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Minnie A. Baughman Commonplace Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-038
Abstract

The collection consists of a commonplace book owned by Minnie Baughman of Richmond, Virginia. Mary Amelia Baughman, known as "Minnie," was the daughter of George and Mary Jane Greer Baughman and sister of Confederate soldiers, George, Jr., Greer H., Charles C., and Emilius A. Baughman. The book dates from November 1864 to July 1865 and contains Minnie's algebra work, French vocabulary, grammar, and a large amount of poetry and Confederate patriotic songs.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

Bedford Springs, Pennsylvania, Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-009
Abstract

Letter written by "Aunt Hetty" (or Netty) at Bedford [Pennsylvania] on August 26, 1861, and addressed to "My dear John," relaying personal and local news, including the presence of Confederate Colonel [John] Pegram, recuperating at the local springs.

Dates: 1861

Black, Kent, and Apperson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-003
Abstract

This collection contains the papers and artifacts of an interrelated family prominent in Blacksburg's history. It includes the Civil War letters of Confederate surgeon Dr. Harvey Black, the Civil War diary of hospital steward John S. Apperson, cotton books and correspondence of Germanicus Kent, nineteenth-century account books of a Blacksburg general store, 1912 European travel diary, and the political scrapbooks of State Senator and Attorney General Harvey B. Apperson.

Dates: 1779 - 1984

Dorothy H. Bodell Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-042
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings, correspondence, research notes, photocopies of historical documents, and files Bodell compiled while writing her book.

Dates: 1850 - 1996

Mima Brown Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-025
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter written by "Mima Brown" from Pulaski, Virginia to her brother Pvt. James H. Farmer on November 8, 1863.

Dates: 1863

Caperton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-034
Abstract Photocopied, typed transcripts of letters written by Mary Eliza Henderson Caperton to her husband George Henry, then serving in the Confederate Army, most written from Whitethorne, in Montgomery County, Virginia, between May and October, 1861, and concentrating on news of the Preston family, relatives, and mutual acquaintainces; fears of a slave rebellion; a fire at Whitethorne; and the deaths of Ann Barraud Taylor Preston and Col. James Francis Preston. Also includes typescript extracts...
Dates: 1861-1862, n.d.

Choate Family Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-016
Abstract

This collection consists of photocopies of the thirty-two letters from William T., S.J., and J.W. to each other and to Martha Choate, wife of William during the Civil War from 1862 to 1864.

Dates: 1862 - 1864

Civil War Homefront Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-079
Abstract

Letter from "A. [L.?]" to "My Dear Husband," written during the American Civil War, regarding the recent theft of one of their hogs and the capture and whipping of two suspected thieves by the patrol.

Dates: 1863

Civil War Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-021
Abstract

The collection contains a letter written to the editor of a newspaper, Major Harper, by Maria S. encouraging ladies of Raymond and vicinity to contribute to efforts to sew undergarments, stockings, and mattresses for soldiers serving in the Civil War. Also includes coversheet which has West Point April 20, 1863 written on it.

Dates: 1863

Civil War Small Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-2003-014
Abstract

This contains a collection of small (1- to 2-folder) manuscripts related to various aspects of the Civil War and obtained from various sources.

Dates: 1861 - 1996

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 47
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Montgomery County (Va.) 13
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Names
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
A. W. Luster 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Apperson family 1
Apperson, Alex 1
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Apperson, Elizabeth Black 1
Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
Apperson, Mary 1
Armistead, Mary Frances 1
Babcock, H. O. 1
Bailey, Pattie Dobson Talley, b.1888 1
Baker family 1
Baughman, Mary Amelia (Minnie), 1847-1917 1
Black family 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 1
Briggs, Marian 1
Brown, Mima (Pulaski County, Virginia) 1
Campbell, Donald (Co. K, 12th Regiment [New York State Militia?]) 1
Caperton family 1
Caperton, George Henry (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caperton, Mary Elizabeth Henderson (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caton, Louise 1
Chapman, George Henry, 1832-1882 1
Charlton family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Choate family (Allegheny County, NC) 1
Colcock, Adelaide, 1858-1946 1
Colcock, William Ferguson 1
Coley, Mary 1
Colville, James W., Captain 1
Compton, John R. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Cowardin, Alice Bolling, b.1848(?) 1
Diffenderfer, Camilla R., b.1842 1
Duncan, William E. 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia 1
Eddy family 1
Eddy, Ann Eliza, 1807-1887 1
Ellett family 1
Ellett, Robert Thaddeus, 1836-1904 1
Elliott family 1
Evans, Washington C. 1
Farmer, James H. (54th Regiment, Virginia Infantry) 1
Figgat, Nancy Godwin 1
Fitting, Minnie Adams 1
Garrett, Samuel Edwin, 1835(?)-1865 1
Grebel, Sarah R. F. 1
Hansard, Abner C. 1
Harbin, Nancy B. 1
Hart, Henry Waldo, 1832-1895 (Corporal, 2nd Connecticut Light Artillery Battery) 1
Hayes, Carl N. 1
Herbert, Delia 1
Hilton, John, 1828-1903 1
Holcombe family 1
Houck family 1
Huff family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Huff, Samuel (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Hughes, Elizabeth 1
Hunt, Mary L., 1850-1865(?) 1
Hutchinson, W. F. 1
Hylton family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Hylton, Barbara Ellen Huff, 1828-1911 1
Hylton, Lorenzo Dow, 1830-1864 1
Jordan, Charles Francis, 1837-1922 1
Keen, Dollie P. F. 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Germanicus, 1791-1862 1
Kent, Lewis (enslaved person) 1
Kinnier family 1
Knox, Walter 1
Koontz family 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Lemon, Lewis 1
Lincoln, Charles F., d.1891 1
Look, Nathan L., 1819-1907 1
Look, Sarah A(nn). B(urt). Lincoln 1
Lyster, Henery 1
Marion Foundry and Machine Works (Marion, Va.) 1
Martha L. Johnson family 1
Martin family (Pulaski County, Va.) 1
Marye, Madison E. (Madison Ellis), 1925-2016 1
Mason family (Pulaski County, Va.) 1
McArdle, Eustace 1
McDonald, Martha 1
McKinnis, Henry, 1841-1893 1
Millar, Caroline Virginia Taliferro 1
Murdoch, Francis A., b.1847 1
Nelson family 1
Nelson, Adelaide, 1816-1875 1
Nelson, George Washington, Jr., 1840-1903 1
Nelson, Hugh Mortimer, Sr., 1811-1862 1
Newlee family (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Payne, Elizabeth Barton Smith, 1817-1895 1
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Preston, Hugh Caperton, 1856-1905 1
Preston, James Francis, 1820-1862 1
Preston, Sarah Caperton, 1826- 1
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