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Subseries 1.2
Confederate post-Civil War-era documents

Scope and Content Note

Suberies 1.2 contains non-contemporary materials which relate to the Civil War or individuals involved in the Civil War, but that were produced either before or after the war. These include materials created by or about former Confederate (military or civilian), materials relating to the United Confederate Veterans affairs, or about or pertaining to the Confederacy.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
8 1 Adams, Samuel B.; 8-page carbon typescript of an address by Adams at the meeting of the Sons of the Veterans and their guests and friends on the evening of April 18, 1932; 1 item. The subject of that address being: Some salient facts bearing upon the justification of the cause of the South.
8 2 Alexander, E.P.; a printed circular dated Columbia, South Carolina, September 12, 1866, signed by Alexander; 1 item. Circular requests official reports, accounts of events, sketches, regimental and other histories, etc. to be used in preparation of a history of General James Longstreet's command during the Civil War.
8 3 Andrew's Raid (April 4, 1862); letter (photocopy) from Anthony Murphy to D.A. Dorsey, December 5, 1891 (correction is endorsed by Murphy); letter (photocopy) from W.A. Fuller to Anthony Murphy, October 8, 1895; photocopy of "Pursuit of Andrews' Raiders," Atlanta Journal Magazine, November 8, 1931; 3 items.
8 4 Baker, John Major; "History of War Service of John Major Baker - Confederate Army," giving names of men in the 2nd Georgia Reserves (photocopy); 1 item. Baker enlisted April 25, 1864 in the call for those between 16 and 18. Sent from Atlanta to Andersonville Prison, they preformed such duties as burial of dead; much time was spent in guarding prisoners being transported to avoid Sherman's Army. Also includes comments on conditions immediately following the war (photocopy).
8 5 Battle, Cullen A. [General]; letter from Battle (Petersburg, Virginia) to Mr. R.A. Sands, February 17, 1896; 1 item. General Battle, from Alabama, led a brigade in Virginia.
8 6 Beard, Louisa H.; letter from Beard (Waltham, Massachusetts) to "My dear sister," [somewhere in the South] regarding the aftermath of the war on the family and life in Waltham, January 7, 1866; 1 item.
8 7 Bowden, John Malachi (1840-1920); 23-page typewritten memoir, "Some of My Experiences as a Confederate Soldier, in the Camp and on the Battlefield, in the Army of Northern Virginia" and two articles by Bowden, 3 items. The articles include "My Life as a Yankee Captive" and "The Lord was my Breastworks," both published in the Atlanta Journal and Constitution Magazine. Bowden was born in Meriwether County near Greenville, Georgia on June 28, 1840 and died in Hampton, South Carolina on January 28, 1920. He enlisted as a private in Company B, 2nd Georgia Infantry Regiment on August 26, 1861. He served in the Army for three years in the field and a half year in prison. After the war he joined the North Georgia Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in fall of 1868.
BV4 Brett, Martin W.; typed memoir (1861-1865) and inlaid original letter; 1 bound volume. Memoir of Brett, member of Company F of the 12th Georgia Infantry Regiment (Dooly County, Georgia). Includes an original letter from Brett (Rome, Georgia) to J.M. Brown (Montezuma, Georgia), November 16, 1905 regarding the memoir.
8 8 Brent, E.F.; letter from Brent (Baltimore, Maryland) to [Mr. Pearce], regarding life in Baltimore after the war and advising him not to emigrate to South America, December 19, 1865; 1 item.
8 9 Buzzett, Isabell Smith; "Five Churches Sherman Didn't Burn," typescript; 1 item. Buzzett was historian of Atlanta Chapter 18 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Mrs. Buzzett describes the actions taken by a priest, Father Thomas O'Reilly in an effort to save five of Atlanta's prominent churches from destruction by Sherman's axes in the burning of Atlanta in 1864. As a result of Father O'Reilly's appeals to General Slocum, commander of the 20th Corps of the Union Army, O'Reilly's pastorate, the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, was saved, as were the Second Baptist, Second (Central) Presbyterian, St. Philip's Episcopal, and Trinity Methodist Churches.
8 10 Cabaniss, T.B.; letter from Cabaniss (Forsythe, Georgia) to L.R. Ray, (Newnan, Georgia), June 13, 1884; 1 item. Cabaniss answers Ray's question stating that James J. Stokes murdered Bernard Meyers, both in 1st Georgia Infantry Regiment, and tells what subsequently happened to Stokes.
