Papers, 1821-1918, of the See family of Hardy County, W. Va. Includes correspondence, 1856-1877, of Silas R. See and of his wife Anna [or Annie] See. Many of the letters were written by women and some were written by Anna See's sisters living in Pendleton County, W. Va. Several letters, 1861, were written by Silas R. See while serving in the Confederate Army.
Includes transcripts of letters prepared by Mark J. See in 1995.
Contains arithmetic examples. Enclosed are letters (1863-1871) to and from members of the See family including letter, October 7, 1863 of Cyrus See on paper with a printed image of General Ambrose Burnside.
Letter written by L.D. Killette, Company C, 43rd N.C. He requests that Sergeant W.L. Dew of Company C, 43rd N.C. Regiment be given authority to be absent from his company. Otherwise, send him to his company without delay or to the hospital. By order of Lieutenant Colonel William Gaston Lewis, Commanding 43rd N.C. Regiment.
The document displays correspondence between Simon Bolivar Buckner, Head Quarters at Fort Donelson, Tennessee, and Brig. Gen. Ulysses Simpson Grant, Commanding U.S. Forces, near Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Buckner suggests an armistice in order to appoint a commissioner to agree upon terms of capitulation. Grant states that no terms except unconditional and immediate surrender will be accepted; and that he intends to move upon his works immediately. Facsimile.
Two letters from a Union soldier, S.L. Allen, to his mother, about the burning of Hampton, Virginia and fighting of the troops against the Rebels on the Peninsula. He worries that his mother is going alone to New York.
This collection is a typed carbon copy of the letterbook of Captain Daniel Messinger, Provost Marshall of Portsmouth, dated November 9, 1863 to June 27, 1864. It contains correspondence between Messinger and various military personell including Brigadier General Wild, Brigadier General Barnes, General Butler, Colonel Shaffer, Colonel Holman, as well as Portsmouth's Mayor Collins. Photographs are included in the copy. It was transcribed by Jno. C. Emmerson, Jr. in 1946.
Records, circa 1980s, of the Armistead-Timberlake Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Includes the group's constitution and bylaws, membership reports, and certificates awarded to members of the camp. There are also application cards, which include the name of the applicant and the name of his ancestor who served during the Civil War.
Letters from M. Strickler, manager for Joseph R. Anderson and Co., at Torry Furnace to Dr. Nelson Waller concern the three slaves Strickler borrowed from Waller. The slaves were under guard, but escaped. Strickler's letters explain the circumstances that led to their escape and the capture of one slave, Haws, by General Imboden.