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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 1388 Collections and/or Records:

Richard Henry Adams Diaries

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Ms-1994-013
Scope and Contents

Served as a captain in the 5th Alabama Regiment, Confederate States of America, during the Civil War. Collection contains transcripts of diaries written between April 1862 and February 1865, much of it while as a prisoner of war.

Dates: 1862 - 1865

Clement M. Adkisson Account Book

Identifier: Ms-1940-001

Thi collection contains a ledger from Halifax County, Virginia general mercantile store, with entries listing customer names, together with descriptions of items purchased and dates and prices of purchases.

Dates: 1859 - 1861

Henrie H. Alexander Letter

Identifier: Ms-1960-002
Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter written June 10,1862, from Alexander in Blacksburg, to Captain W. G. Price in Wytheville, Virginia, about a recent skirmish with the Union soldiers at Salt Sulphur Springs, Virginia (now West Virginia).

Dates: 1862

Alexandria and Fairfax Counties [Virginia] Civil War Correspondence

Identifier: Ms-2013-029

The Alexandria and Fairfax Counties [Virginia] Civil War Correspondence collection consists of 19 letters by 17 soldiers, dated between 1861 and 1862. Letters were written by soldiers stationed in and around Alexandria and Fairfax counties and Washington, DC in the first 12-16 months of the Civil War.

Dates: 1861 - 1862

A. M. Allen Letter

Identifier: Ms-2018-008

Letter from Major A.M. Allen to Major J.B. French, written from Columbus, Georgia December 16th, 1863. Letter written by Allen complains that his shipments of corn to Richmond are being slowed by want of transportation.

Dates: 1863

James B. Allen Letter

Identifier: Ms-2018-012

Letter written by James B. Allen to Mother, Nancy Allen in Hanover County, Virginia. Allen's letter, dated August 30, 1863 was written from Orange Court House, Virginia (modern day Orange, Virginia). Allen, a private in Company, I, 15th Virginia Infantry, relates how revivals have been increasing in his regiment and the camp.

Dates: 1863

Allison Family Correspondence,

Identifier: Ms-2011-060

This collection contains four letters from members of the Allison family (John P and James Polk), as well as a surgeon's certificate for William H Allison.

Dates: 1862 - 1864