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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 1431 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Close Letter,

Identifier: Ms-2012-024

The collection consists of a letter from Henry Close to Oliver P. and Hannah Bennett on the 31st of January, 1864.

Dates: 1864

Cochran Family Letters

Identifier: Ms-1992-032

The Cochran Family Letters consist of fourteen letters written in 1860 and 1861 by brothers John H. and Benjamin Franklin ("Frank") Cochran of Augusta County, Virginia.

Dates: 1860 - 1861

Miles Washington Coe Papers

Identifier: Ms-1996-009

Papers (photocopies only) of Miles Washington Coe, a private in Company C, 42nd Indiana Infantry during the American Civil War, including wartime correspondence and documents relating to Coe's military pension.

Dates: 1859 - 1920; Majority of material found within 1862 - 1865

Edwin R. Coghill Collection

Identifier: Ms-2009-058

The collection contains the American Civil War memoir of Sergeant Edwin R. Coghill of Company E ("Caroline Greys"), 30th Virginia Infantry, of the Confederate Army together with a post-war company roster, and a 1970 booklet commemorating a memorial service for General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson at Bethel Baptist Church and containing a transcript of Coghill's memoir.

Dates: ca. 1864-1970

Jacob Cohn Diary

Identifier: Ms-2008-002

The collection contains the American Civil War diary of Jacob Cohn, a soldier in Company A, 54th Pennsylvania Infantry.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

Richard Colburn Diary

Identifier: Ms-2010-010

The collection consists of the American Civil War diary of Richard Colburn, an enlisted Union soldier of the 12th Infantry of the Army of the Potomac. The diary details camp life, daily activities, battles, and Colburn's captivity as a POW beginning in July 1862.

Dates: 1861 - 1863

Adelaide Colcock Papers

Identifier: Ms-2009-020
Abstract The collection contains letters written to Adelaide Colcock from 1863 through c.1870, including five during the American Civil War. Collection includes three letters from her father, William F. Colcock, a prominent lawyer and member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, two letters from her sister Minnie, and one from her cousin Charles Colcock. The first letter from Bubber Charlie states, The Yankees are a very bad people and won't let us...
Dates: 1863-c.1870

Beverly Coleman Videotape

Identifier: Ms-1987-051
Abstract The collection contains a 48 minute videotape of Admiral Beverly Coleman giving a lecture and answering questions on his grandfather Col. John Singleton Mosby (1833-1916), a Confederate partisan commander, born in Powhatan County, Virginia. Another educator provides some information and answers. Mosby was an irregular cavalry officer, and he participated in several prominent battkes and famously led a significant partisan campaign in Northern Virginia throughout the Civil War. After the war,...
Dates: 1970s(?)

Mary Coley Letters

Identifier: Ms-1991-065

Letters addressed to Mary Everit Coley of New Haven, Connecticut, from relatives and friends, focusing on personal activities and news, particularly illnesses and deaths, including the deaths of three infant children of Coley's friend, Isabelle Mercein Fuller.

Dates: 1851 - 1876

Thomas W. Colley Collection,

Identifier: Ms-2003-017

The Thomas W. Colley Collection contains correspondence, financial documents, such as ledgers, receipts, and deeds, temperance society sermons, electoral cards, a Veteran's Meeting minute book, Civil War reminiscences, and a roll for the First Virginia Company D Volunteer Cavalry's wounded and dead for 1861. The majority of the collection dates from 1860 to 1920.

Dates: 1845-1947, 1986; Majority of material found within 1845 - 1947