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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 1431 Collections and/or Records:

Civil War Homefront Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-079
Abstract

Letter from "A. [L.?]" to "My Dear Husband," written during the American Civil War, regarding the recent theft of one of their hogs and the capture and whipping of two suspected thieves by the patrol.

Dates: 1863

Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-021
Abstract

The collection contains a letter written to the editor of a newspaper, Major Harper, by Maria S. encouraging ladies of Raymond and vicinity to contribute to efforts to sew undergarments, stockings, and mattresses for soldiers serving in the American Civil War. Also includes coversheet which has West Point April 20, 1863 written on it.

Dates: 1863

Civil War Pictorial Envelope

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-088
Abstract

The collection contains an American Civil War period envelope with lithograph of Union soldiers on horseback fending off Confederate soldiers on foot. It was published by Charles Magnus of New York.

Dates: c.1861-1865

Civil War Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1993-019
Abstract

Scrapbook memorializing the American Civil War, largely with clippings from unidentified newspapers, collected between 1870 and 1916, relating to the war's battles and personalities, particularly Robert E. Lee.

Dates: 1864 - 1916

Civil War Small Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-2003-014
Abstract

This contains a collection of small (1- to 2-folder) manuscripts related to various aspects of the American Civil War and obtained from various sources.

Dates: 1861 - 1996

Civil War Union Soldier's Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-081
Abstract

Four letters from a Union soldier identified only as "Isaac," written to his parents from various points in Virginia, during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1862 - 1863

Clendening Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-067
Abstract

Five letters relating to Abram Clendening, a private in the 5th Independent Company, Ohio Sharpshooters during the American Civil War, including a letter from Clendening, explaining his reasons for enlisting; and letters from comrades and officials regarding his death, the disposition of his personal effects and money, and the location of his grave. Also includes a letter from Boyd Clendening, serving on guard duty in Company K, 128th Ohio Infantry at Johnson's Island, Ohio.

Dates: 1863 - 1867

Alva Cleveland Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-113
Abstract

The collection contains the diary of Alva Cleveland, a 57-year-old soldier who served as an orderly with the 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry. The diary covers March to July 1862 while Cleveland's regiment was stationed around Nashville, Tennessee, and in northern Alabama.

Dates: 1862

Allen J. Clifton Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-072
Abstract

Two letters from Allen J. Clifton, a private in Company B, 51st Pennsylvania Infantry during the American Civil War, written from Camp Convalescent, Virginia to his sister and brother regarding his desire to be home and the difficulty in obtaining a medical discharge.

Dates: 1863