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Unknown Confederate Soldier Letter from Charley to "Mother"

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Identifier: SC 00306
Scope and Contents Letter from Charley [?], Camp, 10th Georgia Regiment, Bryan's Brigade, McLaw's Division, near Chattanooga, Tenn., to "Mother." no place. He has not heard from her in months. Father is well and has done well in business, but misses the family circle. Father is purchasing land near Hawkinsville, [Ga.?] and sea island cotton. He is paid $130 a month for soldiering (he is a captain). He has been in 14 battles. He is indebted to Miss Mary Southall of Williamsburg, [Va.?], for the privilege of...

Unknown Confederate Soldier Letter, to "My Dear Sister"

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Identifier: SC 00297
Scope and Contents Letter from Samuel T. [?], Camp Elliott Hill, [Tenn.?], to "My Dear Sister," no place. He is responding to her two letters. He's glad the enemy didn't get as far as their house. He hears the people were treated badly along their route. He mentions "semi skirmishing with Philip Henry Sheridan and the number of candidates for "even the smallest offices" and tells of 16 deserters in the brigade. He hears that the army has started recruiting negroes and fears they will not be "much advantage to...

Unknown Union Soldier Letter, "Burt H." to "Charles"

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00353
Scope and Contents A letter written by a Union soldier, Burt H., to "Charles" while at camp near Yorktown, Virginia, discusses the construction of a new road so they can take the rebels. He notes that they say it is a harder place to take than Richmond. He notes that there are one hundred and a thousand men with us and McClellan at the head.

Unknown Union Soldier Letter, from "Renton"

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00356
Scope and Contents A letter from a Maryland-native soldier, Renton, while in Franklin County, North Carolina about going home.

Unknown Union Soldier Letter to Catherine G. Cooke

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Identifier: SC 00339
Scope and Contents A letter from a soldier, 1st Mass. Mounted Riders, Williamsburg, Va., to his sweetheart, Catherine G. Cooke, Richmond, Mass., regarding his reenlistment. He and hopes that the war won't last any longer than 15 months more.

Unknown Union Soldier Letter to "Esteemed Friend Jenny"

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Identifier: SC 00444
Scope and Contents A letter from Will H., Battery B, 1st NY Artillery, 5th Army Corps, to "Esteemed Friend Jenny," describes the Petersburg mine assault. It was written the day after the Battle of the Crater.

Unknown Union Soldier Letter to Joseph Lamb

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Identifier: SC 00348
Scope and Contents A letter from a 2nd Vermont Regiment soldier [possibly Almond F. Worcester, Jr.] to Joseph Lamb describes the entire Yorktown campaign. He discusses the first encounter with Rebels, the retreat to Newport News, and the seige of Yorktown.

Unknown Union Soldier Letter to "Uncle George"

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Identifier: SC 00428
Scope and Contents The letter from Carl B., camp at Beverly Ford, Virginia, to Uncle George, no place, describes his three pen and ink sketches. The drawings depict the camp reading room, a black man attached to the Brigade Headquarters carrying water, and a humorous incident involving 11 conscripts who had arrived for the 118th P.Vs. and 18th and 22nd Mass. Regt. He looks forward to a camp dance. He rejoices over Union possession of Morris Island and the attack on Ft. Sumter. He urges Charleston be burned and...

Unknown Union Soldier Letters, from "Mac"

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00346
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two letters from a Union Soldier, signed as "Mac". The first letter is addressed to "Friend Harry" and written from Camp Hooker detailing the end of a Rebel blockade after the shelling of a Rebel battery by a Union gunboat, dated December 12, 1861. The second letter is incomplete, but provides a detailed description of an unknown combat operation, which is undated. Mac was possibly a member of the 1st Massachusetts.

Elizabeth Van Lew Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 V32
Scope and Contents Papers, 1854-1926, collected by John Albree in preparing lectures on Elizabeth Van Lew. Includes letters, notes, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Includes typed copies of her scrapbook. Collection also includes material concerning Jefferson Davis and Civil War letters from North Carolina.

Acc. 2000.54 is microfilm of the collection. Folders 1-10 of the Elizabeth Van Lew Papers are available in Swem Library’s microforms area on 1 reel of microfilm, call number E608 .V34 V36.

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