Albemarle County Va. Circuit Court. Reports of Indigent Soldiers' Families, Also includes orders appointing agents to purchase supplies for the families. Reports record that funds were to be used for the purchase of corn and outline problems that the agents faced in procuring supplies and concerns about supplies getting to the the families in need rather than being used by the military. Military and Pension Records, Albemarle County, Virginia, Military and Pension Records, , containing military and pension records documenting the military service of African Americans in Albemarle County from to Many of the records include personal information about individuals who served in the military, such as date and place of birth and names of family members.
Albemarle Minute Men. Papers, , of the Albemarle Minute Men consisting of a letter, 28 June , from four Albemarle County, Virginia, residents to Captain William Dinwiddie requesting that he call out his local defense company to help defend the town of Gordonsville from a Union attack.
Letter was written in response to a request from the Confederate Secretary of War. Papers also contain a roster listing the names of Albemarle County residents, including Dinwiddie, who were part of a local defense force organized in June and identified as the Albemarle Minute Men.
Alden, Seth H. Letters, , from Seth H. Topics include troop movements, casualties, weather and landscape in Virginia, camp life and conditions, paychecks and supply costs. Alden also asks about home life and crops. Includes transcripts and partial transcripts for some of the letters.
Alderman, John P. Carroll County Civil War soldiers records, Alderman consisting of typescripts of Confederate service records of soldiers from Carroll County. Many of the entries also contain additional biographical information gleaned from a number of sources. Carroll County Civil War soldiers records, Accession Abstracts of the 24th Virginia Infantry compiled by John P. Alderman containing an introduction and abstracts from the regimental records in the National Archives.
Abstracts of the regimental records consists of a list of officers, a chronological record of events, and abstracts of individual service records arranged alphabetically as they appear on the microfilm. Only a fraction of the data in the service records has been abstracted. Alderson, Charles.
Letter, 18 August Letter, 18 August , from Charles Alderson, Washington County, Virginia, offering thanks to a neighbor who had watched his sons, Joseph Alderson, horse after he was hurt at the battle of Brandy Station. Alderson talks of retrieving the horse and asks if any Federal troops are in the area.
Alexander, Peter Wellington.
Enlisted medical soldiers. Complete Directory. Letters, June , from John Thompson Brown in the Richmond Howitzers to his wife Mary Martha Southell Brown commenting on camp life, asking for plates and silverware, discussing military movements of his artillery company, and family news. Budget, Edward. Boyer, regarding family, health of friends and family in New Market, Virginia, and Union raids on the mail service. Hidden categories: CS1 maint: extra text: authors list Webarchive template wayback links All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from September Articles with permanently dead external links Articles to be expanded from July All articles to be expanded Articles using small message boxes All accuracy disputes Articles with disputed statements from December All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from October The bunkmate who died in the shelling the other day was someone worthy of somber remembrance.
Letter book, Letter book, 23 October - 13 November , containing dispatches written from Richmond by journalist Peter Wellington Alexander on various aspects of the Civil War. There are four weekly dispatches. Notations indicate that they were sent to London, England. Genealogical notes. Accession d.
Also contains the Civil War reminiscences of Mrs. William Fontaine Alexander of Jefferson County. Allied families mentioned include: Ball and Ranson. Alexandria Union Association Alexandria, Va. Minute book, Minute book, 28 August April and 21 December , of the Alexandria Union Association of Alexandria, Virginia, consisting of the minutes of the association, list of members and some accounts.
Allen family. Receipts, Powers, both of Richmond. Allen, A. Letter, 7 August Letter, 7 August , from A. Allen b. He also discusses the civilian reaction to the fighting. Garfield Reminiscences include descriptions of various members of the crew, life aboard ship, the sinking of the USS Hatteras by the Alabama, and an account of the Alabama's final battle with the Kearsarge. Also includes portraits of Allen and Rachel Murray Thompson Allen, Littlebury Woodson.
