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Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

Abram Fulkerson letter to his wife Selina. Death of Stonewall Jackson, 1863 May 18

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/2084

Andrew C. L. Gatewood papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0068
Scope and Contents The bulk of the papers consist of 28 letters written by Gatewood to his parents and other family members, 1860-1864.Early letters describe life at the Virginia Military Institute (hazing, daily routine, excitement about secession, cadets as drillmasters) and in Lexington, Virginia, just prior to and during early months of the Civil War. Subsequent letters date from his service with the 11th Virginia Cavalry Regiment,Company F, (Bath Squadron), including a letter written after the second Battle...

Charles E. Lightfoot Civil War letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0448
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a one page Civil War letter, dated 1865 March 17, from Headquarters, Artillery Defenses, Richmond, Virginia. The letter was written by Confederate officer Lt. Col. Charles E. Lightfoot to Colonel Benjamin S. Ewell, brother and staff officer to General Richard S. Ewell. Lightfoot asks for a clarification of command responsibility for Richmond's artillery defenses, stating that the present command situation places him in conflict with Lt. Col. Carter M. Braxton. General...

Charles W. Turner Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0182
Scope and Contents One letter from Charles W. Turner to Major Garnett Andrews, commander of the 2nd Foreign Battalion. In the letter, Charles W. Turner discussions his commission, other soldiers, and asks to be appointed 1st Lieutenant in Andrews' unit.

Circular, 1865 February 15

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Scope and Contents Written from from Headquarters, Charleston, South Carolina (Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida). Confidential detailed directive regarding the withdrawal of troops and materials from Charleston, harbor forts, and on the defensive lines.

Circular, 1865 February 15

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/4310

Dispatch, 1863 November 27

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Scope and Contents Dispatch regards the construction of a bridge.

Dispatch, 1863 November 27

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/4302

Dispatch from Robert E. Lee to John J. Clarke, 1862 May 8

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Scope and Contents Dispatch remarks that "In prosecuting the work of obstructing James River you [John J. Clarke] are authorized to seize for the Confederate States any vessels in the river which you may need....".