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James D. Blackwell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B57
Scope and Contents Letters and accounts of James DeRuyter Blackwell, Sr., lawyer and poet, his wife Judith Emma (Edmonds) Blackwell of Warrenton, Virginia and of members of their family including their son, James De Ruyter Blackwell, Jr. There are letters written from Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia concerning social life, and letters concerning the hiring of slaves and the illnesses of female slaves. Collection includes genealogy of Blackwell family and three bound manuscript volumes of poetry by James De...

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...

Thomas Kelso Davis Papers

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Identifier: SC 00763
Scope and Contents Collection of papers and a commonplace book belonging to Thomas Kelso Davis who lived in Washington, D.C. prior to and after the Civil War. The papers include: receipts; 1856 note to William Macgill;  July 6, 1857 and June 1858  thoughts on “Boyhood Friendship” and a March 22, 1864, written from Washington, D.C.  A hand copy of a letter to President Grant by Thomas K. Davis where Davis writes that Grant’s response to a letter Davis had sent him was confusing and incomprehensible, possibly...

Grigsby-Galt Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.308 and 2011.269
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family papers of members of the Grigsby and Galt Families. Mary Blair Grigsby married William W. Galt in 1881.  The collection contains papers of various members of the Grigsby family, particulary Hugh Blair Grigsby who was a historian and Chancellor of The College of William and Mary and his son, Hugh Carrington Grigsby who lived his entire life at the family farm, Edgehill, in Charlotte County, Virginia. The collection also contains the personal...

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Blackwater, Battle of, 1863 1
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Camp Allen (Jamestown Island, Va.) 1
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Charlotte County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 1
College of William and Mary--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
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Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 14th 1
Culpeper County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Drawings and graphics 1
Farms--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Fauquier County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Fredericksburg (Va.), Battle of, 1862 1
Genealogical tables 1
Genealogy 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Greeting cards 1
Hampton (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Indians of North America 1
Jamestown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Japan--Description and travel 1
Legal documents 1
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Louisa County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Manila Bay, Battle of, Philippines, 1898 1
Manila Bay, Battle of, Philippines, 1898--Pictorial works 1
Manuscripts for publication 1
Maps 1
Maps--United States 1
Marriage certificates 1
Military pensions. 1
Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Orders (military records) 1
Peninsular Campaign, 1862 1
Petersburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Philosophy and religion 1
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Political cartoons 1
Portsmouth (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Postcards 1
Publications 1
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Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Richmond (Va.)--Social life and customs 1
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Slavery--Southern States--History 1
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 1
Spanish-American War, 1898 1
Speeches 1
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Suffolk, Battle of, Va., 1863 1
Surry County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Surry County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Tobacco farmers--Virginia 1
Transcripts 1
United States-- History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans 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--Maps 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations--Confederate States 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
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 61st 1
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United States. Navy--History--19th century 1
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Virginia--Maps 1
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 1
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Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 1
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