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James Taylor Drawing of the Wren Building and Yorktown

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00437
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a two-sided drawing of the rear view of the Sir Christopher Wren Building at the College of William and Mary on one side and a drawing of the fortifications at Yorktown on the other.

Dates: 1862 August 17

Jamestown Island Civil War map

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01865
Content Description

A hand-drawn map of Jamestown Island in pencil and blue ink with annotations.

Dates: Circa 1860-1870

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.

3 items.

Dates: 1862

J.F. Flemming Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00305
Scope and Contents Letter from J.F. Flemming, Head Quarters, 49th Regiment, to James H. Greenlee, Turkey Cove Rd., McDowell County, N.C. He reports that they have been "laying around here for two months doing nothing". The Army of Northern Virginia is drawn up to battle on the Rapidan. JEB Stuart's cavalry had a skirmish with them a few days ago. The rumors of the enemy being in Tennessee are all true. He mentions rumors of the whereabouts of Rosecrans' and Longstreet's men, and the fighting in Charleston...
Dates: 1863 September 19

John A. Hunter Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00289
Scope and Contents

Letter from Jno. A. Hunter, Medical Director, S.W. Va., C.G. Hospital, Charleston, Va. (W. Va.). to Major General William Wing Loring, Charleston, Va. (W. Va.). He reports on the sanitary condition of the army, casualties and wounded from fighting at Fayette Court House, Cotton Hill, Montgomery's, and Charleston and enemy losses at Fayetteville.

Dates: 1862 September 15

John Adams Dix Letter to Henry A. Wise

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00649
Scope and Contents

Letter, dated April 28, 1863, from Union Major General John Adams Dix to Confederate General Henry A. Wise requesting he stop the attacks on the Union-held insane asylum in Williamsburg, Virginia. Dix writes that, although the asylum is under the control of the Union, there have been repeated attack by officers of the Confederacy on its employees and residents. Dix also mentions he has directed General Keyes to re-occupy Williamsburg.

Dates: 1863 April 28

John Daniel Imboden Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00295
Scope and Contents Letter from John Daniel Imboden, Sherr Mountain, Head Quarters, N.W. Va. Brigade, to Capt. Joseph F. Harding and other officers, 31st Va. Regt. [Early's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia, near Fredericksburg, Va.]. Imboden hopes to transfer the 31st Va. regiment to his brigade but is unable to do so until the pressure is off General Lee at Fredericksburg. He heard in Richmond that the friends of former Col. William L. Jackson in the Legislature urge his appointment to command the troops in...
Dates: 1863 February 3

John H. Leeth Letter

 File
Identifier: SC 00320
Scope and Contents

Letter from John H. Leeth [?], no place to [?]. He lists various food items and their costs. He saw Bob as he was leaving the regiment. He sends his regards and hopes the recipient will write. Incomplete.

Dates: undated

John L. Little Diary

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 125, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01776
Content Description

One diary written in pencil and pen by John L. Little, a captain during the Civil War at the Siege of Suffolk.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

John McCausland Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00292
Scope and Contents

Letter from Col. Jno. McCausland, Head Quarters Red House, [W.Va.?], to General [?], no place. He asks consent to move troops to Buffalo, as Albert Gallatin Jenkins ordered. He suggests that Mrs. Shaw be given a pass to travel to Ohio to join her husband.

Dates: 1862 September 25

John Robinson Letter of Discharge

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00414
Scope and Contents

This letter details the discharge of Private John Robinson, Co. A, 1st Regiment Infantry, Wise Brigade, due to injury to his ankle bone from a fall. It originates from the Camp at Meadow Bluff and is signed by John Wilkins, Surgeon. The letter also notes he rejoined the company on February 17, 1862.

Dates: 1861-1862

John Stuart Williams Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00294
Scope and Contents

Letter from Brigadier General John Stuart Williams, Head Quarters, 2nd Brigade, Army of Western Va., near Raleigh Court House, [W. Va.], to Captain W. B. Myers, Assistant Adjutant General. He denies abandoning his sick soldiers at Montgomery's Ferry as claimed in the Commanding General's note, nor did he abandon the wounded soldiers at Fayette. He will move camp to Piney this morning and send back wagons for the sick as ordered by the Commanding General.

