Confederate States of America -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85030843
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Text of a speech describing the contribution of Emma Sansom, Joseph Wheeler, Raphael Semmes, and John Pelham to Alabama history, read at the February 2, 1933, meeting of the Canebreak Rifle Guard Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Abstract This collection consists of a typescript copy of a paper titled "Franklin K. Beck," by Alice A. Lide, recounting his life and accomplishments. It is based largely on secondary sources.
Overview The business and personal papers of John G. Allen (1810- 1891) and his son Charles Edward (1860-1943), planters of Marengo County, Alabama, including Civil War letters, tenant farmer contracts, mortgages and indentures, bills and receipts, personal letters, insurance policies, and miscellaneous items relating to the family.
Overview Biographical sketch, ledger, diaries, church histories, newspaper clippings, copies of poetry and pieces written about Confederate history in Alabama, address and appointment books from this Dayton, Alabama, family.
Abstract A letter dated 29 November 1862, from Orange Court House, Virginia to Jones's daughter, Fanny Iredell Erwin. It details a Confederate army march from north of Winchester to Orange Court House, and expresses delight in the scenery and admiraltion of an especially fine farm.
Overview Unpublished typescript of the memoirs of twenty Confederate soldiers
Overview Manuscript of General Joseph Wheeler's Confederate Military History of Alabama.
Overview A handwritten ledger documenting the collection and distribution of foraged and purchased materials by Confederate officers at Snyder's Bluff, Mississippi.
Overview Documents discussing the C.S.S Alabama digital project.
Dates: circa 1995
Abstract A letter dated 9 July 1862, to S. Price Edwards, Collector of Customs at Liverpool, regarding a gunboat (C.S.S. Alabama) being built in the yard of Mssrs. Laird. Holograph copy.
Dates: 1862 July 9
Overview Letters, newspapers, and miscellaneous documents from the Durst family. There is also a World War One era panoramic photograph and United Stated Service, or Blue Star Mother's flag.
Dates: 1708-1977; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1868
Abstract Letter from these brothers at a Confederate Army training camp at Talladega, Alabama, to their father. Discusses the latest news and everyday life at the camp
File — Box WSC002: , Folder: W0150.07
Scope and Contents A small pamphlet describing the rooms and articles in them of Jefferson Davis's First White House of the Confederacy in Montgomery, Alabama.
Dates: 1860 - 2007
Overview Records of the United Confederate Veterans Camp W. J. Hardee, in Birmingham, Alabama, between 1906 and 1919.
Abstract A letter dated 8 February 1832 to Jonathan Rutherford. Discusses "our own Virginia," Revis's health, his views of the political situation, slavery and "Cousin Emily" (apparently Rutherford's wife).
Abstract Statement dated 18 March 1878 concerning the actions of General John T. Croxton's Union Army forces in seizing Tuscaloosa, Alabama, April 1865.
Abstract Monthly return of ordnance and ordnance stores received and expended during the month of November 1864; muster roll of Bachman's company of the German Artillery Regiment of Hampton's Legion, August 31-October 31, 1864.