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Herman Haupt Manuscript Reminiscences

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-1988-010
Abstract

This collection contains the manuscript draft of the Civil War reminiscences of Herman Haupt, who served as the chief of construction and transportation for the military railroad system for the Union Army. It includes Civil War correspondence, telegraph messages, reports, and general orders (originals and typescript copies). Among the correspondence is a letter from Robert Todd Lincoln.

Dates: ca. 1889

Robert Selph Henry Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-020
Abstract

Spanning 1861 to 1971, The Robert Selph Henry Papers consist of correspondence, subject files, photographs, and clippings concerning Henry's research on the Civil War, focusing on the Confederacy and Nathan Bedford Forrest, and also railroad history. This collection also contains Henry's Southern Historical Association (SHA) and Association of American Railroads papers.

Dates: 1861 - 1971

Map of United States Military Railroads (1866)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0551
Abstract

1866 map of mid-Atlantic states, showing the military railroads operated during the Civil War. Map indicated the rail gauge of each line.

Dates: 1866

Henry C. Parsons Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-109
Abstract

Papers--including correspondence, legal records, and financial documents--of Henry C. Parsons, official of the Richmond & Alleghany Railroad, Atlantic and Northwestern Railroad, and Kanawha Construction Company, and owner of Natural Bridge, Virginia.

Dates: 1863 - 1905

Pulling Up Railroad Tracks

 Collection — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art-054

Railroads in Virginia, 1861-1865

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0676
Abstract

Map of railroads in Virginia, 1861-1865, created by Virginia Department of Industrial Development and Planing, 1863. Heavily annotated by Richmond and Prison Civil War Round Tables, 1963. 2 copies, each with different annotations.

Dates: 1963

Thomas Robinson Sharp Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1997-019
Abstract

This collection consists of papers--including journals, notebooks, scrapbooks and letter copy books of Thomas Robinson Sharp, Confederate military railroad superintendent and colonel and official of several railroad companies in the latter half of the nineteenth century.

Dates: 1859 - 1908

United States Military Railroads Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-097
Abstract

The collection contains a United States Military Railroads receipt, issued to general freight agent William W. Tuttle at Nashville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1865

Williams Carter Wickham Letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-011
Abstract

This collection contains the letterbook of Williams Carter Wickham, attorney, farmer, Virginia state senator, Hanover County supervisor, Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company official, and Confederate brigadier general, containing copies of letters regarding farm, business, political and personal matters.

Dates: 1881 - 1882