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Frost, Gregory. Fantaskey, Beth. Files, Gemma. Flynn, Michael. Letter, 7 August , from A. Allen b. He also discusses the civilian reaction to the fighting. Garfield Reminiscences include descriptions of various members of the crew, life aboard ship, the sinking of the USS Hatteras by the Alabama, and an account of the Alabama's final battle with the Kearsarge.
Also includes portraits of Allen and Rachel Murray Thompson Allen, Littlebury Woodson. Allen writes about the justness of the Confederate cause, his patriotism, family news, reasons for joining the army, prison conditions, lack of rations and water, mail deliveries, weather observations, illnesses and deaths of fellow prisoners, battle news and Confederate victories, preaching to fellow inmates, his opinions of various army officers, prison administrators, and Presidents Davis and Lincoln, attempted prison escapes, news from Union newspapers he reads, and rumors of prisoner exchanges.
Allen also provides descriptions of the layout of both prisons. There is also a plan of escape written by him following the diary, as well as some letters written by his wife Ann Martin Allen. Allison, William H. Papers, , of Captain William H. Allison of Richmond, Virginia, consisting of passes, furlough papers, medical certificates and notices, courts martial, transfer papers, receipts, and other items concerning personnel of Company H, 25th Virginia Infantry Battalion. Also includes a note, , with names for a possible reunion, an envelope, , with addresses, and a typewritten list of locations of Confederate hospitals in Richmond, Virginia, in Papers, , of William H.
Allison of Richmond, Virginia, and captain of Company H, 25th Virginia Infantry Battalion, consisting of his discharge from Johnson's Island prison and oath of allegiance, 18 June ; petition for pardon, 10 August ; and amnesty oath and certificate, 14 August Almond, J. Lindsay Address 4 February Accession WRVA - Address, 4 February , by Governor J. Lindsay Almond, at ceremonies commemorating the th anniversary of the peace conference held in Washington, D. The ceremonies took place at the State Capitol, and marked the opening of the Civil War Centennial observances in Richmond.
Almond discusses the history of events leading up to the peace conference, gives information about the delegates from Virginia and their positions, and offers his suggestions as to why the conference failed. Almond, Louise Ashby. Confederate Soldiers' Home: a report. Alton, Benjamin. Letter, 2 December Letter, 2 December , from Benjamin Alton to Alonzo and Marilla King of DeKalb County, Indiana, concerning his enlistment into the 13th Indiana Regiment as a hired substitute, description of camp life and camp fortifications, and a report of the capture of a railroad south of Richmond, Virginia, by Union troops.
In his letter, Alton directs mail to be sent to him in Company D, but the roster of Indiana soldiers states he served in Company A. Amelia County Va. Amelia County Militia enrollment records and unidentified cash account ledger, , , contains a militia enrollment ledger, , containing enrollment lists of persons eligible for militia service, including persons who applied for exemption from militia duty, persons applied to be detailed, persons exempt from militia duty on the basis of number of slaves owned or occupation, list of conscripts in Amelia County, and a list of free negroes.
Lists include date of enrollment, name, age, occupation, birth place, height, eye color, hair color, skin complexion, and how disposed i. Also recorded was a list of deserters and absentees in Amelia County, list of persons forwarded to Camp Lee in Petersburg; monthly reports providing lists of conscripts, persons exempt, and deserters. Loose papers include circulars requesting full accounts of all male free blacks, of all slaves impressed in the county; and a request to post notices as soon as possible.
Also a list of names with numbers beside them, possibly indicating number of slaves owned. First 10 pages of the volume is a business ledger, , possibly of Benjamin Bragg of Amelia County. Ames, Lorin J. Letter, 3 November Letter, 3 November , from Dr. Lorin J. Ames , while serving as a surgeon at a field hospital in City Point, Virginia, to his son Henry D. Ames b. Subjects include the weather, hospital conditions, and the suffering of the wounded. Anable, Gloria H. Miscellaneous receipts, Collection of Gloria Hollister Anable containing of several receipts signed by prominent Virginia statesmen of the 18th century which were collected by Union Chaplain Reverend Philander Hatch Hollister of the 29th Connecticut Infantry following the Confederate evacuation of Richmond.
