Papers, 1838-1865, of the Crowder and Phillips families of Lunenburg and Mecklenburg counties, Virginia. Includes letters, 1861-1865, of William H. Phillips while serving in the 14th Virginia Infantry Regiment on Jamestown Island, at Chester, Virginia and near Farmville, Virginia.
Poll book, 11 October, 1864, for Civil War soldiers from Luzerne County, Pennsylvania at the headquarters of the 58th Regiment (Pennsylvania) while stationed at Chaffin's Farms, Virginia. Includes list of soldiers voting, and names and signatures of those appointed clerks and judges. Also includes voting results for national and local elections.
The collection contains the letters of Pvt. Adam Porter of Co. A, 194th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, stationed at Camp Carroll, Md. to his sister and brother-in-law in Williamsport, Pa. He describes camp life. Included is a pen and ink sketch of Porter and a carte-de-visite of him in uniform.