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Papers of John McCauley 1826-1905.

Author: John McCauleyCollin BassThomas J BoydAugustus Alexander ChapmanWilliam M CookAll authors
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Summary:
Chiefly political correspondence (1836-56) from southwestern Virginia politicians and McCauley's constituents, discussing local politics, internal improvements, and legislation. Includes letters (1851-52) from McCauley's son, William McCauley, describing his activities as a Virginia Senate page.
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Genre/Form: Almanacs
Letters (Correspondence)
Orders (Militarya records)
History
Named Person: John McCauley; John Hunt Morgan; John Hunt Morgan
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John McCauley; Collin Bass; Thomas J Boyd; Augustus Alexander Chapman; William M Cook; Robert M Craig; Robert Crockett; Henry Alonzo Edmundson; H L Gittner; Daniel H Hoge; William G Holloway; Douglass B Layne; William McCauley; Alexander H McClintic; William McClintic; John Hunt Morgan; R Ransom; G Moxley Sorrel; William Thomas; James H Piper
OCLC Number: 647952225
Description: 125 items.

Abstract:

Chiefly political correspondence (1836-56) from southwestern Virginia politicians and McCauley's constituents, discussing local politics, internal improvements, and legislation. Includes letters (1851-52) from McCauley's son, William McCauley, describing his activities as a Virginia Senate page.

Correspondents include Collin Bass, Thomas J. Boyd, August Alexander Chapman, William M. Cook, Robert M. Craig, Robert Crockett, Henry Alonzo Edmundson, Daniel H. Hoge, William G. Holloway, Douglass B. Layne, Alexander H. McClintic, William McClintic, and William Thomas. Most of the correspondents are Virginia legislators.

The collection also contains a hand drawn and calculated almanac for Western Virginia, 1831, by James H. Piper and a printed copy of William McCauley's "Historical sketches of Salem and Roanoke County," 1891.

Civil War items include correspondence of William McCauley of the 42nd Virginia; a postwar roster of Co. E. of the 42nd Virginia (Dixie Greys); three orders to Col. H.L. Gittner from Col. D Howard Smith at John H. Morgan's Division Cavalry Headquarters concerning patrolling of roads; a draft of a telegram announcing the death of Morgan; General Orders #11, December 16, 1863, from General James Longstreet concerning the contents of a captured Union letter in the hand and signed by Moxley Sorrel; and an order book containing copies of orders sent by Robert Ransom, Jr., 1863 November 3 to 1864 July 12.

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