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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 1429 Collections and/or Records:

Sephas (Cephas) L. Walton Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1955-001
Abstract

This folder contains eighteen letters and one envelope to and from Sephus (Cephas) L. Walton. These letters are to and from his Mother, Father, Brother, Wife and other relations while he was in the 1st Virginia Battalion, Company A and 42nd Infantry Virginia Regiment, Company B.

Dates: 1861-1865, 1884

Marcus B. Warner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-061
Abstract

This collection contains an 1864 diary, transcript, and photocopied Muster Rolls and a card number list pertaining to Marcus B. Warner, of New York's 184th Volunteer Infantry, Company K, during the American Civil War. The diary details his civilian life as a harness maker and the first portion of his career as a Union soldier stationed in City Point and Petersburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

Henry M. Warren Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-017
Abstract

The collections consists of a letter from Union soldier Henry M. Warren, Private of the 18th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry, to his brother Nathaniel in Massachusetts.

Dates: 1861

Washington Light Guard Records,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-070
Abstract

This collection contains two ledgers from the Washington Light Guard from 1861.

Dates: 1861 - 1861

Reuel W. Waters Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-110
Abstract

The collection consists of one letter from Reuel W. Waters of the 6th Maine Light Artillery to his sister, discussing ammunitions and artillery.

Dates: 1865

John C. Watkins Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-071
Abstract This collection consists of eighteen letters, seventeen of which are by John C. Watkins and three of which are fragments, two by John C. and one by his wife, Harriet (Hattie) Watkins, primarilyl written by American Civil War. All were written to friends and family back home in Lowell, Massachusetts, first, when Watkins served as a private with the Sixth Massachusetts Regiment in Suffolk, Virginia in 1862 and 1863; then while in Washington, DC, from 1864 to 1866; and, lastly, while serving...
Dates: 1862 - 1870

George W. Watson Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-024
Abstract

The George W. Watson Correspondence contains letters from George W. Watson, a private in Company H, 12th New Hampshire Infantry during the American Civil War, written to his family from camps in Virginia and from Point Lookout, Maryland. Also includes a letter from unidentified Union soldier written from Batesville, Arkansas.

Dates: 1862 - 1865

Thomas Watson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-005
Abstract

The collection includes photocopies of typed transcripts of letters of Thomas Watson, a private in Company D, 93rd Illinois Infantry during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1862 - 1866

Max Weber Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-027
Abstract

Letter from Colonel Max Weber (1824-1901), of the 20th New York Infantry during the American Civil War, to Major General Benjamin F. Butler, September 5, 1861, describing the capture of Fort Hatteras, North Carolina, on August 28, by Weber's troops.

Dates: 1861

David A. Weed Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-086
Abstract

This manuscript is a personal history by David A. Weed of the 6th New York Heavy Artillery from his entrence into the American Civil War until the date he mustered out to return home.

Dates: 1865