Mobile (Ala.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85086369
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a bound manuscript of the 19th-century author Augusta Evans Wilson of Mobile, Alabama.
Abstract Diary and letters from Lambert, a United States Navy landsman aboard the USS Itasca from 1863-1864, during the Battle of Mobile Bay.
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
Abstract Civil War diary of George S. Smith, sergeant in Company C of the 48th Ohio Regiment, covering his service in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Texas, 1863-65.
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
Overview Correspondence, research notes, newspaper clippings, and manuscripts related to "Tensas Doctor" and "Noise of Great Waters" by Marshall Wallace
Dates: 1947 - 1948
Overview Letterbook containing the correspondence of Mobile cotton broker Joseph Murrell, dated from June to October 1861.
Overview Peter Reeder Fortney (1843-1919) was a Union soldier from Ohio who fought in the US Civil War between 1862-1865. This collection contains two diaries he kept during 1864-1865, when his company served in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and Alabama.
Dates: 1860-1865, 1915
Overview Letter detailing the movement of Union forces following the surrender of Mobile, Alabama, in April 1865.
Dates: 1865 April 18
Overview Typescript copy of B. L. Roberson's unpublished "Valor on the Eastern Shore."
Overview Receipts from grocers, clothing sellers, and other Mobile, Alabama, merchants detailing personal expenditures; also includes seventy-six letters, mostly relating family news.