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George W. Beach Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-037
Abstract

The collection contains a letter from George W. Beach to James Earle, dated September 26, 1863. The letter responds to an earlier letter from James Earle and describes why Beach's brigade has limited rations.

Dates: 1863 - 1863

Bear Family Papers,

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1992-010
Abstract This collection consists of diaries, books, and letters of various members of the Bear family of Churchville, Augusta County, Virginia. It includes a diary written in 1862 by Harvey Bear describing the war activity around him and his service as a wagon teamster for the Confederate Army. Also includes two diaries written in 1878-1879 by Harvey's son George, an 1863 general order for Stonewall Jackson's Second Army Corp of the Army of Northern Virginia, and an 1849 letter from a member of the...
Dates: 1823 - 1879

Jonathan B. Beckwith Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-063
Abstract

The collection contains two letters to relatives by Beckwith. In the 1861 letter, Beckwith writes of the burgeoning Civil War in Virginia and what he has heard about actions in surrounding states. The 1866 letter refers to family business and Beckwith's views on ante- and post-bellum West Virginia.

Dates: 1861, 1866

Bedford Springs, Pennsylvania, Civil War Letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1991-009
Scope and Contents

Letter written August 26, 1861, from Aunt Netty in a springs resort in Pennsylvania, to "Dear John," in the West. Netty writes about the distracted state of the country, seeing Confederate colonel John Pegram at the Springs (listed under an alias, recruiting his health after surrendering to McClellan in the West Virginia Operations), and her opinion of traitors to the Union.

Dates: 1861

William Belew Claim for Quartermaster Stores,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-047
Abstract

The colletion contains the William Belew claim for quartermaster stores stolen from his farm by Confederate forces in 1863 and 1864. The claim is dated 1868, and lists food, livestock, and fodder confiscated by three different Confederate units.

Dates: 1868

William Beninger Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-107
Abstract

Three letters from William Beninger (or William Benninger), a private in Company H, 6th Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery during the American Civil War, written to his sister from points in Virginia, with general mentions of food, clothing, camp life, and Confederate guerillas and a prediction that the war will soon be over.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

George W. Benson Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-083
Abstract

The collection contains eleven letters written by a Pennsylvania soldier to his sister from hospitals and camps in Washington, D.C., Ohio, Virginia, and Pennsylvania during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1863 - 1865

M. A. Bentley Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-015
Abstract

M. A. Bentley was a Confederate soldier during the American Civil War. The collection contains two letters from him to his father about his health, camp meetings, and his faith in God.

Dates: 1863

Bermuda Hundred (Reproduction)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0680
Abstract

reproduction of map of Bermuda Hundred, VA, and vicinity, dated 1867. Map is in two sheets.

