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Descriptive Summary
Baxter, Lionel
Lionel Baxter Collection.
Inclusive Dates:
Materials in:
Collection consists of letters, documents, autographs, engravings, maps, facsimiles, broadsides, framed items, books, and ephemera related predominantly, but not exclusively, to the Civil War.
9 boxes.
A-6 (6 boxes) & G-13 (3 oversized boxes).
Repository :
The University of Mississippi
J.D. Williams Library
Department of Archives and Special Collections
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA
Phone: 662.915.7408
Fax: 662.915.5734
Cite as:
Lionel Baxter Collection (MUM00027). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Biographical Note
Lionel F. Baxter was a broadcasting media executive for years and a director of the Storer Communications Company.
see also: A Baxter family from South Carolina: Scotch Irish pioneers from Ulster / by Lionel Francis Baxter and John William Baxter.

Scope and Contents Note
The Baxter Collection was developed by Lionel Baxter from his lifelong interest in American history, particularly the Civil War.
Collection contains wartime and postwar correspondence from various Confederate officers and soldiers on a wide variety of subjects. Letters include those from William J. Hardee, Leonidas Polk, John C. Pemberton, William S. Rosecrans, and Nathan B. Forrest. Also includes engravings, muster rolls, maps, and an extensive collection of books. Also includes war microfilmed war records of the 20th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. Finally, contains materials related to the life of Hermann Baxter. (8 Boxes, Microfilm reels, and 1 Footlocker)

Access Restrictions
Use Restriction
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Container List

Box 1 -- Letters, Documents, Autographs, Engravings, Newsclips, etc. (predominately, but not exclusively, Civil War related)

Folder 1 (pre-Civil War letters):

W. E. Jones & W. W. Loring, C.S.A. Generals, DS,
April 15 1851, Oregon Territory
Robert F. Crenshaw, ALS, December 13, 1860, Pontotoc
Mississippi, to his cousin in Elkton, Tenn.
Albert Sydney Johnston, C.S.A. General, ADS, June 24,
1839, as Secretary of War, Texas Republic

Folder 2 (William T. Sherman, Jefferson Davis):

William T. Sherman, duplicate copy of field order #42,
Siege of Atlanta, July 25, 1864
Jefferson Davis, photocopies of ALS and typescript of
same, January 1, 1878, to A. D. Mann
Jefferson Davis, signed photograph card, photo taken
"in old age"

Folder 3 (Nathan Bedford Forrest, William Howard):

Nathan B. Forrest, C.S.A. General, letter in his hand but not signed, August 22 1869, Marion Alabama, to Gen. Rucker
Nathan B. Forrest, LS, February 10 1873, Memphis, Tennessee, to Gen. Rucker
[Nathan B. Forrest] clipped signature
William Howard, Maj. C.S.A., Forrest's Quartermaster,
ALS, October 6 1862, to his father, praising Gen.
William Howard, ADS, December 22 1862, Parole of Honor

Folder 4 (Marion Francis Baxter):

Photocopies of photographs (1870 and 1925) and book
inscription dated September 1 1882

Folder 5 (Docs., Letters, from C.S.A. Officers & Soldiers):

William Edwin Baldwin, General, ALS, October 14 1863,
Enterprise Mississippi, to "Oscar"
James B. Blackwell, ALS and handmade envelope, October
5 1864, [Winsborough] Virginia, to his sister
Mrs. A. G. Duncan, New Albany Mississippi
William Joseph Hardee, General, ANS, no date, to "General"; an engraving of Hardee also included
Manfield Lovell, General, ALS, October 22 1862, Holly
Springs Mississippi, to his son Josie
J. C. Pemberton, Lt. Gen., LS, March 30 1863, Jackson
Mississippi, to Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks, U.S.A.
Leonidas Polk, General, ALS, May 7 1863, Headquarters
Polks Corps, to "Elliott"
J. V. Ramsey, Col., August 28 1861, Montery Virignia,
to Brig. Gen. Henry R. Jackson in Greenbriar VA
Carter L. Stevenson, Maj. Gen., ANS (on the back of the
above letter from Ramsey to Jackson), Valley
Mountain West Virginia, to Gen. H. R. Jackson
Carter L. Stevenson, ALS, September 5 1861, Valley
Mountain West Virginia, to Gen. H. R. Jackson,
Montery Line Virginia
Daniel Ruggles, Brig. Gen., DS, January 9 1863, Exchange
and Paroled Prisoners

Folder 6 (Letters, Post-Civil War, C.S.A. Officers):

William H. Forney, General, ALS, March 23 1884, from
U.S. House of Representatives, to Lyle Thoburn
Alexander P. Stewart, General, ALS, February 16 1886,
Univ. of Mississippi, Oxford, to E. C. Brown
Alexander P. Stewart, ALS, August 18 1891, War Dept.,
Washington D.C., to Gen. Marcus J. Wright
John Tyler Morgan, General, ALS, February 9 1877,
Selma Alabama, to President Grant

Folder 7 (Documents, Letters, Union Officers, Civil War
and Post-Civil War):

Nathaniel P. Banks, Maj. Gen., ALS, September 4 1861,
Camp at Damstown, to Dr. Baxter
William S. Rosecrans, General, ALS, October 29 1872,
Mexico, to Miss Rosa Kingsley
E. O. C. Ord, General, ALS, December 31 1867, Holly
Springs Mississippi, to Editor of N.Y. Times
ALSO: telegrams to Ord from U. S. Grant and
Andrew Johnson

Folder 8 (Signatures, Union and C.S.A. Officers):

