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116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Sutler Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-049
Abstract

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.

Dates: September 10, 1863

Clement M. Adkisson Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1940-001
Abstract

Thi collection contains a ledger from Halifax County, Virginia general mercantile store, with entries listing customer names, together with descriptions of items purchased and dates and prices of purchases.

Dates: 1859 - 1861

Henrie H. Alexander Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1960-002
Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter written June 10,1862, from Alexander in Blacksburg, to Captain W. G. Price in Wytheville, Virginia, about a recent skirmish with the Union soldiers at Salt Sulphur Springs, Virginia (now West Virginia).

Dates: 1862

Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Plate LXXVI

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0046
Abstract Official records by the Department of War, concerning the "War of Rebellion." Maps include the following: "Map of portions of Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia, showing march of cavalry corps, military division of the Mississippi from March 22d to April 20th, 1865." "Map showing routes of marches of the army of Gen. W. T. Sherman from Atlanta, Ga. to Goldsborough, N.C." "Plat showing the battle-ground at Rivers' Bridge, Big Salkehatchie River, S. C." "Chart accompanying project for...
Dates: 1891-1895

Joseph J. Baker Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-046
Abstract

Joseph J. Baker's letters discuss the October 1863 Battle at Chickamauga and the 1864 battles at Marietta, Georgia, part of the Atlanta Campaign, including estimates of wounded, killed, and captured soldiers, food resources, and sentiments sent to his family.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

Baldwin Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-033
Abstract

The collection contains the letters of the Baldwin Family of Tazewell County, Virginia, consisting largely of letters from Denison B. Baldwin of the 51st Virginia Infantry and the 23rd Virginia Infantry Battalion to his wife, Sallie Barnes Baldwin..

Dates: 1861 - 1897

Barnes Family Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-070
Abstract

The collection contains seven letters written to and from members of the Barnes family between 1961 and 1864 and two handwritten poems.

Dates: 1860 - 1864

Joseph Hampton Barnett Medals,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1979-001
Abstract

The collection contains the Southern Cross of Honor, reunion medals from Florida and Richmond, Virginia, and ribbons from the Grand Camps Confederate Veterans of Virginia reunions.

Dates: 1899 - 1916

William Smith Hanger Baylor Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-002
Abstract

The collection includes three items: two letters from Baylor to his wife (April 22, and August 18, 1862), and a letter from Edward P. Walton to Mrs. Baylor written after Baylor's death (October 1, 1862).

Dates: 1862

Bear Family Papers,

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1992-010
Abstract This collection consists of diaries, books, and letters of various members of the Bear family of Churchville, Augusta County, Virginia. It includes a diary written in 1862 by Harvey Bear describing the war activity around him and his service as a wagon teamster for the Confederate Army. Also includes two diaries written in 1878-1879 by Harvey's son George, an 1863 general order for Stonewall Jackson's Second Army Corp of the Army of Northern Virginia, and an 1849 letter from a member of the...
Dates: 1823 - 1879

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