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Baron de Watergeul Boom Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00666
Scope and Contents

Letter written on December 4, 1781 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Baron de Watergeul Boom to "Mon Cher Ami" concerning celebration on board French ship after Yorktown Campaign. He writes poetry about the party, particularly talking of bachelorhood. Baron de Watergeul Boom may be a pseudonym. Includes poem with classical allusion which is annotated. Original letter is written in French, but English transcription is included.

Cassimere Churchill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00406
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters from Cassimere Churchill, a member of Company E, 9th Cavalry Regiment, New York, to his family while stationed in New York, Washington, D.C. and Virginia during the Civil War. He participated in the battles of Yorktown, Virginia, and Williamsburg, Virginia as an artillery guard. He includes descriptions of Yorktown, Va., Manassas, Va. and Washington, D.C. He write about camp life and the surrounding area, as well as his opinions of the war and the Union's...

Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C76
Scope and Contents The Civil War Collection is an artificial collection of material, chiefly 1861-1865, pertaining to the American Civil War including items from both Union and Confederate forces. The collection includes official correspondence, general and special orders, descriptions of campaigns and battles, articles concerning the war, and artifacts. There are pardons, poems, songs, autographs, maps, muster rolls, pen and ink sketches of camp life, engineers' drawings, and a memorandum of signals used by...

Charles H. Dimmock Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 D59
Scope and Contents Papers, 1826-1872, of Charles Dimmock and Charles Henry Dimmock. Includes sketch of the life of Charles H. Dimmock; a manuscript volume containing a journal of a voyage from Norfolk to Madeira and farm journal of "Shabby Hall," Gloucester County, Va.; travel diary, 1826, of Charles Dimmock concerning travels in Venice and Germany; and papers concerning the service of Charles Henry Dimmock in the engineer's corps in the Confederate Army, some of which include work at Yorktown, Va. and having...

Maximilian Hartman Diaries

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.79
Scope and Contents Two diaries written by Civil War soldier Maximilian Hartman are included as well as a transcription of their contents.  The first diary begins in September of 1861 and continues until February, 1862.  The second diary continues from February, 1862 and ends in May of that same year.  The diaries delineate the travels and military actions of the 93rd Regiment from Pennsylvania as it passes through Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Virginia.  Of local interest are the descriptions of events in...

Henderson Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00177
Scope and Contents Photograph album, circa 1910s-1920s, of John W. Henderson of Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes photographs of his time at Williamsburg High School and photographs of pre-restoration Williamsburg. There are also photographs from his time at the College of William & Mary, including photographs of the first class of women at the College, various sporting events, and various plays put on by the Dramatic Club. There are also photographs from Gloucester Point, Virginia, Yorktown, Jamestown, and...

Daniel Harvey Hill Papers

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Identifier: SC 01064
Scope and Contents

Letters, 28 May 1861 and 15 April and 11 May 1862, written by Daniel Harvey Hill to his wife Isabella (Morrison) Hill, describing preparations for battle at Yorktown, Va. and building fortifications over Lord Cornwallis' earthworks; the Peninsular Campaign; morale of his soldiers; and his children. Includes a printed circular, 19 April 1865, to Hill, urging soldiers not to desert during truce negotiations.

James City County and York County Church Photographs

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Identifier: SC 01183
Scope and Contents

Five photographs of churches and church sites in James City County, Williamsburg, and York County, possibly published in the William and Mary Quarterly. Notations on back of each photograph indicate the following locatins: Third Bruton Parish Church, Site of first York Church, Site of the first and second Charles Church, Site of the second Cheesecake Church, Grace Church, Yorktown.

James Estes Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00119
Scope and Contents Letter written from James Estes to his parents on July 11, 1863 from Yorktown, Virginia.  Estes describes in great detail the events of driving off Confederate troops and batteries around White House Landing and Hanover Junction.  He writes about members from his company (118th New York Infantry) and the 99th New York Infantry sending off skirmishers, advancing on the enemy, and ultimately catching 10 prisoners.  He reported that Company "A" suffered one casualty and 4 wounded, with another...

Matthew Wills Ledger

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Atav1 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1770-1800, of Matthew Wills, merchant, of Warwick County, Va., later used as an account book, 1813-1823, of [his son ?] Matthew Wills, keeper of [Swan Tavern] Yorktown, Va.

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Culpeper County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
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Eastern Shore (Va.)--History 1
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Europe--Description and travel 1
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Fort Monroe (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
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Louisa County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Madeira Islands--Description and travel--19th century 1
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Matthew Whaley School (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
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Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
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Coalter, John, 1769-1838 1
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Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
College of William and Mary--Baseball 1
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College of William and Mary. Dramatic Club 1
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 1
Dimmock, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1831-1873 1
Dimmock, Charles Henry, 1831-1873 1
Dimmock, Charles, d. 1863 1
Educational and Civic Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Henderson family 1
Henderson, John W. 1
Hill, Daniel Harvey, 1821-1889 1
Lee Family 1
Lee, Elizabeth Mallory, 1902- 1
Mason, George Carrington 1
Mathews, Mary 1
McNorton, N. F. 1
Middle Plantation Agricultural Society (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Miller, Shirley Fout 1
Miss Williamsburg Pageant (Va.) 1
Mt. Ararat Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Peninsula News (Toano, Va.) 1
Peninsula Transit Corporation 1
Pulaski Club (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 1
Ruffin, J. Randolph 1
Special Collections Research Center 1
The Palace (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
The Virginia Comedians 1
Tucker family 1
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 1
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 1
Tucker-Coleman Family 1
Unitarian Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association. Chapter #609 (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 10th 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 1st 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 22nd 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Mounted Rifles, 1st 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 22nd. 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 70th 1
United States. Army. Ohio Volunteers 1
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 101st 1
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 93rd 1
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Volunteers, 63rd. Company C 1
United States. Army. Rhode Island Volunteers, 2nd 1
United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 2nd 1
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission 1
Virginia Shakespeare Festival 1
Williamsburg Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Williamsburg Businessmen's Association (Va.) 1
Williamsburg Community Council (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Williamsburg High School (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Williamsburg Press, Inc 1
Williamsburg Theater (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
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