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Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

Richard H. Adams, Jr. papers, 1862-1866

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0358
Scope and Contents Civil War papers (ca. 80 items) of Captain Richard H. Adams, Jr. Consist of manuscript diary kept while serving with the 5th Alabama Regiment in Virginia, April-June 1862, with accompanying typewritten transcription. Transcriptions only of two additional diary volumes (Sept. 1862-March 1863; and prison diary, 1864-1865); 47 original letters (Nov. 1863-Sept. 1866) to Lottie Putnam Adams, most written before their marriage while he was a prisoner of war; 23 original letters from Lottie to...

Diaries and correspondence transcriptions. Richard H. Adams, Jr.

 Series — Box: 1, Folder: 7-10
Scope and Contents The original papers were accompanied by these transcriptions, created by an unknown person. They have not been reviewed or checked for accuracy by the VMI Archives staff. They include transcriptions of additional diaries for which we do not own the original manuscript, including the "Prison Diary"

Richard H. Adams, Jr. Friendship book, 1865

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents This leather bound notebook contains inscriptions and letters of esteem written from the U. S. Military Prison at Hilton Head, South Carolina, by fellow prisoners near the end of the war .