• Shelby family papers, 1738-1916

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, 1862-1865

    Soldier and sailor. Mainly Civil War correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, together with a diary and biographical sketch of Osborn.

    • Contributor: Osborn, Joseph Bloomfield
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Worthington Stokes VHP Collection

    Charles Worthington Stokes Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Stokes, Charles Worthington
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • Daniel Read Larned papers, 1861-1878

    Army officer and private secretary to General Ambrose Everett Burnside. Correspondence and other material concerning campaigns by the Union Army in North Carolina and Virginia and Burnside's relationship with other generals.

    • Contributor: Larned, Daniel Read
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • About this Collection -- Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment : Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers

    Comprising 164 items (359 digital images), this online presentation includes correspondence, photographs, and other materials dating between 1861 and 1865 documenting the Civil War experience of Captain Tilton C. Reynolds, a member of the 105th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers. The letters feature details of the regiment's movements, accounts of military engagements, and descriptions of the daily life of soldiers and their views of the ...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Date: 1851
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    Shelby family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial records, military records, genealogical data, and other papers relating primarily to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. The papers of Isaac Shelby document his activities during the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph R. Hawley papers, 1638-1906

    Army officer, editor and United States representative and senator from Connecticut. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, drafts of speeches, business papers, and memorabilia relating to Hawley's personal and family life and to his business and political work.

    • Contributor: Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Hawley, Joseph R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Calvin Cutter biography, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Account of Cutter's abolitionist activities in prewar Kansas, friendship with John Brown, and Civil War service with the 21st Massachusetts in Kentucky, North Carolina, and Virginia. Handwritten transcript. [S.l.]. Gift, Sarah H. Powers, 1910. Army officer and surgeon. Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS987 1 item.

    • Contributor: Cutter, Calvin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Cyrus Mills Perrine correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Chiefly letters written by Perrine during his service with the 123rd Indiana Infantry Regiment to his parents, George H. Perrine and Rosetta L. Perrine, in Decatur County, Indiana. Includes letters to the couple from other Union soldiers including Rosetta Perrine's brothers, Chester Y.C. Alden, James C. Alden, and York Alden. Topics include camp life, troop movements, and battle engagements including the ...

    • Contributor: Perrine, Cyrus Mills
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Isaac Hallock papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Correspondence, journals, financial papers, orders, and printed matter relating primarily to Hallock's visits to China while serving with the merchant marine and as a private in the 13th New York Infantry (Brooklyn) at Annapolis and Baltimore, Md., and also to his service in the Navy (1861-1868) aboard the U.S.S. State of Georgia and U.S.S. Mercedita (part of the South Atlantic Blockading ...

    • Contributor: Hallock, Isaac
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    John Jay Sherman papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Chiefly letters written by Sherman to his family during his service with the 8th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment, typescript of Sherman's remniscences of the Civil War, and genealogical material pertaining to the Sherman, Clarke (Clark), and Hover (Hoover) families. Includes material pertaining to Sherman's participation in battles in Virginia, capture by Confederate troops, imprisonment on Belle Isle, in Libby Prison ...

    • Contributor: Sherman, John Jay
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    David Coon papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Correspondence outlining everyday routine while on maneuvers with the 36th Wisconsin Infantry in Petersburg, Va., and Northern Virginia, and as a prisoner in Libby Prison, Richmond, Va., and Salisbury, N.C. Microfilm of originals in private hands. Private. Loaned to the Library of Congress for microfilming, Edward T. Roundtree, 1941. Soldier. MSS51995 50 items. 1 microfilm reel.

    • Contributor: Coon, David
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Robert H. Reaves correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. AlsS (1862 December 10-1864 December 26) from Reaves while serving with the 21st South Carolina Infantry Regiment, Confederate States of America Army, in South Carolina and Virginia. The letters are addressed to his father and sister and discuss provisions, camp life of the regiment, and military affairs. Topics include the battles of Fredericksburg, Va. (1862), Goldsboro, N.C. (1862), and Murfreesboro, Tenn. ...

    • Contributor: Reaves, Robert H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Thomas P. Wagner papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Chiefly letters written by Wagner to his family while serving with the 142nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment in Civil War campaigns in Maryland and Virginia. Includes letters received by Wagner from friends also serving in the Union army and newspaper articles (1984) containing excerpts from a diary kept by Wagner while a Confederate prisoner in Salisbury Prison, N.C. Purchase, 1998. Union soldier. ...

    • Contributor: Wagner, Thomas P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material