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Jonathan B. Beckwith Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-063
Abstract

The collection contains two letters to relatives by Jonathan B. Beckwith. In the 1861 letter, Beckwith writes of the burgeoning American Civil War in Virginia and what he has heard about actions in surrounding states. The 1866 letter refers to family business and Beckwith's views on ante- and post-bellum West Virginia.

Dates: 1861, 1866

Bedford Springs, Pennsylvania, Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-009
Abstract

Letter written by "Aunt Hetty" (or Netty) at Bedford [Pennsylvania] on August 26, 1861, and addressed to "My dear John," relaying personal and local news, including the presence of Confederate Colonel [John] Pegram, recuperating at the local springs.

Dates: 1861

William Belew Claim for Quartermaster Stores

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-047
Abstract

The collection contains the William Belew claim for quartermaster stores stolen from his farm by Confederate forces in 1863 and 1864 during the American Civil War. The claim is dated 1868, and lists food, livestock, and fodder confiscated by three different Confederate units.

Dates: 1868

William Beninger Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-107
Abstract

Three letters from William Beninger (or William Benninger), a private in Company H, 6th Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery during the American Civil War, written to his sister from points in Virginia, with general mentions of food, clothing, camp life, and Confederate guerillas and a prediction that the war will soon be over.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

George W. Benson Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-083
Abstract

The collection contains eleven letters written by a Pennsylvania soldier to his sister from hospitals and camps in Washington, D.C., Ohio, Virginia, and Pennsylvania during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1863 - 1865

M. A. Bentley Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-015
Abstract

Letter from M. A. Bentley, a soldier serving in the Confederate Army--possibly with a Virginia unit--during the American Civil War, written from hospitals in Liberty (now Bedford) and Richmond, Virginia, commenting on his health, his religious faith, the Confederacy's prospects, and church services in camp.

Dates: 1863

Bermuda Hundred (Reproduction)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0680
Abstract

reproduction of map of Bermuda Hundred, VA, and vicinity, dated 1867. Map is in two sheets.

Dates: 1867

Elden E. Billings Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-036
Scope and Contents

This collection contains subject files, clippings, memorabilia and artifacts related to the American Civil War. There are seven series, five of which predominately contain Civil War materials. The other two series in the collection also contains files on other subjects of Billings' historical interests, including aspects of military and United States history.

Dates: 1862 - 1991

John H. Black Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-089
Abstract

Letter from John Henry Black, lieutenant in Company G, 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry during the American Civil War, written at Bolivar Heights, Virginia (now West Virginia) on October 21, 1864 to his wife Jennie, focusing on the recent Battle of Cedar Creek and the arrival of new recruits. 

Dates: 1864

Black, Kent, and Apperson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-003
Abstract

This collection contains the papers and artifacts of an interrelated family prominent in Blacksburg's history. It includes the Civil War letters of Confederate surgeon Dr. Harvey Black, the Civil War diary of hospital steward John S. Apperson, cotton books and correspondence of Germanicus Kent, nineteenth-century account books of a Blacksburg general store, 1912 European travel diary, and the political scrapbooks of State Senator and Attorney General Harvey B. Apperson.

