Category Archives: Civil War

James Allen and Charles B. Allen papers, 1788-1869 (bulk 1856-1869).

Creator: Allen, James, fl. 1856-1866.
Collection number: 1697
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Abstract: James Allen was a planter of Warren County, Miss. Charles B. Allen was his son. Personal, family, and business correspondence of James Allen and Charles B. Allen, including European correspondence in the 1850s Continue reading James Allen and Charles B. Allen papers, 1788-1869 (bulk 1856-1869).

Habersham Elliott papers, 1820-1898 (bulk 1840-1898).

Creator: Elliott, Habersham.
Collection number: 2510
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Abstract: Chiefly letters from John Barnwell Elliott (1841-1921) while a Confederate soldier on the South Carolina and Georgia coasts, in Charleston, in Paris after the Civil War, and as a Continue reading Habersham Elliott papers, 1820-1898 (bulk 1840-1898).

Overton and Jesse Bernard diaries, 1824-1891.

Creator: Bernard, Overton.
Collection number: 62-z
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Abstract: Diaries of Overton Bernard and his son, Jesse. Overton Bernard kept his diary while serving as a Methodist minister in Edenton, N.C., 1824, and as a bank employee in Portsmouth, Va., 1858-1863. Entries include description of church work and Continue reading Overton and Jesse Bernard diaries, 1824-1891.

Josiah Gorgas papers, 1857-1878.

Creator: Gorgas, Josiah, 1818-1883.
Collection number: 279-z
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Abstract: U.S. and later Confederate ordnance officer. Diaries, 1857-1864 and 1864-1878, of Josiah Gorgas, describing his life as a U.S. army ordnance officer stationed at Augusta, Me., Charleston, S.C., and Frankford Arsenal, Pa.; as Confederate Chief of Continue reading Josiah Gorgas papers, 1857-1878.

Bryan and Leventhorpe family papers, 1797-1940.

Creator: Bryan and Leventhorpe family.
Collection number: 3994
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Abstract: Represented are members of the related Bryan, Leventhorpe, Davenport, and Avery families, including Edmund (1791-1874) and Ursilla (Hampton) Bryan of Rutherfordton, N.C.; their daughters, Ann Eliza (Bryan) Mills and Louise (Bryan) Continue reading Bryan and Leventhorpe family papers, 1797-1940.

Family domestic history, ca. 1910.

Creator: Howard, Charles, b. 1794.
Collection number: 3256
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Abstract: Reminiscences, written about 1910, of the children of Charles Howard of Springfield, Mass., and edited by Elizabeth H. Andrews in 1956. Represented are Thomas Dwight Howard (1826-1910), who wrote of his youth and Continue reading Family domestic history, ca. 1910.