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Civil War battles.

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Frank Smith Reader, Soldier, Civil War Diary

Collection Number: A&M.1720
Overview Diary of Frank Smith Reader of Brighton, Pennsylvania, who was a private in the Fifth West Virginia Cavalry, Company I. The diary covers the period of 10 March to 25 June 1864 and contains ca. 80 pp. Reader, for the period covered by this diary, was on detached duty from his regiment, serving as a clerk at General Franz Sigel's and General David Hunter's headquarters in Martinsburg, Cumberland, and in the field. Reader participated in the Valley Campaigns of 1864 and was present at the battles...
Dates: 1864

George K. Campbell, Civil War Journal

Collection Number: A&M.3124
Overview Private journal of George K. Campbell of Athens County, Ohio, who served as an officer in Company B of the 116th. Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Gettysburg campaign and the summer, fall, and winter of 1863, when he saw service in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Campbell served detached duty as an escort officer for recruits and prisoners during the spring and summer of 1864 and visited New York, Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. He joined...
Dates: 1863-1864

Henry H. Fry, Soldier, Civil War Letters

Collection Number: A&M.1552
Overview Civil War letters from a Union soldier in the Army of the Potomac to his wife in Greene County, Pennsylvania. Fry was in the Peninsula Campaign, 1862, and later stationed at various islands off the South Carolina coast. In 1864 he was killed near Bermuda Hundred, Virginia. The letters reveal little about military movements, but do comment on camp life and fraternization between Union and Confederate soldiers.
Dates: 1862-1864

J. Ogden Murray Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M.1320
Overview Scrapbook pertaining to Confederate personalities, battles, reminiscences, and activities of the United Confederate Veterans compiled by J. Ogden Murray, member of the "Immortal Six Hundred" and active participant in Confederate veterans' affairs. This collection also includes a series of newspaper articles by Edward H. Sims, ca.1949, based on Murray's THE IMMORTAL SIX HUNDRED (1905).
Dates: ca. 1901-1906, 1949

Jacob Pinick, Civil War Letters and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.0079
Overview Letters written by Jacob Pinick, first sergeant of Company A, 32nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, to John and William McLaughlin in Ohio. The letters detail the service of Pinick's company in western Virginia, Virginia, Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina. There are many detailed accounts of battles and marches, and expressions of political sentiments of soldiers. There is also a record book of Company A containing rolls and service records, and...
Dates: 1853-1865

James Z. McChesney Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2051
Overview Typescript copies of correspondence, diary entries, biographical sketches of Confederate veterans, manuscripts recounting battles, rosters of Confederate cavalry and infantry companies, and newspaper clippings of Pvt. James Z. McChesney of the Confederate States Army. Subjects include Confederate military activities, military activity in the Shenandoah Valley, McCausland's march on Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, and information on various units and battles. Addendum of 2004/05/06 includes letters...
Dates: 1853-1959

J.M. Vandeman Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M.2745
Overview Fourteen letters, thirteen from J.M. Vandeman of Adams Co., Ohio, a Union soldier in Co. B, 33rd Ohio Volunteer Company, 3rd Division, 9th Brigade, and one from W.T. and H.A. Wright of Webster City, Hamilton Co., Iowa. All are addressed to Miss S. Jane Vandeman in Adams Co., Ohio. The letters from J.M. Vandeman were written between 6 October 1861 and 25 December 1862; the letter from the Wrights is dated 1866. The letters of 1861-1862 were written from various locations in Ohio, Kentucky,...
Dates: 1861-1862, 1864, 1866

Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn (1824-1901) Letter

Collection Number: A&M.0034
Overview Typescript copy of a letter written by General Lightburn, commander of the 2nd Brigade of the 2nd Division, XV Army Corps, to "My dear George." There is mention of the siege of Vicksburg and the strength of the defensive positions of the town; battle losses; and a request that his letters not be published "as I am down on newspaper puffing."
Dates: 1863

Joseph C. Snider (1839-1864), Soldier, Civil War Diary

Collection Number: A&M.1504
Overview Civil War diaries of Joseph C. Snider (1839-1864) of Harrison County, West Virginia, who served in Company C of the 31st Virginia Infantry Regiment from June 1861 to his death in battle on September 19, 1864. Collection consists of three diaries on microfilm that cover the periods from June 1861 to May 1862; January 1, 1863 to July 1, 1863; and March 26, 1864 to September 19, 1864. There is no explanation for the gaps in Snider's journals. Snider provides detailed descriptions of his major...
Dates: 1861-1864

Logan Osborne Family and Business Records

Collection Number: A&M.2941
Overview A ledger and financial records of Logan Osborne (1836-39) also containing the will of Balamm Osborne. The ledger contains accounts of an assortment of general store goods from perishables such as food and candles to durable goods such as tools and carriages. There are Osborne family deeds, land contracts and letters about family matters and debt (1808-89). There are early nineteenth century state bank script from Louisiana, Virginia, and North Carolina. There are land indentures and legal...
Dates: 1761-1982