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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 274 Collections and/or Records:

Henry A. Wise Letter

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 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

 Collection
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).