The diary of William Coe, a minister from the Shenandoah Valley, dates his entries from May 29, 1862 to August 13, 1862. He writes about the Seven Days and Cedar Mountain battles and shifts in area from Confederate to Union control. He discusses slavery, specifically his slave who marries a free woman, as well as the death and burial of a slave who was his servant's mother.
A letter by William Humphreys, near Port Republic, to "My dear Mother" giving details of the Valley campaign with many references to Stonewall Jackson.
Letter from William Lynch, 53rd Regiment, Va. Vol., Engineer's Corp, Yorktown, Virginia, to Provost Marshal, asking to be released to help defend Yorktown from Union troops. A typescript is included.
Letter from William Lyons, no place, to Mr. Hendirsin [Henderson?], Chief Examiner, Onadago, no place. He requests that he see Mister Brown the paymaster at the Onadago and have his accounts sent to the hospital as he had been discharged a month ago. The letter includes a note from W.L. Nicole, Fort Darling, dated April 5, 1865, stating that the chief wished him to act on this letter and hopes that he will also.
Letter from William M. Browne, Executive Department, Confederate States of America, Richmond, Va., to an unknown recipient. He claims that the aides of the President are in actual service and perform military duty all the time.