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Civil War battles.

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

A.N. Missimer, Soldier, Civil War Letter to Sister

Collection Number: A&M 2494

Letter from A.N. Missimer at Warrenton, Virginia, 3 Nov. 1863, to his sister, Miss Kate Missimer (Jersey Shore, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania) after the battle of Sulphur Springs, where a whole squadron of a regiment was captured. (Includes 3 pages on 1 folded leaf and 1 envelope.)

Dates: 1863 November 3

Biographical Sketch of James Edward Hanger, Confederate States Army Veteran

Collection Number: A&M 4543
Scope and Contents Facsimile of a manuscript historical narrative regarding James Edward Hanger (1843-1919) by Clyde Cale, Jr. The narrative describes Hanger's injury and amputation, brief imprisonment as a Confederate prisoner-of-war, and his postwar life and inventions. Hanger was born in Churchville, Augusta County, Virginia. In early June 1861, he joined his brothers as a member of the Confederate Churchville Cavalry, and shortly after, he was injured by a Union cannonball early in the Battle of Philippi....
Dates: undated

Civil War Diary Transcriptions and Related Material of Captain George W. Johnson, 11th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

Collection Number: A&M 4538
Scope and Contents Transcription of the Civil War diaries of Captain George Johnson of the 11th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. George Johnson was about 35 years old when he enlisted in the 11th Ohio Infantry in June 1861 and served in Companies A and K until late December 1863. The transcription was completed by his descendant, Robert K. Johnson, in 2011, and includes the transcription of seven diaries from mid-1861 through December 1863. His diaries include candid descriptions of camp life and...
Dates: 1861-1863; 2009-2011

Fabricius A. Cather, Soldier, Civil War Diaries

Collection Number: A&M 3633
Overview Civil War diaries authored by First Lieutenant (later Major) Fabricius A. Cather from Flemington, Taylor County, West Virginia, records his experiences in the military and political conflicts of the Civil War. The six diaries, and a transcribed copy of the original 1864 and 1865 diaries, contain entries for the years 1860 to 1865 regarding western Virginia's grassroots efforts to secede from the Confederacy and establish a new state, and of the first battles and skirmishes such as Rich...
Dates: 1860-ca. 1960; Majority of material found within 1860-1865

Frances Lightburn Cressman, Author, "A Great Civil War Has Come Upon Us"

Collection Number: A&M 4088
Overview Civil War history book titled "A Great Civil War Has Come Upon Us - The Lives and Times of Union Brig. Gen./Reverend Joseph A.J. Lightburn and His Friend, Confederate Lieut. Gen. Thomas J. 'Stonewall' Jackson: A Two-Volume Presentation in Observance of the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War". The book contains a biography of General Joseph A.J. Lightburn; a biography of "Stonewall" Jackson; accounts of major battles and campaigns in the Civil War; and an account of the formation of...
Dates: 2015

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...
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

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

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