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American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Civil War History (Copies)

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 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

J. C. Parks to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-04

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 57
Scope and Contents

This letter by J. C. Parks is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Parks asks Lee if he and "Mr. Frazier" may be the publishers of Lee's proposed American Civil War. As part of theri proposal, they would liberally compensate Lee and offer half of the profits to widows and orphans of fallen Confederate soldiers. They list Casper Bell, John Bullock Clark, and John Heagan as references.

Dates: 1866-05-04

Jefferson Davis Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0011
Scope and Contents This collection includes four telegrams and one letter, 1862-1865, from Davis to C.S.A. Generals Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. Johnston, and Robert E. Lee and Col. William Preston Johnston concerning conduct of the war; nine letters, 1867-1882, from Davis to General William Nelson Pendleton, the majority discussing the preparation of Davis' book, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government; one letter dated Feb. 4, 1887 from Davis to Mrs. Mary Meredith refusing assistance from Texas friends;...
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1887

John A. McCreary Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0217
Scope and Contents

This letter was written from John McCreary to his mother on January 26, 1865 while he was serving in the Confederate States of America Army. It was written from Camp Ferguson's Brigade, Sandersville, Washington County, Georgia.

Dates: 1865

Simon Bolivar Buckner to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-05

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 58
Scope and Contents

This letter by Simon Bolivar Buckner is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Buckner introduces a student of Washington College he knows, J. Esten Cooke, Jr. Buckner also tells Lee that he is currently in New Orleans working as an editor for a paper.

Dates: 1866-05-05

Small engraving of General John B. Floyd

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0118
Content Description

A carte de visite sized engraving of General John B. Floyd in uniform by engraver 'Chas. Magnus, 12 Frankfort St, NY.' The image of Floyd is bordered by a decorative red oval. It resembles a trading card. Floyd was 31st governor of Virginia and a Confederate general in the American Civil War.

Dates: Majority of material found within Approximate