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Confederate States of America -- Army -- Corps of Engineers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Confederate States Army commission document, 1862 February 15

 Item
Scope and Contents Issued by the Confederate States of America War Department and appoints John J. Clarke as Captain, Corps of Engineers, Provisional Army Confederate States.

Confederate States Army commission document, 1862 February 15

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/4299

John E. Roller papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0171
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal correspondence, 1862-1870, including: Civil War era letters from cadet friends concerning life at VMI Civil War dispatches and telegrams that date from John E. Roller's service with the Confederate States Engineers, including one document signed by General Robert E. Lee Scrapbook (circa 1910) that contains clippings about Civil War battles, veterans, unit reunions, monument dedications, and related information Two...

John J. Clarke Civil War papers

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Identifier: MS-0112
Scope and Contents This collection consists of John J. Clarke's Civil War papers (1861-1865; 12 items). Documents include commissions, military orders, correspondence, and dispatches concerning activities in and around Charleston, South Carolina during the period of 1864 to 1865. One letter, dated February 4, 1865 to Colonel Clarke from Headquarters discusses proposed training of African-American troops in the Engineer Corps.

Letter from Charles Marshall to John J. Clarke, 1865 February 4

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Scope and Contents Letter conveys General Robert E. Lee's opinion about John J. Clarke's plan for training of African-American troops in the Engineer Corps.

Letter from Charles Marshall to John J. Clarke, 1865 February 4

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/4309

Notebook and diary, 1864-1865

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Scope and Contents This one volume notebook (approximately 45 pages) contains personal notes (December 1864 to April 1865) and brief diary entries (January 1; April 3 to 13, 1865).The diary portion covers activities of the 1st Engineers Regiment during the last few days of the Civil War. The diary also mentions the surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, and includes a pencil sketch of surrender site. Notes concern supplies, furloughs, desertions, guard rosters, and maxims and quotations from books.

Notebook and diary, 1864-1865

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1194

Robert A. Boyd notebook and diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0092
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a one volume notebook (approximately 45 pages) that contains personal notes (December 1864 to April 1865) and brief diary entries (January 1; April 3 to 13, 1865).The diary portion covers activities of the 1st Engineers Regiment during the last few days of the Civil War. The diary also mentions the surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, and includes a pencil sketch of surrender site. Notes concern supplies, furloughs, desertions, guard rosters, and maxims and quotations...

Roll of engineer officers and acting engineers, 1865 March 20

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Scope and Contents Document titled "Engineer Officers and Acting Engineers now on duty with Major John McCrady, Acting Chief Engineer."