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

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Diary, 1862 August 2-1863 November 19

 File — Box 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents The first diary, with numbered pages, covers the period from August 1, 1862 to November 19, 1863, when the Army of Northern Virginia, under Robert E. Lee, achieved some of its most notable victories. She began it just after the Army of the Potomac, under George B. McClellan, had been withdrawn from the Peninsula. She reflects on Confederate victories at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, and notes there had been a battle at Gettysburg, “but no official report, only Yankee news.” She writes...
Dates: 1862 August 2-1863 November 19

Jamestown Island Civil War map

Identifier: SC 01865
Content Description

A hand-drawn map of Jamestown Island in pencil and blue ink with annotations.

Dates: Circa 1860-1870

Lou Lumpkin letter

Identifier: SC 01905
Content Description

Collection contains a single ten page letter written during the Civil War by a displaced woman from Georgia named Lou Lumpkin to a woman named Philipina "Rena" McDowell. The letter discusses Lou Lumkin's current living situation in Virginia and her unrequited feelings of love.

Dates: 1864 August 29