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"To Arms in the Valley" program and script

 Collection
Identifier: W-0152
Overview Program, cast list, and script of To Arms in the Valley, an historical play about the Civil War set in northern Alabama and presented by the Tennessee Valley Historical Society and the Colbert-Lauderdale Civil War Centennial Commemoration Committee in 1961.
Dates: 1961

Charles H. Howe Civil War Diary and Map

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4284
Overview Civil War diary, kept by Private Charles H. Howe, written on the verso and margins of a printed Civil War-era map on which he outlined the route he traveled.
Dates: 1862-09 - 1863-09

Five Certificates Attesting to the Service of African American Sailors during the Civil War

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4149
Overview The affidavits in this collection confirm the service of African American sailors during the Civil War
Dates: 1866-1869

Townsend Heaton letters

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Identifier: W-0091
Overview Letters written by Dr. Townsend Heaton, a member of the 70th Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War
Dates: 1861-1864

James Neff Civil War Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4070
Overview Diary of Union soldier during the final year of the Civil War.
Dates: 1864

Paul Turner Vaughn diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1496
Abstract Civil War diary of a soldier from Marengo County, Alabama. It contains entries describing camp life, marching, and fighting in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Georgia; including the Battles of Gettysburg, Chickamauga, and Lookout Mountain.
Dates: 1863-1864

A Georgia Soldier in the Civil War, 1861-1865

 Collection
Identifier: W-0083
Overview Contains an unbound manuscript of Robert Duncan Chapman's published Civil War memoir.
Dates: 1929

William Fulton letter

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Identifier: MSS-0547
Overview Typescript copy of a letter dated 12 April 1865, written by Fulton to his sister, Mrs. Theodora Fulton Pettus, describing the surrender of Mobile, Alabama, to Union forces.
Dates: 1865 April 12

Marie Giles letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0569
Overview Letter dated 8 August 1864 to her cousin, a soldier in the Confederate Army, discussing interruptions in railroad service, provisions for the army, and poor people at home.
Dates: 1864 August 8

C. S. Phillips letter

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Identifier: W-0155
Overview Letter detailing the movement of Union forces following the surrender of Mobile, Alabama, in April 1865.
Dates: 1865-04-18

Bell I. Wiley Civil War articles collection

 Collection
Identifier: W-0160
Overview A variety of reprinted and clipped articles from various journals, magazines, and newspapers, as well as bibliographical and general notes, discussing the Civil War from many angles, including medical, literary, restitution, and even specific battles and generals.
Dates: 1859 - 1979

Peter Reeder Fortney Civil War Diaries

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Identifier: MSS-4266
Overview Peter Reeder Fortney (1843-1919) was a Union soldier from Ohio who fought in the US Civil War between 1862-1865. This collection contains two diaries he kept during 1864-1865, when his company served in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and Alabama.
Dates: 1860-1865, 1915

Calvin J. C. Munroe papers

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Identifier: MSS-1030
Overview Letters, a picture of Munroe, and an application for a Confederate pension
Dates: 1863-1914

William M. Pratt letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1163
Overview Letter dated 22 April 1864, from Head Quarters, Sub-district of the Pamlico, Washington, North Carolina, to Commander Renshaw, warning him of enemy troop movements
Dates: 1864 April 22

Private Rosser's Colt

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Identifier: MSS-1363
Overview Photocopy of a typescript paper titled "Private Rosser's Colt" on the history of a Colt pistol carried by Henry Preston Rosser in the Civil War as a member of Shockley’s Independent Escort Company, from Alabama.
Dates: unknown

David Crockett Stuart memoir

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Identifier: MSS-1364
Abstract A copy of Stuart's 1913 memoir, which discusses his early life, Civil War service in the Fourth Alabama Cavalry Regiment, and his move to Utah in 1872.
Dates: 1913

Wade Hall collection of illustrated envelopes

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Identifier: MSS-2218
Abstract The collection contains illustrated envelopes donated by Dr. Wade Hall. The illustrations on the envelopes range from simple to highly ornate.
Dates: 1861-1968

H. C. Harris letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0639
Overview Letter dated 2 November 1862, from Camp Forney, near Mobile, to his sister in Livingston, Alabama, discussing going into winter quarters, decrying the army and the plight of the common soldier, and vehemently expressing his wish for a substitute to take his place in the army during the Civil War.
Dates: 1862 November 2

The Year of Secession, 1861 Civil War letter collection

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Identifier: MSS-0305
Overview Photocopies of sixteen letters written during the first year of the Civil War, and includes letters from William J. Hardee, Joseph E. Johnston, and Robert A. Toombs among others
Dates: 1861

