American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
Found in 438 Collections and/or Records:
Papers concerning the business activities and personal affairs of Askew (1845-1921), the first auditor for the Texas Railroad Commission (1891-1906), contain correspondence, letterbook, bills, receipts, checks, reports, legal documents, maps, an autobiography and other literary productions, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Correspondence, deeds, notes, bills, and tax receipts of J. Walker Austin, realtor, financier, and proprietor.
Handwritten account by Thomas Babb of the Battle of Galveston Bay, offered as testimony in the case of Lieutenant Commander Law.
Badeau was a Union army general, an aide to General William T. Sherman, and a historian. The Adam Badeau Narrative, 1863-, is a narrative of the Battle of Gettysburg.
The E. Jarvis Baker memoir consists of a manuscript copy of a lecture given by Baker at a meeting of the Grand Army of the Republic in Dorchester, Massachusetts, in 1882.
This collection, produced and collected by William Pitt Ballinger (1825-1888), soldier, attorney, and businessman of Galveston, Texas, is one of the outstanding sources of documentation for nineteenth-century Texas and Southern history, particularly of the Confederacy and the post-Civil War period.
Daily account of camp life and troop movements kept by Union Corporal Barber (1843-1864), from January 1, 1864, through April 7, 1864. After Barber's death at Sabine Cross Roads, Louisiana, the account is resumed by Confederate Private Durning, from April 9, 1864, through December 31, 1864.
Recollections of Barclay (b. 1840) concern his early life in Georgia, Civil War service as an officer in the 23rd Georgia Infantry (1861-1863) and the 11th Georgia Cavalry (1863-1865), postwar life as a farmer and teacher, trip to Texas, and settlement in Cleburne.
Daily accounts by Barker (1835-1910), renowned chemist and physicist who taught at the University of Pennsylvania from 1873-1900, of an ocean voyage from Boston to New Orleans (March-August, 1851) with some entries for the beginning period of the Civil War (July-August, 1861).
Papers document the life of Barnes, county clerk and county surveyor of Kaufman County, Texas, and Confederate officer in the Civil War. Included is material relating to his ancestors and descendants and many photographs of the family and others.