According to a note by the donor, Gloria Hollister Anable, her paternal grandfather found the signatures in receipt books in the Virginia State House and sent them back home to Stamford, Connecticut. Includes a black and white photograph of Reverend Hollister and a photograph of the original framed receipts collected by him. Ancell family. Papers, , of the Ancell family and related families of Fluvanna County, Virginia; and Ohio, containing accounts, articles of agreement, Bible records, a military commission, deeds, genealogical notes, letters, military orders, a plat, promissory notes, and receipts.
Correspondence principally concerns Ancell, Pettit and Winn family matters and business transactions and the Civil War. Includes the Civil War letters, , of John J. Ancell received from and sent to family members, friends, and other soldiers and concerning family matters, camp conditions, troop movements, and the weather. Ancell and a military commission from Governor Henry A. Wise to John J. Collection contains Ancell family correspondence, , concerning family matters and family health and illness. There is also correspondence concerning John J.
Ancell's duties as an officer of the Freemasons fraternal organization; deeds and articles of agreement, for the purchase of land and slaves; a plat for land in Flouvanna County; receipts, promissory notes, and accounts, , of the Ancell, Pettit and Winn families; and trustee accounts of William B. Pettit for Mary E. Pettit Collection also contains Bible records and genealogical notes for the for the Bugg-Shores, Ancell, and Winn families.
Anderson Seminary Petersburg, Va. Papers, , of the Anderson Seminary in Petersburg, Virginia, containing a letter from Charles Campbell giving the number of pupils in attendance during the school year and reporting the death of a student; and an account of money, , for subscriptions for purchasing shoes for enrolled students.
Anderson, Charles E. Discharge papers, Discharge papers, and , for Charles E. Anderson b. Anderson, Charles J. Recollections, 15 May Anderson, James Patton. Autobiography, Anderson, Joseph R. Papers, of Joseph R. Anderson consisting of insignia and the commission of Joseph R. Anderson as brigadier general, as well as letters from Robert E. Papers, , of Joseph R. Includes business correspondence regarding purchases of iron and munitions from Tredegar.
Of note are letters and orders from the Confederate States Ordnance Department. Also includes correspodence with Robert A. Brock regarding the Anderson family genealogy. Anderson, Lucy London. Letter, 1 August , from Lucy London Anderson b. Anderson, Richard Heron. Accession , Miscellaneous Reel Includes a description of the Battle of Gettysburg in Andrews, John T. Letters, Accession Letters, , from John T. He comments on the weather, conditions, and deserters from both Union and Confederate forces. Letters, , written by John T.
Topics include a detailed account of the Battle of Boydton Plank Road, troop movements, skirmishes, constructing breastworks, and the bravery of the United States Colored Troops. He also writes about his court-martial for disobeying orders, the interference of Colonel William M. Gregg on his behalf, and his eventual promotion to second lieutenant. Other subjects include the siege of Petersburg, witnessing explosions at Fort Stedman, Confederate advances, and his unit's readiness in the event of attack.
There is one post-war letter written where Andrews invites his father and uncle to visit him while he is stationed in Alexandria, and he writes about the eagerness of the troops to return home. Anthony family. Letters give detailed accounts of military life, including a tour of duty at Jamestown, Virginia. Arthur , brothers of Almira Anthony, who served in the 58th Virginia Infantry.
Other letters are to or from other members of the Anthony family in Bedford County, and discuss personal and religious matters during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Accession and Letters are primarily to Charles Anthony , his daughter Callie J. Brandon , and his granddaughter Charles Anthony and discuss family news, births, marriages, and deaths in the community, farming, travel, health, and the Civil War. Of particular note is a letter, 8 May , concerning the Monitor-Merrimac battle.
Estate papers include information on the administrations of the estates of William Black, Achilles M. Douglas, John L. Subject files contain affidavits, bonds, commissions, and oaths, contracts and agreements, deeds, diplomas and certificates, depositions, an muster roll, obituaries, plats and surveys, poetry and lyrics, post office drafts, powers of attorney, promissory notes, genealogical information, school exercises, miscellaneous suit papers, summonses, and a copy of the will, , of Elizabeth Anthony.
