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Civil War - soldier's letters.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Civil War Letters to Kate Schronz

Collection Number: A&M 2374

15 letters written to Kate Schronz, of Western Pennsylvania, during the Civil War years. Seven are from one friend, two from another, who served together near Romney, WV, and later New Creek, Virginia, in 1862-63. Three are from a cousin, Jacob Baldwin, a patient at Haddington Hospital, Philadelphia, in 1864, and later at Camp Stoneman near Washington, D.C. Three others are from cousins in Pittsburgh at Martinsburg.

Dates: 1862-63

Col. Blanton Duncan Letters

Collection Number: A&M 2611
Overview Colonel Blanton Duncan (b. 1827) served as the colonel of the 1st Kentucky Infantry in the Confederate army and as an engraver and printer of Confederate money during the Civil War. Collection contains photocopies of eight letters written to Duncan between 1862 and 1864, chiefly by Confederate Gen. P. G. T. (Pierre Gustave Toutant) Beauregard and one of his staff officers. Letters from 1862 and 1863 are largely personal in nature and discuss a possible army position for a friend of Duncan's,...
Dates: 1862-1864

Isaac Brill and Lemuel Arnold, Civil War Soldiers' Letters

Collection Number: A&M 2925

Facsimile letters from Civil War soldiers Lemuel Arnold and Isaac Brill.

Dates: 1863

John Ewing, Soldier, Civil War Letter

Collection Number: A&M 3777
Overview Letter of John Ewing, Corporal of the 16th Ohio Infantry, to his wife and children, written from the Kanawha Valley in the vicinity of Charleston, (West) Virginia (2 November 1862). Ewing writes that he is in good health and describes recent encounters with Confederate troops. He describes in detail his experience as a Confederate prisoner, including a time he saw a "Company" of Indians with the Confederates. He also remarks on the opinions, mood, and character of the Confederate soldiers he...
Dates: 1862

Lincoln's Mock Funeral in Martinsburg, Civil War Letters

Collection Number: A&M 3378

Two letters authored by Corporal John Service (Company A, 18th Connecticut) from Martinsburg describing eloquently and in some detail how citizens and soldiers celebrated the end of the Civil War, and mourned over the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. (4/15/1865, four pages, incomplete) (4/25/1865, six pages, complete).

Dates: 1865

Max Mathers Collection Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2386
Overview Correspondence, financial papers, diaries, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to the Max Mathers family and Monongalia County, West Virginia. The activities of Anna DeGant Mathers, wife of Max Mathers, and Margaret Mathers Barrick, his daughter, as well as of Margaret's two sons, William Mathers Barrick and George Milton Barrick, Jr. are well represented in the family papers. Max Mather's own papers document his personal life, Republican party activities, genealogical...
Dates: 1821-1957

Richard Beto, Collector, Records regarding the Civil War in West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 3044
Overview This collection contains documents and other material regarding the Civil War, including a diary, letters, reports, clippings, a muster roll, and other material. The majority of items in the collection regard the Civil War in West Virginia. Items within the collection are facsimiles and photocopies. Highlights of the collection include: the diary of Alex McGraw, who served with the West Virginia First Light Artillery; a letter from Captain Robert Coles of Virginia Fortieth Infantry, Wise...
Dates: 1861-1875 and undated; Majority of material found within 1861-1863

West Virginia 14th Infantry, Civil War Letters

Collection Number: A&M 2278
Overview Eleven letters written during the American Civil War by soldiers or members of their families as follows: Soldier to William Graham (inc) Dec. 11, 1861; C.L. Blodgett to wife - May 26, 1862; Wesley Thomas to parents - Aug. 13, 1862; E.J. Yonce to sister June - Oct. 23, 1862; T.O. Thomas to parents - Nov. 11, 1862; T.O. Thomas to parents - July 10, 1863; T.O. Thomas to parents - Sept. 1, 1863; Col. J.A. Mulligan to Col. D.D. Johnson - April 1, 1864; Charles Johnson to "Sol" - May 2, 1864;...
Dates: 1862-1865

William Hazlett Martin Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 4519
Scope and Contents All materials in this collection are digital copies of the original materials. Series 1 includes a collection of letters written by William Hazlett Martin (b. ca. 1830) to his wife, Elizabeth Martin of Rices Landing in Greene County, Pennsylvania, during his time in service with the 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry, Company A. There are 142 letters in the collection that span from his enlistment in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in September of 1862 to the end of his service in July of 1865....
Dates: 1862 September-1865 July, 1881

William Ludwig, Correspondence and Record Book

Collection Number: A&M 2318

Letters of William Ludwig, a soldier with the Thirty-fourth Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. The letters are to his father, Charles Ludwig, and his brother, George, both in Cincinnati, Ohio, from various camps in West Virginia. This collection also contains a record book of the regiment compiled in 1885 by Alex S. Oliver of Company "G", and a newspaper article, written in 1889, presenting a short history of the regiment.

Dates: 1862-1865, 1885