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Barclay Letters

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JAMES GRAHAM LEYBURN LIBRARY

WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY

LEXINGTON, VIRGINIA  24450

 

Alexander Tedford Barclay Papers (collection 002)

.4 linear feet

The collection consists of 69 letters from Barclay (1844-1915) to his family in Lexington. Barclay entered Washington College at the age of 15 and then served in the Liberty Hall Volunteers, a component of the famous Stonewall Brigade of the Confederate Army. The letters reveal the everyday life of a regular soldier. The horrors of war changed Barclay as time progressed and he developed a more profound religious outlook. He later gave long service as a Trustee of Washington and Lee. These letters have been published in an volume edited by Charles Turner, Ted Barclay, Liberty Hall Volunteers: Letters From the Stonewall Brigade (1861-1864) . It is included in our Faculty Publications collection.

Folder List

Folder 1 - Control Folder

Folder 2 - Correspondence June 1861

Folder 3 - Correspondence July-August 1861

Folder 4 - Correspondence December 1861

Folder 5 - Correspondence January 1862

Folder 6 - Correspondence February 1862

Folder 7 - Correspondence March-April 1862

Folder 8 - Correspondence May 1862

Folder 9 - Correspondence May 1863

Folder 10 - Correspondence June 1863

Folder 11 - Correspondence July 1863

Folder 12 - Correspondence August-September 1863

Folder 13 - Correspondence October-November 1863

Folder 14 - Correspondence December 1863

Folder 15 - Correspondence January-March 1864

Folder 16 - Correspondence April-May 1864

Folder 17 - Correspondence June-August 1864

Folder 18 - Correspondence (typescripts) 1861-1864

Folder 19 - Duplicate Correspondence 1861-1864

Folder 20 - Miscellaneous notes of Professor W.G. Bean - no date

Folder 21 - Photograph of Barclay

Folder 22 - Duplicate Correspondence

 

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