American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:
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; one...
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1887
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.
Scope and Contents Items (photocopies) of John A. Campbell, including nine letters to his son, Duncan G. Campbell (1853-1865), material relating to John A. Campbell's interviews with Abraham Lincoln in Richmond, April, 1865, and to his imprisonment in Fort Pulaski; printed speeches and interviews; five letters (photocopies) from Campbell to Secretary of State William H. Seward relating to Campbell's efforts to mediate the problem of Fort Sumter.Also included are the papers of Duncan G. Campbell. Other...
Dates: Inclusive 1853-1889
Scope and Contents This collection contains principally wartime correspondence from John DeHart Ross to his wife, Agnes Reid Ross. The correspondence relates to action at the West Virginia front (Cheat Mt. campaign) in 1861-1862, Jackson's Valley campaign in 1862, Gettysburg in 1863, and the siege of Richmond in 1864-1865. It also includes one letter from Samuel McDowell Reid to Agnes Ross and one letter from Ross to his mother. Additionally there are photographs and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and Ross...
Dates: Inclusive 1856-1912
Content Description The John Jay Stevens Diaries consist of two diaries written by Stevens between September 4, 1863 and October 31, 1863 while commissary officer of the 110th New York Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War. Diary one entries commence as the 110th embarked on its cruise from New Orleans, La. to what would be known as the Battle of Sabine Pass, Texas at the mouth of the Sabine River. Stevens details eight days aboard the troop transport steamer 'Thomas Winthrop' in the Gulf of Mexico...
Dates: 1863 September (Diary #1); 1863 September - October (Diary #2); 1875 May 20 (Correspondence #1)
Scope and Contents This collection includes general tax and purchase receipts, IOU's, and letters. The receipts date from 1860-1879 and the letters from 1861-1863 when Lewis served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. Included among the letters are those to and from his father and his wife, Cary Lewis. Written on the back of one of John Lewis' letters is another letter from Eli Lewis to his wife, Elizabeth. Also includes two letters from William Neay (surgeon) to Lewis' wife and mother telling...
Dates: Inclusive 1847-1879
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1849 - 1935
Scope and Contents 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'.