Dates: 1867

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

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 712
Civil War 709
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Battlefields Maps 173
Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 150
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries 60
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Women -- History 48
Correspondence 33
Montgomery County (Va.) 33
Folk, historical, and patent medicine 19
Diaries 17
Virginia -- History 17
Confederate States of America 16
Medicine 16
Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 15
Blacksburg (Va.) 13
Medicine, Military -- History 11
History of Food and Drink 10
Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1864-1865 8
University History 8
Railroad 7
Wythe County (Va.) 7
Faculty 6
Maps (documents) 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Homefront 6
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 5
Richmond (Va.) 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental Histories 5
Virginia -- Maps 5
African Americans -- History 4
Autobiographies 4
Botetourt County (Va.) 4
Diseases 4
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 3
Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863 3
Gettysburg Campaign, 1863 3
Pulaski County (Va.) 3
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 3
Rockbridge County (Va.) 3
Virginia, Southwest 3
Abingdon (Va.) 2
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 2
Augusta County (Va.) 2
Cedar Creek, Battle of, Va., 1864 2
Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863 2
Christiansburg (Va.) 2
Clarke County (Va.) 2
Cloyds Mountain, Battle of, Va., 1864 2
Confederate States of America -- Social Life and Customs 2
Five Forks, Battle of, Va., 1865 2
Genealogy 2
Giles County (Va.) 2
Lynchburg (Va.) 2
Montgomery White Sulphur Springs (Va.) 2
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1775-1865 2
New York (State) -- History -- 1775-1865 2
Photographs 2
Railroad -- Maps 2
Staunton (Va.) 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Desertions 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental Histories -- Wisconsin 2
University Archives 2
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 2
Washington County (Va.) 2
West Virginia 2
Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864 2
Winchester, 3rd Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1864 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
Account books 1
Advertisements 1
Baltimore (Md.) -- 1860-1910 1
Bath County (Va.) 1
Battle of Cross Lanes, Virginia, August, 1861 1
Beaufort (S.C.) 1
Buena Vista (Va.) 1
Businesspeople 1
Campbell County (Va.) 1
Campbell County (Va.) -- Maps 1
Carroll County (Va.) 1
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863 1
Cocktail History Collection 1
Cocktails -- History 1
Cold Harbor, Battle of, Va., 1864 1
Columbus (Ga.) 1
Confederate States of America -- Army -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. 1
Corinth, Battle of, Corinth, Miss., 1862 1
Culpeper County (Va.) 1
Danville (Va.) 1
Ephemera 1
First Manassas, Battle of, 1861 1
Fishers Hill, Battle of, Va., 1864 1
Floyd County (Va.) 1
Food Technology and Production 1
Fort Fisher (N.C. : Fort) -- Capture, 1865 1
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863 1
Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864 1
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1862 1
Huntsville (Ala.) 1
Jefferson County (W. Va.) 1
Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of, Ga., 1864 1
Kernstown, Virginia, Battle of., 1862 1
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Names
Heilig, Vicki 27
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 17
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 15
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 11
Harvey, G 6
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Kunstler, Morton, b.1931 5
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 5
Confederate States of America. War Department 4
Kurtz, Louis, 1835-1921 4
Troiani, Don 4
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 4
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 4
Baughman, Greer H. (Greer Harry), 1840-1907 3
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875 3
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 3
Elder, John Adams, 1833-1895 3
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 3
Prechtel, Don 3
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 3
Walter, Adam B., 1820-1875 3
Baughman, Emilius A. (Emilius Allen), 1844-1915 2
Baughman, Mary Amelia (Minnie), 1847-1917 2
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 21st 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 57th 2
Davis, Varina Anne, 1864-1898 2
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 2
Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877 2
Gnatek, Michael, Jr. 2
Graves, Jeremiah White (Pittsylvania County, Va.) 2
Hawkins, Charles N., c.1845-? (22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (1st Kanawha Regiment)) 2
Hill, A. P. (A. Powell) 2
Johnson, Hannibal Augustus, 1841-1913 2
Libby Prison 2
Lucas, Virginia (Virginia Bedinger), 1838-1865 2
Minor, Charles L. C., 1835-1903 2
Richmond (Va.). Department of Public Works 2
Richmond Civil War Centennial Committee 2
Robertson, James I., Jr. 2
Rocco, Keith 2
Rock, George W. (22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (1st Kanawha Regiment)) 2
Stevens, W. H., Colonel (Chief Engineer, D.N.V.) 2
Stivers, Don 2
Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864 2
Turner family (Franklin County, Virginia) 2
Wickham, Williams Carter, 1820-1888 2
A. W. Luster 1
Adams, Richard Henry (5th Regiment, Alabama Infantry) 1
Adams, Richard Henry, Jr. 1
Akers, Peter B. 1
Alexander, Henrie H., d.1916 1
Allen, A. M., Major 1
Alley, Anderson 1
Allison, James Polk, b.1843(?)-1863 1
Allison, John P. 1
Allison, William Henry, d.1863 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Anchy (enslaved person) 1
Anderson, D. H. 1
Andrews, N. S. 1
Angle, L. C., Jr. 1
Apperson family 1
Apperson, Alex 1
Apperson, Elizabeth Black 1
Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
Apperson, Mary 1
Arbuckle, David 1
Armistead, Mary Frances 1
Armstrong, Edward H. (Edward Hall), 1841-1864 1
Ash, William (3rd Regiment, Vermont Infantry) 1
Atkinson, Archibald, Jr., 1832-1903 1
Babcock, H. O. 1
Babcock, Willis A., b. abt. 1840-? 1
Badger, Constantine C. 1
Bailey, Pattie Dobson Talley, b.1888 1
Baker family 1
Baker, Joseph J., abt.1841-1931 (54th Regiment, Virginia Infantry) 1
Baldwin family 1
Baldwin, Asa, 1834-1902 1
Baldwin, R. F. 1
Ballantine, William Duncan 1
Barnard, James W., 1844-1923 (Patrick County, Va.) 1
Barnard, Jehu, 1840-1933 (Patrick County, Va.) 1
Barnes family 1
Barnes, James H. 1
Barnes, Thomas Rufus, b. abt. 1842-1864 1
Barnes, Uz, abt. 1807-1879 1
Barnett, Joseph Hampton 1
Barnett, William W., 1840-1876 (8th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (37th Volunteers)) 1
Barron, William H. 1
Bartain(?), John 1
Bartlett, Ansil T. (58th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry) 1
Bartlett, Henry T. 1
Basham family (Franklin County, Va.) 1
Baskin, J. T. 1
Bauer, Georg 1
Baugh, L. 1
Baughman, Charles C. (Charles Christian), 1842-1908 1
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