Papers, 1855-1906

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by Jackson, Thomas Jonathan

Papers, 1855-1906


Jackson, Thomas Jonathan





Found Location

Duke University Library

Topics Civil War,Military

2,593 items. Army officer. Topics: Civil War, Military actions. Correspondence, commissary papers, vouchers of Jackson's command, soldiers' leave requests, and other papers (chiefly 1861 -1865 ). The commissary papers, containing information about food in the Confederate Army, comprise the bulk of the collection. Other topics include military operations around Staunton, VA (ca. 1862 ), enemy movements around Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, a request that Jefferson County soldiers be allowed to march to Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, to vote, religious denominations opposed to war, captured property, and appointments of men to office. Correspondents and persons mentioned include James Walkinsham Allen, P. G. T. Beauregard, Armistead Burwell, S. Bassett French, Mary Anna (Morrison) Jackson, Mrs. Robert T. Meade, and Clementine Neal. Card index in the library.