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J.T. Kerby Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00299
Scope and Contents

Letter from J.T. Kerby, V. District, Eastern Prison, Cell No. 3, to Brigadier General John Henry Winder, Commanding Department, Henrico. He hears that a committee of the House of Representatives is about to look into the prison. He writes to an officer who "entertains a strong prejudice" against him to tell of the unjust and inhumane punishments inflicted upon Southern soldiers there. He desires an interview with Winder or his adjutant Capt. Pegram.

Dates: 1863 April 10

Jubal A. Early Letter

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Identifier: SC 00312
Scope and Contents Letter from Jubal A. Early, no place, to General Bradley T. Johnson and General John McCausland, Commanding Cavalry, no place. In response to General David Hunter burning of the homes of Edmond I. Lee, Alexander R. Boteler, and Andrew Hunter in Jefferson County, Va., [W. Va.], the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va., and the iron works and home of Joseph R. Anderson in Botetourt County, Va., he orders the two generals to demand the immediate payment of $500,000 "and, if not paid,...
Dates: 1864 July

L. Guild Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00301
Scope and Contents Letter from L. Guild, Medical Director, Army of Northern Va., Camp near Culpepper Court House, Va., to [?], no place. He requests lists of medical officers, hospital stewards, nurses and attendants from the division who were left behind at Gettysburg or any other point behind enemy lines with the sick and wounded. The letter contains the official signatures of Hunter McGuire, Medical Director, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Va., Samuel B. Morrison, Chief Surgeon, Early's Division, and Surgeon...
Dates: 1863 July 30

Ladies' Soldiers' Aid Society Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00959
Scope and Contents Minute book of the Ladies' Soldiers' Aid Society of Monroe, Michigan. Includes minutes of the Society, whose purpose was to "furnish such hospital stores as are not known to be furnished by the general government." This would typically involve making packages and shipping them to the hospitals of various armies. Also includes list of members, constitution, and bylaws of the organization. Among the members listed are Elizabeth Bacon, the wife of George Armstrong Custer. She was elected...
Dates: 1862-1865

William Lamb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 L16
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1855, 1859-1861, 1864-1909, (52 volumes) of Col. William Lamb (1835-1909), written while a student at the College of William and Mary, newspaper editor, Civil War commander of Fort Fisher, N.C. (1862-1865), coal merchant, Norfolk businessman and mayor (1880-1886), and member of the Board of Visitors and Rector of William and Mary. Collection also includes diary, 1861, and some letters of his wife Sarah Annie Chaffee Lamb as well as page proofs and other material relating...
Dates: 1835-1909

Lambert-Sheetz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 L18
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1814-1907, of the Lambert and Sheetz families of Augusta and Shenandoah counties. Include papers of Daniel H. Lambert, Staunton, Va. including his orders as a conscript in the Confederate Army in 1864 and his Oath of Allegiance to the United States in July 1865. Also include letters received by James and Joseph L. Sheetz, Woodstock, Shenandoah County and a single page extra newspaper issued by The Valley Virginian at the time of the riot, 3 November 1883,in Danville, Va.

Dates: 1818-1907

Lassiter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 L33
Scope and Contents Papers (including correspondence and speeches); 1861-1928; of Francis Rives Lassiter and Charles Trotter Lassiter. Correspondence concerns Virginia Democratic Party, Prohibition, the Good Roads Movement, agriculture, and the presidential campaign of 1928. The collection includes a list of Petersburg, Va. volunteers in the American Civil War; letter copybooks of both men; and papers, 1910, relating to the death of Francis Rives Lassiter.  962 items and 8 volumes. Acc. 2011.613...
Dates: 1861-1928

Laura Lee Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D26
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1862-1865, of Laura Lee, Winchester, Virginia. (?) entitled "A History of Our Captivity," discussing in detail movements of and occupation by Union forces. The volume also includes lists of persons who died during the Civil War.