Gen. John Adams (plus a photocard of him)
Maj. George Blake Cosby
General Robert Lowry
Gen. Peter Joseph Osterhaus
Gen. Jones Mitchell Withers
Maj. Gen. David E. Twiggs (ANS)

Folder 9 (Miscellaneous Autographs):

George W. Childs
William H. Crane
John Cochrane
George William Curtis
Charles A. Dana
James. J. Davis
Richard Coker
A California "49-er"
Owen Davis

Folder 10 (Envelopes, Civil War):

Winfield Scott Featherston, General C.S.A., May 27 1864,
Dalton Georgia, to Chaplain Rev. Thomas R. Markham
David Dixon Porter, Commander U.S.N., a Patriotic
Northern Patriotic Envelope used by a soldier in Co. E,
20th Mississippi Mounted Infantry
Homemade Envelope from Co. F, 20th Regiment Mississippi
Volunteers, Adams Brigade, Touring Division,
Garlandsville Mississippi
Georgia Battalion, Dalton Georgia
Edward Door Tracy, Brig. Gen. C.S.A., from Tullahoma
Tennessee, to Mrs. E. D. Tracy in Macon Georgia
Postmaster Provisional, Sumter South Carolina,
February 4 1861

Folder 11 (Engravings, predominately, but not exclusively,
Civil War Generals):

Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard
Braxton Bragg
Patrick Ronayne Cleburne
Robert Edward Lee
John Buchanan Floyd
William Starke Rosecrans
Joseph E. Johnston
John Hunt Morgan
Nathaniel Greene
Rufus King
John Bell Hood
D. C. Broderick
Rev. James W. Alexander
Alexander H. Stephens
Group Portrait of Confederate Generals Bragg, Longstreet,
Johnston, Hood, Smith

Folder 12 (C.S.A. Government):

Richmond Virginia, General Orders #1, January 6 1865

Folder 13 (Father Abram J. Ryan):

Civil War Poet-Priest from Mobile Alabama, photograph
of statue and newsclipping

Folder 14 (John Sharp Williams):

United States Representative, TLS, September 24 1908,
Yazoo City Mississippi, to Hon. Robert Baker

Folder 15 (Edward VIII):

Newsclippings re. abdication

Folder 16 (FDR Speech):

Newsclipping, Franklin Roosevelt's December 8 1941
Speech to Congress

Box 2 -- Correspondence, Misc., Lionel Baxter

Folder l:

Letters to Lionel Baxter from various politicians,
including a TNS from Richard Nixon, and letters
from Carl Albert, Silvio Conte, Bob Dole,
Sam Ervin, Barry Goldwater, Jacob Javits, Jack
Kemp, Edward Kennedy, Claude Pepper, William
Proxmire, John Stennis, John Tower, George
Wallace, William Winter and many others
The letters are alphabetized
Most dating from the early 1970's

Folder 2:

Carbon copies of letters sent by Lionel Baxter, Vice
President of Washington Affairs for Storer
Broadcasting Company, to various members of congress re. legislation affecting the broadcast industry
Not alphabetized or organized by date, early 1970's
Replies from some politicians included Copies of House and Senate bills included

Folder 3:

Carbon copies of letters sent by Lionel Baxter to
various members of congress re. food stamps,
the United Nations, foreign policy, surtaxes,
U. S. Navy capabilities, P.O.W. legislation,
school desegregation, Abraham Lincoln and
"Save the Bay"
Misc. materials pertaining to same Not alphabetized or organized by date, 1970's and
early 1980's
Replies from some politicians included

Folder 4:

Photocopies of letters from various politicians to
Lionel Baxter
Not alphabetized or organized by date, 1960's, 1970's

Folder 5:

Letters from and to Lionel Baxter re. political
Not alphabetized or organized by date, 1970's

Folder 6:

Miscellaneous Correspondence

Folder 7:

"This Week at the Whitehouse" -- Fay Wells' weekly reports to Storer Broadcasting, 1969-1974

Folder 8:

Letter from Gov. LeRoy Collins (Florida) to Harry

Folder 9:

Logtown, Mississippi -- photograph and reprint of Life
Magazine article, September 25 1964

Folder 10:

Newsclips, reprints, pertaining to Lionel Baxter

Folder 11:

Miscellaneous -- Programs, postcards, etc.

Box 3 -- Bureau of Printing & Engraving Series
Chief Justices
Government Buildings


1. George Washington
2. John Adams
3. Thomas Jefferson
4. James Madison
5. James Monroe
6. John Q. Adams
7. Andrew Jackson (two engravings)
8. Martin Van Buren
9. William Harrison
10. John Tyler
11. James Polk
12. Zachary Taylor
13. Millard Fillmore
14. Franklin Pierce
15. James Buchanan
16. Abraham Lincoln
17. Andrew Johnson
18. Ulysses Grant
19. Rutherford Hayes
20. James Garfield
21. Chester Arthur
22. Grover Cleveland
23. Benjamin Harrison
24. William McKinley
25. Theodore Roosevelt
26. William Taft
27. Woodrow Wilson
28. Warren Harding
29. Calvin Coolidge
30. Herbert Hoover
31. Franklin Roosevelt
32. Harry Truman
33. Dwight Eisenhower
34. John Kennedy
35. Lyndon Johnson
36. Richard Nixon
37. Gerald Ford
38. Jimmy Carter
39. Ronald Reagon

40. John Jay
41. John Rutledge
42. Oliver Ellsworth
43. John Marshall
44. Roger Taney
45. S. P. Chase
46. Morrison Waite
47. Melville Fuller
48. Edward White
49. William Taft
50. Charles Hughes
51. Harlan Stone
52. Fred Vinson
53. Earl Warren

