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Civil War

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Use this heading for collections related to the American Civil War, including materials created after 1865 that have significant Civil War content. Also use the LCSH heading: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Found in 1385 Collections and/or Records:

10th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry/Confederate Soldier Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-036
Abstract

This collection contains a diary used by a Union and Confederate soldier, both unnamed, through 1864. The Union soldier chronicles his combat experiences during Jubal Early's raid on Washington, D.C., and the opening of Philip Sheridan's Valley campaign in August. The Confederate soldier's entries details activity during Early's push to drive the Union army out of the Valley and concludes with the battle of Opequon or Third Winchester.

Dates: 1864

15th Virginia Infantry History

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-111
Abstract

The collection contain a history of the 15th Virginia Infantry, covering its formation in April 1861 to the spring of 1862, written by enlisted soldier Claybrook Y. Lain. Includes copies of Confederate company records concerning Lain's enlistment, payment, death, and beneficiaries.

Dates: 1861 - 1864

17th Precinct (The Bowery), New York City Police Blotter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-043
Abstract

The collection consists of a police blotter from the 17th Precinct (also known as the Bowery) in New York City, spanning April 27 through July 22, 1861.

Dates: 1861

24th Virginia Infantry Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-037
Abstract

Five documents--including certificates of disability, a furlough pass, and lists of pay and clothing--relating to M. Canada, John R. Hudson, R. Laundrum, Burgess Whitt, and Solomon Wood, all soldiers in Company E, 24th Virginia Infantry during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1863

31st Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Company Roll,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-055
Abstract

The collection contains a single document reporting the roll of the 31st Virginia Infantry, Company E, for May 1862, with a short description of the regiment's activities.

Dates: 1862

37th Virginia Infantry Documents

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-057
Abstract

The collection includes documents relating to the 37th Virginia Infantry, including an invoice for shoes and two receipts for the delivery of deserters.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

41st United States Colored Troops Muster Roll

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-060
Abstract

The collection includes the muster roll of Company A, United States Colored Troops during the Civil War.

Dates: 1865

42nd Virginia Infantry Muster and Descriptive Roll

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-090
Abstract

The collection contains Civil War-era muster and descriptive roll of John W. Dillon, steward in the 42nd Regiment of the Virginia Volunteers. Signed by Dillon and John W. Smith, Assistant Surgeon, 42nd Regiment of the Virginia Volunteers.

Dates: 1861 - 1862

48th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Poll Book

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Ms-1998-021
Scope and Contents Poll-book for an election held on October 11, 1864, noting votes cast by members of Company B, 48th Pennsylvania Infantry, encamped at Pegram's Farm in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, during the Civil War. Book includes a list of men, mostly from Schuylkill, Luzerne, Lebanon, and Berks counties, Pennsylvania, and how many votes were cast for candidates for the national offices of Congress and the county offices of Sheriff, Clerk of Orphan's Court, Coroner, County Commissioner, Director of the...
Dates: 1864

57th Regiment [Virginia] Resolution

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-045