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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

8th Regiment Artillery Troops Roster

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-047
Scope and Contents

This document is a roster of the Union troops of the 8th Regiment Artillery of New York commanded by Colonel James M. Watson as of February 1865. W.S. Williamson was listed as the adjutant. It lists the number of men lost during service by disease or mortal wounds.

Dates: 1865 February

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

Ashe Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-320
Scope and Contents This collection contains the biographical documents, familiy histories, diaries, works of poetry, genealogical lists, and photographs of the Ashe family of North Carolina. Most of the materials in this collection consist of photocopies or typed transcripts, but it does contain original diaries, letters, and photographs.The original diaries were written by Henrietta Perkins and Sarah Anne Ashe during the late 1840s and early 1850s. Sarah's diary focused on the tragedies of...
Dates: 1672-2003, undated; Majority of material found within 1852-1887

Barden Family Private Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-127
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the papers of the Barden family, who were planters in Sampson and Duplin Counties during the 19th century. Contained within are mercantile records, receipts for the purchase of enslaved persons, land indentures, correspondence, photographs and other documents that illustrate the economic activities of the family. All items are photocopies of originals authorized by the donor of the materials.

Dates: 1790-1922 (photocopies/reprints)

Benjamin Stoddert Ewell Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-004
Scope and Contents

The College of William and Mary at Williamsburg, VA, suffered damage during the Civil War. Benjamin S. Ewell, then president of William and Mary, published a broadside appealing for financial aid in rebuilding the institution. Though obviously written after the Civil War, its exact date is unknown. This appeal includes endorsements for the rebuilding fund by Bishop Potter of New York, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Generals Grant and Meade, and by Wm. W. Corcoran of Washington City.

Dates: after 1865

Captain Edward W. Ward Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-196
Scope and Contents

The Captain Edward W. Ward Collection includes various items related to Ward's experience during the Civil War including Confederate Bond Coupons, a loan to the Confederate States and papers regarding his military service. The collection also contains newspaper articles and documents regarding settlement of debts by made by Ward.

Dates: 1850-1902

Civil War Era Newsprints

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-286
Scope and Contents This collection primarily consists of illustrations from Civil War era newspapers including Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, Harper’s Weekly, and Illustrated London News. Images printed in the newspapers are listed by the caption of the main illustration with page numbers and/or dates when known. Illustrations in this collection focus on the Civil War as it happened in coastal North...
Dates: 1861-1875, undated

Civil War Newspapers and Magazines

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-079
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four pages from three 19th century newspapers and magazines including Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper and The Illustrated London News. The reports covered in these pages recount various events that occurred in North Carolina during the Civil War. Subjects include an account of the revel steamer "Nashville" running the blockade at Beaufort, NC; the surrender of Fort Macon; the capture of Fort Fisher and an account of...
Dates: 1865 February-April

Clewell Family Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-MS-365
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two manuscripts - "Endurin' The War" and "Francis Clewell's War Letters," specifically as they relate to Margaret Clewell Jenkins, her husband Robert Alexander Jenkins, and her brother Francis Christian Clewell during the U.S. Civil War. Photographs are included in "Endurin' The War."

Dates: 1908, Undated