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Alexander and Ramsey families papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS0162
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...

Rufus Clay Barringer papers

 Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 223
Call Number: MS0223
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.

Richard Lee Clark papers concerning the Civil War

 Collection
Call Number: MS0052
Overview Collection of Civil War documents relating to the daily operations of the Union Army at their camp at Port Royal, S.C.

Virginia Caroline Goodwin papers

 Collection — Oversize Box: OF14 [F09.002.07.002], Folder: 2
Call Number: MS0072
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.

James H. Lane papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS0416
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.

Nathaniel Shober Siewers papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS0011
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.

Torrance and Banks families papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS0087
Overview Papers of Hugh Torance (1743-1816) and his descendants, including, and especially, his son, James Galbraith Torrance (sic) (1784-1847), and his grandson Richard Allison Torrance (1833-1927), concerning their extensive mercantile, planting, and milling operations at Cedar Grove plantation in northern Mecklenburg County, N.C. Includes account books, Revolutionary War service records, family correspondence, land and estate records, information on slaves, contracts with overseers, two acrostics by...