23 3 Camp Sumter, anniversary banquet, event notice and menu, Argyle Hotel, South Carolina, April 13, 1903
8 11 Colquitt, Alfred H.; note from Colquitt (Atlanta, Georgia) to Henry Storm (New York City), February 1, 1877; 1 item.
8 12 Confederate Memorial Day Exercises; Program for Memorial Day Exercises, Marietta, Georgia, April 26, 1910; 1 item.
8 13 Confederate Memorial Day Service; two programs for Confederate Memorial Day Service at Confederate Monument, Mount Hope Cemetery, on Sunday, May 24, 1953 and Sunday, May 23, 1954; 2 items.
8 14 Confederate Songs; Photocopies of miscellaneous information about songs associated with the Confederacy; 4 items. Included are a copy of a letter to the editor of the New York Clipper from Daniel Decatur Emmett claiming authorship of and relating the history of the song "I Wish I Was in Dixie's Land" afterwards known as "Dixie;" information about and the words to "Dixey's Land" from The Norfolk Journal; the words to "Dixie's Land" published by J. Wrigley of New York; and an illustration and the words to "Oh Jeff! Oh Jeff! How Are You Now?" by Henry Schroeder.
8 15 Cooke, John Esten (1830-1886); letter from Cooke (Millwood, Clarke County, Virginia) to Philip Gates, March 31, 1871; 1 item. The letter is about Cooke's "Life of Robert E. Lee". Accompanying the letter is a note from Philip Gates (New York) to H.Y. McCord (Atlanta), February 23, 1899, written at the time of Gates' sending the letter to Mr. McCord.
8 16 Cooper, Samuel; note from Cooper (Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D.C.) to R.H. Pruyn (Albany, New York), acknowledging receipt of military return, February 12, 1856; 1 item.
8 17 Crumley, William Macon; 21-page typescript (photocopy) of "Personal Reminiscences of the Civil War from February 1862 to April 1865" by Crumley, of Augusta and Atlanta, 1907; 1 item. Crumley enlisted in the Richmond Huzzars, Cobb's Legion of Cavalry, in February 1862, when he was 14 years old, and was soon transferred to General J.B. Kershaw's brigade as a courier, at Kershaw's request. He describes his experiences at Richmond, Fredericksburg, Cedar Creek, and Chickamauga, and relates anecdotes of his personal contacts with Kershaw, General Y. J. Pope, and General Clement C. Evans.
8 18 Dabney, Charles W.; letter from Dabney (Knoxville, Tennessee) to General William E. Mickle (New Orleans), June 15, 1903; 1 item. Letter refers to Dabney's father's book on Stonewall Jackson.
23 11 Daniel, P.M., Chairman of the Board of Stewards, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, statement regarding Publishing House War Claim, February 14, 1899
10 3 Davis, Jefferson; funeral invitation, program, and reinternment ribbon, May 30-31, 1893, 2 items
8 19 Dodson, William Cary (d. 1919); 11-page memoir of his wartime experiences; 1 item. He enlisted in the Confederate Army on December 31, 1861, a few months before his sixteenth birthday, serving first in Company C, 43d Mississippi Infantry Regiment and then in Company D, John D. Morgan's Regiment, 51st Alabama Cavalry. He saw action in Tennessee. In September 1863 he was captured and spent the rest of the war in prison, first at Camp Chase, Ohio, later at Rock Island, Illinois. The greatest portion of the memoir deals with his life at Camp Chase.
8 20 Early, Jubal Anderson; invoice of ordinance and ordinance stores turned over to Early at Fort Mellon (Sanford, Florida), during the Second Seminole Indian War, November 29, 1839; 1 item.
8 21 Elmira, New York; list of Alabama soldiers buried at Elmira, New York, signed by J.T.W., no date; 1 item
8 22 Eustis, F A.; letter from Eustis (Newport) to Rosa [?], August 5 [1866?] and other documents regarding the settlement of his mother's estate right after the Civil War; 4 items. Accompanying the letter are copies of inventories of the property (including slaves) on Lady's Island and Tomotley plantations (Beaufort County, South Carolina) of Mrs. Patience W.B. Eustis, taken in June 1860. Also included is a list of plate in a box at Tomotley.
