The Resource The Confederate cavalry : its wants, trials, and heroism, (microform)

The Confederate cavalry : its wants, trials, and heroism, (microform)

Label
The Confederate cavalry : its wants, trials, and heroism, 1898
Title
The Confederate cavalry
Title remainder
its wants, trials, and heroism
Inclusive dates
1898
Creator
Contributor
Collector
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Manuscript draft, 1898, of an address by John Lamb entitled "The Confederate Cavalry: Its Wants, Trials, and Heroism." Lamb discusses the inability of the Confederate government to supply horses to its troops, the reorganization of the cavalry and lack of manpower, arms, and equipment, the cavalry battle at Fleetwood Hill in Culpeper County, Virginia, and he laments on how little has been written concerning the contributions of the cavalry soldier. The address was published in the Southern Historical Society Papers (1898), pp. 359-365
Related
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Received
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
John Lamb was born in Sussex County, Virginia on 12 June 1840. He attended a private school, and during the Civil War enlisted in the Confederate Army in Company D, Third Virginia Cavalry. Lamb commanded his company three years. Following the war, he engaged in mercantile pursuits, and served as sheriff, treasurer, and surveyor of Charles City County. Lamb was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth and to the seven succeeding Congresses, serving from 4 March 4, 1897 to 3 March 1913. He was superintendent of Battle Abbey, the Confederate Memorial institute in Richmond, Virginia. Lamb died on 21 November 1924, and is buried in Hollywood Cemetery.
Cataloging source
VIC
Funding information
Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
Location of originals duplicates
The Huntington Library;
Label
The Confederate cavalry : its wants, trials, and heroism, (microform)
Note
  • This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation
  • Microfilmed as arranged by The Huntington Library
  • BR 635
Base of film
safety base polyester
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
1
Generation
service copy
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Foundation, The Roller-Bottimore Foundation, and The Robins Foundation
Positive negative aspect
negative
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001572886
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/reductionRatio
01
ReductionRatioRange
low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.
Type of unit
reel.

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
Processing Feedback ...