Lightburn Family Papers, 1836-1935 A&M.0292

Lightburn Family Papers, 1836-1935 A&M.0292


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Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.0292
Title
Lightburn Family Papers1836-1935
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/1856
Quantity
0.25 Linear Feet, Summary: 3 in. (1 small flat storage box)
Creator
Lightburn family
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
English
Abstract
Letters, legal and land papers, tax receipts, and other papers of Benjamin, John F.C.L., Benjamin F.M.V. and J.A.J. Lightburn in Lewis County. Included are a pocket account book of the Lightburn Mill, 1836-1855; 32 items bearing on General J.A.J. Lightburn's Civil War activities, including correspondence, orders, and reports (including battle reports in connection with the Atlanta campaign, 3 items, June-July, 1864); correspondence between J.A.J. Lightburn and Soule & Co., relative to pension claims; agricultural implement advertisements, 1890; notebooks of sermon outlines written by General Lightburn who was ordained a Baptist minister in 1867; and newspaper clippings bearing on the Lightburn family.

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Preferred Citation

A&M 0292, Lightburn Family Papers, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Account books
  • Agriculture
  • Baptists
  • Lewis County.
  • Lightbourne, Benjamin, approximately 1753-1802
  • Lightbourne, Benjamin, approximately 1753-1802
  • Lightburn Mill
  • Lightburn family
  • Lightburn, John F.C.L.
  • Lightburn, Joseph Andrew Jackson.
  • Mills and mill-work
  • Ministers - letters and papers.
  • Soule and Company
  • Taxation
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Lewis County.
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865