A Guide to the James G. Paxton Letter, 1863 Paxton, James G. Letter Ms1988-071

A Guide to the James G. Paxton Letter, 1863

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Collection Number Ms1988-071


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Collection Number
James G. Paxton Letter, 1863
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Paxton, James G.

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Scope and Content

Confederate major in the Civil War. Letter, April 6, 1863, from Paxton in Salem, Virginia, to Major William McLaughlin suggesting he consider being a candidate for the Confederate State Senate from Lexington and Rockbridge, Virginia.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Confederate States of America
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Rockbridge County (Va.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865