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Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C76
Scope and Contents The Civil War Collection is an artificial collection of material, chiefly 1861-1865, pertaining to the American Civil War including items from both Union and Confederate forces. The collection includes official correspondence, general and special orders, descriptions of campaigns and battles, articles concerning the war, and artifacts. There are pardons, poems, songs, autographs, maps, muster rolls, pen and ink sketches of camp life, engineers' drawings, and a memorandum of signals used by...

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...

Hart Papers I and II

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 H29
Scope and Contents Papers, 1847-1934, including correspondence, essays, articles, and poems by John Hart, a Richmond book seller and poems, short stories, and a novel by his wife, Katherine M. Hart. The papers of John Hart include letters concerning the sale of books and two letters by James Branch Cabell. The collection includes diplomas and certificates awarded by the University of Virginia to his [father ?] John Hart of Louisa County, Va. The Hart Papers (II) series contains 200...

Joseph Keith Newell Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00652
Scope and Contents Diary, 19 March 1862 to 24 August 1862, of Joseph Keith Newell, a captain of the 10th Massachusetts Infantry during the Civil War. Diary runs from March to August of 1862, and describes the life of a Union soldier during the Peninsula Campaign. Describes his trip down the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., to Hampton, Virginia. Also includes a description of the Battle of Williamsburg, 5 May 1862, as well as his observations of the College of William & Mary. Newell also describes his...

Colonel Robert W. West Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00096
Scope and Contents

One page letter from Colonel Robert W. West to Mrs. Lucy Tucker, Mrs. Lucy Hausford, and Mi[f]s. Emily Morrison dated 29 November 1863.  It is a summons for the ladies to return to Mrs. Vest's home in Williamsburg, all of the property they took without permission.  He requests them to comply within a week or he threatened to send colored troops to their homes to search and remove the items for them.

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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 4
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 4
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Yorktown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
College of William and Mary--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
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Correspondence 2
Diaries 2
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Photographs 2
Poems 2
Publications 2
Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Diaries 2
Account books 1
African Americans--History--19th century 1
African Americans--Virginia--James City County 1
African Americans--Virginia--Photographs 1
African Americans--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 1
Blackwater, Battle of, 1863 1
Booksellers and bookselling--Virginia 1
Cabinet photographs 1
Camp Allen (Jamestown Island, Va.) 1
Carte de visite photographs 1
Certificates 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Engineer's Corps 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 14th 1
Culpeper County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Drawings and graphics 1
Farm management--Southern States--History--19th century 1
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Financial records 1
Fredericksburg (Va.), Battle of, 1862 1
Germany--Description and travel--19th century 1
Hampton (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Italy--Description and travel--19th century 1
Jamestown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Louisa County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Madeira Islands--Description and travel--19th century 1
Maps 1
Maps--United States 1
Military pensions. 1
Orders (military records) 1
Peninsular Campaign, 1862 1
Petersburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Philosophy and religion 1
Photography 1
Poets, American--19th century 1
Political cartoons 1
Portsmouth (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Receipts (financial records) 1
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Richmond (Va.)--Photographs 1
Rosters 1
Scrapbooks 1
Siege of Petersburg, Va. (Richmond-Petersburg Campaign), 1864-1865 1
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 1
Slavery--Virginia--History 1
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Slavery--Virginia--Williamsburg--History--19th century. 1
Stereographs 1
Suffolk, Battle of, Va., 1863 1
Surry County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Surry County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Transcripts 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Hospitals 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations--Confederate States 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, African American 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Poetry 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories--Army of the Potomac 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Songs and music 1
United States. Army--Supplies and stores 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 142nd (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. New York Volunteers, 55th. Company C 1
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 61st 1
United States. Navy--History--Civil War 1
University of Virginia--History--19th century 1
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History 1
Virginia--History 1
Virginia--Maps 1
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 1
Watercolors (drawings) 1
Williamsburg, Battle of, Williamsburg, Va., 1862 1
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Anderson Gallery 1
Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958 1
Dimmock, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1831-1873 1
Dimmock, Charles Henry, 1831-1873 1
Dimmock, Charles, d. 1863 1