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William G. Watson Civil War Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0037
Scope and Contents Two versions of the Civil War memoirs of a Union soldier who served during the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864. Unbound manuscript consists of 77 pages, probably written soon after the end of the war.This detailed account of his service includes information about the burning of the Virginia Military Institute by General David Hunter in June 1864; the advance on Lynchburg, Virginia; and his unit's retreat after the Battle of Lynchburg to Charleston and Parkersburg, West...

William G. Williamson papers

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Identifier: MS-0205
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an original manuscript Civil War notebook, including reports (September 1862-May 1863) submitted to the Chief Engineer's Office, Army of Northern Virginia, in which Williamson discusses destroying bridges at Harper's Ferry, and reconnaissance and mapping trips in the Shenandoah Valley and Piedmont; poetry, notes about architecture and engineering, and Williamson family genealogy. The papers also include miscellaneous correspondence and documents (1868-1898) and...

William Galt notebook

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Identifier: MS-0362
Scope and Contents From the 1850's through the end of the Civil War, many VMI cadets kept notebooks which they filled with poetry concerning cadet life, songs, recipes, personal notes, autographs of classmates, and other mementos. This notebook, bulk dating from ca. 1862-1863, was compiled by Cadet William "Willie" Galt, VMI Class of 1864. The manuscript reflects the concerns and interests of a wartime cadet and thus contains many verses and songs inspired by the ongoing conflict. A few of the entries toward the...

William H. Emory papers

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Identifier: MS-0298
Scope and Contents The collection contains the "Rebellion Record of Brevet Major General W. H. Emory" (1872, 50 pages, holograph); reports holograph (2 volumes) of Union Forces during the Red River Campaign, 1864 (13th, 16th, 17th, 19th Army Corps); and reports, holograph (1 volume) of Union Forces during the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864. (19th Army Corps).

William P. Williams collection

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Identifier: MS-0382
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous items (3) pertaining to the life of Confederate soldier William P. Williams. The collection consists of an oath of allegiance document, 1865; a photograph of Williams taken ca. 1880's; and his obituary, 1919.

William T. Poague papers

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Identifier: MS-0143
Contents Note Papers, ca. 75 items, of William T. Poague. The collection includes the handwritten manuscripts of his Civil War memoirs, written in 1903 (later edited and published as the book "Gunner with Stonewall"); also includes general correspondence and letters relating to Poague's membership in Confederate veteran's organizations; battery rolls; and miscellaneous other documents.

Zirkle Lohr document

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Identifier: MS-0377
Scope and Contents Receipt (October 6, 1863) from Confederate government for 15 bushels of corn, issued to Zirkle Lohr of Madison County, Virginia.

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