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Personal narratives, Confederate
|Named Person:||Paul B Barringer; Nannie Irene (Hannah) Barringer; Rufus Barringer; Victor C Barringer; Jefferson Davis; James Reynolds; Brandon family.; Massey family.; Morrison family.; G T Beauregard; Edward Blacque-Bey; Joseph Lancaster Brent; James Conner; W W Corcoran; Martin Witherspoon Gary; Mary Anna Jackson; Stonewall Jackson; Robert E Lee; Robert Doak Lilley; James Lyons; John Bankhead Magruder; George Peabody; Henry A Wise|
|Material Type:||Biography, Manuscript|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Edwin Anderson Alderman; Anna Barringer; Victor C Barringer; John Y Mason; Levi Woodbury; Edgar Woods; Nannie Irene Hannah Barringer; Paul B Barringer
The collection contains "My childhood at Gravel Hill" by Nannie Barringer, letters to her mother, and genealogical information on the Massey, Morrison, and Brandon families.
Photograph, August 1869, of Robert Edward Lee with former Confederate generals James Conner, Martin Witherspoon Gary, J. Bankhead Magruder, Robert D. Lilley, Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, Alexander R. Lawton, Henry A. Wise and Joseph L. Brent and dignitaries Edward Blacque-Bey, George Peabody, W.W. Corocoran and James Lyon at White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.
Information on Stonewall Jackson and family including a Memoir on the death of Mary Anna Jackson.
The collection also contains a copy of a clipping, 1886, giving Victor Clay Barringer's account of the retreat of Jefferson Davis after Appomattox, some information on the Civil War service of General Rufus Barringer and letters pertaining to Eugenia Morrison Barringer's dower of slaves.
Two letters of Daniel Moreau Barringer to John Y. Mason and Levi Woodbury recommend young men to midshipman appointments.
The collection also contains notes, drafts and other material relating to Dr. Paul Barndon Barringer's autobiography; some correspondence, particularly relating to his retirement from Virginia Polytechnic Institute; some poetry, short stories and other writings; a photograph; and some speeches and articles including "The American Negro: his past and future," and "An unappreciated source of typhoid infection." There is also a letter from Edgar L. Woods and one to President E.A. Alderman regarding growth and funding of the University of Virginia hospital.
Correspondence between Victor Clay Barringer and his niece Anna Barringer, papers relating to his life and career and his obituaries.
Articles on Irish houses containing drawings by James Reynolds.
- Barringer, Paul B. -- (Paul Brandon), -- 1857-1941.
- Barringer, Nannie Irene (Hannah)
- Barringer, Rufus, -- 1821-1895.
- Barringer, Victor C. -- (Victor Clay), -- 1827-1896.
- Davis, Jefferson, -- 1808-1889.
- Reynolds, James, -- 1891-
- Brandon family.
- Massey family.
- Morrison family.
- Beauregard, G. T. -- (Gustave Toutant), -- 1818-1893 -- Photographs.
- Blacque-Bey, Edward, -- active 1869 -- Photographs.
- Brent, Joseph Lancaster, -- 1826-1905 -- Photographs.
- Conner, James, -- 1829-1883 -- Photographs.
- Corcoran, W. W. -- (William Wilson), -- 1798-1888 -- Photographs.
- Gary, Martin Witherspoon, -- 1831-1881 -- Photographs.
- Jackson, Mary Anna, -- 1831-1915.
- Jackson, Stonewall, -- 1824-1863.
- Lee, Robert E. -- (Robert Edward), -- 1807-1870 -- Photographs.
- Lilley, Robert Doak, -- 1836-1886 -- Photographs.
- Lyons, James, -- 1801-1882 -- Photographs.
- Magruder, John Bankhead, -- 1807-1871 -- Photographs.
- Peabody, George, -- 1795-1869 -- Photographs.
- Wise, Henry A. -- (Henry Alexander), -- 1806-1876 -- Photographs.
- University of Virginia -- History.
- Virginia Polytechnic Institute -- History.
- Judges -- Biography.
- Slaves -- North Carolina.
- Typhoid fever.
- Cabarrus County (N.C.)
- United States -- Race relations.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.
- White Sulphur Springs (W. Va.) -- Photographs.