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Scope and Contents Thirteen letters written in May, June, and July 1862 by John Q. Adams to his wife Sarah ("Kate") from military campsites at Shiloh, Tenn., and in northern Mississippi, specifically the areas of Pope, Farmington, Corinth, Booneville and Big Springs. The letters contain information concerning family matters and letters Adams received from and wrote to other people. Throughout the letters he gives information about the life of a soldier, quotes prices in a local store, writes about foraging for...
Dates: May 11, 1862-July 20, 1862
Abstract Diaries of farmer, teacher, minister in North Mississippi, 46 volumes.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Garrett Smith Ainsworth's memorandum book (diary), October 2, 1860-Dec. 31, 1861; diary, Jan. 1, 1862-April 28, 1863; and pocket diary, Aug. 24, 1862-April 27, 1863. They mainly recount his experiences while a private in Company A, 15th Illinois Volunteer Regiment, United States Army. Included are details of conditions in camp, particularly accidents and illness among the troops, especially the malaria from which Ainsworth suffered. He discusses day-to-day...
Abstract Letter from Anderson, president of Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond, Virginia to New York firm of Niel, Davidson & Co., relating to payment of bill.
Dates: November 1, 1872
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials collected and produced by A. P. Andrews, in his effort to substantiate Sylvester Magee’s claim to have been an adult enslaved man that served in the Civil War. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings and journal articles, research notes produced by Andrews, photographs, and reel-to-reel tapes of oral histories of Magee and some of his family members.
Dates: 1965-1971; 1974; 1976; 1990-1992
Abstract Letters about his Civil War experiences from Virginia and Delaware.
Abstract Documents written by and at the command of General Beauregard in Charleston, South Carolina.
Dates: Majority of material found within December 1, 1862 and July 24, 1863
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two documents issued at the command of or in the hand of Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard in Charleston, South Carolina. The first document is Special Order No. 239, written on December 1, 1862, in Charleston, South Carolina, headquarters of the Department of South Carolina and Georgia. It was issued by command of General Beauregard, but the author's signature is illegible. This document has five sections clearly identified by roman numerals. Section one assigns...
Dates: December 1, 1862 and July 24, 1863
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of 69 letters, dated from February 2, 1862 to June 28, 1864, from Granville W. Belcher to his wife, Mary Caroline Belcher. Ten (10) letters, dated from January 13/18, 1862 to August 26, 1864, between Mary Caroline; her brother, Washington Dickinson; her nephew, William H. Dickinson; Granville; and Granville's brother Charles Belcher make up the remainder of the collection. Granville and Washinton served in the Virginia 57th Infantry Regiment, William was a...
Dates: January 13, 1862-August 26, 1864
Abstract Research collection about Union soldier Charles Dana Miller, including the diary of Union Captain R.S. Chamberlain.
Abstract Letter from Brigadier General Boggs in Shreveport, Louisiana, to Commander at Vicksburg requesting free passage for Catlett family.
Dates: November 29, 1863
Abstract This collection consists of a biography of W.T. Booth's life, including his service in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. The booklet was written by Booth's great grandson, Glover Roberts.
Abstract Original and photocopies of letters predominately between Mary E. and Andrew Burwell. A handful of letters are to Andrew’s family. Also in the collection are a photocopy of a lock of hair and poems.
Dates: September 1864-July 1865; Undated
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven letters, dated from August 5, 1862 to April 22, 1863, from David A. Camp, a captain in the Confederate Army, to his wife Anna. Also included in this collection is a copy of a three-page manuscript history of Lumberton, Mississippi.Of particular interest among the letters are the ones dated September 27, 1862 and April 22, 1863. The first of these contains an account of Camp meeting with several soldiers who had been captured and then paroled by...
Dates: August 5, 1862 - April 22, 1863
Abstract Autographs of Civil War generals, U.S. Presidents, Cabinet members, Senators, Ambassadors.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1841, 1847, 1860-1867, 1920
Abstract Memoir of Chambers' service in 46th Mississippi Infantry.
