The American Civil War

Title

The American Civil War

Identifier

AmericanCivilWar

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Ms1993_022_BauerGeorge_1864_0520a.jpg

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…
Ms1960_002_AlexanderHenrie_1862_0610a.jpg

Henrie H. Alexander was Blacksburg, Virginia, resident. In 1861, he mustered in as a 1st Sergeant with Company C, 4th Regiment, Virginia Infantry. He…
Ms2012_008_BartlettAnsil_1865_0415a.jpg

The collection consists of a letter by Ansil T. Bartlett to his father, dated April 15, 1865. Written from Camp Farmville, Virginia, the letter…
Ms2010-013_HarbinNancy_Letter_1862_1017a.jpg

The collection consists of a letter written by Nancy B. Harbin to her sons, Jack and John Harbin. The letter details a mother's concern for the…
Ms2012-025_BrownMima_Letter_1863_1108a.jpg

The collection consists of a letter written by "Mima Brown" from Pulaski, Virginia to her brother Pvt. James H. Farmer on November 8, 1863. Brown…
Ms2009_048_001.jpg

Elizabeth Hughes claim for damages done to her home by unidentified Confederate forces in 1862. The claim is dated 1868, and details the loss of…
Ms2008-028_LeeAnna_Letter_1861_1217.jpg

This collection contains a letter of invitation from Anna Lee to Confederate General P. G. T. Beauregard of the Confederate Army to attend a country…
Ms1987_028_Tarr_GHorace_1863_0504a.jpg

The G. Horace Tarr Letter is dated May 4, 1863, giving a detailed eye-witness account of the Battle of Chancellorsville. G. Horace Tarr was a union…
Ms2013_060_TippettWilliam_1864_0317a.jpg

The collection consists of a single letter from Sgt William S. Tippett to his wife, Maggie. Written from a parole camp in Annapolis, Maryland, the…
Ms2012_014_DerrickClarenceLetter_1865_0617a.jpg

The collection consists of a single letter from Lt. Colonel Clarence Derrick (1837-1907), 23rd Battalion, Virginia Infantry, to President Andrew…
Ms2012_071_CoxIsaac_1862_0629.jpg

A letter from Isaac Cox to his wife (probably in Saltville), written in Tazewell County, Virginia, June 29, 1862. Cox writes of marching to Princeton…

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