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Box SC1850-1899.001


Contains 6 Collections and/or Records:


 File — Box: SC1850-1899.001, Folder: 0648.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of one letter written by Thomas Haughey of Alabama, dated 28 December 1868 and written from Washington, DC, to Ben Perley Poone providing a short biographical sketch. In the letter he states "Having taken a prominent part against secession, and having thus made myself exceedingly obnoxious to the leaders of that movement, I was compelled to abandon my home and family and take refuge within the Union lines during the war."
Dates: 1868 December 28

William R. Hughes letters

 File — Box: SC1850-1899.001, Folder: 714.01
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Letters from Chattanooga, Tennessee; Meridian, Mississippi; and Richmond, Virginia, primarily to his wife in Northport, Alabama, and also to his mother and other family members during the Civil War. The letters include news of family and friends, accounts of camp life, and other matters.
Dates: 1862-1864

I. A. King Letter, 1862 March 21

 File — Box: SC1850-1899.001, Folder: 0819.1
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: A letter dated 21 March 1862, from the Marine Hospital in Vicksburg, Mississippi, to his brother. It requests money for tobacco and other necessaries. Written on patriotic stationery; the first page has an illustration and the last page has the song "Run , Yank, or Die," composed by T. W. Crowson of the Alabama Hickories, printed on it.
Dates: 1862 March 21

Francis William Kellogg Letter

 Item — Box: SC1850-1899.001, Folder: 2027.01
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection consists of a letter written by Francis William Kellogg to the secretary of the United States Navy recommending Malcolm Maurice Moore to the Naval School at Annapolis.
Dates: 1861 April 29

Andrew B. Moore Letter and Clipping

 File — Box: SC1850-1899.001, Folder: 2055.1
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection consists of one letter dated January 28th written and signed by P. Lockett, private secretary to Governor Andrew B. Moore thanking Joel E. Mathews of Cahaba, Alabama for his generous gift. The newspaper clipping, which does not identify what newspaper it is from or when this clipping was printed, states that a letter dated January 20, 1861, from Joel Mathews of Dallas County was found in a batch of old papers. The clipping indicates that the letter covered a check for$15,000,...
Dates: 1861 January 28

Kolb Family letters, 1861 - 1868

 File — Box: SC1850-1899.001, Folder: 2132.1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Seven letters of the collection are from Valentine Kolb to his sister, father, and friends. An eigth piece from Valentine to his father was a soldier's package envelope that once contained fifty dollars. In the letters, he discusses length of battles, artillery, and prisoners. He states Confederate money has lost all value. He travels in the southern United States, mainly New Orleans and Mobile, Alabama. Food is always scarce and they often only eat what they kill for themselves. One letter is...
Dates: 1861 - 1868