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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 270 Collections and/or Records:

William Lyons Letter

 Collection
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.

William M. Browne Letter

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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.

William Woodville, Jr. Letters

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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.

Willie G. M. Letter to Sue

 Collection
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.

Wills Family Papers

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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...

Henry A. Wise Letter

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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....

W.T. Early Letter

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Identifier: SC 00326
Scope and Contents A letter from W.T. Early, Charlottesville, Virginia to S.D. Cabiness. He describes the mood in Virginia following the Confederate victories. He believes the "Pan Handle" of the state, with its northern leanings, will be cut off from the state with a thorough chastisement. He describes Virginia troops and officers ("Virginia will be the scene of great events, the...theatre of noble deeds..."). His son attends military school at Lexington Institute. He wishes his son to raise a company in the...

Asa John Wyatt Diary

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Identifier: Mss. MsV D22
Scope and Contents This collection contains the Civil War diary of a soldier of the Army of Northern Virginia, 21st Virginia Infantry Regiment, Company I. The content spans June 19, 1861 through July 29, 1862, the latter as part of Jackson's Valley Campaign. The diary includes information concerning the Battle of Kernstown, although Wyatt was not a participant. A typescript is included.

Yorktown Campaign Report

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Identifier: SC 00657
Scope and Contents Report of Captain Jason R. Hanna, Co. C, 63rd Pennsylvania Vol. to Lt. Col. A. S. M. Morgan concerning operations on April 11, 1862, to take possession of rifle pits on north and west fronts of a peach orchard relieving the 5th Michigan Volunteers. This report describes a diagram (not present).