United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 114 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.VIS206
Scope and Content This collection contains twenty-six cartes de visite of Confederate generals and politicians. Generals include Robert E. Lee, Joseph E. Johnston, Stonewall Jackson, and Nathan Bedford Forrest among others. Politicians include images of President Jefferson Davis and Vice President Alexander Stephens as a young man. There is also an image of Emperor Napoleon III of France.
Collection number: ahc.MSS461f
Scope and Content This collection contains receipts, an envelope addressed to Major D. N. Greer; and a typed transcription of a letter sent from Andersonville, Georgia, on October 2, 1864.
Collection number: ahc.MSS450f
Scope and Content This collection contains five Civil War era envelopes with stamps and cancellations, each addressed to Alexander H. Stephens in Richmond, Virginia, with handwritten notes on back of each envelope telling Stephens what the sender wants.
Collection number: ahc.MSS792f
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook made out of a Civil War morning reports book from 1864, which contains written records of several officers of the 2nd Division, 15th Army Corps Detachment of Tennessee. The book is labeled as "M. E. Whitehurst's Scrapbook" and includes additions such as a newspaper page and clippings, the majority of which contains poems; an 1874 Walker and Watson advertisement; a 1917 "Farmer's Bulletin" on nutrition from the United States Department of Agriculture;...
Dates: 1837-1923, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS380
Scope and Content This collection is primarily comprised of organizational records for the Civil War Round Table of Atlanta. Included in the collection is membership applications, meeting minutes, organizational documents, chapter newsletters, and correspondence.
Collection number: ahc.MSS1030
Scope and Content This collection contains pages and clippings of illustrations from Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, and Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War, also called Harper's History of the Great Rebellion. Pages are dated between 1862-1868 with many undated clippings. All contain illustrations depicting Civil War scenes. Illustrations...
Dates: 1862-1867, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS705f
Scope and Content This collection documents the members of Cobb's Legion. Included are a roster of names from the last roll call of Cobb's Legion and requisition for forage forms from the Legion's time in Virginia.
Dates: 1863, 1865
Collection number: ahc.MSS195f
Scope and Content This collection contains copies of speeches and articles written by Allen P. Julian on topics about the Civil War and the Atlanta Campaign, such as Fort McAllister, Collier Mill mill stones, the Confederate flag, Confederate Memorial Day, Governor Joseph E. Brown and Joe Brown's Pikes, and the Army of Tennessee.
Dates: 1864-1960, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS722f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a muster roll (including pay information) for Company D, 19th Regiment, United States Colored Troops covering the period 31 December 1864 to 30 April 1865. The roll includes the names of three officers and seventy-two men. For each entry, the roll includes the place and date of enlistment; where, when, and by whom mustered; the last date of pay; and comments about the current status of each man. Comments include details about absences due to sickness, battle...
Collection number: ahc.MSS728f
Scope and Content This collection consists of an enlistment document declaring Curtis J. Hill's intent to enlist as a soldier in the army of the State of Georgia for a period of three years. The document is signed by the commanding officer of the 1st Georgia Regulars, Captain William J. Magill, and includes Hill's mark (in lieu of signature) and physical description.
Dates: 19 March 1861
Collection number: ahc.MSS68f
Scope and Content The collection contains a hand written funeral invitation for Lieutenant D. C. Colley who served in Company G, 61st Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry. According to Mr. Colley's great-niece the invitation was shown door-to-door on a silver plate by a servant.
Collection number: ahc.MSS297f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a letter written by Russell to his mother about a recent battle, likely one of the Seven Days Battles in Virginia. Russell mentions that he was wounded during the fighting and his company was particularly hard hit. He lists the names of four dead soldiers and those badly injured, observing that of the twenty-five men in his company only three escaped injury. He tells his mother that he was injured near the end of the battle when the fortifications were captured and...
Dates: 1862 July 9
Collection number: ahc.MSS90f
Scope and Content This collection contains photocopies of letters and transcriptions from members of the Quillin and Davis family during the Civil War.
Collection number: ahc.MSS1020
Scope and Content This collection contains primarily the personal and professional papers of Beverly Means DuBose, Jr. The bulk of the personal papers document DuBose's military service in the United States Navy. There is an assortment of training materials and periodicals issued by a variety of military agencies. Also included in this series are a few presentations given by DuBose and materials pertaining to the anti-communism movement in the United States in the early 1960s. The professional papers...
Dates: 1802-1985, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS198
Scope and Content This collection contains images collected by the DuBose family. Subjects include military personnel, battlefields, and the U. S. Civil War era. Photographic formats include ambrotypes, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, daguerreotypes, drawings, engravings, ivorytypes, photographs, tintypes, albumen prints, and photographic albums. There are also photographic images with drawn enhancements, one of a young soldier and another of an older man. These images document the United States Civil War. ...
Dates: 1840-1870, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS345
Scope and Content This collection is primarily comprised of genealogy and family records pertaining to the Edwards family. Included in the collection are family histories, biographical sketches, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1714-1975, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS178f
Scope and Content This collection contains four passes which allowed Elisha Hunt to travel past Union military cordons in various locations, including Altoona, Tennessee; Louisville, Kentucky; Cleveland, Tennessee; and Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Dates: 1864 June-August
Collection number: ahc.MSS70f
Scope and Content This collection includes envelopes; a Revolutionary War Claim signed by Secretary of War John C. Calhoun; a letter to Mr. T. A. Hill from T. N. Wall regarding Union soldiers taking a fortification held by two Alabama regiments; and a letter to Emma Calhoun concerning genealogy of the Massey family.
Collection number: ahc.MSS86
Scope and Content Material related to the Eberhart family, including a scrapbook of late 19th Century advertisements, cards and magazine clippings, and one of newspaper clippings (which includes a history of Grady Hospital); and numerous items relating to apartment rental in Atlanta.Material related to the Eberhart family, including a scrapbook of late 19th Century advertisements, cards and magazine clippings, and one of newspaper clippings (which includes a history of Grady Hospital); and numerous items...
Dates: 1856-1970, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS195
Scope and Content The collection contains five photographs of Francis DeGress. Most are portrait shots with the exception of one which is a group shot of eight gentlemen in uniform.
Dates: 1864, undated