EAD Guide. Anthony, Callie J. Letter, 5 February Letter, 5 February , to Callie J. The cousin writes that he is pleased at receiving her letter and talks about marrying in the spring. Anthony, Charles. Oath, 29 May Apperson, John S. Apperson and Black diaries, Diary, , of John S. Apperson detailing his Civil War experiences as a hospital steward in the Stonewall Brigade, transcribed by Dr. William G. Bean ; and diary, and , of Dr. Archer, Fletcher Harris. Letter, 9 July Thomas, captain of the Isle of Wight militia.
Cairns regarding arms from North[? Archer, Robert P. Letter, 28 August Letter, 28 August , from Robert P. Arlington County Va. Reverend Albert Gladwin was the first Superintendent of Contrabands and his successors kept up the register after his departure. The book records death, burial, and marriage information about freedmen and free blacks in the Alexandria area. Courts Martial Book, Military District of Alexandria, , contains general orders convening the court martial, lists of the detail for the court, special orders appointing new or additional members, and lists of the soldiers who appeared before the court.
Information recorded for each soldier includes name, company, regiment, witnesses, summons sent to appear, date case commenced, date case finished, and date case sent to headquarters. The soldiers are all from Union or United States army units. Volume also includes [Census of the Black Population of Alexandria County], Surnames Q-Y and B only, , recording name, color black, mulatto, quadroon, octoroon , sex, age, status, occupation, and number of district; as well as summaries and estimates by district numbers and "outside city" of the numbers of persons in each of these categories.
Arter family. Letters, , Arter, and mentioning the raid on Sherwood Forest and items taken. There are transcripts of both letters. Ashby, John A. Descriptive list and pay and clothing account, 19 April Descriptive list and pay and clothing account, 19 April , for Private John A. Ashby of Company A, 12th Virginia Cavalry. Ashby-Thornton-Dickerson family. In part photocopies.
Genealogical notes of the Ashby, Thornton, and Dickerson families of Virginia, and includes information on the Camp, Fitzhugh, and Strother families. Collection consists of a volume compiled by Mary Ashby Camp d. Geographic areas in which the families lived include Culpeper and Stafford Counties and Petersburg, Virginia, and England.
Aspinwall, S. Letters, 14 March and 13 October , from S. Aspinwall, a Union soldier, to his sister. Atherton, Arlon S. Letter, 7 June Letter, 7 June , from Arlon S. Atkinson, Neville Lemmon. Reminiscences, Atkinson, W. Report, 17 March Atkinson, lieutenant in the Engineer Corps of the Confederate Army. The report discusses salt deposits in Virginia, including the counties of Amherst, Bedford, Botetourt, Lee, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Pittsylvania, and Roanoke, and in what would become West Virginia, including the counties of Mercer and Monroe.
Atwood, White and Company Philadelphia, Pa. Letter, 1 February Hopkins in Lexington, Kentucky, referring to some business matters but principally concerning the view of Pennsylvanians for Virginians at the start of the Civil War. The author writes of the friendly regard of Pennsylvanians toward their border states and their irritation toward states further from Pennsylvania. Augusta County Va. Volume of Free Negro and Slave Records, The first is a List of Quarter Masters Stores etc. Avent, Tamlin. Letter, 9 March Letter, 9 March , from Tamlin Avent b.
He also writes about the effects of the Civil War on his family, his plantation, and Greensville County. There is also a typescript copy of the letter. Avery, Daisy Lester. Papers, , of Daisy Lester Avery of Richmond, Virginia, including correspondence and subject files, mainly relating to her involvement with the United Confederate Veterans and the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
The collection also contains letters of her son, James Thomas Avery, Jr. Ayre, Ellen. Letter, 19 February Letter, 19 February , from Ellen Ayre of Loudoun County, Virginia, to her friend Minnie, discussing mutual acquaintances, family news, including the financial troubles of her uncle William Benton b. Babcock, Horace G. Letters, 11 October and 20 December Letters, 11 October and 2 December , from Horace G.
