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Author: Minor family.; Philip Lightfoot; Landonia Randolph Minor; Robert Dabney Minor
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Summary:
The collection includes correspondence, a commonplace book, 1853- 1866, diary, 1861-1862, and military records of Robert Dabney Minor (1827- 1871) while serving in the United States Navy (in Japan and at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C.) and the Confederate States Navy (primarily at the Naval Ordnance Works in Richmond, Va., as a participant in the Battle of Hampton Roads, Va., between the U.S.S.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
History
Named Person: Philip Lightfoot; Lightfoot family.; Landonia Randolph Minor; Robert Dabney Minor; Minor family.; Mortimer family.; Robert Randolph; Lightfoot family.; Minor family.; Mortimer family.
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Minor family.; Philip Lightfoot; Landonia Randolph Minor; Robert Dabney Minor
OCLC Number: 31752217
Notes: In the collections of the Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Va. (Mss1/M6663/a).
Description: 813 items.

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The collection includes correspondence, a commonplace book, 1853- 1866, diary, 1861-1862, and military records of Robert Dabney Minor (1827- 1871) while serving in the United States Navy (in Japan and at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C.) and the Confederate States Navy (primarily at the Naval Ordnance Works in Richmond, Va., as a participant in the Battle of Hampton Roads, Va., between the U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia [formerly the Merrimack], and as ordnance officer of the James River Squadron), and while employed by the Tredegar Company (iron manufacturers) in Richmond, Va., and the Dover Company Iron Mines in Chesterfield County, Va. Also, includes family correspondence of his wife, Landonia (Randolph) Minor (1830-1912) of "Linden," Fauquier County, Va., including letters of her brother, Robert Randolph, while serving with the 4th Virginia Cavalry Regiment (Black Horse Troop), Confederate States Army; and miscellaneous correspondence concerning the Confederate States Navy Dept.

Also, includes correspondence and accounts, financial and legal records of Philip Lightfoot (1784-1865) of Port Royal, Caroline County, Va. (in part, concerning agricultural operations in Greene County, Ala.); materials concerning the "Cedar Creek Tract" in Caroline County, Va.; and miscellaneous papers of other members of the Lightfoot, Minor and Mortimer families.

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