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Civil War Homefront Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-079
Abstract

Letter from "A. [L.?]" to "My Dear Husband," written during the American Civil War, regarding the recent theft of one of their hogs and the capture and whipping of two suspected thieves by the patrol.

Dates: 1863

Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-021
Abstract

The collection contains a letter written to the editor of a newspaper, Major Harper, by Maria S. encouraging ladies of Raymond and vicinity to contribute to efforts to sew undergarments, stockings, and mattresses for soldiers serving in the American Civil War. Also includes coversheet which has West Point April 20, 1863 written on it.

Dates: 1863

Civil War Pictorial Envelope

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-088
Abstract

The collection contains an American Civil War period envelope with lithograph of Union soldiers on horseback fending off Confederate soldiers on foot. It was published by Charles Magnus of New York.

Dates: c.1861-1865

Civil War Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1993-019
Abstract

Scrapbook memorializing the American Civil War, largely with clippings from unidentified newspapers, collected between 1870 and 1916, relating to the war's battles and personalities, particularly Robert E. Lee.

Dates: 1864 - 1916

Civil War Small Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-2003-014
Abstract

This contains a collection of small (1- to 2-folder) manuscripts related to various aspects of the American Civil War and obtained from various sources.

Dates: 1861 - 1996

Civil War Union Soldier's Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-081
Abstract

Four letters from a Union soldier identified only as "Isaac," written to his parents from various points in Virginia, during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1862 - 1863

Clendening Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-067
Abstract

Five letters relating to Abram Clendening, a private in the 5th Independent Company, Ohio Sharpshooters during the American Civil War, including a letter from Clendening, explaining his reasons for enlisting; and letters from comrades and officials regarding his death, the disposition of his personal effects and money, and the location of his grave. Also includes a letter from Boyd Clendening, serving on guard duty in Company K, 128th Ohio Infantry at Johnson's Island, Ohio.

Dates: 1863 - 1867

Alva Cleveland Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-113
Abstract

The collection contains the diary of Alva Cleveland, a 57-year-old soldier who served as an orderly with the 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry. The diary covers March to July 1862 while Cleveland's regiment was stationed around Nashville, Tennessee, and in northern Alabama.

Dates: 1862

Allen J. Clifton Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-072
Abstract

Two letters from Allen J. Clifton, a private in Company B, 51st Pennsylvania Infantry during the American Civil War, written from Camp Convalescent, Virginia to his sister and brother regarding his desire to be home and the difficulty in obtaining a medical discharge.

Dates: 1863

Henry Close Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-024
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter from Henry Close to Oliver P. and Hannah Bennett on the 31st of January, 1864.

Dates: 1864

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 787
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Correspondence 40
Montgomery County (Va.) 34
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Folk, historical, and patent medicine 22
Confederate States of America 21
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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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Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 5
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Augusta County (Va.) 3
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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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Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864 3
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Atlanta Campaign, 1864 2
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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
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World War, 1914-1918 2
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Bath County (Va.) 1
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Buena Vista (Va.) 1
Businesspeople 1
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Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863 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
Libby Prison 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
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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