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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.

Fletcher Family Papers

 Collection
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....

Leonard Henley, Jr. Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00935
Scope and Contents 2002.59 This collection is composed of an account book, 1872-1873, kept by Leonard Henley, Jr. a druggist in Williamsburg, Virginia. The account book includes names of residents who had accounts. Henley's store sold other merchandise as well as medicine. 160 p. ; 35 cm. x 21 cm. 2005.19 Leonard Henley artifacts. Civil War artifacts of Dr. Leonard Henley, of Williamsburg, including candle, shoulder strap, $5 Confederate bill, minie ball, Tredegar Iron Works...

D. H. Hill Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01072
Scope and Contents

Letters written by D. H. Hill of the 46th North Carolina Infantry Regiment to an unidentified addressee and to Nancy C[aroline?] Nance expressing affection and describing the Battle of Bristoe Station.

Daniel Harvey Hill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01064
Scope and Contents

Letters, 28 May 1861 and 15 April and 11 May 1862, written by Daniel Harvey Hill to his wife Isabella (Morrison) Hill, describing preparations for battle at Yorktown, Va. and building fortifications over Lord Cornwallis' earthworks; the Peninsular Campaign; morale of his soldiers; and his children. Includes a printed circular, 19 April 1865, to Hill, urging soldiers not to desert during truce negotiations.

John H. B. Jenkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01081
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1862 March 16-June 5, of John H. B. Jenkins (of the 40th New York Infantry) to Mary A. Benjamin, Smyrna, Del., describing camp life and the progress of the war especially in the battle of Fair Oaks and conditions in Hampton, Va.

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Edward R. Jones, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: SC 01262
Scope and Contents Letters, 1861-1898, bulk, 1861-1864, of Edward R. Jones, Jr. of Co. K, 95th Penn. Vols. (Col. John M. Gosline's Penn. Zouaves) written to his mother, aunt, cousin, and William Butt, Jr. Letters were written from Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. and describe camp-life, battle, express his views on the war, and discuss family affairs. Includes a description of John S. Mosby's Partisan Rangers and Jones' part at the Battle of Fredericksburg (1862). He also discusses battle conditions at...

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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 22
Correspondence 20
Diaries 5
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Siege of Petersburg, Va. (Richmond-Petersburg Campaign), 1864-1865 4
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Yorktown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 4
Account books 3
Financial records 3
Legal documents 3
Photographs 3
Receipts (financial records) 3
Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Typescripts 3
United States--Politics and Government 3
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 3
Agendas (administrative records) 2
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 2
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 14th 2
Fort Monroe (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Fredericksburg (Va.), Battle of, 1862 2
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Manuscripts (document genre) 2
Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Notebooks 2
Peninsular Campaign, 1862 2
Programs 2
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 2
Speeches 2
Transcripts 2
United States--History--Mexican War, 1845-1848 2
United States--Slavery 2
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 2
Virginia--Maps 2
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 1
Augusta County (Va.)--History--19th century 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
Bristoe Station, Battle of, Va., 1863 1
Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861 1
Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va.,1862 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Engineer's Corps 1
Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 46th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 26th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 6th 1
Constitutional law--United States. 1
Education--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Essays 1
Fair Oaks (Henrico County, Va.), Battle of, 1862 1
Farm management--Southern States--History--19th century 1
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Genealogy 1
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Germany--Description and travel--19th century 1
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--Genealogy. 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--20th century 1
Great Britain--Description and travel--19th century 1
Hampton (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Hardy County (W.Va.)--History 1
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859 1
Indians of North America--History--19th century 1
Italy--Description and travel--19th century 1
James City County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Jamestown (Va.)--History--19th century 1
King and Queen County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Lawyers--Virginia--James City County 1
Letter books 1
Lexington (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Madeira Islands--Description and travel--19th century 1
Malvern Hill (Va.), Battle of, 1862 1
Maps 1
Midway, Battle of, 1942 1
Military records 1
New York (State)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Newspapers 1
Niagara Falls 1
Norfolk (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Orders (military records) 1
Patronage, Political--United States--History 1
Pendleton County (W.Va.)--History 1
Pharmacists--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
Pharmacy--Virginia--History 1
Photostats 1
Poems 1
Practice of law--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Prisoners of war--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States 1
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 1
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Virginia 1
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 2
Tyler Family 2
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Albree, John 1
Barksdale, Claiborne G 1
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Beeckman, Margaret Gardiner, d. 1857 1
Benjamin, Mary A 1
Booth family 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
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
Ellis, Pearl Tyler, 1860-1947 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
Gilmer Family 1
Gilmer, Anne Baker 1
Gilmer, Thomas Walker 1
Gosport Navy Yard (Va.) 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
Jenkins, John H. B. 1
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891 1
Jones, Edward R., Jr. 1
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 1
Letcher, John, 1813-1884 1
Longwood University 1
McCandlish, Robert 1
Morecock, William Henry Edloe 1
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 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
Robinson Family 1
Robinson family 1
Robinson, Conway 1
Robinson, Moncure, 1802-1891 1
See Family 1
Semple, James 1
Semple, Letitia Tyler, 1821-1907 1
Spencer, Julia Gardiner Tyler, 1849-1871 1
Taliaferro family 1
Taliaferro family. 1
Taliaferro, Sally Lyon 1
Taliaferro, William Booth 1
Todd family 1
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 1
Tyler family 1
Tyler, David Gardiner, 1846-1927 1
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 1
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 1
Tyler, Julia Gardiner, 1820-1889 1
Tyler, Lachlan, 1851-1902 1
Tyler, Letitia Christian, 1790-1842 1
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 1
Tyler, Robert Fitzwater, 1856-1927 1
Tyler, Robert, 1816-1878 1
Tyler, Tazewell, 1830-1874 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Volunteers, 10th Regiment 1
Van Lew, Elizabeth 1
Warburton, Mary 1
Warburton, Robert 1
Weeks, Andrew J. 1
Wharburton family 1
Whittle (Bishop) 1
Yerby, William H 1
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