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Roderick Gaspero and James Kirkpatrick Shaw Papers

 Collection — Box: 156
Identifier: MSS 1964-222
Scope and Contents

The Civil War letters and papers of Roderick Gaspero and James Kirkpatrick Shaw, dated 1861 to 1864, consist of letters from them to their sister, Mrs. Jesse Shaw Smith, a letter from A.M. Harris, C.S.A., describing the burial of R.G. Shaw after his death in battle, 5/28/1864, a newspaper article from Atlanta entitled: "Officers' Dream of Death Fulfilled to the Letter", a photo of R.G. Shaw, and xeroxed copies of "The history and military connections of the family of Gaspero Sweet".

Also known as MSS 0-222.

Dates: Created: 1861-1864; Other: Date acquired: 05/11/1964

Roderick McLennan Civil War Papers

 Collection — Box: 152
Identifier: MSS 1965-183
Scope and Contents Photostats of manuscripts and two United States printed forms filled in by and concerning Roderick McLennan, a citizen of Canada, 1864-1887. The five items are as listed below:1. Letter by Roderick McLennan, Federal Prison, Ft. Jefferson, Monroe County, Florida, dated November 27, 1864, to "Dr. Donald," his brother. This four-page letter contains explanations regarding his imprisonment at Ft. Jefferson.2. Civil War document. Sworn statement by Roderick McLennan that he will leave the United States of America... "and will not return to the United States or to the so-called Confederate States, during the existing war..." Attested by W.D. Brown, Captain and...
Dates: 1864-1887

Ruby Diamond collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-90
Scope and Contents Correspondence, papers, records, journals, cashbooks (or account books), scrapbooks, newspaper articles, passport, currency, manuscripts, books, songs, pictures, stamps, clippings and legal papers. This collection contains a wide variety of materials. The correspondence, papers, records, bookkeeping journals and cash books of Julius Diamond reflect the economic conditions of the time and are good examples of how merchandising business was conducted. The scrapbook, assembled by John W. Trench, contains manuscripts, Civil War letters and clippings, describing events such as the battles of Gettysburg, Bull Run and Vicksburg. There is an original holograph passport issued by Consul General...
Dates: Created: 1773-1981

Samuel House Civil War Letters

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1965-142
Scope and Contents Photostats of letters by Samuel House, Co. L. Artillery Corps, dated from 1862 to 1865, written from army camps near Cornish, Columbus and Vicksburg, Mississippi, and from Castle William, Governors Island, New York Harbor, to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel C. House, Knoxville, Tennessee. Notes found with the collection are: "Confederate War record of Samuel House taken from a letter from his daughter, Retta House Bowen to Mrs. D.A. Avant, Historian, Florida Division, U.D.C." "My father, Sam House enlisted in the Confederate army April 15, 1861 - Co. A. 1st Regiment of Heavy Artillery, Tenn. volunteers, Confederate States of America. He was in Memphis at the...
Dates: Created: 1862-1865

Sketch of General Anderson's life

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-4
Scope and Contents This sketch was written by General James Patton Anderson while at his home in Monticello, Florida, recuperating from a wound he had received on the evening of the 31st of August, 1864, while in command of his division at the battle of Jonesboro, Georgia, during the Civil War. The first ten pages of the sketch are written by Anderson himself and the last page contains additional information added by Etta Adair Anderson, his wife, and Margaret Bybee Anderson, their daughter. Written by the attorney that he was, the manuscript is concise, well-written, and five of the ten pages that he wrote contain valuable information about his experiences as an officer during the Civil War. In...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1864

Tom Campbell Civil War letters

 Collection — Box: 139
Identifier: MSS 1971-045
Scope and Contents The Civil War letters by Tom Campbell to Miss H.V. (Hennie) Wood of Cool Well, Virginia, are original holograph letters sent between 1861 and 1862. Each letter is accompanied by a typed transcript of the letter as well as a transparent envelope in which the letters had been stored. Locations in Virginia represented in the letters include Lynchburg, Charlotteville, Camp Jefferson, Camp Henry, Culpepper, Camp Taylor (Orange County), Camp near Yorktown, near Chickahomany River, Camp near Richmont, "Battlefield," and Wynder Hospital. Other items included in the collection are 19 pages of holograph notes relating to the Civil War, one post card sent from...
Dates: Created: 1861-1862; Other: Date acquired: 02/01/1971

United Confederate Veterans of the First Florida Brigade

 Collection — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 0-78
Scope and Contents

This item appears to be a sheet from a looseleaf record book which contains names, addresses, and numbers of 19 United Confederate Veterans of the First Florida Brigade, and should be useful in placing veterans whose names might be found on muster rolls or other papers where addresses were not shown.

Dates: Created: 1861-1865; Other: Date acquired: 12/12/1955

United States Army General Orders

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 1965-246
Scope and Contents This bound volume contains six separate orders as listed below: General Order No. 1. Head-quarters Dist. of Florida, Separate Brigade, Tallahassee, Fla., August 30, 1866. Consists of eight different Court Martials: Private Michael Hickey, Co. F, 7th US. Inft'y - Desertion; 1st Ser't Elijah W. Bidden, Co. F, 7th U.S. Inft'y - Desertion; Corp'l Elton Clapp, Co. F, 7th U.S. Inft'y - Desertion; Private William Beck, Co. I, 7th U.S. Inft'y - Disobedience of Orders; Private John Reily, Co. E, 7th U.S. Inft'y - Absence without leave, Disobedience of Orders; Private Michael Hollerden, Co. I, 7th U.S. Inft'y - Charge Drunkness on duty; Private Lafayette Hilkirk, Co. I, 7th U.S. Inft'y -...
Dates: Other: 1866; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/1961

Van Sean Civil War letter

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 0-250
Scope and Contents

The four-page letter by "Your kinsman, T. Zand Davis," to "Dear Jim," from Greenville, Virginia, warns against Yankees and indicates that it was written to a Confederate soldier by a very solicitous "kinsman." The letter demonstrates the degree of contempt that the Confederates felt toward the Yankees.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in December 4, 1894; Other: Date acquired: 11/01/1960

Weymouth Tyree Jordan Papers

 Collection — Box: 857
Identifier: MSS 79-7
Abstract

This collection contains a wide variety of materials realted to Weymouth Tyree Jordan, his life and his career. Includes biographical materials, correspondence, articles, photographs, writings, research materials, announcements, books, and related materials.

Dates: Created: 1822-1970

W.F. Barr Civil War letter

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-14
Scope and Contents

Photostat of a letter written August 21, 1861, by W.F. Barr at C.H., Culpepper, Virginia to S. Bleckley Esq. in Anderson, South Carolina. He wrote from the Confederate Hospital that he and "several others of our Regiment" were confined with measles. He gave as his location: "We are now encamped six miles north of where we were when Mr. Hammond was here at a place called Germantown..." Others mentioned in the letter were: Tom Bagwell, Jacob Maudlin, Mrs. Hubbard, B.A. McAlster, Jas. Sloan, and A.O.N. Call.

Dates: Created: 1861 August 21; Other: Majority of material found in 1861 August 21

Wood Civil War letter

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 1964-271
Scope and Contents

Manuscript letter written Feb. 6, 1865 "On the lines near Richmond" to Mrs. M.S. Wood from her husband; written on both sides, 2 sheets are both torn into 4 pieces by wear; letter in poor condition, faded, discolored, and badly worn.

Also known as MSS 0-271.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in February 6, 1865; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1960