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Virginiana 1828-1909.

Author: W L Lewison; John N Preston; Walter Creigh Preston; Edward L Watson; Ambrose L White
Edition/Format:   Archival material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The collection contains two letters, 1861, Walter Creigh Preston, University of Virginia, to Uncle John M. Preston, Sr. discussing the atmosphere at the University just prior to the Civil War, and mentioning the Southern Guard, Sons of Liberty and a company raised by Albert Taylor Bledsoe.
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Genre/Form: Cartes-de-visite
Letters (correspondence)
Photographs
Portraits
Personal narratives, Confederate
Named Person: Albert Taylor Bledsoe; Henry A Wise
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: W L Lewison; John N Preston; Walter Creigh Preston; Edward L Watson; Ambrose L White
OCLC Number: 34336540
Description: 7 items.

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The collection contains two letters, 1861, Walter Creigh Preston, University of Virginia, to Uncle John M. Preston, Sr. discussing the atmosphere at the University just prior to the Civil War, and mentioning the Southern Guard, Sons of Liberty and a company raised by Albert Taylor Bledsoe.

In addition an 1862 letter from W.L. Lewison, Charlottesville jail, requests financial assistance and clothing; and an 1828 letter from Edward L. Watson, Charlottesville, to Ambrose L. White, Tennessee, discusses the convention of 1828 to consider internal improvements and asks about western prospects.

In addition there is a carte-de-visite, ca. 1867, of Henry A. Wise, a photograph, ca. 1890, of the West End Railway Station, Falls Church, Va., and a photograph, 1909, of the Richmond Howitzer's Alexandria homecoming.

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