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Andrew Given Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-035
Abstract

The Andrew Given Family Correspondence contains 41 letters by Private Andrew Given written to his wife, Eliza F. Given. The letters cover Given’s military service in Virginia from June 1861 until just before his desertion from the army in September 1862. In addition, there are family letters from 1864-1884.

Dates: 1859 - 1886

George W. Benson Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-083
Abstract

The collection contains eleven letters written by a Pennsylvania soldier to his sister from hospitals and camps in Washington, D.C., Ohio, Virginia, and Pennsylvania during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1863 - 1865

Isaiah Conley Civil War Correspondence and Research Materials,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-051
Abstract The Isaiah Conley Civil War Correspondence and Research Materials includes two series of primary and secondary sources. Series I: Letters, Transcripts, and Narratives, includes 98 letters written by Isaiah Conley to his wife during his service in the 101st Pennsylvania Regiment between 1861 and 1865. This series also has unpublished and published versions of Conley's escape from Confederate captivity. Series II: Research Materials contains correspondence, photocopies, articles, maps, and...
Dates: 1862-2000s

John F. Crosby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-011
Abstract

The John F. Crosby Papers collection contains John Crosby's research, letters of inquiry, correspondence, and genealogy charts pertaining to his manuscript "Brother vs. Brother: Divided Families in the Civil War.

Dates: 1980 - 1988

W. E. Curd Correspondence to Isaac Shelby

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-050
Abstract

The collection contains three short letters from W. E. Curd to Captain Isaac Shelby written from Jefferston, Virginia, between November 27-December 1, 1864.

Dates: 1864

Henry Clay Deshields Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-035
Abstract

The Henry Clay Deshields Collection contains letters sent to Sarah Deshields from Henry Clay Deshields during his service in the Confederate Army between 1861 and 1865. The collection also contains biographical information on Henry Clay Deshields and the book, Civil War Echoes: Voices from Virginia (1860-1891) by James I. Robertson, Jr. There is also a framed CSA Service Appointment Document dated May 1861.

Dates: 1861-1865, 2016

Joseph G. Dill Letter to Daniel C. E. Brady

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-044
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1863

Letters to Ann Eliza Eddy,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-063
Abstract

The collection is comprised of letters to Ann Eliza Eddy, living in Troy, New York, dating from 1857-1865. Eddy received letters from Union soldiers, cousins, and friends over the course of the Civil War. There are several photographs of the house and writers included in the collection.

Dates: 1857 - 1881

George W. Fitzinger Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-039
Abstract

The collection connsists of a single letter written by George W. Fitzinger to his cousin, James Barclay, on August 29, 1861.

Dates: 1861

Fort Pickens, Winchester, Virginia, Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-004
Abstract

The Fort Pickens, Winchester, Virginia, Civil War Letter concerns the creator, "GHD", telling his wife, Lizzie, that he has arrived in Winchester following a recent skirmish and local regimental activities.

Dates: 1861

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Alley, Anderson 1
Benson, George W. 1
Beves family 1
Brady, Daniel C. E. (Daniel Charles Elliott), 1821-1878 1
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Colville, James W., Captain 1
Conley, Caroline, 1836-1907 1
Conley, Isaiah, 1830-1901 1
Crosby, John F. 1
Curd, W. E. 1
Deshields, Henry Clay, 1832-1884 1
Deshields, Sarah Furlong Wheelwright, 1833-1901 1
Dill, Joseph G., 1828-1886 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Eddy family 1
Eddy, Ann Eliza, 1807-1887 1
Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872 1
Fitzinger, George W. (8th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers (3 Months)) 1
Foster, Cecilia, 1875-1944 1
Foster, Cora E. (Cora Elizabeth Beves), 1856-1931 1
Foster, Dora B. (Dora Branch), 1889-1920 1
Foster, Mary E. (Mary Eleanor Wiatt), 1812-1894 1
Foster, William Edward, 1795-1843 1
Foster, William Edward, 1843-1906 1
Foster, Willie D. 1
Garrison, Edwin L., b. abt 1844/1845 - 1/28/1924 1
Given, Andrew, 1835-1913 1
Grebel, Sarah R. F. 1
Hebron, John L., 1842-1914 1
Heizer, James Francis, 1841-1930 1
Heizer, Phoebe Anne McCormick, 1845-1906 1
Hough, Benjamin F., d.1864 1
Hubbard, Albert Newell, 1833-1905 1
Hutchinson, W. F. 1
Johnson, Hannibal Augustus, 1841-1913 1
Johnston, Elliot, 1826-1901 1
Klumpp, Georg, 1832-? 1
Knox, Walter 1
Lawrence, Cecilia D. (Cecilia Dabney Foster), 1835-1894 1
Lawson, M. T. (Madison Thompson), 1827-1893 1
Libby Prison 1
Lyster, Henery 1
McArdle, Eustace 1
Minnick, Mary A. (Mary Adaline), 1844 or 1845-1928 1
Moody, Charles H. (8th NY Cavalry) 1
Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916 1
Moser, William E. 1
Nields, Cheyney W., 1836-1864 1
Perdue, James Robert, 1837-1915 1
Potter, Thomas Corwin, 1842-1863 1
Powell, Marjorie 1
Radford, John Taylor, 1838-1864 1
Radford, William Moseley, 1840-1862 1
Sharpe, David W., 1844-1926 (Co. B, 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery) 1
Shelby, Isaac 1
Streitmatter, Rodger 1
Turner family (Franklin County, Virginia) 1
Turner, James G., d. 1865 1
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 101st (1861-1865) 1
Vardell, William G. (William Gildersleeve), 1829-1897 1
Waldron, George W. 1
White, N. B. 1
Wiatt (Wyatt) family 1
William Edward Foster Family 1
Winans, Isaac, Dr., 1811-1877 1
Winans, Jacob S., 1838-1914 1
Yarborough family 1
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