Cedar Creek (Va.), Battle of, 1864
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an original manuscript fragment (ca. 12 pages) and typewritten transcription (21 pages) describing Isaac Norval Baker's Civil War service as a Private in the Confederate Army's 18th Virginia Cavalry Regiment. Baker's language is descriptive and lively, and the account includes many vignettes that provide insight into the lives of both soldiers and civilians. The narrative covers the period June 1863-April 1865; topics include camp life, wartime hardships, battles...
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers (3 items) of Richard S. Ewell. Includes a letter written while he was a cadet at West Point (June 17, 1838) to Benjamin S. Ewell of York, PA; and 2 Civil War dispatches (1862 and 1864). The collection also contains a map fo the Cedar Mountain battlefield drawn by Gen. Ewell.
Scope and Contents The collection contains the "Rebellion Record of Brevet Major General W. H. Emory" (1872, 50 pages, holograph); reports holograph (2 volumes) of Union Forces during the Red River Campaign, 1864 (13th, 16th, 17th, 19th Army Corps); and reports, holograph (1 volume) of Union Forces during the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864. (19th Army Corps).
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the one volume diary of Confederate soldier William J. Black. The diary entries date from October 1864 - January 1865, written while Black was serving in Captain John J. Shoemaker's Company, Virginia Horse Artillery. Included are brief accounts of various skirmishes and the Battle of Cedar Creek; campsites and positions are recorded daily. Following the diary entries are copies of two of Shoemaker's reports detailing Battery activities, dated September 1, 1864...