• James M. Macon VHP Collection

    James M. Macon Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Macon, James M.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Benjamin F. Whitten papers, 1848-1945

    United States Army officer. Correspondence, family papers, military records, financial and legal records, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Whitten's service in the Union Army during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Whitten, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), Approximately 1836 - Whitten, Benjamin F.
    • 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
  • 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
  • Alfred Carmon papers, 1859-1865

    Union army soldier. Chiefly letters written by Carmon to his family in Sand Lake, N.Y., while serving with Company H, 169th New York Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War, describing camp life and skirmishes in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida.

    • Contributor: Carmon, Alfred
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Cornelius Chase family papers, 1745-1974

    Clergyman, educator, and farmer. Correspondence, business and financial papers, subject files, reports, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellany relating to various members of the Chase family, especially Cornelius Chase, his son, Cornelius Thurston Chase, and the latter's career as superintendent of public instruction in Florida. Other material concerns the slave trade in Richmond, Virginia, the Confederate Army, and the Reverend Jonas King.

    • Contributor: Chase, Cornelius
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Benjamin F. Whitten papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, family papers, military records, financial and legal records, and other papers relating primarily to Whitten's Civil War service with the 9th Maine Infantry Regiment. Documents his participation in the Battle of Morris Island, S.C., 1863; other actions and encampments along the southeast Atlantic coast in 1862 and 1863; the Battle of Cold Harbor, Va., 1864; and engagements in Bermuda Hundred, ...

    • Contributor: Whitten, Benjamin F.
    • 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
  • 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
  • Catalog Record

    John Whitten papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Diary (110 pages; 1863 August 4-1865 May 17) kept by Whitten during his Civil War service with the 5th Iowa Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army. Subjects include the battles of Corinth and Jackson, Miss., the siege of Vicksburg, Miss., and Whitten's experience as prisoner of war in Belle Isle prison, Richmond, Va., in Columbia, S.C., and in Andersonville Prison, Andersonville, Ga. Also ...

    • Contributor: Whitten, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Orange Smith papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Letters written by Smith to his brother while serving with Company C, 13th Connecticut Infantry Regiment at New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Thibodaux, La., near Charleston, S.C., and Harrisonburg, Va. Includes a brief typewritten summary of each letter and photocopies of Company C muster rolls. In part, photocopies. [S.l.]. Purchase, 1994. Union army soldier. Collection material in English. Forms part of: ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Orange
    • 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
  • Catalog Record

    John Whitten papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Diary (110 pages; 1863 August 4-1865 May 17) kept by Whitten during his Civil War service with the 5th Iowa Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army. Subjects include the battles of Corinth and Jackson, Miss., the siege of Vicksburg, Miss., and Whitten's experience as prisoner of war in Belle Isle prison, Richmond, Va., in Columbia, S.C., and in Andersonville Prison, Andersonville, Ga. Also ...

    • Contributor: Whitten, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Theodore Talbot papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Diaries (1843-1852) relating chiefly to Oregon Trail exploration (1843-1844) with John C. Frémont's second expedition; a journey (1848-1849) from New York to Oregon Territory via Rio de Janeiro, Valparaiso, and Honolulu on board the steamer Massachusetts; and garrison duty at various western forts as an officer with the 1st Regiment, U.S. Artillery. Correspondence, chiefly from Talbot to his mother and sister, ...

    • Contributor: Talbot, Theodore
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Charles W. Cowan papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Chiefly correspondence between Cowan while serving with 14th South Carolina Infantry Regiment, Confederate Army, and his wife, Margaret Susannah Foster Cowan, and other family members. Letters pertain to conditions and life in camps in South Carolina and Virginia as well as to management of the Cowan farm in Abbeville County, S.C. Also includes transcripts of a portion of the letters, financial ...

    • Contributor: Cowan, Charles W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material