54. U. S. Supreme Court (two engravings, one signed
by Warren Burger)
55. U. S. Capitol (four engravings, two signed by
by Carl Albert)
56. U. S. Treasury (three engravings, two signed)
57. The White House (seven engravings, two signed
by Richard Nixon)
58. Lincoln Memorial
59. Washington Post Office
60. Bureau of Engraving & Printing
61. Mystery Home (Washington's birthplace?)
62. Mt. Vernon
63. Monticello
64. Great Seal of the U. S. (two engravings)

Box 4 -- Engravings and Documents, Oversized


George Washington (two, one in color)
Thomas Jefferson
N. H. Bidwell
"Boudoir Beauties"
Sir Henry Havelock
E.O.C. Ord (newsclipping glued to back)
Earl Van Dorn
Jefferson Davis
Simon Olivar Buckner
Stephen Dill Lee
Carter Littlepage Stevenson
Alexander Peter Stewart
Joseph E. Johnston


Jefferson Davis, DS, February 17 1855, while Secretary
of War under Franklin Pierce
John B. Floyd, DS, June 6 1851, as Governor of
Virginia, a grant of acreage to George Arnold
Andrew Johnson, DS, April 25 1868, presidential pardon
of John Fleming, convicted of robbery and
sentenced to seven years imprisonment
Also signed by Sec. of State William Seward


Photocopied Muster Rolls
Viking I panoramic photograph, 1977
Republican National Convention, 1972

Box 5 -- Maps, Newspapers, Facsimiles & Broadsides, Oversize


Montgomery Daily Mail, April 17 1865, photocopy
Mississippi Gulf Coast Sun Daily Herald, April 4 1982
(two copies)
Mississippian, July 31 1947
Hamilton, Bermuda Mid-Ocean News, July 6 1944
Birmingham News, September 3 1939


St. Louis Bay and Sheildsboro Harbor, Mississippi, 1857, photocopy
American Heritage Reproductions:
New World, 1600
First American Map of U.S., 1784
New Netherlands & New England, 1635
New World, 1500
The Known Glove, 1667
New France, 1745
Mississippi Topographical (two parts, towns associated
with Marion F. Baxter's service with Company E,
20th Mississippi Infantry, 1860-65)(photocopies)
Mississippi Historical, Chronological and Geographical,
Atlas 29, Union & Confederate Armies, 1894
Atlas 28, Same
Atlas 23, Same
Champion Hill/Vicksburg/etc.
Fort Donelson, 1875 (two versions)
Sherman's Operations, Atlanta, 1864


Bill of Rights
Declaration of Independence (2)
Monroe Doctrine (2)
Gettysburg Address (2)
Emancipation Proclamation (2)


Dunlap's Pennsylvania Packet, Tuesday April 22 1977
"Valor," Edward Almond, Lt. Gen. USA, June 1 1967,
Virginia Military Institute
"The Last Confederate," Henry C. Howell III
"I think continually of those who were truly great...,"
Stephen Spender
"Jefferson Davis, An American Patriot," broadside
presented by Sen. James O. Eastland in the
U. S. Senate, June 9 1971
Abraham Lincoln, excerpt from first inaugural address,
6 copies

Box 6 -- Maps (this is actually a folder of encapsulated maps too large to fit into the Hollinger Box #5)

Atlas of the Union & Confederate Armies, 1894
Bay of Mobile
United States (two versions)

Box 7 -- Herman Baxter, Scrapbook and United States Flag

Framed Items

Independence Hall, Philadelphia -- limited edition
print on silk, signed by the artist (artist's
name not legible)
Robert E. Lee -- lithograph, reproduction of Cornelius
Hawkins' oil portrait, presented to Lionel
Baxter by Henry Rau of Alexandria, Virginia
Gen. J. E. Stuart -- lithograph of plumed hat, gauntlets,
Le Mat revolver and headquarters of Stuart, from
a photograph by Ron Jennings in the collection of
Mississippians in the Confederacy, Richmond, Va.
The Great Locomotive Chase, etching by Kathleen Cantin,
Franklin Mint
General Robert E. Lee, framed print
Colonel Isaac Hane Being Led to His Execution by Carrol
N. Jones, Jr., bicentennial print, Franklin Mint
Declaration of Independence, print, engraved by W. L.
Ormsby, after Durand
Ronald Reagon "honors the memory of German M. Baxter"
F.D.R. "In grateful memory of Herman M. Baxter"
William Penn, lithograph of ALS by Penn; framed and
matted, with metal tag "Presented to Lionel F.
Frances Marion 'Swamp Fox', lithograph with document,
gold frame, clipped signature affixed
General P. G. T. Beauregard ALS, 1838, plus Matthew P. Brady photograph and contemporary engraving
Robert E. Lee, report card signed as President of
Washington College, [1867]


Abdill, George B. Civil War Railroads New York: Bonanza Books, 196l (jacket, first edition)

Allen, Edison B. Of Time and Chase New Orleans: Habersham Corp., 1969 (jacket, 1st printing)

Amann, William, ed. Personnel of the Civil War: The Confederate Armies, vol. 1 New York: Thos. Yoseloff, 1968 (jacket, 3rd printing)

American Association for State & Local History. American Heritage: The Magazine of History, Vol. 16 #1, Dec. 1964

American Heritage Society. Bicentennial Series Desk Calendar 1973, 1974, 1975. American Heritage Pub. Co.