Babcock ca. Babcock describes military life and combat with the enemy, including nearly being wounded; worries that there are cowards in his regiment; comments on flooding back in McKean County; and states that he saw General George B. McClellan Babcock mentions a house was taken over by the military for its use. Bagby, George W. Letters, , to George W. Bagby, Tappahannock, Virginia, from family, friends, and business associates. Include a letter, June , from his nephew, Lewis R. Boswell, prisoner at Fort Delaware, regarding his ill health, diet, and asking for help in obtaining his release and that of Jarold D.
Topics of other letters include health, the estate of Nancy Radford, family, death of a family member in the war, and insurance. Bagby, John R. Letters, 19 January April , from John R. Bagby, while serving in the Confederate Army, to his wife, Bettie P. Bagby describing camp life, the life of a soldier, battle, and family events. Bahlmann, William F. Down in the ranks. Memoirs of William F. Bahlmann entitled "Down in the ranks" detailing Bahlmann's exploits while serving as captain of Company K, 22nd Virginia Infantry.
Bahlmann offers a comprehensive view of the life of the soldier in the Civil War through his description of camp life, food and supplies, death of comrades, interaction of Union and Confederate soldiers, health and medical care, and the battle of Droop Mountain. Record is a typed transcript.
In the memoirs were published in the Journal of the Greenbrier Historical Society. Baird, William. Essay, Baker, Joseph D. Letter, 9 July , from Joseph D. Baker comments on the regiment's casualties and captured. He asks his brother to get John Albin to write him and tells his brother that he should not enlist, but stay home. Baker comments on the commanders of the regiment. Baker, Joseph W.
Confederate service record, Confederate service record of Joseph W. Baker of Louisa County, Virginia, copied by his son J. Baker in from shorthand notes made in Record is of Joseph W. Baker, Josiah L. Damage claim, no date. Damage claim, no date, of Josiah L. Baker b. Includes a list of the types of damages, and the estimated value of the items destroyed.
Baldwin, Abel Seymour. Medical papers, Included are copies of letters sent by Baldwin; and account book itemizing lists and costs of supplies, especially food supplies; a case book, and a furlough book. Baldwin, Luman E. Letters, , from Luman E. Topics include troop movement, battle of Salem Church Virginia during the Chancellorsville Campaign, his parents move out west, and a visit to Richmond after the war ended.
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Also included is a piece of grass that Baldwin took from Richmond. Banning, Mrs. Invitation, 20 December Invitation, 20 December , to Mrs. Van Derlip. Barclay, A. Civil War letters, Typescript copies of letters, , from A. Barclay comments on camp life and conditions and on the death of General Stonewall Jackson and the changes in organization as a result and upon the assumption of command of the Union army by Ulysses S. Grant Barker, Moses. Barker ca. Barker describes picket duties, rations he receives, and religious services he attends.
He discusses news of acquaintances in the army and asks after family and friends in Pittsylvania County. Barker offers advice concerning the education and upbringing of his children. He also mentions the battle of Big Bethel and fighting around Petersburg, Virginia. Collection includes a letter from Barker to his daughters Martha J.
Barker providing fatherly advice. Many of the letters are nearly illegible. Barker, William James. Discharge, 21 April Discharge is signed by Colonel D. Weisiger , commander of the 12th Virginia. Barnes, Thomas Rufus. Letter, 12 September Letter, 12 September , from Thomas Rufus Barnes d.
Barnes also asks how the presidential contest is going in Ritchie County and adds that he is a Lincoln man. Barry, William Farquhar. Letter, 18 April Bartlett, Chauncey Leroy. Letter, 14 September Letter, 14 September , from Chauncey Leroy Bartlett b. Bartlett writes about troop movements through Virginia, including through White Sulphur Springs and Manassas to Bull Run, burning enemy wagons and taking prisoners, skirmishes fought, and he gives his opinions concerning General Franz Sigel , slavery and abolition, and Southern independence.
Barton, William Stone. Letter, 30 May Order, 30 April Anderson at Aquia Creek requesting he return to camp with drummers and all music taken and report to officer of the day. Barton also includes instructions on drilling his men. Bates, James Allen.
Correspondence, orders, passes, returns, and rolls concern the Veteran Reserve Corps at Hammond General Hospital, including the th Company. Battey, Henry L. Letters, , from Henry L. Also included is an order for medals and the names of soldiers from the 2nd Rhode Island who are to receive them. Battlefield Markers Association Richmond, Va. Records, Photocopies, carbon copies, photographs, and photonegative.
