Finding Aid to the Wm. Fitzhugh Rose Book

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VA 24501
(434) 846-0501
BOOK BELONGING TO WM. FITZHUGH ROSE TAKEN FROM A WAGON IN
RETREAT FROM RICHMOND, 7 APRIL 1865, BY D.R. TOMPKINS
Only the flyleaf & pages 1-14 from The Poetical Works of Lord Byron (Philadelphia:
Jas. B. Smith, 1859), which had belonged to William Fitzhugh Rose of Lynchburg, VA,
[January 1861] are included. A note on the flyleaf by D.R. Tompkins indicates that he
had removed the book on April 7, 1865, from a wagon abandoned during the retreat from
Richmond. The note also says that he wished to exchange the book for food.

MS2065

Dublin Core

Title

Finding Aid to the Wm. Fitzhugh Rose Book

Subject

Finding aids
Civil War -- memorabilia

Description

Finding Aid to the Book Belonging to Wm. Fitzhugh Rose Taken From a Wagon in Retreat from Richmond. The book is held at Jones Memorial Library as Manuscript 2065. It belonged to Wm. Fitzhugh Rose and was abandoned in a wagon during a retreat from Richmond on 07 April 1865 during the U.S. Civil War. The book was claimed by D.R. Tompkins who wished to exchange it for food.

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Date

2024

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Format

pdf

Language

English

Identifier

JMLMS2065FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.), “Finding Aid to the Wm. Fitzhugh Rose Book,” Digital Collections, accessed June 13, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/790.