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Beard Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B38
Scope and Contents

Papers (including correspondence) of Eva V. Beard, Nannie S. Beard, and John Link Beard of Augusta County, Virginia. Includes letter, 1843, of J. E. Carnes describing a trip by land and river boat from Augusta County, Virginiaa. to Licking County, Ohio (describing Virginia, West Virginia, and Ohio, particularly Cincinnati); a portion of John L. Beard's account book, 1834-1865, listing coffins made; and an order for exchange of Civil War prisoners at Richmond.

Gideon Christian Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00150
Scope and Contents Papers, 1838-1882, of Gideon Christian, physician, of Norfolk, Va. The collection includes letters, accounts, lotteries, prescriptions, and forms for excusing draftees into the Confederate Army on medical grounds. A 1993 addendum to this collection (Mss. Acc. 1993.63) consists of two medical essays and one College of William and Mary student notebook belonging to Dr. Gideon Christian.  The student notebook begins October 15th 1840. Medical essays include notes made while...

Cassimere Churchill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00406
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters from Cassimere Churchill, a member of Company E, 9th Cavalry Regiment, New York, to his family while stationed in New York, Washington, D.C. and Virginia during the Civil War. He participated in the battles of Yorktown, Virginia, and Williamsburg, Virginia as an artillery guard. He includes descriptions of Yorktown, Va., Manassas, Va. and Washington, D.C. He write about camp life and the surrounding area, as well as his opinions of the war and the Union's...

Charles H. Dimmock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 D59
Scope and Contents Papers, 1826-1872, of Charles Dimmock and Charles Henry Dimmock. Includes sketch of the life of Charles H. Dimmock; a manuscript volume containing a journal of a voyage from Norfolk to Madeira and farm journal of "Shabby Hall," Gloucester County, Va.; travel diary, 1826, of Charles Dimmock concerning travels in Venice and Germany; and papers concerning the service of Charles Henry Dimmock in the engineer's corps in the Confederate Army, some of which include work at Yorktown, Va. and having...

Henry E. Edmunds Letter to Claiborne G. Barksdale

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00619
Scope and Contents

Letter written by Henry E. Edmunds to Claiborne G. Barksdale, a member of the 14th Virginia Regiment, about the patriotic fervor of the early days of the American Civil War, shortly after Virginia ceded from the Union the month before. In the letter, Edmunds wrote of Barksdale joining the Virginia troops, how Edmunds would make a great soldier if he was younger, a local man named Townes gathering up troops to join the fight, and the great condition of the wheat crop.

Fauntleroy Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 F27
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1831-1903, of Thomas P. Knox, his daughter Mrs. Janet P. Fauntleroy, her husband Charles M. Fauntleroy, their daughter Janet Knox Fauntleroy Harrison, her husband Powell Harrison and other family members. Letters primarily discuss family life and conditions at various towns in Virginia, including at Winchester, Charlottesville, and West Point. Letters also discuss agriculture, the Civil War, female social life, and other.

Fletcher Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 00216
Scope and Contents Three letterpress copy books of the Fletcher Family.  The books are written by a woman, possibly from Georgia. The writer is an ancestor of the donor, Dr. John S. Fletcher.  Partial signatures suggest Joan and Hownick. Msv. 1 has some water damage and much faded ink.  Cover unattached.  Includes a few pages of transcript from letters written from Richmond, Virginia from July 22-26, 1861.  Carbon paper in back of book.  July-September 1861. Describes traveling from...

Floyd-Johnston-Preston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2002.37
Scope and Contents Letters and papers of the Floyd, Johnston, and Preston families, as well as newspaper articles principally concerning Gen. Joseph E. Johnston and Judge Robert William Hughes. The central figures in the collection include Gen. John Preston, his brother Gen. Francis Preston, Gen Joseph E. Johnston (1807-1891), his niece, Eliza Hughes (1825-1908), and Harriet Lane, niece of President Buchanan. The collection also contains the correspondence of or papers relating to Congressman Charles C....

Frederick C. Hale Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01104
Scope and Contents This collection contains four letters written by Private Frederick C. Hale, Company F., 118th New York, to his parents during the the American Civil War. The first letter, dated 1864 July 1, described the rebels sending artillery into the camp, the railroad was completed and in working order, and they could tell the time from a clock tower in Petersburg 100 yards in the distance. The second letter, dated 1864 August 11, described the rebels tyring to counter mine the Union's trenches in...

Goodwin Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 78 G63
Scope and Contents Letters, memoirs, journals, sermons, monographs, genealogical material concerning the Goodwin, Archer, Silvester, Ballard and Smith families.The bulk of the collection is comprised of the papers of Frederick Deane Goodwin, an Episcopal minister.  Bishop William Meade is a correspondent.  Correspondence between Frederick Deane Goodwin's immediate family is included and papers of his son, Edward Lewis Goodwin, an Episcopal minister and his granddaughter, Mary Frances Goodwin, a...

