Found in 1429 Collections and/or Records:
The Junius Woodward Letter consists of a letter from Woodward to "dear friend" (also identified in the letter as "Miss Jennie"). Written at Petersburg, Virginia, on November 29, 1863, Woodward describes his free time activities, experiences with local farmers, and foraging for fruits.
The James E. Wray Civil War Letter comprises a letter written by Wray in Winchester, Virginia, to his sister on July 11, 1861. Wray discusses his health and the question of where his Confederate regiment will go next with Union troops approaching Winchester.
This collection contains a diary written by Frederick Wrede, who served in the Union Army at the beginning of the American Civil War. The first eighteen pages of the diary were written while Wrede was still a soldier. The rest of the diary documents Wrede's transition back to civilian life.
The Russell F. Wright Letter is from Wright to Euphermia O. Gillet on September 25th, 1864, during the American Civil War. The letter contains information about Confederate General Wade Hampton's Beefsteak Raid while Wright was with the 148th Regiment of the New York Infantry in the Union Army, at City Point, Virginia. Wright was killed in action at Fair Oaks, Virignia, on October 27, 1864.
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.
The collection contains one Confederate subsistence order for Joseph Ferdinand Kent, Commander of the Wythe County Home Guards.
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.
The Yancey Family Papers contains correspondence between members of the Yancey and Everett families, accounts, receipts, the will of Christopher Taliaferro, and a facsimile Confederate Ten Dollar note. The material dates from 1808 to 1912.
The collection contains fifteen American Civil War letters from William H. Yeaman, a Confederate soldier in 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.