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Daniel Blain Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-002
Abstract

Daniel Blain was a Confederate soldier in the 1st Rockbridge Artillery during the American Civil War and later became a Presbyterian minister in Rockbridge County, Virginia. The collection contains four letters by Blain about his experiences during the war, while his diary discusses his life immediately after the war.

Dates: 1864 - 1870

Joseph G. Dill Letter to Daniel C. E. Brady

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-044
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter from Joseph G. Dill to Daniel C. E. Brady, written from Richmond, Virginia, on May 30, 1862. Dill writes Brady on a variety of topics including recent war news, the challenges of sending mail through conflict zones, a recent fishing party, the warther, and the price of goods.

Dates: 1863

James G. Paxton Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-071
Abstract

Letter from James G. Paxton to Major William McLaughlin. Writing from Salem, Virginia, informs McLaughlin that his name is being put forward as a possible candidate for the Virginia Senate.

Dates: 1863