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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Jared A. Stallings Papers

Identifier: MS 139
Scope and Contents One biographical sketch of Jared Stallings and eighteen letters written by Jared Stallings to his wife Lizzie during the Civil War. Stallings' letters to his wife span from April 1862 to March 1865. He provides details on his location as well as comrades in his unit, the 41st Georgia Regiment. His wartime movements were limited to the deep south, specifically the states of Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina. He references Sherman's Vicksburg campaign, as well as the Battle of...
Dates: 1862-1865

John S. Mosby Collection

Identifier: MS134
Collection Scope and Content Summary A handwritten, seventeen page, unpublished manuscript titled "Longstreet and Stuart" was written in 1896 by John S. Mosby, a Confederate officer in the Civil War. In it, Mosby defends Stuart against criticism of General James Longstreet, after Longstreet published the book "From Manassas to Appomattox." Also included in the papers are published chapters from Munsey's Magazine entitled "Recollections of a Mosby...
Dates: 1896-1904

Love Family Letters

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 001
Scope and Contents

Correspondence (87 letters and fragments) and a Dallas Morning News article. Letters are arranged chronologically, individually enclosed and then organized into folders by decade. The folders lay flat in an oversized box.

The correspondence deals primarily with the daily life of soldiers, troop movements and battles fought. Requests are often made for news from home. The newspaper article gives a detailed description of the assassination of Robert Love.

Dates: 1859-1903; Majority of material found in 1859-1866

The Miller Family Collection

Identifier: MS 182
Overview The Miller family collection traces the lives of the Millers before and after the Civil War. It begins with Tom Jamison’s journey to California for the 1850s Gold Rush. The family experienced a number of monumental events in U.S. history. Several men of the family fought or evaded the Civil War. While the men fought, the women maintained their homes and tried to preserve their Antebellum lifestyle. The collection then follows the family’s migration to various Southern states. Miss Elizabeth...
Dates: 1839 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1877