Civil War - Battles.
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2494
Overview 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
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 Mountain...
Dates: 1860 - ca. 1960; Majority of material found within 1860-1865
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 the...
Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers Regarding General Joseph A.J. Lightburn and Other Material
Collection Number: A&M.1379
Overview Materials collected by Roy Bird Cook regarding General Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn. Includes letters sent to Dr. Bird regarding General Lightburn and the Lightburn family, newspaper clippings regarding Lightburn and the Civil War in West Virginia, two maps, a pamphlet, and other material. See the "Historical Note" for further information about General Lightburn.
Dates: 1774-1960; Majority of material found within 1939-1960
Collection Number: A&M.0895
Overview Papers mainly related to the Civil War in southern West Virginia, including correspondence, maps, photographs, newspaper clippings, muster rolls, and other material. Highlights of the collection include material regarding Captain John V. Young of the 11th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry; Captain James S. Cassady of the 7th West Virginia Cavalry; Captain W.D. Thurmond and his company of Partisan Rangers; and the 8th and 13th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry units. The collection is organized...
Dates: 1844-1938; Majority of material found within 1861-1867
Collection Number: A&M.0974
Overview Diary of Uz Barns of Ritchie County, a volunteer in the Union Army who served as a private in the 10th West Virginia Infantry. The diary covers the years 1862 through 1865 and contains daily entries, mainly regarding weather conditions. Barns also wrote about marches and distances marched per day; encampments at various places in eastern West Virginia and in Winchester, Virginia; and engagements with Confederate forces at Beverly, (West) Virginia, Harpers Ferry, (West) Virginia, and Deep...
Collection Number: A&M.0922
Overview Three pocket diaries authored by William M. Goudy of Wheeling, (West) Virginia, a corporal in the First West Virginia Volunteer Infantry, Company G, who was mustered into service on 31 October 1862. The entries run from January 1862 through November 1864, when Goudy's company was mustered out at Wheeling. Diary entries are brief and sporadic; subjects discussed include weather, marches, encampments, drilling and inspection, combat, eating, church attendance and sermons, and social visits and...
Collection Number: A&M.4068
Overview Correspondence of Will Tomlinson, a newspaper publisher in southern Ohio, his wife Eliza Wylie Tomlinson, and their children Sarah Isabella Tomlinson and William Byers Tomlinson, as well as other family members, friends, and colleagues. The letters range from 1834 through 1897, the bulk of which date from 1861-1863 and from 1876-1880. Prominent topics include the relationships and activities of the Wylie-Tomlinson family, life in Cincinnati and Ripley Ohio, journalism and newspaper publishing,...
Dates: ca. 1830-1900