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Abstract The Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia Maps mark the movements of the opposing Union and Confederate forces throughout the course of the battle. The maps progress through the various engagements in increments of several hours each covering May 1-3, 1863. Detailed are the positions of skirmishers, columns, and artillery as well as sites of major advances, retreats, and non-battle actions.
Abstract The Battle of the Wilderness Maps chart the troop movements and actions of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac, May 5-6, 1864. The battle was fought in Spotsylvania County and Orange County Virginia.
Abstract The Carl Ross Papers is a collection of Carl Ross' academic research and students papers, predominantly from his classes on Appalachian Culture and History. The collection includes extensive materials on the history and architecture of the Brinegar Cabin located on the Blue Ridge Parkway. There are also a number of materials related to Dr. Ross' passion for the Civil War and living history programs. A bulk of the collection is centered around Ross' interest in Appalachian Studies and his work...
Dates: 1866-1989, undated
Abstract The Civil War Journal and Account Book includes a journal documenting an unidentified soldier's war experiences from South Carolina to Bull Run to the Hazel River in Virginia. The diary starts with the regiment's muster in date, April 13, 1861 and continues until February 1862.
Dates: circa 1861-1887
Abstract The Cornett Family Papers contains historical legal documents, deeds, and receipts from various members of the Cornett Family and others of Grayson County, Virginia and surrounding areas dating prior to, during, and after the Civil War.
Dates: 1798-1899, undated
Abstract This collection consists of two photocopies of a Civil War soldier's tour of duty in the war. Daniel M. Carlton was from Stony Fork, Watauga County, North Carolina, and was killed in May 1864.
Abstract This collection consist of a typed copy of a letter from Lt. Edgar Juno, 50th Regiment Virginia Infantry, Gen. J.M. Jones' Brigade, to Miss Bettie Dickson, Buffalo (Ashe County, North Carolina), dated May 1, 1864.
Dates: May 1, 1864
Abstract The G. W. F. Harper Family Diary Transcriptions are photocopies of typewritten transcriptions of the diaries of Major G. W. F. Harper of Caldwell County, North Carolina, his wife Ella Rankin Harper and her sister Emma Rankin. Harper kept diaries from 1841 to 1921 and writes about his Confederate Army service, however, the majority of the diaries date from 1881 to 1921.
Abstract This collection is a comb-bound booklet "The Remarkable Story about Zachariah Whicker", as compiled by Jess Wilson, and three black and white photograph copies of Zachariah and wife Martha Hurst Whicker.
Abstract The Kirby and Eller Family Letters contain correspondence between the Kirby and Eller families of Ashe County, North Carolina. The letters focus mainly on day-to-day events such as planting and harvesting crops, health and illness, and household tasks, but also include references to the Civil War.
Dates: 1826-1938, undated
Overview The collection is comprised of letters sent home by Private William Rufus Barlow (1827-1865) of the 18th North Carolina Infantry, Company B. The letters are primarily addressed to his wife, Elizabeth German Barlow (1840-1914). Barlow was conscripted into the Confederate Army in the summer of 1862 and reported to Camp Hill in Iredell County, North Carolina. The letters follow Barlow's wartime experiences with the Army of Northern Virginia from August 1862 until January 1865 and include...
Dates: 1862 - 1865
Abstract This small collection consists of four typed pages of the Reminiscences of Joseph P. Lyle, Soldier in the Civil War, written as told by Carrie Summers Smith, no date given.
Abstract Resolutions of Pin League to John Ross Document is a copy of a resolution of the Cherokee Nation's Pin League regarding Major General James G. Blunt's General Order Number 7 and the dismissal of Colonel William A. Phillips.
Dates: August 9, 1864
Abstract The Thomas Lenoir Papers contains photocopies of correspondence, a diary, and other papers relating to Thomas I. Lenoir. Lenoir served in the Company F of the 25th Regiment of the Confederate Army from 1861 to 1862 as Company Captain.
Dates: 1837-1896, undated
Abstract The William P. Wilkin Diary is a copy of a personal (almost) daily diary of Wilkin from March 6 to December 31, 1863, while he served in the Federal United States army during the Civil War. Also included is a letter to Jim Moyer from Richard Keith Irish, who sent the copy to Moyer.
Dates: 1863, 1992
Abstract This collection is made up of three letters dated April 1861 to July 1861, from Cornelius Cain to Celia Stoneman, one from Stantford Stoneman to sister Celia, and one from Stantford to father William.