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Joseph H. Carpenter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0333
Scope and Contents Papers consist of: Manuscript notebook compiled by Carpenter during his cadetship, 1852-1856, containing poetry, class notes, autographs of classmates, detailed account of Corps trip to Petersburg and Richmond, October 1855.Two letters written by Carpenter to his father in 1862, including letter of June 16, 1862 describing fighting near Port Republic, Virginia.Letter of recommendation written on Carpenter's behalf by Brigadier General John Echols, submitted to...

Michael F. Rinker letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0381
Scope and Contents Letter (ALS), May 17, 1864, from Confederate soldier Michael F. Rinker to his parents. Written from camp near Spotsylvania Courthouse; discusses battle at Spotsylvania, emphasizing enemy casualities; mentions Battle of New Market (Virginia).

R. Emmett Martin letter

 Item
Identifier: MS-0406
Scope and Contents Civil War letter from Confederate soldier R. Emmett Martin to his wife, dated 3 July 1862. Letter is headed "Battlefield" and discusses Battle of Malvern Hill (Seven Days' Battle, Peninsular Campaign). Martin writes to "inform you of my safety after the hard fought battle of the lst inst." and disusses heavy casualties in his regiment.

Samuel S. Brooke Papers

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Identifier: MS-0221
Scope and Contents The papers consist of five letters, 1862-1864, to and from family members, largely concerned with personal family matters, but with some references to the war and civilian life in Fredericksburg and Richmond, Virginia. Other topics include the 47th Virginia Infantry Regiment, including comments about camp life. In addition to the correspondence, the papers contain commissions, orders, certificates, and miscellaneous official documents dating from Brooke's Civil War service and later...

Sutton I. Harris Civil War Letter

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Identifier: MS-0394
Scope and Contents One letter, dated September 12, 1861, from Confederate soldier Sutton I. Harris, of Shenandoah County, Virginia, to "my dearest Lizzie." The letter was written from camp at Duffield's Station, Jefferson County[West] Virginia and contains complaints about food and camp hardships; mentions being surrounded by federal troops; personal news; mentions Col. Turner Ashby. Harris was a Private serving with the 7th Virginia Cavalry Regiment.

William T. Hardy collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0084
Scope and Contents The collection consists of drawing exercises (bound notebook and unbound drawings) completed while Hardy was a VMI cadet; and one wartime letter (May 12, 1864) to his wife, in which he briefly discusses battle at Spotsylvania Court House.

William W. Bentley letter

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Identifier: MS-0117
Scope and Contents One letter from Lt. Col. Bentley to his mother, written while serving with the 24th Va. Infantry Regt., CSA. Dated June 13, 1862, from "camp near Richmond." Discusses his feelings about war; comfort given by his belief in God; life in camp.

Williamson family letter

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Identifier: MS-0405
Scope and Contents Early Civil War letter written by Confederate soldier [I.?] D. Williamson of Rockingham County, Virginia, to his wife. The letter is dated July 20, 1861 and was written from "Fair grounds, Winchester, VA." Williamson mentions the ongoing battle at Manassas and reports that "we are victorious so far." he discusses the importance of the battle ("It is the pivot on which our struggle is to turn"); he expresses concern that McClellan's troops may enter Rockingham County and instructs her "it...

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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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