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Archibald Atkinson, Jr., Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-022
Abstract

The collection consists of a partial memoir of Atkinson's American Civil War experiences. Atkinson served as a Confederate surgeon for the 10th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, followed by appointments with the 31st Regiment, Virginia Infantry, and the Second Army Corps, Army of Nothern Virginia.

Dates: ca. 1900

William W. Barnett Diary,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-075
Abstract

Diary for the year 1862 by William W. Barnett, a private in the 8th Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps.

Dates: 1862

Elden E. Billings Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-036
Scope and Contents

This collection contains subject files, clippings, memorabilia and artifacts related to the American Civil War. There are seven series, five of which predominately contain Civil War materials. The other two series in the collection also contains files on other subjects of Billings' historical interests, including aspects of military and United States history.

Dates: 1862 - 1991

Black, Kent, and Apperson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-003
Abstract

This collection contains the papers and artifacts of an interrelated family prominent in Blacksburg's history. It includes the Civil War letters of Confederate surgeon Dr. Harvey Black, the Civil War diary of hospital steward John S. Apperson, cotton books and correspondence of Germanicus Kent, nineteenth-century account books of a Blacksburg general store, 1912 European travel diary, and the political scrapbooks of State Senator and Attorney General Harvey B. Apperson.

Dates: 1779 - 1984

John Wilkes Booth Being Shot CDV

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-035
Abstract Created in 1865, this CDV depicts John Wilkes Booth being shot on April 26, 1865, and is published by Hacker, Rhode Island, 1865. The drawing shows David Herold being captured outside the barn. On the verso is advertising for "Bicknell's Syrup", a cholera remedy, which contains description of a "purely vegetable" remedy for cholera prepared by Edward Sutton, Providence, Rhode Island, Demas Barnes & Co., as well as a testimony from wholesale dealer Benjamin Hall. Booth (1838-1865)...
Dates: 1865

Brown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-011
Abstract

The collection consists of receipts, bills, Promissory notes, tax notes, letters, and other various papers created between 1825 and 1912 by members of the Brown, and other related families.

Dates: 1825-1912, 1965 ; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1894

James H. Cronkhite Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-062
Abstract

Four letters written by James H. Cronkhite (1827-1873), serving in Company I, 4th Minnesota Infantry during the American Civil War, to wife Jennie in Warsaw (Rice County), Minnesota, from camps and a division hospital in Mississippi.

Dates: 1862

Guy Di Carlo, Jr., Civil War Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-015
Abstract

The Guy Di Carlo, Jr., Civil War Research Papers consist of newsletters, newspapers clippings, photographs, newspapers articles, photocopies from published literature, maps, and calendars, related to American Civil War topics.

Dates: 1862-2002, n.d.

Charles W. Hardin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-062
Abstract

This collection contains professional records and personal correspondence of Charles W. Hardin, a physician from Augusta County, Virginia.

Dates: 1847 - 1883

John Harville Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-053
Abstract The collection contains eight handwritten diaries chronicling John Harville's experiences during the 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, MD. Suffering from chronic "congestion of the lungs," Harville spent Autumn 1862...
Dates: 1861-1864, 1913, 2010; Majority of material found within ( dates 1861-1864)

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Names
A. W. Luster 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Apperson family 1
Apperson, Alex 1
Apperson, Elizabeth Black 1
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Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
Apperson, Mary 1
Atkinson, Archibald, Jr., 1832-1903 1
Barnett, William W., 1840-1876 (8th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (37th Volunteers)) 1
Billings, Elden E. 1
Black family 1
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 1
Brown family 1
Caton, Louise 1
Chronkhite, James H. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Di Carlo, Guy, Jr. 1
Eakin, Dollie L. 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia 1
Harville, John McBride, 1839-1913 1
Hawkins, Charles N., c.1845-? (22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (1st Kanawha Regiment)) 1
Herold, David E., 1842-1865 1
Howard, Thomas Henry, 1834-1910 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Germanicus, 1791-1862 1
Kent, Lewis (enslaved person) 1
Knapp, Edgar, b. abt.1836 1
Lacey, William J., b.1835(?) 1
Lemon, Lewis 1
Leonard, William A., b.1843(?) 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Marion Foundry and Machine Works (Marion, Va.) 1
Martha L. Johnson family 1
Meade and Baker Apothecary (Richmond, Va.) 1
Moore, William, d.1862 1
Newton, William S. (William Smith), 1823-1882 1
Perdue, James Robert, 1837-1915 1
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Robinson, J. R. (27th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry) 1
Rock, George W. (22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (1st Kanawha Regiment)) 1
Slater, Leonard A., 1835-1897 1
Snead, Bess Duvall White 1
Southwestern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia (1887-1935) 1
Stratton, Edward L., Captain 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 1
W. Stone & Son 1
White, Isaac, 1837-1889 1
White, Mary Virginia Day, 1840-1922 1
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