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Fairfax, Randolph 1842-1862

Overview
Works: 9 works in 24 publications in 1 language and 213 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives‚Ä°vConfederate  Personal correspondence  Military history 
Classifications: E605, B
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Most widely held works by Randolph Fairfax
A sketch of the life of Randolph Fairfax ... including a brief account of Jackson's celebrated Valley campaign by Philip Slaughter( )

2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairfax family of Alexandria, Va., letters, 1861-1899 by Thomas Fairfax Fairfax( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This bound volume contains correspondence of the Fairfax family of Alexandria, Va., primarily consisting of letters written by Randolph Cary Fairfax (Pvt., Rockbridge 1st Light Artillery Regiment) and Ethelbert Fairfax (Pvt., Co. E., 18th Battalion Va. Heavy Artillery) during their time in the Confederate Army. Correspondents are mainly family members and include Randolph Cary Fairfax and Ethelbert Fairfax as well as their mother, Mary Randolph (Cary) Fairfax; father, Orlando Fairfax; sisters, Jane "Jeannie" Cary Fairfax, Monimia (Fairfax) Davis, and Edith (Fairfax) Moncure
Papers : of the Fairfax family by Thomas Fairfax Fairfax( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This Accession consists primarily of letters from Randolph Fairfax to his parents and siblings and include a description of the impact of the early days of secession and the Civil War on students at the University of Virginia by Randolph Fairfax who attended during the school year 1860-1861, discussion of army life, specific battles in Virginia during the period 1861-1862, 1864, operations of the signal corps around Richmond in 1864 and on the North Carolina coast in that same year, and family matters. Of special note is a copy of a letter from General Robert E. Lee to Mary R. Fairfax, dated November 8, 1864, expressing concern for a promotion for Ethelbert Fairfax in the signal corps. The collection also contains a copy of a pass issued to Bryan Fairfax and his son, Thomas Fairfax, by General George Washington in order that they might travel through the lines to New York in 1777
 
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English (24)