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Henkel Family papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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.

James B. Terrill Civil War Letter

 Item
Identifier: MS-0161
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one letter (April 5, 1861) from James B. Terrill to Virginia's Governor, John Letcher. Terrill offers to serve as an officer in the Virginia Volunteers and gives a brief account of his previous military experience. Endorsement by John B. Baldwin.

James H. Jameson Civil War letters

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Identifier: MS-0252
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters written in August 1864 by James H. Jameson to his daughter, Hallie. Both letters were composed while he was a Confederate prisoner of war at Point Lookout Prison. Jameson discusses his failing health and his need for food.

James Henry Reid Papers

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Identifier: MS-0222
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the Civil War correspondence (18 items) of James Henry Reid. Included are 13 letters from Reid to his parents written while he was a fourth classman at the Virginia Military Institute, August - November 1862. This correspondence contains many references to wartime cadet life, including use of the term "rat" as a name for new cadets, hazing, uniforms, food, guard duty and other aspects of life ...

James W. Massie papers

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Identifier: MS-0142
Scope and Contents Personal papers (40 items) of James W. Massie. The papers include incoming correspondence (1855-1857); Civil War papers, primarily incoming letters, orders and commissions, 1861-1863; post-war papers, including letters written by Massie's wife, Sophie, and documents relating to their son, James McDowell Massie; misc., other documents, Confederate bonds, and envelopes.

John Garibaldi Civil War papers

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Identifier: MS-0284
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of 38 letters, 1862-1864, written by Garibaldi to his wife Sarah during his service in the Confederate Army (27th Virginia Infantry Regiment). Primary topics include camp life, the hardships of war for both soldiers and civilians, battles and skirmishes (including Chancellorsville and Gettysburg), other members of the 27th Virginia Infantry Regiment, and family news. The letter of May 11, 1863...

John H. Ervine Civil War letter

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Identifier: MS-0331
Scope and Contents Letter (June 18, 1861) from Confederate soldier John Hamilton Ervine of Bridgewater, Rockingham County, Virginia, to his wife. Ervine was 2nd Sgt., Company I, 1st Virginia Cavalry. Written from camp in Berkeley County, West Virginia. Primary topics are troop movements, value of horses, camp life, helpfulness of civilians in providing food and water, and family news. Ervine later served with the 4th Virginia Infantry, was wounded, and taken prisoner. After the war he was a farmer in Brownsburg,...

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1 Andrews, Garnett, 1837-1903
1 Ashby, Turner, 1828-1862
1 Baldwin, John B.
1 Bentley, William W. (William Weldon), 1839-1924
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
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1 Coleman, Clayton G. (Clayton Glanville), 1840-1908
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 Fulkerson, Abram, 1834-1902
1 Fulkerson, Samuel V. (Samuel Vance), 1822-1862
1 Fulkerson, Samuel V. (Samuel Vance), 1863-1926
1 Garibaldi, John, 1831-1914
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 Henkel Family
1 Henkel, David H., 1839?-
4 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
2 Letcher, John, 1813-1884
1 Lightfoot, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1834-1878
1 Madison, Robert L. (Robert Lewis), 1828-1878
1 Martin, R. Emmett
1 Massie, James W. (James Woods), 1826-1872
1 Massie, Sophonisba Breckinridge
1 McCoy, Andrew J.
1 Myers, Derastus E. W.
1 Reid, James H. (James Henry), 1845-1921
1 Rinker, Michael F.
1 Steuart, George H. (George Hume), 1828-1903
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
1 Williamson family
1 Williamson, Thomas H. (Thomas Hoomes), 1813-1888
1 Williamson, [I]. D.
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