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America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia
Civil war manuscripts from the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, and the Hargrett Library (UGA).
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Annie E. Wall receipt
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Asher M. Talcott letters
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Athens Historic Newspapers Archive : Georgia Historic Newspapers
Searchable issues of Athens, Georgia newspapers from 1827 to 1922.
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Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive: Georgia Historic Newspapers
Searchable issues of Atlanta newspapers from 1857 to 1922.
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Auburn University Libraries' Civil War Diaries
This collection consists of collections of diaries from the Civil War era found in Special Collections and Archives. The diaries offer a unique look into the lives of common soldiers, spies and even a bodyguard of Abraham Lincoln.
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Auburn University Libraries' Civil War-Era Publications Collection
Civil War-era publications from the collection of the Auburn University Libraries.
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Auburn University Libraries' Civil War Letters
This collection consists of collections of letters from the Civil War era found in Special Collections and Archives. Letters include both private and official correspondence. Correspondents in the latter group include Rufus King and Ulysses S. Grant. Transcripts are provided for each handwritten page.
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Augusta Evans Wilson Papers
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Barnard's Photographic Views of the Sherman Campaign, ca. 1866
Albumen prints of Sherman's Campaign through Georgia, Tennessee, and the Carolinas taken by Brady Studio member, George N. Barnard from the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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Benjamin Hurd Letters
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Beyond the Shelf
Civil War-era monographs about Kentucky and written by Kentuckians.
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Broadsides from the Colonial Era to the Present at the South Caroliniana Library
Selected Civil War-era broadsides (posters, one page fliers, advertisements and other types of ephemera) from across many different South Caroliniana Library manuscript collections can be searched, viewed, read, and compared
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C.A. Carson letters
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C. W. Hale letter
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Caleb Henry Phillips letter
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Calvin Shedd Papers, 1862-1864
Correspondence of Calvin Shedd, Union soldier and member of Co. A, Seventh New Hampshire Regiment, dated from 1862 to 1864 and describing campaigns in South Carolina.
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Camp Nelson Photographic Collection
16 albumen prints of Camp Nelson, Kentucky taken by G.W. Foster and published in book form in 1864.
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Carroll County Photograph Collection
Photographs of Carrollton, Georgia at the turn of the twentieth century including scenery such as Adamson Square and the Fourth District A&M School.
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Cassius Clay Photographic Collection, 1866
12 albumen prints from an 1866 album owned by Kentucky legislator, Cassius Clay.
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Civil War and the American South: Vanderbilt University Libraries Digital Collection
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Civil War Archive - University of Mississippi
Civil War letters, diaries & images as well as Confederate documents from the University of Mississippi Archives & Special Collections.
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Columbus Enquirer: Georgia Historic Newspapers
Searchable issues of the Columbus Enquirer from 1828 to 1890.
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Confederate Broadsides
Poems written by Southerners and Confederate sympathizers during the Civil War.
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Confederate Imprints
A collection of materials printed in the Confederacy during the Civil War selected from the digitized materials made available by the Duke University Libraries through the Internet Archive.
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Confederate Imprints
Selected Confederate imprints from Emory University's collection
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Confederate Imprints Collections: Sheet Music
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Confederate Veterans Annual Yearbook Collection, 1924-1925; 1927
Confederate Soldier's Home of Georgia yearbooks from the 1920s documenting photos of the home and its residents in addition to a variety of advertisements from supporting organizations.
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Contrabands
Postal covers created during the Civil War most of which were in support of the Union.
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Cornelius C. Platter Civil War Diary, 1864-1865
A personal account of Sherman's march through Georgia and north through the Carolinas.
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Cyrus F. Jenkins Civil War Diary, 1861-1862
A personal account of life as a Confederate soldier during the early years of the war.
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David Tod proclamation
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E.C. Gray Letter
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Edward M. Willis letter
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Edwin Keiger Letters
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First-person Narratives of the American South
Southern diaries, autobiographies, memoirs, travel accounts, and ex-slave narratives of relatively inaccessible populations: women, African Americans, enlisted men, laborers, and Native Americans.
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FIU Civil War Collection
Published personal narratives of the Civil War participants from the collections of Florida International University.
