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Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Rudisill Diary

 Collection
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...

Armistead-Cocke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Ar6
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1756-1764, of Maria Carter Armistead (including letters written by Mrs. Thomas Feilde); business papers, 1782-1828, of William Cocke of "Bremo," Henrico County, Virginia and of "Oakland," Cumberland County, Virginia; and letters, 1861-1863, of William Fauntleroy Cocke, Thomas Lewis Preston Cocke and Edmund Randolph Cocke concerning their service in the Confederate States Army (including the Battle of First Bull Run).Also included are five volumes of farm and account...

Barker-Cooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B24
Scope and Contents Letters and business papers, chiefly 1848-1866, of James E. Cooke of Powhatan, Virginia and the Barker family of Fluvanna County, Virginia including letters relating to the hiring out of slaves, plantation operations and the Civil War (letters of John H. Barker and Henry J. Dobbs of the 18th Virginia Regiment of the Confederate army concerning the Battle of First Bull Run (Manassas).

John P. Lauderback Journal

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01299
Scope and Contents This journal contains John P. Louderback's first-hand account of the First Battle of Manassas (or Bull Run) during the American Civil War. John Louderback served in the 10th Virginia Infantry, most likely Company I (Page Volunteers), although his company could not be verified. The 10th Virginia Infantry was part of the 4th Brigade of the Armies of the Shenandoah. This brigade participated during towards the end of the First battle of Manassas (or Bull Run).  The account is only five pages while...

Edward R. Jones, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01262
Scope and Contents Letters, 1861-1898, bulk, 1861-1864, of Edward R. Jones, Jr. of Co. K, 95th Penn. Vols. (Col. John M. Gosline's Penn. Zouaves) written to his mother, aunt, cousin, and William Butt, Jr. Letters were written from Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. and describe camp-life, battle, express his views on the war, and discuss family affairs. Includes a description of John S. Mosby's Partisan Rangers and Jones' part at the Battle of Fredericksburg (1862). He also discusses battle conditions at...

F. N. Walker Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D23
Scope and Contents The 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).

Wills Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W67
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1863-1864, of Mary J. Wills, Bedford County, Va. with her husband, Charles A. Wills of the 58th Virginia Infantry Regiment (Company I). Also includes letters to Mary J. Wills from her brothers John A. Bradley and Joseph M. Bradley and correspondence of her sister Sarah F. Foster with her husband Habun R. Foster. John A. Bradley, and Joseph M. Bradley served in the 58th Virginia Infantry and Habun R. Foster served in the 34th Virginia Infantry Regiment. The Battle of Second...