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Soldiers

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

General Young Marshall Moody family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 404
Abstract: The bulk of the correspondence is from Young M. Moody to his “Dear and Confiding Wife.”, written during the U.S. Civil War. In addition there are other family letters, military correspondence, land and business records, photographs, daguerreotypes and badges of rank and an epaulet from General Moody’s uniform.
Dates: 1852-1955

J. H. Bastide Letter, May 13, 1743

 Collection
Identifier: MS 120
Abstract: This is a handwritten letter dated May 13, 1743 and signed by J. H. Bastide. The letter is addressed to an "My Lord Duke." Bastide, self-described as "the second Lieutenant in General Cornwallis's regiment," states that he has received advice that he is to be exchanged from his regiment to one in Nova Scotia. He does not wish to be transferred and begs leave to resign his Lieutenancy to his son or permission to sell it in order to provide some security for his family. This letter consist of one...
Dates: 1743-05-13

John C. Crosby U.S. Civil War diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS 287
Abstract: A leather-bound hand-written diary kept by John C. Crosby, first from 1861 to 1862 during the United States Civil War while Crosby served in the Seventh Maine Regiment of the Union army (probably as a hospital orderly), recording daily activities in tending the sick while moving about on campaign; then, from 1865 to 1868 after Crosby’s return to civilian life, recording his activities and personal finances as a hired farm worker.
Dates: 1861 - 1868

Peninsular War letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 155
Abstract: A collection of letters written by British officers serving in Portugal during the Peninsular War referring to matters concerning the war.
Dates: 1808 - 1814

W. H. Brooker U.S. Civil War diary

 Collection
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

William W. Akers Chemical Engineering papers and Rice University Vice President for Administration records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 154
Overview The bulk of these records relate to Akers’ administrative roles at Rice University, particularly as Vice President for Administration. Correspondence, memos, articles, newsclippings reflect his interests both as university administrator and as professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering.
Dates: 1960-1994