Allen writes about the justness of the Confederate cause, his patriotism, family news, reasons for joining the army, prison conditions, lack of rations and water, mail deliveries, weather observations, illnesses and deaths of fellow prisoners, battle news and Confederate victories, preaching to fellow inmates, his opinions of various army officers, prison administrators, and Presidents Davis and Lincoln, attempted prison escapes, news from Union newspapers he reads, and rumors of prisoner exchanges.
Allen also provides descriptions of the layout of both prisons. There is also a plan of escape written by him following the diary, as well as some letters written by his wife Ann Martin Allen. Allison, William H.
Papers, , of Captain William H. Allison of Richmond, Virginia, consisting of passes, furlough papers, medical certificates and notices, courts martial, transfer papers, receipts, and other items concerning personnel of Company H, 25th Virginia Infantry Battalion.
Also includes a note, , with names for a possible reunion, an envelope, , with addresses, and a typewritten list of locations of Confederate hospitals in Richmond, Virginia, in Papers, , of William H. Allison of Richmond, Virginia, and captain of Company H, 25th Virginia Infantry Battalion, consisting of his discharge from Johnson's Island prison and oath of allegiance, 18 June ; petition for pardon, 10 August ; and amnesty oath and certificate, 14 August Almond, J.
Lindsay Address 4 February Accession WRVA - Address, 4 February , by Governor J. Lindsay Almond, at ceremonies commemorating the th anniversary of the peace conference held in Washington, D. The ceremonies took place at the State Capitol, and marked the opening of the Civil War Centennial observances in Richmond.
Almond discusses the history of events leading up to the peace conference, gives information about the delegates from Virginia and their positions, and offers his suggestions as to why the conference failed. Almond, Louise Ashby. Confederate Soldiers' Home: a report. Alton, Benjamin. Letter, 2 December Letter, 2 December , from Benjamin Alton to Alonzo and Marilla King of DeKalb County, Indiana, concerning his enlistment into the 13th Indiana Regiment as a hired substitute, description of camp life and camp fortifications, and a report of the capture of a railroad south of Richmond, Virginia, by Union troops.
In his letter, Alton directs mail to be sent to him in Company D, but the roster of Indiana soldiers states he served in Company A. Amelia County Va. Amelia County Militia enrollment records and unidentified cash account ledger, , , contains a militia enrollment ledger, , containing enrollment lists of persons eligible for militia service, including persons who applied for exemption from militia duty, persons applied to be detailed, persons exempt from militia duty on the basis of number of slaves owned or occupation, list of conscripts in Amelia County, and a list of free negroes.
Lists include date of enrollment, name, age, occupation, birth place, height, eye color, hair color, skin complexion, and how disposed i. Also recorded was a list of deserters and absentees in Amelia County, list of persons forwarded to Camp Lee in Petersburg; monthly reports providing lists of conscripts, persons exempt, and deserters. Loose papers include circulars requesting full accounts of all male free blacks, of all slaves impressed in the county; and a request to post notices as soon as possible.
Also a list of names with numbers beside them, possibly indicating number of slaves owned. First 10 pages of the volume is a business ledger, , possibly of Benjamin Bragg of Amelia County.
Ames, Lorin J. Letter, 3 November Letter, 3 November , from Dr. Lorin J.
Ames , while serving as a surgeon at a field hospital in City Point, Virginia, to his son Henry D. Ames b. Subjects include the weather, hospital conditions, and the suffering of the wounded. Anable, Gloria H. Miscellaneous receipts, Collection of Gloria Hollister Anable containing of several receipts signed by prominent Virginia statesmen of the 18th century which were collected by Union Chaplain Reverend Philander Hatch Hollister of the 29th Connecticut Infantry following the Confederate evacuation of Richmond.
According to a note by the donor, Gloria Hollister Anable, her paternal grandfather found the signatures in receipt books in the Virginia State House and sent them back home to Stamford, Connecticut. Includes a black and white photograph of Reverend Hollister and a photograph of the original framed receipts collected by him. Ancell family.