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Charles S. Stringfellow Note

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-052
Abstract

The collection contains a note written by Major Charles S. Stringfellow at Christiansburg, Virginia, to Colonel W. L. Jackson on May 25, 1862.

Dates: 1862

Sutton-Martin-Mason Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-013
Abstract

This collection consists of the papers of a Pulaski County, Virginia family, largely consisting of letters received by Rachel Louisa Sutton (later married to David H. Martin) from friends and family during the 1860s. Also contains deeds, family financial records, poetry, photographs and assorted ephemera. A small collection of materials belonging to the Martins' granddaughter, Elinor Mason, completes the collection.

Dates: 1861 - 1968

M. Sydenstricker Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-006
Abstract

This collection contains a letter from M. Sydenstricker from White Sulphur Springs, Greenbrier County, Virginia (West Virginia) to Mrs I [?] Dwier and G[?] Davis, January 10th, 1865.

Dates: 1865

T. B. Heck & A. D. Elliott Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-085
Abstract

This collection includes a broadside from the Lexington (Virginia) Gazette in 1865, advertising T. B. Heck & A. D. Elliott, "Cabinet Making and Undertaking", which also sold coffins and would barter with customers for goods.

Dates: 1865

Tarter Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-021
Abstract

The collection includes a letter from J. W. & Susan M. Tarter to J. W.'s brother, Confederate soldier James H. Tarter; a CSA envelope, and James H.'s Oath of Allegiance certificate.

Dates: 1862, 1865, undated

John H. Taylor Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-050
Abstract

The Taylor correspondences collection includes two types of materials: envelopes from correspondence, mostly to Taylor; and correspondence to and from Taylor, largely dating between 1859 and 1861. Correspondence includes Taylor's daily news, as well as news from family and friends. Several 1860 and 1861 letters mention politics at the start of the Civil War.

Dates: 1859 - 1877; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1861

Henry Goddard Thomas Letters and Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-073
Abstract Henry Goddard Thomas was born in Maine and entered the American Civil War as a private yet rose to the rank of brigadier general by the war's end. After 1862 he was involved with the recruitment and organization of Black troops in the Union Army. He commissioned several troops, in particular the 79th and 19th U.S. Colored Infantries. He remained in the U. S. Army after the war and retired in 1891. His collection consists of twenty-two letters to Thomas from friends and relatives. Many of the...
Dates: 1868 - 1889

John O. Thornhill Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-068
Abstract

The collection contains a letter from John O. Thornhill of the 2nd Virginia Cavalry, written apparently while on medical leave at Campbell, Virginia, during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1865

Turner Family Genealogy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-002
Abstract

Genealogical information, consisting of photocopied documents, transcriptions, and notes, about the Turner family of Snow Creek (Franklin County), Virginia, including Meshack Taylor (1820-1877) of Company E, 64th Virginia Militia during the American Civil War.

Dates: c.1987

Tyler-Ellis-Marye Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-067
Abstract The Tyler-Ellis-Marye Family Collection contains the family papers of President John Tyler, his second wife, Julia Gardiner Tyler, and descendants, mostly through the couple's daughter, Pearl Tyler Ellis. The collection includes letters written to the Tylers from family and friends; a letter written by the Tyler's son, David G. Tyler; an autograph book used at the 1868 Democratic National Convention; a published memorial to Mary L'Hommedieu Gardiner Horsford; photographs of Pearl Tyler...
Dates: 1848 - 1939

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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 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
Dill, Joseph G., 1828-1886 1
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