1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Egypt. Jaysh.

  1. Henry Clay Derrick papers, 1848-1994

    40 items. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet. 1 micofilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Civil engineer and army officer. Diaries recording Derrick's service with other former Confederate and Union soldiers in the Egyptian army (Jaysh) under the Khedive as an engineer conducting surveys and preparing maps, a description of a military expedition into Abyssinia, transcripts and synopses of portions of the diaries and Derrick's letters to his wife, Mary Frances Crosby Derrick, and other family members, and photocopies of clippings and other related papers.