Found in 1390 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains a Civil War letter of Samuel Worcester Burrows, a private in Company C, New York Infantry.
The collection includes the diary of Charles H. Bushee, Company E, 112the Regiment, New York Infantry, 1863. Includes entries on actions of the 112th Regiment in and around Norfolk and Suffolk, Virginia, and Charleston, South Carolina.
Handwritten book-length draft manuscript providing a very critical view of the military leadership and personal character of General Ulysses S. Grant. Attributed to Benjamin Butler, though evidence suggests a different author, possibly former Union Army Brigadier General Gustave Paul Cluseret.
Letter from F. Calkins, serving in Company B, 2nd Massachusetts Heavy Artillery during the American Civil War, written to "Dear Friend" from Newberne, North Carolina, on September 10, 1863.
Call to Arms, to all the men of Montgomery and Roanoke to help repel the enemy. Signed: Col. Robert Preston, Solitude, May 13, 1863 (Ms1992-003)
The collection contains two volumes of Harper's Weekly publications from 1863 and 1864, including several Winslow Homer woodcuts and Thomas Nast cartoons.
Letter from an unknown Civil War soldier, writing from the camp of the 11th New York Battery on February 9, 1864, to "Dear Hattie," replying to her response to a "lonely hearts" advertisement recently placed by the soldier, and admitting that he had embellished his description to attract interest.
Letter from a Union soldier during the American Civil War, written from Camp Sedgwick, [Virginia], on December 26, 1863, regarding the bounty and furlough promised to those who reenlist and his efforts to pass the time while in winter camp.
1864 map of Campbell County created by the Confederate Engineers Bureau (1982 reproduction from the Virginia Historical Society).
Letter from John P. E. Campbell (50th Regiment, Virginia Infantry) to his wife, April 13, 1863.