Archive for the ‘Reconstruction’ Category

Wyche and Otey Family Papers, 1824-1936

February 6, 2012 Comments off

Creator: Wyche family. Otey family
Collection number: 1608
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Abstract: The Otey family of Meridianville, Ala., and Yazoo County, Miss., included William Madison Otey (1818-1865), merchant and cotton planter; his wife, Octavia Wyche Otey (fl. 1841-1891); and their children, Imogene Otey Fields, Mollie Otey Hampton; William Walter Otey; Lucille Otey Read more…

Harris and Faust Family Papers

October 19, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Harris family. Foust family.
Collection: 5482
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Abstract: Members of the Harris and Foust families lived in Orange, Alamance, Chatham, Guilford, and Randolph counties, N.C. Thomas West Harris was graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1859. During the Civil War, he served in the 5th North Carolina Cavalry Regiment, after which he studied medicine in Paris and New York and then Read more…

Albert A. Chase Papers, 1865-1866

March 9, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Chase, Albert A., b. 1837.
Collection number: 5394-z
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Abstract: Albert A. Chase served in the 28th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment as acting assistant surgeon from 7 April to 28 June 1865. At the end of the war, Chase was contracted by the Bureau of Refugees, Read more…

Title: John Poynter Streety Papers, 1874-2001 (bulk 1874-1894)

February 24, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Streety, John Poynter, 1820-1894.
Collection number: 5478
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Abstract: John Poynter Streety was born in Bladen County, N.C., in 1820. He arrived in the town of Haynesville, Ala., circa 1839, where he became a prosperous businessman. Streety’s plantation was located in Lowndes County, where he was Read more…

Daniel Howard Baldwin letters, 1859-1869.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Baldwin, Daniel Howard, 1825-1887.
Collection number: 4182
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Abstract: Articulate, analytical, lengthy letters from Daniel H. Baldwin, merchant of Savannah, Ga., 1860-1861, and New York City, 1867-1869, to William Baldwin in Massachusetts, commenting on the secession crisis, the Republican Party, the economy, Read more…

Francis Donnell Winston papers, 1828-1943 (bulk 1890-1939).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Winston, Francis Donnell, 1857-1941.
Collection number: 2810
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Abstract: Francis Donnell Winston attended Cornell University, 1873-1874, and took an A.B. from the University of North Carolina in 1879; practiced law in Windor, N.C.; was clerk of the Read more…

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

October 12, 2009 Comments off

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 Read more…

Edward M. L’Engle papers, 1834-1907 (bulk 1834-1900).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: L’Engle, Edward M.
Collection number: 425
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Abstract: Edward McCrady L’Engle (1834-1900) of Florida was a railroad president, lawyer, and Confederate army officer. L’Engle’s legal, business, political, and family correspondence, chiefly Read more…

Lewis plantation papers, 1857-1916.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Lewis, Ivey Foreman, 1833-1884.
Collection number: 2528
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Abstract: Records of several plantations of the Lewis family of Hale and Marengo counties, Ala., chiefly those of Ivey Foreman Lewis. Plantations mentioned include: Hermitage Place, Read more…

William Ruffin Smith papers, 1772-1959.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Smith, William Ruffin, 1803-1872.
Collection number: 678
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Abstract: William Ruffin Smith lived in Halifax County, N.C. His father was William Ruffin Smith (1779-1846); his father-in-law, Peter Evans (1781-1852); and his granddaughter, Lena Smith. The Read more…