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Joel H. Jenks Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-062
Abstract

This collection contains the American Civil War diary of Joel H. Jenks, 78th Illinois Infantry, spanning 1865. Entries discuss the weather, food, and daily activities in the camp and hospital ward.

Dates: 1865

B. H. Johnson Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-093
Abstract

The collection contains the journal of a Methodist circuit riding minister of eastern Virginia during the American Civil War. Salient topics include: the effects of war, typhoid outbreaks, and religious practices in eastern Virginia.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

Stephen R. Kelsey Diary and Notes

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-029
Abstract

Diary maintained by Stephen R. Kelsey between January and May, 1865, while in New York and Virginia with Battery I, 5th U. S. Artillery, during the American Civil War, with entries discussing the occupation of Petersburg, Virginia, the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the capture of Jefferson Davis. Accompanied by a typescript biographical essay by Ernest Flint Kelsey, Stephen Kelsey's nephew, commenting on his uncle's military service.

Dates: 1865, 1920

Koontz Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1984-172
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence from three Confederate soldiers--brothers George and Milton Koontz and their cousin George Miller--as well as official documents, two diaries of Milton S. Koontz, George Koontz's copybook, Milton Koontz's sketchbook, a stationery box, and a pencil drawing. Materials dates from 1861 to 1865.

Dates: 1861 - 1865

William J. Lacey Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-115
Abstract

The collection consists of the diary of William J. Lacey, a private with Company C, 11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry. Entries in the diary are scattered and range from simple notes about the weather and letter writing to Lacey's experiences at First Manassas/Battle of Bull Run, and most date from 1861.

Dates: 1861 - 1863

William A. Leonard Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-106
Abstract The collection includes William A. Leonard's letters home from February-July 1865, as well as his diary from August 1864-April 1865. Leonard served as an ambulance driver in and around the siege at Petersburg, which is the focus of his short diary entries. His early letters focus on war news and rumors, daily life, and news from home. Post-surrender letters emphasize Leonard's experiences while stationed around Washington, DC, daily life (including the growing frustrations of soldiers...
Dates: 1864 - 1865

Daniel A. Lowber Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-015
Abstract

The collection consists of a Civil War diary of Captain Daniel A. Lowber, Company A, 37th Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the siege of Petersburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1864

Thomas W. Manchester Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-031
Abstract

The Thomas W. Manchester Diary consists of a single Civil War diary kept by Manchester between March-December 1863. His entries detail weather and daily events, including picketing and marches.

Dates: 1863

Alfred L. Mantor Diary,

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Identifier: Ms-2013-074
Abstract

The collection contains the Civil War diary of Alfred Mantor, a corporal (and later sergeant) with "C" Company of the 27th Massachusetts Infantry. Mantor's diary covers January through April of 1864, shortly before he was killed in action in May. Entries focus on his regiment's activities, as well as his personal experiences teaching Sunday school in the Norfolk, Virginia, area.

Dates: 1864 - 1864

George H. Marshall Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-001
Abstract

The collection contains the American Civil War diary of George H. Marshall, a soldier in Company K, 3rdth Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 2
A. W. Luster 1
Adams, Richard Henry (5th Regiment, Alabama Infantry) 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Apperson family 1
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Apperson, Alex 1
Apperson, Elizabeth Black 1
Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
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
Woods, John Henning, 1834-1901 1
Wrede, Frederick, b. ca. 1840 1
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