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George Lewis Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-015
Abstract

This collection consists of a single letter written by Union soldier George W. Lewis, 4th Michigan Infantry,to his brother, and dated February 1st, 1863.

Dates: 1863

John Thomas Ruff Martin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-041
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter by student, John Thomas Ruff Martin, written from Salem. Virginia, March 4, 1861, to his father in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dates: 1861

Thomas R. Martin Letters,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-011
Abstract

The collection contains two letters written by Pvt Thomas R. Martin, Company F, 10th Virginia Cavalry (1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion) to his parents. One is dated September 22, 1861 and written from Sewell, VA (now WV), the second is from Gordonsville in May 1863.

Dates: 1861 - 1863

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

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
Blunt, Asa Peabody, 1826-1889 1
Brown, Mima (Pulaski County, Virginia) 1
Cole, Henry 1
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Cole, Luther 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
Foster, Lewis M., b. abt. 1844 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
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
Miller, Henry 1
Nickerson, Melville P. (2nd Regiment, Maine Infantry) 1
Penman, Abraham (12th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (41st Volunteers)) 1
Rappleyea, Jeremiah C. (1st Regiment, New Jersey Infantry) 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
Van Fleet, Abraham 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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