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James H. Lane letter to Charles Edgeworth Jones

James H. Lane letter to Charles Edgeworth Jones

Descriptive Summary

Title: James H. Lane letter to Charles Edgeworth Jones
Creator: Lane, James Henry, 1833-1907
Inclusive Dates: 1898 October 26
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 letter)
Collection Number: ms1468
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

James Henry Lane (1833-1907), a Virginian by birth and education, received his commission as brigadier general in the Army of Northern Virginia in 1862. After the war he taught at several institutions, most particularly the Alabama Polytechnic Institute from 1882-1907.

For more information, see the article "James Henry Lane" at Encyclopedia of Alabama online.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter written on Alabama Polytechnic Institute, A. & M. College, Auburn, Alabama letterhead: dated October 26, 1898, to "Mr. Charles E. Jones," signed "James H. Lane," regarding Lane's participation in the Battle of Chancellorsville, and the role of Stonewall Jackson in the battle.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James H. Lane letter to Charles Edgeworth Jones, ms 1468. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863.
Confederate States of America -- History.
Correspondence.
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863
Jones, Charles Edgeworth -- Correspondence
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letter, 1898 October 26