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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 1384 Collections and/or Records:

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The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings, correspondence, research notes, photocopies of historical documents, and files Bodell compiled while writing her book.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

Henry M. Bond Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-075
Abstract

Letter from Henry M. Bond, of Company B, 45th Massachusetts Infantry (aka 45th Massachusetts Volunteer Militia) during the American Civil War. Bond describes his regiment's recent movements, to Trent, Pollacksville, and Young's; marching through the rain; and his opinion of North Carolina.

Dates: 1863

George W. Bonsall Diaries,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1997-015
Abstract

Resident of Cincinnati, Ohio, and a corporal in the 138th Regiment Ohio National Guard (originally formed as the 2nd Ohio Volunteer Reserve Militia) during the Civil War. Collection consists of two volumes of a manuscript diary, copied in 1865 of entries Bonsall wrote between May 23, 1861 (his 16th birthday) and 1865. The diaries also contain sporatic entries dating through 1878.

Dates: 1861 - 1878

Booth and His Associates, CDV

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-005
Abstract

Small CDV (carte-de-visit) containing photographs of John Wilkes Booth, George Atzerodt, Edmund Spangler, Michael O'Laughlin, Lewis Powell, Samuel Arnold, and David Herold. CDV dates to circa 1865.

Dates: 1865

John Wilkes Booth Being Shot CDV

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-035
Abstract Created in 1865, this CDV depicts John Wilkes Booth being shot on April 26, 1865, and is published by Hacker, Rhode Island, 1865. The drawing shows David Herold being captured outside the barn. On the verso is advertising for "Bicknell's Syrup", a cholera remedy, which contains description of a "purely vegetable" remedy for cholera prepared by Edward Sutton, Providence, Rhode Island, Demas Barnes & Co., as well as a testimony from wholesale dealer Benjamin Hall. Booth (1838-1865)...
Dates: 1865

Thomas Booth Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-063
Abstract

The Thomas Booth Correspondence contains one eight page letter datelined Yorktown 9 June 1861. The letter contains brief descriptions of cavalry scouting activites, camp life, and the citizens on the homefront.

Dates: 1861

S. V. Bosserman Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-008
Abstract

S. V. Bosserman was a cvilian livng in Virginia during the American Civil War. This letter was written by Bosserman and sent to a Miss A. H. Bosserman. Bosserman asks if Miss Bosserman had heard that General "Stonewall" Jackson had been killed, and then goes on from there to write about what was going on in the area where Bosserman was living.

Dates: 1863-05-13

Catherine Bowers Confederate Claim Certificate,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-039
Abstract

This collection includes a claim certificate issued by the Confederate States of America Treasury Department to Catherine Bowers of Staunton, Virginia, awarding her the back pay due to her husband who was killed while serving in the Confederate Army.

Dates: March 25, 1865

Patrick A. Bowmaster Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-037
Scope and Contents Among those papers included in the collection is an edited transcript of the diary of Jasper Hawse (1835-1905), a Civil War soldier born in Hardy County, Virginia. At the beginning of the Civil War Hawse enlisted in the 14th Regiment, Virginia Militia, which became the 7th Virginia Cavalry Regiment in March 1862. In June 1862 the cavalry regiment was reorganized as the 17th Virginia Cavalry Battalion. Hawse also served intermittently as a commissary sergeant in the Confederate...
Dates: 1994 - 1995

James Bozworth Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-058
Abstract

Four letters written by Sergeant James Bozworth (sometimes identified as James Bosworth), of Company D, 17th Connecticut Infantry during the American Civil War, at Camp Sigel, Maryland; Carver Hospital (Washington D.C.); and General Hospital (West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), to Franklin Sherwood of Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Dates: 1862 - 1863