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John E. Roller Papers

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Identifier: MS-0171
Scope and Contents The John E. Roller Papers consist of personal incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1862-1870, including Civil War era letters from cadet friends concerning life at VMI; Civil War dispatches and telegrams (1864), dating from his service with the Confederate States Engineers, including one document signed by General Robert E. Lee; scrapbook, ca. 1910, containing clippings about Civil War battles, veterans, unit reunions, monument...

John F. Bransford papers

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Identifier: MS-0278
Scope and Contents Papers from the career of John F. Bransford. The papers include correspondence, 1889-1916 (6 items); articles re: Central American research; medical school diploma and various certificates; and paroled prisoner's pass (April 10, 1865).

John F. Hanna cadet diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0317
Scope and Contents Hanna's diary contains a colorful account of life at VMI and in Lexington during the spring of 1864. Entries begin April 17, 1864 and end May 9, 1864. On May 10, the cadets were called to active duty at the request of Gen. John C. Breckinridge and on May 15 participated in the Battle of New Market. The entries contain comments about VMI activities and people, Lexington social life, and discussion of personal concerns. This volume was picked up by a Union soldier, probably when Union...

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,...

John J. Clarke Civil War papers

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Identifier: MS-0112
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Clarke's Civil War papers (1861-1865; 12 items). Documents include commissions, military orders, correspondence and dispatches concerning activities in and around Charleston, South Carolina during the period 1864-1865; letter (Feb. 4, 1865) to Col. Clarke from Headquarters discussing proposed training of African-American troops in the Engineer Corps.

John R. Hurley Civil War Letters

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Identifier: MS-0190
Scope and Contents The collections consists of 12 letters from Confederate soldier J. R. [likely John] Hurley (Private, Co. "A", 39th Alabama Infantry Regiment) to his sisters. The letters were written from camps at Tupelo, Mississippi; and Shelbyville and Chattanooga, Tennessee. Topics include camp life and hardships; personal news.

Johnson Family Papers

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Identifier: MS-0341
Scope and Contents The papers consist of 26 letters, bulk 1862-1865, from Mortimer Johnson and his son Porter to members of their immediate family. The Johnson family, originally from West Virginia, moved to Brownsburg in Rockbridge County, Virginia, although they maintained close ties to their former home. Topics in Mortimer's letters include civilian life during the war; the animosity between Union and Confederate sympathizers in West Virginia (the letter of April 28, 1863 discusses the Union loyalty of...

Joseph H. Carpenter papers

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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...

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."

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1 Adams, Lottie P. (Lottie Putnam)
1 Adams, Louisa Catherine, 1775-1852
1 Adams, Richard H. (Richard Henry), 1841-1896
1 Andrews, Garnett, 1837-1903
1 Arnold, Laura Ann Jackson, 1826-1911
1 Ashby, Turner, 1828-1862
1 Baldwin, Briscoe G. (Briscoe Gerard), 1828-1898
1 Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894
1 Bayly, Thomas M., 1775-1834
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1 Brisbine, Napoleon B.
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1 Jackson, Mary Anna, 1831-1915
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1 Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875
1 Johnson, Bradley T. (Bradley Tyler), 1829-1903
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1 Kemper, James Lawson, 1823-1895
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