United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Typed transcripts and one handwritten letter from a Union soldier to his parents while he was a prisoner of war at Cahaba Prison in Dallas County, Alabama, and at a parole camp near Vicksburg, Mississippi. There are also typed transcriptions of manuscripts describing prison life and the explosion of the Steamer Sultana.
Overview Contains photographs, correspondence, and typescript speeches written by diplomat George Platt Waller. Also contains a small journal and receipts related to his father's medical practice.
Dates: 1894-1895, 1952-1961
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
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.
Abstract Contains correspondence, photographs, financial records, and other materials, the majority of which are related to Willie T. White, who resided in Rockford, Birmingham, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Overview This collection contains a miscellany of material, including letters by Thomas Moore Woods, Company K, 16th Alabama Infantry; James M. Springfield, Company L, 24th Regiment Mississippi Volunteers; and G. W. Woods, 9th Alabama Cavalry, Selma. It also includes a collection of biographical abstracts of various Revolutionary soldiers and families; store receipts from Columbus and Caledonia, Mississippi, and Vernon, Alabama; land deeds; and church records from various congregations in Mississippi...
Abstract This collection contains diaries, correspondence, and other materials related to four generations of this Tennessee/Alabama family.