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Florida and the Civil War
Primary sources about the American Civil War from the collections of the Department of Special & Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Library, University of Florida.
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Florida Digital Newspaper Library
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Francis William Kellogg Letter
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FSU Civil War Collection
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General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836-ca. 1890
Cabinet card portraits of Civil War officers
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George Benedict letter
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George Duncan Wells letterbook
Handwritten transcripts of letters (1861-1864) of commander of 34th Massachusetts Infantry. The letterbook consists of selections of letters written to family and friends from the various camps where he was stationed.
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George L. Bright Civil War Diary
Diary of 46th Ohio Volunteer Infantry band member, George L. Bright.
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George Mason University
Special Collections & Archives (SC&A) is the unit within the University Libraries charged with acquiring, documenting, preserving, and providing access to primary research collections and documents.
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Georgia Historic Books
Significant 19th and early 20th century books on the culture, history, biography, and literature of Georgia.
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Gilmer Civil War Maps Collection
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H. B. Hillen Letter
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H. Bandy Letter
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Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library Rare Map Collection
Civil War era maps held by the Hargrett Library at the University of Georgia.
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Henry L. Benning Civil War materials
Civil War era material of Confederate general and Georgia state supreme court justice Henry L. Benning
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Herbert E. Valentine Civil War Diary
Civil War Memoirs of Herbert E. Valentine, who served in the Union Army, 23rd Massachusetts Volunteers, Co. F.
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Hunt-Morgan House Deposit Photographs
Civil War-era photographs including photographs of men who served with General John Hunt Morgan.
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Intellectual underpinnings of the American Civil War
150 documents published between 1850 and 1865, primarily documenting Mississippi and Mississippians from many localities within the state, and containing subject matter that contributes to a better understanding of the non-military aspects of the Civil War.
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Isaac Milner Civil War Pass from British Government
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Isaac Shelby letter
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J.A. Bisaner Slave Bill-of-sale
Bill of sale dated January 2, 1865 for a slave named Loney
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J.D. Rence Letter
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Jacob Faser
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James Hall letter
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James S. Fruit, L.R. Burk, and John L. Blangy deposition
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James Thomas Murfee
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Jameson J. Berkey discharge
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Joel Maxon Letter
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John A. Vaughn Diary
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John Cocke papers, 1810-1899
Business correspondence, accounts, legal documents, and other materials (including the selling and purchasing of slaves) of this 19th century Marengo County, Alabama, plantation owner.
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John De Wolf Letter
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John H. Poor Letter
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John L. Boatwright letters
Twelve letters from John L. Boatwright, Confederate Army ordnance office, to his wife, 22 December 1863-14 May 1864.
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John R. Lynn letter
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Joseph Henry Lumpkin Family Papers
Antebellum letters to Callie Lumpkin King, wife of Alabama lawyer and plantation owner Porter King and daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin that touch on family life, local and national politics, marriage, and the social life in Athens, Georgia.
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Josiah and Amelia Gorgas Family Papers
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L. M. Denman letter
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Latimer N. Dike Diary
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Letter from A. S. Dickey, Tipton, Indiana, to his friend, December 12, 1869
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Letter from an unknown Union soldier, [location unknown], to unknown recipient, [location unknown], [date unknown]
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Letter from Billie to sister Maggie
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Letter from Lisa, Danvers, Massachusetts, to Belinda, August 15, 1869
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Letter from W. W. Duffield to Lewis Maney, Woodside, Pennsylvania, May 7, 1866
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Letters from Mother to Edmund Fish
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Levi and Harriet Dysinger Collection - Letters from the American Civil War
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Lipe Family Civil War Letters
Poems written by Southerners and Confederate sympathizers during the Civil War.
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Lippman Collection of Civil War Postal Covers
Postal covers are envelopes with printed designs commemorating an event, person, or cause. These postal covers were created during the Civil War in support of the Union, with one postal cover in support of the Confederacy. They were collected by Alfred S. Lippman of Morgan City, Louisiana, who donated them to the Louisiana Research Collection in 2009.
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Lucius D. Whaley letter
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Luther K. Casey letter
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Macon Telegraph: Georgia Historic Newspapers
Searchable issues of Macon Telegraph from 1826 to 1908.
