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Claim of Charles Gallagher for Loss of Schooner Nimrod and Cargo on James River, VA, December 5th, 1864

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -02-1
Scope and Contents ACQUISITION INFORMATION DATE RECEIVED 2011

George E. Dennis Confederate letter

 Collection — Box: BW 7, Folder: 1 [X031589288]
Identifier: MSS 16169
Scope and Contents George E. Dennis Confederate letter, 1862, in which he describes camp conditions and troop movements consisting of 0.03 cubic feet.

Henry Wise Garnett letter

 Collection — Box: BW 5, Folder: 1 [X031589245]
Identifier: MSS 16088
Scope and Contents Henry Wise Garnett letter. 0.03 cubic feet, to his grandfather, Brigadier General H. A. Wise from Richmond, Virginia on October 5, 1863. Henry, at age fourteen, refers to a letter that his mother had recently received from his grandfather about war news, Yankees, a "negro" school, and specific battles in the areas of Princess Anne County and Warrington, Va..

Naval Commander Louis Goldsborough letter

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589313]
Identifier: MSS 16206
Scope and Contents Naval Commander Louis Goldsborough letter to Lieutenant Commander Alexander Murray of the USS Sebago on June 5, 1862, 0.03 cubic feet, is an autograph letter signed by Goldsborough, as the Commander of the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron and on U. S. Flagship "Minnesota" letterhead about munitions and supplies. Also included is a handwritten note from Alexander Murray on the verso.

Leukhardt family Civil War letters

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 15155
Scope and Contents Leukhardt family letters (1862-1865; 0.25 cubic feet) consist of letters from Captain Gottfried Leukhardt and his family while he and his son Andrew are fighting for the Union army from 1862 to 1865. They mention several important battles including the Seven Days Battle (Malvern Hill 1862) and Bermuda Hundred, Manchester and Varina, Virginia (1864). General George B. McClellan and General Fitz John Porter are also mentioned. There are different spellings of their names, including...

"M. B. K." Civil War letter

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589319]
Identifier: MSS 16217
Scope and Contents "M. B. K." Civil War letter, and other family letters, 0.03 cubic feet. A sister writes to her brother, "Reynold" in the Confederate Army, near Yorktown, 1861, May 21 and June 25 , with a note from his mother, and another letter from a "fond sister" with detail about the fight in Virginia, including the "Company of Howitzers now at Manassas Gap" and mention of Colonel Francis Hennery Smith, (1812-1890) First Superintendent at Virginia Military Institute and his treatment of the cadets.

Reverend J. O. Miller letter to the Honorable Adam M. Glossbenner

 Collection — Box: BW 8, Folder: 1 [X031589300]
Identifier: MSS 16189
Scope and Contents Reverend J. O. Miller (living in York, Pennsylvania) letter to his congressman, the Honorable Adam M. Glossbrenner, 1866, 0.03 cubic feet, concerning damage done by the Union troops to the Winchester German Reformed church. Also included are four affidavits documenting the damage with testimony signed by George F. Miller, Isaac Kline (Frederick County), Thomas Hewel (Winchester), John W. Gain, Brison Luther, George Diffendorfer, and J. B. T. Reid (Mayor of Winchester). The letter and affidavits...

Moore brothers Civil War letters and papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 16441
Scope and Contents Note The Moore brothers Civil War letters and papers (1861-1876; 0.2 cubic feet) consists of letters to family from two brothers serving on the Union side of the Civil War, one on the Eastern theatre, Albe Cady Barrett Moore in Company K, 5th Regiment Wisconsin volunteers, and John Wesley Moore, on the Western theater, in the Company B, 7th Regiment, Minnesota volunteers. Albe Moore fought with the Army of the Potomac and died from illness in 1862 at Harrison's Landing near Richmond, Va....

John L. Nau III Civil War History collection

 Item
Identifier: MSS 16459
Scope and Contents Note John L. Nau III Civil War History collection (1846-1881; 202 cubic feet) consists of letters and transcriptions, photographs, currency, diaries and transcriptions, autographs, newspapers, photo albums, military orders, and requisitions.

Armstead L. Robinson papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 12836
Scope and Contents The Armstead L. Robinson papers(1848-2001; 43 cubic feet) consist of audiotapes; book reviews; census material; computer printouts; conference papers; correspondence; biographical information; instructional material; lectures and speeches; manuscripts and original writings by Robinson, his colleagues and students; maps; memorabilia; microfilm; organizational and professional files; photographs; printed items, and research and topical files. Most of the nineteenth century material is in the...