MSS. Manuscript Collections
Found in 1627 Collections and/or Records:
10th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry/Confederate Soldier Diary
This collection contains a diary used by a Union and Confederate soldier, both unnamed, through 1864. The Union soldier chronicles his combat experiences during Jubal Early's raid on Washington, D.C., and the opening of Philip Sheridan's Valley campaign in August. The Confederate soldier's entries details activity during Early's push to drive the Union army out of the Valley and concludes with the battle of Opequon or Third Winchester.
15th Virginia Infantry History
The collection contains a history of the 15th Virginia Infantry, covering its formation in April 1861 to the spring of 1862, written by enlisted soldier Claybrook Y. Lain. Includes copies of Confederate company records concerning Lain's enlistment, payment, death, and beneficiaries.
17th Precinct (The Bowery), New York City Police Blotter,
The collection consists of a police blotter from the 17th Precinct (also known as the Bowery) in New York City, spanning April 27 through July 22, 1861.
24th Virginia Infantry Records
Five documents--including certificates of disability, a furlough pass, and lists of pay and clothing--relating to M. Canada, John R. Hudson, R. Laundrum, Burgess Whitt, and Solomon Wood, all soldiers in Company E, 24th Virginia Infantry during the American Civil War.
31st Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Company Roll
The collection contains a single document reporting the roll of the Confederate 31st Virginia Infantry, Company E, for May 1862, with a short description of the regiment's activities, during the American Civil War.
37th Virginia Infantry Documents
The collection includes documents relating to the 37th Virginia Infantry, including an invoice for shoes and two receipts for the delivery of deserters.
41st United States Colored Troops Muster Roll
The collection includes the muster roll of Company A, 41st United States Colored Troops during the American Civil War.
42nd Virginia Infantry Muster and Descriptive Roll
The collection contains American Civil War-era muster and descriptive roll of John W. Dillon, steward in the 42nd Regiment of the Virginia Volunteers. Signed by Dillon and John W. Smith, Assistant Surgeon, 42nd Regiment of the Virginia Volunteers.
116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Sutler Letter,
The collection consists of an autograph letter signed by a sutler working with the 116th Ohio Infantry, located in September 1863 near Martinsville, Virginia (now West Virginia). The letter discusses business conditions surrounding the 116th Ohio, the Ohio gubernatorial election of 1863 between Clement L. Vallandigham and John Brough, and offers brief information about the regiment and its leisurely activities.
Aaron Family Collection
This collection contains college memorabilia, including photographs, printed material, and banners collected by John H., Jacob C., and Harry B. Aaron, three Bristol, Virginia brothers who attended Virginia Tech during the early 20th century.