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William E. Brooks (1875-1960), Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0485
Overview Civil War materials collected by Dr. Brooks in writing his biographies of Grant and Lee. Included are pamphlets, scrapbooks, newspapers, photographs, and originals and copies of soldiers' letters, journals, and military reports. There are typed copies of a journal, 3 November-2 December 1863, of a civilian observer in Tennessee, who was at Grant's headquarters at the Battle of Chattanooga; letters, 1861-1864, of William Ludwig, a private in the Thirty-fourth Ohio Volunteer Infantry in Fayette,...
Dates: ca. 1825-1944

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 7
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 5
Politics and government. 5
Universities and colleges 5
Statehood politics -- West Virginia 4
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West Virginia - History - Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
West Virginia - Politics and government - 1861-1865. 4
Women's history -- 1850-1899 4
Academies (Private schools) 3
Diaries and journals. 3
Fairmont. 3
General stores 3
Judges - letters and papers. 3
Land. 3
Lawyers - letters and papers. 3
Marion County (W. Va.) 3
Mills and mill-work 3
Morgantown (W. Va.) 3
Politicians -- United States 3
Railroads 3
United States -- Politics and government 3
Account books 2
Coal mining - coal companies. 2
Editors - letters and papers. 2
Education 2
Elections 2
Greene County (Pa.) 2
Labor organization. SEE ALSO Coal mining - labor 2
Mountain Lake Park (Md.) 2
New Deal, 1933-1939 2
Pennsylvania 2
Rivers and river valleys. 2
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 2
Secession 2
Transportation 2
Unions. 2
United States. Congress. Senate 2
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 2
Wheeling (W. Va.) 2
Women's history -- 1900-1929 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
Abolition of slavery 1
Agriculture 1
Alexandria (Va.) 1
Beverly (W. Va.) 1
Cabell County (W. Va.) 1
Canals 1
Cemeteries -- Oak Grove Cemetery 1
Cemeteries and cemetery readings 1
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863 1
Churches -- Methodist 1
Churches -- Methodist Episcopal 1
Churches -- Methodist Protestant 1
Churches -- West Virginia -- Morgantown 1
Civil War - OH 34th. Inf. 1
Civil War - Ohio 34th Infantry. 1
Civil War - Pennsylvania 85th Volunteer Infantry. 1
Civil War - VA 19th. Vol. Inf. 1
Civil War battles - Chancellorsville. 1
Coal mines and mining -- West Virginia -- Marion County 1
Coal mining - coal industry. 1
Connecticut 1
Diaries 1
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 1
Election of 1840. 1
Election of 1860. 1
Election of 1876. 1
Fairmont (W. Va.) 1
Fairmont Index. 1
Fairmont Times. 1
Fayette County (Pa.) 1
Fur trade. 1
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History 1
Historical societies. 1
Immigration. 1
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 1
Kingwood and West Union Turnpike. 1
Lumber industry and timber. 1
Lumber trade 1
Martinsburg, Berkeley County (W. Va.) 1
Mason County (W. Va.) 1
Mason County W.Va. - education 1
Monongahela River (W. Va. and Pa.) 1
Monongalia County - court records. 1
Monongalia County - deeds, grants and papers. 1
Naturalization -- United States 1
Nullification (States' rights) 1
Ohio River 1
Orphans and orphanages. 1
Palatine. 1
Parkersburg, W.Va 1
Philippi. 1
Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Preston County (W. Va.) 1
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 1
Religion. SEE ALSO Churches. 1
Richmond (Va.) 1
Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) 1
Shepherdstown (W. Va.) 1
Slaves and slavery. 1
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