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American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

David Ballenger Correspondence

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

David Flavel Jamison papers

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-10
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0056
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence while Jamison was Secretary of War of South Carolina, 1861; scattered letters and papers pertaining to the South Carolina Secession Convention of which he was president, and papers related to his tenure as presiding judge of the military court of Gen. Beauregard's Corps, 1862-1864. Robert Woodward Barnwell and Lawrence Massillon Keitt are among the correspondents.
Dates: Inclusive 1860-1864

David Lawrence Hopkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0279
Scope and Contents The papers of Captain David L. Hopkins, include 12 letters to his wife, Lou, all but one from his post in Lynchburg, Virginia, concerning their Lexington, Virginia farm, food supplies, mutual acquaintances, and occasionally the war, in particular the Battle of Lynchburg as well as several other family letters and Confederate money.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1865

Davidson Family Papers

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-19
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0113
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers of Lexington, Virginia lawyer James D. Davidson and his daughter Mary Davidson and includes some correspondence, manuscript and printed poems of James D.Davidson, clippings, and some miscellaneaous papers from the family. James Davidson's printed and handwritten writings in the collection were compiled for his book "A Curiosity in the Chancery and Rhyme and Prose," (N.D., but likely 1876-81). The collection contains detailed genealogy of the Davidson,...
Dates: 1830 - 1915

Ebenezer Mitchell Walden Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0472
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three letters written by E. M. Walden from various Confederate States of America camps (near Wilmington, NC; Kinston, NC; and Richmond, VA) to his sister. He provides her with updates on CSA military activities and mentions General Sherman's raid in Georgia. The letters are dated June 13, 1863, Dec. 3, 1864, and Jan. 20, 1865.
Dates: Inclusive 1863-1865