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Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Francis M. Boykin Civil War papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0232
Scope and Contents The collection consists of eight Civil War papers, including two commission documents, extracts from orders, a letter from Governor John Letcher ordering Francis M. Boykin to proceed to Grafton, West Virginia and communicate with Colonel Thomas J. Jackson (Stonewall), and one letter bearing the signature of General Robert E. Lee.

Joseph W. Crowther diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0330
Scope and Contents Diary of Union soldier Joseph W. Crowther, who served during the Civil War with Company H., 128th New York Infantry Regiment. Diary is bound in leather, ca. 3 1/2" x 6" x 14", 131 pages; entries begin November 9 1864 and end July 23 1865 when regiment is disbanded. Crowther describes camp life; foraging; skirmishes; winter quarters in Winchester, Virginia; transport via steamship to Fort Monroe, Virginia and Savannah, Georgia; soldiers receiving news of the assassination of President Lincoln;...

Letter to Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1863 March 16

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Scope and Contents Written from Edinburg, Virginia. Letter discusses potential to be sent to Harrisonburg and mentions victory at Vicksburg.

Letter to Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1864 August 9

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Scope and Contents Written from the 11th Regiment camp. Letter regards general news from camp.

Letter to Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1864 April 27

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Scope and Contents Written from Waynesboro, Virginia. Letter regards camp at Waynesboro and expected orders to march and battle.

Letter to Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1864 April 29

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Scope and Contents Written from Waynesboro, Virginia. Letter regards that the brigade is ordered to eastern Virginia.

Letter to Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1864 April 16

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Scope and Contents Letter written from the 11th Regiment camp. Letter regards the regiment's presention of the VMI Corps of Cadets with a captured flag and a review of troops by General Smith.

Letter to Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1864 April 9

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Scope and Contents Written from Falling Springs Church, Rockbridge County, Virginia. Letter regards regiment encampment.

Letter to Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1863 March 16

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1895

Letter to Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1864 April 16

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1903