American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:
Jefferson Davis Papers
John A. McCreary Correspondence
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.
John Archibald Campbell Papers
John C. Breckinridge to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-29
Breckinridge introduces to Robert E. Lee three brothers, William, James, and Edward Carson, who are attending or en route to Washington College from Louisiana and asks that Lee be attentive to their well being. He also mentions Lee's proposed book on the Civil War campaigns of Virginia but that while he has no reports he'd be happy to write about any actions of which he had a part.
John DeHart Ross Papers
John H. D. McGill Diary
John H. D. McGill Diary
John Jay Stevens Diaries
John Lewis Papers
John M. Godown Papers
Included in the papers are diaries, letters, and 25 photographs; also included are letters of several generals and high ranking officers of the American Civil War; Godown's diary is dated 1853-1861; his letters are dated 1861-1865; General Henry Lawton's letters are dated 1886-1899; and the family photographs are dated 1873-1935.
John Newton Lyle unpublished typescripts
This collection is a narrative written by John Newton Lyle, who was a member of the Liberty Hall Volunteers and Stonewall Jackson Brigade during the American Civil War. Includes 'Sketches found in a Confederate veterans's desk' (1913) and an undated supplement 'Stonewall Jackson's Guard'.
John T. Adkisson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-08
Adkisson, who had attended Dolbear Commercial College in New Orleans, La., inquires about continuing his education at Washington College and offers a plan for how he may be able to afford it. He notes that he served in a Texas Brigade during the American Civil War.
John Thomas Gregory Collection
This collection contains biographical information and correspondence about John Thomas Gregory, of the 3rd Arkansas Infantry, Confederate States America, who was credited with saving Robert E. Lee's life at the Battle of the Wilderness in 1864.
John White Brockenbrough Papers
This collection contains two of John Brockenbrough's personal correspondences, a letter of resignation from Washington and Lee University, and a bank receipt from the Bank of Lexington. One of the personal correspondences contains information about military movements in Virginia during the American Civil War.
Joseph Eggleston Johnston Papers
Includes Johnston's Order No. 18, April 27, 1865, to his troops after his surrender to Gen. William T. Sherman; a letter, Jan. 24, 1884, from Johnston to [James F. Rogers?] concerning some letters from Gen. R. E. Lee; autographed photograph of Johnston.
Joseph Fauber Shaner Correspondence
The collection consists mainly of photocopies of American Civil War letters written to and from Joseph Shaner and his family. It also includes a portion of Shaner's 1862 diary, his service records, one photograph, obituaries, history, reminiscences, and genealogies (1754-1978) pertaining to the Shaner family and other Rockbridge County families.
Joseph Martin Letter
This collectin is a photocopy of a letter written by Joseph Martin informing a friend that the friend's son was killed during a military engagement at William Mann's mill. The letter was written from Fort Young. There is also a typed transcription of the letter.
Jubal Anderson Early to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-15
Jubal Early recounts his participation in battles of the American Civil War and describes his experience living in Mexico since the Confederate surrender and his planned move to Canada.
The original envelope is included with this letter.
Julia Wise letter
This letter from Julia Wise to her aunt describes people and conditions during an early part of the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi during the American Civil War. Among the individuals named in the letter are: Sophranna Ross, Joel Wise, Andrew Currie, Albert Currie and Martin Fortner. A photocopy and transcription of the letter are housed with the item.
L. A. Harper Correspondence
This collection contains the correspondence of Harper and his wife while he was stationed at James Island, South Carolina during the siege of Charleston and later during the Virginia campaigns of 1864. Topics include camp life, Harper's court-martial, domestic affairs, sanitary conditions, and supplies. The collection also includes muster rolls, other documents, and typed copies of the correspondence.
Lee-Jackson Foundation Collection
Lee Monument Association Collection
This collection contains a copy of 'Organization of the Lee Monument Association, and the Association of the Army of Northern Virginia, Richmond, Va., Nov. 3rd and 4th, 1870'. A second copy is cataloged under E547 .L47 in Special Collections Rare. The printed invitation to the unveiling of the Robert E. Lee statue on May 29, 1890 in Richmond, VA is also included, in two pieces.
Lee: The Background of a Great Decision. August 1865, 1934
An address by President Gaines to the officers and directors of The Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation.
"Liberty Hall Volunteers" Orderly Book
M. H. Achord American Civil War Reminiscences Collection
Collection contains mainly correspondence about American civil war historical matters as well as a typed copy of a muster roll of the Colyell Guards (Company G., 9th Louisiana Infantry, Livingston Parrish), which were commanded by Captain J.S. Gardner, and a newspaper clipping.