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Adelaide Colcock Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-020
Abstract The collection contains letters written to Adelaide Colcock from 1863 through c.1870. Collection includes three letters from her father, William F. Colcock, a prominent lawyer and member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, two letters from her sister Minnie, and one from her cousin Charles Colcock. The first letter from Bubber Charlie states, The Yankees are a very bad people and won't let us alone. Adelaide Colcock was born September 3,...
Dates: 1863-c.1870

Mary Coley Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-065
Abstract

Letters addressed to Mary Everit Coley of New Haven, Connecticut, from relatives and friends, focusing on personal activities and news, particularly illnesses and deaths, including the deaths of three infant children of Coley's friend, Isabelle Mercein Fuller.

Dates: 1851 - 1876

Aileen B. Cowardin Friendship Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-104
Abstract

The collection consists of a friendship book collected and maintained by Aileen B. Cowardin. The book includes leaf and plant samples, most of which are labeled as to the location where they were found.

Dates: 1863 - 1870

Letters to Camilla Diffenderfer,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-004
Abstract

The collection includes two pieces of correspondence to Camilla Diffenderfer from 1863 and 1865. One is an invitation from Gen. George Henry Chapman and the other is a letter from A.H. Yeagel.

Dates: 1863 - 1865

Letters to Ann Eliza Eddy

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-063
Abstract

The collection comprises letters to Ann Eliza Eddy, living in Troy, New York, dating from 1857-1865. Eddy received letters from Union soldiers, cousins, and friends over the course of the American Civil War. There are several photographs of the house and writers included in the collection.

Dates: 1857 - 1881

Ellett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-047
Abstract The Ellett Family Papers consist of 35 letters written by Dr. Robert Thaddeus Ellett (1826-1904), who served as assistant surgeon in White Sulphur Springs, Virginia, for the Confederate States during the American Civil War. His letters are written to Sue French of Pearisburg, who would later become Ellett's wife. Other items include biographical and family history information, photos, clippings, a 1961 dedication to Col. W. H. French marker program, DAR applications, and "The Family Album,"...
Dates: 1865 - 1961

Elliott Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-021
Abstract

Nine wartime letters of Joshua L. and Thomas A. Elliott, brothers from Hanover County, Virginia, and privates in Company B, 24th Virginia Infantry during the American Civil War, written to Mary F. Page of Hanover County; together with a postwar letter from Oden B. Elliott to Page, and a letter from Page to her sister Elizabeth Mallory while a patient in Virginia's Eastern State Hospital (Williamsburg).

Dates: 1864 - 1871

Nancy (Nannie) G. Figgat Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-080
Abstract

A collection of two letters written by Nancy (Nannie) Figgat to her husband Private Charles Figgat, of the 1st Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Company C.

Dates: 1863

A. C. and M. A. Hansard Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-097
Abstract

Letter from A. C. and M. A. (Abner C. and Mary Ann) Hansard of Claiborne County, Tennessee, written during the American Civil War to "Dear Brother & Family, focusing on local hardships, including widespread robberies and difficulty in procuring food.

Dates: 1865

Nancy B. Harbin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-013
Abstract

The collection contains a letter written by Nancy B. Harbin to her sons, Jack and John Harbin in Company F, 42nd Regiment of the Mississippi Infantry of the Confederate army.

Dates: 1862

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Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
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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
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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
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