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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Monroe F. Cockrell Collection, 1862, 1864, 1963-1964



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cockrell, Monroe F. (Monroe Fulkerson), b. 1884
Title: Cockrell, Monroe F., collection
Dates: 1862, 1864, 1963-1964
Abstract: The Monroe F. Cockrell Collection, 1862, 1864, 1963-1964, contains three letters concerning the Confederate Army’s battles, hospitals, and railroads during the Civil War.
Accession No.: 65-182
Extent: 4 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Monroe Fulkerson Cockrell (1884-1972) lived in Evanston, Illinois, and served as Vice President of the Continental and Illinois National Bank and Trust Company in Chicago. He was also a Civil War historian and genealogist and wrote numerous books, including History of Early Dallas (1944), Gunner with Stonewall: Reminiscences of Thomas Poague (1957), and The Early Cockrells in Missouri (1966).

Missouri Valley Special Collections. "Monroe F. Cockrell Papers." Kansas City Public Library. Accessed November 9, 2010. http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37045.

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Scope and Contents

The Monroe F. Cockrell Collection, 1862, 1864, 1963-1964, contains three letters concerning the Confederate Army’s battles, hospitals, and railroads during the Civil War. The collection includes a photocopy and transcript of a January 6, 1862, letter by Confederate Colonel A. P. Hill, discussing the impending battle of Bull Run. The transcript contains notes dated 1963 by historian Lester N. Fitzhugh and Cockrell. A typescript of a March 28, 1864, letter by S. H. Stout describes his work as Confederate Medical Director of Hospitals in Atlanta, Georgia, and contains an end note by Cockrell in 1964. The final letter transcript, dated July 27, 1964, is an analysis by Cockrell regarding the Manassas Junction and Centreville Confederate Military Railroad, a part of the Orange, Alexandria, and Manassas Railroad.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Cockrell, Monroe F. (Monroe Fulkerson), b. 1884 -- Archives.
Stout, Samuel Hollingsworth, 1822-1903
Hill, A. P. (A. Powell)
Fitzhugh, Lester N. (Lester Newton), 1917-
Subjects (Organizations)
Confederate States of America. Army.
Orange, Alexandria, and Manassas Railroad
Subjects
Hospitals -- Confederate States of America.
Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1862
Places
Evanston (Ill.)
Richmond (Va.)
Manassas (Va.)
Atlanta (Ga.)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

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Related Material

See also Monroe F. Cockrell Papers at the Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri.

See also Monroe F. Cockrell Papers at the Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

See also Monroe Fulkerson Cockrell Papers at Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Monroe F. Cockrell Collection, 1862, 1864, 1963-1964, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by W. H. Richter, September 1964.

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Correspondence:

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2L142 A. P. Hill on impending Battle of Bull Run, January 6, 1862, 1963
[photocopy and typescript]
S. H. Stout on Confederate Medical Department, March 28, 1864, 1964
[typescript]
Cockrell on the Manassas Junction and Centreville Confederate Military Railroad, July 27, 1964
[typescript]

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