Documents

Date:
1862-1862

One page letter,written by William L. Maury. ID"d from William L. Maury to his wife, August 5, 1862, written at Charlotte, Virginia to Milton, North Carolina. One of 12 letters written by Lt. William L. Maury to his wife Elizabeth. He commanded the CSS Georgia, and was the cousin of Matthew Fontaine Maury.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.104
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Documents

Date:
1862-1862

Two letters ID'd to William L. Maury, to his wife from Richmond to Milton, North Carolina. Dated July 14th 1862. William L. Maury was the cousin of Commander Matthew F. Maury, and commanded the CSS North Carolina. Two of 12 letters written by Lt. William L. Maury to his wife Elizabeth. He commanded the CSS Georgia, and was the cousin of Matthew Fontaine Maury.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.105
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Documents

Date:
1870-1870

One page letter from General Navy commander Matthew Fontaine Maury - One page autographed letter signed, Richmond, VA, 1869, concerning appointments of cadets to the Virginia military Institute just after they reopened. "Pathfinder of the Seas".

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.107
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Documents

Date:
1863-1863

Letter from Commander Matthew F. Maury, Confederate Naval Agent in England, one page letter in which William F. Maury writes to a cousin "Nan" in Melgon, North Carolina. Dated August 21, 1863, Maury writes from Bowdon, England concerning the exploits of Confederate privateers including a newspaper clipping describing activities of the CSS Alabama and the CSS Georgia, Maury signs this letter cryptically "Your Affectionate Friend," as he fears his letters may fall into enemy hands and cause problems for family members back. He relates: "This is the latest date the newspapers give us of "aunt's Nephew-in-law" and "I cut out of one of this morning's papers for you, if course, he never writes. He is habitually procrastinate, his letters might mistakenly go falling into improper hands..."

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.108
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier