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Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

Jacob Kent Langhorne Civil War Papers. Full Text Transcriptions. [Digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/2020

James A. Harden papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0476
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by James A. Harden to his sister, covering wartime events experienced by his unit as well as his time at Ft. Delaware, Delaware. Also included is one letter written from VMI in June 1861 and miscellaneous items.

John Garibaldi Civil War papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0284
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of 38 letters, 1861-1864, written by Garibaldi to his wife Sarah Garibaldi (Poor) 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 dated May 11, 1863 discusses the death of General Stonewall...

John P. Welsh letter

 Item
Identifier: MS-0344
Scope and Contents Letter, May 12, 1863, written by Confederate soldier John P. Welsh to his wife and mother. Welsh, a staff officer, was in camp near Hamilton's Crossing after the Battle of Chancellorsville and the letter mentions the death of Stonewall Jackson. Welsh was killed later that year.

John T. L. Preston Craney Island journal (photocopy and transcription), 1861 July 24 - September 22

 File
Scope and Contents Copy and transcription of John Thomas Lewis Preston journal, which he called "Jottings", written during his military assignment at Craney Island, Virginia in the the summer and fall of 1861.

Relating to his activities while with the 9th Virginia Infantry Regiment under the command of VMI Superintendent Francis H. Smith. Includes comments on the cuase of the Civil War, the defense of Norfolk, military science, and family.

Letter to Lucy Coleman, 1862 September 27

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from Winchester, Virginia. Letter discusses the Battle of Antietam and caring for the wounded.

Letter to Lucy Coleman, 1863 February 25

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from Jerdone Castle, Louisa County, Virginia. Letter discusses their mother's death.

Letter to Lucy Coleman, 1862 November 4

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from Winchester, Virginia. Letter discusses hospitals and care of wounded, General George Steuart, movement of Longstreet's Corps, and other troop activity in the area.

Letter to Lucy Coleman, 1862 November 4

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/990

Letter to Lucy Coleman, 1862 September 27

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/986