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Letter, 1863 March 14

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1
Identifier: id322338
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This letter is from William J. Harris, in Camp near Falling Creek, to "My Dearest Lia," no place. Harris renews his invitation of yesterday's letter for her to come to Virginia if accompanied by another woman. He will apply for a furlough, but it will probably be turned down. He thinks constantly of his "dear absent wife."

Dates: 1863 March 14

Diary, 1862

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The diary of William Coe, a minister from the Shenandoah Valley, with entries dated from May 29, 1862 to August 13, 1862. He writes about the Seven Days and Cedar Mountain battles and shifts in area from Confederate to Union control. He discusses slavery, specifically a man he enslaves who marries a free woman, as well as the death and burial of an enslaved woman who was his servant's mother.

Dates: 1862

Letter, 1864 July 30

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 1
Scope and Contents

Letter from M. Strickler, Manager, for Joseph R. Anderson and Co., at Torry Furnace, [Botetourt Co., Va.?] to Dr. Nelson Waller, no place. He justifies his conduct toward three escaped enslaved men, Haws, Peter, and Moses, belonging to Dr. Waller. He mentions Gen. John Daniel Imboden and his men who captured Haws and several other enslaved individuals. The General is ensuring their safety in Staunton.

Dates: Other: 1864 July 30

Letter, 1864 September 13

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 2
Scope and Contents

Letter from M. Strickler, Manager for Joseph R. Anderson, at Torry Furnace, Augusta Co., Va., to Dr. Nelson Waller, no place. Strickler plans to send Haws [enslaved by Waller] home because he needs medical treatment. He hears that Moses and Peter were last seen in Craig Co., Va.

Dates: Other: 1864 September 13

Letter, 1863 June 14

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

A letter from Charles E. Turner, Yorktown, to "Brother". He describes the skirmishes at Blackwater and Suffolk, Virginia.

Dates: 1863 June 14

Letter, 1862 April 20

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Letter from Oliver H. Sargent in Yorktown Plains, Virginia to a friend, Hoyt, regarding a battle during the opening seige of Yorktown in which his unit, the 22nd Massachusetts participated. The collection includes a cabinet photograph of Oliver Sargent in uniform. Sargent was possibly killed in action by a Confederate landmine, one of the first Union soldiers to be killed in that manner.

Dates: 1862 April 20

Letter, 1862 April

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Letter from William Lynch, 53rd Regiment, Va. Vol., Engineer's Corp, Yorktown, Virginia, to Provost Marshal, asking to be released to help defend Yorktown from Union troops. A typescript is included.

Dates: Other: 1862 April

Letter, Benjamin Schwartz, Camp Griffin, to "Sister Libby", 1861 November 23

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 1
Identifier: cuid269
Scope and Contents

A letter from Benjamin Schwartz, Camp Griffin, to "Sister Libby" describes current camp life. He's fixing up things to keep them warm. He went to two reviews, one at Bailey's Cross Roads.

Dates: 1861 November 23

Letter, Benjamin Schwartz, Camp Griffin, to "Dear Sister", 1862 March 5

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 2
Identifier: cuid270
Scope and Contents

A letter from Benjamin Schwartz, Camp Griffin, to "Dear Sister".

Dates: 1862 March 5

Letter, Benjamin Schwartz, Williamsburg, to "Dear Sister", 1862 November 21

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 4
Identifier: cuid271
Scope and Contents

A letter from Benjamin Schwartz, Williamsburg, to "Dear Sister" discusses his concerns about money sent. They're busy building winter quarters. He notes that they have many new horses and recruits and predicts war will not last long.

Dates: 1862 November 21

Letter, Benjamin Schwartz, Williamsburg, to "My Dear Sister", 1863 April 23

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 5
Identifier: cuid272
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A letter from Benjamin Schwartz, Williamsburg, to "Dear Sister" relates tales of a hard week. The rebels burned a Union camp, but they repulsed them and captured a number of rebel prisoners.

Dates: 1863 April 23

Letter, Benjamin Schwartz, Williamsburg, to "My Dear Sister", 1863 May 1

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 6
Identifier: cuid273
Scope and Contents

A letter from Benjamin Schwartz, Williamsburg, to "My Dear Sister", in which he predicts the rebels will have to give up as they are near starved and played out to nothing. He was taken prisoner and made his escape.

