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Clayton G. Coleman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0021
Scope and Contents The papers consist of three letters written to Coleman's sister Lucy during the Civil War, and an autograph album containing inscriptions written by his classmates at VMI, the University of Virginia, and the Medical College of Virginia, ca. 1858-61. The letter of September 17, 1862, from Winchester, Virginia, discusses the Battle of Antietam and caring for wounded; November 4, 1862, Winchester, Virginia, discusses hospitals and care of wounded, General George Steuart, movement of Longstreet's...

Derastus E. W. Myers letter

 Item
Identifier: MS-0379
Scope and Contents Letter, dated 11 May 1863, from Confederate soldier D.E.W. Myers to his brother and sister. The letter was written from "Camp Near Hamilton's Crossing" after the Battle of Chancellorsville; topics include death of Gen. Stonewall Jackson. Myers served as a Sergeant with the 33rd Virginia Infantry Regiment.

Dunlap Family letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0373
Scope and Contents 2 letters, 1864, regarding members of the Dunlap family of Jennings Gap, Augusta Co., Virginia. May 20th, 1864--Confederate soldier Robert B. Dunlap to his mother Margaret Dunlap, written from camp near Spotsylvania Courthouse; describes aftermath of battle, seeing battlefield covered with dead and wounded. July 13, 1864, Adam Dunlap, a Union loyalist, to his brother Robert, from Warnsburg, Missouri; discusses murder of their brother Jim (also a Union loyalist) by a member of his own unit;...

Edward T. Beall Civil War Diary, 1863.

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0355
Scope and Contents Diary of sixteen year old soldier Edward T. Beall, covering period September 1862 -October 1863. Very brief entries concerning regimental activities (miles marched, location of camps, etc.). The volume begins with a short biographical sketch of Beall's early life. The volume also contains poetry/song: "When This Cruel War is Over", "The Little Girl", "Lieutenant General Jackson"

Francis M. Boykin Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0232
Scope and Contents The collection consists Civil War papers (8 items, all dated 1861), including two commission documents, extracts from orders, a letter from Governor John Letcher ordering Boykin to proceed to Grafton and communicate with Col. Thomas J. Jackson (Stonewall), one letter bearing the signature of Gen. Robert E. Lee.

Fulkerson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0363
Scope and Contents The papers consist of correspondence and other material relating to three members of the Fulkerson family: Samuel Vance Fulkerson (1822-1862); his brother, Abram Fulkerson, Jr. (1834-1902); and Abram"s son, Samuel Vance Fulkerson (1863-1926). Significant items are Civil War letters (March-May 1862) written by Samuel V. Fulkerson; Samuel's reports of the Battle of McDowell and the Battle of Winchester, May and June 1862; 3 ...

Henkel Family papers

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Identifier: MS-0374
Scope and Contents Four Civil War era letters concerning Henkel and Kagey families of New Market, Virginia. Jan.2, 1863, Confederate soldier David Henkel (Price's Light Artillery) to his brother; discusses wounding of Capt. George W. Wooding; winter quarters. June 19, 1863, David to brother; on march to Maryland; needs money. 1863 Nov. 7, Mary Kagey of New Market to her brother David Kagey, a student at the University of Virginia; discusses family news, domestic matters, news of soldiers capture. Jan. 15, 1864,...

Henry H. Dedrick papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0332
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Confederate soldier Henry H. Dedrick, a private in the 52nd Virginia Infantry Regiment. Bulk consists of letters to and from his wife, Mary E.A. Dedrick ("Lissa" or "Lizza"). Subjects include camp life, regimental activities, family and personal news, hardships endured by civilians. Letter of May 10-11, 1863 mentions wounding and death of Gen. Stonewall Jackson.

Jacob Kent Langhorne Civil War Papers

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Identifier: MS-0361
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of 17 Civil War letters (Sept 1862-May 1863) from Jacob Kent Langhorne to various members of his family, written during his Virginia Military Institute cadetship and his service in the Confederate Army with the 2nd Virginia Cavalry Regiment. Topics include cadet life, family matters, camp life.

