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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

A Nation Divided--C.S.A.

 Collection
Identifier: Art-346
Scope and Content

2 copies, signed and numbered 1/25 and 2/25.

Dates: 1988

Minnie A. Baughman Commonplace Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-038
Abstract

The collection consists of a commonplace book owned by Minnie Baughman of Richmond, Virginia. Mary Amelia Baughman, known as "Minnie," was the daughter of George and Mary Jane Greer Baughman and sister of Confederate soldiers, George, Jr., Greer H., Charles C., and Emilius A. Baughman. The book dates from November 1864 to July 1865 and contains Minnie's algebra work, French vocabulary, grammar, and a large amount of poetry and Confederate patriotic songs.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

Catherine Bowers Confederate Claim Certificate,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-039
Abstract

This collection includes a claim certificate issued by the Confederate States of America Treasury Department to Catherine Bowers of Staunton, Virginia, awarding her the back pay due to her husband who was killed while serving in the Confederate Army.

Dates: March 25, 1865

William L. Colley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-007
Abstract

Letter from William Lewis Colley to sister, written from a hospital around Winchester, VA, September 3d, 1861. In the letter Colley describes how he accidentally shot off his little finger on his left hand while on picket duty on Millwood Pike near the Opequon River four miles from Winchester.

Dates: 1861; 1861

Confederate Provost Marshal Pass, Lynchburg, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-015
Abstract

The collection contains a Confederate Provost Marshall's Pass issued to A.S. Bacon on November 11, 1864 at Lynchburg, Virginia. The pass granted Bacon permission to travel to Richmond, Virginia and is signed by Captain and Provost Marshal, Hiram C. Pierce. The opposite side of the pass has a printed Oath of Allegiance to the Confederate States of America.

Dates: 1864

R. J. Davis Pass,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-069
Abstract

The collection consists of signed Confederate States of America pass for R. (Robert?) J. Davis, dated May 9, 1862.

Dates: 1862 - 1862

Framed Confederate $500 Bill

 Collection
Identifier: Art-333

C. B. Gardener Treasury Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1984-001
Abstract

The collection contains a ledger with accounts kept by "Dr. C. B. Gardner Depository of the Treasury in a/c with the Treasury of the Confederate States" of Christiansburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

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