The American Image: Photographs from the National Archives,
1860-1960. NY: Pantheon Books, 1979 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Anderson, Ephraim McD. Memoirs: Historical and Personal: Including the Campaigns of the First Missouri Confed- erate Brigade. Dayton OH: Morningside Bookshop, 1972 (2nd ed., limited to 1,000 copies, #352)

The Annals of the War Written by Leading Participants North and South. Gettysburg: Civil War Times reprint, 1974

Battles of the Civil War, 1861-1865, A Pictorial Presentation Pioneer Press, 1960 (oversize)

Basso, Hamilton. Beauregard, The Great Creole NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1933 (1st ed.)

Baxter, Lionel. A Chronology and Narrative of the Service of Marion Francis Baxter, C. S. A. Compiled and research by Lionel F. Baxter (unpublished)

Benson, Evelyn A. With the Army of West Virginia, 1861-1864, Reminiscences & Letters of Lt. James Abraham Evelyn Benson, 1974 (green, loose leaf notebook)

Bearss, Edwin and Warren Grabau. The Battle of Jackson May 14, 1863. Bearss, Edwin. The Siege of Jackson, July 10-17, 1863; Three Other Post-Vicksburg Actions Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1981 (1st ed.)

Bearss, Edwin C. Decision in Mississippi Jackson: Miss. Commission on the War Between the States, 1962 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Bearss, Edwin C. Forrest at Brice's Cross Roads and in North Mississippi in 1864 Dayton OH: Morningside Bookshop, 1979 (1st ed.)

Bearss, Edwin C. Unconditional Surrender: The Fall of Fort Donelson. (Paper, reprinted from Tennessee Historical Quarterly, March, June, 1962, vol. 21, #'s 1 & 2)

Beers, Henry P. Guide to the Archives of the Government of the Confederate States of America Washington: GSA, 1968

Benardete, Doris, ed. Civil War Humor Mount Vernon NY: Peter Pauper Press, 1963 (jacket)

Benford, Timothy B. The World War II Quiz & Fact Book NY: Harper & Row, 1982 (paper, 1st ed.)

Bettersworth, John K., ed. Mississippi in the Confederacy NY: Kraus Reprint Co., 1970

Biddle, Nicholas, ed. The Journals of the Expedition Under the Command of Capts. Lewis and Clark, two vols. NY: The Heritage Press, 1962

Bolton, Herbert E., ed. Spanish Exploration in the South- west, 1542-1706 NY: Barnes & Noble, 1976 (reprint)

Bozell, L. Brent. The Warren Revolution: Reflections on the Consensus Society New Rocelle NY: Arlington House, 1966 (dust jacket)

Brandon, William. The American Heritage Book of Indians NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1961 (boxed)

Brick, John. The Richmond Raid Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1963 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Bridwell, Ronald E. ...That We Should Have a Port...A History of the Port of Georgetown, South Carolina, 1732-1865 Ronald E. Bridwell, 1982

Brown, D. Alexander. The Galvanized Yankees Urbana: Univ. of IL Press, 1963 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Brown, D. Alexander. Grierson's Raid Urbana, Univ. of IL Press, 1962 (paper)

Burns, Zed H. Ship Island and the Confederacy Hattiesburg: Univ. & Col. Press of Miss., 1971 (paper, 1st ed.)

Burt, Nathaniel. The Perennial Philadelphian: The Anatomy of an American Aristocracy Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1963 (dust jacket)

Buskirk, Steve. Mount McKinley: The Story Behind the Scenery Las Vegas: KC Publications, 1980 (paperback)

Calmer, Ned. The Strange Land NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1950 (1st ed.)

Catton, Bruce. The American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War, 2 vols. NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1960 (boxed)

Catton, Bruce. The Coming Fury, vol. 1 Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1961 (1st ed.)

Catton, Bruce. Terrible Swift Sword, vol. 2 Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1963 (1st ed.)

Catton, Bruce. Never Call Retreat, vol. 3, The Centennial History of the Civil War Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1965 (1st ed.)

Catton, Bruce. A Stillness at Appomattox Garden City NY: Dougleday & Co., 1953 (jacket, 1st ed., signed by author)

Chandler, David L. The Natural Superiority of Southern Politicians Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1977 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Chesnut, Mary Boykin; Ben Ames Williams, ed. A Diary from Dixie Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1949 (jacket)

The Civil War Tax in Louisiana: 1865, Based on Direct Tax Assessments of Louisianians New Orleans: Polyanthos, 1975 (paper, reprint)

Claiborne, J. F. H. Mississippi as a Province, Territory and State, vol. 1 Baton Rouge: Louisiana State U. Press, 1964 (dust jacket)

Cooke, Alistair. Alistair Cooke's America NY: Alfred A. Knoph, 1974 (jacket)

Connelly, Thomas L. Autumn of Glory: The Army of Tenessee, 1862-1865. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State U. Press, 1971 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Cowles, Capt. Calvin D., comp. Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Washington: GPO, 1891-1895 (jacket, reprint, NY: Thos. Yoseloff, 1958, oversize)

Crane, Stephen. The Red Badge of Courage NY: Heritage Press, 1944 (boxed, Ltd. Editions Club)

Craven, Bvt. Lieut. Col. John J. Prison Life of Jefferson Davis Biloxi: Souvenir Shop, Jef. Davis Shrine, 1960 (reprint)

Creasey, Sir Edward S. The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World. NY: For the Members of the Limited Editions Club, 1969 (boxed)

Cunningham, S. A. Index: The Confederate Veteran Published monthly in the interest of Confederate Veterans and Kindred Topics, vols. 1-40. Dayton OH: Morningside Bookshop, n.d. (reprint)

DaCosta, Beverly, ed. Historic Houses of America Open to the Public NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1971 (1st ed.)

