Mahone, William letter

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Creator:Mahone, William, 1826-1895
Creator:Thornton, Linda
Creator:Galati, Leslie Ann
Title:Mahone, William letter

This letter is Mahone's reminiscences about the days leading up to Gen. Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House. Written on hotel stationary in response to an inquiry by former General James Longstreet. Mahone was educated as an engineer and served as a general in the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. After the Civil War, he was active in Virginia politics as a U.S. Senator and leader of the Virginia Republican Party.

Local identification number: RG 242

Local identification number: Mahone.tif

Subjects:Mahone, William, 1826-1895 | Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States
Collection:Auburn University Libraries' Civil War Letters
Institution:Auburn University Libraries
Contributors:Auburn University. Library. Special Collections and Archives
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General William Mahone Letter, Auburn University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.

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