Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894
- Existence: 1816 - 1894
Jubal A. Early (1816-1894) was a Confederate general in the Civil War. He was born in Franklin County, Virginia, and a Lynchburg, Virginia, resident most of his life. In 1866, he published A Memoir of the Last Year of the War for Independence in the Confederate States of America.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains a diary used by a Union and Confederate soldier, both unnamed, through 1864. The Union soldier chronicles his combat experiences during Jubal Early's raid on Washington, D.C., and the opening of Philip Sheridan's Valley campaign in August. The Confederate soldier's entries details activity during Early's push to drive the Union army out of the Valley and concludes with the battle of Opequon or Third Winchester.
The collection consists of a letter written by Jubal A. Early to General William H. Payne of Warrenton, Virginia, about the appointment of General Lunsford Lindsay Lomax to the Presidency of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg.
The Elliott Johnston Correspondence includes three letters from Sergeant Elliott Johnston to Col. John S. Mosby on the topic of relaying information from General Lee to General Early during the Civil War, some 30+ years prior.