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Personal narratives -- Confederate

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Sterrett Paxton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0372
Scope and Contents This collection consiste of Alexander Sterrett Paxton's journals in six volumes (484 p.)during the American Civil War. They cover his service as a member of the 4th Virginia Infantry of the Stonewall Brigade, including his role as a Commissary Sergeant of the regiment. Journal entries explore the war experiences of a Confederate foot soldier and include: his insights into motives for war; observations and descriptions of ranking officers, fellow soldiers, friends and family; detailed accounts...
Dates: Inclusive 1858-1959; Majority of material found within Bulk 1861-1865

American Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0074
Scope and Contents This collection contains approximately 90 miscellaneous items connected with the government and people of the Confederate States of America, including correspondence, official orders, almanacs, bonds, paper money, sheet music, memorabilia, and clippings.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1865

August Forsberg's Civil War Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0109
Scope and Contents This collection is an American Civil War memoir, c.1870?, of August Forsberg, which includes accounts of Confederate fortifications, marches and battles, and his life in a Union prisoner of war camp in Fort Delaware.
Dates: 1870

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

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

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 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

John Lewis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0196
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

John Newton Lyle unpublished typescripts

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0077
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'.
Dates: 1913