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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 1374 Collections and/or Records:

Willis A. Babcock Diary,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-129
Abstract

The collection consists of a Babcock's diary from 1864. Entries detail camp life throughout parts of Virginia, the siege at Petersburg, and his experiences with guard, orderly, and police duties. Babcock served with the 10th Regiment, New York Heavy Artillery.

Dates: 1864

Constantine C. Badger Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-104
Abstract

Letter written by physician Con. [Constantine] C. Badger at Nashua [New Hampshire] to his mother regarding his intention to enlist in the 6th New Hampshire Infantry as a nurse, apparently in hopes of later obtaining a position as a steward or surgeon.

Dates: 1864

Joseph J. Baker Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-046
Abstract

Joseph J. Baker's letters discuss the October 1863 Battle at Chickamauga and the 1864 battles at Marietta, Georgia, part of the Atlanta Campaign, including estimates of wounded, killed, and captured soldiers, food resources, and sentiments sent to his family.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

Asa Baldwin Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-079
Abstract

Six letters from Asa Baldwin, a soldier in Company F, 82nd Ohio Infantry during the American Civil War, to his wife; and one letter to Baldwin from his half-sister, R. (Rebecca) F. Baldwin, of Blanchester, Ohio.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

Baldwin Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-033
Abstract

The collection contains the letters of the Baldwin Family of Tazewell County, Virginia, consisting largely of letters from Denison B. Baldwin of the 51st Virginia Infantry and the 23rd Virginia Infantry Battalion to his wife, Sallie Barnes Baldwin..

Dates: 1861 - 1897

Baldwin Family Letters, 1861-1897 (Ms2008-033)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2008-033

John R. Baldwin Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-029
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter from John R. Baldwin, possibly to a wife or girlfriend, writing of his love for her.

Dates: 1865

Baltimore, Maryland, Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-007
Abstract

This collection includes a letter written by "N.R.W." in Baltimore to Dr. Charles H. Moore in Louisiana on January 26, 1860, about his desire to secure a teacher's position in a Southern plantation household.

Dates: 1860

James and Jehu Barnard Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-018
Abstract

The collection contains a letter written by James and Jehu Barnard of Patrick County, Virginia to their parents. Both were members of Company K, 50th Virginia Infantry. Written from camp at Orange Court House, Virginia, March 29th, 1864. Letter shares news of stoppage of furloughs and opinions that a new campaign was in the making.

Dates: 1864

Barnes Family Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-070
Abstract

The collection contains seven letters written to and from members of the Barnes family between 1961 and 1864 and two handwritten poems.

Dates: 1860 - 1864