8 23 Evans, Clement A.; letter from Evans (Atlanta, Georgia) to the Adjutant of Raphael Semmes Camp (Mobile, Alabama), January 6, 1900 and letter from Evans to General William E. Mickle; Atlanta, February 2, 1906; 4 items.
8 24 Ex-Soldiers' Guide. Washington, D.C.: Fitzgerald and Co. (printers and publishers), U.S. Claims Agents, no date; 1 item. "Useful to all who are Interested in Claims against the Government pertaining to Pensions, Increase of Pensions, Pensions for Dependent Relatives, Bounties, Arrears of Pay, Removal of Charge of Desertion, Pay for Rations, Officers' Musters, Land Warrants, and all other Claims arising from Service in the United States in all of the wars. The Subject-Matter is compiled from most Recent Enactments, Laws and Decisions for the Benefit of the ex-Soldiers and their Heirs."
8 25 Fall, Phillip H.; letter from Fall (Houston, Texas) to General William E. Mickle, regarding his part in preventing Vicksburg from being captured in 1862, January 6, 1905; 1 item.
8 26 Ficken, John F.; letter from Ficken (Charleston, South Carolina) to James Simons, regarding returning material to him, December 3, 1906; 1 item
8 27 Fishburne, Catherine C.; petition of Fishburne to regain property consisting of two plantations in St. Paul's Parish, Colleton County, South Carolina; 2 items. This property had been left to her by her father, Robert Fishburne. The petition was signed by Miss Fishburne on February 14, 1901 to be submitted to the United States Court of Claims. Accompanying the petition is an inventory of stores and supplies taken from the plantations when they were overrun by General Sherman, February 18, 1865. This inventory was made by Dick Nathan, foreman, November 27, 1901.
8 28 Fleming, Mary Love (Edwards); 40-page typescript of memoir "Dale County and its people during the Civil War, reminiscences of Fleming, with an introduction by Walter Lynwood Fleming, circa 1903-1905;" 1 item.
8 29 Fluker, W.T.; 8-page typescript of roster of Company D, 15th Georgia Infantry Regiment; Washington, Georgia, June 8, 1905; 1 item.
23 13 The Franklin Steam Printing House, "A Relic of the War between the States: Confederate Cabinet. Printed on paper made in the Confederacy during the War," Broad Street, Atlanta, Georgia, circa 1870
8 30 Goetter, Eliza; articles of agreement between Goetter (Steep Bottom, Beaufort County, South Carolina) and Simon Jackson, freedman, regarding usage of a field, January 14, 1871; 1 item.
8 31 Hagood, Johnson (1829-1898); letters between Hagood and C.P.A. Brown upon Brown's giving Hagood a portion of the flag of Hagood's brigade; Brown to Hagood (Monticello, Fairfield County, South Carolina), March 7, 1882 and Hagood to Brown (Columbia, South Carolina), March 11, 1882; 3 items.
23 16 Hampton, Wade, General, printed gubernatorial election certificate for General Election held November 7, 1876, certificate dated December 16, 1876.
8 32 Hargis, O.P.; 25-page carbon typescript memoir, "Thrilling Experiences of a First Georgia Cavalryman in the Civil War;" 1 item. Hargis joined the 1st Georgia Cavalry at Resaca, Georgia in May 1864 when he was 15 years old. This Division, under command of General Wheeler acted as skirmishers to cover Johnson's retreat from Resaca to Atlanta. After participating in the battle there and taking part in the capture of Stoneman's Raiders, a portion, including Hargis, under command of Lt. Gilreath were sent back to the Cassville area to operate behind the Federal lines and create harassment along the Western & Atlantic Railroad. They held this duty for three months, then returned to their command. Also includes some background and follow up on Hargis and his family.
8 33 Harvey, G.M.; letter (photocopy) from Harvey (Atlanta, Georgia) to Capt. J. W. Anderson (Chairman, Associated Veterans "Newnan Guards") expressing regret that he can not take part in their reunion, August 12, 1885; 1 item.
8 34 Herbert, Hilary Abner (1834-1919); letter from Herbert (Laurens, South Carolina) to General William E. Mickle, requesting a copy of the endorsement for his book, May 13, 1912; 1 item.
