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10th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry/Confederate Soldier Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-036
Abstract

This collection contains a diary used by a Union and Confederate soldier, both unnamed, through 1864. The Union soldier chronicles his combat experiences during Jubal Early's raid on Washington, D.C., and the opening of Philip Sheridan's Valley campaign in August. The Confederate soldier's entries details activity during Early's push to drive the Union army out of the Valley and concludes with the battle of Opequon or Third Winchester.

Dates: 1864

Richard Henry Adams Diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1994-013
Scope and Contents

Served as a captain in the 5th Alabama Regiment, Confederate States of America, during the Civil War. Collection contains transcripts of diaries written between April 1862 and February 1865, much of it while as a prisoner of war.

Dates: 1862 - 1865

M. Clair Alexander Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-102
Abstract

Diary of Major Clair Alexander (1858-1933), a carpenter in North Easton, Massachusetts, and later a carpet cleaner in Brockton, chronicling daily work life as a carpenter as well as social events in North Easton, Massachusetts.

Dates: 1880

Archibald Atkinson, Jr., Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-022
Abstract

The collection consists of a partial memoir of Atkinson's American Civil War experiences. Atkinson served as a Confederate surgeon for the 10th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, followed by appointments with the 31st Regiment, Virginia Infantry, and the Second Army Corps, Army of Nothern Virginia.

Dates: ca. 1900

Willis A. Babcock Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-129
Abstract

The collection consists of a Babcock's diary from 1864. Entries detail camp life throughout parts of Virginia, the siege at Petersburg, and his experiences with guard, orderly, and police duties. Babcock served with the 10th Regiment, New York Heavy Artillery.

Dates: 1864

Judith Fenner Barnard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-056
Abstract

This collection includes a memobook and journal owned by Judith Fenner Barnard (1896-1984), a teacher in Roadsville, Virginia, and Prince George County, Virginia. The memobook, dated July 1964, contains recipes, addresses, hospital records, and a seating arrangement for a dinner party. The journal, 1914-1972 includes journal entries about the Barnard family's lives and handwritten recipes.

Dates: 1914 - 1974

William W. Barnett Diary,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-075
Abstract

Diary for the year 1862 by William W. Barnett, a private in the 8th Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps.

Dates: 1862

Bear Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-010
Abstract This collection consists of diaries, books, and letters of various members of the Bear family of Churchville, Augusta County, Virginia. It includes a diary written in 1862 by Harvey Bear describing the war activity around him and his service as a wagon teamster for the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. Also includes two diaries written in 1878-1879 by Harvey's son George, an 1863 general order for Stonewall Jackson's Second Army Corp of the Army of Northern Virginia, and an...
Dates: 1823 - 1879

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

George W. Bonsall Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1997-015
Abstract

From Cincinnati, Ohio, George W. Bonsall (1845-1910) was a corporal in the 138th Regiment Ohio National Guard (originally formed as the 2nd Ohio Volunteer Reserve Militia) during the American Civil War. The collection consists of two volumes of a manuscript diary, copied in 1865 of entries Bonsall wrote between May 23, 1861 (his 16th birthday) and 1865. The diaries also contain sporatic entries dating through 1878.

Dates: 1861 - 1878

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Adams, Richard Henry (5th Regiment, Alabama Infantry) 1
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Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
Apperson, Mary 1
Art League of Philadelphia 1
Atkinson, Archibald, Jr., 1832-1903 1
Babcock, Willis A., b. abt. 1840-? 1
Barnard, Judith Roane Fenner, 1896-1984 1
Barnett, William W., 1840-1876 (8th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (37th Volunteers)) 1
Bear family (Augusta County, Va.) 1
Black family 1
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Bonsall, George W. 1
Bowmaster, Patrick A. 1
Branch, James A. 1
Brown, R. Baxter 1
Burnell, Henry L., 1841-1912 (8th Maine Volunteer Infanry) 1
Bushee, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1828-1863 1
Caton, Louise 1
Chase, Thomas C. 1
Clark, Charles E. 1
Cleveland family (Wisconsin) 1
Cleveland, Alva, b.1805 1
Coghill, Edwin R., 1842-1925 1
Cohn, Jacob 1
Colburn, Richard, 1832-1907 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 30th 1
Cottingim, M. M., d.1862 (2nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry) 1
Curtis, Daniel S., d.1890 1
Dean, Otis, 1821-1907 1
Dobie, David (Plattsburgh, NY) 1
Drinkard, Alfred Washington, Jr. 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia 1
Graves, Jeremiah White (Pittsylvania County, Va.) 1
Hancock, John H., c.1841-1913 1
Hanks, Orlando T. (Orlando Thacker), 1844-1926 1
Harmon, Edward P., c.1844-1888 1
Harville, John McBride, 1839-1913 1
Hawkins, James P., 1845-1931 1
Hawse, Jasper, 1835-1905 1
Hofheinz, Elsa Marie Rupp, 1912-2012 1
Holliday, John (91st Ohio Volunteer Infantry) 1
Hook, Christian 1
Huddle, Benjamin, 1840-1916 1
Jenks, Joel H., b.1836(?) 1
Johnson, B. H., 1811-? 1
Johnston, P. 1
Kelsey, Stephen R. 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Germanicus, 1791-1862 1
Kent, Lewis (enslaved person) 1
Koontz family 1
Lacey, William J., b.1835(?) 1
Lemon, Lewis 1
Leonard, William A., b.1843(?) 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lowber, Daniel A., 1844-1902 1
Manchester, Thomas Wilbur, 1841-1928 1
Mantor, Alfred L., abt. 1836(?)-1864 1
Marion Foundry and Machine Works (Marion, Va.) 1
Marshall, George H., c.1835-1919 1
Mason, Ebenezer E., 1829-1910 1
Massachusetts. Militia. Gloucester Artillery Company 1
Maybury, John R., 1828-1917 1
McKenna, Charles F., 1844-1922 1
Miles, James, d.1865 1
Millar, Caroline Virginia Taliferro 1
Millspaugh, Nina 1
Minor, Charles L. C., 1835-1903 1
Moody, John F., d.1862 1
Murdoch, Francis A., b.1847 1
Myers, John H. 1
Peck, Benjamin M., 1838-1899 1
Peltz, Philip G., 1832-1868 1
Pittenger, William, 1838-1896 1
Poland, Charles O., b.1836 1
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Preston, Sue R. 1
Rupp, Sigrid Lorenzen, 1943-2004 1
Ryland, John W. (John William), 1837-1905 (34th Infantry, Virginia Regiment) 1
Shue, George W. (Wisconsin) 1
Smiley, Jacob Wallace, 1833-1864 1
Smith, Merritt Hager 1
Southwestern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia (1887-1935) 1
Squire, Henry (Co. D, 72nd New York Infantry) 1
Stearns family (Mansfield, Massachusetts) 1
Stephens, Enoch, b. abt. 1835 1
Stratton, Edward L., Captain 1
Treat, Olive Graef, 1869-1945 1
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