Skip to main content

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Literary collections

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Biography of Mary Ann Romriell Singleton

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316132]
Identifier: MSS SC 1833
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten manuscript. The item tells of Mary Singleton's conversion to Mormonism in England, her emigration to the United Sttates, her experiences during the American Civil War (1861-1865), and her settling in Utah.

Dates: 1928

John F. Cobbey papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 158
Scope and Contents Handwritten journal of Cobbey's overland journey from St. Joseph, Missouri to Cold Springs, California in 1850. Occasionally poetic, Cobbey describes buffalo, Indian villages he visited, and bouts of mountain fever in the company. Diary is very descriptive about the geography and nature of the trail. Cobbey had limited success mining and gives a brief description of conditions in California. Journal includes an essay written by Cobbey in 1852 for Walnut Grove Academy (now Eureka College)....
Dates: 1850-1951

George A. and Elizabeth B. Custer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 364
Scope and Contents

This collection includes miscellaneous correspondence of both Custers including military reports and orders, newspaper clippings, and two patents issued to G. A. Custer. Correspondents include Edwin. M. Stanton, Zachariah Chandler, Reuben E. Fenton, Andrew Johnson, Lawrence Barrett, William T. Sherman, Nelson A. Miles, B. O. Aylesworth, and A. B. Ostrander.

Dates: 1857-1929

E. Gould papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 592
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts, printed forms with manuscript entries, and holographs. The collection contains letters written to and from Gould about personal and regimental matters during and immediately after the Civil War. Includes three quartermaster receipts, a claim of an enlisted man for back pay in which Gould acted as attorney, and responses to Gould's request for an honorable discharge.

Dates: 1861-1873

The Masonic underground railway

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336353]
Identifier: MSS 456
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of the author's father, A. L. Camp, during the American Civil War (1861-1865). A. L. Camp, a Georgian, evaded conscription in the Confederate army, was captured and released by the Union Army, and returned to the devastated city of Savannah, Georgia, in 1865.

Dates: 1924

Edward McElwain discharge from the United States Army

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316892]
Identifier: MSS SC 2025
Scope and Contents

Printed and handwritten discharge from the United States Army. The discharge verifies McElwain's service in the army and states that he was honorably discharged. The discharge was used to collect a military bounty of $100 in 1867.

Dates: 1865

Joel L. Molyneux diary and letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230236934]
Identifier: MSS SC 277
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a Civil War diary and letters, poems, military forms and a short biography.

Dates: 1862-1913

William Jackson Palmer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 218
Scope and Contents

Handwritten loan note, Civil War receipts, forms, and publications by and about Palmer.

Dates: 1861-1909

Humphrey Roberts letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313782]
Identifier: MSS SC 1609
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten letters. The items are in Welsh and English. Some of the English items are translations from the Welsh. The letters discuss family involvement in the American Civil War (1861-1865) and various religions in Ohio, including the Mormon faith.

Dates: 1842-1864