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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Hiram L. Slaght diary

Identifier: BUSC-2005-002

The diary of Hiram L. Slaght (1829 - 1910) of Seneca County, New York from January 11 to November 5, 1864, covering his period of service in Company M, 50th New York Volunteer Engineers.

Dates: 1864

Ingraham P. Smith papers

Identifier: BUSC-2004-004
Abstract The collection comprises two medical documents and forty-five letters written by Ingraham P. Smith (1844 - 1918), a resident of Middlefield, Otsego County, New York and a soldier in Company G, 121st New York Volunteer Infantry, during the Civil War. The 1861 - 1865 letters were penned to his mother and sister. A letter written by his brother Jerry, of the 51st New York Volunteer Infantry, is also included in the collection. This collection has been digitized and is accessible from the ...
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Francis M. and Henry H. Stone letters

Identifier: BUSC-2004-005
Abstract This collection contains twenty-one letters written by brothers Francis M. and Henry H. Stone during the Civil War. The brothers were from Lima, Livingston County, New York. The letters, from 1861 to 1864, are to their father, sister Alta, and brother-in-law George, and are full of rich details concerning their daily life, poor camp conditions, troop movements and battles, such as, Bull Run and Manassas. This collection has been digitized and is accessible from the ...
Dates: 1861 - 1864

3rd New York Cavalry Association records

Identifier: BUSC-2002-003
Abstract This collection contains records and correspondence of the 3rd New York Cavalry Association, formed in Rochester, Monroe County, New York in June 1881. A majority of the letters were written in response to circulars sent out by the 3rd New York Cavalry Association announcing regimental reunions. Much of the correspondence is addressed to either Maurice Leyden, the president of the Association, or to Samuel Chase (S. C.) Pierce, the Association's secretary. Other records include copies of the...
Dates: 1869 - 1905

Joseph H. Treyz collection of patriotic Civil War envelopes

Identifier: BUSC-2012-003
Abstract This collection contains one hundred and forty-nine patriotic Civil War envelopes donated by Joseph H. Treyz. Printed during the Civil War these envelopes were sold to support the Union cause. These envelopes contain patriotic images such as the Union flag, soldiers, prominent leaders and military officers, and cartoons and caricatures depicting Southern life. See the Container...
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Fred Walster diary

Identifier: BUSC-2004-003
Abstract In August, 1862 Fred Walster (1842 - 1870) of Fort Plain, Montgomery County, New York enlisted as a member of Company E of the 153rd Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. This collection consists of one diary from 1865 documenting Walster’s military experiences, hospitalization, and return to civilian life. The diary has been digitized and is accessible from the New York Heritage Digital...
Dates: 1865

Anna E. Wilcox Family letters

Identifier: BUSC-2001-001
Abstract This collection includes forty-five letters, primarily written to Anna E. Wilcox of Smyrna, Chenango County, New York by four of her male cousins while they were serving in the Civil War (William S. Pike, Emory Wilcox, Benjamin Leroy Pike, and John Pike). A small number of letters written from 1866 to 1868 are between other correspondents. The collection also includes several photographs of the authors. This collection has been digitized and is accessible from the ...
Dates: 1862 - 1868

John M. Young letters

Identifier: BUSC-2004-008
Abstract The collection consists of forty-one letters and three other documents, mostly letters from John M. Young (1832 - 1864) of Elmira, Chemung County, New York, to his wife Rosetta Terwilliger Young during his service in the Civil War (Companies C and F, 14th Regiment, United States Infantry). Several letters were written by Rosetta, and additional letters were written between John and Rosetta Young and two of Rosetta's brothers, Charles and Wyatt Terwilliger, both of whom were also serving in...
Dates: 1862 - 1863