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American Civil War (1861-1865)

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Caleb Smith letters sent from Hong Kong to Ethelbert Marshall Smith in Amoy (Xieman), China

 Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030142453]
Identifier: MS-0796
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters written on May 28 and December 3, 1864 from Caleb Smith to his younger brother Ethelbert Marshall Smith. The letters describe business dealings overseas during the 19th century, as well as personal matters. Caleb Smith worked in Hong Kong at a small merchant firm, and Ethelbert worked in Amoy (Xiamen, China) as the United States unnoficial Vice-Consul before moving to work at an unnamed private company.

Dates: 1864 May 28; 1864 December 3

Civil War era sheet music volume

 Item
Identifier: MS-0565
Scope and Contents

Volume of Civil War era sheet music. Approximately 65 individual compositions.

Dates: 1860s

Civil War newspaper scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030059897]
Identifier: MS-0480
Abstract

A collection of newspaper clippings dealing with the events of the first year of the Civil War, 1861.

Dates: 1861

Confederate Naval letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0412
Abstract

A collection of almost 260 letters and documents dating 1861-1864, written by various officers of the Confederate States Government and the Confederate Navy.

Dates: 1861-1864

Edward Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0149
Scope and Contents Papers consist largely of Edward Spencer's personal papers although there are some papers of his parents and of his grandson Gellert S. Alleman. Edward Spencer's papers relate to his literary career. The earliest papers are school notebooks from the Trinity School in Baltimore (1848-49) and Princeton University (1853-58). Spencer reused his student notebooks for his later literary work so some of these notebooks also contain his stories. Also in the papers are notebooks and drafts of...
Dates: 1803-1960

Emile Bailey letters

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0238
Abstract

Collection consists of two letters written (August 23, 1861 and October 28, 1861) to Johnny Wilde in Selma, Alabama from Emile Bailey in Wilmington, North Carolina at the outbreak of the American Civil War.

Dates: 1861

Francis Lieber papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0071
Abstract

Francis Lieber was a publicist, educator, and political philosopher born in Berlin on March 18, 1800. The Lieber Papers span the years from 1829 to 1873 and include correspondence; interleaved copies of Lieber's books; a small number of original manuscripts; printed speeches, lectures, articles and poems; administrative materials, printed briefs and manuscript decisions for the United States and Mexican Claims Commission (1868-1872).

Dates: 1829-1873

Frederick Stansbury Haydon papers

 Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030049286]
Identifier: MS-0094
Abstract

Frederick Stansbury Haydon (died 1992) was a US Army officer and military historian. Collection consists of the research notes, illustrations, and photographs assembled by Haydon for his published work Aeronautics in the Union and Confederate Armies (1941), as well as some personal and student material. Materials range in date from 1937 to 1977.

Dates: 1937-1977

George B. Coale letters

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0269
Abstract

George B. Coale (1819-1887) was an insurance executive in Baltimore. This collection consists of ten letters to George B. Coale ranging in date from 1832 to 1881.

Dates: 1832, 1852, 1853, 1877, 1878, 1881

Horstmeier Family scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030051670]
Identifier: MS-0166
Abstract

The Horstmeier family resided in the Boston, Massachusetts area in the 1890s. The scrapbook (1855-1863) contains clippings of poems and prose removed from newspapers and most likely assembled during the Civil War period.

Dates: 1855-1863