8 35 Heth, Henry (1825-1899); letter from Heth (Georgetown, South Carolina) to General Marcus I. Wright, April 12, 1881; 1 item
8 36 Hill, Daniel Harvey (1821-1889); autograph on card (Charlotte, North Carolina); 1 item
8 37 Hudgins, F.L.; notebooks; 2 items. Hudgins served in Company K of the 38th Georgia Infantry Regiment. Included are two notebooks in which Hudgins wrote the muster roll of his company, telling what became of the men in the war, and also a list of the men who were present for duty at Appomattox, April 9, 1865. He also wrote a list of the engagements in which his regiment took part, and a list of the men killed in the various battles. The second notebook contains some of the same information and some brief notes on the war, a few poems, and some family information.
8 38 Hudgins, F.L.; photographs; 7 items. All but one of the photographs are of groups of veterans at reunions, 1890 (Decatur, Georgia) and 1913 (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania). One photograph is of the unveiling of the Confederate monument, Decatur, Georgia, April 25, 1908.
OP1 7 Hunley [submarine]; photocopies of plans and newspaper articles relating to the Confederate submarine Hunley; 7 items. These items are a part of the Hunley papers compiled by Eustace Williams.
8 39 Inzer, F.J.; newspaper clippings, photograph, and two letters; 5 items. Three newspaper clippings about the death of Inzer, former member of Company I of the 28th Georgia Heavy Artillery Battalion; also two letters from Inzer to his daughter Mrs. Beckey Lou Wooten during the time he resided at the Confederate Soldiers Home, Atlanta, Georgia, March 4 and April 16, 1931.
9 1 Jackson, Henry Rootes; letter from Jackson (Savannah, Georgia) to W.J. DeRenne (Wormslow, Savannah), invitation to attend a meeting of the officers of the Georgia Historical Society, March 10, 1896; 1 item.
10 4 Jackson, Stonewall, star from the flag which flew over his grave and letters documenting its authenticity, 1864-1923, 5 items.
OP34 4 Johnson, Andrew, pardons of William M. Tunno, R.D. Arnold, and Henry E. Hyman, 1865
9 2 Johnson, Bradley Tyler (1829-1903); letter from Johnson (Baltimore, Maryland) to General M.J. Wright (?), 186-; 1 item. Johnson was a Colonel in the 1st Maryland Infantry Regiment.
9 3 Johnston, Joseph Eggleston; letter from Johnston (St. Augustine?, Florida) to John Mackay (Fort Foster, near Tampa, Florida), during the Second Seminole War, April 28, 1837; 1 item.
9 4 Kaufman, Janet E.; "The Show Must Go On: Entertainment in the Confederacy" (photocopy, 15 pages) by Kaufman, 1977; 1 item.
9 5 Keely, John (1838-1888); Civil War diary in the form of a series of clippings of the diary printed in the Atlanta Constitution Magazine, March 15 to April 5, 1931, with illustrations and notes by Wilbur G. Kurtz; 1 item. Keely served in the 19th Georgia Infantry Regiment.
9 6 Lasco, John G.; letter from Lasco (Columbus, Georgia) to General William E. Mickle, March 14, 1874; and letter from Lasco (Savannah, Georgia) to Mickle, March 15, 1874; 2 items.
9 7 Lee, John Webb; 11-page typescript of memoir "Prison Memories;" 2 items. Lee was a sergeant in Company B, 16th Battery, Georgia Cavalry. Accompanying the typescript is a 9-page essay by John T. Boifeuillet written in 1922 and entitled: "Has Fought Death over Sixty Years." The subject of the essay is Dr. John Webb Lee of Covington, Georgia, author of the manuscript "Prison Memories." Lee graduated in medicine in 1861, from Emory College in 1874. [See also Lee family bible: the Rose Library BS185, 1856, .N5]
9 8 Lee, Mildred (daughter of Robert E. Lee); letter (photocopy) from Lee (West Point, Virginia) to Col. G.N. Saussy (Hawkinsville, Georgia), thanking him for copy of his article, "Lee's Audacity," March 17, 1902; 2 items.
10 5 Lee, Robert E.; letter certifying authenticity of the star from the uniform of Robert E. Lee [star missing], undated; 1 item; Lee Celebration, poem, January 19, 1917; 2 items..
9 9 Lee, Stephen Dill; letters from Lee (Columbus, Mississippi) to General William E. Mickle, November 28, 1904, September 30, 1908 and page 2 only of typed letter [some on United Confederate Veterans stationary], all relating to United Confederate Veterans business; 3 items.
