American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
Found in 438 Collections and/or Records:
Studies of the development of democracy in Virginia (1830-1860) and of the life and political philosophy of Henry A. Wise (1806-1876), U. S. senator from Virginia who supported Texas annexation and later was a Confederate general.
Papers concerning Beymer's research and writing on Civil War espionage, much of it published as magazine articles. Materials include correspondence, literary productions, notes, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and photographs.
Civil War-era diary (1864) and last will and testament (1896), of Frank Bierbower of Kentucky relate to Kentucky during and after the Civil War.
Papers document Billingslea's plantation in Warren County, Mississippi.
Autobiography of Archibald Allen Black (1820-1904), an early settler of Bell County, recounts family history, his Civil War experiences, and the immigration of his family to Texas after the war.
These papers have been combined into an artificial collection of material relating to black history, including an estate and slave inventory, muster roll for U. S. Colored Troops, Freedmen's Bureau reports, sharecropping contract, photographs, and court records concerning slaves.
Papers relating to Black (1820-1862), a physician in Panola County, as well as to the Robb family of New Orleans reflect the social, political, cultural, and financial activities of various family members and friends. Correspondence and financial records primarily concern Black's medical career and his service with the Confederate Army. There is also a weather diary kept by Black in 1853
Photostat of the autograph book of a prisoner at Johnson's Island, a Union prison for Confederate officers on Lake Erie near Sandusky, Ohio.
Correspondence of Bledsoe concerning Brownsville during the Civil War and Austin before and after it.
Correspondence, diaries, printed material, photographs, drawings and military artifacts primarily document Z. R. Bliss' military career before during and after the Civil War in Texas and elsewhere in the South. Reminiscences document Bliss' service and imprisonment, as well as mundane military duties.