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1st U. S. Colored Troops Sworn Statement

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-101
Abstract

This collection contains a sworn statement made by Captain Henry Van Winkle, commander of Company A, 1st U. S. Colored Troops. The document is also attested by three non-commissioned officers serving in his company.

Dates: 1864-11-12

2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Confederate Bugler Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-019
Abstract

This collection contains a photocopy of a diary from the American Civil War belonging to an unidentified soldier. The contents of the diary were written between 1862 and 1863 and describes what life was like for the author during the war. The author was a bugler in the 2nd Mississippi Calvary Regiment based on details from the account and the names of Generals and Officers that he served under.

Dates: 1862 - 1863

10th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry/Confederate Soldier Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-036
Abstract

This collection contains a diary used by a Union and Confederate soldier, both unnamed, through 1864. The Union soldier chronicles his combat experiences during Jubal Early's raid on Washington, D.C., and the opening of Philip Sheridan's Valley campaign in August. The Confederate soldier's entries details activity during Early's push to drive the Union army out of the Valley and concludes with the battle of Opequon or Third Winchester.

Dates: 1864

15th Virginia Infantry History

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-111
Abstract

The collection contains a history of the 15th Virginia Infantry, covering its formation in April 1861 to the spring of 1862, written by enlisted soldier Claybrook Y. Lain. Includes copies of Confederate company records concerning Lain's enlistment, payment, death, and beneficiaries.

Dates: 1861 - 1864

17th Precinct (The Bowery), New York City Police Blotter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-043
Abstract

The collection consists of a police blotter from the 17th Precinct (also known as the Bowery) in New York City, spanning April 27 through July 22, 1861.

Dates: 1861

24th Virginia Infantry Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-037
Abstract

Five documents--including certificates of disability, a furlough pass, and lists of pay and clothing--relating to M. Canada, John R. Hudson, R. Laundrum, Burgess Whitt, and Solomon Wood, all soldiers in Company E, 24th Virginia Infantry during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1863

31st Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Company Roll

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-055
Abstract

The collection contains a single document reporting the roll of the Confederate 31st Virginia Infantry, Company E, for May 1862, with a short description of the regiment's activities, during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1862

36th Battalion Virginia Cavalryman's Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-127
Abstract This letter is from a Confederate cavalryman of the 36th Battalion Virginia Cavalry of the Confederate Army to a "Miss E" on February 24th, 1864, at the headquarters of the battalion during the American Civil War. The author describes his experience at the battle of Jonesville, which occured from January 2nd to January 3rd, in which the Confederate soldiers were led under the guidance of General William "Grumble" Jones. This battle resulted in the cavalryman receiving a slight wound to his...
Dates: 1864

37th Virginia Infantry Documents

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-057
Abstract

The collection includes documents relating to the 37th Virginia Infantry, including an invoice for shoes and two receipts for the delivery of deserters.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

41st United States Colored Troops Muster Roll

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-060
Abstract

The collection includes the muster roll of Company A, 41st United States Colored Troops during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1865

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Heilig, Vicki 27
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 17
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 15
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 11
Harvey, G 6
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Confederate States of America. War Department 5
Kunstler, Morton, b.1931 5
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 5
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 4
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 4
Kurtz, Louis, 1835-1921 4
Troiani, Don 4
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 4
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 4
Baughman, Greer H. (Greer Harry), 1840-1907 3
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875 3
Elder, John Adams, 1833-1895 3
Prechtel, Don 3
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 3
Walter, Adam B., 1820-1875 3
Baughman, Emilius A. (Emilius Allen), 1844-1915 2
Baughman, Mary Amelia (Minnie), 1847-1917 2
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 2
Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 15th 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 21st 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 57th 2
Confederate States of America. Department of the Treasury 2
Davis, Varina Anne, 1864-1898 2
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 2
Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863 2
Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877 2
Gnatek, Michael, Jr. 2
Graves, Jeremiah White (Pittsylvania County, Va.) 2
Greenbrier (White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.) 2
Hawkins, Charles N., c.1845-? (22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (1st Kanawha Regiment)) 2
Hill, A. P. (A. Powell) 2
Johnson, Hannibal Augustus, 1841-1913 2
Libby Prison 2
Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 2
Lucas, Virginia (Virginia Bedinger), 1838-1865 2
Minor, Charles L. C., 1835-1903 2
Richmond (Va.). Department of Public Works 2
Richmond Civil War Centennial Committee 2
Robertson, James I., Jr. 2
Rocco, Keith 2
Rock, George W. (22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (1st Kanawha Regiment)) 2
Stevens, W. H., Colonel (Chief Engineer, D.N.V.) 2
Stivers, Don 2
Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864 2
Turner family (Franklin County, Virginia) 2
Wickham, Williams Carter, 1820-1888 2
A. W. Luster 1
Adams, Richard Henry (5th Regiment, Alabama Infantry) 1
Adams, Richard Henry, Jr. 1
Akers, Peter B. 1
Alexander, Henrie H., d.1916 1
Allen, A. M., Major 1
Allen, Franklin L. 1
Alley, Anderson 1
Allison, James Polk, b.1843(?)-1863 1
Allison, John P. 1
Allison, William Henry, d.1863 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Anchy (enslaved person) 1
Anderson, D. H. 1
Anderson, Joseph R. (Joseph Reid), 1813-1892 1
Andrews, N. S. 1
Angle, L. C., Jr. 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
Arbuckle, David 1
Armistead, Mary Frances 1
Armstrong, Edward H. (Edward Hall), 1841-1864 1
Ash, William (3rd Regiment, Vermont Infantry) 1
Atkinson, Archibald, Jr., 1832-1903 1
Auner, A. W. (Alfred Witman), 1826-1895 1
Babcock, H. O. 1
Babcock, Willis A., b. abt. 1840-? 1
Badger, Constantine C. 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
Baldwin, Asa, 1834-1902 1
Baldwin, R. F. 1
Ballantine, William Duncan 1
Barnard, James W., 1844-1923 (Patrick County, Va.) 1
Barnard, Jehu, 1840-1933 (Patrick County, Va.) 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
Barnett, William W., 1840-1876 (8th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (37th Volunteers)) 1
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