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Civil War (Federal, Miscellaneous) papers, 1860-1890.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Civil War (Federal, Miscellaneous).
Collection number: 150-z
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Abstract: Miscellaneous papers relating to United States forces during and immediately after the Civil War, including United States naval orders and correspondence, 1863-1865; muster rolls and pay rolls, 1864; a United States Bureau of Information manuscript, 1863, listing the organization of the Army of Northern Virginia; a narrative report of signal activities at Beaufort, N.C., in connection with seige of Fort Macon, N.C., 1862; a manuscript outline of General George Stoneman’s last cavalry raid, 1865, written in 1867 by a participant; maps of waterways in Vicksburg, Miss., and Savannah, Ga.; an account of the siege of Fort Pulaski, Ga., by a member of the 48th New York Infantry Regiment, which operated siege guns on Jones and Daufuskie Island, S.C.; a Union soldier’s description of treatment in “rebel jails,” 1865; a letter of complaint regarding the federal occupation of the North Carolina Military Institute, 1865; and miscellaneous pictures, biographical sketches, and other papers.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Included are muster and pay rolls of the 46th Regiment of the U.S. Infantry, a regiment of black soldiers from Helena, Arkansas from 1863-1864 (See Oversize Paper Folder OP-150/4).