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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:

Tilden - Sigvaldsen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-322
Abstract The currency in this collection was a gift from Virginia Rivenbark Tiden, Jean Tilden Sigvaldsen and Gary S. Sigvaldsen in February 2009. Description of currency is  from: Grover C. Criswell, Jr., Confederate and Southern State Currency : A Descriptive Listing, Including Rarity and Prices. 2nd rev. ed ed. Citra, Fla.: Criswell's & Criswell's Publications, 1976. Krause, Chester L., Standard Catalog of United States Paper...
Dates: 1863-1875, 1958, 1968-1981

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

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Material related to Special Collections's eight county region in Southeast North Carolina of Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin, New Hanvoer, Pender, Onslow, and Sampson Counties.

Dates: Various

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

 Collection
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)

Wilbur D. Jones, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Deselect 1
Identifier: SC-MS-204
Scope and Contents

This collection contains research material collected by author Wilbur D.  Jones, Jr. for his novels, including interviews, newspaper and magazine articles, photographs, author notes, correspondence with publishers, and drafts of the manuscripts.

Dates: Undetermined

William J. Hoke Captain's Commission

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-012
Abstract

This collection contains a commission for William J. Hoke as a Captain of the Southern Guards, a Rifle Company attached to the Seventieth Regiment, North Carolina Militia, on December 11, 1850. His commission was signed by North Carolina Governor Charles Manly and his private secretary, Andrew J. Terrill.

Dates: 1850

Willis and Amanda Wilson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-226
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family papers of Willis Wilson (1807-1860) and Amanda Pollock Wilson (1813-1888), white landowners, farmers, and enslavers in Duplin County, North Carolina. Types of materials include correspondence, estate records, deeds and indentures, financial account summaries, receipts from merchants in Warsaw and Clinton, newspaper subscription receipts, Wilmington inspectors’ certificates for turpentine, and tax receipts. In the estate and financial documents there is...
Dates: 1762-1905, undated

Wilmington, NC and the Lower Cape Fear Area During the Civil War

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-026
Scope and Contents Excerpts of letters, diaries, papers, and published materials comprise the body of this research collection, which relate specifically to Wilmington and the Lower Cape Fear (LCF) during the Civil War. Subjects include troop movements, civilian life, shipping, prisoners of war, and military engagements. Wilmington was the last Confederate port to be captured; blockading and blockade runners and the defense and capture of Fort Fisher are especially well represented. Items of local...
Dates: 1855, 1861-1865, undated