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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:

Battle of Stone River

 Collection — Frame 1
Identifier: Art-022

Battle of the Wilderness

 Collection — Frame 1
Identifier: Art-005

Battle of the Wilderness Narrative

Identifier: Ms-2010-037

The collection consists of a partial description written by an unknown author of a Union soldier's experience during the first four days of the Wilderness campaign of May 1864 during the American Civil War.

Dates: n.d.

Battle of Williamsburg

 Collection — Frame 1
Identifier: Art-027

Battles of the Crater and of June 22nd

 Collection — Frame 1
Identifier: Art-178
Scope and Contents

VTF but no number; map

Dates: 1864

George Bauer Letter

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Ms-1993-022
Scope and Content

Union soldier during the Civil War, writing from Spotsylvania Courthouse on May 20, 1864, to his daughter, about the many battles he had fought in and the presence of the Confederates in the immediate area. Bauer was a native German speaker and the English in his letter is heavily Germanized (ex. shuding duks for shooting ducks). Bauer was killed two months later in the Battle of Monocacy. Transcript available. Collection also includes a daguerreotype of an identified man.

Dates: 1864

L. Baugh Letter

Identifier: Ms-2008-091

The collection contains a handwritten letter of 1863 from L. Baugh of Abingdon, Virginia, discussing the sale of a property. The recipient of the letter, Mr. J. G. Wood, wishes to rent, not buy, Baugh's property.

Dates: 1863

Baughman Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-2018-031

The Baughman Family Papers contain correspondence between members of the Baughman family of Richmond, Virginia, as well as with friends, written from 1837 to 1957 (bulk, 1837-1907). The second part of the collection is family papers from about 1859 to the 1940s. This includes military documents, estate papers, legal documents, Confederate society papers, poetry, and photographs.

Dates: 1837-1968, n.d.

Greer and Emilius Baughman Civil War Letters

Identifier: Ms-2018-036

The collection consists of seven letters written by brothers and Confederate soldiers, Greer and Emilius Baughman from locations in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and the trenches around Petersburg, Virginia. Letters were written to family back home in Richmond between 1862 and 1865.

Dates: 1862 - 1865

Greer and Emilius Baughman Civil War Letters to Mary Jane Baughman

Identifier: Ms-2018-037

The collection contains two letters written by brothers and Confederate soldiers Greer and Emilius Baughman. The letters were written April 5, 1862, by Greer and July 26, 1863, by Emilius. Both letters were written to their mother, Mary Jane Greer Baughman, at home in Richmond.

Dates: 1862 - 1863