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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

Alonzo Van Vlack papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0166
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.
Dates: 1864-1865

George Platt Waller papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0085
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

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

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

Willie T. White papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1548
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.
Dates: 1860-1970

Woods and Young families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1576
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...
Dates: 1834-1918

Wright, Cotten, and Douglass Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1583
Abstract This collection contains diaries, correspondence, and other materials related to four generations of this Tennessee/Alabama family.
Dates: 1798-1990