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Jane Wade Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-049
Abstract

The collection contains a photocopy of a letter from Jane Wade in Christiansburg, Virginia, written on May 15, 1864, to her husband John, a soldier in the Confederate Army in the American Civil War.

Dates: 1864

Alexander Floyd Wall Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-007
Abstract

This collection consists of letters from Alexander Floyd Wall to Waddy Thompson James, describing conditions on his farm during the American Civil War, prices of crops, problems of getting supplies to soldiers, and the transfer of slaves. The collection also includes one letter from James to his wife Jennie, written from Camp Belcher in Richmond, Virginia, on October 4, 1861, and biographical and military information about James and his career as a soldier.

Dates: 1861 - 1865

Isaac White Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1997-013
Scope and Contents

The Isaac White papers consist of letters written mostly by White to his wife, Mary Virginia Day White, while he served with the Confederate Army as an assistant surgeon during the Civil War. He refers to her as Jinnie in the letters. Many of the letters are written while encamped along the Shenandoah Valley. Other papers include literature gathered by Bess Duvall White Snead, Isaac White's grand-daughter, in her search for military information about Isaac White.

Dates: 1861 - 1938

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Names
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 2
A. W. Luster 1
Alexander, Henrie H., d.1916 1
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Amiss, Edwin 1
Anchy (enslaved person) 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
Black family 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 1
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875 1
Briggs, Marian 1
Brown family 1
Campbell, Donald (Co. K, 12th Regiment [New York State Militia?]) 1
Caperton family 1
Caperton, George Henry (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caperton, Mary Elizabeth Henderson (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caton, Louise 1
Charlton family 1
Charlton family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Compton, John R. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Confederate States of America. Department of the Treasury 1
Confederate States of America. War Department 1
Crush, Charles W., 1894(?)-1970 1
Duncan, William E. 1
Earhart, David G., 1834-1863 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia 1
Ellett family 1
Ellett, Robert Thaddeus, 1836-1904 1
Evans, Washington C. 1
Fitting, Minnie Adams 1
Gardner, C. B. 1
Garrett, Samuel Edwin, 1835(?)-1865 1
Green (enslaved person) 1
Gregg, Thomas J. (8th Pennsylvania Cavalry) 1
Hart, Henry Waldo, 1832-1895 (Corporal, 2nd Connecticut Light Artillery Battery) 1
Hayes, Carl N. 1
Henry Iddings Family 1
Hill, Henry H. (Henry Harris Bunker) 1
Hilton, John, 1828-1903 1
Holcombe family 1
Houck family 1
Huff family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Huff, Samuel (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Hylton family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Hylton, Barbara Ellen Huff, 1828-1911 1
Hylton, Lorenzo Dow, 1830-1864 1
Iddings, Henry, 1762-1854 1
Jeff (enslaved person) 1
Jordan, Charles Francis, 1837-1922 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Germanicus, 1791-1862 1
Kent, Lewis (enslaved person) 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Lemon, Lewis 1
Lincoln, Charles F., d.1891 1
Look, Nathan L., 1819-1907 1
Look, Sarah A(nn). B(urt). Lincoln 1
Marion Foundry and Machine Works (Marion, Va.) 1
Marye, Madison E. (Madison Ellis), 1925-2016 1
McKinnis, Henry, 1841-1893 1
Murrell, E. H. (Edward H.), b.1825 1
Nancy (enslaved person) 1
Newlee family (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Preston family (Solitude, Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Preston, Hugh Caperton, 1856-1905 1
Preston, James Francis, 1820-1862 1
Preston, Robert Taylor, 1809-1880 1
Preston, Sarah Caperton, 1826- 1
Prillaman family 1
Radford, John Taylor, 1838-1864 1
Radford, William Moseley, 1840-1862 1
Ridgway, John Nichols 1
Robinson, David Tobias 1
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 1
Shreve, David Prentiss (Lexington, Va.) 1
Smith family (Carroll County, Va.) 1
Smith, Alexander, 1807(?)-1893 1
Smith, Barton Pierce, 1838-1863 1
Smith, Frederick R. 1
Smith, James R., 1831-1863 1
Smith, Stephen Mitchell, 1832-1913 1
Smith, William Alexander, 1835-1868 1
Snead, Bess Duvall White 1
Southwestern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia (1887-1935) 1
Streitmatter, Rodger 1
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