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Mary Jeffreys Bethell diary, 1853-1873.

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Creator: Bethell, Mary Jeffreys, b. 1821.
Collection number: 1737-z
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Abstract: The collection is the personal diary of Mary Jeffreys Bethell of Rockingham County, N.C. The first part of the book contains short reminiscences of her immediate family. After her marriage in 1840, the diary contains entries relating to her Read more…

Daniel Chevilette Govan papers, 1861-1908.

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Creator: Govan, Daniel Chevilette, 1829-1911.
Collection number: 1000
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Abstract: Mississippi and Arkansas planter, Confederate general, and U.S. Indian agent. Scattered papers of Govan, including Civil War letters from him to his wife, Mary (Otey) Govan, in which he discussed camp life at various forts in Tennessee and Read more…

Bullock and Hamilton family papers, 1757-1971 (bulk 1828-1868).

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Creator: Bullock and Hamilton family.
Collection number: 101
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Abstract: Bullock, Hamilton, Coleman, Tarry, and Watkins families of Granville (now Vance) County, N.C., Mecklenburg County, Va., and Lowndes County, Miss. Bullock family material consists of correspondence regarding finances, household Read more…

Henry E. Simmons letters, 1854-1865.

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Creator: Simmons, Henry E., fl. 1862-1865.
Collection number: 3115-z
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Abstract: Soldier and educator of Providence, R.I. Chiefly letters to his wife from Henry E. Simmons while he was serving as a sergeant in the 11th Rhode Island regiment, U.S. Army, chiefly Read more…

John H. Crowder papers, 1862-1873.

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Creator: Crowder, John H., 1846-1863.
Collection number: 5276-z
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Abstract: John H. Crowder, a 16-year-old African American lieutenant who fought in the United States Army during the Civil War, was born in 1846 in Louisville, Ky., to free parents. After being abandoned by her husband, Crowder’s mother, Martha Read more…

George W. Bowen diary, 1863-1881.

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Creator: Bowen, George W.
Collection number: 4839-z
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Abstract: George W. Bowen, musical director and later drum major of the Drum Corps, 1st North Carolina Heavy Artillery (African Descent), United States Army, during the Civil War. The volume was printed as a diary for 1864, with three days per Read more…

Hubard family papers, 1741-1907.

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Creator: Hubard family.
Collection number: 360
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Abstract: The collection includes business and personal papers of Edmund Wilcox Hubard (1806-1878), planter, militia officer, state legislator, and U.S. Representative from Virginia, and of Read more…

New Bern occupation papers, 1862-1864.

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Creator: New Bern occupation papers, 1862-1864 [manuscript].
Collection number: 1993
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Abstract: Miscellaneous papers related to the Union occupation of New Bern, N.C., during the Civil War, including the muster roll of Co. B, 1st North Carolina Infantry (Colored), U.S.A.; scattered letters from Union soldiers at Camp Read more…

Edward C. Anderson papers, 1813-1882.

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Creator: Anderson, Edward C.
Collection number: 3602
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Abstract: Edward C. Anderson (1815-1883) of Savannah, Ga., was a United States Navy officer, planter, Confederate Army officer, mayor of Savannah, insurance company representative, and railroad director. He was married to Sarah McQueen Williamson (1816-1884). Family letters Read more…

Silas Everett Fales papers, 1854-1865.

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Creator: Fales, Silas Everett, fl. 1861-1865.
Collection number: 3509
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Abstract: Chiefly Civil War correspondence of Fales, a federal soldier with the 42nd Massachusetts Infantry. Most items are letters received by Fales from his relatives in Massachusetts, discussing attitudes toward the war and slavery, and business Read more…