United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 277 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC 00354
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written by George L. Hersum, Sergeant in the 5th New Hampshire Infantry, Company A, to his wife, while he was stationed in or near Alexandria, Richmond, Yorktown, Harrison's Landing, and Falmouth, Virginia.
Identifier: SC 00284
Identifier: SC 00416
Scope and Contents The letter regards mail service along Route No. 2616 and is written on Confederate States of America, Post Office Department, Contract Bureau letterhead. It is signed by George Offutt, Chief of the Contract Bureau.
Identifier: Mss. 94 G56
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers, dated 1859-1934, but mainly 1862-1864, of Augustus C. Golding (also spelled as Goldin and , Golden). It includes letters, a letterbook, diaries, documents, pension papers, printed materials, and photographs. All items relate to Golding's service in the Union Army, 1861-1864, in Northern Virginia, on the Virginia peninsula, and in Maryland. Golding's letters to family and friends describe troop movements, battles, camp conditions, his health, a hospital, and...
Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc10
Identifier: SC 00288
Identifier: Mss. MsV D25
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy of diary, 1862 June 2-25, of Robert Gaines Haile, while serving in the 55th Virginia Regiment, Confederate Army, kept during the Seven Days Battle near Richmond, Virginia. Mentions the death of William Latane.Robert Gaines Haile was born April 1, 1832 in "Beavers Hill," Essex County, Virginia, the son of Robert Gaines Haile, Senior, and Elizabeth Buckner Haile. He married Mary Susan Burke. Haile served in Company F, 55th Virginia Regiment, Confederate Army. He was...
Identifier: SC 00298
Scope and Contents Letter from Harman A. Hiner, camp near Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Va., to Miss Victoria Jane Wilson, Wilsonville, Highland County, Va. He will send her a camp song about a man who came into camp to sell eggs. He talked with some Yankees when he was on picket duty and some said the war would be over in the fall. He relates tales of "warlike" activities in camp. He mentions he and the boys are getting their pictures taken.
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap20
Scope and Contents Memorandum book of H. Harman of Montgomery County, Virginia. Accounts deal with farming activity, noting his purchases and money owed to him. Some entries are related to the activities of the Civil War in his community. On April 20, 1863 he mentions sending Capt. Milton Harmon a pair of shoes. 154 pages.
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...