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    Letter to R. U. Johnson from William Tecumseh Sherman, December 22, 1886.

    • Contributor: Sherman, William T.
    • Date: 1886-12-22

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    Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, 1862-1865

    Soldier and sailor. Mainly Civil War correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, together with a diary and biographical sketch of Osborn.

    • Contributor: Osborn, Joseph Bloomfield
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers, 1793-1861

    Wife of architect William Thornton. Diaries and notebooks primarily describing social life in Washington, D.C., with extensive detail about housekeeping and expense matters. Also contained in the diaries are memorandum books, poems, sketches, and silhouettes of unidentified people.

    • Contributor: Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau
    • Date: 1793
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    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 ...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Tilton C. - Reynolds, Juliana Smith

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    Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Seven bound volumes containing diaries, journals, essays, log of household visitors, daily log of activities, household accounts, silhouettes of unidentified people, and other papers primarily describing social life in Washington, D.C., with extensive detail about housekeeping and expense matters. There are gaps in the diaries, with a major one occurring during the years 1816-1827. Includes entries relating to the schedule and work of Thornton's ...

    • Contributor: Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau
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    Benjamin F. Butler papers, 1778-1929

    Army officer, state legislator and U.S. representative from Massachusetts, governor of Massachusetts, and military governor of New Orleans. Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, his service in the United States Congress as a representative from Massachusetts, his election as governor of Massachusetts, and his candidacy for president.

    • Contributor: Butler, Benjamin F. (benjamin Franklin) - Butler, Benjamin F.
    • Date: 1778
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    Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough papers, 1797-1874

    Naval officer. Correspondence, military records, financial papers, printed material, illustrations, and other papers concerning Goldsborough's career in the United States Navy.

    • Contributor: Goldsborough, Louis Malesherbes
    • Date: 1797
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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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    Shelby family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial records, military records, genealogical data, and other papers relating primarily to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. The papers of Isaac Shelby document his activities during the Indian wars, Revolutionary ...

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    Benjamin F. Butler papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, charts, maps, photographs, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, service as U.S. representative from and governor of Massachusetts, and candidacy for U.S. president in 1884. Documents Butler's participation in military operations in Maryland, 1861; Fort Clark and Fort Hatteras, Outer Banks, N.C., 1861; Petersburg, Va., 1864-1865; and Fort Fisher, N.C., 1864-1865. Also documents his ...

    • Contributor: Butler, Benjamin F.
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    C.B. Comstock papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, memoirs, reports, notebooks, orders, memoirs, sketches, and other papers primarily concerning Comstock's Civil War service as chief engineer of the Army of the Potomac. Topics include the siege of Vicksburg, Miss.; the capture of Fort Fisher, N.C.; the fords on the Rapidan and Rappahannock rivers, Va.; the defenses at Aquia Creek, Va. and Harpers Ferry, W. Va.; Ulysses S. Grant's resignation ...

    • Contributor: Comstock, C. (cyrus Ballou)
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    C.B. Comstock papers, 1847-1908

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, notebooks, orders, reports, and drawings primarily concerning Comstock's Civil War service as chief engineer of the Army of the Potomac. Also includes material relating to the Mexican War and Comstock's tenure as president of the United States Mississippi River Commission, 1884.

    • Contributor: Comstock, C. (cyrus Ballou) - Comstock, C.
    • Date: 1847
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    James Wyche Green papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, reports, publications, military records, biographical materials, journals, clippings, photographs, and other materials relating chiefly to Green's work in rural land use and overseas agricultural and industrial development. Documents his career as a community advisor to foreign governments for the U.S. Agency for International Development in Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), and Yemen. Also includes material pertaining to his years at Hargrave ...

    • Contributor: Green, James Wyche
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    Roger Jones family papers, 1649-1896

    Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, financial and legal papers, miscellany, and printed matter, chiefly the papers of the descendants of Captain Roger Jones (1625[?]-1701), who accompanied Thomas Culpeper, Baron Culpeper (1635-1689), to Virginia in 1680, chronicling the lives of several generations of Jones family members in Virginia, North Carolina, and Kentucky.

    • Date: 1649
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    Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, military records, financial papers, printed matter, illustrations, and other papers concerning Goldsborough's career in the U.S. Navy. Documents the capture of the castle of San Juan de Ulúa, Mexico, during the Mexican War, 1846-1848, and Goldsborough's work as superintendent of the United States Naval Academy, 1853-1857. Civil War material relates to the blockade of Charleston Harbor, S.C.; Ambrose Everett Burnside's Expedition to North ...

    • Contributor: Goldsborough, Louis Malesherbes
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    Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, with Osborn family members and Louise Landau (married Osborn in 1866). Also includes a diary (1862-1863) and biographical sketch of Osborn. Subjects include enlistments, camp life, training, and marches in Maryland and Virginia. Osborn also discusses discipline and morale, the attitude and condition of Confederate ...

    • Contributor: Osborn, Joseph Bloomfield
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    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.
    • Date: 1638
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    Roger Jones family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, notebooks, legal documents, financial records, printed matter, survey plats, and other papers. Chiefly the papers of the descendants of Captain Roger Jones who accompanied Thomas Culpeper, Baron Culpeper, to Virginia in 1680. Chronicles the lives of several generations of Jones family members in Virginia, North Carolina, and Kentucky. Subjects include family affairs; Virginia agriculture, commerce, courts, slave holdings, and tobacco plantations; ...

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    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
    • Date: 1861
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    "Reminisces of the Antislavery Struggle"

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick

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    Shelby family papers, 1738-1916

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

    • Date: 1738