4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion,.

  1. Lewis H. Machen family papers, 1802-1938

    5,000 items. 33 containers. 12 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Clerk of the United States Senate and farmer of Fairfax County, Virginia. Chiefly family correspondence of Lewis H. Machen relating to personal matters and national politics prior to the Civil War, especially slavery and the Compromise of 1850, and mentioning John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Webster. Also includes other correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and miscellaneous papers.

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  2. Charlotte Cushman papers, 1823-1941

    10,000 items. 21 containers plus 1 oversize. 5.5 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress. Correspondence; biographical and genealogical material; annotated scripts and texts of plays, poetry, and readings; newspaper clippings; reviews; and souvenir programs relating chiefly to Cushman's career in the theater.

  3. John Singleton Mosby papers, 1861-1904

    40 items. 2 containers. .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Confederate army officer, lawyer, and author. Correspondence, orders, commissions, reports, circulars, and other material relating mainly to Mosby's Civil War activities.

  4. Adams family papers, 1776-1948

    230 items. 2 containers. .8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly correspondence of John Quincy Adams dated 1801-1846. Also includes correspondence and miscellany relating to other family members.