American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
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Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 382
Abstract: The collection consists of a revised manuscript of The Case of the South Against the Encyclopaedia Britannica and other Maligners and contains approximately 140 loose sheets of various sizes, consisting of printed material pasted on with handwritten notations and revisions.
Dates: circa 1903
Identifier: MS 264
Abstract: This collection consists of twenty-one letters from various U.S. Civil War military departments to other U.S. military departments, regarding various aspects relating to national cemeteries. These aspects include: the location, construction and inspection of national cemeteries, requests for materials and proposed costs, and reports of appointments and comments of national cemetery superintendents.
Dates: 1867 - 1891
Identifier: MS 476
Overview These photographs taken during the U.S. Civil War reflect a wide range of battles and sites, although not all are represented. The collection includes 84 photographs mounted on 8″ × 91/2″ boards, many labelled with caption information. The photographs were taken by a variety of photographers, including Mathew B. Brady and Alexander Gardner, and many have been published in "The Photographic History of the Civil War" or which are also available through the National Archives.
Identifier: MS 108
Abstract: Letter written February 12, 1865, by General Horatio Wright (major general of volunteers in the Union Army), probably while at the siege of Richmond, Virginia, and addressed to “My dear Col[onel?]” (addressee's name is Col. Edward H. Wright, Newark, N.J., appearing below General Wright's signature), in which he tells of family news while on a recent leave, mentions troop activity following an unspecified ‘late movement’ of troops in the Army of the Potomac.
Identifier: MS 126
Overview The diary of W.H. Brooker is a small (3 1/2" × 2"× 1/4") leatherbound booklet in which annotations in pencil have been made. Most of the entries date from 6 October 1863 to 22 June 1864.
Dates: 1863 - 1866
Identifier: MS 322
Abstract: The Glass financial papers are primarily a collection of records and receipts of purchases and land sales gathered during the course of Glass' activities as receiver of revenue during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1852 - 1867
Identifier: MS 103
Abstract: Diary written during the U.S. Civil War while Green served in the Union Army (chiefly in Virginia) with the 5th Michigan Infantry Regiment, Army of the Potomac; entries include records of clothing, pay, letters received, and places visited by his regiment while on campaign.
Dates: 1862 - 1865