United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Miscellanea
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Scope and Contents Four post-Civil War documents, 1866, granting a presidential pardon to former Confederate soldier John Borders of Calhoun, Co., Alabama. The certificates bear names of Secretary of State William Seward, and President Andrew Johnson.
Scope and Contents 7 miscellaneous documents., Items include one miitary dispatch (October 1862) accepting Capt. O'Hara's services; receipts; list of names with addresses. Receipts were labeled "contents of J. C. Breckinridge's purse."
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.
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.