Edmondson Family PapersWLU.Coll.0251

Edmondson Family PapersWLU.Coll.0251


Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives

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Lexington, VA 24450
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Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives
Edmondson Family Papers Inclusive 1861-1904
8 Files
Edmondson, James K., Colonel
Edmondson, Emily Jane Taylor
English .

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Edmondson Family Papers, WLU Coll. 0251, Special Collections and Archives, James G. Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Monty Pearce in July 1999.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters and receipts of Colonel James Kerr Edmondson, a Lexington, Virginia lawyer, judge and mayor, and of his wife, Emily Jane Taylor Edmondson. Also included are Edmondson's letters to his wife during the Civil War, while he was an officer in the Stonewall Brigade. Their are some items from their relations, the Monroes and Penicks of Lexington.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade
  • Correspondence
  • Monroe Family
  • Penick Family
  • Receipts (Acknowledgments)
  • Virginia -- Lexington

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Edmondson, Emily Jane Taylor
  • Edmondson, James K., Colonel