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1911-1917
Inclusive dates
1911-1917
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Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1911-1917, to Charles J. Anderson (1848-1925) of Richmond, Virginia, from Moses Ezekiel (1844-1917) in Rome, Italy, consisting of: a letter, [10 May 1911] thanking Anderson for sending the address of the president of the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) , discussing his work on a monument for Arlington, Virginia, and personal news; a letter, [1911?] concerning the acceptance and placement of Ezekiel's monument of Stonewall Jackson (1824-1863) at VMI and his continuing work on the Confederate monument for Arlington; a letter, 3 February 1912, discussing work on Ezekiel's Jackson monument, Arlington Confederate monument, and monuments for Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) and John Warwick Daniel (1842-1910), and offering Anderson advice on treatment of pain in the hand; a letter, [written between 1912 and 1917], discussing Ezekiel's work on the Arlington Confederate, Poe, and Daniel monuments, and mentioning the weather in Rome; and a letter, 1 February 1917, thanking Anderson for a book on VMI and discussing old friends
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Charles Jeffries Anderson was born 12 August 1848 in Richmond, Virginia, to George W. Anderson (1823-1901) and Margaret L. Anderson (1822-1899). He entered the Virginia Military Institute in 1864, and fought with the cadets at the battle of New Market 15 May 1864. Anderson graduated from VMI in 1869 and began working with his father, a Richmond merchant, in 1870 as part of George W. Anderson and Sons. Anderson also served as vice-president of the Richmond Trust Company. He remained active in the Virginia militia, eventually becoming adjutant-general from 1893 to 1898 and from 1906 to 1910. In 1902, he served on the Richmond city council, represented Richmond in the House of Delegates in the 1903-1904 session, and served in the state senate in 1906. Never married, Anderson died 8 August 1925 in Richmond, and was buried in Hollywood Cemetery. Anderson and Moses Ezekiel (1844-1917) attended Virginia Military Institute together and both fought in the Battle of New Market.
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Vi
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Letters
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  • The Library of Virginia
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19
Immediate source of acquisition
Virginia State Library
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000491342
Type of unit
p.

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