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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 273 Collections and/or Records:

"A Short History of H. W. Halleck" Booklet

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Identifier: SC 00439
Scope and Contents Small booklet likely packed in Duke's Cigarettes on the history of General H. W. (Henry Wager) Halleck. Published by Knapp & Company in 1888.

Abraham Rudisill Diary

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Identifier: SC 00759
Scope and Contents Diary, 1875-1886, of Abraham Rudisill, a member of the 43rd Pennsylvania Light Artillery during the Civil War. It is primarily contemplative in nature and contains many references and rememberances to his service during the Civil War, including at the battle of Gettsyburg, gambling during the Civil War, the battle of Bull Run, and other events and battles. Also includes information on Rudisill's personal and religious life as well as the death of his wife. The diary itself seems to be handmade...

Charles F. Adams Letter

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Identifier: SC 00155
Scope and Contents Typed carbon copy of letter to Judge H. G. Connor of Wilson, North Carolina about Connor's “George Davis” address on the aftermath of the Civil War.  Washington, D.C. March 30, 1912.  Davis cites examples of how the Confederate states were unfairly treated after the war.

Adee Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ad3
Scope and Contents Letters, 1863-1865, received by Etta Adee of Barrington , N. Y. from "brother John" with [29th Iowa Infantry Regiment] in Arkansas and Louisiana; and from John S. Miller of 29th Iowa Infantry stationed as provost guard at St. Louis, Mo. One letter describes Battle of Jenkins Ferry in which the Iowa unit stormed a Confederate battery along with troops from 2nd Kansas Infantry (later 83rd United States Colored Troops.)

Affidavit of Francis Crawford and Margaret Crawford

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Identifier: SC 00319
Scope and Contents The undated legal document is evidence given against James and Rufus Bobbett, Daniel Fultinear, and William and Charles Crawford for waylaying [Gen E.B.?] Tyler's men previous to the Battle at Cnf. Lang. [Carnifex Ferry, W.Va.?]. Signed by Francis Crawford and Margaret Crawford.

Albert Gallatin Jenkins Letter

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Identifier: SC 00293
Scope and Contents Letter from Brigadier General Albert Gallatin Jenkins, Head Quarters, Car [?] Brigade, Camp Ruffin, Putnam Co., Va., [W. Va.], to Lieutenant Colonel H. Fitzhugh, A.A.A. Jenkins reports that the infantry command under Colonel John McCausland is encamped at Red House and his cavalry is two miles below them. There are no new enemy movements to report.

Thomas L. Alfriend Papers

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Identifier: MS 00269
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters, 1861-1865, from Thomas L. Alfriend (1843-1901) Sergeant, of Company B, 15th Virginia Infantry and Parken's Battery, Alexander's Battalion, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, from camps in Virginia and Tennessee to family members in Richmond, Virginia. Includes letter dated May 26, 1861 from Alfriend while stationed in Williamsburg, Virginia.The addition contains 25 typewritten pages of transcripts of letters by Jefferson Davis, James Seddon and others...

William H. Allen Letter to J. Frederick Pierson

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Identifier: SC 01112
Scope and Contents Letter written from Camp Hamilton (or Fort Monroe) by Col. William H. Allen, 1st New York Infantry, to Captain J. Frederick Pierson regarding the arrest of a husband and wife on suspicion of treason. The following is a transcription of the letter: "You will at once proceed to the residence of Mr. Mussey residing within these lines & search his house and arrest himself and wife or any others whom you may have just cause to suspect of conveying information to the enemy".

Armistead Burwell Letter

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Identifier: SC 00344
Scope and Contents A letter from Armistead Burwell, Camp Curtis, Land's End, Virginia to his brother, discusses various aspects of their shared military experiences. He rejoices at the good news that his brother is now in winter quarters. He thinks their brother Charles should be discharged for disability. The two companies of his regiment have been moved to redoubts and rifle pits across a strip of land between the James and Warwick Rivers. He heard that the Merrimac is completed. He inquires for his brother's...