Browse Items (223 total) for Civil War Diaries and Letters

W.B. Emmons was a soldier with the 34th Illinois Infantry during the Civil War. In his diary, he writes about the Atlanta Campaign, the end of the war, and Lincoln's assassination.

The papers of the Ward family consist primarily of letters written by George D. Ward to his sister Eliza Ward Phillips and his brother John Ward. There are also letters written to George from his father, Benjamin R. Ward, his uncle William, and…

Greenbury Vinson and Malachi Vinson were brothers of Clara Vinson Weaver. Maud was the daughter of James B. and Clara Vinson Weaver.

Wendell D. Wiltsie, a soldier in Company E of the 23rd Michigan Infantry, describes his experiences during the Civil War.

Wendell D. Wiltsie, a soldier in Company E of the 23rd Michigan Infantry, describes his experiences during the Civil War.

Wendell D. Wiltsie, a soldier in Company E of the 23rd Michigan Infantry, describes his experiences during the Civil War.

Re-enlistment, discharge, promotion, and furlough documents for James H. White and George L. White.

Letters written home from Union soldiers belonging the White family, dating from 1861-1865. The letters are mainly written by Ned and James Howell White from various camps and battlefields of the Civil War back to family members living in southeast…

Wilkerson, a young farmer in Hamburg, Iowa, was drafted into the 13th Iowa Infantry, Company C; he left behind his pregnant wife Sarahett to run the farm. He traveled by his estimate more than 5,000 miles to seven states and the District of Columbia…