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Daniel Curtis Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-047
Abstract

The collection consists of an unbound diary, marching orders, and an itemized list of purchases kept by Daniel Curtis in May 1864.

Dates: 1864 - 1864

Otis Dean Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-010
Abstract

The collection contains the diary of Otis Dean, a private in Company E, 56th Massachusetts Infantry during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

David Dobie Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-021
Abstract

This collection contains a diary written by Captain David Dobie (1840-1900), an officer in the Union Army. The diary primarily discusses life in camp, marches, skirmishes with the Confederate Army, and other aspects of military life during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1863

Jeremiah White Graves Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-033
Abstract

Jeremiah White Graves was a farmer in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. The collection consists of a microfilm copy of Graves' extensive diary and a typescript manuscript of selected transcribed passages from that diary.

Dates: 1820 - 1878

John H. Hancock Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-008
Abstract

The collection contains the American Civil War diary of John H. Hancock, of Co. H, 29th Massachusetts Infantry of the Union Army.

Dates: 1862 - 1863

John Harville Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-053
Abstract The collection contains eight handwritten diaries chronicling John Harville's experiences during the American Civil War. From August of 1861 to January of 1864 Harville served with the 7th Wisconsin Regiment, Company F. He then transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps for the remainder of his term, ending in July 1864. His diaries include details and stories from camp life, largely around Washington, DC, and Baltimore, Maryland. Suffering from chronic "congestion of the lungs," Harville...
Dates: 1861-1864, 1913, 2010; Majority of material found within ( dates 1861-1864)

James P. Hawkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-025
Abstract

The collection includes a bound expense/account notebook of James P. Hawkins, agent of the Southern Express Company, which also contains diary entries from 2 April - 10 April 1865. Also included are a collection of loose pages with Hawkins's diary entries for 11 April - 11 May 1865. Related documents, including special orders, exemption from military service, receipts, Oath of Allegiance, letters (2), envelopes, and a photograph complete the collection.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

John Holliday Diaries and Photographs,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-028
Abstract

The collection consists of two diaries written by John Holliday between May 1864 and July 1865, and five undated photographs (four believed to be of Holliday and one of his wife).

Dates: 1864-1865, undated

Christian Hook Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-030
Abstract

Christian Hook was a Union Corporal in 151st Ohio Infantry (National Guard) during the American Civil War. The collection contains his diary of May to August 1864, including entries on camp life and a near-court martial, as well as a reunion flyer for the regiment from 1925.

Dates: 1864, 1925

Benjamin Huddle Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-015
Abstract

The Benjamin Huddle Diary consists of a photocopy and transcript of the diary, which describes his experience as a Confederate soldier in the 29th Virginia Infantry during the American Civil War. The transcript was produced by his decendent Randal Huddle.

Dates: 1861-1865, 1987, 2006, undated

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Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
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Apperson, Mary 1
Atkinson, Archibald, Jr., 1832-1903 1
Babcock, Willis A., b. abt. 1840-? 1
Barnett, William W., 1840-1876 (8th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (37th Volunteers)) 1
Bear family (Augusta County, Va.) 1
Black family 1
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Bonsall, George W. 1
Bowmaster, Patrick A. 1
Branch, James A. 1
Brown, R. Baxter 1
Burnell, Henry L., 1841-1912 (8th Maine Volunteer Infanry) 1
Bushee, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1828-1863 1
Caton, Louise 1
Chase, Thomas C. 1
Cleveland family (Wisconsin) 1
Cleveland, Alva, b.1805 1
Coghill, Edwin R., 1842-1925 1
Cohn, Jacob 1
Colburn, Richard, 1832-1907 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 30th 1
Cottingim, M. M., d.1862 (2nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry) 1
Curtis, Daniel S., d.1890 1
Dean, Otis, 1821-1907 1
Dobie, David F., 1840-1900 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia 1
Graves, Jeremiah White (Pittsylvania County, Va.) 1
Hancock, John H., c.1841-1913 1
Hanks, Orlando T. (Orlando Thacker), 1844-1926 1
Harmon, Edward P., c.1844-1888 1
Harville, John McBride, 1839-1913 1
Hawkins, James P., 1845-1931 1
Hawse, Jasper, 1835-1905 1
Holliday, John (91st Ohio Volunteer Infantry) 1
Hook, Christian 1
Huddle, Benjamin, 1840-1916 1
Huddle, Randal 1
Jenks, Joel H., b.1836(?) 1
Johnson, B. H., 1811-? 1
Kelsey, Stephen R. 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Germanicus, 1791-1862 1
Kent, Lewis (enslaved person) 1
Koontz family 1
Lacey, William J., b.1835(?) 1
Lemon, Lewis 1
Leonard, William A., b.1843(?) 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lowber, Daniel A., 1844-1902 1
Manchester, Thomas Wilbur, 1841-1928 1
Mantor, Alfred L., abt. 1836(?)-1864 1
Marion Foundry and Machine Works (Marion, Va.) 1
Marshall, George H., c.1835-1919 1
Mason, Ebenezer E., 1829-1910 1
Maybury, John R., 1828-1917 1
McKenna, Charles F., 1844-1922 1
Miles, James, d.1865 1
Millar, Caroline Virginia Taliferro 1
Minor, Charles L. C., 1835-1903 1
Moody, John F., d.1862 1
Murdoch, Francis A., b.1847 1
Myers, John H. 1
Peck, Benjamin M., 1838-1899 1
Peltz, Philip G., 1832-1868 1
Pittenger, William, 1838-1896 1
Poland, Charles O., b.1836 1
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Ryland, John W. (John William), 1837-1905 (34th Infantry, Virginia Regiment) 1
Shue, George W. (Wisconsin) 1
Smiley, Jacob Wallace, 1833-1864 1
Smith, Merritt Hager 1
Southwestern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia (1887-1935) 1
Squire, Henry (Co. D, 72nd New York Infantry) 1
Stearns family (Mansfield, Massachusetts) 1
Stephens, Enoch, b. abt. 1835 1
Stratton, Edward L., Captain 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 55th (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 185th (1864-1865) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 1
W. Stone & Son 1
Waldron, Frederick E. 1
Warner, Marcus B., b. abt. 1842 1
Wilson, James F. 1
Wilson, Jeffrey Thomas, 1843-1929 1
Woods, John Henning, 1834-1901 1
Wrede, Frederick, b. ca. 1840 1
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