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

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Oliver S. Baird diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233204]
Identifier: MSS SC 58
Scope and Contents

Holograph diary of Baird's activities while serving in the Civil War which gives brief accounts of travels, drills, inspections and work details.

Dates: 1861-1862

Henry Baxter letters and reports

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232486644]
Identifier: MSS 894
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters and reports. Forty-four of the items deal with Baxter's activities during the Civil War. Many of them were written by Baxter and by other participants. They deal with a wide range of military matters including the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 and the Battle of the Wilderness in 1864. Also included is official and family correspondence kept while Baxter was in Honduras.

Dates: 1861-1878

Thomas Walter Brookbank reminiscences

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305515]
Identifier: MSS SC 799
Scope and Contents

Consists of three separate manuscripts: "Religious Experiences of Thomas Walter Brookbank," "Travels and Threads of Experience," and "A Soldier's Recollections." These autobiographies recount the author's early life and conversion to Mormonism, his experiences in the Civil War (1861-1865), life in Utah and the Mormon settlements in eastern Arizona, and missionary activities in New Mexico, Texas, Mexico, and Great Britain.

Dates: 1922

Joshua Reuben Clark papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1715
Scope and Contents

Collection contains diaries, correspondence, genealogical records, newspapers clippings, photographs, diary transcriptions, and digital images on optical media.

Dates: 1861-1978

Robert James Coffey autobiography and poems

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1633
Scope and Contents

One bound volume and one loose volume of autobiographical notes, poems, and scrapbook materials along with photocopies of the collection. Coffey served in a Pennsylvania regiment of the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861-1865). He participated in a large number of campaigns and gives detailed accounts of army life. There are also printed copies of many of the poems Coffey was able to publish.

Dates: 1861-1903

Robert James Coffey letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9077
Scope and Contents

Two letters from Coffey to Nora M. Brown during his service in the Civil War at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, and Alexandria, Virginia. Includes a poem by Coffey titled "To Miss N.M.B." Dated 1864-1865.

Dates: 1864-1865

William E. Davis diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 59
Scope and Contents

Holograph diaries kept by Davis during his service in the Civil War. Includes brief statments regarding drills, deaths, weather, and daily activities.

Dates: 1862-1865

John Fisher correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317007]
Identifier: MSS SC 2024
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters. Six of the items were written by John Fisher, while three were written by his brother, Theodore. John and Theodore tell about their experiences in the Army of the Potomac.

Dates: 1863-1865

George W. Hadden correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232488798]
Identifier: MSS 866
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed correspondence. The items were written by Hadden and others who were probably family members. The materials relate activities in the gold fields of California and also tell about activities during the Civil War. Also included is a printed poem about the Battle of the Wilderness in 1864.

Dates: 1852-1879

Frank Hall letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 851
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters addressed to Hall's mother, Emma Hall Low. The items deal largely with family and personal matters. Also included are letters from Alfred Hall, Frank's brother, to their mother. Alfred also writes about family matters and about his service with the Union Army during the American Civil War. He served with the Union Army of the Potomac in various areas in and near Virginia with the 3rd New York Cavalry. Also included is a diary by Alfred kept from 1864 to 1865 while he...
Dates: 1840-1890