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    Alvah H. Granniss papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, including originals and typescripts of letters; a memoranda by Granniss about his Civil War service; poems and a song; envelopes; printed matter; artifacts; and other papers relating chiefly to Granniss's Civil War service with the 1st Connecticut Cavalary Regiment, U.S. Army. Consists primarily of letters from Granniss to his sister, Mary Ann Tuttle, and his parents, Henry H. Granniss and Louisa Granniss, and ...

    • Contributor: Granniss, Alvah H.
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    Ezra Ayers Carman papers, 1861-1909

    United States Army officer, civil servant, and author. Holograph drafts of chapters, plus maps, correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, and printed matter comprising Carman’s book file for his history of the American Civil War.

    • Contributor: Carman, Ezra Ayers
    • Date: 1861
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    W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (william Wilson) - Corcoran, W. W.
    • Date: 1791
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    Ezra Ayers Carman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, drafts of chapters, notes, printed material, maps, and other papers comprising Carman's book file for his history of the American Civil War. Subjects include campaigns in Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the Potomac River, and the Shenandoah Valley; Abraham Lincoln and his relations with George Brinton McClellan and other Union officers; secession and the secession convention in Virginia; and slavery.

    • Contributor: Carman, Ezra Ayers
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    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911

    United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks’s political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Date: 1829
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    Feamster family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, essays, notes and notebooks, financial and legal records, circulars, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and other papers of the allied Feamster (Feemster), Alderson, Cary (Carey), and Mathews (Matthews) families. Subjects include farming, law, medicine, military, politics, and religion, as well as geography, economic and social conditions, and education in areas and states in which members of the family visited or resided including Arkansas, ...

    • Contributor: Cary, Charles William - Feamster, Claudius Newman - Feamster, Felix Claudius - Feamster, Martha Alderson - Feamster, Robert Cantrell - Feamster, Samuel William Newman - Feamster, Thomas L.
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    W.W. Corcoran papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterpress books, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts. Documents his involvement with the brokerage and banking firms, Corcoran & Riggs, Washington, D.C.; Riggs and Co, New York, N.Y.; Bank of America; and Wilson, Colston & Co., Baltimore, Md. Also documents his investment ventures in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad ...

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (william Wilson) - Corcoran, Thomas
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    Feamster family papers, 1794-1967

    Members of the Feamster (Feemster) family. Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, financial and legal papers, writings, and miscellaneous material illustrating the activities of four interrelated families from 1794 to 1967 whose members were engaged in farming, the law, medicine, the military, politics, religion, and other pursuits in Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, Iowa, and Maryland. The collection also contains genealogical information about the Cary ...

    • Contributor: Cary, Charles William - Feamster, Claudius Newman - Feamster, Felix Claudius - Feamster, Martha Alderson - Feamster, Robert Cantrell - Feamster, Samuel William Newman - Feamster, Thomas L.
    • Date: 1794
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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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    M. Shuler diary, Catalog Record Only

    Two volume diary (1862 June 11-December 12) kept by Shuler while serving with the 33rd Virginia Infantry Regiment, Confederate States Army, during the Peninsular, Second Bull Run, Antietam, and Fredericksburg campaigns. Includes information on casualties, marches, discipline, supplies, depradations, and morale. Also mentions battles of Malvern Hill and Cedar Mountain, capture of Harpers Ferry, and the burning of public buildings in Martinsburg, W. Va.

    • Contributor: Shuler, M.
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    Charles H. Boyce papers, Catalog Record Only

    A history of the 28th Regiment, New York State Volunteers. Relates to military activities in Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia during the Civil War. Also includes several reunion badges and programs.

    • Contributor: Boyce, Charles H.
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    Clarence E. Bailey correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    Chiefly correspondence of Bailey addressed to his family during his service with the 129th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army. Bailey notes movements of the regiment; details of skirmishes and battles in Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia; camp life; clothing, rations, and other supplies; medical care; and family affairs. He describes the aftermath of the Battle of Antietam, Md., 1862, and makes mention of military ...

    • Contributor: Bailey, Clarence E. - Foss, Stuart M.
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    Genealogy collection. Catalog Record Only

    Correspondence, copies of wills, Bible and tombstone records, genealogical notes, biographical sketches, memorandum books, and printed matter. Correspondence relates primarily to genealogical research on the Goff, Gray, Hewitt, Johnston, Porter, and allied families of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.

    • Contributor: Porter, Eunice R.
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    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.