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Jubal Early Papers, 1863-1890

Jubal Early Papers, 1863-1890
Mss. 39.2 Ea5
12.0 Items
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1863-1890 and n. d., relating to Jubal A. Early. Includes typescript of an account of the evening of the first day and the morning of the second day at the Battle of Gettysburg by [?] Turner; typescript of a report of Isaac Ridgeway Trimble regarding the Battle of Second Manassas; letter, 1867, of Mrs. E. C. Wirz [widow of Henry Wirz] thanking Early for a copy of his A Memoir of the Last Year of the War for Independence; and letter, 31 March 1884, from Early concerning Second Manassas and Antietam.

Also includes letter of John Thomas Gibson concerning a meeting between Lee and Grant on 10 April 1865; letter, 3 December 1890, of Early to Horatio G[ouverneur] Wright, sending copies of his memoir, relating the caving in of the walls to his quarters on top of him, false signal sent to deceive Wright at Cedar Creek, and errors in Grant's memoir; typescript of an account of the Battle of Cedar Creek by Samuel J.C. Moore; typescript of an account of the Battle of Second Manassas by James G. Field; typescript of extract of a diary, 13 June-12 August 1864 concerning Maryland and the Valley campaign of Early; newspaper clippings concerning differences between Early and William Mahone; and printed correspondence between Early and Mahone.

Early, Jubal Anderson (1816-1894)
Field, James G.
Gibson, John Thomas
Mahone, William (1826-1895)
Moore, Samuel J. C.
Trimble, Isaac Ridgeway (1802-1888)
Wright, Horatio Gouverneur (1820-1899)
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862
Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va.,1862
Cedar Creek, Battle of, Va., 1864
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870
Mahone, William, 1826-1895
Wirz, Henry, 1823?-1865

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Acquisition Note
 Source: Robert Mahone, Miss R. H. Early, and Paul C. Richards.
Gift of 11 items (Robert Mahone, Miss R. H. Early). Acc. 1984..06 was purchased from Paul C. Richards and received on 2/6/1984.
Preferred Citation
Jubal Early Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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