Dates: 1863 May 1

Letter, Benjamin Schwartz, Williamsburg, to "My Dear Sister", 1863 June 10

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 7
Identifier: cuid274
Scope and Contents

A letter from Benjamin Schwartz, Williamsburg, to "My Dear Sister" informing her he's sending money.

Dates: 1863 June 10

Letter, Benjamin Schwartz, Portsmouth, Virginia, to "Dear Sister", 1864 February 25

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 8
Identifier: cuid275
Scope and Contents

A letter from Benjamin Schwartz, Portsmouth, Virginia describes the march to Richmond and a foiled plan to burn the city.

Dates: 1864 February 25

Letter, Benjamin Schwartz, Camp near Portsmouth, Virginia, to "My Dear Sister", 1864 April 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 9
Identifier: cuid276
Scope and Contents

A letter from Benjamin Schwartz, Camp near Portsmouth, Virginia discusses how their camp has moved many times.

Dates: 1864 April 11

Letter, Benjamin Schwartz, Camp near Portsmouth, Virginia, to "My Dear Sister", 1864 April 26

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 10
Identifier: cuid277
Scope and Contents

A letter from Benjamin Schwartz, Camp Near Portsmouth, Virginia, to "My Dear Sister" says that he is sending her money.

Dates: 1864 April 26

Letter, Benjamin Schwartz, camp near Jones Landing, to "My Dear Sister", 1864 August 21

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 11
Identifier: cuid278
Scope and Contents

A letter from Benjamin Schwartz, camp near Jones Landing, to "My dear Sister", Elizabeth Schwartz, North Buffalo, Erie County, New York. He is surprised that the Home Guard was called out to defend Buffalo and he describes prowess of Company F.

Dates: 1864 August 21

Letter, Benjamin Schwartz, near Richmond, Virginia, to "Dear Sister", 1865 March 25

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 12
Identifier: cuid279
Scope and Contents

A letter from Benjamin Schwartz, near Richmond, Va., to "Dear Sister", stating he is well and will send 15 dollars. He inquires after Caty, wishing to hear from her.

Dates: 1865 March 25

Letter, Henry Jackson, Deep Bottom, Virginia, to Miss Elizabeth Schwartz, Williamsville, Erie County, New York, 1865 March 25

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 13
Identifier: cuid280
Scope and Contents

A letter from Henry Jackson, Deep Bottom, Virginia, is on stationery printed with "U. S. Christian Commission." Handwritten underneath is the note "and hard tack." He sends money and conveys that Benjamin has gone out on a raid.

Dates: 1865 March 25

Letter, Benjamin Schwartz, Richmond, to "Dear Sister", 1865 April 29

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 14
Identifier: cuid281
Scope and Contents

Letter from Benjamin Schwartz, Richmond, to "Dear Sister" stating the war is over.

Dates: 1865 April 29

Letter, Benjamin Schwartz, Sollomon City, Saline County, Kansas to "Dear Sister", 1869 March 3

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 16
Identifier: cuid282
Scope and Contents

A letter from Benjamin Schwartz, Sollomon City, Saline County, Kansas to "Dear Sister", discusses the cold weather and high water. The letter also contains a single sheet, with paper and ink similar to the letter above, asking for Henry's location and noting the loss of Eve's husband.

Dates: 1869 March 3

Envelope to Miss Elizabeth Schwartz, Williamsville, Erie Co., New York, undated

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 17
Identifier: cuid283
Scope and Contents

The envelope is addressed to Miss Elizabeth Schwartz, Williamsville, Erie Co., New York. All envelopes in this collection were digitized together.

Dates: undated

Envelope to Elizabeth Schwartz, Williamsville, Erie Co., New York, 1862 September 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 3
Identifier: cuid284
Scope and Contents

The envelope is addressed to Elizabeth Schwartz, Williamsville, Erie Co., New York. All envelopes in the collection were digitized together.

Dates: 1862 September 13

Envelope to Miss Elizabeth Schwartz, Williamsville, Erie County, N.Y., 1868

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 15
Identifier: cuid285
Scope and Contents

The envelope is addressed to Miss Elizabeth Schwartz, Williamsville, Erie County, N. Y. and has the word "Coyote" written on it. All envelopes in this collection were digitized together.

Dates: 1868

Letter, 1862 April 17

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 2
Identifier: cuid287