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George F. Shepley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00343
Scope and Contents

A letter from George F. Shepley, Brigadier General, in Norfolk, Virginia to Lt. Col. G. A. Kensel, Chief of Staff, concerns rumors of possible raid by Wade Hampton on Portsmouth, Virginia. He arrested William A. Moppin who admitted he had been gathering information at the request of James Arthur. He has also arrested Arthur. He asks if he should send them up for Benjamin Butler to examine. A typescript is included.

J.S.E. McGhee Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00277
Scope and Contents

Letter from J.S.E. McGhee, Camp Carolina, Norfolk, Va., to his uncle [?], no place. The letter describes camp life and fortifications at Craney Island from where he could see the "Enemy". Other locations mentioned include Sewells Point, Spinners [Pinners] Point, the marine hospital and Fort Norfolk, which are "in good order for meeting the Northern vessels". He heard that Yankees had landed at Ocean View, Va. and he expresses his disrespect for them. He sends greetings to family members.

Myers-Burrage-Graham Papers (I) Group A

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 M99 Group A
Scope and Contents

Group A;  Papers of Moses Myers, and his sons Samuel Myers (1790-1829) lawyer in Norfolk and Pensacola, Fla. and John Myers (1787-1830) merchant of Norfolk. Includes papers of Barton Myers (1853-1927), mayor of Norfolk, Va. and his family.

Scrapbook (Portsmouth, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc27
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, 1854-1887, of an unidentified person containing newspaper clippings. The volume includes a handwritten note about the evacuation of Portsmouth, Virginiaa. and Norfolk, Virginia in 1862. The clippings were pasted over a journal (account book), of Cocke and Brothers, merchants, Portsmouth, Virginia.

Virginia Cities Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.4 V82ci
Scope and Contents

Artificial collection of papers relating to various cities in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Andrew J. Weeks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00239
Scope and Contents 37 letters, mostly during the Civil War era, written by Andrew J. Weeks, of Brooklyn, New York, to his sister, Hannah Weeks of Merrick, Long Island, New York. He was a 1st sergeant of Co. D., 10th Regiment of the New York infantry Volunteers. He wrote from Fort Monroe, Virginia, Gosport Navy Yard, Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, Point Lookout, Maryland, Beaufort, North Carolina and Riker's Island, New York. On March 9, 1861, Weeks states the Merrimac has sunk the Cumberland and the Ericcson...

Whittle-Greene Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W61
Scope and Contents

Papers of Cloe Tyler Whittle Greene. Mostly diaries, 1855-1924, before and after her marriage to John Newport Greene. Also includes printed cards, photographs, verse, newspapers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and prints of colonial and Civil War figures. Topics covered by the diaries include secession, Civil War, Reconstruction, travel, life in Norfolk, Virginia and marriage.

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Account books 2
Jamestown Exposition (1907) 2
Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907) 2
Merchants--Virginia--Portsmouth 2
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African American physicians 1
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Alexandria (Va.)--History 1
American diaries--Women authors 1
Blue Ridge Springs (Va.) 1
Catalogs 1
Charlottesville (Va.)--History 1
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 1
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College of William and Mary--Students 1
College theater--United States 1
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Danville (Va.)--History 1
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Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--19th century 1
Episcopal Church--Missions--Japan 1
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Florida--History--19th century 1
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Fredericksburg (Va.)--History 1
Gardening--Virginia 1
Hanover Courthouse (Va.)--History 1
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Hopewell (Va.)--History 1
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Invitations 1
James City County (Va.)--Tercentenary 1
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Jamestown Festival (1957) 1
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Lexington (Va.)--History 1
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New York (State)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
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Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 1
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Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
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Soldiers' writings, American 1
Soldiers--United States--Correspondence 1
Speeches 1
Strasburg (Va.)--History 1
Surveys (documents) 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories 1
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Washington (Va.)--History 1
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Williamsburg, Battle of, Williamsburg, Va., 1862 1
Woodstock (Va.)--History 1
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Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 1
Crump family 1
Dunlop family 1