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American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Ailstock, Private, 1894

 File — Box 2, Folder: 2

Battle of Olustee

 Item — Box 2: [0000006020], Folder: 16
Scope and Contents Materials including newspaper clippings, an article by Hart about the battle and correspondence concerning the editing process, an article by Hart titled 'Florida in the War between the States,' transcriptions of the 1860 census, a map of the battle, research notes, and information about a centennial reenactment.
Dates: 1910 - 1965

Civil War History (Copies)

 File — Box 1: [0000007742], Folder: 17
Scope and Contents This folder contains copies of documents from the Civil War era about members of the Shields family.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1832 - 1990

Civil War History (Copies)

 File — Box 1: [0000007669], Folder: 18
Scope and Contents This folder contains copied materials relating to the American Civil War, specifially the Confederate States of America and information about its army.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1832 - 1990

Civil War Material

 Item — Box 2: [0000006001], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Material about Civil War commemorative events, a map of Stonewall Jackson's movements, a summary of the Battle of Antietam, a copy of A House Divided: The Civil War Letters of a Virginia Family, by W.G. Bean, a piece about Jefferson Davis, and an extract from 'The Congressional Globe' from January 21, 1861 about seccesion.
Dates: 1910 - 1965

Correspondences, 1864

 File — Box 1: [0000008049], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This folder contains two letters from the American Civil War era, written by the Shields family.
Dates: 1864

Ellen Reily to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-02

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 51
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee comes from Ellen Reily. She asks Lee if he could include her husband in his book on the American Civil War. She includes newspaper clippings, orders, and letters by and about her husband Colonel James Reily.
Dates: 1866-04-02

Eugene Cole Powell, 1840-1920, 1935

Scope and Contents An address, delivered on the occasion of the presentation of a portrait of Dr. Powell to Dinwiddie County, Va., by his grandson, Dr.Richard Powell Carter, class of 1959.
Dates: 1935

Notebook - William Allan's "Memoranda of a Conversation with Robert E. Lee", 1868-02-16 - 1870-02-19

 File — Box 13, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Between February 1868 and February 1870 Washington College professor and former Confederate Ordinance officer, William Allan, had five conversations with college president Robert E. Lee which he manually recorded in this memo book which he titled “Conversations with Gen. R. E. Lee”. Soon after each conversation, Allan described retreating to his office to record the highlights. In 1886, former Washington College Clerk of faculty and Librarian, Edward Clifford "E.C." Gordon shared with Allan,...
Dates: 1868-02-16 - 1870-02-19; 1886-11