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  • Daniel Read Larned papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly letters written by Larned to his sisters and brother-in-law pertaining primarily to General Ambrose Everett Burnside's expedition to North Carolina. Includes descriptions of the battles of Beaufort, Fort Macon, New Bern, and Roanoke Island, N.C. Other subjects include the battles of Antietam, Md., and Cold Harbor, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, and Wilderness, Va.; and the sieges of Petersburg, Va., and Knoxville, Tenn. Larned describes the ...

    • Contributor: Larned, Daniel Read
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Henry L. Abbot family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, biographical and genealogical material, military records, ships logs, maps, printed matter, mementos, and other papers primarily documenting Henry L. Abbot's service as topographical engineer and officer in the Union Army and family life and social activities in Massachusetts during the Civil War. Subjects include the First Battle of Bull Run, construction of fortifications around Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Donald Benham Civil War collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, military orders and records, financial and legal records, and other papers of Union Army officers and soldiers concerning recruitment, enlistment, camp life, battle engagements, military strategy, and distribution of military supplies. Other subjects include diplomatic policy, abolition and slavery, and social conditions in the South during its occupation by Union forces. Includes records of the U.S. Navy Potomac Flotilla pertaining to communications ...

    • Contributor: Benham, Donald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Henry L. Abbot family papers, 1770-2001

    Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, genealogical material, military records, printed matter, and mementos primarily documenting the professional and family activities of Henry L. Abbot and his family during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1770
  • Charles Kline papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence including originals and transcripts of letters, envelopes, newspaper clippings, pension documents, a copy of a photograph, and a drawing relating mainly to Kline's Civil War service with the 115th New York Infantry Regiment, Company D. Subjects include Kline's capture at Harpers Ferry, W. Va., and time in a prison camp in Chicago, Ill.; daily camp life; his service near Alexandria, Va., and Hilton ...

    • Contributor: Kline, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • G.T. Beauregard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including a diary, letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at the sieges of Fort Sumter and Charleston, S.C., Corinth, Miss., and Petersburg, Va., and the battles of Atlanta, Ga., First Manassas, Va., and Shiloh, Tenn. Other ...

    • Contributor: Beauregard, G. T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Edward Willis papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, ledger, memorandum books, requisition books, newspaper clippings, printed material, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Willis's service as chief quartermaster of G.T. Beauregard's division in the Confederate Army. Documents defensive operations along the South Carolina and Georgia coasts, the siege of Petersburg, and movement of troops in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.

    • Contributor: Willis, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1861
  • Donald Benham Civil War collection, 1806-1916

    Collector. Correspondence, financial and legal records, military orders and records, speeches, and miscellaneous items comprising the Civil War collection of Donald Benham.

    • Contributor: Benham, Donald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1806
  • Edward Willis papers, 1854-1906

    Confederate Army officer and merchant. Correspondence, ledgers, memorandum books, requisition books, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Willis's service as chief quartermaster of G. T. Beauregard's division in the Confederate Army.

    • Contributor: Willis, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1854
  • G.T. Beauregard papers, 1844-1883

    United States and Confederate Army officer, engineer, railroad executive, and public official. Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at Fort Sumter and Charleston, South Carolina; Manassas and Petersburg, Virginia; Shiloh, Tennessee; Corinth, Mississippi; and Atlanta, ...

    • Contributor: Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant) - Beauregard, G. T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1844
  • Alfred Roman papers, Catalog Record Only

    Correspondence, memoranda, military telegrams (in code and deciphered), reports, and printed matter relating almost exclusively to the military service of Confederate General G.T. Beauregard, particularly to his role in the 1st Battle of Bull Run, Va., 1861; Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., 1862; and the defense of Petersburg, Va., and Savannah, Ga. Several items relate to Confederate strategic decision after the victory at 1st Battle ...

