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Name Orange County, Virginia

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REPORT - 1945.007

William Booth Taliaferro Papers: Morning Reports, 1861 Physical Appearance: This folder of the William Booth Taliaferro Papers contains the following Morning Reports made from 1861 through 1863: November 20, 1861 - Morning Report of [the] Fifth Brigade, Army of North West Commanded by Col[onel] W[illia]m B[ooth] Taliaferro - stationed at Greenbrier River - statistics for 23rd Virginia Infantry, 25th Virginia Infantry, 37th Virginia Infantry, 44th Virginia Infantry, Capt[ain] Rice's Battery, & Capt[ain] Anderson's Battery - signed by W[illiam] B[arret] Pendleton, [Lieutenant &] A[cting] A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral], and W[illia]m B[ooth] Taliaferro, Col[onel] 23rd V[irgini]a R[e]g[imen

Letter - CML-ARW

Brigadier General Ambrose R. Wright to "Dear Daughter," February 7, 1864 Physical Appearance: February 7, 1864 - A[mbrose] R[ansom] Wright at H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs Anderson's Division, near Orange Court House, [Orange County, Virginia], to "My Dear Daughter" [unidentified] - Writes to her in the hours before daybreak while it is raining. Comments on Federal movements ten miles below at Morton's Ford. Does not think there will be much of a fight due to the rain. States that she need not worry about him, as he is "in command of a Division now & by following an illustrious example I need not expose myself." Mentions family members. Signed, "A. R. Wright"

Orders, Military - CML-EWE.5a

Lieutenant General Richard S. Ewell to Brigadier General George H. Steuart, September 14, 1863 Physical Appearance: Orders to Brigadier General George H. Steuart, September 14, 1863: H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs 2nd Corps - A[lexander] S[wift] Pendleton to [Brigadier] Gen[eral] [George H.] Steuart - Directs the general to halt and get his men "well sheltered" in the woods about 1.5 miles from Orange C[ourt] H[ouse] [Virginia]. [By order of Lieutenant General Richard S. Ewell] Signed "A. S. Pendleton" A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral]. Written in pencil on a scrap of paper.

Orders, Military - CML-EWE.5b

Lieutenant General Richard S. Ewell to Brigadier General George H. Steuart, September 15, 1863 Physical Appearance: Orders to Brigadier General George H. Steuart, September 15, 1863: Head Quarters 2nd A[rmy] Corps - A[lexander] S[wift] Pendleton to Brig[adier] Gen[eral] [George H.] Steuart - Directs the general to have his men set up a "comfortable" camp in the woods at their present position. Urges him to have them repair any fences previously damaged. [By order of Lieutenant General Richard S. Ewell] Signed "A. S. Pendleton" L[ieutenan]t Col[onel], A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral]. .

REPORT - CML-WBT.8b-l

William Booth Taliaferro Papers: Morning Reports, 1861-1863 Physical Appearance: This folder of the William Booth Taliaferro Papers contains the following Morning Reports made from 1861 through 1863: b) August 13 & 14, 1862 - Morning Reports of 3rd Brigade (1st Division) Army of the Valley, Commanded by J[ames] W. Jackson, Col[onel] 3rd Brigade, signed by W[illiam] G. Coleman, A[cting] A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral] and J[ames] W. Jackson, Col[onel] Commanding, 3rd Brigade (August 13) or Alex[ander] G[alt] Taliaferro, Col[onel] Com[mandin]g 3rd Brigade (August 14) - stationed at McGruder's Farm - statistics for both days for the 10th V[irgini]a Vol[unteer]s, 23rd V[irgini]a Vol[unte

Circular - JEBS-53

"Circular, March 8, 1864" Physical Appearance: Stuart issued this Circular, dated March 8, 1864, which forbids visits to Orange Court House, Virginia, without proper written authority.

Image of Ambrotype - William Sellman Parran

Ambrotype - William Sellman Parran

Sixth-plate ambrotype; man seated, facing camera, from waist up; hair parted on side, modified wave, full beard, thin moustache; wearing civilian coat; collar not visible, horizontal, slightly one-sided necktie, flowers in breast pocket of coat on right; oval gilt mat embossed in scroll motif; preserver has simple stamped foliate design; case is leather-covered wood, with gilt detail on exterior and interior edges; exerior has two raised bands around the entire case; obverse interior [cover] of case is lined in red velcvet; brass clasp and latch in tact; "WSP" carved into brass clasp; note with image reads, "Dr. Wm. S. Parran, Barboursivlle Blues, C.S.A.--killed at Sharpsburg"