Dates: 1862 October 14

John T. McCall Letter to his Sister, Libby

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00510
Content Description

One page letter from John McCall to his sister, Libby from the South Carolina Swamps. McCall was attached to the 98th Regiment of the Ohio Infantry and had just completed their capture of Savannah at the time of his letter. He describes the torrential rains and subsequent uncomfortable conditions for himself and his comrades.

Dates: 1865-01-24

John Tyler note

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01799
Scope and Contents

The note, written in 1843 by Chief Justice Roger B. Taney and signed by President John Tyler, records the president's involvement in the discharge of Joseph Taney from Old Capitol Prison during the Civil War. The note was likely forwarded to War Secretary James Madison Porter. Includes a single sheet of paper measuring to 3" x 5" and ink prose.

Dates: 1843

Jay W. Johns, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 74 J64
Scope and Contents The collection contains mostly personal and business correspondence of Jay Winston Johns, Jr., including papers of the Atlas Fuel Corporation of New York, New York and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Lee-Jackson Memorial, Inc.; the Virginia Trust for Historic Preservation; and "Ash Lawn," now owned by the College of William and Mary.The correspondence of Johns includes correspondence with Virginia Democratic Party figures such as Albertis S. Harrison, William M. Tuck, Mills Godwin,...
Dates: 1918-1979

Bradley T. Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 J61
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1881-1899, received by Bradley T. Johnson from former and fellow Civil War soldiers concerning the burning of Chambersburg, Pa., conflict between Jubal Early and William Mahone, and the Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid. Correspondents are C.B. Dahlgren, John Warwick Daniel, Jubal A. Early, James W. Eldridge, Wade Hampton, Henry Brainerd McClellan, William E. Peters, and John H. Worsham.

Dates: 1881-1889

Johnston H. Skelly Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00331
Scope and Contents

A letter by Johnston .H. Skelly, New Kent Court House, to his wife about the Battle of Williamsburg and the Peninsular Campaign. He witnesses the burning of the Merrimack [CSS Virginia].

Dates: 1862 May 15

Joseph E. Johnston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 J63
Scope and Contents Papers of Joseph E. Johnston, C.S.A. General during the American Civil War, including correspondence which reflect his long military career and interest in his nephews, John Warfield Johnston and John Preston Johnston. The papers include a diary, 1857, of Johnston's survey of the southern boundary of Kansas and eighteen volumes of Civil War dispatches and telegrams. The collection also includes a diary, 1 May-31 July 1864, of Thomas B. Mackall; letters received by...
Dates: 1825-1891

Johnston to Capt. William G. Taliaferro Letter (Photostat)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01248
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of letter from Johnston in Lexington, Kentucky to William G. Taliaferro in Bowling Green, Virginia about the end of the American Civil War and Reconstruction. September 30, 1867.

Dates: 1970

Jonah H. Lupton Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af25 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1816-1875, of Jonah H. Lupton, merchant and farmer. Included in the volume are notes on livestock, home remedies, and the birth of children. Also included are Civil War notes, 1861-1862, concerning feeding the troops, the Union occupation of Winchester on 12 March 1862, and Jackson and his men.

Dates: 1816-1875

Edward R. Jones, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01262
Scope and Contents Letters, 1861-1898, bulk, 1861-1864, of Edward R. Jones, Jr. of Co. K, 95th Pennsylvania Volunteers. (Col. John M. Gosline's Pennsylvania 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 and 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...
Dates: 1861-1898, circa 1992

Jones Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 69 J71
Scope and Contents Papers, 1826-1916, of the Jones family of "Land's End," Gloucester County, Virginia, and related families of Curtis, Taliaferro, Page and Harrison. Includes correspondence, genealogical notes, obituaries, legal files, real estate material, notes concerning Land's End, Petsworth Parish (Gloucester County), Yorktown, and the homes of the Cringan family and the Mackenzie family, and Bible records of the Jones and Fauntleroy families.The first two accessions, which compose the bulk...
Dates: 1826-1916

John William Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 J72
Scope and Contents Letters, 1875-1893, received by John William Jones, Richmond, Va. as secretary of the Southern Historical Society. Most of the letters concern the Civil War. Correspondents include Edward Porter Alexander, Jubal A. Early, Horace Edwin Hayden, Andrew Atkinson Humphreys, Joseph E. Johnston, Charles Colcock Jones (concerning his A Roster of General Officers), Dabney H. Maury, Charles Landon Carter Minor, William Gordon McCabe, H. B. McClellan (concerning the twenty-fifth reunion at Gettysburg,...
Dates: 1875-1893

Joseph B. Gorsuch Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00324
Scope and Contents

One notebook of Civil War letters of Capt. Joseph B. Gorsuch, Ohio Volunteers, including an account of the siege of Vicksburg, dated 1863-1864. Typed copies. The location of originals is unknown.