Davidson, Marshall B. The American Heritage History of American Antiques from the Revolution to the Civil War NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1968

Davidson, Marshall B. The American Heritage History of Notable American Houses NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1971 (boxed)

Davis, Williams C. The Orphan Brigade: The Kentucky Confederates Who Couldn't Go Home Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1980 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Dennis, Frank A. Kemper County Rebel: the Civil War Diary of Robert Masten Holmes, C.S.A. Jackson: University & College Press of Mississippi, l973 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Downey, Fairfax. Famous Horses of the Civil War NY: Thos. Nelson & Sons, 1959 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Drumm, Stella M., ed. Down the Santa Fe Trail and into Mexico: The Diary of Susan Shelby Magoffin, 1846-47 New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1962

DuPont: The Autobiography of an American Enterprise Wilmington: E. I. duPont de Nemours & Company, 1952 (first printing)

Eaton, Clement. Jefferson Davis NY: The Free Press, 1977 (jacket)

Eisenhower. General Dwight D. Eisenhower Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, 1969 (#384)

Esposito, Brig. Gen. Vincent J., ed. The West Point Atlas of American Wars, 2 vols. NY: Praeger Publishers, 1978 (boxed)

Evans, Clement A., ed. Confederate Military History, vols. 1 - 12 Atlanta: Confederate Pub. Co., 1899

Falls, Cyril, ed. Great Military Battles NY: The Macmillan Company, 1964 (dust jacket)

Fiske, John. The Mississippi Valley in the Civil War Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1909 (1st edition)

Fitzpatrick, George and John L. Sinclair Profile of a State: New Mexico Albuquerque: Horn and Wallace, 1965 (dust jacket)

Foote, Shelby. The Civil War, A Narrative: Fort Sumter to Perryville NY: Random House, 1958 (jacket, 10th printing)

Forbes, Ester. Paul Revere & the World He Live In Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1942 (1st ed.)

Fox, John Jr. The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1903 (1st ed.)

Freeman, Douglas S. Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command vols. 1 and 2. NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1946 (jacket, Arlington edition)

Freeman, Douglas S. Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command vol. 3. NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1944 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Freeman, Douglas S. R. E. Lee: A Biography, 4 vols. NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1962 (jacket)

Gannon, Michael V. Rebel Bishop: the Life and Era of Augustin Verot. Milwaukee: Bruce Pub. Co., 1964 (jacket, 1st ed., presentation copy by author)

Garner, James W. Reconstruction in Mississippi Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1968 (paper)

Giraud, Marcel. Trans. by Joseph C. Lambert A History of French Louisiana: The Reign of Louis XIV, 1698-1715, vol. 1 Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1974 (jacket, first American edition)

Gordon, Gen. John B. Reminiscences of the Civil War NY; Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1904

Gottchalk, Louis. Lafayette in America, 1777-1783 Arveyres, France: L'Esprit de Lafayette Society, 1975

Greenwell, Dale. The Third Mississippi Regiment, C.S.A. Pascagoula: Lewis Printing Services, 1972 (1st ed.) (two copies)

Groner, Alex. The American Heritage History of American Business and Industry NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1972

Hale, Laura V. Four Valiant Years in the Lower Shenandoah Valley, 1861-1865 Strasbourg VA: Shenandoah Publishing House, 1968 (2nd ed., inscribed by author)

Hamilton, Holman. Zachary Taylor: Soldier in the White House Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1951 (1st ed.)

Hanna, A. J. Flight Into Oblivion Johnson Publishing Company, 1938 (1st ed.)

Hapgood, David, and David Richardson. Monte Cassino NY: Congdon & Weed, 1984 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Hartje, Robert G. Van Dorn: The Life and Times of a Confederate General Nashville: Vanderbilt Univ. Press, 1967 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Haskin, Frederic J. The Panama Canal Garden City NY: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1913 (1st ed.)

Hattaway, Herman. General Stephen D. Lee Jackson: Univ. Press of Miss., 1976 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Hay, Thomas R. Hood's Tennessee Campaign NY: Walter Neale, 1929 (1st ed.)

Hilborn, Nat and Sam. South Carolina: Battleground in the Revolution of Freedom. Columbia SC: Sandlapper Press, Inc., 1970 (dust jacket, 1st ed.)

Hitler, Adolf. Mein Kampf The first complete and unexpurgated edition published in the English language. NY: Stackpole Sons, 1939

Hodge, Frederick W., Theodore H. Lewis, & Frederick W. Hodge, eds. Spanish Explorers in the Southern U.S., 1528-1543 NY: Barnes & Noble, 1971 (reprint)

Horn, Stanley F. The Decisive Battles of Nashville Knoxville: Univ. of TN Press, 1968 (jacket, 3rd printing)

Howell, H. Grady, Jr. Going to Meet the Yankees: A History of the "Bloody Sixth" Mississippi Infantry, C.S.A. Jackson: Chickaway Bayou Press, 1981 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Johnson, Joseph. Traditions and Reminiscences Chiefly of the American Revolution in the South Spartanburg SC: The Reprint Co., 1972

Kagan, Hilde Heun, ed. The American Heritage Pictorial Atlas of United States History NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1966 (boxed)

Kane, Harnett T. Natchez on the Mississippi NY: Bonanza Books, 1947 (jacket)

Kissinger, Henry. White House Years Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1979 (jacket)

Knox, Donald. Death March: The Survivors of Bataan NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Kraus, Michael. The United States to 1865, two vols. Ann Arbor: Univ. of MI Press, 1959 (jacket, boxed set)

Lancaster, Bruce. American Heritage Book of the Revolution NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1958

Lattimore, Ralston B., ed. The Story of Robert E. Lee Washington DC: Colortone Press, 1964 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Lee, Guy. C., ed. The World's Orators, vol. 10 NY: G. P. Putnam's, 1903

Leech, Margaret. Reveille in Washington, 1860-1865 NY: Harper & Brother, 1941 (1st ed.)

