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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 1392 Collections and/or Records:

R. Baxter Brown Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-043
Abstract

The collection contains the Civil War Diary of R. Baxter Brown, lieutenant in Company I, 11th New Hampshire Infantry.

Dates: 1864

Washington Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-011
Abstract The Washington Brown Papers contains letters and other papers associated with Washington Brown, captain in the 145th Pennsylvania Infantry who died of wounds received at the Battle of Fredericksburg during the American Civil War. Includes manuscript copy of a memoir of Brown and correspondence between Brown and his family in Erie, Pennsylvania. Also includes letters between Brown's father, Conrad Brown, and members of the 145th Pennsylvania following Washington Brown's death, and a...
Dates: 1861 - 1869

Brunswick County (Va.) Lists of Indigent Soldiers' Families

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-072
Abstract

Five lists of destitute soldiers and families of soldiers living in Buckingham County, Virginia, during the American Civil War, providing names and descriptive data on the families to be provided public assistance.

Dates: 1864, n.d.

R. Buckley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-042
Abstract

Letter from Union Army Captain R. Buckley, written to wife and mother from Rock Island, Illinois, where Buckley's regiment was engaged in guarding prisoners at a prisoner-of-war camp.

Dates: 1864

William Burgess Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-050
Abstract

Letter from William Burgess, formerly a lieutenant in Company D, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves Regiment (aka 35th Pennsylvania Infantry), written on August 24, 1886, to General William D. Dixon discussing details of the Battle of Dranesville (Virginia) and the actions of General Edward Ord in that engagement.

Dates: 1886

Henry L. Burnell Diary,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-036
Abstract

The collection contains the diary of Private Henry L. Burnell, Co. "I," 8th Maine Volunteer Infantry, 1859 - 1865. Burnell served in the Union Army from September 7, 1861 until July 22, 1865.

Dates: 1859 - 1865; 1859 - 1865

Thomas Morris Burns Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2000-087
Abstract

Letters written to family members by Thomas Morris Burns of Richmond, Ohio, a private in Company G, 52nd Ohio Infantry during the American Civil War. Also contains two photographs of Burns and a letter from John B. McCarel, also of the 52nd Ohio, to Burns' father.

Dates: 1862 - 1896; Majority of material found within ( dates 1862-1865)

William S. Burns Reminiscences,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-094
Abstract

Civil War reminiscences of William S. Burns, captain in the 4th Missouri Cavalry, clipped from an unidentified newspaper and pasted into a scrapbook.

Dates: [1887?]

Burrows Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-007
Abstract

The collection contains the letters of the Palmer L. and Sophronia M. Shaw Burrows family of Delaware County, New York, including Civil War correspondence of Palmer L. Burrows (144th New York Infantry) and his sons S. Worcester Burrows (27th New York Infantry and 1st New York Veteran Cavalry) and Linus P. Burrows (1st New York Veteran Cavalry) and others.

Dates: 1861 - 1891

Burrows Family Letters, 1861-1891 (Ms2008-007)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2008-007