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Civil War

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 1431 Collections and/or Records:

Battles of the Crater and of June 22nd

 Collection — Frame 1
Identifier: Art-178
Scope and Contents

VTF but no number; map

Dates: 1864

George Bauer Letter

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Ms-1993-022
Scope and Content

Union soldier during the Civil War, writing from Spotsylvania Courthouse on May 20, 1864, to his daughter, about the many battles he had fought in and the presence of the Confederates in the immediate area. Bauer was a native German speaker and the English in his letter is heavily Germanized (ex. shuding duks for shooting ducks). Bauer was killed two months later in the Battle of Monocacy. Transcript available. Collection also includes a daguerreotype of an identified man.

Dates: 1864

L. Baugh Letter

Identifier: Ms-2008-091

The collection contains a handwritten letter of 1863 from L. Baugh of Abingdon, Virginia, discussing the sale of a property. The recipient of the letter, Mr. J. G. Wood, wishes to rent, not buy, Baugh's property.

Dates: 1863

Baughman Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-2018-031

The Baughman Family Papers contain correspondence between members of the Baughman family of Richmond, Virginia, as well as with friends, written from 1837 to 1957 (bulk, 1837-1907). The second part of the collection is family papers from about 1859 to the 1940s. This includes military documents, estate papers, legal documents, Confederate society papers, poetry, and photographs.

Dates: 1837-1968, n.d.

Greer and Emilius Baughman Civil War Letters

Identifier: Ms-2018-036

The collection consists of seven letters written by brothers and Confederate soldiers, Greer and Emilius Baughman from locations in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and the trenches around Petersburg, Virginia. Letters were written to family back home in Richmond between 1862 and 1865.

Dates: 1862 - 1865

Greer and Emilius Baughman Civil War Letters to Mary Jane Baughman

Identifier: Ms-2018-037

The collection contains two letters written by brothers and Confederate soldiers Greer and Emilius Baughman. The letters were written April 5, 1862, by Greer and July 26, 1863, by Emilius. Both letters were written to their mother, Mary Jane Greer Baughman, at home in Richmond.

Dates: 1862 - 1863

Minnie A. Baughman Commonplace Book

Identifier: Ms-2018-038

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

Bauserman Family Letters

Identifier: Ms-2010-016

The collection includes three letters from Confederate Privates Raphael C. and Erasmus Bauserman of Virginia's 12th Cavalry, Company K, to their family during the American Civil War. Dated from 1861 to 1864, the letters are addressed to their mother, sisters, and other brothers. They discuss their unit's health, company rations, fighting, and horses.

Dates: 1861 - 1865

William Smith Hanger Baylor Correspondence

Identifier: Ms-1985-002

The William Smith Hanger Baylor Correspondence contains three letters written during the American Civil War: two letters from Baylor to his wife (April 22 and August 18, 1862) and a letter from Edward P. Walton to Mrs. Baylor written after Baylor's death (October 1, 1862).

Dates: 1862