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Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

1st New York Mounted Rifles Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01915
Dates: 1864 December 31

1st New York Mounted Rifles Letter

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2024.149
Dates: 1864 December 31

Jamestown Island Civil War map

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Nannie Elizabeth Rea diary & letter copy book

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2024.141
Dates: 1863 March 7 - 1865 June 4

Nannie Elizabeth Rea diary & letter copy book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01906
Dates: 1863 March 7 - 1865 June 4

Unidentified Civil War Union Soldier letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01793
Content Description This collection contains a letter written by an unknown Union Army Civil War (1861-1865) solider in Newport News, Virginia dated Jan 9, circa 1863. The solider wrote to his sister about the conditions of the soldier's camp. In his description of the camp, he describes the amount of soldiers camped and the size of the camp. He writes that twenty soldiers were sick "with a bad cold." He also wrote the soliders were protecting five union families from the rebel forces. When he went scouting,...
Dates: 1865 January 9

Wingfield-Britton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00365
Content Description

Photos, letters, a diary, an account book, and an album belonging to members of the Wingfield-Britton family. The collection ranges from pre-civil war to the 1980s, with the bulk of the material dated around the early 1900s. The correspondence covers a number of topics including health and family life, farming, and travel in the north-western valley region of Virginia.

Dates: 1857-1983