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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 1374 Collections and/or Records:

James M. Wysor Letter,

Identifier: Ms-2013-035

The collections contains a letter, dated June 15, 1864, from James M. Wysor to his mother. While stationed at Kennesaw Mountain, James Wysor, a soldier in the 54th Virginia Infantry writes about picket and military activities and actions, rations, and deserters.

Dates: 1864 - 1864

Wythe County, Office of Subsistence Order,

Identifier: Ms-2011-107

The collection contains one Confederate subsistence order for Joseph Ferdinand Kent, Commander of the Wythe County Home Guards.

Dates: 1864

Wythe County, Virginia, Soldier Benefit Receipts,

Identifier: Ms-2011-028

The collection contains four receipts from Wythe County [Virginia] Court for funds paid to the families of 3 soldiers: William Ayers, Andrew Aker, and Wiliam Landers.

Dates: 1863 - 1863

Willam H. Yeaman Papers,

Identifier: Ms-2010-034

The collection contains fifteen letters from William H. Yeaman, Company A, 38th Virginia Infantry, Armistead's Brigade, Pickett's Division, Army of Northern Virginia, to his father and brother at home. Primarily contains battle description, depictions of soldier life, and inquiries of home life.

Dates: 1862-1863, n.d.