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Bucktrout-Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00142
Scope and Contents Papers of Richard M. Bucktrout, merchant and mortician in Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes correspondence, receipts, financial papers, records of soldiers killed at the Battle of Williamsburg and legal papers, dated 1855 to 1869. List of deaths at the Seminary Hospital from July to November 1861 in Williamsburg, Virginia and coffins made for soldiers dying in Williamsburg in July-August 1861.The business papers of Sydney Smith, dated 1874 to 1929.Lists names of people...

Ira F. Gensel Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01348
Content Description Four page letter from Union Officer 2nd Lieutenant Ira F. Gensel of the 4th United States Regular Infantry from a camp near Roper's meeting House in James City County, Virginia dated May 11, 1862. He describes his march into Williamsburg after the battle that took place in that city and the high casualties as a result of that battle. He calls Williamsburg a beautiful city but the court houses, William and Mary College, and all of the churches are used as hospitals and are filled. Gensel...

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.

Pictures of the Present Booklet

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00394
Scope and Contents This collection is a booklet of anti-Union cartoons drawn by an indentified "quodam Virginian". The drawings include the following titles: The Flight from Harrisburg, Lincoln at Dinner meditating on the division of the spoils, Gen Winfield shooting off the big guns of the government with the recent inaugural for a porte-fire, "The Virginia Dare -(not)" Ship of the line, and "Last scene of all that ends this strange Pictorial History. Virginia's degradation". A schematic on the back of the...