15 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives.

  1. Edward Williams Morley papers, 1833-1923

    1,200 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemist and physician. Correspondence, certificates, and printed matter, including letters from Myron A. Munson, Morley's college roommate and lifelong friend, written while Munson was serving in the Union Army in 1864, and extensive correspondence with prominent European and American scientists.

  2. Sumner family papers, 1836-1940

    113 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; .5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, legal documents, reports, and photographs of Edwin V. Sumner (1797-1863) and his sons, Edwin Vose Sumner (1835-1912) and Samuel Storrow Sumner (1842-1937), all military officers.

  3. Aaron Burton Levisee papers, 1847-1992

    18 items ; 2 containers ; 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, Louisiana state legislator, and Confederate soldier. Diaries, obituaries, and clippings documenting Levisee's activities as a student at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, school teacher in Alabama, lawyer in Louisiana, soldier in the Confederate army, judge and state legislator in Louisiana during Reconstruction, Republican elector for Louisiana, and Internal Revenue...

  4. D.W. Whittle papers, 1861-1974

    46 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union army officer, business manager, songwriter, and evangelist. Correspondence, court records, diary, maps, and military orders pertaining to Whittle's Civil War service.

  5. Ward family papers, 1831-1904

    2,600 items ; 11 containers ; 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family from Richmond County, Virginia. Correspondence, broadsides, songs, financial records, printed matter, and other papers of William Norvell Ward, Episcopal clergyman and Confederate soldier, and members of his family including material relating to the Civil War, Reconstruction, and social life and customs in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and northern Virginia.

  6. Henry Walker correspondence, 1861-1864

    75 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union soldier. Chiefly correspondence between Henry Walker, a Union soldier who served in the 177th Regiment, New York State Volunteers, during the Civil War, and his family in Forest Port, Oneida County, New York.

  7. Wade Hampton family papers, 1855-1935

    30 items ; 1 container ; 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, property titles, notes, memorials, and photographs. Includes letters from Hampton to his sister, Mary Fisher Hampton, relating to his Civil War experiences and later letters to his son, Alfred Hampton, concerning his estate.

  8. Henry Jackson Hunt papers, 1841-1978

    4,500 items ; 14 containers ; 5.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Army officer and public official. Correspondence, military papers, and other material relating primarily to Hunt's military career.

  9. Joseph Warren Keifer papers, 1850-1865

    1,100 items ; 6 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2.2 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, lawyer, banker, and congressman. Correspondence, military orders, casualty lists, ordnance and paymaster records, and other military records documenting military life and operations of the Third and 110th Ohio infantry regiments, the Army of the Ohio, and the Army of the Potomac during campaigns in Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia.

  10. George Montfort Gilchrist family papers, 1854-1921

    260 items ; 2 containers ; 0.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, school records, literary and commencement programs, poetry, and Gilpin family genealogical material. Much of the correspondence is between Gilchrist, who served with the 3rd Indiana Cavalry in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia during the Civil War, and his wife, Mollie Gilpin Gilchrist; other letters are between Mollie and her brothers, Samuel J. V. B. Gilpin, of the 1st...