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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...

Edward Rush Young Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00333
Scope and Contents

The diary of Edward Rush Young, Camp Island, Jamestown Island, Virginia, June 2-September 6, 1861, describes the challenges and minutiae of camp life and skirmishes. Typescript. The diary was transcribed by Morrison Bennett in 1987.

McDermed Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 M15
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters, 1851-1882, to Edward McDermed, Gish's Mill, constable of Roanoke County, Va., concerning his mercantile business and his application for the railroad mail service. Also includes correspondence, 1861- 1865, of Confederate soldiers, including R. F. Kefauver (of the 42nd Regiment), Oliver H. P. McDermed, Charles Lewis Anthony stationed at Jamestown Island, and an unidentified soldier. Subjects of the Civil War letters include the Peninsular Campaign and operations under Jubal...

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Peninsular Campaign, 1862 2
Account books 1
Blackwater, Battle of, 1863 1
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Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 14th 1
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Drawings and graphics 1
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Fredericksburg (Va.), Battle of, 1862 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Hampton (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Louisa County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Maps 1
Maps--United States 1
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Petersburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
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Portsmouth (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
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Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864 (August-November) 1
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United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 142nd (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. New York Volunteers, 55th. Company C 1
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United States. Navy--History--Civil War 1
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Anthony, Charles Lewis 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Kefauver, R. F 1
McDermed, Edward 1
McDermed, Oliver H. P 1