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Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Emery Washburn Frost Letters

Identifier: Ms-1993-005

Three letters from Emery Washburn Frost, a soldier in the 14th Massachusetts Light Artillery Battery, describing conditions and activities in Petersburg, City Point, and Alexandria, Virginia, at the end of the American Civil War.

Dates: 1865

Letters to W. S. Harris,

Identifier: Ms-2013-065

The collection contains three letters to W. S. Harris, two by John Puller (July and August 1863) and one by D. C. Cahill(?) (April 1863).

Dates: 1863 - 1863

Stephen R. Kelsey Diary and Notes

Identifier: Ms-1990-029

Diary maintained by Stephen R. Kelsey between January and May, 1865, while in New York and Virginia with Battery I, 5th U. S. Artillery, during the American Civil War, with entries discussing the occupation of Petersburg, Virginia, the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the capture of Jefferson Davis. Accompanied by a typescript biographical essay by Ernest Flint Kelsey, Stephen Kelsey's nephew, commenting on his uncle's military service.

Dates: 1865, 1920

William A. Leonard Papers,

Identifier: Ms-2011-106
Abstract The collection includes William A. Leonard's letters home from February-July 1865, as well as his diary from August 1864-April 1865. Leonard served as an ambulance driver in and around the siege at Petersburg, which is the focus of his short diary entries. His early letters focus on war news and rumors, daily life, and news from home. Post-surrender letters emphasize Leonard's experiences while stationed around Washington, DC, daily life (including the growing frustrations of soldiers...
Dates: 1864 - 1865

Letter, William Leonard to Mother, Alexandria Va., May 14, 1865 (Ms2011-106)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2011-106_LeonardWilliam_B1F2_Letter_1865_0514

Letter, William Leonard to Mother, Camp Near Bailey's Crossroads Va., June 10, 1865 (Ms2011-106)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2011-106_LeonardWilliam_B1F3_Letter_1865_0610

Letter, William Leonard to Mother, Camp Near Bailey's Crossroads Va., June 16, 1865 (Ms2011-106)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2011-106_LeonardWilliam_B1F3_Letter_1865_0616

Letter, William Leonard to Mother, Camp Near Patrick Station, February 21, 1865 (Ms2011-106)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2011-106_LeonardWilliam_B1F2_Letter_1865_0221

Letter, William Leonard to Mother, Camp Near Patrick Station Va., February 24, 1865 (Ms2011-106)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2011-106_LeonardWilliam_B1F2_Letter_1865_0224