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General John C. Breckinridge Note (Distilling)
The collection consists of a note to General John C. Breckinridge for permission to distill rye whiskey for medicinal and pharmaceutical purposes.
CDV of Buttermilk Drinkers
This collection contains a printed image of five soldiers gathered around, pouring and drinking buttermilk from a jar, possibly during or shortly after the American Civil War.
J. E. Cooley [New York] Advertising Broadside,
Single-page advertising flyer and price list for J. E. Cooley, grocer, New York, NY, dated 1863.
Joseph G. Dill Letter to Daniel C. E. Brady
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.
Ladies Monumental Association [Columbus, Mississippi] Receipt,
The collection consists of a receipt for the Ladies Monumental Association in Columbus, Mississippi, for the purchase of oysters, ice, and express freight of the order. The purchase totalled $36.40 and is signed by the supplier, Henry Zorn.
Myers Bros. & Co. Trade Card,
The Myers Bros. and Co. Trade Card shows a Confederate soldier swapping tobacco with a Union soldier in exchange for a bag of coffee.
William H. Noyes Letter,
The William H. Noyes Letter includes a description of the climate, food price and availability, the camp set up, and a hand drawn map in correspondence to his family.
Lt. Col. A. P. Porter Copybook
The collection includes a copybook and letters written by Union Lieutenant Colonel A. P. Porter in 1862 and 1863 that document the transportation, inventory, and distribution of supply rations during the American Civil War. The letters are written in chronological order within the copybook with about 22 outstanding letters that have been torn from the book, also arranged in chronological order.
John S. Powers Letter,
The collection includes a letter from John S. Powers to Nellie E. Williams on November 23, 1862 and a sprig from a boxwood tree. Powers letter includes a personal description of conditions in Alexandria, local sites, and news.
Joseph Rule Letter
Letter written by Joseph Rule from his camp at Petersburg, Virginia, December 15th, 1864 to his friend Silas. Letter details Rule's Company B, 50th New York Engineers involvement in the December, 1864 raid on the Weldon Railroad which was a major supply line for Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.
- Cocktail History Collection 2
- Advertisements 1
- Cocktails -- History 1
- Correspondence 1
- Food Technology and Production 1
- Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 1
- Medicine, Military -- History 1
- New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1775-1865 1
- New York (State) -- History -- 1775-1865 1
- Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1864-1865 1
- Photographs 1
- Rockbridge County (Va.) 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental Histories 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental Histories -- New York Engineers -- 50th Regiment 1 + ∧ less
- Brady, Daniel C. E. (Daniel Charles Elliott), 1821-1878 1
- Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875 1
- Dill, Joseph G., 1828-1886 1
- J. E. Cooley, General Commission Merchant (New York, (N.Y.)) 1
- Ladies Monumental Association (Columbus, Mississippi) 1
- Myers Bros. & Co (Richmond, Va.) 1
- Noyes, William H. (William Hazen), b. abt. 1841 1
- Pitts, W. H. 1
- Porter, A. P. 1
- Powers, John S., 1844-1864 1
- Rule, Joseph 1
- Sykes, Mrs. Turner 1
- Tippett, William S. , b. 1836 1
- Williams, Nellie E., d.1886 1
- Woodward, Junius, b. abt. 1846/1847-1921 1
- Zorn, Henry 1 + ∧ less