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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from James to Miriam A. Berry, 1861 April 18

 File — Box 4257.015: [1006214240], Folder: 22
Scope and Contents Letter from James of St. Mary's, Kentucky, to Miriam A. Berry of Big Spring, Kentucky, commiserating with her on the marriage of an apparent erstwhile suitor of Miriam's. He also tells her of the progress he's made on his manuscript titled The Life of Trotter Triggs and its possible publication in the LLebanon Democrat. He concludes the letter telling her of a mutual friend's intent on joining the army but "as it is...
Dates: 1861 April 18

Letters to Maggie, 1859-1863

 File — Box 4257.015: [1006214240], Folder: 17
Scope and Contents Three letters to Maggie, one from her cousin Mary A. Thompson of Wrightstown, another from R.E.K. of Greensboro, and one from her cousin Corrie of Greensboro. The letters discuss the war, John Brown's trial, family affairs, and the weather.
Dates: 1859-1863; 1859-1863

Maria Dinges Letter, 1863 September 24

 File — Box 4257.015: [1006214240], Folder: 23
Scope and Contents Letter from Maria Dinges of Woodstock, Virginia, to her daughter-in-law Mrs. Dr. Geo. N. Dinges (Lizzie) of Mount Crawford, Virginia, about the death of Lizzie's grandfather. The rest of the letter covers news of family and friends and Maria's concern for her "beloved son ... something tells me he is in heaven, it is always in my mind."
Dates: 1863 September 24

Miscellaneous documents, 1860-2007

 File — Box WSC002, Folder: w0150.03
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous documents relating to the Civil War, but only indirectly. Included are an 1860 ad for General William Walker's book, The War in Nicaragua; a Masonic memorial card for Jere Clemens Dennis of Dadeville, Alabama; a 2007 ad for a rare salt print of General Thomas Carmichael Hindman, C.S.A.; photocopy of page 422 of volume XVIII (1910) of Confederate Veteran, article titled "Proof about Coffin for General...
Dates: 1860-2007

Walter White letter [photocopy], 1863 August 16

 File — Box WSC002, Folder: W0150.02
Scope and Contents The collection contains a photocopy of a letter from Walter White, a Confederate soldier in General Braxton Bragg's Army of Mississippi (later known as the Army of Tennessee), to a young lady back home. He spends much of the letter asking her to write.
Dates: 1863 August 16