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The certificate of volunteer enlistment of Martin V. Brownlee, at Wellsburg, Brooke County, VA [W. VA], into the Army of the United States of America for a period of three years.
Account book, 1858-1874, of Hiram Martz, in Rockingham County, Virginia. Some entries with the military during the Civil War.
Letters from Willie McLean, Camp 5th Va. Cavalry, to his family with news of camp life, skirmishes, and accounts of Jubal A. Early and General John B. Gordon's troops
Sixty-six letters home from Corporal Samuel H. McNutt of Company H, 12th Pennsylvania Reserves from camps in Maryland and Virginia. Includes comments on battles of Mechanicsville, Gaines Mill, Malvern Hill and Gettysburg. A history of the 12th Regiment Reserves Infantry can be found in Folder 1 of this collection.
Account book, 1858-1872, of an unidentified meat merchant which includes manuscript music, household accounts (concerning washing, ironing, clothes, and flour), household inventories, and includes the notation "all bacon taken by the Yankees." (March 13 ).
The Army of the Confederate States certificate declares Captain J.M. Adams unfit for duty due to illness. He served in Co. G., 18th Regiment, Humphrey's Brigade. The form originates from the Chimborazo Hospital, Richmond, Va.
C. Miller, Mt. Crawford [Va.], letter to Col. E. Jones Armstrong about an order for deputy sheriffs and clerks to report to the commandant at Richmond, Virginia. February 5, 1863. Includes two envelopes addressed to Col. Armstrong.
Papers including correspondence concerning Millington's experiences as directing engineer of the Anglo-Mexican Mining Association, as professor at College of William and Mary where he lived in the Wythe House, as professor at University of Mississippi, and at Memphis Medical College. Includes diaries covering 1832, 1835, and 1861-1867; letters of his family members; and Blankenship family land records and letters concerning the Spanish-American War.
This is volume II of "Miss Rutherford's Scrap Book, The South's Greatest Vindication". The pamphlet discusses the Civil War, the Daughters of the Confederacy, and the establishment of the Confederate memorial at Stone Mountain, Georgia. The content includes articles, poetry, and biographical sketches of Samuel Hoyt Venable and various members of his family. Printed material.
Civil War correspondence, passes and orders relating to 1st Lieutenant William H.E. Morecock of the 32nd Virginia Volunteer Regiment. Legal documents of William H. E. Morecock, mostly concerning the lawsuit in Williamsburg and James City County, McCandlish vs Warburton, during 1851 to 1853. Correspondence and financial records of the Board of Visitors of the College of William and Mary while William H.E. Morecock was Secretary of the Board, 1877-1890.
This collection, 1860-1867, consists mainly of letters between Richard S. Morgan, a Chicago apothecary and Celia Frary, a Morris, Illinois schoolteacher, who married in Grundy County, Illinois in 1863. The correspondence begins in the Fall of 1862 when Richard was an Assistant Apothecary at the Federal Drug Store, Camp Douglas, IllinoisL. In addition, there is correspondence with parents, other family members and friends, three photographs, and teachers' certificates.
The statement from Captain Morgan explains the charges and court martials for John O. Allkind, Benjamin C. Conrad, and William Jeffry, who were aiding the enemy [the rebels].
A letter from Union soldier Mowrey Colwell, Washington, D.C., to William Winson, no place, written on the paper of the 12th Regiment Rhode Island Volunteers, with a print of the U.S. Capitol. He describes the area as "laide wast" and discusses camp life and his pay.
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.