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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 1390 Collections and/or Records:

L. Campbell Letter

Identifier: Ms-1991-061

Letter from L. Campbell, of Keene, New Hampshire, addressed to Mrs. Corbitt on March 31, 1867, regarding the exhumation, identification, and return of her brother's remains.

Dates: 1867

William Latham Candler Papers

Identifier: Ms-1997-007

The collection consists of fourteen letters, dating from September 8, 1861, to February 15, 1863, from Candler to his uncle Charles [probably maternal uncle Charles Henry Wheelwright]and his brother, John W. Candler of Boston. Candler's letters were written from camps in Maryland and Virginia.

Dates: 1861 - 1863

Caperton Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-1991-034
Abstract Photocopied, typed transcripts of letters written by Mary Eliza Henderson Caperton to her husband George Henry, then serving in the Confederate Army, most written from Whitethorne, in Montgomery County, Virginia, between May and October, 1861, and concentrating on news of the Preston family, relatives, and mutual acquaintainces; fears of a slave rebellion; a fire at Whitethorne; and the deaths of Ann Barraud Taylor Preston and Col. James Francis Preston. Also includes typescript extracts...
Dates: 1861-1862, n.d.

Capture of Fort Fisher

 Collection — Frame 1
Identifier: Art-020

John S. Carbone Manuscript Thesis

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Ms-1999-002
Scope and Contents

Resident of Bristol, Tennessee. Collection consists of a photocopy of "Early Coastal Operations in North Carolina During the Civil War: A Study of Lost Opportunities," Carbone's 1984 senior thesis written in partial fulfillment of a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in History from the College of William and Mary. 

Dates: 1984

Card, Birthday Note to J. [Joe?] H. Hoge from Clara and Harry, February 28, 1945 (Ms1988-047)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1988_047_EllettFamily_birthdaycard_1945_0228

Card, DAR Acceptance Letter to Sue Ellett, January 11, 1911 (Ms1988-047)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1988_047_EllettFamily_DAR_Acceptance_1911_0111

John Newton Carnahan Letters

Identifier: Ms-2009-112

The collection includes Civil War letters from Private John Newton Carnahan of the 54th Virginia Infantry to his wife, Juliette Sophia Calfee Carnahan, and children in Pulaski County, Virginia.

Dates: 1861 - 1862

Henry C. Carpenter Letters,

Identifier: Ms-1996-008

The papers consist of Carpenter's letters written between February 1862 and June 1864 while encamped in parts of Virginia and West Virginia.

Dates: 1862 - 1864

James Carr / Thomas Clark Letters

Identifier: Ms-1990-035

Two letters from James Carr and Thomas Clark, privates in Company G, 56th New York Infantry during the American Civil War, written from near the Chicahominy River, Virginia in June, 1862.

Dates: 1862