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Processed by: Stephanie Wenger, Student Assistant, Special Collections
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Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from Jubal A. Early Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Jubal A. Early Letter, Ms1955-005, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
This collection was acquired by Newman Library prior to 1955.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Jubal A. Early Letter was completed prior to 2010. Additional description was completed in December 2010.
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.
The collection consists of a letter written by Early to General Ran 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.
- Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College
- Civil War
- Local/Regional History
- University Archives
- Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894