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Charles Washington Coleman, Sr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00011
Scope and Contents The collection is arranged into three series and includes correspondence, receipts, insurance documents, and photographs.  Series 1 contains correspondence, which is arranged alphabetically by the surname of the sender. Series 2 contains financial papers and largely includes bills and receipts for the estate of Coleman's father, Thomas.  Series 3 contains general subject/miscellaneous files and covers topics such as the Shelton-Laurel Massacre, Coleman's friend Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans, and...

Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington Coleman Papers

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Identifier: MS 00007
Scope and Contents The collection contains the papers of Williamsburg native Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington Coleman and includes correspondence, Coleman's personal writings, various publications, legal and financial papers, and artifacts.

David Edward Cronin's "The Vest Mansion"

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1996.32 and Acc. 1997.11
Scope and Contents Two typescripts (copy) of David Edward Cronin's history of the occupation of Williamsburg during the Civil War entitled "The Vest Mansion, its Historical and Romantic Associations as Confederate and Union Headquarters, 1862-1865."  302 pp. Cronin served as Provost Marshall during the occupation. The Vest Mansion served as headquarters. Original is in the New-York Historical Society. Parke Rouse's pencilling of the copy is evident in the manuscript. Not to be...

Eastern State Hospital Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01415
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of material, chiefly 1862-1868, relating to Eastern Lunatic Asylum (now Eastern State Hospital), Williamsburg, Va. Includes correspondence, a list of female patients and "coloured" female patients, patient reports, and requisition orders of Dr. Peter Wager, director of the hospital during the Union occupation of Williamsburg. There are also replies, 1956-1957, to inquiries for information about Dr. John de Sequeyera [or Sequeyra], a physician at the hospital from 1773...

Benjamin Stoddert Ewell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 Ew3
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials dated 1784-1934. It includes correspondence, legal papers, and accounts, chiefly 1830-1892, of Benjamin S. Ewell, professor at the U.S. Military Academy, Hampden-Sydney College, Washington and Lee College, and the College of William and Mary (which he served as acting president, 1848-1849, and president, 1854-1888). Letters from Ewell during the Civil War when he was assistant adjutant-general to Gen. Joseph E. Johnston are included as well. Among the...

Galt Papers (I)

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Identifier: Mss. 78 G13
Scope and Contents Professional and personal papers; 1745-1892; of the Galt family of Williamsburg, Virginia. Papers primarily concern the Galt family's work at the Eastern State Hospital, including apothecary shop daybooks, account books, medical daybooks, clinical notebooks, weather diaries, commonplace books, reports, medical notes, lecture notes, correspondence, and other. The personal papers consist of diaries, letters, scrapbooks, school notes, financial papers, memoirs, and other material.The...

Garrett Family Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 69 G19
Scope and Contents Correspondence of the Garrett family of Williamsburg, Va., concerning family and social news, politics, and the Civil War. Earlier letters deal mainly with business and political news, as several Garrett family members, including Richard R. Garrett, Alexander C. Garrett, and Dr. Robert M. Garrett, were involved in the politics of 19th century Virginia. Correspondence of Dr. Robert M. Garrett and his brothers Alexander C. Garrett and B. F. Garrett concerning the sale of "Yardley," Northampton...

General Order Number 11

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Identifier: SC 00058
Scope and Contents Letter giving a general order (Number 11) regarding the galloping of horses.  This order was issued from Fort Magruder in Williamsburg, which was under Union occupation at the time on June 14, 1864.

Ira F. Gensel Letter

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Identifier: SC 01348
Content Description Four page letter from Union Officer 2nd Lieutenant Ira F. Gensel of the 4th United States Regular Infantry from a camp near Roper's meeting House in James City County, Virginia dated May 11, 1862. He describes his march into Williamsburg after the battle that took place in that city and the high casualties as a result of that battle. He calls Williamsburg a beautiful city but the court houses, William and Mary College, and all of the churches are used as hospitals and are filled. Gensel also...

Maximilian Hartman Diaries

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.79
Scope and Contents Two diaries written by Civil War soldier Maximilian Hartman are included as well as a transcription of their contents.  The first diary begins in September of 1861 and continues until February, 1862.  The second diary continues from February, 1862 and ends in May of that same year.  The diaries delineate the travels and military actions of the 93rd Regiment from Pennsylvania as it passes through Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Virginia.  Of local interest are the descriptions of events in...

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Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert 2
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Alfriend, Frank H., 1841-1887 1
Alfriend, Frank Heath 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities--History. 1
Blain, Mary Randolph, 1840-1939 1
Blayton, James Blaine, Sr., (Dr.) 1
Bowden, Henry M. 1
Bucktrout Cemetery (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Churchill, Cassimere, 1840-1861 1
Coleman, Charles Washington, 1826-1894 1
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 24th 1
Cronin, David Edward, 1839-1925 1
Crump family 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879 1
Douglas, Henry T. 1
Dunlop family 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum (Va.) 1
Ewell family 1
Ewell, Elizabeth S., 1814- 1
Galt family 1
Galt, Alexander D. II, 1827-1863 1
Galt, Elizabeth Judith, 1816-1854 1
Galt, John Minson, 1744-1808 1
Galt, John Minson, 1819-1862 1
Galt, Rogers Harrison 1
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 1
Garrett, Robert M., 1807-1885 1
Gensel, Ira F. 1
Grace Street Gardens (Richmond, Va.) 1
Hoar, Henry C., 1899-1977 1
Hope, James Barron, 1829-1887 1
James City County Historical Commission 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Johnson, Robert W. 1
Lee Family 1
Lee family 1
Lee, Edward Myers 1
Lee, Elizabeth Mallory, 1902- 1
Lee, Peticolas, 1904- 1
Michaux, Lightfoot Solomon 1
Northwestern Literary and Historical Society 1
Office of the President 1
Powell, William Devens 1
Richmond Theatre (Richmond, Va.) 1
Rogers, Powell Burwell, 1909-1976 1
Rouse, Parke Shepherd, Jr. 1
Scandrett, Henry Alexander, 1843- 1883 1
Seddon, James Alexander, 1815-1880 1
Seminary Hospital (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Sequeyra, John de, 1712-1795 1
Steere, W.H.P. 1
The Virginia Comedians 1
Tucker family 1
Tyler family 1
United Daughters of the Confederacy 1
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Williamsburg (Va.) Chapter 1
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Williamsburg Chapter 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 10th 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 1st 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 22nd 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Mounted Rifles, 1st 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 25th 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 70th 1
United States. Army. Ohio Volunteers 1
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 101st 1
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 93rd 1
United States. Army. Rhode Island Volunteers, 2nd 1
United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 2nd 1
Washington family 1
Watson, Gillet (Dr.) 1
West, Robert W. 1
Williamsburg Businessmen's Association (Va.) 1
Williamsburg Female Academy (Williamsburg, Va) 1
Williamsburg Male Academy (Williamsburg, Va) 1
Williamsburg Military School (Williamsburg, Va) 1
Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 1
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