United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
This collection contains a comprehensive and objective look at the Civil War in Mississippi. Anyone researching this time period in Mississippi's history would find ample information. Students of history and journalism would benefit from the writings of Mr. Fleming.
Typescript of 24-page diary kept by Captain John South "Bud" Lewis during the American Civil War. Captain Lewis served with the 16th Mississippi Infantry, Co. K (Wilkinson Rifles). Most of the events recorded therein take place in Virginia. The battles at Spotsylvania and Cold Harbor are covered in some detail.