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Anchram H. and Elizabeth K. Evans Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-254
Scope and Contents

The majority of this collection consists of correspondence between Anchram Harris Evans, a Confederate soldier during the Civil War from Brunswick County, NC, and his wife Elizabeth Kelly Evans (she is referred to as either "Bettie" or "Lizzie" in the letters), with a few letters between Anchram and his sister. Typed transcripts of the letters from their grandson, Troy Henry, in 1956 are also included.

Dates: 1861-1865, 1956; Majority of material found within 1861-1865

Anna Sherman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-157
Scope and Contents

This collection of original and photocopied items is comprised of correspondence and newspaper clippings encompassing nearly 100 years, from 1849 to 1938. Especially of note is the correspondence dating from the time of the U.S. Civil War 1861- 1865. The letters paint a poignant image of life in the confederacy.

Dates: 1849-1938

Joseph J. Davis and Family Private Papers

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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)

Richard Laracy Letter

 Collection
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

Thomas J. Armstrong Papers

 Collection
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

U.S. Civil War Correspondence: George D. Prentice and Roger W. Hanson

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Identifier: SC-MS-038
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three letters between George Denison Prentice and Roger Weightman Hanson; two letters are written by George D. Prentice and one by Roger W. Hanson. These letters encompass a very brief look at opinions and the animosity between rivals of the Civil War. They mention drunkards, Island No. 10, Col. I. Dimick, Fort Warren, and Clarence Prentice (son of George who fought as a Lieutant Colonel for the Confederacy). Also briefly mentioned are General Buckner, Commander...
Dates: 1862 (typed copies)