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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:

Letter to sister, 1864 September 14

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Scope and Contents Wrriten from camp "6 miles below Winchester," Virginia. Letter regards loss of a cook and James A. Harden's poor health.

Letter to sister, 1864 September 30

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Scope and Contents Written from "Officer's Prison Fort Delaware," Delaware. Letter regards capture and transfer to Fort Delaware.

Letter to sister, 1864 November 1

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Scope and Contents Written from "Officer's Prison Fort Delaware," Delaware. Letter regards life in prison and health.

Letter to sister, 1864 November 9

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Scope and Contents Written from "Officer's Prison Fort Delaware," Delaware. Letter regards disappointment in not receiving letters from family and family matters.

Letter to sister, 1865 Summer

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Scope and Contents Written from Walnut Grove. Letter regards release from Fort Delaware, Delaware and the hope to travel home soon.

Michael F. Rinker letter

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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).

My Service with Stonewall Jackson by Thomas H. Williamson. [Digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/3374

Note to sister, 1863 November 11

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Scope and Contents Written from camp in Giles County, Virginia. Note explains that they have "had a desperate fight. We fought four to one & were whipped very badly-looking for reinforcements."

Richard H. Adams, Jr. papers, 1862-1866

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0358
Scope and Contents Civil War papers (ca. 80 items) of Captain Richard H. Adams, Jr. Consist of manuscript diary kept while serving with the 5th Alabama Regiment in Virginia, April-June 1862, with accompanying typewritten transcription. Transcriptions only of two additional diary volumes (Sept. 1862-March 1863; and prison diary, 1864-1865); 47 original letters (Nov. 1863-Sept. 1866) to Lottie Putnam Adams, most written before their marriage while he was a prisoner of war; 23 original letters from Lottie to...

Robert A. Boyd Diary - Notebook

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Identifier: MS-0092
Scope and Contents One volume notebook, ca. 45 pages, containing miscellaneous personal notes (Dec. 1864-April 1865) and brief diary entries (January 1; April 3-13, 1865). Diary portion covers activities of the 1st Engineers Regiment during the last few days of the war; mentions surrender at Appomattox and includes pencil sketch of surrender site. Notes concern supplies, furloughs and desertions, guard rosters; also maxims and quotations from books.