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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 1390 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Worcester Burrows Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-038
Abstract

The collection contains a Civil War letter of Samuel Worcester Burrows, a private in Company C, New York Infantry.

Dates: 1862

Charles H. Bushee Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-055
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1863

Benjamin Franklin Butler Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-060
Abstract

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.

Dates: [1865?]

F. Calkins Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-045
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1863

John Patrick Callaghan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-065
Abstract

The collection contains two volumes of Harper's Weekly publications from 1863 and 1864, including several Winslow Homer woodcuts and Thomas Nast cartoons.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

Camp of the 11th New York Battery Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-068
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1864

Camp Sedgwick, Virginia, Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-073
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1863

Campbell County, Virginia, C. S. A., 1864 (reproduction),

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0435
Scope and Contents

1864 map of Campbell County created by the Confederate Engineers Bureau (1982 reproduction from the Virginia Historical Society).

Dates: 1982 - 1982

John P. E. Campbell Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-056
Abstract

Letter from John P. E. Campbell (50th Regiment, Virginia Infantry) to his wife, April 13, 1863.

Dates: 1863