The material can also be viewed on microfilm: Laura Lee Diary, Winchester, VA 1862-1865, in Swem Library’s microforms area, 1 reel, call number E605 .L44

Dates: 1862-1865

Lee Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1993.06-01 and Mss. Acc. 1995.27
Scope and Contents Mss. Acc. 1993.06-01, Series 1 - 4: Papers and photographs of the Edward Myers Lee Family of Williamsburg, Virginia. Lee graduated from the College of William and Mary, as did many of his children.  An album has photos of a May Pole in front of the Williamsburg Court House on Duke of Gloucester St. The papers include material for some of his children, particulary Elizabeth Mallory Lee (Mrs. John Walston Henderson), Peticolas Lee (Mrs. Robert Edward Lee), Mary King Lee, and Edward M. Lee. ...
Dates: 1858-1976; Majority of material found in 1900-1950

Fitzhugh Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01268
Scope and Contents Letters written from Lee to Manning Marius Kimmel, a fellow Confederate officer and to other acquaintances concerning former Confederate officers, Reconstruction and Kimmel's experiences fighting as a mercenary with Maximilian in Mexico. Includes letter, 4 November 1875, discussing the participation of blacks in the dedication of the equestrian statue of Stonewall Jackson on Monument Avenue in Richmond and the typescript of the speech, 11 August 1875, made by W. H. Payne when nominating Lee...
Dates: 1866-1887

Robert E. Lee Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 L52
Scope and Contents

Letter, 4 May 1861, to Robert E. Lee from T. Rowland of Fairfax County, Va. desiring a commission with the Virginia forces, bearing endorsement of Lee. Includes printed material regarding Lee, such as his farewell address to the Army of Northern Virginia, his will, and  photographs and engravings of Lee.

Dates: 1829-1937

John Letcher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01066
Scope and Contents

Papers; 1860-1875; of John Letcher, governor of Virginia, 1860-1864. Includes appointment, 1860, of justices of the peace for Augusta County, Virginia signed by Letcher; and letters, November 3, 1864-September 3, 1865, of Letcher, Lexington Virginia to Joseph A. Hierholzer, Richmond, Virginia. Three of the letters are negative photocopies.

Dates: 1860-1875

Letters relating to the discharge of Thomas B. O'Kelly

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00410
Scope and Contents

This collection contains various letters declaring Private Thomas B. O'Kelly, Co. D, 16th Regiment, Miss. Infantry, unfit for duty due to old age.

Dates: 1864, undated

Francis Little Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01294
Scope and Contents

An artificial collection of manuscripts collected by Francis Little. Includes contract, 1770, binding William Byrd III to payment of money in a case involving Robert Carter (signed by William Byrd, John Jameson, George Wythe and Thomas Walne); letter, 1812, of William Henry Harrison to Return Jonathan Meigs concerning an expedition against Tecumseh; grant, 1822, for land in Ohio signed by James Monroe; grant, 1837, for land in Ohio; and two Civil War letters.

6 items.

Dates: 1770-1864

Archibald A. Livingston letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01625
Scope and Contents

Two page letter written from the U.S. Military Prison Camp Chase in which Livingston addresses the sad state of affairs of the Confederacy. He reports of the loss of many acquaintances and devastation throughout the countryside to land and property. He also writes that he is hopeful an exchange will occur soon and that he will be able to go home to continue with his life. Clearly from his sentiment, the war is over and his only wish is to return home.

Dates: 1865 February 15

L.W. Fisk Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00321
Scope and Contents

L.W. Fisk, Capt. Crescent Rifles, Warwick Co., Va., to Major W.H. Rightor, Commanding Louisiana Battalion. Fisk describes an encounter of his infantry detachment of 100 men under Col. Dreux against a Federal detachment and a few horsemen near Newport News, Va. He takes over the command when Col. Dreux is killed. However, the enemy fled which prevented carrying out Col. Dreux' command.

