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Abstract Chiefly correspondence (1860s-1870s) of William Davidson Alexander (1840-1927) of Mecklenburg County; of his wife, Susan Amelia Ramsey Alexander (1843-90); and of her father, James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1797-1884), physician, historian, and entrepreneur of Knoxville. Also includes deeds, estate and guardian records, typescript memoir of Susan Ramsey Alexander, extracts from Ramsey's autobiography, a genealogy of the Ramsey family, and a travel diary/farm journal probably kept by Sue Ramsey...
Dates: 1815 - 1940; 1860 - 1879
Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 223
Overview Items relating to Confederate General and Charlottean Rufus Clay Barringer. Photocopies of newspaper and periodical articles and a copy of Barringer's diary while imprisoned at Fort Delaware in 1865.
Dates: 1863 - 1995; 1863 - 1993
Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 152
Scope and Contents Primarily photocopies of articles published in the Mecklenburg Gazette, Mooresville Tribune, and Lake Norman Magazine about the history of North Mecklenburg and the Lake Norman area. Includes a nine-part article based on the Civil War letters of Joseph and Margaret Brawley Lipe of Iredell County. Also includes an essay, "Caldwell Family History," about descendants of the Lipe family.
Dates: 1985 - 1991
Overview Collection of Civil War documents relating to the daily operations of the Union Army at their camp at Port Royal, S.C.
Dates: 1862 - 1865
Overview This collection of two items (a diary recorded in 1864 and 1865, and a New Testament) were the property of James H. Evans, of Company F, 7th Wisconsin Volunteers. Evans was taken prisoner and incarcerated at the POW Camp in Salisbury, NC. He died on January 28, 1865. A few of the diary entries that merit particular attention are for May 5 and 6, 1864 (the days when Evans saw combat and was taken prisoner), November 25 (an attempted prison break-out), Sunday, December 18 (when three men...
Dates: 1864 - 1865
Overview Thirty-page typescript transcription of the Civil War memoirs of Nicholas Biddle Gibbon, written between 1861 and 1866, and describing his service in North Carolina and Virginia as a drill master and commissary in the 1st and 28th North Carolina Regiments. Also includes genealogical information about Gibbon's family and that of his wife, Harriet Cornelia Alexander, a descendant of Hezekiah Alexander. All materials are reproductions.
Dates: 1799 - 2000
Collection — Oversize Box: OF14 [F09.002.07.002], Folder: 2
Overview Three drafts of a love letter to Goodwin from David R. Autry, a Confederate soldier stationed at Camp Holmes in Raleigh; two poems, presumably by Goodwin; photographs; and genealogical/biographical information.
Dates: 1864 - 1971
Overview The collection contains four items: a letter (and a handwritten copy), dated April 24, 1885; An Extract From General A. P. Hill’s Report of the Battle of Gettysburg; and a handwritten item entitled “Our Confederate Dead / Mecklenburg County, NC. / Roll of Honor,” collected by General James H. Lane.
Dates: 1884 - 1885
Overview Photocopies of letters written by William H. Platt of Port Jefferson, N.Y., to members of his family, while he was serving with the 5th and 146th New York regiments, in northern Virginia, 1862-1865; letters from Platt's brother, Jesse K. Platt, serving with the 127th New York Regiment in Virginia and South Carolina, 1862-1864.
Dates: 1862 - 1937; 1862 - 1865
Overview Bound volume of typescripts of 112 letters written to his parents in Salem, N.C., while a student at Nazareth Hall, a Moravian boarding school in Pennsylvania (1858-60); a Confederate Army soldier in eastern North Carolina and Virginia (1863-65); a medical student at the University of Pennsylvania (1865-67); and a student and traveler in Europe (1867-69). Includes biographical material.
Dates: 1858 - 1965
- Subject: United States -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives X
- Alexander family 2
- Alexander, Sue Ramsey 1
- Alexander, William Davidson 1
- Autry, David R. (Confederate soldier) 1
- Banks family 1
- Barringer, Rufus 1
- Bible Society of the Confederate States of America 1
- Brotherton, Ken 1
- Cedar Grove House (N.C.) 1
- Clark, Richard Lee 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment (1st) 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment (28th) 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 21st 1
- Evans, James H. 1
- Gibbon family 1
- Gibbon, Nicholas Biddle 1
- Goodwin, Virginia Caroline 1
- Harris, J. G. 1
- Hill, A. P., (A. Powell) 1
- Horton, George Moses 1
- Lane, James Henry, 1833-1907 1
- Ney, Peter Stuart 1
- Platt, Jesse K. 1
- Platt, William H. 1
- Ramsey family 1
- Ramsey, J. G. M. (James Gettys McGready) 1
- Siewers, John Daniel 1
- Siewers, Nathaniel Shober 1
- Torrance family 1
- Torrance, Hugh 1
- Torrance, James 1
- Torrance, Richard Allison 1
- United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment (127th) (1862-1865) 1
- United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment (146th) (1862-1865) 1
- United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment (5th) (1861-1863) 1
- United States. Army. Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (7th) (1861-1865) 1 ∧ less