Found in 1384 Collections and/or Records:
Letter attributed to Alexander H. Davidson of Indianapolis, written to an unidentified brother (probably James Dorman Davidson of Lexington, Virginia) on December 14, 1861, requesting assistance in getting Alexander's son Preston admitted to Virginia Military Institute as a non-cadet student, with the waiver of fees.
Letter attributed to Charles Baker Davidson, written from Evansville [Indiana] to an unidentified brother (probably James Dorman Davidson of Lexington, Virginia) on December 24, 1861, and commenting upon communications via mail between the war's lines, his future prospects, and personal news. Appended is a brief note from J. W. Hughes of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, written on January 21, 1862, noting his receipt of the letter and promising to forward any future mail that he receives.
This collection contains a July 25, 1886 letter penned by Varina Anne Davis on behalf of her father, Jefferson Davis, to James H. Lane, former confederate general and former VAMC Commandant of Cadets. The letter is in response to a previous letter from Lane asking Jefferson Davis for a recommendation. This letter informs Lane that Davis' recommendation won't carry the same weight as it might have once had.
The collection consists of signed Confederate States of America pass for R. (Robert?) J. Davis, dated May 9, 1862.
The collection contains a typescript draft of John Harper Dawson's Wildcat Cavalry: a Synoptic History of the Seventeenth Virginia Cavalry Regiment of the Jenkins-McCausland Brigade in the War Between the States (published by Morningside House in 1982).
The collection contains the Diary of Otis Dean, a private in Company E, 56th Massachusetts Infantry during the Civil War.
The collection includes a letter from F. B. Deane, Jr. of Deane & Son Foundry, Lynchburg, November 23, 1864. The letter requests permission from Brigadier General John Echols to transport pork to Dublin and Abingdon, VA.