American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
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Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 150
Abstract: This collection consists of letters to family written by Private John R. Dunban from 1864 to 1865 while serving in the Union Army during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1864 - 1865
Identifier: MS 153
Overview The collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings by and about J.S. Mosby, a Confederate soldier, that detail his adventures in the Confederate cavalry. Also included are unfavorable clippings from local newspapers on the occasion of his visit to New England in 1886.
Dates: 1886 - 1887
Identifier: MS 037
Overview The John W. Hutcheson papers include correspondence to and from Texas attorney and soldier Hutcheson before and during the U.S. Civil War, a text of a speech on immigration (1852), documents relating to the Masonic Order, a license to practice law in Texas, and several newspaper issues (1862, 1863, 1898, 1903) describing Hutcheson's life and his military career with the 4th Texas Regiment.
Dates: 1852 - 1903; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1862
Identifier: MS 294
Abstract: The U.S. Civil War Company records of the 6th Regiment Kentucky Infantry consist of General Orders; descriptive rolls of the regiments's commissioned and non-commissioned officers; a register of men discharged and why; a register of death; a register of deserters; and a descriptive roll of the regiment with physical and vital information.
Dates: 1861 - 1865
Identifier: MS 256
Abstract: Correspondence, military documents, posters, receipts, and clippings chiefly relating to the Civil War in New Orleans and Louisiana. Includes bills of sale and lists of slaves, correspondence to Thomas Overton Moore, governor of Louisiana, and from Jefferson Davis.
Dates: 1811 - 1959
Identifier: MS 113
Abstract: Letter written during the Civil War by an anonymous Union Army prisoner- of-war, dated December18, 1864, and addressed from Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia, to United States Senator William Wright of New Jersey, describing his worsening health while held in close confinement in the prison as hostage for a Confederate officer imprisoned in West Virginia, and urging the senator to intercede on his behalf to secure his exchange and release.
Identifier: MS 669
Overview Research materials in this collection include a list of burials at Olivewood Cemetery, burial maps, and photographs of the tombstone of Richard Allen. The materials date from 2008, when Louis Aulbach was actively volunteering with the cemetery.
Identifier: MS 361
Abstract: Letters from Alexander MacDonald to his wife, Margaret MacDonald, including information concerning land disputes and importation of goods to Texas; letters from James MacDonald, serving with a Texas regiment during the Civil War, to his mother, Margaret MacDonald; letters of condolence to Margaret MacDonald after James's death during the war; letters from other family members; wills; maps; and documents.
Dates: 1834 - 1953
Identifier: MS 295
Overview This collection includes two bound volumes of battery records concerning personnel, orders, supplies, ordnance and more.
Dates: 1861 - 1865
Identifier: MS 456
Overview The collection includes 11 letters writtten by James Miller, A Company, 63rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers to his brother, Samuel, in Williamsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. The letters, written between Ocotober 6, 1861 and March 11, 1864, offer a good account of daily camp life. Also included are five letters from Robert Miller to Samuel Miler and one letter from Bell Miller to Samuel Miller. These letters were written between April 24, 1868 and April 22, 1872 and primarily discuss...