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S. V. Bosserman Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-008
Abstract

S. V. Bosserman was a cvilian livng in Virginia during the American Civil War. This letter was written by Bosserman and sent to a Miss A. H. Bosserman. Bosserman asks if Miss Bosserman had heard that General "Stonewall" Jackson had been killed, and then goes on from there to write about what was going on in the area where Bosserman was living.

Dates: 1863-05-13

Catherine Bowers Confederate Claim Certificate,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-039
Abstract

This collection includes a claim certificate issued by the Confederate States of America Treasury Department to Catherine Bowers of Staunton, Virginia, awarding her the back pay due to her husband who was killed while serving in the Confederate Army.

Dates: March 25, 1865

Patrick A. Bowmaster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-037
Abstract Three papers written by Patrick A. Bowmaster while a graduate student in history at Virginia Tech: "A Confederate Cavalryman at War: the Diary of Sergeant Jasper Hawse of the 14th Regiment Virginia Militia, the 17th Virginia Cavalry Battalion, and the 11th Virginia Cavalry;" "Occupation - 'Soldier:' the Life of 1st Sgt. Emanuel Stance of the 9th U. S. Cavalry 'Buffalo Soldiers,' the First African-American to Win the Congressional Medal of Honor for Action in the Post-Civil War Period;" "A...
Dates: 1994 - 1995

James Bozworth Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-058
Abstract

Four letters written by Sergeant James Bozworth (sometimes identified as James Bosworth), of Company D, 17th Connecticut Infantry during the American Civil War, at Camp Sigel, Maryland; Carver Hospital (Washington D.C.); and General Hospital (West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), to Franklin Sherwood of Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Dates: 1862 - 1863

Herman J. Bradley Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-074
Abstract

Two letters associated with Herman J. Bradley, a Union soldier during the American Civil War, written to members of his family from Camp Butterfield and Camp Cedar Creek, [Virginia]. Includes a letter written on Bradley's behalf by Darius Russell regarding Bradley's ill health, and a letter from Bradley to his father in which he mentions guerilla action in the area and their recent capture of General Alfred N. Duffie.

Dates: 1861, n.d.

James A. Branch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-054
Abstract

The collection contains two diaries and letters pertaining to James A Branch between the years of 1864 and 1867. They detail his life as a Confederate soldier, a prisoner of war at Point Lookout Camp, and a shop clerk, during and after the American Civil War.

Dates: 1864 - 1867

Note to General John C. Breckinridge

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-062
Abstract

This collection consists of a note written in 1864 to Confederate General John C. Breckinridge asking for permission to ship a carriage to prevent its theft during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1864

General John C. Breckinridge Note (Distilling)

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-082
Abstract

The collection consists of a note to General John C. Breckinridge for permission to distill rye whiskey for medicinal and pharmaceutical purposes.

Dates: 1864

John Brick Book Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-098
Abstract

The collection contains a typescript manuscript draft of John Brick's American Civil War novel, Jubilee (published by Doubleday in 1956).

Dates: ca. 1956

John P. Brock Muster Roll

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1992-023
Scope and Contents

Confederate Civil War muster roll, taken June 12, 1861, in Staunton, Virginia, of the Captain John P. Brock Cavalry of the 1st Cavalry Regiment Wise Legion, which was renamed in May 1862 as the 10th Regiment Virginia Cavalry. Muster roll lists volunteers' rank, age, value of horses and horse equipment brought with them, and where, when and how long they joined for duty.

Dates: 1861

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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
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Faculty and staff 6
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Homefront 6
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Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 5
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Botetourt County (Va.) 4
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Augusta County (Va.) 3
Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863 3
Gettysburg Campaign, 1863 3
Ledgers (account books) 3
Montgomery White Sulphur Springs (Va.) 3
Photographs 3
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
Presidents -- United States 2
Railroad -- Maps 2
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Staunton (Va.) 2
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental Histories -- Wisconsin 2
University Archives 2
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Winchester, 3rd Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1864 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
Account books 1
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
Campbell County (Va.) -- Maps 1
Carroll County (Va.) 1
Cemeteries 1
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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