseph E. Johnston, Charles Colcock Jones (concerning his A Roster of General Officers), Dabney H. Maury, Charles Landon Carter Minor, William Gordon McCabe, H. B. McClellan (concerning the twenty-fifth reunion at Gettysburg, 1888), William E. Peters and Virginia Hortense Woodruff Rodes. Letter, 21 April 1876, from Mary Sophia Hill concerns her treatment by Union soldiers.
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John William Jones Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.