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Eli Fogleman letters, 1836-1892.

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Creator: Fogleman, Eli, 1836-1892.
Collection number: 5279-z
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Abstract: Eli Fogleman was born in 1836, presumably near Greensboro, N.C. He married Lucy B. Staley in 1861, and on 15 August 1862 enlisted in Company K, 5th Regiment North Carolina Cavalry, C.S.A., in Guilford County, N.C. On 4 May 1863, Read more…

Jonathan Lewis Whitaker papers, 1862-1865; 1924.

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Creator: Whitaker, Jonathan Lewis, fl. 1862-1865.
Collection number: 3674-z
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Abstract: Civil War letters written home by Jonathan L. Whitaker, an Orange County, N.Y., physician serving as a United States Army surgeon at a hospital at Chester, Pa., and with the 26th Read more…

George W. Burwell papers, 1786, 1800-1884.

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Creator: Burwell, George W., d. 1873.
Collection number: 4291
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Abstract: George W. Burwell was a physician, planter, and businessman of Mecklenburg County, Va. He had family and business connections to Henderson, Granville County, N.C., and other locations along the North Carolina-Virginia border, Read more…

Elizabeth Seawell Hairston Hairston papers, 1805-1943.

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Creator: Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell Hairston, 1855-1945.
Collection number: 1518
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Abstract: Elizabeth Seawell Hairston Hairston was a Virginia genealogist. Papers of Elizabeth Seawell Hairston Hairston and of other members of the Hairston, Penn, Wilson, and related families, chiefly of Patrick and Henry counties, Va. Included are Read more…

Galyean and Munchus family papers, 1793-1890s.

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Creator: Galyean and Munchus family.
Collection number: 4604
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Abstract: The Galyean and Munchus families of Surry County, N.C., including James Munchus (d. ca. 1850), and James C. Galyean (d. ca. 1890). There are also a few items relating to James’s wife Read more…

David Franklin Thorpe papers, 1854-1944 (bulk 1854-1870).

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Creator: Thorpe, David Franklin, 1836-1909.
Collection number: 4262
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Abstract: David Franklin Thorpe was plantation superintendent on Saint Helena Island, 1861-1869, and later Rhode Island businessman and state representative. Correspondence, legal Read more…

Harry St. John Dixon papers, 1855-1904.

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Creator: Dixon, Harry St. John, 1843-1898.
Collection number: 2375
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Abstract: Native of Mississippi, Confederate officer, and California lawyer. Personal correspondence and diaries of Dixon, consisting chiefly of correspondence between Dixon and his parents while he was a student at the University of Virginia, Read more…

Benjamin Franklin Little papers, 1806, 1833-1935.

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Creator: Little, Benjamin Franklin, 1830-1879.
Collection number: 3954
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Abstract: Benjamin Franklin Little was a planter of Carlisle plantation, Richmond County, N.C.; Confederate Army officer with the 52nd North Carolina Infantry Regiment; state legislator, Read more…

Isaac C. Richardson letters, 1862-1865.

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Creator: Richardson, Isaac C., fl. 1862-1865.
Collection number: 3033
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Abstract: Letters, 1862-1865, from Richardson, a Union soldier with the 10th New Hampshire regiment, serving in Virginia, to his wife Esther Richardson, written in the form of diary entries each covering several days. Richardson Read more…

John Alexander Barry papers, 1861-1903.

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Creator: Barry, John Alexander.
Collection number: 3015
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Abstract: Letters from John Alexander Barry of Phillips’ Legion, Wofford’s Brigade, to members of his family in Dalton, Ga., written from Virginia and while serving with Longstreet’s corps in Tennessee, 1863-1864, and three later family letters. The Read more…