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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Holliday Civil War parole document

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0233
Scope and Contents One parole document releasing Confederate soldier Benjamin Holliday from Point Lookout (MD) prison. On reverse is oath of allegiance to the United States signed by Holliday.

Civil War oath of allegiance, 1865 June 12

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents The oath of allegiance sworn by Richard H. Adams, Jr. at Fort Delaware.

Civil War oath of allegiance, 1865 June 12

 Digital Image
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/273

Civil War parole document, 1865 June 3

 Item
Scope and Contents Parole document releases Confederate soldier Benjamin Holliday from Point Lookout (MD) prison. On reverse is an oath of allegiance to the United States signed by Holliday.

Civil War parole document, 1865 June 3

 Digital Image
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1493

Friendship book, 1865

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents This leather bound notebook contains inscriptions and letters of esteem written from the United States Military Prison at Hilton Head, South Carolina, by fellow prisoners near the end of the Civil War.

Friendship book, 1865

 Digital Image
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/120

Fulkerson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0363
Scope and Contents The papers consist of correspondence and other material relating to three members of the Fulkerson family: Samuel Vance Fulkerson (1822-1862); his brother, Abram Fulkerson, Jr. (1834-1902); and Abram"s son, Samuel Vance Fulkerson (1863-1926). Significant items are Civil War letters (March-May 1862) written by Samuel V. Fulkerson; Samuel's reports of the Battle of McDowell and the Battle of Winchester, May and June 1862; 3 ...

George A. Goodman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0044-oversized
Scope and Contents Papers consist of eleven items. Included are Goodman's VMI Diploma and Cadet Dialectic Society certificates; letters of recommendation (1859) from Francis H. Smith and Thomas H. Williamson; miscellaneous Civil War documents including commissions, oaths of allegiance, and prison parole.

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.