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Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Alabama Review editorial records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0051
Overview Miscellaneous correspondence, as well as copies of submitted articles (published and unpublished), of this peer-reviewed academic journal that presents the best of scholarship on the history of the state.
Dates: 1976-1987

Alabama Warriors speech text

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0053
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.
Dates: 1933

Allen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0064
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.
Dates: 1848-1906

James Austin Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0078
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
Dates: 1898-1941

"The Federal raid into central Alabama"

 Collection
Identifier: W-0040
Overview Text of a speech presented by James A. Anderson on April 3, 1935, at a meeting of the Kiwanis club of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, commemorating the seventieth anniversary of Union raids in Selma, Montgomery, and Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1935 April 3

William Robert Bell letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0134
Abstract A letter dated 29 May 1864 from a Confederate soldier to his mother and sister while stationed in Bayou La Batre, Alabama.
Dates: 1864 May 29

Samuel Richmond Caffee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2114
Abstract Diary (and photocopies) and other documents written by Samuel Richmond Caffee, physician and founding member of Avondale Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. There are also documents written by others about Dr. Caffee.
Dates: 1858-1977

Thomas P. Clinton letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0319
Overview Letters about the burning of the University of Alabama, April 1865, which Clinton witnessed as a young boy.
Dates: Unknown

Confederate Military History of Alabama

 Collection
Identifier: W-0056
Overview Manuscript of General Joseph Wheeler's Confederate Military History of Alabama.
Dates: 1899

John C. Deason papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0420
Abstract A collection of copies of Civil War muster rolls including those of the Forty-fourth Alabama Infantry Regiment, Co. B (15 March 1862), the Twentieth Alabama Infantry Regiment, Co. H (16 September 1861), the Thirty-sixth Alabama Infantry Regiment, Co. F (13 May 1862), and the First Alabama Infantry Regiment, Co. A (nd).
Dates: 1861-1862

William Fulton letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0547
Overview Typescript copy of a letter dated 12 April 1865, written by Fulton to his sister, Mrs. Theodora Fulton Pettus, describing the surrender of Mobile, Alabama, to Union forces.
Dates: 1865 April 12

President Landon C. Garland Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-027
Overview This record group contains the correspondence of Landon C. Garland, University of Alabama president from 1855-1865.
Dates: 1852 - 1865; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

Albert Taylor Goodwyn Alabama secession essay and notes

 Collection
Identifier: W-0037
Overview Brief narrative and collection of notes related to Alabama secession written by politician Albert Taylor Goodwyn in 1916
Dates: 1916

H. C. Harris letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0639
Overview Letter dated 2 November 1862, from Camp Forney, near Mobile, to his sister in Livingston, Alabama, discussing going into winter quarters, decrying the army and the plight of the common soldier, and vehemently expressing his wish for a substitute to take his place in the army during the Civil War.
Dates: 1862 November 2

Townsend Heaton letters

 Collection
Identifier: W-0091
Overview Letters written by Dr. Townsend Heaton, a member of the 70th Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War
Dates: 1861-1864

Holliman and Stewart families letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3749
Overview Civil War letters and miscellaneous documents of James Franklin Holliman and William Stewart, to and from their families between 1862-1911.
Dates: 1837-1936

Joseph S. Huhn Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3217
Overview Pocket diary of Civil War Union soldier, Joseph S. Huhn of Company "F" of the Ohio 114th Infantry, documenting daily activities between 1 January and 21 August 1865. The remainder of the diary is miscellaneous information and a series of exam questions.
Dates: 1865

Letters regarding contracts, 1862

 File — Box 1261.885: [1006212849], Folder: 22
Series Description From the Series: Contains incoming and outgoing correspondence of the Shelby Iron Company. This series is divided into four subseries: Topical; Outgoing; Incoming; and General and Miscellaneous. Correspondence with a specific person or regarding a specific topic is placed in the Topical Series. The Outgoing and Incoming subseries follow a chronological arrangement and adhere to the original order of the records as Shelby Iron Company staff kept them. At other times Shelby staff kept both incoming and...
Dates: 1862

Lumsden's Battery battle flag, Alabama Light Artillery, Confederate States Army

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3719
Overview Battle flag of Lumsden's Battery, Company "F", 2nd Light Artillery Battalion.
Dates: between 1861 and 1865

J. J. Magee diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3764
Overview Civil War diary of Captain J. J. Magee of Company D, Eighth Alabama Infantry.
Dates: 1861

Captain Clarence Mauck Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2878
Overview This collection contains four letters from Gravelly Springs, Alabama pertaining to ordinance returns and bills for Captain Clarence Mauck of the 4th U.S. Cavalry.
Dates: 1865

S. R. Norton letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1059
Abstract Letters of a Union soldier in the 18th Michigan Infantry to his wife, written from Decatur, Stevenson, and Huntsville, Alabama and Nashville, Tennessee, during the Civil War.
Dates: 1864-1865

Shelby Iron Company correspondence during the Civil War

 Collection
Identifier: W-0071
Overview Correspondence, contracts, and receipts related to the production of iron at the Shelby Iron Works from 1863-1865.
Dates: 1863-1865

Joseph Jermain Slocum Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4295
Overview Five letters written by this Union officer serving in Nashville and Franklin, Tennessee, and Huntsville, Alabama.
Dates: March 26 - June 1, 1862

Catherine P. Spell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4057
Overview Audio cassettes and transcripts
Dates: 2003 January

"To Arms in the Valley" program and script

 Collection
Identifier: W-0152
Overview Program, cast list, and script of To Arms in the Valley, an historical play about the Civil War set in northern Alabama and presented by the Tennessee Valley Historical Society and the Colbert-Lauderdale Civil War Centennial Commemoration Committee in 1961.
Dates: 1961

Henry Tutwiler papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0081
Overview Contains three notebooks: an account book recording tuition payments at Greensboro Academy; a second account book documenting Henry Tutwiler's personal expenses; and a commonplace book containing book reviews, weather reports, and very brief entries about the Civil War.
Dates: 1862-1884

United Confederate Veterans Camp W. J. Hardee, No. 39, Birmingham, Alabama, records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0048
Overview Records of the United Confederate Veterans Camp W. J. Hardee, in Birmingham, Alabama, between 1906 and 1919.
Dates: 1906-1919

"Valor on the Eastern Shore": typescript

 Collection
Identifier: W-0151
Overview Typescript copy of B. L. Roberson's unpublished "Valor on the Eastern Shore."
Dates: 1965

Adam H. Whetstone diary

 Collection
Identifier: W-0080
Overview Contains the diary of Confederate soldier Adam H. Whetstone of Prattville, Alabama
Dates: 1864-1865

George Woodard and Gene Smith letters

 Collection
Identifier: W-0112
Overview Letters between Union soldier George Woodard, Company D, Eighth Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, and his fiancee Gene Smith, of Burnett, Wisconsin. Woodard served at the battle of Corinth and the Vicksburg Campaign. He died at a Memphis hospital in 1864.
Dates: 1861-1865