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The collection consists of a note to General John C. Breckinridge for permission to distill rye whiskey for medicinal and pharmaceutical purposes.
This collection contains a printed image of five soldiers gathered around, pouring and drinking buttermilk from a jar, possibly during or shortly after the American Civil War.
Single-page advertising flyer and price list for J. E. Cooley, grocer, New York, NY, dated 1863.
The collection consists of a letter from Joseph G. Dill to Daniel C. E. Brady, written from Richmond, Virginia, on May 30, 1862. Dill writes Brady on a variety of topics including recent war news, the challenges of sending mail through conflict zones, a recent fishing party, the warther, and the price of goods.
The collection consists of a receipt for the Ladies Monumental Association in Columbus, Mississippi, for the purchase of oysters, ice, and express freight of the order. The purchase totalled $36.40 and is signed by the supplier, Henry Zorn.
The Military & Wartime Cookery Collection consists of a variety of manuscript and ephemeral materials relating to the history of military and wartime food and cooking. Items in the collection date from 1884 to 1965, though the bulk of the collection covers parts of World War I through World War II (1917-1945).
The Myers Bros. and Co. Trade Card shows a Confederate soldier swapping tobacco with a Union soldier in exchange for a bag of coffee.
The William H. Noyes Letter includes a description of the climate, food price and availability, the camp set up, and a hand drawn map in correspondence to his family.
The collection includes a copybook and letters written by Union Lieutenant Colonel A. P. Porter in 1862 and 1863 that document the transportation, inventory, and distribution of supply rations during the American Civil War. The letters are written in chronological order within the copybook with about 22 outstanding letters that have been torn from the book, also arranged in chronological order.
The collection includes a letter from John S. Powers to Nellie E. Williams on November 23, 1862 and a sprig from a boxwood tree. Powers letter includes a personal description of conditions in Alexandria, local sites, and news.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 13
- Cocktail History Collection 2
- Advertisements 1
- Cocktails -- History 1
- Correspondence 1
- Culinary pamphlets 1
- Ephemera 1
- Food Technology and Production 1
- Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 1
- Medicine, Military -- History 1
- Menus 1
- New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1775-1865 1
- New York (State) -- History -- 1775-1865 1
- Pamphlets 1
- Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1864-1865 1
- Photographs 1
- Rockbridge County (Va.) 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental Histories 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental Histories -- New York Engineers -- 50th Regiment 1
- World War, 1914-1918 1
- World War, 1939-1945 1 + ∧ less
- Brady, Daniel C. E. (Daniel Charles Elliott), 1821-1878 1
- Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875 1
- Dill, Joseph G., 1828-1886 1
- J. E. Cooley, General Commission Merchant (New York, (N.Y.)) 1
- Ladies Monumental Association (Columbus, Mississippi) 1
- Myers Bros. & Co (Richmond, Va.) 1
- Noyes, William H. (William Hazen), b. abt. 1841 1
- Pitts, W. H. 1
- Porter, A. P. 1
- Powers, John S., 1844-1864 1
- Rule, Joseph 1
- Snouffer, John H. (133rd Ohio Infantry) 1
- Sykes, Mrs. Turner 1
- Tippett, William S. , b. 1836 1
- Williams, Nellie E., d.1886 1
- Woodward, Junius, b. abt. 1846/1847-1921 1
- Zorn, Henry 1 + ∧ less