Dates: 1863-1864

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.

Dates: 1861 June 3

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Account books 19
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Williamsburg, Battle of, Williamsburg, Va., 1862 16
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Peninsular Campaign, 1862 13
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 13
Letters (correspondence) 12
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 8
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Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 7
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 7
United States--History--Mexican War, 1845-1848 7
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Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 31st 6
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Transcripts 6
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West Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865. 6
Agendas (administrative records) 5
American poetry--19th century 5
Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861 5
College of William and Mary--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 5
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 5
Notebooks 5
Siege of Petersburg, Va. (Richmond-Petersburg Campaign), 1864-1865 5
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 5
Virginia--History--19th century 5
Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va.,1862 4
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 14th 4
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry--United States 4
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 4
Fort Monroe (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 4
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 4
Goochland County (Va.)--History--19th century 4
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Newspapers 4
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Pamphlets 4
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Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 4
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Wren Building (Williamsburg, Va.) 4
African Americans--Virginia--Williamsburg 3
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Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 3
Augusta County (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Certificates 3
Chancellorsville (Va.), Battle of, 1863 3
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 13th 3
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Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 7
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 5
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 5
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Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 4
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 4
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891 4
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 4
Tyler Family 4
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 3
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 3
Coalter family 3
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 3
Coleman family 3
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 3
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 3
Hill, D. H. (Daniel Harvey), 1821-1889 3
Hope, James Barron, 1829-1887 3
James River and Kanawha Canal (Va.) 3
Jenkins, Albert Gallatin 3
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 3
Taliaferro family 3
Tucker 3
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 3
Washington family 3
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 3
Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant, 1818-1893 2
Braxton family 2
Brown family 2
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 2
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 2
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 2
Confederate States of America. Army. 2
Democratic Party (U.S.) 2
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 2
Fitzhugh family 2
Fitzhugh, H. 2
Floyd, John Buchanan, 1806-1863 2
Gilmer, Thomas Walker 2
Harrison family 2
Hughes family 2
Hughes, Robert William 2
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859 2
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 2
Johnson, Bradley T., b. 1829 2
Lee family 2
Letcher, John, 1813-1884 2
Loring, William Wing 2
Mason, J. M. (James Murray), 1798-1871 2
Powell, Charles Leven (1804-1896) 2
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 2
Robertson Hospital (Richmond, Va.) 2
Robinson, John M. (John Moncure), 1835-1893 2
Rogers, Powell Burwell, 1909-1976 2
Taliaferro family. 2
Tompkins, Sally Louisa, 1833-1916 2
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 2
Tucker, Nathaniel Beverley, 1820-1890 2
Tucker-Coleman Family 2
Tyler family 2
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 2
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 2
Tyler, Robert, 1816-1878 2
United States Senate 2
University of Virginia 2
Virginia House of Delegates 2
Whig Party (U.S.) 2
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 2
Adams, J. M. 1
Adee, Etta 1
Albree, John 1
Alfriend, Frank H., 1841-1887 1
Alfriend, Frank Heath 1
Allen, James H. 1
Allison White and Company 1
Allkind, John O. 1
Anderson Gallery 1
Anthony, Charles Lewis 1
Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities--History. 1
Atlanta (Ironclad) 1
Aubin, Joshua Harris 1
Austin family 1
Austin, Archibald, 1772-1837 1
Ballantine, Elisha (Rev.) 1
Ballentine family 1
Barker Family 1
Barker family 1
Barker, John H 1
Barker, John H. 1
Barksdale, Claiborne G 1
Barron, James, 1769-1851 1
Battaile family 1
Baytop family 1
Baytop, Lucy Taliaferro Catlett 1
Bedford County (Va.). Sheriff 1
Beeckman, Margaret Gardiner, d. 1857 1
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