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    • Margaret Johnston Bard

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    • Margaret Johnston Bard poses for a formal portrait, wearing a long velvet dress. Though few of her personal papers remain, Margaret Bard was known for her intelligence and religious devotion. Her family fortune brought wealth to John Bard through...
    • William Bard, son of John Bard

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Willie Bard stands for a formal portrait. The only son of Margaret Johnston Bard and John Bard, his death in 1868 plunged the family into such grief that removal from Annandale to Europe seemed the only course. A small white stone was installed...
    • John Bard

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Posing here as a young man, John Bard was born in 1819 to a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York...
    • "The House on the Rock"

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    • The structure in the foreground, sometimes referred to as the 'Stone Jug,' was the first dormitory on campus. An article in a February 1897 issue of the St. Stephen's Messenger notes the following: "In this house lived the few students, who at...
    • Civil War record for John Wynkoop

    • African American men; African American soldiers; African Americans;
    • The first page of the Civil War record of John Wynkoop of Marbletown, New York. John died on May 6th, 1864 at the age of 21 of diarrhea at the General Hospital of New Orleans. He enlisted in the 20th Infantry on February 9, 1864.
    • 1863-02-18 letter from James Thitchener to his aunt

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • James writes of the winter weather in Virginia and the food that his regiment receives. He hopes to come home on a furlough, as his other comrades are receiving them. He has already grown tired of the war. He asks how members of his family are...
    • 1864-09-26, Letter from Johannes Lefevre to his father Josiah P. Lefevre

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • Johannes writes this letter to his father fully describing the Battle of Winchester which occurred a week prior. Johannes feels lucky to have come out of this battle untouched since his company had suffered many casualties. He describes that he...
    • 1864-05-01 Letter from Johannes Lefevre to Solomon Dubois

    • Huguenots; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns;
    • Letter written from Johannes Lefevre to Solomon Dubois. Johannes is currently embarking on his "spring campaign" near Baton Rouge. He explains that it is strange to hear of lighthearted things such as pretty girls and sleigh riding from Sol while...
    • 1864-09-21 Letter from Johannes Lefevre to his father Josiah P. Lefevre

    • Winchester, Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1864;United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields;United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • In a letter written to his father, Johannes discusses winning one of the most terrible battles in the war, the Battle at Winchester. He gives thanks for being unharmed and lists all the dead and wounded from the Ulster County Company's.
    • 1864-10-09 Letter from Johannes Lefevre to his sister, Jane Lefevre

    • Huguenots; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • Johannes writes a letter to his sister and says that it is the first time in three weeks that he is not engaged in some form of marching or fighting. He talks about winning the Battle of Winchester and not getting much sleep that night due to the...
    • 1864-10-17 Letter from Johannes Lefevre to his family

    • Huguenots; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • Johannes writes that he has been elevated in the "military ladder" and says that he will muster tomorrow. Some of his comrades have been recommended for promotions and he believes that they will soon be Captains. Johannes wants Ralph to know that...
    • 1864-10-23 Letter from Johannes Lefevre to his father, Josiah P. Lefevre

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United...
    • Johannes writes a letter to his father saying that he remains very thankful, even though he was severely wounded at the Battle of Cedar Creek on October 19. A "minnie ball" went through his thigh and came out through his hip bone. He can't move his...
    • 1864-10-29 Letter from Johannes Lefevre to his mother, Elizabeth Lefevre

    • Huguenots; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United...
    • Johannes writes to his mother describing his wounds and how he is feeling currently. He knows how anxious she has been about his condition and laments that she has "been suffering more in mind for the last week than I have been suffering in body". ...

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