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Minnie A. Baughman Commonplace Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-038
Abstract

The collection consists of a commonplace book owned by Minnie Baughman of Richmond, Virginia. Mary Amelia Baughman, known as "Minnie," was the daughter of George and Mary Jane Greer Baughman and sister of Confederate soldiers, George, Jr., Greer H., Charles C., and Emilius A. Baughman. The book dates from November 1864 to July 1865 and contains Minnie's algebra work, French vocabulary, grammar, and a large amount of poetry and Confederate patriotic songs.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

Bedford Springs, Pennsylvania, Civil War Letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1991-009
Scope and Contents

Letter written August 26, 1861, from Aunt Netty in a springs resort in Pennsylvania, to "Dear John," in the West. Netty writes about the distracted state of the country, seeing Confederate colonel John Pegram at the Springs (listed under an alias, recruiting his health after surrendering to McClellan in the West Virginia Operations), and her opinion of traitors to the Union.

Dates: 1861

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

Dorothy H. Bodell Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-042
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings, correspondence, research notes, photocopies of historical documents, and files Bodell compiled while writing her book.

Dates: 1850 - 1996

Mima Brown Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-025
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter written by "Mima Brown" from Pulaski, Virginia to her brother Pvt. James H. Farmer on November 8, 1863.

Dates: 1863

Caperton Family Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1991-034
Scope and Contents Collection consists of transcripts of letters written by Mary Elizabeth Henderson Caperton of Nelson County, Virginia, to her husband George Henry Caperton, a soldier in the 1st Virginia Regiment of Mounted Volunteers (also known as the 30th Virginia Volunteers Mounted) in the Civil War. Mary Caperton wrote most of the letters from White Thorn, in Blacksburg, Virginia, while staying with Sarah Ann Caperton Preston, her husband's sister, while her husband served in the Confederate Army. She...
Dates: 1861 - 1862

Choate Family Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-016
Abstract

This collection consists of photocopies of the thirty-two letters from William T., S.J., and J.W. to each other and to Martha Choate, wife of William during the Civil War from 1862 to 1864.

Dates: 1862 - 1864

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 Civil War. Also includes coversheet which has West Point April 20, 1863 written on it.

Dates: 1863

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 Civil War and obtained from various sources.

Dates: 1861 - 1996

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 47
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Montgomery County (Va.) 13
Blacksburg (Va.) 7
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Names
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
A. W. Luster 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Apperson family 1
Apperson, Alex 1
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Apperson, Elizabeth Black 1
Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
Apperson, Mary 1
Armistead, Mary Frances 1
Babcock, H. O. 1
Bailey, Pattie Dobson Talley, b.1888 1
Baker family 1
Baughman, Mary Amelia (Minnie), 1847-1917 1
Black family 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 1
Briggs, Marian 1
Brown, Mima (Pulaski County, Virginia) 1
Campbell, Donald (Co. K, 12th Regiment [New York State Militia?]) 1
Caperton family 1
Caperton, George Henry (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caperton, Mary Elizabeth Henderson (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caton, Louise 1
Chapman, George Henry, 1832-1882 1
Charlton family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Choate family (Allegheny County, NC) 1
Colcock, Adelaide, 1858-1946 1
Colcock, William Ferguson 1
Coley, Mary 1
Colville, James W., Captain 1
Compton, John R. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Cowardin, Alice Bolling, b.1848(?) 1
Diffenderfer, Camilla R., b.1842 1
Duncan, William E. 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia 1
Eddy family 1
Eddy, Ann Eliza, 1807-1887 1
Ellett family 1
Ellett, Robert Thaddeus, 1836-1904 1
Elliott family 1
Evans, Washington C. 1
Farmer, James H. (54th Regiment, Virginia Infantry) 1
Figgat, Nancy Godwin 1
Fitting, Minnie Adams 1
Garrett, Samuel Edwin, 1835(?)-1865 1
Grebel, Sarah R. F. 1
Hansard, Abner C. 1
Harbin, Nancy B. 1
Hart, Henry Waldo, 1832-1895 (Corporal, 2nd Connecticut Light Artillery Battery) 1
Hayes, Carl N. 1
Herbert, Delia 1
Hilton, John, 1828-1903 1
Holcombe family 1
Houck family 1
Huff family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Huff, Samuel (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Hughes, Elizabeth 1
Hunt, Mary L., 1850-1865(?) 1
Hutchinson, W. F. 1
Hylton family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Hylton, Barbara Ellen Huff, 1828-1911 1
Hylton, Lorenzo Dow, 1830-1864 1
Jordan, Charles Francis, 1837-1922 1
Keen, Dollie P. F. 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Germanicus, 1791-1862 1
Kent, Lewis (enslaved person) 1
Kinnier family 1
Knox, Walter 1
Koontz family 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Lemon, Lewis 1
Lincoln, Charles F., d.1891 1
Look, Nathan L., 1819-1907 1
Look, Sarah A(nn). B(urt). Lincoln 1
Lyster, Henery 1
Marion Foundry and Machine Works (Marion, Va.) 1
Martha L. Johnson family 1
Martin family (Pulaski County, Va.) 1
Marye, Madison E. (Madison Ellis), 1925-2016 1
Mason family (Pulaski County, Va.) 1
McArdle, Eustace 1
McDonald, Martha 1
McKinnis, Henry, 1841-1893 1
Millar, Caroline Virginia Taliferro 1
Murdoch, Francis A., b.1847 1
Nelson family 1
Nelson, Adelaide, 1816-1875 1
Nelson, George Washington, Jr., 1840-1903 1
Nelson, Hugh Mortimer, Sr., 1811-1862 1
Newlee family (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Payne, Elizabeth Barton Smith, 1817-1895 1
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Preston, Hugh Caperton, 1856-1905 1
Preston, James Francis, 1820-1862 1
Preston, Sarah Caperton, 1826- 1
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