Leithauser, Joachim G. Trans. from the German by Hugh Merrick. Worlds Beyond the Horizon NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955 (1st Amer. ed.)

Lewis, Walker. Without Fear or Favor: A Biography of Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965 (jacket, 1st printing)

Library of Southern Literature, 16 vols., vol. 15 being a Biographical Dictionary, vol. 16 being Indexes, Reading Courses and Historical Sidelights.

Lyon, Peter. Eisenhower: Portrait of the Hero Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1974 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Malone, Dumas. Jefferson the Virginian, vol. 1 Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1948 (jacket)

Marshall, S.L.A. American Heritage History of World War I NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1964 (boxed)

Martin, Everett D. Liberty NY: W.W. Norton, 1930 (1st printing)

Massey, Mary Elizabeth. Refugee Life in the Confederacy Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1965 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Meade, Robert D. Judah P. Benjamin: Confederate Statesman NY: Oxford Univ. Press, 1943

Michie, Allan A. and Walter Graebner, eds. Their Finest Hour: First-Hand Narratives of the War in England NY: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1941 (1st Amer. ed.)

Military Operations of the Civil War: A Guide-Index to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865 Two copies: Washington, GSA, 1968 and l972 (paper)

Minor, Kate P., comp. An Author and Subject Index to the Southern Historical Society Papers, vols. 1-38 Richmond: Davis Botton, Sup. of Public Printing, 1913 (Virginia State Lib. Bulletin, July, Oct. vol. 6 #s 3,4)

Moore, Frank, ed. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, 12 vols. NY: Arno Press, 1977 (reprint)

Myers, Robert M., ed. The Children of Pride: A True Story of Georgia and the Civil War New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1972 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Nasca, Stephen P. Colonel A. D. Streight's Raid Through Northern Alabama, a Day to Day Account (student paper, St. Barnard College, Alabama, 1973)

National Committee for the Preservation of Existing Records of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, published under the supervision of. American War Songs Philadelphia: privately printed, 1975 (boxed, 1st ed.)

National Geographic Society. The Civil War National Geo. Soc., 1969 (jacket, 1st ed.)

National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Americans, from Originial Paintings by Alonzo Chappel, with Biographies by E. A. Duyckinck, vol. 1 NY: Johnson, Fry & Co., 1862

Nettis, Joseph, photographer. Philadelphia Discovered Phila.: Greater Phila. Magazine, 1964 (boxed, 1st ed.)

Nevins, Allan. The Emergence of Lincoln, 2 vols. NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1950 (jackets)

Nevins, Allan. Ordeal of the Union, 2 vols. NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1947 (jackets, 1st ed.)

Nevins, Allan. The War for the Union: The Improvised War, 1861-1862, vol 1 NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1959 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Nevins, Allan. The War for the Union: War Becomes Revolution, 1862-1863, vol. 2 NY: Chas. Scribner's sons, 1960 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Nevins, Allan. The War for the Union: The Organized War, 1863-1864, vol. 3 NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1971 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Nevins, Allan, The War for the Union: The Organized War to Victory, 1864-1865, vol. 4 NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1971 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Nevins, Allan, James I. Robertson Jr., & Bell I. Wiley, eds. Civil War Books: A Critical Bibliography, two vols. Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1969 (vol. 2) and 1970 (vol. 1) (jackets)

1971 Congressional Staff Directory Washington, 1971 (13th ed.)

Nye, Wilbur St. Here Come the Rebels! Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1965 (jacket, 1st ed., signed by author)

O'Connor, Richard. The First Hurrah: A Biography of Alfred E. Smith NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1970 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Otero, Nina. Old Spain in Our Southwest NY: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1937 (reprint)

Parks, Joseph H. General Leonidas Polk C.S.A.: The Fighting Bishop Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1962 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Pemberton, John C. Pemberton: Defender of Vicksburg Chapel Hill: Univ. of NC Press, 1942 (1st ed.)

Phillips, Herb. Champion Hill! Champion Hill Battlefield Foundation (booklet)

Polley, Robert L., ed. America the Beautiful: In the Words of John F. Kennedy Elm Grove WI: Country Beautiful Foundation, 1964

Pourade, Richard F. The Call to California San Diego: Union-Tribune Pub. Co., 1968 (dust jacket)

President Wilson's Great Speeches and Other History Making Documents Chicago: Stanton and Van Vliet, 1917 (1st ed.)

Purdue, Howell and Eliz. Pat Cleburn, Confederate General Hillsboro TX: Hill Jr. College Press, 1973 (jacket)

Rand, Clayton. Sons of the South NY: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1961 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Remini, Robert V. Andrew Jackson NY: Harper & Row, 1969 (paper)

Rickenbacker, Edward V. Rickenbacker Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1967 (jacket, fourth printing)

Ridley, Bromfield L. Battles and Sketches of the Army of Tennessee Dayton OH: Morningside Bookshop, 1978 (reprint)

Rietti, J.C., comp. Military Annals of Mississippi Spartanburg, SC: The Reprint Co., 1976

Robuck, J.E. My Own Personal Experience and Observation as a Soldier in the Confederate Army During the Civil War, 1861-1865; Also During the Period of Reconstruction Memphis: Burke's Book Store and Frank and Gennie Myers, no date (reprint, jacket)

Roland, Charles P. Albert Sidney Johnston: Soldier of Three Republics Austin: Univ. of TX Press, 1964 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Russell, Francis. The American Heritage History of the Confident Years NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1973

Russell, Lord, of Liverpool. The Knights of Bushido London: Corgi Books, 1980 (paper)

