11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Washington (D.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

  1. Whelpley family papers, 1837-1929

    200 items ; 2 containers ; 1.1 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, photographs, genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers of the Whelpley family of Washington, D.C., documenting their family life and activities, notably the life and career of James Winne Whelpley and the life of Louisa Russell Whelpley.

  2. Shortelle family papers, 1851-1866

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

    Summary:

    Union army solider and family members. Primarily correspondence concerning Robert E. Shortelle's service in 6th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment in Maryland and Virginia during the Civil War between 1861 and 1863.

  3. Gilbert Thompson journal, 1857-1901

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

    Summary:

    Union soldier and topographical engineer. Journal of Thompson's Civil War experiences in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., while serving as a topographical engineer in the Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army of the Potomac. Includes correspondence, laid in, of Nathaniel Prentiss Banks.

  4. Nathan W. Daniels diary and scrapbook, 1861-1867

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

    Summary:

    Union army officer and lecturer and advocate for civil rights and the Freedmen's Bureau. Married Cora Hatch, Spiritualist medium and lecturer. Handwritten diary with photographs, illustrations, and newspaper clippings in three volumes kept by Daniels during his Civil War service and Reconstruction. The third volume was written primarily by his wife, Cora Hatch. Also included are a typescript of...

  5. Nathaniel D. Hackett correspondence, 1853-1947

    400 items ; 4 containers ; 1.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union Army soldier. Chiefly Civil War correspondence of Hackett while serving with the 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery Regiment. Includes the correspondence of Edith Hackett Cramer, Carrie Fern Hackett, and Millicent Hackett Maloney, the daughters of Nathaniel D. Hackett.

  6. Montgomery family papers, 1771-1974

    12,000 items ; 33 containers ; 13.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, financial papers, newspaper clippings and miscellany of various members of the Montgomery family, especially Giles Foster Montgomery (1835-1888) and Emily Redington Montgomery (1839-1898). Includes papers of allied Peck and Perkins families relating to the experiences of members in the Civil War.

  7. Donald Benham Civil War collection, 1806-1918

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

    Summary:

    Collector. Correspondence, financial and legal records, military orders and records, speeches, and miscellaneous items comprising the Civil War collection of Donald Benham.

  8. Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911

    50,000 items ; 110 containers plus 3 oversize ; 44.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks’s political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.

  9. Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, 1822-1913

    1,500 items ; 11 containers plus 1 oversize ; 4.5 linear feet ; 13 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union army officer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, and military papers detailing Heintzelman’s service in the United States Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. Includes descriptions of activities in Indian wars in Florida, the Southwest, and California, and during the Mexican War.

  10. Jubal Anderson Early papers, 1829-1930

    5,000 items ; 16 containers plus 2 oversize ; 9 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States and Confederate Army officer, lawyer, and state legislator of Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, speeches and articles, clippings, a scrapbook, printed matter, and maps dated largely after the Civil War.