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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 1439 Collections and/or Records:

Alexandria and Fairfax Counties [Virginia] Civil War Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-029
Abstract

The Alexandria and Fairfax Counties [Virginia] Civil War Correspondence consists of 40 letters by 31 soldiers, dated between 1861 and 1862. Letters were written by soldiers stationed in and around Alexandria and Fairfax counties and Washington, D.C., in the first 12-16 months of the American Civil War.

Dates: 1861 - 1862

A. M. Allen Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-008
Abstract

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

Franklin L. Allen Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-107
Abstract

This collection contains a letter from Franklin L. Allen, a soldier in the 34th Ohio Infantry, to his sister.

Dates: 1864-07-08

James B. Allen Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-012
Abstract

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,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-060
Abstract

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

William R. Altizer Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-099
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-037
Abstract

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