Salisbur, John. A Message for Americans Portland: KXL Radio & Binford & Mort, 1965 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Schurz, William L. The Manila Galleon NY: E. P. dutton, 1939 (paper)

Silver, James W., ed. A Life for the Confederacy: As Recorded in the Pocket Diaries of Pvt. Robert A. Moore Jackson TN: McCowat-Mercer Press, 1959 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Simmons, Henry E., comp. Concise Encyclopedia of the Civil War NY: bonanza Books, 1965 (jacket)

Skelton, R. A., Thomas E. Marston, and George D. Painter The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1965 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Sloss, Edith T. Echoes of the Old Plantation Phila.: Dorrance & Co., 1947 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Smith, J. Frazer. White Pillars NY: Bramhall House, no date (dust jacket)

Smith, Margaret C., ed. by William C. Lewis Jr. Declaration of Consience Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1972 (jacket, presentation copy by Smith to Mr. Baxter)

Smith, Page. A New Age Now Begins: A People's History of the American Revolution, vols. 1 and 2 NY: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1976 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Southern Historical Society Papers, 52 vols. & 2 index vols. Millwood, NY: Kraus Reprint Co., 1977-1980

Stephenson, Wendell H. and E. Merton Coulter, eds. A History of the South, vols. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Vol. 1: Craven, Wesley Frank. The Southern Colonies in the Seventeenth Century, 1607-1689 Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1949 (jacket)

Vol. 3: Alden, John R. The South in the Revolution, 1763-1789 (1957, jacket)

Vol. 4: Abernethy, Thomas P. The South in the New Nation, 1789-1819 (1961, jacket)

Vol. 5: Sydnor, Charles S. The Development of Southern Sectionalism, 1819-1848 (1948, jacket)

Vol. 6: Craven, Avery C. The Growth of Southern Nationalism, 1848-1861 (1953, jacket)

Vol. 7: Coulter, E. Merton. The Confederate States of America, 1861-1865 (1950, jacket)

Vol. 8: Coulter, E. Merton. The South During Reconstruction, 1865-1877 (1947, jacket)

Vol. 9: Woodward C. Vann. Origins of the New South, 1877-1913 (1951, jacket)

Vol. 10: Tindall, George B. The Emergence of the New South, 1913-1945 (1967, jacket)

Stillman, Edmund. The American Heritage History of the
20's and 30's NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1970 (boxed)

Stone, Irving. Men to Match My Mountains: The Opening of the Far West, 1840-1900 Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1956 (jacket, 1st ed., signed by author)

Strode, Hudson. Jefferson Davis: American Patriot, 1808-1861 NY: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1955 (jacket, 1st ed., presentation copy)

Strode, Hudson. Jefferson Davis: Confederate President NY: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1959 (jacket, 1st ed., presentation copy)

Strode, Hudson. Jefferson Davis: Private Letters, 1823-1889 NY: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1966 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Strode, Hudson. Jefferson Davis: Tragic Hero: The Last Twenty-Five Years, 1864-1889 NY: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1964 (jacket, 1st ed., presentation copy)

Stuart, Jozefa, & Wilson R. Gathings. Great Southern Mansions NY: Walker & Co., 1977 (paper, 1st ed.)

Sulzburger, C. L. American Heritage Picture History of World War II, 2 vols. NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1966 (boxed)

Taylor, Richard. Destruction and Reconstruction: Personal Experiences of the Late War Gettysburg: Civil War times, 1974

Tebeau, Charlton W. A History of Florida Coral Gables: Univ. of Miami Press, 1971 (jacket 1st ed.)

Toward a Meaningful Bicentennial 1969, Phila. 1976 Bicentennial Corp. (oversize)

Townsend, George A. Rustics in Rebellion: A Yankee Reporter on the Road to Richmond, 1861-1865 Chapel Hill: Univ. of NC Press, 1950 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Tregaskis, Richard. Guadalcanal Diary NY: Random House, 1943 (first printing)

Tully, Andrew. Supreme Court NY: Simon & Schuster, 1963 (jacket)

Tumulty, Joseph P. Woodrow Wilson As I Know Him Garden City NY: Literary Digest, n.d. (special ed.)

Turnard, W. H. A Southern Record: The History of the Third Regiment Louisiana Infantry Dayton: Morningside Bookshop, 1970 (reprint, #335)

United Press International and Amer. Heritage Mag., comp. Four Days: The Historical Record of the Death of President Kennedy Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1964 (two copies)

Walters, John B. Merchant of Terror: General Sherman and Total War Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merril Co., 1973 (jacket, 1st ed.)

War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 128 vols. Washington: GPO, 1894 (reprint by the National Historical Society, Gettysburg, 1972)

Warner, Ezra J. Generals in Blue: Lives of the Union Commanders Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1964 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Warner, Ezra J. Generals in Gray: Lives of the Confederate Commanders Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1959 (jacket)

Webb, Willard, ed. Crucial Moments in the Civil War NY: Bonanza Books, 1961 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Weems, Mason L. & Marcus Cunliffe, eds. The Life of Washington Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard U. Press, 1967 (jacket, second printing)

Wells, Kenneth D. Awake Throughout the Land Valley Forge: published by the author, 1968 (a limited ed., #87, paper)

Wessels, William L. Born to Be a Soldier: The Military Career of William Wing Loring of St. Augustine, Florida Fort Worth: TX Christian U Press, 1971 (paper, 1st print)
Whittemore, Charles P. A General of the Revolution: John Sullivan of New Hampshire NY: Columbia U Press, 1961 (jacket,1st ed.)

Wiley, Bell I., text. Embattled Confederates NY: Harper & Row, 1964 (jacket, 1st ed.)

