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7th Virginia Cavalry Quartermaster Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0399
Scope and Contents This Civil War collection consists of requisitions and receipts (21 items) issued primarily by Capt. William Miller, Assistant Quartermaster serving on the staff Col. Turner Ashby's 7th Virginia Cavalry Regiment, Confederate States Army. The documents date from the period Dec. 1861-March 1862 and many bear Ashby's signature. Included are receipts for corn, oats, and hay purchased from various farmers.

A. Franklin Kibler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0454
Scope and Contents The papers consist primarily of documents and photographs dating from Kibler's World War II service with the 12th Army Group, European Theater. Included are memoranda to and from Kibler and other senior officers (1943-1945); HQ 12th Army Group Commanding General's briefings (1944-1945); reports, including "Reports of the General Board, United States Forces, European Theater" (G-3 Section); photographs, and organizational charts.

Albert S. Britt papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0048
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers dating from Albert S. Britt's army career (1930-1962). The collection includes the following:
  • Correspondence
  • Reports
  • Notes and exercises from courses taken at the British Army Staff College, Camberley
  • Speeches
  • Articles
  • Photographs
  • One scrapbook from when Britt was a cadet at VMI

Alfred D. Barksdale papers

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Identifier: MS-0465
Scope and Contents The papers consist of 8 items documenting the World War I U. S. Army career of Alfred Dickinson Barksdale (VMI Class of 1911). A member of Company L, First Virginia Infantry, National Guard, Barksdale was called to active duty during the World War I. Barksdale served in France with M Company, 116th Infantry, 29th Division, from 1917-1919. Included is a letter from Barksdale to his sister, dated August 20, 1918, written shortly after his arrival in France. He comments on the visit of Gen. John...

Andrew Pizzini Civil War parole document

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0109
Scope and Contents Civil War parole document dated April 18, 1865, signed by Andrew Pizzini, Jr. This document is a typical example of the document signed by Confederate prisoners at the end of the Civil War.

Benjamin Holliday Civil War parole document

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0233
Scope and Contents One parole document releasing Confederate soldier Benjamin Holliday from Point Lookout (MD) prison. On reverse is oath of allegiance to the United States signed by Holliday.

Civil War documents and ephemera

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Identifier: MS-0079
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Civil War-related documents, largely items with autograph rather than content significance. Included is a shares document, an autograph card, correspondence, an enrollement document, and a bond certificate.

Joseph Hickman document

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Identifier: MS-0376
Scope and Contents Document (April 22, ca. 1862), from Headquarters, Valley District; "Pass J. G. Hickman through the pickets to Harrisonburg, VA."

Lawrence Royster Civil War parole document

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Identifier: MS-0069
Scope and Contents One Civil War parole document granted to Lawrence Royster after surrender of the Confederacy, dated May 16, 1865, Charlottesville, Virginia. The document gives him "permission to go to his home in Richmond, Virginia."

Lawson Botts papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0064
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Civil War papers, including letter of commission, a promotion order, an order to assume duties of Provost Marshall in Winchester, Virginia, a letter to Captain O'Brien complaining about shortage of rations, a furlough request, and a receipt.