9 10 Lewis, Samuel E.; letter from Lewis (Washington, D. C.) to General William E. Mickle; July 22, 1912, relating to United Confederate Veterans business; 1 item.
9 11 Mahone, William (1826-1895); letter from Mahone (Virginia) to Henry B. Dawson, September 30, 1871 regarding his memoir and letter from Mahone (Washington, D. C.) to Attorney Genera1 Benjamin Harrison Brewster, March 9, 1882 recommending John G. Watts for marshal; 2 items. Mahone was a Confederate veteran and U.S. Senator from Virginia.
9 12 Marshall, Charles; letter from Marshall (Baltimore, Maryland) to General Marcus Wright, December 7, 1880 regarding what address to send a book to; 1 item. Marshall was a Colonel in Confederate army and aide to General Robert E. Lee.
9 13 Martin, G.P.; speech delivered in Homer, Georgia, July 20, 1904 at a reunion of Confederate soldiers; 1 item
9 14 Maxwell, G. Troup; letter (typescript) from G. Maxwell (New Castle, Delaware) to Major William F. Slaton, mentioning incident occurring at Battle of Lookout Mountain and his experiences at prison camp of Johnson's Island, May 12, 1874; 1 item.
9 15 McCabe, W. Gordon; letter from McCabe (Richmond, Virginia) to General William E. Mickle, declining invitation to attend United Confederate Veterans union, November 14, 1911; 1 item
9 16 Memorial Day Address, Confederate; 23-page typescript, 1899; 1 item. Delivered by unknown orator, probably a Georgian in Georgia.
9 17 Mickle, William E. [General] and William F. Mickle, Jr.; Mickle, General William E.: Signature on a check to John Bragg, May 2, 1905. Letter from William E. Mickle to father; Joseph Thomas Mickle; Summerville Institute, Cholson, Mississippi, January 27, 1864. Four letters to Mickle from (1) Benjamin K Meek, University of Alabama, August 26, 1892; (2) Smith, G. A., September 25, 1895; (3) Fannie H. Walthall, Vicksburg, Mississippi, April 22, 1904; and (4) Jessica Randolph Smith; Mobile, Alabama, August 1905. Three letters from William E. Mickle Jr. to (1-2) James W. Cox, Col., 2nd Alabama Infantry, U. S. Volunteers, Camp near Mobile, June 24, 1898 and June 26, 1898; and (3) to the Secretary of War; Mobile, June 23, 1899. Two letters to William E. Mickle Jr. from (1) J. A. Porter, Secretary to the President; Washington, February 2, 1899 and (2) J. O. Gilmore, Assistant Adjunct General, Washington, July 29, 1899; 12 items.
9 18 Mosby, John Singleton; (1) letter (photocopy) from Mosby to Genera1 Marcus J. Wright commenting on some statements written by Beverly H. Robertson in the Century in answer to an article by Mosby, no date and (2) letter from Mosby (Baltimore, Maryland) to [?] Early, November 1, 1867, recommending Martin Maddox as a landlord; 2 items.
9 19 Orr, James Lawrence; letter (contemporary copy) from Orr (Executive Mansion, Columbia, South Carolina) to [unaddressed], couching for Robert G. Tillinghast, September 14, 1866; 1 item.
9 20 Overby, William Thomas (1840-1864); two photographs, 1 program, and copy of proclamation relating to Overby, a Georgian and member of Mosby's Rangers, hanged by the Federal Army, 1864; 4 items.
9 21 Park, James B.; sworn deposition (photocopy) of Park as to an event which happened at his home near Greensboro, Georgia in the late Spring of 1865. He tells of a Confederate soldier and his servant spending the night in hiding at the Park home, them being pursued the next morning by a group of Federal troops. The Confederate did not reveal his name, but Park's father was under the strong impression that he was Jefferson Davis. Signed by James B. Park and the Justice of the Peace, Green County, Georgia, July 10, 1936; 1 item.
9 22 Patton, Oliver A.; letter from Patton (Louisville, Kentucky) to "My dear gentleman," December 22, 1868, regarding the conditions in the South after the war and lambasting R.B. Carpenter as a carpet bagger; 1 item. Patton was a Lieutenant Colonel who commanded Patton's Battalion Partisan Rangers which was organized in Morgan County, Kentucky, during the spring of 1863.