Dates: March 1862-May 1865
Abstract Family letters, genealogy, and history of Clinton, Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1851-1967, 1875-1876
Abstract Photographs of bands, bandsmen, and instruments, with supporting information.
Abstract This collection contains a variety of materials relating to the 100th Anniversary of the American Civil War.
Abstract This collection contains articles, pamphlets, paper currency, newspapers, images and other materials pertaining to the Civil War and its Centennial celebration. The collection also contains a few items regarding the Battle of Yorktown, Virginia, during the Revolutionary War.
Dates: circa 1862-1966
Abstract The collection contains four song sheets printed by Charles Magnus during the Civil War. Each sheet features different song lyrics and a patriotic lithograph.
Dates: circa 1860s
Scope and Contents This document, written on March 8, 1864, at Columbus, Mississippi, reports the proceedings of a Board of Survey convened in front of the Confederate Army headquarters in Columbus. The purpose of the board was to assess the value of the horses belonging to the Brigadier General and his staff. Board members were Captain John P. Hampton, Captain Thomas E. Young, and First Lieutenant T. R. Evans, all of the 43rd Mississippi Infantry.According to this document, the board valued the horse...
Dates: March 8, 1864
Abstract List of men present for duty, August 3, 1862 near Comite River northeast of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Dates: August 3, 1862
Abstract Two journals and printed booklet relating to Confederate medical activities.
Dates: November 10, 1861-June 17, 1865
Abstract Letters from military camp sites, family letters, and deeds of land in Newton County, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1783-1893
Form of Material Photocopies and transcripts of letters written by P.H. Craven to his mother. The letters written between April 20, 1861 and August 14, 1862 discuss Craven's service with the 19th Virginia Regiment, Army of Northern Virginia, in such locales as Harper's Ferry, Culpepper Court House, Richmond, Fairfax Court House, and camps near Mechanicsville, Yorktown, and the Chickahominy River. Other letters, dated 1859 and 1865, were written from Franklin, Virginia.The original letters are in the...
Abstract Journal kept by Confederate soldier in Army of Northern Virginia. and 3 transcribed letters.
Dates: May 22-August 4, 1861
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typescript of a diary, one piece of correspondence, a marriage certificate, and a page of handwritten notes -- all relating to the military career and personal life of Captain William Van Davis, who served in the 30th Mississippi Regimental Infantry during the Civil War.The first item is a photocopy of a twenty-three page diary kept by Captain Davis between July 28, 1864 and May 15, 1865. In the diary, Davis discusses his day-to-day life in the western...
Dates: Majority of material found within April 1864-May 1865; 1909
Abstract Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 78
- Letter. 54
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 31
- Records (Documents). 28
- Personal narratives. 27
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 18
- Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 17
- Photographs. 14
- Financial documents. 11
- Diaries. 10
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 9
- Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 9
- Manuscript. 8
- Typescripts. 8
- Memorabilia. 7
- Periodicals. 7
- Poetry. 7
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). 7
- Transcription. 7
- Map. 6 ∧ less
- Beauregard, G. T., Brigadier General, 1818-1893 (Gustave Toutant) 3
- Confederate States of America 3
- Adams, John Q., -1866 1
- Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 1
- Agnew, Samuel Andrew, 1833-1902 1
- Ainsworth, Garrett Smith, 1839-1863 1
- Andrews, Alfred P. 1
- Andrews, Zetna 1
- Association of American Railroads. AAR (1934-) 1
- Bailey, Nelson H. 1
- Beech, Bob, Reverend (Robert L.), -2008 1
- Belcher, Granville W., circa 1832 1
- Belcher, Mary Caroline 1
- Ben-Ami, David Z., Rabbi, 1924-2008 1
- Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 1
- Boggs, William Robertson, Brigadier General, 1829-1911 1
- Camp, David A., 1827- 1
- Carroll, Joseph Charles, 1869-1920 1
- Chambers, William Pitt, 1839-1916 1
- Charles Magnus & Co. 1 ∧ less