Dates: 1779 - 1984

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 785
Civil War 782
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Battlefields Maps 173
Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 168
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries 66
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Women -- History 49
Correspondence 40
Montgomery County (Va.) 34
Diaries 24
Folk, historical, and patent medicine 22
Confederate States of America 21
Virginia -- History 18
Medicine 17
Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 17
History of Food and Drink 14
Blacksburg (Va.) 13
Medicine, Military -- History 13
African Americans -- History 9
Wythe County (Va.) 9
Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1864-1865 8
University History 8
Railroad 7
Faculty and staff 6
Maps (documents) 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Homefront 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental Histories 6
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Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 5
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 5
Richmond (Va.) 5
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Virginia, Southwest 5
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Botetourt County (Va.) 4
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Poetry 4
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Augusta County (Va.) 3
Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863 3
Gettysburg Campaign, 1863 3
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Montgomery White Sulphur Springs (Va.) 3
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Pulaski County (Va.) 3
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Shenandoah County (Va.) 3
Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864 3
Washington County (Va.) 3
West Virginia 3
Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864 3
Abingdon (Va.) 2
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 2
Cedar Creek, Battle of, Va., 1864 2
Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863 2
Christiansburg (Va.) 2
Clarke County (Va.) 2
Cloyds Mountain, Battle of, Va., 1864 2
Cocktail History Collection 2
Confederate States of America -- Army -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. 2
Confederate States of America -- Social Life and Customs 2
Five Forks, Battle of, Va., 1865 2
Genealogy 2
Giles County (Va.) 2
Lynchburg (Va.) 2
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1775-1865 2
New York (State) -- History -- 1775-1865 2
Poems 2
Politicians -- United States 2
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Staunton (Va.) 2
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Winchester, 3rd Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1864 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
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Authors, American -- 20th century 1
Baltimore (Md.) -- 1860-1910 1
Bath County (Va.) 1
Battle of Cross Lanes, Virginia, August, 1861 1
Beaufort (S.C.) 1
Buena Vista (Va.) 1
Businesspeople 1
Campbell County (Va.) 1
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Carroll County (Va.) 1
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Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863 1
Cocktails -- History 1
Cold Harbor, Battle of, Va., 1864 1
Columbus (Ga.) 1
Corinth, Battle of, Corinth, Miss., 1862 1
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Names
Heilig, Vicki 27
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 17
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 15
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 11
Harvey, G 6
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Confederate States of America. War Department 5
Kunstler, Morton, b.1931 5
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 5
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 4
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 4
Kurtz, Louis, 1835-1921 4
Troiani, Don 4
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 4
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 4
Baughman, Greer H. (Greer Harry), 1840-1907 3
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875 3
Elder, John Adams, 1833-1895 3
Prechtel, Don 3
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 3
Walter, Adam B., 1820-1875 3
Baughman, Emilius A. (Emilius Allen), 1844-1915 2
Baughman, Mary Amelia (Minnie), 1847-1917 2
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 2
Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 15th 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 21st 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 57th 2
Confederate States of America. Department of the Treasury 2
Davis, Varina Anne, 1864-1898 2
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 2
Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863 2
Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877 2
Gnatek, Michael, Jr. 2
Graves, Jeremiah White (Pittsylvania County, Va.) 2
Greenbrier (White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.) 2
Hawkins, Charles N., c.1845-? (22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (1st Kanawha Regiment)) 2
Hill, A. P. (A. Powell) 2
Johnson, Hannibal Augustus, 1841-1913 2
Libby Prison 2
Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 2
Lucas, Virginia (Virginia Bedinger), 1838-1865 2
Minor, Charles L. C., 1835-1903 2
Richmond (Va.). Department of Public Works 2
Richmond Civil War Centennial Committee 2
Robertson, James I., Jr. 2
Rocco, Keith 2
Rock, George W. (22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (1st Kanawha Regiment)) 2
Stevens, W. H., Colonel (Chief Engineer, D.N.V.) 2
Stivers, Don 2
Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864 2
Turner family (Franklin County, Virginia) 2
Wickham, Williams Carter, 1820-1888 2
A. W. Luster 1
Adams, Richard Henry (5th Regiment, Alabama Infantry) 1
Adams, Richard Henry, Jr. 1
Akers, Peter B. 1
Alexander, Henrie H., d.1916 1
Allen, A. M., Major 1
Allen, Franklin L. 1
Alley, Anderson 1
Allison, James Polk, b.1843(?)-1863 1
Allison, John P. 1
Allison, William Henry, d.1863 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Anchy (enslaved person) 1
Anderson, D. H. 1
Anderson, Joseph R. (Joseph Reid), 1813-1892 1
Andrews, N. S. 1
Angle, L. C., Jr. 1
Apperson family 1
Apperson, Alex 1
Apperson, Elizabeth Black 1
Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
Apperson, Mary 1
Arbuckle, David 1
Armistead, Mary Frances 1
Armstrong, Edward H. (Edward Hall), 1841-1864 1
Ash, William (3rd Regiment, Vermont Infantry) 1
Atkinson, Archibald, Jr., 1832-1903 1
Auner, A. W. (Alfred Witman), 1826-1895 1
Babcock, H. O. 1
Babcock, Willis A., b. abt. 1840-? 1
Badger, Constantine C. 1
Bailey, Pattie Dobson Talley, b.1888 1
Baker family 1
Baker, Joseph J., abt.1841-1931 (54th Regiment, Virginia Infantry) 1
Baldwin family 1
Baldwin, Asa, 1834-1902 1
Baldwin, R. F. 1
Ballantine, William Duncan 1
Barnard, James W., 1844-1923 (Patrick County, Va.) 1
Barnard, Jehu, 1840-1933 (Patrick County, Va.) 1
Barnes family 1
Barnes, James H. 1
Barnes, Thomas Rufus, b. abt. 1842-1864 1
Barnes, Uz, abt. 1807-1879 1
Barnett, Joseph Hampton 1
Barnett, William W., 1840-1876 (8th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (37th Volunteers)) 1
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