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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 1373 Collections and/or Records:

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

Joseph Hampton Barnett Medals

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1979-001
Abstract

The Joseph Hampton Barnett Medals contains the Southern Cross of Honor, reunion medals from Florida and Richmond, Virginia, and ribbons from the Grand Camps Confederate Veterans of Virginia reunions.

Dates: 1899 - 1916

William W. Barnett Diary,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-075
Abstract

Diary for the year 1862 by William W. Barnett, a private in the 8th Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps.

Dates: 1862

William H. Barron Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-042
Abstract

The collection contains a Post-Civil War letter written by Private William H. Barron of the U. S. Army Signal Corps. Letter written from Richmond, Virginia to friend, describing visits to local battlefields, boredom in camp, watching the soldiers return to their homes in the North, his hope that Jefferson Davis will hang, and the arrival of Governor Pierpont in Richmond.

Dates: 1865

Ansil T. Bartlett Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-008
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter by Ansil T. Bartlett to his father, dated April 15, 1865.

Dates: 1865

Henry T. Bartlett Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-031
Abstract

Letter of Henry Thurlow Bartlett (1839-1898), formerly a bugler in Companies H and F, 1st Massachusetts Cavalry during the American Civil War and later vice-president of the Cavalry Corps in the Society of the Army of the Potomac (S.A.P.), written to Samuel E. Chamberlain, president of Cavalry Corps, S.A.P., in 1888, urging the nomination of a cavalryman as the next S.A.P. president and describing the importance of cavalry at the Battle of Gettyburg.

Dates: 1888

Battle of Antietam

 Collection — Frame 1
Identifier: Art-006

Battle of Atlanta

 Collection — Frame 1
Identifier: Art-011