Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
Alabama Review editorial records
Overview Miscellaneous correspondence, as well as copies of submitted articles (published and unpublished), of this peer-reviewed academic journal that presents the best of scholarship on the history of the state.
Alabama Warriors speech text
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.
Allen Family papers
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.
"The Federal raid into central Alabama"
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
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
Thomas P. Clinton letters
Overview Letters about the burning of the University of Alabama, April 1865, which Clinton witnessed as a young boy.
Confederate Military History of Alabama
Overview Manuscript of General Joseph Wheeler's Confederate Military History of Alabama.
John C. Deason papers
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).
William Fulton letter
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
George Woodard and Gene Smith letters
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.
Albert Taylor Goodwyn Alabama secession essay and notes
Overview Brief narrative and collection of notes related to Alabama secession written by politician Albert Taylor Goodwyn in 1916
H. C. Harris letter
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
Overview Letters written by Dr. Townsend Heaton, a member of the 70th Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War
Holliman and Stewart families letters
Overview Civil War letters and miscellaneous documents of James Franklin Holliman and William Stewart, to and from their families between 1862-1911.
Joseph S. Huhn Diary
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.
J. J. Magee diary
Overview Civil War diary of Captain J. J. Magee of Company D, Eighth Alabama Infantry.
James Austin Anderson papers
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
Joseph Jermain Slocum Letters
Overview Five letters written by this Union officer serving in Nashville and Franklin, Tennessee, and Huntsville, Alabama.
Dates: March 26 - June 1, 1862
Lumsden's Battery battle flag, Alabama Light Artillery, Confederate States Army
Overview Battle flag of Lumsden's Battery, Company "F", 2nd Light Artillery Battalion.
Dates: between 1861 and 1865
Captain Clarence Mauck Letters
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.
Ordinance to Dissolve the Union between the State of Alabama and other states united under the compact styled "The Constitution of the United States of America" Broadside
Overview Alabama's ordinance of secession, 1861
Dates: 1861 January 11
President Landon C. Garland Records
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
S. R. Norton letters
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.
Samuel Richmond Caffee Papers
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.
Shelby Iron Company correspondence during the Civil War
Overview Correspondence, contracts, and receipts related to the production of iron at the Shelby Iron Works from 1863-1865.
Catherine P. Spell Collection
Overview Audio cassettes and transcripts
Dates: 2003 January
"To Arms in the Valley" program and script
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.
Henry Tutwiler papers
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.
United Confederate Veterans Camp W. J. Hardee, No. 39, Birmingham, Alabama, records
Overview Records of the United Confederate Veterans Camp W. J. Hardee, in Birmingham, Alabama, between 1906 and 1919.
"Valor on the Eastern Shore": typescript
Overview Typescript copy of B. L. Roberson's unpublished "Valor on the Eastern Shore."
Adam H. Whetstone diary
Overview Contains the diary of Confederate soldier Adam H. Whetstone of Prattville, Alabama