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American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Winnie Davis Chapter Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0205
Scope and Contents This minute book of the Winnie Davis Chapter dates from 1938 to 1951 and includes a group photo dated 1937. It also includes four pages of notes concerning the history of the Buena Vista Chapter.
Dates: Inclusive 1938-1951

Wartime Correspondence with Elizabeth, 1861

 File — Box 1: [0000004834], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Elisha Franklin Paxton Papers are comprised primarily of the personal correspondences, business and military papers of Elisha F. Paxton between 1845 and 1863. The core of the personal letters are written from Paxton to his wife Elizabeth White Paxton during their courtship in the 1850s and during the American Civil War, 1861-1863, while he served as an officer in the Confederate States Army’s 27th Virginia Infantry, a member of the staff of General Stonewall Jackson, and general in command...
Dates: 1861

Welsh Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0203
Scope and Contents This collection is primarily general family correspondence including Civil War letters (dated 1862-1864) from John P. Welsh, a Confederate infantry officer, and James L. Welsh. There are also 34 family letters on microfilm, 12 of which were written by John P. Welsh during his confinement in a Federal prison.
Dates: Inclusive 1817-1886

William George McDowell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0076
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscript and typecript sketches of 41 Washington and Lee Alumni who served in the American Civil War. The materials were compiled for a proposed memorial volume which was never completed. Included are letters to McDowell from veterans, descendants of veterans, and associates answering his request for information.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1914

William H. Davis Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0276
Scope and Contents The collection contains transcripts and copies of William H. Davis's letters home to his wife Millie, from Monterey, Petersburg, and other Confederate army posts in Virginia. The material is a record of a common, unlettered man pouring out his homesickness to his wife.
Dates: 1861

William L. Jackson Special Order

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0439
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy of a special order issued by General William L. Jackson on September 14th, 1862. The document gives orders to attack the ground occupied by the enemy.
Dates: 1862-09-14

William Lyne Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0029
Scope and Contents Includes letters from the American Civil War period; correspondence of Wilson while he was Congressman from West Virginia, Postmaster General under Cleveland, and President of Washington and Lee University; 3 bound, indexed volumes (not orginals) of Wilson's official correspondence as Postmaster General; 6 diaries; miscellaneous papers and printed speeches; 38 letters from the University of West Virginia collection (microfilm); photograph; correspondence with Isidor Straus concerning politics...
Dates: Inclusive 1852-1980

William P. Parker Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0457
Scope and Contents In this diary Parker writes from Tennessee about his experiences as a soldier during the American Civil War. A list of captains and members of certain companies is recorded in the front of the diary.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1862

William Poindexter Moore, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0026
Scope and Contents This collection contains 20 letters dated 1791-1913. A letter by John Bowyer Brockenbrough written during the American Civil War details living conditions, foraging expeditions, and the Battle of Fredericksburg. A later letter discuss activities held at Washington and Lee University honoring his father John Brockenbrough. Other highlights include letters to and from Andrew Moore, a typescript of a personal reminiscence on the American Civil War General Samuel McDowell Moore, a copy of the...
Dates: Inclusive 1791-1913