American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
Found in 438 Collections and/or Records:
The Moses Austin Bryan papers, 1824-1897, 1926, relate to his activities as secretary to his uncle Stephen F. Austin, secretary of the Texas legation to the United States in 1839, major in the Civil War, and organizer and secretary of the Texas Veteran Association.
The John Avner Buck orderly book is a photostatic copy of book kept for Captain Buck's Company F., Stevens' Regiment, Texas Dismounted Cavalry.
The Simon Bolivar Buckner Letter, 1862, is a copy of Buckner’s letter written from his headquarters at Dover, Tennessee, February 16, 1862, to Ulysses S. Grant, accepting terms of surrender.
The Henry S. Bunting Papers, 1861-1948, contains the biography and histories written by Henry S. Bunting about his father, Robert F. Bunting, and the Presbyterian Church in Texas.
Correspondence, a diary, sermon materials, and first hand accounts comprise the Robert Franklin Bunting Papers, 1861-1865, and document Bunting’s activities as the chaplain of Terry’s Texas Rangers during the Civil War. The papers contain accounts of the Civil War, the actions of Terry’s Texas Rangers, and evidence of an army chaplain’s daily activities.
The Burges-Jefferson Family Papers contain correspondence, photographs, legal documents, slave lists, a broadside, a bible, printed material, receipts, and clippings relating to the Burges and Jefferson families. The papers pertain to civilian and military life during the Civil War, religious life, and family affairs.
The E. W. Burke Letter, 1900, is a letter from E. W. Burke reminiscing about his father, J. W. Burke, written on May 23, 1900.
Comprising a bound volume of Photostats of correspondence, military documents, newspaper clippings, and a photograph, the David Crockett Burleson Family Papers, 1860-1898, chronicle Burleson’s activities fighting in the Civil War as well his familial affairs.
Correspondence, military orders, muster rolls, circulars, broadsides, newspaper clippings, financial papers, legal documents, field notes, and deeds comprise the papers of Edward Burleson, Jr. (1826-1877). The papers relate to Burleson’s career as a soldier and politician.
The Burnett, Marsh, and Staples family papers, 1819-1903, are comprised of correspondence, legal materials, and receipts from family members including John L. Burnett, Jr.; his mother, Sarah Marsh Burnett; William Staples; Eliza Mattingly; Mary Marsh Carr; and Kate Burd. The papers also include genealogical records taken from family Bibles, and a handwritten family tree highlightling relationships among family branches.