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Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C76
Scope and Contents The Civil War Collection is an artificial collection of material, chiefly 1861-1865, pertaining to the American Civil War including items from both Union and Confederate forces. The collection includes official correspondence, general and special orders, descriptions of campaigns and battles, articles concerning the war, and artifacts. There are pardons, poems, songs, autographs, maps, muster rolls, pen and ink sketches of camp life, engineers' drawings, and a memorandum of signals used by...

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...

Nicolson Family Ledgers and Journals

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 N52, 76 N52 and 93 N52
Scope and Contents Collection contains account journals, some papers and other items of James M. Nicolson, a general merchant in Gloucester County, Virginia (1802-1869), an account book kept by Nicolson and Capt. John L. Hibble as Assistant Quarter Masters of the 26th Virginia Regiment, 1861-1864 (discusses slaves labors); a letter book of H. Yeatman & Co., merchants of Gloucester Court House, 1869-1870, which also contains some of Nicolson's correspondence; and ledger accounts, 1892-1899, for farming at...

Taliaferro Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2009.609
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, financial, legal and other written material of the John P. Taliaferro Family and Richard P. Taliaferro Family of Gloucester and Ware Neck, Virginia. Richard P. Taliaferro was the son of John P. Taliaferro. Genealogical material on the Fox, Oliver and Read family included. Includes a 1857 letter from a servant, possibly a slave, asking for her "mistress" to bring Patsy for a visit and a 1856 list of hired out slaves.

William Booth Taliaferro Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T15
Scope and Contents Papers, 1811-1954, of William Booth Taliaferro and his family of Gloucester County, Va. Taliaferro's papers consist of diaries, letterbook (while at Harpers Ferry), correspondence, speeches, memoirs and accounts. The collection also includes papers of his wife, Sally Nivison Lyons Taliaferro (including diaries), his ancestors, siblings and descendants, as well as photographs, genealogical notes and artifacts of the Taliaferro family.There are papers of other people who are not...

William E. Wiatt Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap39
Scope and Contents

Account book of William E. Wiatt kept in Gloucester and Mathews counties, Virginia containing accounts, 1861-1874. Includes a record of books lent to soldiers of the 26th Virginia Infantry Regiment August 1862-September 1863 and of marriages, 1856-1881, performed by Wiatt mostly in King and Queen, Gloucester and Mathews counties. There is a list, 1869-1870, of students in his school in Gloucester County and his accounts indicate that he also worked as a land surveyor.

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  • Subject: Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century X
  • Subject: Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 X

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Account books 3
Correspondence 3
Receipts (financial records) 3
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 3
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
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Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 26th 2
Diaries 2
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Financial records 2
Maps 2
Photographs 2
Slave labor 2
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans 2
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps 2
Virginia--Maps 2
Yorktown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Agendas (administrative records) 1
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 1
Barbour County (W. Va.)--History, Military--19th century. 1
Blackwater, Battle of, 1863 1
Camp Allen (Jamestown Island, Va.) 1
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 1
College of William and Mary--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Engineer's Corps 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 14th 1
Culpeper County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Drawings and graphics 1
Education--Virginia--Gloucester County--History 1
Farm management--Southern States--History--19th century 1
Fredericksburg (Va.), Battle of, 1862 1
Genealogy 1
Germany--Description and travel--19th century 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--Genealogy. 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--20th century 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--Merchants 1
Hampton (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859 1
Italy--Description and travel--19th century 1
Jamestown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Journals (accounts) 1
King and Queen County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Ledgers (Accounting) 1
Legal documents 1
Louisa County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Madeira Islands--Description and travel--19th century 1
Manuscripts (document genre) 1
Maps--United States 1
Marriage records--Virginia--Gloucester County 1
Marriage records--Virginia--King and Queen County 1
Marriage records--Virginia--Mathews County 1
Mathews County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Military pensions. 1
Orders (military records) 1
Peninsular Campaign, 1862 1
Petersburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Philosophy and religion 1
Poems 1
Political cartoons 1
Portsmouth (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Programs 1
Publications 1
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 1
Reports 1
Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Rosters 1
Scrapbooks 1
Siege of Petersburg, Va. (Richmond-Petersburg Campaign), 1864-1865 1
Slavery--Southern States--History 1
Slaves--Virginia--Social conditions 1
Suffolk, Battle of, Va., 1863 1
Surry County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Surry County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Surveying--Virginia--History 1
Technical reports 1
Transcripts 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Diaries 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Hospitals 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations--Confederate States 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, African American 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Poetry 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories--Army of the Potomac 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Songs and music 1
United States--History--Mexican War, 1845-1848 1
United States--Politics and Government 1
United States--Slavery 1
United States. Army--Supplies and stores 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 142nd (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. New York Volunteers, 55th. Company C 1
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 61st 1
United States. Navy--History--Civil War 1
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History 1
Virginia Military Institute--History--19th century 1
Virginia--Genealogy 1
Virginia--History 1
Virginia--Politics and Government 1
Ware Neck (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Watercolors (drawings) 1
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Language
English 5
 
Names
Taliaferro family 2
Taliaferro family. 2
Booth family 1
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 1
Dimmock, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1831-1873 1