9 23 Perrin, Cora Lee [Mrs. J.S.]; letter (photocopy) from Perrin (Natchez, Mississippi) to Mrs. A.F. Hodges (Andersonville, Georgia), thanking her for her efforts to vindicate her father, Major Henry Wirz, the commander of Andersonville prison, February 22, 1908 and photograph of Henry Wirz; 2 items.
9 24 Pike, Albert [General]; letter from Pike (Washington) to Arthur Stedman, regarding his photograph, September 30, 1888; 1 item.
9 25 Preston, Thomas S. [General]; letter from Preston (University of Virginia) to J.W. Weidemayer, regarding photograph of William C. Preston, April 28, 1888; 1 item. Preston was aide to General Stonewall Jackson.
9 26 Richmond, Virginia; "Recollections of the Last Days of Richmond-the Confederate Capitol" by Nathalie; 1 item. Clipping of a reprint from the Norfolk Virginian; no name of newspaper, place or date.
9 27 Ruffin, Edmund; letter from Ruffin (ear Old Church, Hanover County, Virginia) to Charles S. Morgan (Superintendent of the State Penitentiary in Staunton, Virginia), ordering another cart to be made for him, December 18, 1845, 1 item. On verso of letter is broadside: Legalized swindling system...Virginia, circa 1845
9 28 Seago, E. M. and W.L. Abbott; letter of recommendation from Seago and Abbot (Atlanta, Georgia), "To all whom it may concern," for William C. Loven, September 2, 1865; 1 item. Seago and Abbott served in the 20th Georgia Infantry Regiment.
9 29 Smeltzer, John; letter from Smeltzer (West Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania) to W.F. Landis, April 25, 1869, regarding farming; 1 item.
9 30 Smith, R.A.; autograph; 1 item. Also signature of A.H. Gladden.
9 31 Speed, John M.; Proceedings in Memoriam upon the death of Speed by the Circuit Court for the Corporation of Lynchburg, November 6, 1866 (4 pages); 1 item.
9 32 Spencer, Thomas [Colonel]; "Confederate Medicine," 15-page sketch of the Medical Department of the Confederate States of America giving statistics about doctors and patients treated; 1 item. This article was compiled by Col. Spencer with the aid of eight diaries from which he gives several quotes.
9 33 Stewart, Tapley H.; 2-page memoirs (typescript) of his experience in the Confederate Army; 1 item. Stewart served in Company L of the 3rd Georgia Infantry Regiment which took part in battles around Richmond and Chattanooga and Stewart was captured and was a prisoner of war in Elmira, New York.
9 34 Taylor, A. Reed; "Images of the Child in Civil War Letters," paper written for Emory University, Institute of Liberal Arts, 1 item.
9 35 Thompson, James Maurice; poems, "The ballad of a little fun" and poem, (5 pages) and "The ballad of Chickamauga (2 pages);" 2 items.
9 36 Tomlinson, Addie B.; 3-page memoir (typescript) "Scenes around the Old Depot [LaGrange, Georgia] during the 60's;" 1 item.
9 37 Toombs, Robert A.; two letters (photocopies) of Robert A. Toombs (Washington, Georgia) to Col. Lewis Neale Whittle (Macon, Georgia) regarding political matters, December 12 and 16, 1870; 2 items.
9 38 Tucker, Nathaniel Beverly; letter from Tucker (St. Catherine's, Ontario, Canada) to "Beloved Johnny," June 5, 1869; 2 items. Written on advertising sheet of the Stephenson House of which Tucker was the proprietor. Attached is 6-page letter in the form a poem written to Tucker by Hugh Caperton and conveying the good wishes of 20 of Tucker's friends assembled at a dinner in Richmond.
BV5 Unidentified scrapbook; relating mostly to the Confederacy; 1 bound volume.
OP6 12 United States. Army. Broadside, "$360,000 Reward! The President of the United States has issued his proclamation announcing that the Bureaus of Military Justice have reported upon indubitable evidence, that Jefferson Davis, Clement Clay, Jacob Thompson, George N. Saunders, Beverley Tucker and W.C. Cleary, incited and concerted the assassination of Mr. Lincoln and the attempt on Mr. Seward," May 9, 1865
9 39 Unknown author; letter from unknown author (Peterborough, New Hampshire) to "Dear Brother," [who supported the Confederacy] regarding Peterborough's contribution to the war effort, December 22, 1865; 1 item.
