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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

U.S. Colored Troops Civil War Muster Roll

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0960
Abstract

This collection contains a muster roll of a company of black soldiers in the American Civil War. The company was present at General Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House.

Dates: 1865 February 28-April 30

Mial Vincent Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0986

Curtis Howe Walker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0483
Scope and Contents The collection contains his 1905 thesis from Yale University, outgoing/incoming correspondence, a manuscript, some class notes, 70 photographs, a postcard collection [related to European travel depicting medieval architecture and religious themes], and 47 lantern slides.In addition, the collection contains the correspondence between members of his mother’s family, the Johnston’s, during the Civil War; a scrapbook , and Turkish pictures presented to his mother when she came to...
Dates: 1853 - 1960

John B. Walters Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0488

A.B. Watkins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0779

John Summerfield Wilkes Collection

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 30081044672669]
Identifier: MSS.0503
Abstract John Summerfield Wilkes was born March 2, 1841 in Culleoka, Maury County, Tennessee and died, at the age of 67, in Pulaski, Tennessee on February 2, 1908. He attended Alabama Western University in Florence and studied law under a private teacher in Nashville until the Civil War began. During the war, he served as a captain in the Third Tennessee Regiment, Confederate Army, and as Adjutant General on the staff of General John C. Brown. Wilkes married Florence A. Barker on June 20, 1865 and...
Dates: 2001

P. J. Williamson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0509
Abstract

This collection contains 25 letters dated 1862-1869. Most of correspondence from P.J. Williamson is to his wife during his service in the American Civil War.

Dates: 1862 - 1869

 

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