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66 results for United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865—Personal narratives
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William Henry von Eberstein Papers (Manuscript Collection #148)

Papers (1851-1887) consisting of a memoir, correspondence, legal papers, transcripts, military documents, genealogical materials, and photographic scans pertaining to William Henry von Eberstein (1821- ca. 1890). Descending from German and English aristocracy, he was born in St. Servan, France, and also lived on the Isle of Guernsey before becoming a mariner at age 13. A mariner, soldier, and farmer, von Eberstein moved to Chocowinity, ...

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Henry Green Lewis Collection (Manuscript Collection #585)

Civil War era verse, a published account of the Civil War experiences of Henry Green Lewis, issues of the Semi-Weekly Raleigh Register (1854) and the North Carolina Presbyterian (1879) and a print of the Hotel Carolina in Durham, N.C.

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A. F. Williams Diary (Manuscript Collection #246)

Diary (1862) consisting of photocopies, typescript, general store account record.

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Josiah Robert Peele Ellis Papers (Manuscript Collection #566)

Papers include photocopies of transcriptions of correspondence (1863-1864) written by Josiah Robert Peele Ellis of Wilson Co., North Carolina, to his wife Elizabeth Grimes Ellis while he was serving in Company C of the 43rd N.C. Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The letters were transcribed in 1977 by Hugh Buckner Johnston who also provided supplementary information. Also included are genealogy records for the Ellis and Hill famil...

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Andrew J. P. Giddings [Giddins or Giddens] Papers (Manuscript Collection #1043)

Collection (1863-1865) related to the American Civil War and Andrew Giddings of Company E, 3rd North Carolina infantry. Includes Oath of Allegiance to the United States signed by Andrew Giddings on November 6, 1865 [Following the American Civil War, Confederate officials, veterans and prisoners of war were obliged to sign an "oath of allegiance" to regain their civil rights under the U. S. Constitution.]. The collection also includes a ...

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William Decatur Mintz Sketch (Manuscript Collection #455)

Sketch (1860s) including photocopy of reminiscence of Civil War service, organizations.

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Heath Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #276)

Papers (1730-1928) of surveyor and Baptist pastor, including correspondence, court records, land records, financial papers, promissory notes, bills, land grants, indentures, Civil War orders, etc.

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James Willard Carter Papers (Manuscript Collection #264)

Papers (1861-1918) including correspondence referring family papers, Civil War letters.

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Jesse Hill Papers (Manuscript Collection #183)

Papers (1864-1865) consisting of correspondence, issues of food and clothing, photocopies, battles. 9 items. Recd. 10/21/1971 12/16/1971

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Cora Warren Beck Memoir (Manuscript Collection #289)

Memoir [1855-1867] of the author's childhood in Atlanta, GA, including Civil War and postwar references.

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William L. Horner Collection: Gooding Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #265-002)

Collection (1799-1897, 1913) including correspondence, 1835-1897, 1913, and financial records, 1799-1894, of New Bern, NC merchant, whose store was used by Union troops, and who was appointed Superintendent of Poor Whites for Craven County, NC.

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William Augustus Parvin Papers (Manuscript Collection #536)

Papers (1861-1907) including memoir, copy, rations.

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Richard Porson Paddison Papers (Manuscript Collection #327)

Papers (1791-1945) of steamboat operator on the Cape Fear and Black Rivers, based in Point Caswell, NC, consisting of correspondence, genealogical material, wills, indentures, marriage certificate, receipts, inventories, exposition programs, photographs, newspaper clippings, letters and miscellaneous.

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Thomas Sparrow Papers (Manuscript Collection #1)

Papers (1819-1872) of Thomas Sparrow (1819-1884), a Washington, N.C., lawyer until the outbreak of the Civil War. He was commissioned a captain in the Confederate Army in 1861 and served at Fort Hatteras until he was taken prisoner by Union forces in August of that year. After the war he returned to Washington and represented Beaufort County in the North Carolina General Assembly in 1870 and 1881. Papers include correspondence, military...

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Robert C. Caldwell Collection (Manuscript Collection #845)

Papers (1854-1865) of Robert C. Caldwell, a private soldier from Cabarrus County, NC, who served in Company C., 10th Battalion, North Carolina Heavy Artillery during the Civil War.