United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 464 Collections and/or Records:
Edward Doyle Frayne papers
Collection — Folder S487
Scope and Contents This collection includes original, autographed, signed letters from Edward Doyle Frayne ranging from 1862 to 1867 regarding family matters.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Edward Doyle Frayne papers
Edward Henderson letters
Collection — Folder S632
Scope and Contents This collection includes two short letters from Edward Henderson to his wife, Cathern (Catherine ?), from Camp Narrows, Giles County, Virginia during the U.S. Civil War, dated April 14 and December 12, 1864, regarding his well being and his living conditions. In his first letter, he mentions moving up Wolf Creek, then to Princeton, and Red Sulphur and that Beckley's Battalion is with them. In his second letter, Henderson mentions the cold weather, the food, and the "scarcity of clothing."
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Edward Henderson letters
Edward L. Andrews letter
Collection — Folder S027
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from Edward L. Andrews in Indianapolis, Indiana to his mother, Sarah E. Andrews, on June 14, 1863 regarding watch duties, the capturing of Confederates, and treason while serving with the Union army during the American Civil War.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Edward L. Andrews letter
Edward S. Scott journal
Collection — Folder S1154
Scope and Contents The collection includes a signed, typed transcript of Edward S. Scott’s journal, dated February 9-18, 1864, describing his attempted escape from Libby Prison in Richmond Virginia through the Yankee tunnel with over 100 other prisoners of war.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Edward S. Scott journal
Edward W. Nicholson papers
Collection — Folder S1554
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of certificates, statements, letters, affidavits, transcripts of marraige and death records, and muster rolls relating to the Civil War veteran's pension of Edward W. Nicholson and his widow Emily Ellen Nicholson, ranging from 1861 to 1915.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Edward W. Nicholson papers
Edwin L. Billings collection
Collection — Folder S0115
Scope and Contents The collection contains a photocopy of a notebook of Captain Edwin L. Billings of the 57th Regiment of Indiana Volunteers. In the book is a roster of soldiers in the regiment, accounts, discharge records, a journal with the activities of the regiment, and the weather for the day.
Eli H. Clampitt papers
Collection — Folder S258
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of autographed, signed letters and autographed and typed transcripts of letters from Eli H. Clampitt in Indiana and Civil War locations ranging from 1861-1866, regarding family business and army life. Also included are two printed copies from the original tintypes of Eli H. Clampitt and Mark A. Clampitt with his wife, Mary Ann Fouch. The child's identity is unknown.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Eli H. Clampitt papers
Eli Lilly collection of Civil War envelopes
Collection — Folder S2609
Scope and Contents This collection contains 65 envelopes created during the Civil War with unique illustrations. Most of them are black, but three are addressed to James H. Luther and four are addressed to members of the Waymire family.
Elias Reeves letter
Collection — Folder S1847
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostatic copy of a letter written by Elias Reeves on February 19, 1862 from Fort Craig at Arlington Heights, Virginia and sent to his friend James Pickard during the U.S. Civil War. In the letter, Reeves mentions that he's been sick for "some three months" since he'd left Indiana, was tired of "old Virginia," and had seen Washington and Annapolis, Maryland. A handwritten note added to the back of the second page after it was copied records that James Pickard had...
Dates: 1862, circa 1979
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Elias Reeves letter
Elisha C. Beeman collection
Collection — Folder S2554
Scope and Contents This collection includes Elisha C. Beeman's diary containing entries regarding his daily activities, food, and travel while serving in the Civil War (1864-1865, undated), notes regarding Bible passages (undated), and personal account notations for purchases and work done (1869 and undated). Also included are photocopies of the diary pages, a July 6, 1864 military pass issued at Bridgeport, Alabama, three loose diary pages (circa 1864-1865), two letters sent to Elisha from his father on December...
Dates: 1863-1869, undated