United States -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Collection consists largely of letters written by William Wallace Beard, a member of the Mississippi 18th Regiment in the Confederate Army. The letters are written during his time as a soldier in the United States Civil War largely from different sites around Virginia. It includes 32 letters (30 of which are from Beard and 2 of which are from Col. A.P. Hill) and one furlough document.
Dates: 1861-08 - 1865-04
Overview Primarily photocopies and transcripts of the antebellum and Civil War papers of William Leonidas Faulkner, who served in Company I, 17th South Carolina Volunteers and died in a Union prison camp. The letters discuss typical concerns of a soldier, such as troop movements, reports of sickness and news of friends and relatives. Places represented in the correspondences include four or more locations in each of the following: NC, SC, Miss. and Va. Also includes papers and genealogical information...
Dates: 1790 - 1997
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