American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
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Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:
Aaron Martin U.S. Civil War letters
Identifier: MS 031
Abstract: Correspondence from Aaron Martin to his family regarding personal matters, the U.S. Civil War, and army life.
Dates: 1862 - 1865
Albert Sherrad Campbell U.S. Civil War account
Identifier: MS 314
Abstract: The manuscript consists of four notebooks, written in the hand of Albert Sherrad Campbell at St. Louis, Missouri, covering the early months of the U.S. Civil War. Included are descriptions of battles and other political and military events.
Dates: 1861 - 1862
Alexander Hobbs Diary and Bible
Identifier: MS 370
Abstract: The Hobbs diary records his experiences as a volunteer recruit in New England, his participation in the Battle of Galveston, and his life as a prisoner in Houston, 1862-1863.
Dates: 1861 - 1863
Alexander N. Shipley Military Commissions
Identifier: MS 328
Abstract: Five commissions recording the military promotions of Alexander N. Shipley from 2nd Lieutenant (1858) to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel (1866), and containing either authentic or stamped signatures of U. S. Presidents (James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson); also included is a smaller document relating to Shipley’s promotion to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel .
Dates: 1858 - 1866
Allen and Morris Business Ledger
Identifier: MS 221
Overview This collection contains the business ledger of the firm of Allen and Morris, showing transactions for services and sundries with various persons and companies, including the Confederate States of America. The firm was located in Prattville, Alabama, and the ledger’s entries date from June 27, 1862 to November 15, 1864.
Dates: 1862 - 1864
Andrew Forest Muir papers
Identifier: MS 017
Abstract: This material includes correspondence, research and genealogical notes which reflect the interests of historian and Rice University professor Andrew Forest Muir. They relate to 19th century Texas and Houston history; free African Americans in Texas pre-Civil War; the life and death of William Marsh Rice; the growth of the Catholic, Anglican, and Episcopal Churches in the 19th century via missionary work in Texas and Hawaii; and Hawaiian history, specifically clergymen in Hawaii. These research...
Dates: ca. 1916-1969
Ann Marie Stewart Turner correspondence
Identifier: MS 114
Abstract: The Ann Marie Turner correspondence consists of a collection of letters primarily between Ann Marie Stewart Turner and her husband, James Turner, a Confederate soldier in the U.S. Civil War. The remaining correspondence in this collection is amongst Mrs. Turner and other family and friends.
Dates: 1851 - 1913
Capt. Edwin Fosha U.S. Civil War letters, 1862-1864
Identifier: MS 664
Overview 30 letters and envelopes written by Captain Edwin Fosha to his wife Rebecca Fosha and children in Illinois
Dates: 1862 - 1864
Card G. Elliott, Jr. Family collection
Identifier: MS 249
Abstract Letters, diaries, scrapbooks, and notebooks belonging to various members of the Elliott family, dating from 1830-1951. The majority of the collection's letters are from the early 20th-century, though some date from the U.S. Civil War (describing life in Mississippi). Other materials describe farm life in Kansas, railroad business, attendance at Rice Institute, and the family life of the Elliotts.
Dates: 1830 - 1951
Charles B. Johnson Confederate Supply Requisition records
Identifier: MS 332
Abstract: Charles B. Johnson Confederate Supply Requisition records pertain to the business of the Wichita Indian Agency as well as receipts, quartermasters’ store lists, payment abstracts, invoices, and records of acquisitions made by the Confederate States of America in the State of Texas.
Dates: 1861 - 1865