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1 October 1863: “I had a conversation yesterday with General Lee yesterday in which I spoke of your letters and he expressed a desire to see it.”

Item Description: Letter dated 1 October 1863 from General R. S. Ewell to Robert Lewis Dabney. R. L. Dabney was a clergyman, teacher, Confederate staff officer and chaplain. This letter responds to an earlier letter of Dabney’s regarding suggestions for the … Continue reading

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23 March 1862: Hand drawn map of the First Battle of Kernstown

Item description: Hand drawn map, dated 23 March 1862, of the First Battle of Kernstown, reportedly sketched by two officers on Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s staff: Major Jedediah (Jed) Hotchkiss and Major R.L. Dabney. The battle is considered the opening … Continue reading

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