American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
Found in 438 Collections and/or Records:
The Nicholas Weeks, Jr., Papers, 1861-1865, 1901-1903, include Weeks’ correspondence, assorted military documents, and newspaper clippings from during and after the Civil War.
Papers and materials relating to Vachel Weldon's service in the Confederate States of America Army, business records, family affairs, political campaign, diaries, and ledgers.
The collection consists primarily of images of Robert E. Lee and includes prints made from original Mathew Brady negatives, original engravings, and copy prints of photographs, paintings, engravings and lithographs of Robert E. Lee and other historical figures of his time.
Reuben Grayden White and his wife, Mrs. Rachel Peebles White, lived in Hempstead, Texas, around 1927, where they owned a cotton plantation. The White and Peebles families were founders of the town. Letters, a diary, legal papers, financial papers, an exercise book, and clippings concerning members of the White and Peebles families comprise the papers.
A secessionist and staunch believer in slavery and the chivalric code, Louis Trezevant Wigfall was active in Texas politics, taking part in the Galveston County Democratic convention, 1848, and serving in the Texas House of Representatives, 1850-1857. Photostats and transcripts of correspondence, a speech, legal documents, genealogy and family history, newspaper accounts, and literary productions comprise the papers.
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The Hugh Franklin Young narrative describes Young's experience in the Snively Expedition of 1843.
Letter, newspaper clipping, issues of Confederate Veteran and biographical sketch relate to Maude Jeannie (Fuller) Young and her son S.O. Young. Included are Young's literary efforts concerning the Civil War and her work in botany.