Soldiers -- Confederate States of America
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS-0102-Item 185
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by James Harden to his sister, covering wartime events experienced by his unit as well as his time at Ft. Delaware. Also included is one letter written from VMI in June 1861 and miscellaneous items.
Scope and Contents Civil War parole document granted to Lawrence Royster after surrender of the Confederacy, dated May 16, 1865, Charlottesville, Virginia. The document gives him "permission to go to his home in Richmond, Virginia".
Scope and Contents Biographical sketch of John M. Patton Sr. (b. 1797) and his seven sons, all of whom served in the Confederate States Army. The manuscript was prepared in January 1892 by John M. Patton, Jr., VMI Class of 1846.
Scope and Contents Commission document, dated May 9, 1861, appointing Samuel Garland, Jr. Colonel in the Virginia Volunteer Forces. Signed by Governor John Letcher. Endorsement on verso by Lewis B. Butler, Justice of the Peace for Prince William County, certifying that Garland took various prescribed oaths.