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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 1391 Collections and/or Records:

William R. Altizer Letter,

Identifier: Ms-2011-099

The collection includes a letter by William Altizer to Virginia Governor Letcher in 1862, requesting to be detailed as a blacksmith in his home town.

Dates: 1862

Joseph R. Anderson Letters

Identifier: Ms-2023-037

The Joseph R. Anderson Letters contain correspondence to Dr. Francis T. Stribling, the head of the Western Lunatic Asylum in Staunton, Virginia for bedposts, and James T. Ames Esq., the agent for Ames Manufacturing Company in Chicopee, Massachusetts regarding orders.

Dates: 1860 - 1861

Andrew Given Family Correspondence

Identifier: Ms-2019-035

The Andrew Given Family Correspondence contains 41 letters by Private Andrew Given written to his wife, Eliza F. Given. The letters cover Given’s military service in Virginia from June 1861 until just before his desertion from the army in September 1862. In addition, there are family letters from 1864-1884.

Dates: 1859 - 1886

N. S. Andrews Letter

Identifier: Ms-1989-041

The collection contains a single letter from N. S. Andrews to his father, while Andrews was station in Washington, D. C., during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1864

L. C. Angle, Jr., Collection

Identifier: Ms-2001-043
Abstract This collection consists largely of materials related to the history of the Civil War in Virginia, particularly - but not limited to - copies and transcripts of Civil War letters, personal papers, and manuscripts. The collection also contains Civil War and post Civil War-related printed materials and memorabilia. Includes "Reminiscence of the Years 1861-1865" by Frank S. Robertson, "Battle of Brandy Station or Fleetwood" author unknown, "Robert Edwin Miles of the...
Dates: c.1860-2001

Application, DAR Membership, [190?] (Ms1988-047)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1988_047_EllettFamily_DAR_MembershipApplication_190x_002_

Application, DAR Membership, [191?] (Ms1988-047)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1988_047_EllettFamily_DAR_MembershipApplication_191x_001_

Edward H. Armstrong Letter,

Identifier: Ms-2015-052

The collection consists of a letter from Edward H. Armstrong, written near Fredericksburg, Virginia, February 3, 1863.

Dates: 1863 - 1863