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Dunn Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16099
Scope and Contents This collection of letters written mostly during the Civil War consists of about 60 letters, one half-size legal document box, 0.25 cubic feet and contains correspondence (with transcriptions) between Elizabeth ("Betsy") Bruce Dunn with her sons, Leroy E. Dunn, and Henry "Marshall" Dunn, as well as cousins and friends from 1851; 1860 to 1862. The correspondence describes the horrors of the war, camp conditions, food, illness, including, the Battle of Bull Run and Civil War period envelopes. ...

Monthly report of amnesty oaths administered at Scottsville, Virginia

 Item — Box: BW 20, Folder: 1 [X031750311]
Identifier: MSS 16432
Scope and Content Note The Monthly report of amnesty oaths administered at Scottsville, Virginia (1865; 0.04 cubic feet) documents President Andrew Johnson's national pardon of Confederates as implemented in one small Virginia town. The document contains the county of residence, occupation, and names of 42 mostly Albemarle County residents and one page with a transmittal message. The report was prepared by Captain Beers, who was with Company H, 11th Regiment Pennsylvania Cavalry.

Wickham family papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 15753
Scope and Contents The Wickham family papers (1704-1950; 9.5 cubic feet) consist of papers of Richmond, Virginia and “Hickory Hill” plantation in Hanover County, Virginia, including the families of John Wickham (1763-1839), his son, William Fanning Wickham (1793-1880), grandson, Williams Carter Wickham (1820-1888), and great-grandson, Henry Taylor Wickham (1849-1943). The collection contains business correspondence, chiefly concerning legal and agricultural pursuits; family correspondence with...