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Calvin Myers Letter of Discharge

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Identifier: SC 00415
Scope and Contents The letter declares the discharge of Private Calvin Myers, Co. A, 1st Regiment, Wise Legion, due to neuralgia and rheumatism. The discharge is signed by D.A. Smith, Surgeon.

Campbell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 C16
Scope and Contents Papers of four generations of the Campbell family of Orange Co., Va. including correspondence of William Campbell (1755-1823). His papers pertain to Revolutionary pensions, bounty land claims, the War of 1812, his superintendency of the Virginia State Penitentary, and his estate and includes a diary of a trip to Kentucky in 1798. There are also papers (correspondence and accounts) of his wife, Mrs. Susan Campbell and their children. The collection includes papers of the Graves family and...

Capers Letters

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C19
Scope and Contents Letters written to Elizabeth Randolph Braxton of Hanover County, Virginia from John S. Capers of the 7th Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry, 1863-1865; and after his death from Mary W. (Capers) Thomason of Camden, South Carolina.

C. W. Carmer Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2013.004
Scope and Contents Scrapbook, 1864-1878, comprised of newspaper clippings from New York City pasted over a handwritten ledger.  A majority of clippings are literary in nature and include short stories, household dramas, fairy tales, and humor.  Several advertisements for theater productions are collected here as well.  Articles on current events are interspersed throughout the scrapbook.  Of particular note are a special report on the fall of Atlanta in 1864, coverage of Abraham Lincoln's assassination in 1865,...

Carter Harrison Papers

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Identifier: MS 00267
Scope and Contents Papers, 1834-1861, of Carter Henry Harrison of Elkora, Cumberland County, Virginia. Includes letters about his father, Carter Henry Harrison, Sr., and his mother, Janetta Harrison, as well as his wife, Alice Harrison. Letters typically deal with the finances of Elkora and then with the preparations and operations of the Civil War.

Harriette Cary Diary

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Identifier: Mss. MsV D24
Scope and Contents Diary, May 6-July 23, 1862, of Harriette Cary which concerns the occupation of Williamsburg, Va. by Union troops following the Battle of Williamsburg. 27 p. Also includes a partial transcription published in Tylers' Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Volume IX (1928) and reprinted by Kraus Reprint Corporation (1967) as well as correspondence with a descendant.

Ella Casaday Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00392
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of Ella Casaday of Tompkins County, New York, who was approximately 17 years old during 1864. She writes about the Civil War and its effects on her hometown, including political parties, hearing a "war sermon," the election of 1864, and other actions of Lincoln. She also wrote about her daily life, including religion, her schooling, a marriage between two African Americans, and relationships with friends and family. Finally, the diary also includes mention of...

Catlett Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.28
Scope and Contents Catlett family papers of Caroline County, Virginia. Correspondence that reflects the hard times in Virginia following the Civil War. Collection contains 72 original letters. Written by various extended family members, the majority of the letters are addressed to Arthur Catlett, a former Confederate Soldier and Virginia resident who moved to Texas shortly after the Civil War. Transcriptions for almost all letters, provided by the collection's donor, Elizabeth Jean Voss, are included. Inclusive...

Certificate of Disability for Furlough, A.H. Jackson

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Identifier: SC 00411
Scope and Contents The Letter declares Lieutenant Colonel A.H. Jackson, 31st Virginia Regiment, unfit for duty due for 90 days to a hip bone injury. The certificate is signed by David G. Houston, Natural Bridge, Virginia.

Charges and specifications against John Gregg

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Identifier: SC 00420
Scope and Contents This collections consists of a witnessed letter detailing the court martial charges against Private John Gregg [?], Co. E, 31st Regiment.

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