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Robert Skipwith Diaries

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 Sk4
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1834-1898, of Robert Skipwith kept in Goochland County, Va., Richmond, Va. and Powhatan County, Va. Much of Skipwith's life is documented by these 14 diaries and topics include weather, personal affairs (the loss of his wife, and his aging), farming, social life in his neighborhood, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Virginia politics. He often included genealogical information on individuals when he recorded their deaths. Skipwith's 1862-1865 diary has been digitized and...

S.L. Allen Letters

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Identifier: SC 00328
Scope and Contents 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.

Some Aspects and Incidents of Military Rule in Portsmouth, Virginia, from the Letter Book of Captain Daniel Messinger, Provost Marshal of Portsmouth

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Identifier: SC 00423
Scope and Contents 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.

Sons of Confederate Veterans. Armistead-Timberlake Camp No. 1405 Records

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Identifier: SC 01145
Scope and Contents 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.

M. Strickler Letters

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Identifier: SC 00314
Scope and Contents 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.

William Booth Taliaferro Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 T15
Scope and Contents Papers, 1811-1954, of William Booth Taliaferro and his family of Gloucester County, Va. Taliaferro's papers consist of diaries, letterbook (while at Harpers Ferry), correspondence, speeches, memoirs and accounts. The collection also includes papers of his wife, Sally Nivison Lyons Taliaferro (including diaries), his ancestors, siblings and descendants, as well as photographs, genealogical notes and artifacts of the Taliaferro family. There are papers of other people who are not...

Susan C. Taylor Poetry Album

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Identifier: SC 00858
Scope and Contents Susan C. Taylor's collection of newspaper clippings, many from the Richmond Dispatch, of mostly poems and a few essays/stories.  These clippings are glued onto the pages of a book.  First page contains a handwritten poem.  Susan C. Taylor lived in Powhatan County, Virginia.

The Only Union Lady in Williamsburg pencil sketch

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Identifier: SC 00400
Scope and Contents The original pencil sketch of Mary Ann Bowden, aged 15 years, was drawn by a Union soldier during the Battle of Williamsburg, May 5-6, 1862. It was presented to Governor Morgan of New York by Lewis Post of Seneca County, New York, on May 26, 1862, Williamsburg College Hospital.

Thomas F. Tebbs Oath of Allegiance

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Identifier: SC 00365
Scope and Contents Oath of allegiance from Thomas F. Tebbs, Greensboro, N.C., vows not to take up arms against the United States, in accordance with the terms of the Military Convention entered between General Joseph E. Johnston and Major General W. T. Sherman.

Thomas J. Woodward Letter to his Sister

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Identifier: SC 00598
Scope and Contents Letter from Thomas J. Woodward, on the Iron Clad "Atlanta", James River, Va, to his sister about fighting along the James River against the Rebels.  "...a brief accounty of how I am getting along up here among the Rebels.  The "Atlanta" has been the great stand by or in other words the Iron Clad reserve when there is trouble any where...I am now laying close up under the fire of two heavy Rebel Beteris but concealed from them by a lump of trees..." " I can see all the spires in Richmond and the...

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