Manuscript/Mixed MaterialBetty Herndon Maury Maury diary, Diary (1861 June 3-1863 February 18) written chiefly at Fredericksburg, Va., containing detailed comments on the progress of the Civil War, especially in the local area, hardships suffered by Confederate soldiers, and military activities of Mrs. Maury's father, Matthew Fontaine Maury (including the abortive attempt to capture the U.S.S. Pawnee), her cousin, Dabney Herndon Maury (1822-1900), and other members of the Maury family.
- Contributor: Maury, Betty Herndon Maury
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Manuscript/Mixed MaterialGilbert Thompson journal,
Gilbert Thompson papers Journal (1861-1864) of Thompson's Civil War experiences in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., while serving as a topographical engineer in the Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army of the Potomac. Includes later reminiscences; description of bridges, armaments, and firearms; and sketches and photographs of army officers and battle sites. Includes correspondence, laid in, of Nathaniel Prentiss Banks.
- Contributor: Thompson, Gilbert
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