American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
Found in 438 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence and military papers compose the Jacob De Witt Papers, 1855-1865, 1892-1896, documenting Brewster's life and career as hardware merchant and a Union Army captain during the Civil War.
Typescripts of five essays compose the C. A. Bridges Essays, undated, documenting Bridge’s research on mid-19th century Mississippi.
The Briscoe, Howe, and Thomson Families Papers, 1793-1947, document loosely interrelated business and personal affairs of Texas families Briscoe, Howe, and Thomson. This consists primarily of legal documents, correspondence, accounts, field notes, and genealogical materials. A large portion of the collection pertains to early and Confederate statehood as well as the Republic of Texas. The materials were collected by Dorothy Knox Howe Houghton, a descendent of these families.
Two typed historical sketches compose the Mary Jane Harris Briscoe and Adele Lubbock Briscoe Looscan Papers, 1886, [ca. 1904], chronicling the life of Jane Herbert Wilkinson Long and Confederate artillery during the Battle of Galveston.
The Isaac Newton Brown Autobiography, circa 1886, contains manuscript and typescript papers in which Brown (1817-1889) recalls his naval studies and his service in the West Indies, in the Gulf of Mexico, in Florida during the Seminole War (1835-1842), as well as his adventures on his first voyage around the world and his experiences with the Confederate Navy between 1861-1862.
Comprising manuscripts, a newspaper clipping, and correspondence, the John M. Brown Reminiscences, 1911-1913, chronicle Brown’s military career as a soldier in the 1st Rockbridge Artillery of the Confederate Army during the Civil War and his impressions of General Stonewall Jackson.
The Joseph Bruckmüller Notebook, 1868-1883, contains a German handwritten notebook by Bruckmüller with an English translation, which includes Bruckmüller’s poetry, correspondence, and a narrative about his life.
Correspondence, autobiographical narrative, military orders, scrapbooks, speeches, historical literary productions, and legal papers arranged chronologically by subject document the career of Guy Morrison Bryan (1821-1901) as a soldier and legislator.
The John Arthur Bryan Papers, 1841-1872, include a memorandum book, a Republican ticket list, survey field notes, receipts, legal papers, a muster roll, and other military papers.