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American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

George Bell Revercomb Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0285
Scope and Contents This is a collection of typescript letters to Revercomb's friend Sarah Wallace during the American Civil War from the battlefields and camps in Gordonsville, Manassas, Winchester, Harrisonburg, and including the Battle of the Wilderness.
Dates: Inclusive 1862-1864

George Washington Nelson Papers

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-16
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0643
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters primarily between George Washington "Wash" Nelson, Jr., of Hanover County, Virginia and his cousin and future wife Mary “Mollie” Nelson Scollay of Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Nelson commanded the Hanover Light Artillery (Va.) and was a staff officer of General William Nelson Pendleton, the Chief of Artillery of the Confederacy’s Army Northern Virginia, during the American Civil War. Nelson was captured in October 1862 and spent the remainder of the war in...
Dates: 1863 - 1903; Majority of material found within 1863 - 1865

Givens Brown Strickler Journal

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0286
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of a diary by Givens Brown Strickler written while he was a prisoner of war at Johnson's Island during the American Civil War and four photographs of the diary.
Dates: 1863 - 1865

Henry Courtenay Selden Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0174
Scope and Contents Letters written at Washington College by Selden to his sister, Mary Byrd ('Mollie') Selden describing college life. One letter refers to the death of Gen. Stonewall Jackson and the ceremonies attendant to his burial. Others include a letter from Alexander L. Nelson, Professor of Mathematics at the College, commending Selden; a letter after Selden left Washington College and joined the 3rd Virginia Cavalry.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1863; Majority of material found within Bulk 1863

Jacob H. Shaner Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0601
Scope and Contents This letter from John H. Shaner details looting by an army, the identity of which is unknown, during the American Civil War. At time of writing, Shaner was posted to Monterey, in Highland County, Virginia.
Dates: 1861 - 1862

James Anderson Terrell Reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0392
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the autobiographical memoirs of James Anderson Terrell, a Confederate soldier, settler, cowboy, and politician. Written when Terrell was in his late seventies, the bulk of the material centers on his experiences during the American Civil War and his later time spent pioneering in Kansas. Additional topics include his beginnings in Georgia, life during Reconstruction, and his return to Georgia at the end of his life.
Dates: Existence: 1837 - 1921

James D. Davidson Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-4, Object: Loose Scrapbook
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0154
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspaper clippings of Dorman's poems, letters, and essays on various subjects published in the Lexington Gazette and other papers.
Dates: 1832 - 1878

James Huffman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0089
Scope and Contents This collection includes the manuscript of 'Ups and downs of a Confederate soldier' by James Huffman, a member of the Confederate States of America, 10th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Company I, and correspondence concerning its publication; approximately 270 items, including letters to and from his son Oscar C. Huffman, a member of the Washington and Lee University School of Law, Class of 1898, as well as genealogical correspondence and charts.
Dates: Inclusive 1935-1941

Jane Isabella Watt White Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0265
Scope and Contents Scrapbook, diary, and correspondence of Jane Isabella White, including records of births and deaths, comments about the Civil War, and religious meditations.
Dates: Inclusive 1848-1878; Majority of material found within Bulk 1855-1865