    • Contributor: Roman, Alfred
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Augustus Alvord correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    Letter (1864 June 25) from Alvord, while serving as chaplain with the 1st Connecticut Artillery Regiment, U.S. Army, to his brother describing the repulse of a Confederate counterattack during the Siege of Petersburg, Va., and the devastation of the Virginia countryside.

    • Contributor: Alvord, Augustus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Dennis Tuttle papers, Catalog Record Only

    Chiefly letters from Tuttle to his wife, Anna, during his Civil War service as quartermaster with the 20th Indiana Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army of the Potomac. Tuttle provides detailed information concerning the results of battle gleaned primarily from wounded and returning soldiers. His letters also include observations on the conduct and competence of officers, camp life, behavior of women and African Americans among the ...

    • Contributor: Tuttle, Dennis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Allen Landis and Aaron J. Landis correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    Correspondence of Allen Landis and Aaron J. Landis while serving in the 116th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army. Chiefly letters from Allen to his family concerning the Battle of Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862; Battle of Gettysburg, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863; Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va., 1864; siege of Petersburg, Va., 1865; and skirmishes in northern Virginia and West Virginia. Subjects include the draft, troop ...

    • Contributor: Landis, Allen - Landis, Aaron J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Autobiography of Charles W. Squires, Catalog Record Only

    Autobiography entitled, "The Last of Lee's Battle Line," chiefly relating to Squires's experiences as a Confederate army officer serving in Maryland, Gettysburg, Pa., Petersburg and Richmond, Va., Louisiana, and elsewhere, and his service after the Civil War in the Missouri National Guard.

    • Contributor: Squires, Charles W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sheads family papers, Catalog Record Only

    Correspondence, diary, certificates, reports, and other papers relating to the Sheads family of Pennsylvania and their role the Civil War. Includes diary (1864 February 10-June 25) of J. James Sheads relating to his service with the 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry at the battle of Cold Harbor and siege of Petersburg, Va., and ALS (1863 July 7) written by Lt. Col. Henry G. Tuthill, 104th New ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • David Coon papers, Catalog Record Only

    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.

    • Contributor: Coon, David
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Winthrop Henry Phelps papers, Catalog Record Only

    Diary (1864 May 15-1865 December 31) entitled A Chaplain's Life in the Civil War, describing Phelps' tours of duty with the 19th Connecticut Infantry (later 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery) at forts in Alexandria, Va., and Washington, D.C., and nine Civil War engagements, including battles at Spottsylvania (1864 May) and Petersburg, Va. (1865 March-April). The diary, compiled and edited (1945) by Ethel L. Phelps, is ...

    • Contributor: Phelps, Winthrop Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Aaron B. Tompkins correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    Letters written by Tompkins to his mother and sister while serving in the 1st New Jersey Cavalry Regiment in Virginia and Maryland during the Civil War. Mentions George Armstrong Custer, John Singleton Mosby, Mosby's Rangers (43rd Virginia Cavalry Battalion, Confederate States of America Army), and skirmishes around Warrenton, Petersburg, and Richmond, Va.

    • Contributor: Tompkins, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Cornelius Van Houten correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    Letters written chiefly by Van Houten to his father, Ralph Van Houten, pertaining to his service with the 1st New Jersey Light Artillery, U.S. Army, and to political affairs at the close of the Civil War. Subjects include Van Houten's belief in the Union cause; the Battle of Fair Oaks, Va., in 1862; seige of Petersburg, Va., in October, 1864; surrenders of Generals Joseph ...

    • Contributor: Van Houten, Cornelius
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Marsena Rudolph Patrick journals, Catalog Record Only

    Journals kept by Patrick while serving in the Union Army. Documents his role in the 2nd Battle of Bull Run, Va., (1862); the Maryland Campaign (1862); the Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., (1863); operations along the Rapidan River, Va., (1863); Battle of Cold Harbor, Va., (1864); seige of Petersburg, Va., (1864-1865); and the entry of Union troops into Richmond, Va. Discusses the operations of the ...

    • Contributor: Patrick, Marsena Rudolph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection