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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 1387 Collections and/or Records:

Assault on Fort Sanders

 Collection — Frame 1
Identifier: Art-023

Archibald Atkinson, Jr., Memoir

Identifier: Ms-1994-022

The collection consists of a partial memoir of Atkinson's American Civil War experiences. Atkinson served as a Confederate surgeon for the 10th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, followed by appointments with the 31st Regiment, Virginia Infantry, and the Second Army Corps, Army of Nothern Virginia.

Dates: ca. 1900

Willis A. Babcock Diary

Identifier: Ms-2009-129

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

Identifier: Ms-1989-104

This collection contains a 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, during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1864

Joseph J. Baker Correspondence,

Identifier: Ms-2011-046

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

Identifier: Ms-1988-079

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

Identifier: Ms-2008-033

This collection contains the letters of the Baldwin family of Tazewell County, Virginia. The collection consists largely of American Civil War-era letters of Captain Denison B. Baldwin, an officer in the 51st Virginia Infantry Regiment 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,

Identifier: Ms-2011-029

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

Identifier: Ms-1991-007

Letter written by "N.R.W." in Baltimore, Maryland, on January 7, 1860, and addressed to Dr. Charles H. Moore in Louisiana, expressing his desire to secure a teacher's position in a wealthy Southern household and relaying personal news.

Dates: 1860