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Thomas L. Alfriend Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00269
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters, 1861-1865, from Thomas L. Alfriend (1843-1901) Sergeant, of Company B, 15th Virginia Infantry and Parken's Battery, Alexander's Battalion, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, from camps in Virginia and Tennessee to family members in Richmond, Virginia. Includes letter dated May 26, 1861 from Alfriend while stationed in Williamsburg, Virginia.The addition contains 25 typewritten pages of transcripts of letters by Jefferson Davis, James Seddon and others...

David Edward Cronin's "The Vest Mansion"

 Collection
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...