Category Archives: Maryland

Jonathan Lewis Whitaker papers, 1862-1865; 1924.

Creator: Whitaker, Jonathan Lewis, fl. 1862-1865.
Collection number: 3674-z
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Abstract: Civil War letters written home by Jonathan L. Whitaker, an Orange County, N.Y., physician serving as a United States Army surgeon at a hospital at Chester, Pa., and with the 26th Continue reading Jonathan Lewis Whitaker papers, 1862-1865; 1924.

Beale and Davis family papers, 1836-1920, 1933.

Creator: Beale and Davis family.
Collection number: 2572
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Abstract: Family of Joseph Hoomes Davis (1809-1879), Methodist minister and educator of Virginia and North Carolina, and Anne Turberville Beale Davis (1809-1894). Principal family members included Robert Beale Davis (1835- 1864), son of Joseph Continue reading Beale and Davis family papers, 1836-1920, 1933.

Miscellaneous letters, 1786-1982.

Creator: Miscellaneous letters.
Collection number: 516
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Abstract: Single or very small groups of unrelated letters, many from the 19th century, to and from various persons, especially southerners who were prominent in the literary and political Continue reading Miscellaneous letters, 1786-1982.

Recollections, ca. 1890s.

Creator: Hathaway, Leeland.
Collection number: 2954
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Abstract: Leeland Hathaway (b. 1834) was a Confederate Army officer. Recollections concerning Hathaway’s early life at Deer Park Plantation in Montgomery County, Ky.; his education at Western Military Institute (Georgetown, Ky.); Kentucky Military Continue reading Recollections, ca. 1890s.