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F. I. Shipman Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-033
Abstract

Letter from Union soldier, writing from Petersburg, Virginia, to his father. The letter mentions prospects for peace, the activities of his regiment, and personal news.

Dates: 1865

Anthony K. Simmons Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-011
Abstract

The collection contains a letter from Anthony K. Simmons describing the health of son Ed, a private in Company A, 28th Virginia Infantry recently wounded in the Battle of Gaines' Mill, and relating Americna Civil War news from Manchester, Virginia.

Dates: 1862

Augustus Smith Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-017
Abstract

The Augustus Smith Family Collection consists of two letters--one (1864) from Smith in Greenville, Tennessee, to his mother, and another (1866) to General Alex E. Smith, his father, in Rural Mount, Virginia, from an unknown person, as well as newspaper clippings and genealogy materials concerning the American Civil War and other topics.

Dates: 1864 - 1926

Smith Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1996-018
Abstract

The collection contains forty-nine Civil War-era letters written by four brothers of Carroll County, Virginia: James R., Stephen Mitchell, William Alexander, and Barton Pierce Smith. All four served in Confederate units from Virginia. The collection also includes a family history and notes by Frederick R. Smith.

Dates: 1861-1865, 1912-1996, n.d. ; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

Smyth and Wythe Counties, Virginia, Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-029
Abstract

The ledger contains entries apparently made in Smyth and Wythe counties, Virginia. Includes records of sales of iron, wood, groceries, and tobacco and labor records--including an entry for labor performed by a free Black woman and enslaved men and boys hired out. Also included are estate appraisements for J. J. and Mary Snavely.

Dates: 1852 - 1865

Aaron Snavely Poem

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-001
Abstract

The collection contains a poem by Aaron Snavely, titled "Remember Sarah Jane," lamenting the recent death and burial of Snavely's wife.

Dates: [1863?]

John N. Snider Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-063
Abstract

Letter from John N. Snider, a soldier in Company H, 14th Virginia Cavalry during the American Civil War, written from a camp near Salem, Virginia, to his sister, conveying personal news, describing the weather, and discussing food rations and preaching in camp.

Dates: 1863

Henry Clay Sommerville Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-045
Abstract

Letters written to Henry Clay Sommerville, a surgeon serving in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War, written by friends and relatives in Liberty (now Bedford), Virginia, including William Sommerville, M. R. Scruggs, H. Feild, and J. R. Tinsley, focusing largely on personal and local news.

Dates: 1862 - 1864

State of Virginia, Virginia Geological Survey, Millboro Quadrangle

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0059
Abstract

Map is a topographical map that also shows county boundaries and some traveling roads. It is part of a larger map, though it sits alone in this collection. The reverse of the map contains information about topographical maps, as well as symbols used in the maps.

Dates: 1949

William Avery Stratton Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-114
Abstract The collection contains correspondence to William Avery Stratton from friends and family. Letters date from as early as the American Civil War (1864) to the year after Stratton's death (1940). For the most part, letters are about social and family news, though some of the early letters contain Civil War and post-bellum news from the South. Letters from friends in Oregon, Colorado, and Nevada also provide details on Indian affairs, railroad growth, and cattle in the West. The collection also...
Dates: 1864 - 1940; Majority of material found within 1864 - 1880

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 165
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Montgomery County (Va.) 33
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Confederate States of America 4
Rockbridge County (Va.) 4
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Faculty and staff 3
Maps (documents) 3
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Cloyds Mountain, Battle of, Va., 1864 2
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Winchester, 3rd Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1864 1
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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
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 2
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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 2
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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