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    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
    • Date: 1745
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    Frank Kowalski papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, military orders, patents, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, drawings, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Kowalski's career in the U.S. Army (1925-1958) and in the U.S. House of Representatives (1959-1963). Military files document his directorship of the Disarmament School, U.S. Army Forces in the European Theater, London, England (1944-1945) and the school's training of Allied and American officers ...

    • Contributor: Kowalski, Frank
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    John Archer Lejeune papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, military papers, printed matter, and other papers relating to Lejeune's education at Louisiana State University and the United States Naval Academy and to his military career. Includes material on his service aboard the USS Vandalia (Screw sloop) during the 1889 hurricane in Samoa; his service aboard the USS Cincinnati (Cruiser) during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Marine Corps operations in ...

    • Contributor: Lejeune, John Archer
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    Frank L. Stickney papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical material, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Frank L. Stickney and to the Stickney family and allied Knowles family. Includes Frank L. Stickney's letters to poet Georgiana Klingle Holmes. Papers of Frank L. Stickney's father, Francis H. Stickney, a warrant clerk in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War, include letters (1861 November 21-23) ...

    • Contributor: Stickney, Frank L.
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    Joseph Warren Keifer papers, 1850-1865

    Army officer, lawyer, banker, and congressman. Correspondence, military orders, casualty lists, ordnance and paymaster records, and other military records documenting military life and operations of the Third and 110th Ohio infantry regiments, the Army of the Ohio, and the Army of the Potomac during campaigns in Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia.

    • Contributor: Keifer, Joseph Warren
    • Date: 1850
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    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence (1860-1880), and diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks's political career in the House of Representatives and to his service as an army officer during the Civil War. Includes papers on the Kansas territorial question, the assault on Charles Sumner, and the establishment of the Republican Party. Civil War topics include ...

    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
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    Samuel J. Baird papers, 1834-1892

    Presbyterian clergyman and author of Newark, Ohio. Correspondence and other material relating to Presbyterian Church affairs and doctrinal questions, the work of the American Bible Society in Virginia, and the Baird family.

    • Contributor: Baird, Samuel J. (samuel John) - Baird, Samuel J.
    • Date: 1834
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    Joseph Warren Keifer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Letters from Keifer to his wife, Eliza Stout Keifer, written while serving with the U.S. Army during the Civil War; headquarters letterbook (1863 June 16-1865 June 20) of the 3rd Brigade, 3rd and Sixth Army Corps; and other correspondence, manuscript and printed general orders, casualty lists, ordnance and paymaster records, and other military records. Documents military life and operations of the 3rd and 110th ...

    • Contributor: Keifer, Joseph Warren
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    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
    • Date: 1854
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    Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, 1822-1913

    Union army officer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, and military papers detailing Heintzelman’s service in the United States Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. Includes descriptions of activities in Indian wars in Florida, the Southwest, and California, and during the Mexican War.

    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
    • Date: 1822
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    Tilton C. Reynolds papers, 1851-1963

    Union Civil War soldier. Chiefly letters by Reynolds to his mother, Juliana Smith Reynolds, during his service with the 105th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment that describe Civil War skirmishes in Virginia, military life, and morale of the soldiers. Includes other letters and papers of Reynolds and his mother after the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Date: 1851
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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
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    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.
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    Calvin Benjamin papers, circa 1838-1882

    United States Army officer. Chiefly correspondence, with transcribed excerpts and notes, relating to Benjamin's service under General Zachary Taylor during the Mexican War.

    • Contributor: Benjamin, Calvin
    • Date: 1838
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    John Singleton Mosby papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence, orders, commissions, reports, and circulars concerning the organization and activities of Mosby's Rangers (43rd Virginia Cavalry Battalion, C.S.A.). Documents the guerrilla warfare carried out by the battalion in Virginia. Contains remarks on public enthusiasm for the war in 1861, the treatment of prisoners of war, casualties, the death of Maj. John Pelham, and the capture of Gen. Edwin H. Stoughton. Correspondents include ...

    • Contributor: Mosby, John Singleton
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    Keidel family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Keidel family papers. Chiefly the papers of George C. Keidel, professor of romance languages at Johns Hopkins University and later an employee of the Library of Congress Copyright Office, including correspondence, annotations, and writings concerning his study of Aesop's Fables and other early works. Also includes letters (1861-1865) of Herman F. Keidel to his family in Maryland while serving with the 12th Virginia Cavalry ...

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    Matthew Stanley Quay papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, election materials, financial papers, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Quay's career in Pennsylvania and national politics as a member of the Republican party and the U.S. Senate. Includes correspondence relating to his Republican National Committee chairmanship (1888-1891), his candidacy for chairman of the Pennsylvania Republican state committee (1895), and his bid for the presidency (1896); numerous newspaper ...

    • Contributor: Quay, Matthew Stanley
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    Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, news clippings, scrapbook, sketches, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Donelson's service as Andrew Jackson's aide-de-camp (1820-1822) and presidential secretary (1829-1837), charge d'affaires to Texas (1844-1845), U.S. minister to Prussia (1846-1849), editor of the Washington Union (1851-1852), and vice-presidential candidate (1856). Subjects include the Nullification Crisis, 1828-1832; national economic policy; the move to recharter the ...

    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson - Burke, Pauline Wilcox - Donelson, Emily Tennessee - Martin, James Glasgow - Randolph, Meriwether Lewis - Wilcox, Mary Emily Donelson - United States. Constitution
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    Daniel O. Drennan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, military dispatches, reports, notes, documents, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, printed matter, architectural drawings, memorabilia, and other papers relating to General Philip Henry Sheridan's battlefield command in Virginia in the last months of the Civil War, administration of Reconstruction policy, and actions along the Mexican border. Subjects include other military officers; Indian affairs; Yellowstone National Park; the Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871; the Wounded ...

    • Contributor: Drennan, Daniel O.
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    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.
    • Date: 1848
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    Joseph R. Hawley papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, notebooks, business records, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Hawley's service as U.S. senator from Connecticut, Union army officer, and chairman of the United States Centennial Commission; work as a newspaper editor in Hartford, Conn.; and personal and family life. Documents his Civil War service with the 1st and 7th Connecticut Infantry Regiments, U.S. Army, in North Carolina, South Carolina, and ...

    • Contributor: Hawley, Joseph R. (joseph Roswell)
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    Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, and military papers of Burbank and Van Voorhis family members spanning the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, and the American occupation of the Philippines in the early 20th century. Diary of Sullivan Burbank pertaining primarily to his service during the War of 1812 at forts in New York State and Detroit, Mich., area; troop movements; passing American and British ships; ...

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    Fitz-John Porter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, telegrams, reports, memoranda, articles, autobiographical, biographical and genealogical material, financial and legal papers, annotated printed matter, scrapbooks, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Porter's court-martial and cashiering out of military service on January 21, 1863, as a result of his conduct during the Second Battle of Bull Run on August 29, 1862, the review by a board of officers, his reinstatement, ...

    • Contributor: Porter, Fitz-John
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    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.
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    Jubal Anderson Early papers, 1829-1930

    United States and Confederate Army officer, lawyer, and state legislator of Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, speeches and articles, clippings, a scrapbook, printed matter, and maps dated largely after the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Early, Jubal Anderson
    • Date: 1829