Huntington, West Virginia lawyer and Civil War collector. Papers include articles written for "Confederate Echoes" and "Rhode Island History", as well as photographs and newspaper clippings. Books and scale models of Civil War armaments were also part of the collection.
The digitized items here do not represent the entirety of the Claude Morgan Papers, 1963-1972. To view what other materials are in this collection but not yet digitized and available online, search the guide to the Claude Morgan Papers, 1963-1972.
Encampment at 50th anniversary reunion of Battle of Gettysburg, July 1913, b&w. This appears to have been originally a page from a large coffee-table book, or a poster.
"Soldiers and Citizens" Robert E. lee & other leaders at Greenbrier, W.Va., Aug. 1869, b&w. Similar to: 1975.0099.04.13.01. Caption reads: Robert E. lee with former Union and Confederate leaders at the Greenbrier, While Sulphur Springs, W.Va., August 1869. Those identified in the photo: Gen. John W. Geary; Gen. John B. Magruder; Gen. Robert D. Lilley; Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard; Gen. Lewis Wallace; Gen. Henry A. Wise; Gen. Joseph L. Brent; Gen. James Connor; Blacque Bay; Gen. Robert E. Lee; George Peabody; W.W. Corcoran; James Lyons
Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Va., after the surrender, 1865, b&w. This photo is generally credited as being taken outside Lee's home in Richmond, late April 1865. Original was a Matthew Brady image.