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William C. Wickham Order

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-020
Abstract

An order written to Williams C. Wickham, June 24, 1861 by George W Lay who was the acting Assistant Adjutant General for Brigadier General Milledge Bonham.

Dates: 1861

Williams Carter Wickham Letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-011
Abstract

This collection contains the letterbook of Williams Carter Wickham, attorney, farmer, Virginia state senator, Hanover County supervisor, Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company official, and Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil War, containing copies of letters regarding farm, business, political and personal matters.

Dates: 1881 - 1882

Charles Wilkins Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-015
Abstract

Letter from Charles Wilkins, second lieutenant in Company B, 1st U. S. Infantry, during the American Civil War, written from Corinth, Mississippi, on May 23, 1862.

Dates: 1862

William Verser Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-128
Abstract

The William Verser Letter was written on May 13th, 1861, in Burkesville, Virginia by William Verser to his son Edward, who was employed as a clerk in Farmseville, Virigna. The letter contains information about William, his wife and daughter's concerns for Edward, as well as the deployment of his brother, Cicero, under the command of a Captain Booker in the Confederate Army.

Dates: 1861

R. A. Williams Telegraph

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-023
Abstract

This collection contains a telegraph sent from Captain R. A. Williams, A.C.S. [Acting Commissary of Subsistence], in Wytheville, Virginia, to Captain Isaac Shelby in Abingdon asking for advice about an order that required Williams to send four soldiers elsewhere. Williams notes that the order would take "four of my most indispensable men and if persisted in will paralyze my operations".

Dates: 1864

Wills Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-008
Abstract

The collection contains photocopies of American Civil War correspondence to and from members of the Wills family.

Dates: 1860 - 1865

Fenner Wilson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-082
Abstract

Letter written by Fenner Wilson, a private in Company D, 45th North Carolina Infantry, during the American Civil War, to his brother, B. G. (Basley Graves) Wilson. Writing from Danville, Virginia, Wilson discusses sickness in his company and other camp matters.

Dates: 1863

Jeffrey T. Wilson Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-015
Abstract The collection consists of two diaries (1913, 1928) written by Jeffrey T. Wilson (1843-1929). Wilson was a former enslaved person who spent most of his life in and around Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia. He worked as a bailiff in the Norfolk courts after leaving the U. S. Navy and wrote a column, "Colored Notes," for The Portsmouth Star from 1924 until his death in 1929. He outlived four wives and had at least twelve children. Wilson's diaries...
Dates: 1913, 1928

Jacob S. Winans Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-062
Abstract

The collection includes two letters and their original envelope from Jacob S. Winans to his father Dr. Isaac Winans. Both letters were sent in the same envelope. They were written after Winans's return to Camp Tennally (Tennallytown, Maryland) after serving picket at Great Falls, Virginia from September 9-16, 1861.

Dates: September 17-18, 1861

Winston Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-004
Abstract

Letters (photocopies of transcripts) of brothers Ambrose Whitlock Winston (Company E, 58th Virginia Infantry), Charles Jones Winston (Company G, 11th Virginia Infantry), and William Henry Harrison Winston (Company G, 11th Virginia Infantry) written during the American Civil War to Clark family relatives in Campbell County, Virginia.

Dates: 1861 - 1865

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Civil War 792
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 789
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Battlefields Maps 173
Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 170
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 15
Blacksburg (Va.) 13
Medicine, Military -- History 13
African Americans -- History 10
Wythe County (Va.) 10
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
Diseases 5
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 5
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 5
Richmond (Va.) 5
Virginia -- Maps 5
Virginia, Southwest 5
Autobiographies 4
Botetourt County (Va.) 4
Letters 4
Rockbridge County (Va.) 4
Students and alumni 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Desertions 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Poetry 4
Virginia 4
Advertisements 3
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 3
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
Scrapbooks 3
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
World War, 1914-1918 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
Ephemera 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
Receipts (financial records) 2
Slavery -- United States 2
Staunton (Va.) 2
Traditional medicine 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental Histories -- Wisconsin 2
United States -- Navy -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
University Archives 2
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 2
Winchester, 3rd Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1864 2
World War, 1939-1945 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
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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
Altizer, William R., b.1826(?)-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
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