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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 470 Collections and/or Records:

Erasmus C. Gilbreath, Civil War account

 Collection — Folder S2594
Identifier: S2594
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopy of the Civil War account of Erasmus C. Gilbreath dated January 16, 1898.
Dates: 1898/01/16

Erasmus W. Reed letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2239
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 60 letters written by Erasmus W. Reed and sent to his family while he served in Company B, 96th Pennsylvania volunteer infantry during the U.S. Civil War. Ranging from October 1861 to July 30, 1864, the letters were written mostly from camps in Maryland and Virginia, but one was written "on the road between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, Pa." Three letters in the collection are undated and three others are undated and incomplete.
Dates: 1861-1864

Ezra G. Hayes personal narrative

 Collection — Folder S614
Identifier: S0614
Scope and Contents This collection contains three typewritten copies of the life story of Ezra G. Hayes that he dictated to Caroline M. Hayes. Hayes' narrative ranges from 1705 to the early 1900s. This collection was made from a copy owned by Mrs. Jacob Bauer of Lawrenceburg, Indiana in 1933 and it includes Mr. Hayes' family history, his many business pursuits, early history of Dearborn County, Indiana, and his viewpoints on the politics and elections during his lifetime. Also included are three copies of a poem...
Dates: circa 1910

Fannie Howes Campbell letters

 Collection — Folder S0209
Identifier: S0209
Scope and Contents The July 6 letter with no year, written to “My Dear Husband and Mother,” has an addition in pencil by another writer, after Fannie’s message in ink. The other writer mentions that Fannie is getting better, and the doctor thinks she has an “ulceration of the womb.”In another undated letter, Fannie wrote: “I wish you would write to Sam – Memphis, Tenn. – 81st Reg. Illinois. Vol. – Gen. [John A.] Logan’s Division.” Another letter with only Feb. 8 but no year says: “Last night the baby...
Dates: 1852-1897

Fanny Hudelson collection

 Collection — Folder S1868
Identifier: S1868
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, documents and receipts of the Hudelson and Hinds families, including a bill of sale between John Jones and Samuel Hinds of Bourbon County, Kentucky for a "negro girl" (December 18, 1795); receipts of Francis and Elizabeth Hinds (1826-1849); a notice of transfer draft payable at the Branch of the Northern Bank of Kentucky at Louisville for $150,000 signed by Treasury Secretary Levi Woodbury (July 20, 1836); letters written by Francis I. Hudelson and sent...
Dates: 1795-1863, 1929

Fitz John Porter letter

 Collection — Folder S1731
Identifier: S1731
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from Fitz John Porter in New Jersey on 1892/05/04 regarding an editorial and Holliday's support of Porter.
Dates: 1892/05/04

Florence Emerson Heffley manuscript

 Collection — Folder S624
Identifier: S0624
Scope and Contents This collection contains a draft of the manuscript, "A Little Girl of the Sixties," by Florence Emerson Heffley. The manuscript is 48 typewritten pages and includes handwritten corrections and a few pages of additional notes. Heffley's narrative relates stories and genealogical information about her great-grandparents, Abraham and Sarah Dayton Jacobus, her grandparents Hettie and Luke Allen Emerson, and her mother, Almira Georgiana Herbert, the "Little Girl of the Sixties," from 1818 to 1938. ...
Dates: 1818-1938

Forrest L. Spencer collection

 Collection — Folder S1227
Identifier: S1227
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence and papers pertaining to the Nelson, Sturgis, and Bailiff families ranging from 1840 to 1892 in Jennings County, Indiana, Ohio, Maryland, and Kansas. The papers include U.S. Civil War letters and a military discharge from George Nelson (1861-1863), documents relating to Susan Bailey, Martha A. Sturgis, and E. Blanchard (1877-1878), and a wedding invitation (1892).
Dates: 1840-1892

Francis M. and William H. Farrow papers

 Collection — Folder S452
Identifier: S0452
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from Francis M. Farrow, William H. Farrow, and Capt. R. W. Harrison in Greenville, South Carolina [?] and Tennessee ranging from 1862 to 1864 regarding family matters, war life and official notice of William H. Farrow's death.
Dates: 1862-1864

Francis Marion Leavell diary transcript

 Collection — Folder S3250
Identifier: S3250
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcription of the Civil War diary of Francis Marion Leavell ranging from 1862 August to 1863 August. The diary consists of short, almost daily entires concerning the activities of Leavell and the 73rd Indiana Regiment.
Dates: 1862-1865