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Blake W. Corson, Jr., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-055
Abstract

The Blake W. Corson, Jr., Papers are comprised of professional and personal files, correspondence, and published materials from 1861-1984 (bulk, 1934-1979), primarily relating to his career as an engineer at NASA Langley.

Dates: 1861 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1979

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

H. G. Davis Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-064
Abstract

The collection contains a letter written from H. G. Davis to his son written June 19, 1876, and discusses land for sale.

Dates: 1876

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

Joseph Fergeson Letter to Benjamin Fergeson

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-041
Abstract

The collection contains a single letter from Joseph Ferguson to his brother, Benjamin Ferguson, in Dinwiddie County, written December 2, 1769.

Dates: 1769

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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Jones, Llewellyn, 1884-1961 1
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