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Correspondence 37
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Diaries 6
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College of William and Mary--History--19th century 5
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Fort Monroe (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 4
Siege of Petersburg, Va. (Richmond-Petersburg Campaign), 1864-1865 4
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 4
United States--Politics and Government 4
United States--Slavery 4
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 4
Yorktown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 4
Agendas (administrative records) 3
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 3
Genealogy 3
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Peninsular Campaign, 1862 3
Programs 3
Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Speeches 3
Typescripts 3
Virginia--Maps 3
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 3
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 2
Augusta County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 14th 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 26th 2
Education--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Episcopal Church--Virginia--Clergy--19th century 2
Episcopal Church--Virginia--Clergy--20th century 2
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Fredericksburg (Va.), Battle of, 1862 2
Gloucester County (Va.)--History 2
Hampton (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Hardy County (W.Va.)--History 2
King William County (Va.)--History 2
Ledgers (Accounting) 2
Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Minutes 2
New Kent County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Newspapers 2
Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Pendleton County (W.Va.)--History 2
Poems 2
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 2
Scrapbooks 2
Transcripts 2
United States--History--Mexican War, 1845-1848 2
United States--History--War of 1812 2
Virginia Military Institute--History--19th century 2
Virginia--Description and travel 2
Virginia--Governors 2
Virginia--Religious history 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
Accomack County (Va.)--History 1
Accounts 1
Advertising cards 1
Agriculture--United States--History--19th century 1
Agriculture--Virginia--History 1
Alabama--History--19th century 1
Albemarle County (Va.)--History 1
Amelia County (Va.)--History 1
Amherst County (Va.)--History 1
Anti-slavery movements 1
Augusta County (Va.)--History 1
Barbour County (W. Va.)--History, Military--19th century. 1
Battle of Gaines' Mill, 1862 1
Battle of Hatcher's Run, Feb. 1865 1
Battle of Locust Grove, 1862 1
Battle of Malvern Hill, 1862 1
Battle of Opequon (Third Battle of Winchester), 1864 1
Battle of South Mountain, 1862 1
Battle of West Point (Ga.), 1865 1
Bedford County (Va.)--History 1
Berkeley County (W.Va.)--History 1
Bible records 1
Booklets 1
Botetourt County (Va.)--History 1
Bristoe Station, Battle of, Va., 1863 1
Broadsides 1
Brunswick County (Va.)--History 1
Buckingham County (Va.)--History 1
Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861 1
Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va.,1862 1
Campbell County (Va.)--History 1
Caroline County (Va.)--History 1
Catalogs 1
Certificates 1
Charles City County (Va.)--History 1
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 4
Tyler Family 3
Robinson Family 2
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 2
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 2
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Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Aberdeen Academy (King and Queen County, Va.) 1
Albree, John 1
Ballard family 1
Ballard, James William, 1875-1920 1
Barksdale, Claiborne G 1
Beeckman, Margaret Gardiner, d. 1857 1
Benjamin, Mary A 1
Bond, Herbert George, 1846-1928 1
Booth family 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Churchill, Cassimere, 1840-1861 1
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Volunteer Regiment, 32nd 1
Cooke family 1
Copland, Charles 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
Dimmock, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1831-1873 1
Dimmock, Charles Henry, 1831-1873 1
Dimmock, Charles, d. 1863 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Edmunds, Henry E. 1
Ellington Academy (Hanover County, Va.) 1
Ellis, Pearl Tyler, 1860-1947 1
Fauntleroy, Charles M. 1
Fauntleroy, Janet P. 1
Ferguson family 1
Ficklen family 1
Floyd, John Buchanan, 1806-1863 1
Gardiner Family 1
Gardiner, Alexander, d. 1850 1
Gardiner, David Lyon 1
Gardiner, Juliana McLachlan, d. 1864 1
Garth family 1
Gilmer Family 1
Gilmer, Anne Baker 1
Gilmer, Thomas Walker 1
Goodwin family 1
Goodwin, Benjamin Lewis, 1819-1852 1
Goodwin, Daniel LeBaron, 1800-1867 1
Goodwin, Edward Bryam, 1810 - 1
Goodwin, Hannah LeBaron, 1814-1852 1
Goodwin, Henry Bradford, 1802-1859 1
Goodwin, James Briggs, 1806-1886 1
Goodwin, Mary De Wolf, 1812-1841 1
Goodwin, Mary Frances (Archer), 1817-1900 1
Gosport Navy Yard (Va.) 1
Hale, Frederick C. 1
Hall, Channing Moore, III 1
Hall, J. Lesslie (John Lesslie), 1856- 1
Hall, John Lesslie, Jr., 1891-1978 1
Harrison, Janet Knox Fauntleroy 1
Harrison, Powell, d. 1878 1
Hierholzer, Joseph A 1
Hill, D. H. 1
Hill, Daniel Harvey, 1821-1889 1
Hughes family. 1
Hughes, Robert William 1
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859 1
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 1
James family 1
Jefferys, William S. 1
Jenkins, John H. B. 1
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891 1
Jones, Edward R., Jr. 1
Knox, Thomas P. 1
Landers, Thomas 1
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 1
Letcher, John, 1813-1884 1
Longwood University 1
Lutrell family 1
Mason, Thomas H. 1
McCandlish, Robert 1
Morecock, William Henry Edloe 1
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 1
Nicolson, James Monroe 1
Peter, Emmanuel 1
Peticolas, C. L. Southern Cross 1
Pollard, Joseph Lawrence 1
Pollard, Joseph P. , M.D. 1
Preston Family 1
Preston, Francis 1
Preston, John, 1764-1827 1
Ribble, Fanny Archer Goodwin, 1838- 1
Robinson family 1
Robinson, Conway 1
Robinson, Moncure, 1802-1891 1
Scott, John W. 1
See Family 1
Semple, James 1
Semple, Letitia Tyler, 1821-1907 1
Smith family 1
Spencer, Julia Gardiner Tyler, 1849-1871 1
Taliaferro family 1
Taliaferro family. 1
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