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

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Edward L. Jameson letters

Identifier: MSS 12123

Fannie Virginia Casseopia Lawrence carte de visite

 Collection — Box BW 40, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16638
Content Description This collection contains a carte de visite of Fannie Virginia Casseopia Lawrence, a formerly enslaved child. The caption states "A Redeemed Slave Child, 5 years of Age. Redeemed in Virginia by Catherine S. Lawrence; baptized in Brooklyn, at Plymouth Church by Henry Ward Beecher in May 1963. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1863, by C. S. Lawrence, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York." Photographed by the...
Dates: May 1863

Receipt log of Clothing Distributed to the 117th United States Colored Troops

 Collection — Flat_box Archival Oversized Box L 4, Oversize_Folder(Within_an_OSBox): 1/1
Identifier: MSS 16799
Content Description This collection contains a receipt log (18"X22") of provisions given to the African American infantry during the Civil War. The top of the document states that 'WE, the undersigned Non-commissioned Officers, Artificers, Musicians, and Privates, of [Co "F" 117th U.S. C.S.], do hereby acknowledge to have received of [Capt Riley I. Griffith] the several articles of clothing set opposite our respective names." There are about sixty-five names listed. The receipt includes the date of issue (Dec....
Dates: December 31, 1864

Armstead L. Robinson papers

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...
Dates: 1848-2001; Majority of material found in 1967-1992