United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Found in 115 Collections and/or Records:
Muster roll of a volunteer infantry company, listing names, ranks, etc. or members. Date and place of rendezvous, July 23, 1861, Hartford, Connecticut, but includes entries to the month of September. Approximately 70 names are listed.
This collection contains a petition signed by officers of the 5th Regiment to Colonel Warren W. Packer, former commander of the regiment, asking him to come back and resume command as the unit anticipates the extension of their term of service. A telegraphic communication adds four more names to the petition.
This collection includes correspondence, lists, and reminiscences about the Civil War, primarily surrounding the service of Colonel A. J. McBride of the 10th Georgia Regiment. The collection includes an 1864 letter regarding his promotion, and several letters written to him on the subject of war time experiences and post war life. The collection also includes a manuscript by L. L. Cochran of Alabama titled "The Tenth Georgia Regiment at Gettysburg."
The Adolphus W. Search papers include a voucher for payment received by Search during his leave of absence from August 31, 1864 to February 28, 1865, which was authorized under special order #81, most likely to recruit volunteers in Ohio. The voucher is signed by J. V. Holliway, paymaster. An African-American servant, James, accompanied Search during his leave of absence.
This collection consists of an authorization, dated September 15, 1862, to pay Albert K. Francis of Company A, 5th Infantry, Georgia Volunteers. H. T. Massengale, captain and quartermaster, signed the authorization.
This collection consists of two ambrotype portraits of unidentified males.
This collection contains two letters written to Annie Glenn Robertson about her father, John L. Robertson and his military pension from serving in the Confederate Army from Georgia. The letters are from Robert L. Rogers who served with Mr. Robertson, and from A. B. Myack, both of whom offered to assist in helping her with his pension.
This collection contains organizational records and histories of the Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association. Also included are historical items collected by members as well as newspaper clippings, programs, and membership information. There are files pertaining to member genealogy and biographies of Confederate soldiers.
The collection is primarily comprised of materials generated to promote the painting and solicit attendance. Also included is correspondence and invitations to special events hosted at the Atlanta Cyclorama site. There are other materials related to reports generated in advance of the restoration project and rededication of the painting and presentations in relation to interpretation at the site.
This collection is comprised of essays, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a manuscript of Crane's biography.
This collection contains a campaign card of B. M. Zettler and a calling card of W. H. Harrison, both Civil War veterans.
This collection contains one ledger, titled "Report of Personal Transportation," which was kept by Captain George A. Flagg, Assistant Quartermaster of the Union Army at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. The ledger contains the date and the number of the order, the name of the soldier traveling, destination, who ordered the travel, and any remarks.
This collection contains a twelve-page essay written by Celia Bressler, a sixth grade student at Walker Street School in Atlanta, Georgia titled "Causes That Led to the War Between the States". It was awarded first place in an essay contest held by the Atlanta Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.