United States -- Personal narratives -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Benjamin J. Crumley Correspondence
Abstract Letters written by Benjamin J. Crumley during and after the Civil War where Crumley was a a chaplain in Company 1 of the northern army's 12th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry. Letters written by Crumley to his wife Sarah C. and children, and from Sarah to Benjamin, 1861-1866; and to his grown son (name not provided), 1878. Crumley's first letter in 1861 discusses why he proposed to enlist in the Union Army instead of siding with his home state of Georgia. Other letters dating after his...
John Thomas Goode Papers
Includes a contract between freed slaves Mary and Martha McKinny and their former master Edward B. Goode (1866) for housework; a memoir and a research paper on Colonel John Thomas Goode; and newspaper articles by Shelton Hardaway Short about Goode.
Henry R. and Nellie Mighels Correspondence
Husband and wife Henry "Harry" Rust (1830-1879) and Nellie Verrill Mighels (1844-1945) were from Norway, Maine. Harry became owner of the Carson (City) Daily Appeal in 1865. They married in 1866 after a lengthy courtship by mail. The collection primarily contains correspondence between Nellie and Henry before their marriage.