Mary Pickens Opie papers

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Identifier: MSS-1073
Overview Letters from family and friends, recipes, sheet music and handwritten compositions, including "Diary of a Private" - 1914 autobiography of __ Hubbard, private in the 6th Tennessee Cavalry during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1887-1946

George Woodard and Gene Smith letters

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Identifier: W-0112
Overview Letters between Union soldier George Woodard, Company D, Eighth Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, and his fiancee Gene Smith, of Burnett, Wisconsin. Woodard served at the battle of Corinth and the Vicksburg Campaign. He died at a Memphis hospital in 1864.
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Holliman and Stewart families letters

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Identifier: MSS-3749
Overview Civil War letters and miscellaneous documents of James Franklin Holliman and William Stewart, to and from their families between 1862-1911.
Dates: 1837-1936

Samuel Ledford Civil War Correspondence

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Identifier: MSS-4236
Overview Samuel Ledford (1828-1863) served as a private for the Confederacy in the US Civil War as part of the North Carolina 55th Infantry Regiment. This collection consists of fifty letters Ledford wrote to his wife Lucinda from May 1862 to June 1863 while his regiment was engaged in campaigns throughout North Carolina and Virginia.
Dates: 1862-1863

J. R. John Letters

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Identifier: MSS-0756
Abstract Typescript copies of 1863 letters, written from Selma to Alabama Governor John Gill Shorter, concerning John's efforts to stop cadets from leaving the University to fight in the Civil War, and on preparations for the defense of Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1863

Robert A. Patterson Civil War Letters

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Identifier: MSS-4334
Scope and Contents This collection of six letters to family members was written by Robert A. Patterson, who was traveling with Company F of the 57th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry through Mississippi, Georgia, and Alabama between 1862-1864. The letters describe the unit's actions and movements, interactions with locals, and encounters with enslaved persons escaping slaveholders.
Dates: 1862 - 1865

Mary M. Hallowell letters

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Identifier: MSS-0612
Overview Letters written to Mary Hallowell from various government officials in Washington, DC, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island, regarding her request for help for "refugees" from Tennessee during and immediately after the Civil War. These refugees were Tennessee residents who had remained loyal to the Union and had moved farther north during the War.
Dates: 1864-1865

Wallace Marshall manuscripts and research material

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Identifier: W-0003
Overview Correspondence, research notes, newspaper clippings, and manuscripts related to "Tensas Doctor" and "Noise of Great Waters" by Marshall Wallace
Dates: 1947 - 1948

Edward Vernon archive of Co. F, Seventy-eighth Ohio Volunteer Infantry

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Identifier: W-0157
Overview Papers documenting the history of Co. F of the Seventy-eighth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, including Company demographics and rosters, obituaries, and hand-drawn maps of the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, in 1863.
Dates: 1883 - 1918

Wade Hall Collection of Civil War Materials

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Identifier: MSS-4273
Overview A variety of materials related to the United States Civil War
Dates: 1861 - 1932

David Holmes Papers

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Identifier: MSS-4212
Overview Collection of two diaries, two sketchbooks, six letters, and other items created by Sergeant David Holmes (1841-1864) of the 20th Michigan Infantry. The materials provide insight into the rigors of daily life for an Civil War soldier
Dates: 1858-1864

Chauncey Leonard Letter

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Identifier: MSS-4148
Overview Letter from an African American U. S. Army chaplain during the Civil War to the father of one of the soldiers at the hospital in Alexandria, Virginia
Dates: 1865 March 24

Alfred Parmenter papers

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Identifier: W-0153
Overview Letters written by Alfred A. Parmenter, a member of the Twenty-sixth Massachusetts Infantry, describing battles and camp life in the South to his parents
Dates: 1861 - 1862

"Valor on the Eastern Shore": typescript

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Identifier: W-0151
Overview Typescript copy of B. L. Roberson's unpublished "Valor on the Eastern Shore."
Dates: 1965

William Nazareth Mitchell Letters

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Identifier: MSS-1003
Abstract Typescript and illustrations for the book, "Civil War Letters of William Nazareth Mitchell," edited by his grandson, William C. Etherton. The letters were written to Mitchell's wife, Rachel Caroline Mitchell, while he was serving in Missouri, Tennessee, Mississippi, and north Alabama. The original letters are at the University of Illinois, Carbondale.
Dates: 1862

The Daily Citizen newspaper

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Identifier: MSS-3556
Overview The last issue of this Vicksburg, Mississippi, newspaper printed on July 2, 1863.
Dates: 1863 July 2

Richard Norfleet Harris papers

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Identifier: MSS-0641
Overview Miscellaneous papers related to Confederate military service, including a pension application and muster roll of Capt. Lovelace's Company of Light Artillery.
Dates: 1865-1907

"Campaigns of Wheeler and his cavalry, 1862-1865, from material furnished by Gen. Joseph Wheeler; to which is added his concise account of the Santiago Campaign of 1898", edited by W. C. Dodson.