Dates: 1861 July 5

Cassie Moncure Lyne Scrapbook

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc15
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook circaa. 1930-1943, compiled by Cassie Moncure Lyne in memory of her mother, Cassandra Oliver Moncure Lyne which includes prints, photographs, programs, pamphlets, and letters. Most of the material relates to United States history (especially the Civil War). The book also includes genealogical data on the Bushrod Washington, George Rogers Clark, Edmund Randolph, Parker, Custis, Moncure, Lyne, Baylor, Fitzhugh, and Lee families.

Dates: circa 1930-1943

W. H. Macon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00545
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1848-1866, of Dr. W. H. Macon of New Kent County, Va. Includes accounts, 1798, and a draft of his petition, 1866, to the U. S. Senate for the restoration of his full citizenship after the Civil War.  11 items.

Dates: 1798, 1866, undated

Stephen R. Mallory Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 75 M29
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence and research papers of English professor Reginald A. Kenney relating to Stephen R. Mallory, Confederate Secretary of the Navy. Collection also contains photostats of Mallory's correspondence (location of originals unknown), a few original papers relating to Mallory and an original photograph of Mallory's daughter, Margaret Mallory Bishop (Mrs. Henry Bishop), nd.

Dates: 1853-1970

Stephen Russell Mallory Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00310
Scope and Contents

Letters from Stephen Russell Mallory, Secretary of the Navy, Confederate States of America, Richmond, Va., to various people regarding a libel case as well as war vessels on the Savannah River.

Dates: 1862-1864

Manuscripts - People and Family Names

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.2 Man3a
Scope and Contents

An artificial collection of papers created from material acquired during the 1930's and 1940's.  Mostly letters, financial records, published material and official records of individuals in Virginia and elsewhere.  Includes documents and signatures of well known people, such as Benjamin Harrison, John Randolph and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Dates: 1621-1949; Majority of material found in 1800's

Maps of Samuel Wylie Crawford

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00422
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two maps belonging to Union Brigadier General Samuel Wylie Crawford: a Denis Callahan copy of an unfinished map of the military departments of North-eastern Virginia with roads, railroads, turnpikes, and villages indicated (1861) and a military map titled NE Virginia showing all features of terrain including homes (undated). Each map has Crawford's name on it.

Dates: 1861, undated

Martin Deland Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00342
Scope and Contents

A letter from Martin Deland in Yorktown, Virginia, Camp Woodberry, to his "Dear Sis", discusses the evacuation of Yorktown.

Dates: 1862 May 4

Martin Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 M36
Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers of the Martin family of North Carolina. It is primarily composed of papers and correspondence with relatives in North Carolina and Virginia, 1862-1868, belonging to Major Thomas Alston Martin who served in the 13th North Carolina Infantry. Several letters date to the Civil War and refer to camp conditions. It includes letters, 1862, of R. C. Martin written while serving in the Confederate Army. Many of the letters were written by women.

Dates: 1862-1868

Lambert A. Martin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 92 M36
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of letters, 1861-1863, written to family members while stationed in the Dakota Territory (portion now South Dakota). Two letters, 1864, concern Martin's death and there is a portion of a memoir, "My Experience in Scouting in the Dakota Territory", and mentions of Native American Indian encounters.

Dates: 1861-1864

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Yorktown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 23
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives--Union. 21
Account books 19
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Diaries 17
Receipts (financial records) 16
Williamsburg, Battle of, Williamsburg, Va., 1862 16
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives 15
Peninsular Campaign, 1862 13
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 13
Letters (correspondence) 12
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Poems 11
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 11
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Scrapbooks 11
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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
United States--Slavery 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
Military records 4
Newspapers 4
Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century 4
Pamphlets 4
Photostats 4
Portsmouth (Va.)--History--19th century 4
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 4
Rockingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 4
Slavery--Southern States--History 4
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives. 4
United States. Navy--History--Civil War 4
Virginia--Genealogy 4
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 4
Virginia--Politics and Government--19th century 4
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Wren Building (Williamsburg, Va.) 4
African Americans--Virginia--Williamsburg 3
Agriculture--Virginia--History 3
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
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 1st. 3
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 10
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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