United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 273 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC 00100
Scope and Contents Letter from William H. Seawell, Lieutenant Colonel of the 21st Virginia Militia based in Gloucester, VA at Ware Camp to Colonel Crump (Charles A.) dated November 21, 1861. Seawell discusses the relative quiet in the area, no report of slaves escaping, and writes to ask for more instruction regarding the mustering of additionall officers and troops. He also relates that he has instructed his men off duty to act as policemen in order to arrest run away negroes and also to force work upon...
Identifier: SC 00330
Identifier: SC 00335
Identifier: SC 00318
Scope and Contents Letter from William Lyons, no place, to Mr. Hendirsin [Henderson?], Chief Examiner, Onadago, no place. He requests that he see Mister Brown the paymaster at the Onadago and have his accounts sent to the hospital as he had been discharged a month ago. The letter includes a note from W.L. Nicole, Fort Darling, dated April 5, 1865, stating that the chief wished him to act on this letter and hopes that he will also.
Identifier: SC 00307
Scope and Contents Letter from William M. Browne, Executive Department, Confederate States of America, Richmond, Va., to an unknown recipient. He claims that the aides of the President are in actual service and perform military duty all the time.
Identifier: SC 00287
Identifier: SC 00329
Scope and Contents Letters from William Woodville, Jr. of Baltimore, Maryland written to his wife 'Nan' (Ann C. Schley Woodville) during the Civil War while serving as an aide to Brig. General Harry T. Hays, CSA. His letters describe camp life and military maneuvers mostly in Virginia, including the Peninsular Campaign. A marriage license of Woodville to Schley dated 1855 is also included. The collection contains original letters and typescripts of original letters.
Identifier: SC 00087
Scope and Contents Letter from Willie G.M. to Sue dated February the Last, 1861 from Gordonsville, Virginia. In it, Willie writes of wanting to be with Sue but dismisses her proposition for her and Jose to visit. He insists that Jose has too much of a desire to be "white" for his liking. The letter continues as he laments his aching neck and absence from her.
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...
Identifier: SC 00278
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Brigadier General Henry A. Wise, Lewisberg, Va. [W. Va.], to Adjutant and Inspector General Samuel Cooper, no place. The dispatch is reporting troop strength at Gauley Bridge and reports on guns and ammunition. He writes that the area is unsound. At a place called Williamsburg [W. Va.?] there is "a violent Yankee partisan, a Dr. Thatcher" who shot at his [HAW] orderly, wounding him in the head. Wise asks that three field officers--Col. J. Lucius Davis, Lt....