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Adam F. Carpenter Letter

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Identifier: SC 00340
Scope and Contents A letter from Adam F. Carpenter, camped near Williamsburg, Virginia, to his wife in Morristown, St. Lawrence County, New York, discusses his camp life. He has been out looking for Confederates. Their camp is about five miles from Williamsburg-northwest direction. He describes the soil, crops, and tree varieties. He hopes to come home.

Thomas L. Alfriend Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1995.65 and 1996.40
Scope and Contents Acc. 1995.65 Chiefly letters, 1861-1865, from Thomas L. Alfriend (1843-1901) Sergeant, of Co. B, 15th Virginia Infantry and Parken's Battery, Alexander's Battalion, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, from camps in Virginia and Tennessee to family members in Richmond, Virginia. Includes letter, 26 May 1861, from Alfriend while stationed in Williamsburg, Virginia. Acc. 1996.40 Addition 25 typewritten pages of transcripts of letters by Jefferson...

Pamphlet: The Battle of Williamsburg and the Charge of the 24th Virginia, of Early's Brigade

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Identifier: SC 00622
Scope and Contents Copy of an 1880 pamphlet: "The Battle of Williamsburg and the Charge of the 24th Virginia, of Early's Brigade," by Richard L. Maury.

Benjamin Schwartz Papers

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Identifier: SC 00352
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written from or on the behalf of Benjamin Schwartz, who was stationed in Virginia with the 5th Pennsylvania Calvary, Company F. The letters primarily document a brother's concern over his family's health and money he sends to his sister. He includes limited discussion of skirmishes, troop movement, taking and being taken prisoner, and recurrent predictions that the war will end soon. Schwartz mentions that the Union camp at Williamsburg, Virginia was burned...

Mary Randolph Blain Letters

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Identifier: SC 00032
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters written by Mary Randolph Blain during the Civil War. In the first letter, circa 1862 December, Blain wrote about  Union troops patrolling Williamsburg, the College being set on fire, as well as news about local residents such as Mrs. Tucker, Mary Southall, and Thomas Ambler, rector of Bruton Parish Church. The second letter, dated 1863 March 31, described the fire at the Wren Building, news about family, and Union troops stealing goods from Williamsburg area...

Richard Manning Bucktrout Daybook and Ledger

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1997.15
Scope and Contents The following description is from the preface to the digital version of the book and was written by Terry Meyers. Daybook; 1850-1866; of Richard M. Bucktrout, merchant and mortician at Williamsburg, Va. Richard Manning Bucktrout's meticulous entries in his Daybook and Ledger form a diary, a detailed account of daily life and death in a small, but historically important, Virginia town for sixteen years before, during, and briefly after the Civil War....

Bucktrout-Smith Papers

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Identifier: MS 00142
Scope and Contents Papers of Richard M. Bucktrout, merchant and mortician in Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes correspondence, receipts, financial papers, records of soldiers killed at the Battle of Williamsburg and legal papers, dated 1855 to 1869. List of deaths at the Seminary Hospital from July to November 1861 in Williamsburg, Virginia and coffins made for soldiers dying in Williamsburg in July-August 1861.The business papers of Sydney Smith, dated 1874 to 1929.Lists names of people...

Harriette Cary Diary

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Identifier: Mss. MsV D24
Scope and Contents Diary, May 6-July 23, 1862, of Harriette Cary which concerns the occupation of Williamsburg, Va. by Union troops following the Battle of Williamsburg. 27 p. Also includes a partial transcription published in Tylers' Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Volume IX (1928) and reprinted by Kraus Reprint Corporation (1967) as well as correspondence with a descendant.

Cassimere Churchill Papers

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Identifier: SC 00406
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters from Cassimere Churchill, a member of Company E, 9th Cavalry Regiment, New York, to his family while stationed in New York, Washington, D.C. and Virginia during the Civil War. He participated in the battles of Yorktown, Virginia, and Williamsburg, Virginia as an artillery guard. He includes descriptions of Yorktown, Va., Manassas, Va. and Washington, D.C. He write about camp life and the surrounding area, as well as his opinions of the war and the Union's...

Civil War Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C76
Scope and Contents The Civil War Collection is an artificial collection of material, chiefly 1861-1865, pertaining to the American Civil War including items from both Union and Confederate forces. The collection includes official correspondence, general and special orders, descriptions of campaigns and battles, articles concerning the war, and artifacts. There are pardons, poems, songs, autographs, maps, muster rolls, pen and ink sketches of camp life, engineers' drawings, and a memorandum of signals used by...

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Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Alfriend, Frank H., 1841-1887 1
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Blain, Mary Randolph, 1840-1939 1
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Coleman, Charles Washington, 1826-1894 1
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Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 1
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Johnson, Robert W. 1
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Lee, Elizabeth Mallory, 1902- 1
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Richmond Theatre (Richmond, Va.) 1
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Scandrett, Henry Alexander, 1843- 1883 1
Seddon, James Alexander, 1815-1880 1
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Tucker family 1
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United Daughters of the Confederacy 1
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Williamsburg (Va.) Chapter 1
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Williamsburg Chapter 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 10th 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 1st 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 22nd 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Mounted Rifles, 1st 1
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United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 70th 1
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United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 93rd 1
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West, Robert W. 1
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Wise, Henry Alexander, 1806-1876 1
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