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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

19th century newspaper illustrations collection

Identifier: C0285

The collection consists of lithographs that appeared in Puck, Harper's Weekly, and Illustrated London News.

Dates: 1861-1894

Alexander Haight family collection

Identifier: C0159
Abstract This collection contains materials of the Haight family who owned Sully Plantation during the Civil War. Materials include correspondence, household financial records, photographs, documents, and artifacts. The artifacts in the collection consist of Native American arrowheads and Civil War-era items. Most of the materials date from the mid to late 19th century and the early 20th century, but the collection also includes a ledger dating from before the American Revolution and a few items...
Dates: 1764-1977

Collis S. Hough Civil War letters to his wife Harriet Stevens Hough

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: C0328

Letters from Collis S. Hough of the 1st Connecticut Artillery Regiment to his wife Harriet Stevens Hough.

Dates: 1861-1865; 1892

Letter from Corporal Francis Ronien of the 2nd Rhode Island Infantry to his brother Henry

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0366

Letter from Corporal Francis Ronien of the 2nd Rhode Island Infantry to his brother Henry, written on July 15, 1861.

Dates: July 15, 1861

Letter from unidentified Confederate soldier to his mother

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0368

Letter from unidentified Confederate soldier to his mother, written on January 29, 1863.

Dates: January 29, 1863

Milton Barnes papers

 Collection — Box 5
Identifier: C0065

This collection contains two hundred items, mostly correspondence between Milton and Rhoda Barnes during the Civil War. The remainder of the collection consists of documents concerning Milton Barnes as Secretary of State, Rhoda Barnes, and photographs of both.

Dates: 1853-1891

Orders and oaths for Union and Confederate deserters

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0382

Four printed documents, three Union and one Confederate, regarding policies and procedures for deserters from each side of the Civil War, all printed in 1864.

Dates: 1864

Randolph H. Lytton Historical Virginia collection

Identifier: C0311

The collection includes artwork, campaign materials, correspondence, envelopes, indentures, maps, military paperwork, newspapers, paper currency, photographs, postcards, and publications on Virginia, particularly Fairfax County.

Dates: 1670 - 2004

William Darke Briscoe Civil War diaries collection

Identifier: C0239
Abstract Approximately 22,500 words total, a detailed manuscript account, in diary form, of long periods of the first two years of the Civil War in Virginia, April 18- August 12, 1861, and April 10- September 8, 1862. The diaries contain eye-witness accounts of Civil War battles, social commentary on life during wartime, and detailed descriptions of travel in Virginia, including trips to Montpelier and Weyer's Cave. The first diary features a detailed double-page manuscript map of the first Battle...
Dates: 1861-1862, 2013