Williams. T. Harry. P. G. T. Beauregard: Napoleon in Gray Baton Rouge: LA State U Press, 1971 (jacket)

Wills, Garry. Inventing America: Jefferson's Declaration of Independence NY: Vintage Books, 1979 (paper)

Wingfield, Marshall. General A. P. Stewart: His Life and Letters Memphis: W. Tenn. Hist. Soc., 1954 (1st ed.)

Wyeth, John A. Life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest Dayton: Morningside Bookshop, 1975 (1st ed.)

Oversize, spiral bound souvenier book of Richard Nixon's trip to the Middle East

Genealogy Books

Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy, First Families in
America, Frederick Virkus, ed., 1925

Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, L. G. Pine, ed., MCMLII

Campbell Chronicles and Family Sketches Embracing the History of Campbell County, Virginia, 1782-1926, R. H. Early, 1927

Carolina Cradle, Settlement of the Northwest Carolina Frontier, 1747-1762, Robert W. Ramsey, n.d.

The Cradle, Anatomy of a Town-Fact and Fiction
Peter Kohn, 1969

Charleston, A Gracious Heritage, Robert Molloy, n.d.

Early Settlers of Alabama, with Notes and Genealogies Col. James E. Saunders, Elizabeth S. B. Stubbs Part I, 1899 and 1961

English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records Louis des Cognets, Jr., comp., 1958

Essex Wills (England), vol. 1, 1558-1565 F. G. Emmison, ed., 1982

First Record Book of the "Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow," organized in 1697 and now the First Reformed Church of Tarrytown, N. Y. Rev. David Cole, 1901

A Genealogical History of the O'Reillys James Carney, ed., 1959

Genealogical History of the Rutherford Family, Vols. l & 2 William K. and Anna C. Z. Rutherford, 1969

Same, revised edition, vols. 1 & 2, 1979

The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales Sir Bernard Burke, 1884

General Griffith Rutherford and Allied Families Minnie R. H. Long, comp., 1942

The Goulds, a Social History, Edwin P. Hoyt, 1969

Historical Collections of Georgia, third edition Rev. George White, 1855

A History of Marion County, South Carolina, from Its Earliest Times to the Present, 1901, W. W. Sellers, 1902

City Directory and History of Montgomery, Alabama Beale & Phelan, 1878

A History of New York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, Diedrich Knickerbocker, 1859

A History of Shenandoah County, Virginia, John W. Wayland, 1927

A History of the Stewart or Stuart Family, Henry Lee, n.d.

A History of Sumter County, South Carolina Anne K. Gregorie, 1954

Irish and Scotch-Irish Ancestral Research, Vol. II, Bibliography and Family Index, Margaret D. Falley, 1961

Life on Old St. David's Bermuda, E. A. McCallan, 1948

Lowndes Court House, A Chronical of Hayneville, and Alabama Black Belt Village, 1820-1900 Mildred B. Russell, n.d.

The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, The Barons Named in the Magna Charta, 1215, and Some of Their Descendants Who Settled in America, 1607-1650 Arthur Adams and Frederick L. Weis, 1955

Memorial Record of Alabama, A Concise Account of the State's Political, Military, Professional and Industrial Progress, Together with the Personal Memoirs of Many of Its People, in Two Volumes, Vol. 1, 1893

Milford Tombstone Inscriptions, Morris W. Abbott, 1967

Minutes of the Vestry of St. Helena's Parish, South Carolina, 1726-1812, A. S. Salley, Jr., 1919

North and South Carolina Marriage Records, from the Earliest Colonial Days to the Civil War William M. Clemens, comp. and ed., 1973

The Northrup-Northrup Genealogy, A. Judd Northrup, n.d.

Sweat Families of the South, Erbon W. Wise, 1983

Virginia Heraldica, 2nd edition, William A. Crozier, 1953

The Publications of The Harleian Society, Vol. XLI MDCCCXCVII: The Visitation of Cambridge, John W. Clay, 1897

Warrants for Lands in South Carolina, 1692-1711 A. S. Salley, Jr., ed., 1915

Warrants for Lands in South Carolina, 1680-1692 A. S. Salley, Jr., ed., 1911

The Whitney Family of Connecticut and Its Affiliations, Vol. I and II and III, S. Whitney Phoenix, 1878

William Russell and His Descendants and the Russell Family in Virginia, Anna R. des Cognets and Louis des Cognets, Jr., 1960

Journals and Periodicals
Confederate Philatelist, 33 vols., July 1970 - Feb. 1976
Confederate Veteran, 8 vols., Mar. 1985 - Feb. 1986
Civil War Times, 155 vols., Oct. 1960 - July 1978
Horizon, 12 vols., 1964, 1968, 1969
Look, 2 vols., Dec. 3 1963 and Sept. 7 1964
Life, Oct. 2 1964
Muster Roll of the C.S.A., 3 vols., Jan. 1972 and Jan. 1974
Philco Radio Atlans, 2 vols., 1936
Rebel Yell, 112 vols., 1975 - 1986
Seven Stars Sentinel, 10 vols., March 1985 - Feb. 1986

Additional Items.

Hollinger box (one) -- various miscellaneous programs, brochures, pamphlets, souveniers of historic homes, etc.;
these items are not listed individually in this inventory

Foot Locker -- Hermann M. Baxter, 1st Lt., Infantry, 0-514472
Please note that the U. S. flag and Hermann Baxter scrapbook
which were in the foot locker were moved to the archives
(see page 12, Box 7 of this inventory)

Microfilm -- 20th Mississippi Infantry Regiment C.S.A.
Records from Archives in Washington, one box containing six