American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
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Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:
Missouri Cavalry and Infantry Descriptive Rolls
Identifier: MS 292
Abstract: Four bound volumes of descriptive rolls recording the status (as of 1863) of soldiers serving in the following Missouri regiments in the Union Army during the United States Civil War: Missouri Infantry Volunteers, Missouri Cavalry Volunteers, Missouri Infantry and Cavalry Militia.
Mrs. E. H. Wright. Letters from Union Generals
Identifier: MS 111
Abstract: Six letters from Civil War generals of the Union Army in reply to Mrs. E. H. Wright’s request for their photographs; respondents include Generals J. J. Abercrombie, John Gross Barnard, Cyrus Bussey, George W. Cullum, William Hammond, and George Douglas Ramsay.
Mrs. Mary J. Bobo Confederate Scrapbook
Identifier: MS 289
Abstract: The Civil War and Confederate scrapbook of Mrs. Mary J. Bobo contains pasted clippings from the Nashville (Tenn.) Banner on some of the history and battles of the U.S. Civil War dating from 1902-1907. Principally, the battles at Murphreesboro and Chickamauga, Tenn. are noted.
Dates: 1902 - 1907
Neumann Family Papers
Identifier: MS 241
Abstract Chiefly letters to Louisa (Neumann) Bering, a resident of Houston, Tex., from her brothers and sisters, including letters from her brother, Emil Neumann, describing his service in the Confederate Army, stationed at Fort Eagle Grove (Fort Moore) and Galveston, Tex.; together with clippings and photos. Includes material relating to land in Texas, Bering family, and Little Rock, AR, during the Civil War.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1856 - 1886; 1850 - 1955
Papers of Jefferson Davis documents and reference collection
Identifier: MS 638
Overview This collection includes the wealth of documentation identified from across the United States and beyond and assembled for the purpose of the publication of the Papers of Jefferson Davis, a 14-volume set, funded by the NHPRC, and other activities and persons, beginning in the 1960s and running through 2015. Many of the speeches and letters published in the edition, either in full or summarized, are present in this collection as photocopies or on microfilm. Not every document featured in the...
Dates: 1815-2015, bulk 1850-1880; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1880
Philip H. Broun Family U.S. Civil War papers
Identifier: MS 177
Abstract: The Broun Family U.S. Civil War papers provide genealogical and historical information on the Broun and Thruston families and also describe the Broun family's experiences during the U.S. Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. Some items are photocopies of originals still in possession of the Broun family.
Dates: 1854 - 1888
Rhode Island Artillery, 5th Regiment, Company G. Records
Identifier: MS 253
Abstract: Records of the Rhode Island Artillery, 5th Regiment, Company G., dated 1863-1865, including general orders, correspondence, invoices of clothing and other equipment, quartermaster store receipts, and muster rolls. Also includes papers related to the career of Capt. John H. Robinson, dating 1861-1880.
Dates: 1861 - 1880
Samuel Storrow U.S. Civil War Journals
Identifier: MS 192
Abstract: Two journals kept by Samuel Storrow during the U.S. Civil War, the first while Storrow served as a corporal in the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia, 44th Regiment (September 20, 1862-June 18, 1863), and the second while serving in the Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 2nd Regiment (September 1864- March 1865), during which time he was promoted to first lieutenant; in his entries Storrow describes movements of equipment and troops, camp life, weather, and military actions.
Dates: 1863 - 1865
Shannon-Scott family of Texas papers
Identifier: MS 250
Abstract: The collection, consisting of photocopies of letters, genealogies, military documents, newspaper clippings, and modern reproductions of family photographs, pertains to the Texas families of Alexander May Shannon and William B. Scott, Shannon's father in-law. Highlights of the collection are a number of letters written by Shannon and Scott regarding U.S. Civil War battles (including the battle at Galveston) and daily life and living conditions in the army.
Dates: 1848 - 1942; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1906
Texas Governors Letters collection
Identifier: MS 142
Abstract: This collection contains three letters: two from Governor James Allred of Texas to Emil Hurja of the Democratic National Committee in Washington D.C. (1935-36), and one from Gov. Lawrence Sullivan Ross of Texas to General M. Cist of Cincinnati, Ohio (1889). Subjects include thanks for gifts sent and requests for reading materials, and do not relate specifically to Texas politics.
Dates: 1889; 1935 - 1936