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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph M. Bryan Archives

Identifier: MSS 0106
Abstract Joseph M. Bryan (1896-1995) was an insurance executive, broadcasting pioneer, philanthropist, and important community leader in Greensboro, North Carolina.

The Joseph M. Bryan papers date from 1858 to 1995 (bulk 1900s) and contain correspondence, speeches, photographs, diplomas, publications, newspaper clippings, VHS video and assorted ephemeral items.
Dates: 1858 - 1995

Margaret L. Coit Papers

Identifier: MSS 0035
Abstract Margaret Louise Coit (1919-2003) was a historian, journalist and college professor best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, John C. Calhoun, American Portrait, published in 1950.The Margaret L. Coit Papers date from 1864 to 2003, with the majority of materials falling between 1921 and 1999. Formats include clippings, letters, manuscripts, personal notes, official documents, photographs, printed materials, diaries, ephemera, scrapbooks, and...
Dates: 1864 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1999

Richard Current Papers

Identifier: MSS 0053
Abstract Richard Nelson Current is a widely recognized Lincoln expert and American Civil War scholar who was a University Distinguished Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro from 1966 to 1983 and also served as the Head of the Department of History and Political Science of UNCG from 1955-1960.The Richard Current Papers date from 1930 to 2003 and consist largely of his correspondence as well as manuscripts of his writings. The collection includes materials...
Dates: 1930 - 2003

Mary J. Hill Collection

Identifier: WV 0422
Abstract Mary J. Hill was a Union nurse who worked at the Fairfax Seminary Hospital in 1865, during the American Civil War.
Dates: 1865; Other: Date acquired: 03/09/2008

Personal Correspondence, 1865

 File — Box 1
Identifier: WV 0422- File Box 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains eight letters written by Hill and one by her huysband Sgt. Willis Hill to their daughters Ella and Josephine. The letters contain information about the life of a Civil War nurse, the feelings of loneliness and sorry at being seperated from her family, and the soliders and staff she knew at the hospital.
Dates: 1865

Ramsey Family Papers

Identifier: MSS 0004
Abstract The Ramsey family was a prominent family of the slave-owning class with a mansion home in Mecklenburg, Tennessee during the Civil War era.

The Ramsey Family Papers date from 1797 to 1891 and consist chiefly of correspondence, along with autobiographical and genealogical notes and a small photograph of Sue Ramsey.
Dates: 1797 - 1891; Other: Majority of material found within 1860 - 1891