United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85140216
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Alfred Parmenter papers
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
Ambrose Doss Papers
Overview Collection contains letters written by Ambrose Doss of Jefferson County, Alabama, to his wife, Sarah Brake Doss while he was in Co. C of the 19th Alabama Regiment from the time of his enlistment in 1861 until his death on 1864 July 5 near Kennesaw, Cobb County, Georgia. There is also a letter from Lt. J. W. Rouse, dated 1864 July 6, to Sarah telling her of Ambrose’s death and burial. There are several miscellaneous documents including a short biographical sketch of Doss and a booklet titled...
Dates: 1861 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864
C. S. Phillips letter
Overview Letter detailing the movement of Union forces following the surrender of Mobile, Alabama, in April 1865.
David Holmes Papers
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
Edward Vernon archive of Co. F, Seventy-eighth Ohio Volunteer Infantry
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
Robert W. Hunter Field Order
Overview Field orders for a strategic withdrawal from Major Robert W. Hunter / AAAG (C.S.A.) at General Edward Johnson's headquarters to Colonel B.T. Johnson of Jones' Brigade
Dates: 1863 July 13
James Chamberlin letters
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
John Horry Dent, Jr., Letters
Overview Collection contains letters written by John Horry Dent, Jr. (signed J. Horry Dent) of Barbour County, Alabama, from 1861 March 15 to 1864 July 1 to his father, John Horry Dent of Eufaula, Alabama. There are also two letters written by Dent Jr.’s fellow officers to Dent's father detailing information of Dent Jr.’s part aboard the C.S.S. McRae during the battle of Forts Jackson and St. Philip and his subsequent capture and internment at Fort Warren in May 1862.
Dates: 1861 - 1864
Samuel D. Cameron and Maxwell A. Cameron Papers
Overview Papers, primarily letters, of two Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, brothers, Samuel D. Cameron, 2nd Alabama Cavalry and Maxwell A. Cameron, 18th Alabama Infantry Regiment, to their sister, Sarah, and brother-in-law, Isham Robertson, during the Civil War. Additional materials include financial documents and other family letters.
Dates: 1858-1884; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864
Davis Tillson Battle Report for Second Bull Run
Overview Report from Tillson to his commander, General Irvin McDowell, through McDowell's chief of staff, Colonel Edmund Schriver, about the Union's artillery in three actions of the second Manassas (Bull Run) campaign in 1862.
Dates: 1862 September 30
"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.
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.