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American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Lincoln Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0549
Scope and Contents Collection contains photographs, pamphlets, newspapers, cigar box labels (lithographs), cartes des visites, postcard, etc about Abraham Lincoln.
Dates: Inclusive 1860-1965

Alexander Sterrett Paxton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0372
Scope and Contents This collection consiste of Alexander Sterrett Paxton's journals in six volumes (484 p.)during the American Civil War. They cover his service as a member of the 4th Virginia Infantry of the Stonewall Brigade, including his role as a Commissary Sergeant of the regiment. Journal entries explore the war experiences of a Confederate foot soldier and include: his insights into motives for war; observations and descriptions of ranking officers, fellow soldiers, friends and family; detailed accounts...
Dates: Inclusive 1858-1959; Majority of material found within Bulk 1861-1865

American Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0074
Scope and Contents This collection contains approximately 90 miscellaneous items connected with the government and people of the Confederate States of America, including correspondence, official orders, almanacs, bonds, paper money, sheet music, memorabilia, and clippings.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1865

August Forsberg's Civil War Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0109
Scope and Contents This collection is an American Civil War memoir, c.1870?, of August Forsberg, which includes accounts of Confederate fortifications, marches and battles, and his life in a Union prisoner of war camp in Fort Delaware.
Dates: 1870

Blain Family Papers

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-7
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0066
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of the Blain family of Albemarle County and Williamsburg, Virginia, including the Civil War period diary (1861-63) of school teacher Mary Randolph Blain. The diary, written near the York River in Gloucester County, Va. provides a picture of civilian life both in that area and in Williamsburg, Va. where her parents lived during the period. Also included are two letters written from Randolph Harrison Blain, brother of the diarist and a member of the...
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1905; Majority of material found within Bulk 1861-1864

Cabinet Cards of Robert E. Lee, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, and other Confederate States of America generals

 Collection — Folder 0011: [0000005910]
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0011
Scope and Contents This collection contains two cabinet card photographs, one of the 1869 painting by Everett B. D. Julio, titled 'The Last Meeting,' of Confederate States of America generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson on their war horses at Chancellorsville, Virginia in 1863 and a highly retouched fictional compilation of the 'President and Generals of the CSA' by photographer D.H. Anderson. The Andrson photograph has Lee on his horse Traveller in the foreground. The images were inscibed and...
Dates: Unknown

Charles Manson Crutchfield Collection of Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0088
Scope and Contents Includes 82 items collected by Charles Manson Crutchfield, including 38 photographs some of which are of Confederate generals and were taken by Michael Miley, postcards and printed materials, most of which concern Washington and Lee University and the surrounding city of Lexington, Virginia during the 1880's
Dates: Inclusive 1882-1914; Majority of material found within Bulk 1880-1889

Copy of an ambrotype photograph of George Lewis Dull

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0110
Content Description Two modern print copies of an ambrotype of George Lewis Dull in his Confederate uniform. The original photograph was taken by Richmond, Va. photographer Charles Rees
Dates: Majority of material found within Creation of the ambrotype

Cornelia Peake McDonald Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0264
Scope and Contents This collection is a handwritten copy by Cornelia Peake McDonald of her 'A diary with reminiscences of the war', from March 1861-1865.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1865

David Ballenger Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0531
Scope and Contents Typescripts of letters from and to Ballenger.
Dates: Inclusive 1858-1888