9 40 Violette, E.M.; photocopy of Chapter 7, Section 3 of History of Adair County, Missouri by Violette, entitled "The Battle of Kirksville;" 1 item. This tells of the Civil War division of Missouri and the Battle of Kirksville. Accompanying this is a photo of the Confederate marker at Palmyra, Missouri.
9 41 Walker, William Henry Talbot; letter from Walker (West Point, N. Y.) to Robert H. Pruyn, June 21, 1857, regarding artillery drills at West Point; 1 item. [Although the letter is addressed to Robert J. Prun, the address is actually Robert Hewson Pruyn who was Adjutant General of New York militia.] Accompanying the letter are several clippings relating to General Walker's role in the Civil War.
9 42 Waller, William; letters from Waller (Lynchburg, Kentucky) to "My dear sir," regarding the death of his son (includes a lock of hair), June 20, 1865; and letter to "My dear sir," regarding the purchase of bonds, July 16, 1867; 2 items.
9 43 Walthall, Edward C.; letter from Walthall (Washington, D.C.) to Belmont Perry (Woodberry, New Jersey), January 10, 1893, regarding photograph of General Patton Anderson; 1 item. (Walthall was major general in C. S. A.)
9 44 Warren, Lewis E.; "Recollections of the War Between the States" by Confederate Private Warren, Company E, 10th Georgia Infantry Regiment, Army of Northern Virginia, 46-pages; 1 item. Warren was an organizing member of the "Benjamin Infantry" at Jonesboro, Clayton County, Georgia. Warren also describes various campaigns, naval encounters, and battles in which he took part or about which he heard including the Peninsular Campaign and the Seven Days' Battles (1862), the Gettysburg Campaign (1863), the Siege of Knoxville (1863), and the Battle of the Wilderness (1864). The reminiscences are divided into eight parts: preface, narrative of the "Recollections," "Fredericksburg, the only battle I ever saw," "Savage Situation" [Savage's Station], "Bean Station" [Bean's Station], "Incidents of the Battle of the Wilderness," "Anecdotes," and conclusion.
23 33 "The Warrior's Banner," drawing, includes reference to the poem "Ashes of Glory" by A.J. Requier, no date [chalk drawing depicts the second flag of the Confederate States of America against a black evening sky with moon and stars]
9 45 West, A.J. [General]; letter from West (Atlanta, Georgia) to General Mickle, March 28, 1904, thanking him for a report; 1 item.
9 46 Wheeler, Joseph [General]; letters from Wheeler (Washington, D. C.) to R.C. Randolph, regarding appointment, July 2, 1888 and note to L. Perry, vouching for General [Benjamin F.?] Kelley, November 28, 1889; 2 items
9 47 Willard, Levi; letter from Willard (Springfield, Ohio) to Milton A. Candler, responding to inaccuracies in Jacob D. Cox's history of the Atlanta Campaign, August 31, 1882; 2 items. Also includes "Excerpts from Grandfather's Letters to his Children," written by Willard in 1868.
9 48 Wood, Campbell; 20-page memoir (typescript), written circa 1907-1908; 1 item. Contains genealogical information about the Wood family, General Solomon Wood, Major Green Wood, et al (pages 1-8), a brief biographical sketch of himself pages 8-9, his Civil War experience, (pp 9-16), copies of the wills of Solomon and Mark Red Wood (both Georgians), and copies of letters by Solomon Wood to the Governor of Georgia seeking protection against Indian depredations. Campbell Wood served in the 5th Texas Infantry Regiment.
9 49 Woodruff, Julian [Dr.]; Miscellaneous papers, memoirs, letters, genealogical information and family history (typescripts), McIntosh County, Georgia, 20 items. Dr. Julian Woodruff is reputedly the great grandson of Joseph Woodruff, Georgia Revolutionary hero.
9 50 Wright, Marcus [General]; letters from Wright (Washington, D.C.) to General William E. Mickle, regarding distribution of various reports, etc. relating to the United Confederate Veterans, April 4, 1904 and October 28, 1911; 2 items.
9 51 Young, Bennett H. [General]; letter from Young (Louisville, Kentucky) to General William E. Mickle, regarding contracts relating to the Southeastern Passenger Association, February 1, 1905; 1 item.
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