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1st U. S. Colored Troops Sworn Statement

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-101
Abstract

This collection contains a sworn statement made by Captain Henry Van Winkle, commander of Company A, 1st U. S. Colored Troops (which is the 1st U. S. Colored Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army) during the American Civil War. The document is also attested by three non-commissioned officers serving in his company and signed by a witness.

Dates: 1864-11-12

2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Confederate Bugler Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-019
Abstract

This collection contains a photocopy of a diary from the American Civil War belonging to an unidentified soldier. The contents of the diary were written between 1862 and 1863 and describes what life was like for the author during the war. The author was a bugler in the 2nd Mississippi Calvary Regiment based on details from the account and the names of Generals and Officers that he served under.

Dates: 1862 - 1863

Records of the 4-H All Stars, Virginia Chapter

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-26-04-01
Abstract Founded in 1922, the Virginia 4-H All Stars are the highest honor for the Virginia 4-Hers, and membership is based on leadership, service, and activities. The records of the Virginia Chapter of the 4-H All Stars span the years 1964-2014. The collection includes minutes, correspondence, financial reports, bylaws and policies, membership rosters, and photographs. It also includes the organization's mission statement, constitution, and 75th anniversary materials. The collection also contains...
Dates: 1964 - 2014

10th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry/Confederate Soldier Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-036
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1864

15th Virginia Infantry History

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-111
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1861 - 1864

17th Precinct (The Bowery), New York City Police Blotter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-043
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1861

24th Virginia Infantry Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-037
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1863

30th Virginia Infantry Food Requisition List

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2024-070
Abstract

This collection contains a food requisition list created by Captain R. H. Alexander of the 30th Virginia Infantry.

Dates: 1862-01-02

31st Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Company Roll

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-055
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1862

32 Hokie Stone Rocks (April 16, 2007 related)

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact-008
Abstract

This collection contains 32 Hokie Stone Rocks, each painted with names of April 16, 2007, victims.

Dates: 2007

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Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960 4
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Preston, William, 1729-1783 4
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