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Joseph G. Dill Letter to Daniel C. E. Brady

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-044
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1863

L. S. Durham Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-070
Abstract

Letter from L. S. Durham, private in Company B, 34th Virginia Infantry, during the American Civil War. Written to Durham's wife from Camp Randolph, Virginia.

Dates: 1863

David Earhart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2002-017
Abstract This collection consists of thirty letters written by David Earhart while serving in the Stonewall Jackson Brigade, 4th Virginia Infantry, Company L. Correspondents include his wife Mary Elizabeth Caddell Earhart, his parents, people he enslaved, and his sister Mag. Also included are a letter to Mary Earhart after David Earhart was killed at Chancellorsville, images (probably ambrotypes) of Mary and David Earhart), a later cartede visite of Mary Earhart, and additional family...
Dates: 1862 - 1863

John Early Confederate Army Receipt for the Work of Fletcher, an Enslaved Person

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-037
Abstract

This collection contains a partially printed receipt for the labor of an enslaved person delivered to Chief Engineer Lt. Col. William H. Stevens in charge of Confederate fortifications outside of Richmond, Virginia, on November 11, 1862. The receipt notes that Stevens received one enslaved person by the name of Fletcher from John Early.

Dates: November 11, 1862

Ellett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-047
Abstract The Ellett Family Papers consist of 35 letters written by Dr. Robert Thaddeus Ellett (1826-1904), who served as assistant surgeon in White Sulphur Springs, Virginia, for the Confederate States during the American Civil War. His letters are written to Sue French of Pearisburg, who would later become Ellett's wife. Other items include biographical and family history information, photos, clippings, a 1961 dedication to Col. W. H. French marker program, DAR applications, and "The Family Album,"...
Dates: 1865 - 1961

Nancy (Nannie) G. Figgat Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-080
Abstract

A collection of two letters written by Nancy (Nannie) Figgat to her husband Private Charles Figgat, of the 1st Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Company C.

Dates: 1863

John Buchanan Floyd Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-015
Abstract

Letter from Confederate Brigadier General John Buchanan Floyd (1806-1863), written at Camp Jackson (Wytheville, Virginia) to Confederate Secretary of War LeRoy Pope Walker, soliciting an officer's commission for former West Point cadet B. A. Terrett.

Dates: 1861

Lewis M. Foster Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-007
Abstract

The collection includes a single letter from Lewis M. Foster to his mother, written near Petersburg, Virginia, December 1864.

Dates: 1864 - 1864

Samuel D. Foster Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-001
Abstract

Letter from Samuel D. Foster, a Union soldier during the American Civil War, written from Louisville, Kentucky on August 17, 1864, to the Wm. Johnston family, describing conditions at the Confederate prisoner-of-war camp in Danville, Virginia, from which Foster had been released.

Dates: 1864

William Edward Foster Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2016-006
Abstract The William Edward Foster Family Papers includes correspondence to and from various members of the Foster family, especially William E. Foster and wife, Cora, as well as several members of the Wiatt family (William E. Foster's mother's maiden name) from about 1800-1920 (the bulk of the materials are from 1850-1884). The collection also contains a group of family papers and genealogy materials, mostly undated.Please note: The majority of this collection relates to William...
Dates: 1820-1931, n.d.

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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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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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