Records, , of the Battlefield Markers Association of Richmond, Virginia, consisting of a loose-leaf volume containing photographs and texts of Civil War markers erected in Richmond and the surrounding counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, and Henrico by the Rotary Club markers were verified and photographed by the Richmond Civil War Round Table in ; minutes and resolutions of the Battlefield Markers Association and lists of trustees, donors, and aldermen; lists of markers, text for markers, and sketches for placement; drawings of marker designs and photographs of dedication ceremony for the battlefield markers at Walnut Grove Church Hanover County ; certificates of incorporation for the association and receipts; clippings and program for the dedication ceremony at Walnut Grove Church; and correspondence, and , concerning the design of the markers, placement of the markers, and other matters relating to the association.
Correspondence is maily to and from J. Ambler Johnston , secretary of the association. Baugh, William Fielding. Letter, 4 December Stewart , concerning the Battle of the Crater which took place on 30 July during the seige of Petersburg. Baugh was a lieutenant in Company G, 61st Virginia Infantry. Original of this letter is located in William Fielding Baugh papers, , accession Letters home, Accession Transcribed by Roy N. Cain in Includes a brief biography in the prologue, a few copies of letters and envelopes, and a photograph of his tombstone in Dinwiddie County, Virginia.
Transcriptions published as Letters Home: Letters of Lt. Baugh CSA Co. G 61st Va. There is an updated 5th printing which contains more letters than located in this collection. Papers, bulk: Baugh records camp news, discusses family matters, and notes efforts to get leaves of absence. He comments on clothing, food, and supplies. Collection include some letters written by family members to Baugh.
Most letters are published in Letters Home: Letters of Lt. Baugh Co. Cain 5th printing. The following letters are not in the published volume: Amanda C. Baugh to William F. Baugh, 25 March ; Amanda C. Baugh, 15 January ; William F. Baugh to Amanda C. Baugh, 19 December ; Virginius N. Baugh, 12 April ; H. Reid to William F. Baugh, 3 October The original of one of the letters dated 4 December is located at the Eleanor S. Bayless, W. Letter, 16 December Letter, 16 December , from W. Bayless of Company B, 1st Tennessee Infantry, to his mother detailing his regiment's march from home, to Staunton, Virginia, and its final destination of Strasburg, Virginia.
He describes Staunton and the surrrounding countryside. Bayless also mentions his plans to move to another regiment. Baylor, W. Papers, , of W. Baylor of Petersburg, Virginia, consistiong of: a commission, 5 February , as assistant surgeon in the Confederate army from Secretary of War Judah P. Benjamin ; oath of allegiance, 6 April , of W. Baylor; two letters, 7 September and 8 November , from George A. Otis , assistant surgeon-general, to Baylor transmitting abstracts of cases treated at the Confederate hospital in Petersburg during October and June ; and a letter, 20 April , from Charles H.
Military order, 2 September Photostat negative. Special order no. Baylor temporarily relieving him from duty at the Confederate Hospital and reassigning him to other duties immediately. Beadles, George Andrew, Jr. Papers, , Papers, , , of George Andrew Beadles, Jr. Beall, John Bramblett. He also gives a description of Lynchburg, and writes about his duties as an officer, lack of clothing and supplies, and visits with friends and news of fellow soldiers. He requests Merrell to write more, encloses poetry to her, and reminiscences about their time together.
Also included is a letter concerning genealogy on the Beall family, as well as an unidentified tintype and a photograph of Beall when he was in his later years. Bean, Thomas. Reminiscences, no date. Reminiscences, no date, of Thomas Bean b. These reminiscences were apparently dictated to, and written by, an unknown individual. They begin with his capture by Confederate soldiers during the Battle of Weldon Railroad in August , and detail his subsequent imprisonment at Belle Isle and Libby Prisons in Richmond, as well as the military prison at Salisbury, North Carolina.
They include details of the searches to which the prisoners were subjected, rations allowed, descriptions of the buildings and grounds, and the conditions which they endured. A hand-drawn map of Belle Isle prison is also included.