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Lynchburg, Virginia, Impressment Document for John, an Enslaved Person

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-048
Abstract

This collection consists of a receipt for the impressment of John, an enslaved person, in Lynchburg, Virginia, for work on the city's fortifications in October 1863.

Dates: October 1, 1863

Thomas A. Mahood Civil War Reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1979-002
Abstract

The collection includes memoirs by Thomas A. Mahood describing Wise Legion, Virginia Artillery involvement in the Battle of Drewry's Bluff (May 1864), and the actions of the commander General Henry A. Wise.

Dates: c.1895

Map of the City of Richmond, Virginia, 1861-65 (historical map)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0096
Abstract

Historical map of Richmond, Virginia, shows the city layout during the Civil War. Inset are two images: one is a view of the city, and the other is a promissory city note with an image of City Hall. Map also contains a table of references, indicating the identity of several locations of importance.

Dates: 1961

A. P. Mason General Order No. 27

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-074
Abstract

This collection contains a General Order from General A. P. Mason, written by Captain Charles R. Holmes in 1864.

Dates: 1864

John McCauley Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-075
Abstract

The collection contains a letter from John McCauley of Salem, Virginia to "Edward," describing arrival at home, advising Edward not to accompany fellow soldiers who steal from the local populace, and relaying news of an upcoming benefit exhibition for the soldiers in the area. Also includes a letter to "Susan," detailing excitement around the regiment's experiences in First Bull Run (1861).

Dates: 1861, 1864

Martha McDonald Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-029
Abstract

The collection contains a letter of Martha McDonald to her husband, Lewis McDonald, a soldier in the Confederate Army, written in Rutherford County, North Carolina, on September 15, 1862, during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1862

David Cloyd McGavock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-032
Abstract

The David Cloyd McGavock Papers consist of ca. 35 items, including letters written by McGavock (d. May 1864) to his mother, his sister Sallie, and his uncle Gordon Cloyd while studying at Roanoke College in 1861 and then from camps near Winchester and Petersburg, Virginia, and Goldsboro, North Carolina, while McGavock served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. The collection includes sympathy letters to Sallie after his death and other miscellaneous family papers. 

Dates: 1861-1901, n.d.

Meade & Baker Apothecary Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-130
Abstract

The collection contains an accounts ledger for a pharmaceutical firm in Richmond, Virginia, including customer names, addresses and itemized lists of purchases.

Dates: 1861 - 1870

Moore Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-033
Abstract

A collection of photographs, correspondence, and other documents created by members of the Moore family spans three generations between 1847 and 1948. Most of this collection is comprised of letters that relate family news.

Dates: 1847 - 1948

William E. Moser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-024
Abstract

Collected by William E. Moser (1945-2016), this collection contains a large number of personal letters sent to Anderson Alley from 1849 to 1885. This collection also contains the roster for Company F of the 11th Virginia Cavalry and several merchant bills.

Dates: 1849 - 1899

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Names
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863 2
Graves, Jeremiah White (Pittsylvania County, Va.) 2
Stevens, W. H., Colonel (Chief Engineer, D.N.V.) 2
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A. W. Luster 1
Alexander, Henrie H., d.1916 1
Alley, Anderson 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Anchy (enslaved person) 1
Anderson, Joseph R. (Joseph Reid), 1813-1892 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
Armistead, Mary Frances 1
Babcock, H. O. 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
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
Basham family (Franklin County, Va.) 1
Baylor, William Smith Hanger, 1831-1862 1
Bear family (Augusta County, Va.) 1
Beckley, Alfred, 1802-1888 1
Beckwith, John B., 1800-1891 1
Bevell, B. 1
Beves family 1
Black family 1
Black, John H. 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Blain, Daniel 1
Blount, Betty (enslaved person) 1
Bobbitt family (Carroll County, Va.) 1
Bobbitt, Greenberry George McKenzie, 1798-1866 1
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 1
Bradley, Herman J. 1
Brady, Daniel C. E. (Daniel Charles Elliott), 1821-1878 1
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875 1
Briggs, Marian 1
Brough, John, 1811-1856 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Alice 1
Cameron, Lousia Clarinda Egerton, 1846-1908 1
Campbell, Donald (Co. K, 12th Regiment [New York State Militia?]) 1
Campbell, John P. E. (John Place Evans), 1835-1909 (50th Regiment, Virginia Infantry) 1
Caperton family 1
Caperton, George Henry (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caperton, Mary Elizabeth Henderson (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Carnahan, John Newton, 1824-1862 1
Carpenter, Elizabeth 1
Carpenter, Henry C., d.1864 1
Carr, John 1
Cassel, Jacob 1
Cassell, Charles M., b.1842(?) 1
Caton, Louise 1
Chacky, A. M. 1
Charles Scott and Company 1
Charlton family 1
Charlton family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Chase, Hattie 1
Choate family (Allegheny County, NC) 1
Clendening, Abram 1
Cochran, Alexander 1
Colley, Thomas W., 1837-1919 1
Compton, John R. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 54th 1
Confederate States of America. Department of the Treasury 1
Confederate States of America. War Department 1
Conrad, Thomas Nelson 1
Conway, Battaile Fitzhugh Taliaferro 1
Conway, Catlett, 1840-1920 1
Conway, Henry 1
Conway, John C. 1
Conway, Mary Wallace 1
Conway, William Buchanan, 1845-1920 1
Cooke, Giles B. 1
Cowardin, Alice Bolling, b.1848(?) 1
Cox, Isaac Carroll, 1843-1925 1
Craft Family (Botetourt County, Virginia) 1
Craft, Blanche 1
Craft, Catherine 1
Craft, Jacob M. 1
Crosby, John F. 1
Crush, Charles W., 1894(?)-1970 1
Culver, Joshua W. 1
Currier, Lottie (Charlotte?) Lewis 1
Dickenson, Richard B., 1930-2006 1
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