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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Scrapbook (Harpers Ferry, West Virginia)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00656
Scope and Contents Diary, 1860, of an unidentified person from what was then Harpers Ferry, Virginia, and is now Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Includes a handwritten timeline of the life of Stephen A. Douglas, newsclippings dealing with slavery, the Kansas Territory, and the separation of Virginia and West Virginia, articles with handwritten comments about Charleston, South Carolina, and clippings with handwritten comments about the election of Abraham Lincoln and how his election will affect the United States.

Sectionalism, an address by Abraham Lincoln

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00424
Scope and Contents This collection is a facsimile of the address.

W. M. M. to President Abraham Lincoln Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01252
Scope and Contents Letter from W. M. M.[?], Washington, D.C.,  to President Lincoln about Rev. Dr. Jenkins seeking a post as chaplain in one of the army hospitals and about Dr. Jenkins' decision to leave behind all his property and dependents rather than remain under the "Rebel Flag."  August 11, [1863].   Includes correspondence about the purchase of the letter.