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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

 Collection
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"

 Collection
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.

Virginia Cities Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.4 V82ci
Scope and Contents Artificial collection of papers relating to various cities in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

W. C. Winn Letter, 1862 June 4

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00271
Content Description 6 page letter addressed to "Mother" from Adams Run, South Carolina. Winn was a Corporal in Company "D" of the South Carolina 3rd Infantry Battalion. He writes extensively about his disdain for the North and the belief that permanent separation is the only possible outcome. ..."better far to be crushed than live in disgrace our separation from the North is distinct, unalterable, complete. We are henceforth a distinct race and no interest can again unite us..." Winn goes on to describe news he...

W. G. Byrd Medical Certificate for Detail

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Identifier: SC 00412
Scope and Contents The certificate declares W.G. Byrd, Co. E, 31st Regiment, unfit for field service and recommends he be reassigned as a nurse in the hospital. The form originates from General Hospital, Staunton, Va.

W. M. M. to President Abraham Lincoln Letter

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Identifier: SC 01252
Scope and Contents Letter from W. M. M.[?], Washington, D.C.,  to President Lincoln about Rev. Dr. Jenkins seeking a post as chaplain in one of the army hospitals and about Dr. Jenkins' decision to leave behind all his property and dependents rather than remain under the "Rebel Flag."  August 11, [1863].   Includes correspondence about the purchase of the letter.

F. N. Walker Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D23
Scope and Contents Diary of F. N. Walker, Captain in the 3rd South Carolina Volunteers, in which he discusses what he is reading, news he hears of battles, and marching from Manassas, Virginia, (including a visit to the battlefield of First Bull Run) to the vicinity of Yorktown and Williamsburg, Virginia (mentioning the statue of Lord Botetourt, College of William and Mary, and Eastern State Hospital).

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