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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Scrapbook on the Civil War

 Item — Oversize 1: [Barcode: 31197232593043]
Identifier: MSS 8803
Scope and Contents Contains a scrapbook of newspaper clippings related to the Civil War. Most deal with how the war started and some significant events during the war, including the inauguration of Jefferson Davis, and some battles. Dated approximatelCy 1861-1868.
Dates: approximately 1861-1868

Leland Stanford letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292322]
Identifier: Vault MSS 575
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter written from San Francisco on April 12, 1862 and addressed to Edwin M. Stanton (1814-1869), Secretary of War for the United States. Stanford is concerned for the defense of California in the Civil War. He requests that federal arms be turned over to the California militia to make a more effective force. He also describes the condition of the defenses of California.
Dates: 1862 April 12

John M. Vaughan letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319979]
Identifier: MSS SC 2160
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters addressed to Samuel Russell, a Mormon in Salt Lake City, Utah, during the American Civil War. Also included is a typescript of some of the letters. The letters tell about Vaughan's dislike for Abraham Lincoln, his visits to Virginia and the battlefield of Second Manassas (Bull Run) where he helped care for the wounded, and his anti-black sentiments.
Dates: 1862-1863