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Joseph J. Davis and Family Private Papers

Identifier: SC-MS-065
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of letters and notes from Joseph Jonathan Davis to his wife Katherine Elizabeth Shaw. Many of the letters in this collection are referenced in T.H. Pearce’s, They Fought: The Story of Franklin County Men in the Years 1861-1865. Davis’s letters to his wife discuss his experience during the Civil War regarding soldiers, living conditions, weather, etc. Many of his letters include requests to his wife for supplies and also...
Dates: 1862-1894 (photocopies)

Laura Harriss Howell Music Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-098
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal music library of Laura Harriss Howell and includes opera librettos, music books, and sheet music meant to be sung and played on piano, organ or guitar by musicians in the home. Published primarily in the first half of the nineteenth century but including some Confederate imprints, the music reflects the parlor music tastes of the period and contains popular part-singing classics of the day.

Dates: Undated

Lazenby Family Papers

Identifier: SC-MS-061
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, ephemera, periodicals and advertisments, and genealogical documents for and related to the Lazenby family and Jones family. Material also included are two documents relating to the end of the Civil War and the Confederacy: an Oath of Loyalty to the Union and a President's Warrant of Pardon for Mary M. Jones.

Dates: 1831-1941

Lower Cape Fear Region Maps

Identifier: SC-MS-023
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three maps of New Hanover county. Two maps document the topography and location of sunken blockade runners during the Civil War; the third map is of New Hanover county in 1949.

Dates: 1886-1949

Major General William Wing Loring Proclamation

Identifier: SC-MS-073
Scope and Contents

A broadside issued September 14, 1862 by the Army of the Confederate States "To the People of Western Virginia," declaring martial law by the command of Major General William Wing Loring during the Kanawha Valley Campaign of 1862.

Dates: 1862 September 14

Mrs. C.A. Council Letter

Identifier: SC-MS-049

Letter to Mrs. C.A. Council from her unnamed brother dated 17 February 1862. In the letter, Council's brother describes the location where his regiment is stationed during the Civil War.

Dates: 1862 February 17 (photocopy)

Richard Laracy Letter

Identifier: SC-MS-137
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter dated 1914, written by Richard Laracy, veteran, recounting his Civil War experiences to a friend. The letter outlines Laracy's experience at the Battle at Gettysburg. He was a Union soldier in Culter's 1st Division, 1st Corps. Included are the original letter and a photocopy.

Dates: 1914 January 09

Stephen Graham Presidential Pardon

Identifier: SC-MS-006
Scope and Contents On August 21, 1865, President Andrew Johnson pardoned Stephen Graham of Duplin County, North Carolina, for “taking part in the late rebellion against the Government of the United States…” Signed in Washington D.C., by Johnson and his Acting Secretary of State, it was a “full pardon and amnesty for all offenses by him committed, arising from participation, direct or implied, in the said rebellion.”Amnesty was to take effect on the day Graham took the loyalty oath prescribed in the...
Dates: 1865 May 29

The Black Poet Manuscript

Identifier: SC-MS-094
Scope and Contents The Black Poet was the 1865 annouced title of a work to be published that was to contain "a concise history of the life" of George Moses Horton, bard and recently freed enslaved individual. Richard Walser used the 1865 title for his 1996 work on Horton, since no evidence exists that the 1865 book was ever written. Walser wrote his "concise history" during part of a year he spent on a Guggenheim Fellowship. Claude Howell created the drawings for the book. This collection contains the...
Dates: 1966

Thomas J. Armstrong Papers

Identifier: SC-MS-001
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of letters written by Thomas J. Armstrong's son, Edward Hall Armstrong, during the Civil War. Also included are: a photograph of Edward, his officer commissions, and his book on military tactics, eulogies for Edward by various persons, a letter from Edward's body servant--an enslaved person named Moses, and miscellaneous letters and documents from other family members, including Thomas's boyhood reminiscences, a receipt for sale of an enslaved person, and...
Dates: 1859-1885

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Wood, Thomas Fanning, 1841-1892 2
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Block, Susan Taylor, 1951- 1
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Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 51st 1
Davis, Joseph Jonathan 1
Ellis, John Willis, 1820-1861 1
Evans, Anchram Harris, 1838-1911 1
Evans, Elizabeth Robinson Kelly, 1844-1910 1
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 1
Graham, Stephen, 1822-1900 1
Hanson, Roger Weightman, 1827-1863 1
High, Daniel Pinkney, 1843-1912 1
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High, William J., 1842-1862 1
Hoke, William J. 1
Horton, George Moses, 1798?-approximately 1880 1
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Howell, Claude, 1915-1997 1
Howell, Laura M Harriss, 1836-1911 1
Howell, Lawson, 1833-1910 1
Howell, William H., 1826-1891 1
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 1
Jones, Wilbur D., 1934- 1
Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905 1
Lee, Mary Randolph Custis, 1807-1873 1
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 1
Loring, William Wing, 1818-1886 1
MacRae, William, 1834-1882 1
Macon and Brunswick Railroad Company 1
Manly, Charles, 1795-1871 1
McCarthy, Gerald, 1858-1915 1
North Carolina. Governor (1849-1851 : Manly) 1
North Carolina. Governor (1859-1861 : Ellis) 1
Prentice, George D. (George Denison), 1802-1870 1
Richardson, William R., 1823-1895 1
Seddon, James A. (James Alexander), 1815-1880 1
Spurlin, W. H. 1
Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864 1
Walker, Taylor, 1864-1937 1
Walser, Richard, 1908-1988 1
Washington National Monument Society 1
Watson, James M 1
Wilson (Amanda Pollock), 1813-1888 1
Wilson, Willis, 1807-1860 1
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 1
Womble, James R. 1
Womble, Thomas 1
Wood, Edward J. (Edward Jenner), 1878-1928 1
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