2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Virginia--Politics and government--1861-1865.

  1. Edmund Ruffin diaries, 1856-1865

    14 volumes ; 14 containers ; 3.2 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Plantation owner and publisher. Diaries detailing Ruffin's activities and opinions as an experimentalist in agriculture, anti-Unionist and slavery advocate, and describing plantation life in his Virginia estates.

  2. Edward Bates papers, 1818-1904

    311 items. 2 containers. .6 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, politician, and United States attorney general. Correspondence, diary, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material reflecting Bates’s career in Missouri state politics and the United States House of Representatives and as United States attorney general.