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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. H. R. Green Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01384
Content Description Two page letter addressed to Dr. H. R. Green of the 6th Virginia Calvary from his cousin Netti dated July 13, 1864. In the letter she describes feeling tired of missing him and sends along the desire for him to write to her and the girls so their spirits can be uplifted. She reports on family and neighbors and informs Dr. Green of the many compliments she has heard of him.

Edward Restieaux Ledger

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Identifier: MS 00178
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1863-1864, of Captain Edward Restieaux, the chief quartermaster of the Pennsylvania Reserves Divison under General Samuel Crawford. This ledger is a list of medicines given to soliders, and include the name of the medicine, amount given, and to whom it was given. Medicines given include potassium chlorate, bismuth, camphor, glycerin, and morphine, among many others.

Lewis Hobbs Letters

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Identifier: SC 01053
Scope and Contents Letters, 1864-1865, of Lewis Hobbs, a member of the 11th Maine Regiment during the Civil War, written to his sister, Sarah F. Hobbs. The letters are written when Hobbs' unit is near Richmond, Virginia, including during the Bermuda Hundred Campaign. Topics include battles and skirmishes, injuries to soliders, and Hobbs' opinion of African-Americans. December 29, 1864 letter written on printed and colored leaflet with song "The Army and Navy for ever."

Mary Elizabeth Latane Waring Poulson Poetry Book

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Identifier: SC 00456
Content Description Black bound poetry journal kept by Mary Elizabeth Latane Waring Poulson, referred to as Bettie throughout the book. Contents are autographs, sketches, and poetic verses from friends and her future husband, Thomas, H.G. Poulson from Accomack County, Virginia, who served in the 46th Regiment of the Virginia Infantry of the Confederate Army. Bettie and Thomas married in 1865 but their marriage was short lived as she died later that same year. Thomas continues writing romantic and loving verses...

U. S. Court Martial Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ml1
Scope and Contents Record book, 1864-1865, of general court martial proceedings for the United States Army held in Washington, D. C. Courts martial include accusations concerning non-fulfillment of contracts by government contractors and desertion by soldiers.

United States Federal Nineteenth Century Government Publications

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.204
Scope and Contents Government publications printed by the U.S Government Printing Office (GPO) and others from the 1820s-1890s. The formats include legislation, annual reports, histories, speeches, resolutions, reports, rebuttals and more. Topics include abolition of slavery, Mexican War, information and reports about the Civil War, Army register for 1858, annual reports for railroads and banks, historical paper on Christ Church in Norfolk, Virginia (1878), Governor Pierpoint's address to "People of Virginia"...

William F. Morgan Civil War Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 99 M82
Scope and Contents Correspondence (and typescripts of originals); 1861-1865, of William Foster Morgan (born 1828), Sergeant in the 2nd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company A. USA, to his wife Eliza Morgan, of Lynn, Massachusetts, mostly concerning camp conditions. The letter dated May 12, 1863 describes the infantry's participation in the Battle of Chancellorsville. Morgan's letters are written near Harper's Ferry, Fairfax Station and Stafford Courthouse, Virginia, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Baltimore,...