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James R. Perdue Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-060
Abstract

This collection includes the papers of James R. Perdue and his family. Items include a program for the Battle of the Crater reunion, a Sunday School concert flyer, seven obituaries for Perdue, a letter from J. R. Perdue, Jr., and two ledgers. Perdue (1837-1915) was a banker from Manchester, Virginia, and served as a Confederate soldier in the Otey Battery, Virginia Artillery during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1868 - 1919

Cathleen Carlson Reynolds Manuscript Thesis

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-038
Abstract

Photocopy of Cathleen Carlson Reynolds' master's thesis, "A Pragmatic Loyalty: Unionism in Southwestern Virginia, 1861-1865," completed at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1987.

Dates: 1987

James I. Robertson Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-021
Abstract

This collection includes research notes, manuscripts, typescript drafts, working copies and galley proofs for books and articles written by Virginia Tech's Alumni Distinguished Professor of History James I. Robertson Jr., 1982-2001. Large collection of notes, papers, and correspondence relateing to Virginia Civil War counties and units. Also contains a small set of general materials which includes items related to the preservation of lands adjacent to Manassas National Battlefield Park.

Dates: 1849 - 2011

Settlement Map of Pulaski County, Virginia, Showing Names of Settlers and Settlements of Historical Interest From the Mid-Seventeen Hundreds (2 copies)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0204
Abstract

Historical map shows locations of significant historical events in Pulaski County, Virginia. The map itself is surrounded by historical narrative, and it is bordered by names of significant historical persons. The reverse of the map contains the names of Pulaski County residents who served as soldiers in the Confederate Army during the War Between the States.

Dates: 1976

Charles W. Sleeper Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-009
Abstract

The collection includes a letter from Charles W. Sleeper, private and later Quartermaster Sergeant with the 7th Independent Battery, Massachusetts Light Artillery, to his cousin, written from Yorktown, August 24, 1862.

Dates: 1862

State of Virginia, Virginia Geological Survey, Millboro Quadrangle

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0059
Abstract

Map is a topographical map that also shows county boundaries and some traveling roads. It is part of a larger map, though it sits alone in this collection. The reverse of the map contains information about topographical maps, as well as symbols used in the maps.

Dates: 1949

T. B. Heck & A. D. Elliott Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-085
Abstract

This collection includes a broadside from the Lexington (Va) Gazette) in 1865, advertising T. B. Heck and A. D. Elliott, "Cabinet Making and Undertaking."

Dates: 1865

Cyril H. Tyler Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-009
Abstract

Letter from Cyril H. Tyler (1841-1913) of Kalamazoo, Michigan, a sergeant in Company I, 7th Michigan Infantry during the American Civil War, written to his father following the Battle of Seven Pines and referring to skirmishes with the enemy, Rebel sharpshooters, and crossing the Chickahominy River.

Dates: 1862

Henry M. Warren Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-017
Abstract

The collections consists of a letter from Union soldier Henry M. Warren, Private of the 18th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry, to his brother Nathaniel in Massachusetts.

Dates: 1861

Jeffrey T. Wilson Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-015
Abstract The collection consists of two diaries (1913, 1928) written by Jeffrey T. Wilson (1843-1929). Wilson was a former enslaved person who spent most of his life in and around Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia. He worked as a bailiff in the Norfolk courts after leaving the U. S. Navy and wrote a column, "Colored Notes," for The Portsmouth Star from 1924 until his death in 1929. He outlived four wives and had at least twelve children. Wilson's diaries...
Dates: 1913, 1928

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Names
Ash, William (3rd Regiment, Vermont Infantry) 1
Baskin, J. T. 1
Baughman, Emilius A. (Emilius Allen), 1844-1915 1
Baughman, Greer H. (Greer Harry), 1840-1907 1
Beckley, Alfred, 1802-1888 1
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Blunt, Asa Peabody, 1826-1889 1
Brown, Mima (Pulaski County, Virginia) 1
Charley (Union soldier during the American Civil War) 1
Cole, Henry 1
Cole, Luther 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 21st 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 29th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Light Artillery Battalion, 38th (Company C) 1
Conway, Battaile Fitzhugh Taliaferro 1
Conway, Catlett, 1840-1920 1
Conway, Henry 1
Conway, John C. 1
Conway, Mary Wallace 1
Conway, William Buchanan, 1845-1920 1
Davis, George E. , d.1863 (Company F, Harris Light Cavalry) 1
Dickenson, Richard B., 1930-2006 1
Dixon, William D. 1
Edwards, Clarke S. (Clarke Swett), 1824-1903 1
Farmer, James H. (54th Regiment, Virginia Infantry) 1
Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863 1
Foster, Lewis M., b. abt. 1844 1
Franklin, Esaw W. (Esaw Worrell), 1841-1922 1
Geological Survey (U.S.) 1
Gerry, C. E. 1
Green, Josiah M. 1
Gregory, W. B. (William Bartleman), 1829-1887 1
Guion, J. Marshall, 1822-1891 1
Hanna, James W. 1
Harris, Joseph T. 1
Hart, Hector (126th Regiment, Ohio Infantry) 1
Hersum, George L. (5th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry) 1
Hunt, Melvin (72nd Regiment, New York Infantry) 1
Keyces (Keycas), Patrick 1
Kyger, Henry C. (5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry) 1
Lacaster, G. W. 1
Lewis, George (4th Regiment, Michigan Infantry) 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lukens, Franklin B. (Company E, 3rd Regiment, New Jersey Infantry) 1
Martin, Thomas R., b. abt. 1848? 1
McGill, William M. 1
Miller, Henry 1
Museum of the Confederacy (Richmond, Va.) 1
New River Historical Society 1
Nickerson, Melville P. (2nd Regiment, Maine Infantry) 1
Penman, Abraham (12th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (41st Volunteers)) 1
Perdue, James Robert, 1837-1915 1
Pulaski County Bicentennial Commission 1
Rappleyea, Jeremiah C. (1st Regiment, New Jersey Infantry) 1
Reynolds, Cathleen Carlson 1
Richmond (Va.). Department of Public Works 1
Richmond Civil War Centennial Committee 1
Robertson, James I., Jr. 1
Sleeper, Charles W., abt. 1841-1893 1
Stewart, Peter (79th NY Highland Guard) 1
Stickely, Peter H. (1825-1861) 1
Turrill, Reuben 1
Tyler, Cyril H. 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 12th (1861-1864) 1
Valentine Museum Richmond History Center 1
Van Fleet, Abraham 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 1
Warren, Henry M., 1837-1862 1
Way, Alexander M. (Alexander Moore), 1826-1890 1
Wilson, Jeffrey Thomas, 1843-1929 1
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