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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- letters and diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

American Civil War patriotic envelopes and cachets collection

 Unprocessed Material — Document-box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2018-025-s
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861 - 1866

George L. Burdick Civil War diaries and Paul Ellsworth Faulkner First World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017-217-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains four Civil War diaries and a ferrotype of Private George L. Burdick, United States Army. This collection also includes photos, military documents, newspaper clippings, and correspondence of Burdick's grandson, Sergeant Paul Ellsworth Faulkner, who served in the United States Army during the First World War.

Dates: 1862 - 1925

Nathaniel E. Douglas Civil War correspondence

 Collection — Box Civil War 1, Folder: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2014-120-w-rd
Abstract

This collection contains one letter written by Union serviceman (rank unknown) Nathaniel E. Douglas to his wife Mariah E. Douglas during the Civil War.

Dates: 1861 October 7

Horace Failes Civil War correspondence

 Collection — Box Civil War 1, Folder: 24, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-516-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence from Sgt. Horace Failes to his sister Elepsia Spencer during the American Civil War.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1861 September 3 - 1865 March 19; 1861 September 3 - 1972 February 17

George Imler Civil War diary digital document

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 2019-127-wc_Imler, George
Identifier: 2019-127-wc
Dates: 1864-01-01 - 1865-03-07

William Hardy Search Civil War correspondence

 Collection — Box Civil War 1, Folder: 21, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-466-wc-r
Abstract

This collection contains a photocopied letter, photographs, a timeline and a transcription from Pvt. William Hardy Search during the Civil War.

Dates: 1861 June 5

Herrington Family Civil War correspondence

 Collection — Box Civil War 1, Folder: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2014-162-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains four letters from different authors written to the Herrington family during and after the Civil War.

Dates: 1863 May 12 - 1868 March 7

Hunt Family Civil War correspondence

 Collection — Box Civil War 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-536-wc-r
Abstract

This collection contains a book of transcribed correspondence, dating from 1840 to 1889, between members of the Hunt family before, during and after the Civil War.

Dates: 1840 November 18 - 1889 October 3

John G. Mertz Civil War unit history

 Collection — Box Civil War 1, Folder: 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2018-124-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains a unit history written by Sgt. John G. Mertz, USA after the Civil War. In his personal narrative he writes about his time serving with Company F, 7th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the Union Army.

Dates: Undated

Moses Greenwood Civil War correspondence

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 2017-651-wc_Greenwood
Identifier: 2017-651-wc
Dates: Majority of material found within 1862 - 1863

Alonzo B. Searing Civil War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2018-072-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence from Alonzo Bryant Searing to his family during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1832 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

David V. B. Thompson Civil War correspondence

 Collection — Document-box Civil War 7, Folder: 26, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2022-112-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains one letter written by David Van Buren Thompson to his mother Dinah Johnson Freeman during the Civil War. Also included is a photocopy of a US Federal census in Tolland county, Connecticut (1850), and a non-original envelope with contextual information provided by the donor.

Dates: 1862 January 2

"Unknown serviceman" Civil War correspondence

 Collection — Box Civil War 1, Folder: 23, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-589-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains one correspondence written by an unknown serviceman to his wife during the Civil War.

Dates: 1862 May 29