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Manly Family Papers
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Milledgeville Historic Newspapers Archive: Georgia Historic Newspapers
Searchable issues of Milledgeville newspapers from 1808 to 1920.
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New South Newspaper: Port Royal & Beaufort, 1862-1866
Newspaper issues dating from 1862 to 1866 from the Port Royal and Beaufort South Carolina New South.
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Ninian Duncan letters
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O.A. Luckett Letters
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Patterson Family Papers
Wide assortment of documentation (including real estate indentures, correpondence, receipts for consumer goods and taxes, photographs, wills genealogical notes, and documents concerning the ownership of slaves) of a prominent, land-owning family in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina from 1761 to 1866.
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People of Old Mecklenburg
Broadside asking for North Carolinians' reactions to two articles reprinted from the Springfield journal of February 15, 1861.
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Porter-Rice Family Papers
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R.M. Rucker Letter
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R. Taylor letter
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Richard Lee Clark Collection, 1862-1865
Daily operations of the Union Army at their camp at Port Royal, S.C. from 1862 to 1865.
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Robert C. Caldwell Collection
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Robert Jemison, Jr. papers, 1797-1973
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Robert McMillan Letter
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Robert Toombs, Letters to Julia Ann DuBose Toombs, 1850-1867
correspondence from Robert Toombs to his wife, Julia Ann DuBose Toombs in Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia from 1850-1867 from the collections of the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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S.R. Norton letters
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S.W. Lowe Letter
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Samuel McMahan Treason Indictment and Summonses
Consists of one indictment of treason issued by the State of Tennessee Circuit Court for Samuel M. McMahan and 13 summonses for McMahan that were sent to the Sherriff of Sevier County, Tennessee, between the years of 1865 and 1868.
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Samuel Richmond Caffee Papers
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Sanford M. Curlis Letter
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Sanger Historical Files (1859-1865), Excerpts
Records of Medical College of Virginia and its hospital during the Civil War.
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South Carolina in the Civil War
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Special Collections Manuscripts, University of Tennessee
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State of Georgia bond
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Tennessee Documentary History, 1796-1850
Once complete, this site will feature two-thousand documents and images relating to the history of antebellum Tennessee. The digital collection will draw the best resources from several libraries throughout the state.
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Thomas B. Hall Letter
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Torrance and Banks Family Papers
Selected documents about concerning the extensive mercantile, planting, and milling operations at Cedar Grove plantation in northern Mecklenburg County, N.C. of the Torrance family.
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Troup County Superior Court Records
Records of the Superior Court of Troup County, Georgia from 1827 to 1900
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Union soldier letter (II)
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University of Alabama at Birmingham, Mervyn H. Sterne Library
Digitized books made available by the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Mervyn H. Sterne Library through the Internet Archive which include general information from this era; essays and letters depicting the culture and environment during this period; and discussions about the political aspects of the Civil War. .
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University of Central Florida
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University of Maryland, College Park Libraries' Civil War-Era Publications Collection
Civil War-era publications from the collection of the University of Maryland, College Park Libraries.
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V.M. Elmore Letters
Four letters sent from this Montgomery, Alabama, officer in the 1st Alabama Cavalry describing troop movements, skirmishes, battles, and life in the camp, as well as the Jewish soldiers from Montgomery.
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Vanishing Georgia
Historically significant photographs of people, places, and structures from Georgia's past from the Vanishing Georgia Collection at the Georgia Archives.
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Virginia Tech University Libraries
Civil war correspondence from Union soldiers fighting in Virginia and from Virginians in the Confederate Army.
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A.W. Dwight Letter
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W.H. Wait letter
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Waveland State Shrine Photographic Collection, 1861-1865
The Waveland State Shrine Photographic Collection, 1861-1865 consists of 36 images of Civil War soldiers and dignitaries.
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Wilkes Family Papers
Documents related to the Charlotte-area Wilkes family's business transactions, specifically the purchase of slaves.
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William K. Bachman ordnance return and muster roll, 1864
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William Quayle correspondence
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William S. Mortimer letter
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Woodward Family Papers
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