American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
Found in 438 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains transcripts of letters and a newspaper clipping concerning the lives, careers, and deaths of John T. (John Taylor) Burrowes (approximately 1825-1856) and Edward T. (Taylor) Burrowes (1842-1862) who migrated from New Jersey to Texas.
Composed of correspondence, the Benjamin Franklin Butler Collection, 1861, 1863, chronicles his experiences as major general in the Union Army during the Civil War.
Ledgers, artifacts, newspapers and newspaper clippings, and books related to the Cagle Family. The Cagles settled in Bartlett, Texas, on the Williamson County-Bell County line around 1870 after leaving Mountainview, Arkansas, and, earlier, the Carolinas. Collection documents the family’s cottonseed oil mill, real estate, and mercantile ventures.
The Joshua K. Callaway Papers, 1862-1863, contain 84 letters written by Calloway to his wife, Dulcinea Baker Callaway, during his time in the Confederate Army. The letters include accounts of his experiences in Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Georgia, as well as his descriptions of daily life in Confederate camps.
The Camp Watts Association Document, 1862-1864, 1991, contains a document comprised of information regarding Camp Watts, a Confederate military post in Notasulga, Alabama.
The collection documents Campbell’s tenure as captain and major in the 48th Tennessee Infantry Regiment, describing in particular the Battle of Fort Donelson and his imprisonment at Johnson’s Island.
The collection consists of five letters to Campbell, who possibly lived in Fountain Creek, Tennessee, from two correspondents, Thomas B. Hockaday (1835-1918) and G.B. Lipscomb (1834-1880).
A transcript composes the James McGinley Campbell Diary, 1863-1864, documenting Campbell’s experiences in Company A of the 118th Illinois Volunteer Infantry of the United States Army during the Civil War.
This small collection is comprised of two letters written by R. B. Campbell, a Waco cotton merchant, espousing the cause of the Confederacy even though the Civil War has ended a month earlier.