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Civil War miscellaneous documents and ephemera

Identifier: MS-0079
Scope and Contents A small collection of miscellaneous Civil War-related documents; largely items with autograph rather than content significance.

Horace P. Meader papers

Identifier: MS-0152
Scope and Contents Two Civil War discharge documents issued to Private Horace P. Meader of the 24th Massachusetts Infantry, Company K., U.S. Army, dated 28 Dec. 1863 at St, Augustine, Florida and 20 Jan 1866 at Richmond, Virginia. Two documents, 1921 and 1928, concerning the Civil War pension given to Meader's widow. At the time of his enlistment, Meader was 23 years old, a teamster, living in Boston.

John Borders papers

Identifier: MS-0369
Scope and Contents Four post-Civil War documents from the year 1866, granting a presidential pardon to former Confederate soldier John Borders of Calhoun, County, Alabama. The certificates bear names of Secretary of State William Seward and President Andrew Johnson.

John C. Breckinridge miscellaneous documents

Identifier: MS-0370
Scope and Contents Seven miscellaneous documents. Items include one miitary dispatch (October 1862) accepting Captain O'Hara's services, financial receipts, and a list of names with addresses. Receipts are labeled "contents of J. C. Breckinridge's purse."

Joseph Hickman document

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."

Lee-Jackson Foundation Collection

Identifier: MS-0288
Scope and Contents A collection of approximately 50 miscellaneous unrelated manuscripts (1744-1908; bulk 19th century. The items, primarily autograph letters, were purchased at various times by the Foundation; many date from the Civil War of bear the signatures of Civil War era notables.

Richard B. Chaffin receipts

Identifier: MS-0095
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous receipts (20 items) for Chaffin's expenses at VMI, and for various family expenses during the Civil War. Dated Jan.-Dec. 1863.

Thornton Thomas Confederate Bond Receipt

Identifier: MS-0384
Scope and Contents Confederate States of America receipt for purchase of $1000 in bonds, issued to Thornton Thomas. The document is dated March 31, 1864, Harrisonburg, Virginia.

William P. Williams collection

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.

Zirkle Lohr document

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.