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Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

General Order number 6, 1861 April 29

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/891

Jacob Kent Langhorne Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0361
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of 17 Civil War letters (Sept 1862-May 1863) from Jacob Kent Langhorne to various members of his family, written during his Virginia Military Institute cadetship and his service in the Confederate Army with the 2nd Virginia Cavalry Regiment. Topics include cadet life, family matters, camp life.

James B. Terrill Civil War letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0161
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one letter (April 5, 1861) from James B. Terrill to Virginia's Governor, John Letcher. Terrill offers to serve as an officer in the Virginia Volunteers and gives a brief account of his previous military experience. The letter also features an endorsement by John B. Baldwin.

James H. Jameson Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0252
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters written in August 1864 by James H. Jameson to his daughter, Hallie. Both letters were composed while he was a Confederate prisoner of war at Point Lookout Prison, Maryland. Jameson discusses his failing health and his need for food.

James Henry Reid letters transcriptions [digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/2010

James Henry Reid Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0222
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the Civil War correspondence (18 items) of James Henry Reid. Included are 13 letters from Reid to his parents written while he was a fourth classman at the Virginia Military Institute, August - November 1862. This correspondence contains many references to wartime cadet life, including use of the term "rat" as a name for new cadets, hazing, uniforms, food, guard duty and other aspects of life ...

John Garibaldi Civil War papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0284
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of 38 letters, 1861-1864, written by Garibaldi to his wife Sarah Garibaldi (Poor) during his service in the Confederate Army (27th Virginia Infantry Regiment). Primary topics include camp life, the hardships of war for both soldiers and civilians, battles and skirmishes (including Chancellorsville and Gettysburg), other members of the 27th Virginia Infantry Regiment, and family news. The letter dated May 11, 1863 discusses the death of General Stonewall...

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

 Item
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

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

Letter from George Koontz to his cousin

 Item
Identifier: MS-0102-Item 185
Scope and Contents Letter written by George Koontz of the Danville Artillery (Rice's Artillery Battery) at the Battle of Chancellorsville to his cousin. Includes information about the wounding and death of Stonewall Jackson.