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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Smith Adams diary

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: USGPL-HSA
Scope and Content The Henry Smith Adams collection consist of his diary during the war, a diary of his life before the war, and a genealogical history of his family. The collection also contains a transcript of his diary, letters, and the family’s genealogical history. Inside his diary, Adams wrote about his daily life in the army, his thoughts on contemporary politics, his general health, daily events, his interactions with Union and Confederate soldiers, and his wounding at Champions Hill. The collection...
Dates: 1670 - 1926; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864

Alabama Civil War Letters

Identifier: MSS-151
Scope and Contents

Letters: Feb. 1, 1863, B. F. Seale, Butler, Choctaw County, Alabama, to "Bro. Jack"; May 1, 1863, Nancy Peteet, Burton Creek Hills, Alabama, to "Dear Brother"; July 22, 1863, Jesse Seale, n. p, to "Dear Brother"; Nov. 22, 1863, Voucher, CSA, to J. A. Ware.

Dates: 1863

J. Trooper Armstrong Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-435
Scope and Contents

Family letters of J. Trooper Armstrong and his wife, Ladie, from Nashville, Tennessee, Arkansas and Jackson, Mississippi, including Civil War letters (1861, 1864). J. Trooper Armstrong served in the Confederate Army, 9th Arkansas Regiment.

Dates: 1851 - 1864

Robert Barnette Civil War Letter

Identifier: MSS-104
Scope and Contents

Civil War letter of T. J. C. Harmann of the 40th Mississippi Infantry Regiment, Company E, stationed at Meridian, Miss., May 22, 1862, to his mother and sisters.

Dates: 1862

Beachum Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-34
Scope and Contents Five Civil War letters, including: Letters from James M. Beachum, 2nd Mississippi Infantry Regiment, Company C (Town Creek Riflemen) from Virginia, 1863; A. L. Gallaway, 10th Mississippi Regiment, Company B; George Martin of the 2nd Mississippi Infantry Regiment, no company listed, 1864; D. Beachum of the 12th Mississippi Cavalry Regiment, Ferguson’s Brigade, 1864; letter of Bone Hughes of the 27th Alabama Infantry Regiment, Buford's Brigade, 1863. Also includes 4 legal papers, 3 short...
Dates: 1844 - 1864

Rachel Bell Letter

Identifier: MSS-159
Scope and Contents

Letter describing the Civil War situation in Tippah County, Mississippi, 1862.

Dates: 1862

Buckley Civil War letters

Identifier: MSS-161
Scope and Content

Letters of R. E. Buckley of the 36th Mississippi Infantry Regiment, Company I (Stephens Guards) to his mother in Lake, Mississippi, from Mississippi and Georgia, 1863-1864.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

C.H. "Sgt" Campbell Letter

Identifier: MSS-554
Scope and Contents

Letter from C.H. Campbell from "Carters Mills, near Leesburg, Va.," November 12, 1861, to "Dear Parents." Concerns fighting, the company and its leadership, weather conditions, picket duty. Envelope "Mrs. Mary A. Campbell, Canton, Madison Co., MS., Sgt C.H. Campbell, 13th Regt., MS. Volunteers." Transcriptions available.

Dates: 1861

George F. Capps Letters

Identifier: MSS-166
Scope and Contents Letters of George F. Capps of Troy, Pike County, Alabama, to his wife Martha O. Capps from Alabama, Mississippi, and Ohio. Topics mentioned in an 1860 letter include his operation of a school for boys in Alabama, literary matters, and friends and family. Capps served in the Confederate Army in Company H, 42 Alabama Volunteer Infantry. His 1862 letters written from Mobile, Alabama, and Columbus and Artesia, Mississippi, concern the war, the surrounding countryside and conditions in Columbus,...
Dates: 1860 - 1869

Peleg Clarke, Jr. papers

Identifier: FVW-PCJ
Scope and Content This collection contains a number of letters, documents, and records related to Peleg Clarke Jr. While the collection spans from 1853 to the early 1900s, a bulk of the collection was created over the course of the Civil War. The year 1862 is heavily represented. During this time, Clarke Jr. provided goods and services to the Union Army. However, in 1862 his steam sawmill was confiscated. A number of materials (even as late as 1866) in the collection relate to this incident. Historians and...
Dates: 1853 - 1900