The Resource !UNKNOWN LABEL

!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1861-1937
Inclusive dates
1861-1937
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1861-1937, of Robert Latham Owen (1825-1873), president of the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad containing an order, 11 July 1861, from Leroy Pope Walker (1817-1884), Confederate Secretary of War, Montgomery, Alabama, to Major Hugh Lawson Clay (1823-1890) at Lynchburg, Virginia, ordering him to furnish twenty-five muskets to Colonel R. L. Owen, President of the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad; a receipt, 17 July 1861, from Owen acknowledging delivery of the muskets by Captain Thomas K. Jackson; a letter, 10 November 1937, from Major General E. T. Conley (1874-1956), U. S. Adjutant General, to Annie R. C. Owen, concerning records relating to R. L. Owen in the United States War Department
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Action
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  • Described
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Biographical or historical data
Born July 1825, Robert Latham Owen was president of the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad when the Civil War began. He and his wife Narcissa Chisholm Owen had children, including Robert Latham Owen (1856-1947) who served as senator from Oklahoma from 1907 to 1925. Owen died in Norfolk, Virginia, 2 June 1873, and was buried in Spring Hill Cemetery in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Immediate source of acquisition
Owen, Annie R. C.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000495351
Reproduction note
  • Photostats (negative)
  • Typescript letter.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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