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Identifier: MSS-1545
Overview "Campaigns of Wheeler and his Cavalry 1862-1865 from material furnished by Gen. Joseph Wheeler to which is added his concise and graphic account of the Santiago Campaign of 1898, Published under the auspices of Wheeler's Confederate Cavalry Association and edited by W. C. Dodson, Historian" Contains tipped in pages of handwritten annotations by G. K. Miller.
Dates: 1899

James White, Obadiah White, and Jesse A. Justice letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1547
Overview A collection of letters written by James White to his mother and father, describing the fortifications at Tullahoma, Tennessee; others from White's son Obadiah White to his mother, relating clothing needs and rumors of troop movements; and from Jesse A. Justice to his wife, relating camp news, the incidence of sickness, and rumors of movement.
Dates: 1862-1863

Joseph Murrell letterbook

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Identifier: W-0084
Overview Letterbook containing the correspondence of Mobile cotton broker Joseph Murrell, dated from June to October 1861.
Dates: 1861

Curtis R. Burke journal

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Identifier: W-0063
Overview Typescript of Curtis R. Burke's Civil War journal which includes daily entries from October 1862 to June 1865. Notable journal entries include descriptions of John Hunt Morgan's raid into Ohio in July 1863, and accounts of conditions in prison camps in Indiana and Illinois.
Dates: 1971

Mobile, Alabama, Confederate newspaper scrapbook

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Identifier: W-0050
Overview Scrapbook of newspaper articles from Confederate newspapers (probably in Mobile, Alabama) documenting Civil War battles including the First Battle of Bull Run, the Siege of Lexington, and the Battle of Leesburg.
Dates: 1861-1862

George S. Smith Diary

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Identifier: MSS-1607
Abstract Civil War diary of George S. Smith, sergeant in Company C of the 48th Ohio Regiment, covering his service in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Texas, 1863-65.
Dates: 1863 - 1865

Albert Taylor Goodwyn Alabama secession essay and notes

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Identifier: W-0037
Overview Brief narrative and collection of notes related to Alabama secession written by politician Albert Taylor Goodwyn in 1916
Dates: 1916

Prison Bill of Fare Poem Broadside

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Identifier: MSS-4319
Scope and Contents One broadside of a poem written by a Union soldier held at the Confederate Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia, on 8 November 1861. The poem describes the food provided and the ways it was prepared at the prison in satirical verse.
Dates: 1861-11-08

Thomas P. Clinton letters

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Identifier: MSS-0319
Overview Letters about the burning of the University of Alabama, April 1865, which Clinton witnessed as a young boy.
Dates: Unknown

James Chamberlin letters

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Identifier: MSS-0294
Overview Letters written to his mother and brother while serving with the 52nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Peninsular Campaign and the Charleston Expedition
Dates: 1861-1898; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1863

Morgan Smith Gilmer papers

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Identifier: MSS-0571
Overview Correspondence, as well as photocopy and typescript copies of a booklet by Gilmer, containing the last roll and brief history of "Shockley's Independent Escort Company of Alabama Cavalry," a Civil War unit formed by University of Alabama students Branscom Shockley and Henry Burt in March 1864.
Dates: 1954

James A. Goble diary

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Identifier: MSS-0574
Overview Civil War diary of a soldier in the First Alabama Infantry who was born in New York and later lived in Auburn, Alabama, before moving to Chelsea, Massachusetts.
Dates: 1862-1863

Shelby Iron Company correspondence during the Civil War

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Identifier: W-0071
Overview Correspondence, contracts, and receipts related to the production of iron at the Shelby Iron Works from 1863-1865.
Dates: 1863 - 1865

Confederate States Army, Thirty-Eighth Virginia Infantry Regiment records

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Identifier: MSS-0349
Overview A miscellany of materials pertaining to the 38th Virginia Infantry Regiment, including muster rolls of Company A, a special order naming hospital stewards, a certificate of disability, and a list of payment and clothing issued.
Dates: 1862-1864

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