3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans.

  1. Esther Hill Hawks papers, 1856-1867

    515 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician, educator, and abolitionist. Correspondence and other papers relating to the work of Hawks and her husband caring for sick and wounded soldiers, including African Americans, in South Carolina during the Civil War, and as a teacher of African Americans in South Carolina and Florida during the Civil War and Reconstruction era.

  2. Benjamin F. Whitten papers, 1848-1945

    750 items ; 3 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Army officer. Correspondence, family papers, military records, financial and legal records, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Whitten's service in the Union Army during the Civil War.

  3. Christian A. Fleetwood papers, 1797-1945

    400 items ; 2 containers plus 2 oversize ; 1 linear foot ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier and civic leader. Correspondence, diaries, legal documents, scrapbook, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs pertaining to Fleetwood's military and civilian career during and after the Civil War, education, nursing, and slavery, and other civic and social concerns of the African-American community. Material relates chiefly to the District of Columbia where Fleetwood held various...