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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Morris E. Boss letters

 Collection
Identifier: W-0078
Overview Thirteen letters written by Morris E. Boss and members of the Boss family of Binghamton, New York.
Dates: 1861-1865

Curtis R. Burke journal

 Collection
Identifier: W-0063
Overview Typescript of Curtis R. Burke's Civil War journal which includes daily entries from October 1862 to June 1865. Notable journal entries include descriptions of John Hunt Morgan's raid into Ohio in July 1863, and accounts of conditions in prison camps in Indiana and Illinois.
Dates: 1971

W.H.H. Cooper furlough

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Identifier: MSS-0222
Overview A furlough dated 13 December 1861, issued to W. H. H. Cooper, a private in Captain D. L. Patterson's Company, 20th Mississippi Volunteers for the period 13 December 1861 to 12 January 1862.
Dates: 1861 December 13

John E. Curry collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0386
Overview Photocopies of letters from David H. Vinton, Assistant Quartermaster in New York, to Lieutenant Josiah Gorgas at Watervliet Arsenal, refusing to grant Gorgas’s request for supplies to be sent to Pensacola, and from University of Alabama cadet John H. Marshall in Tuscaloosa, discussing the possible role of the cadets in the defense of the state, the fainting of several cadets during a dress parade, and inquires about his family.
Dates: 1846-1864

Donoho family papers

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Identifier: MSS-3704
Overview Letters between members of a close Tuscaloosa family written primarily during the Civil War.
Dates: 1838-1914

Ambrose Doss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0446
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

David Holmes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4212
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
Dates: 1858-1864

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

James Neff Civil War Diary

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Identifier: MSS-4070
Overview Diary of Union soldier during the final year of the Civil War.
Dates: 1864

Henry W. Reese Jr. papers

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Identifier: MSS-1184
Abstract Contains a letter by Reece describing his arrival in Vicksburg; a letter from William Garrard to H. F. Reese about his brother Henry; and a paper written by H. F. Reese about his brother's life.
Dates: 1863-1905

George Woodard and Gene Smith letters

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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