James A. Harden Papers

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Identifier: MS-0476
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by James Harden to his sister, covering wartime events experienced by his unit as well as his time at Ft. Delaware. Also included is one letter written from VMI in June 1861 and miscellaneous items.

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1 Andrews, Garnett, 1837-1903
1 Ashby, Turner, 1828-1862
1 Baker, I. Norval (Isaac Norval), 1844-1924
1 Baldwin, Briscoe G. (Briscoe Gerard), 1828-1898
1 Baldwin, John B.
1 Barksdale, Alfred D. (Alfred Dickinson), 1892-1972
1 Beall, Edward T. (Edward Thomas), b. 1847
1 Bentley, William W. (William Weldon), 1839-1924
1 Black, William Johnson, 1845-1935
1 Botts, Lawson, 1825-1862
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1 Boyd, Robert A. (Robert Alexander), 1842-1909
1 Boykin, Francis M. (Francis Marshall), 1837-1906
1 Brooke Family
1 Brooke, Samuel S. (Samuel Selden), 1841-1918
1 Campbell family
1 Campbell, R. Henry (Robert Henry)
1 Carpenter, Joseph H. (Joseph Hannah), 1834-1863
1 Coleman, Clayton G. (Clayton Glanville), 1840-1908
1 Cosby, George B. (George Blake, 1831-1909)
1 Craun, Samuel H., 1821-
1 Dedrick, Henry H., 1836?-1921
1 Dedrick, Mary E. A.
1 Dunlap Family
1 Dunlap, Adam B.
1 Dunlap, Robert B. (Robert Bailey), 1843-1934
1 Echols, John, 1823-1896
1 Edmondson, James K., 1832-1898
1 Ervine, John H. (John Hamilton), 1831-1917
1 Ewell, Benjamin S.
1 Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872
1 Fulkerson, Abram, 1834-1902
1 Fulkerson, Samuel V. (Samuel Vance), 1822-1862
1 Fulkerson, Samuel V. (Samuel Vance), 1863-1926
1 Fulton Family
1 Fulton, Charles M.
1 Garibaldi, John, 1831-1914
1 Garland, Samuel, 1830-1862
1 Gatewood, Andrew C. L. (Andrew Cameron Lewis), 1843-1919
1 Harden, James A. (James Abel), 1841-1927
1 Hardy, William T. (William Thomas), 1834-1911
1 Harris, Sutton I.
1 Hawks, Wells J.
1 Henkel Family
1 Henkel, David H., 1839?-
1 Holman, William H., 1841-
6 Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863
1 Jameson, James H. (James Henry), 1820-1864
1 Kagey, David F., 1834?-
1 Karnes, Benjamin
1 Langhorne, Jacob K. (Jacob Kent), 1845-1863
1 Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
3 Letcher, John, 1813-1884
1 Lightfoot, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1834-1878
1 Madison, Robert L. (Robert Lewis), 1828-1878
1 Marshall, Humphrey, 1812-1872
1 Martin, R. Emmett
1 Massie, James W. (James Woods), 1826-1872
1 Massie, Sophonisba Breckinridge
1 McCoy, Andrew J.
1 Meyer, A.
1 Myers, Derastus E. W.
1 Pendleton, Alexander Swift, 1840-1864
1 Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948
1 Phillips, Charles C. (Charles Coatsworth)
1 Phillips, Samuel T. (Samuel Travers)
1 Reid, James H. (James Henry), 1845-1921
1 Rinker, Michael F.
1 Shoemaker, John J.
1 Slaughter, Philip P. (Philip Peyton), 1834-1893
1 Steuart, George H. (George Hume), 1828-1903
1 Stuart, William D. (William Dabney), 1830-1863
1 Terrill, James B. (James Barbour), 1838-1864
1 Turner, Charles W. (Charles William), 1846-1907
1 Varner family
1 Varner, Andrew W. (Andrew Wallace), 1831-1910
1 Varner, Charles V. (Charles Van Buren), 1838-1907
2 Williamson family
2 Williamson, Thomas H. (Thomas Hoomes), 1813-1888
1 Williamson, William G. (William Garnett), 1840-1898
1 Williamson, [I]. D.
1 Wilson Family
1 Wilson, Nathaniel C., 1839-1863
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