Found 5 collections related to United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate

Speed, Susan
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2839
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of Mrs. Susan Speed (née Mosby), great-grandmother of actress Beverly Sitgreaves, maintained in Virginia from 1861-1865. Entries primarily describe her sorrow at the death and destruction caused by the Civil War, along with her hopes for her... more
Edgerly, Samuel
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 894
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of Samuel Edgerly, merchant clerk in New York City, 1859-1860; migrated to Texas in 1860; service with the Confederate Army, 1862
Smith family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4829
1 folder (13 letters)
Thirteen holograph letters written by members of the Smith family of Virginia. Included are letters by J.W. Smith, a Confederate soldier, written to his brother Doyne while at camp at Petersburg, near Harrisburg, and near Gaines Crossroads in... more
Baxley, Catherine Virginia
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 229
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This diary and notebook was kept by Mrs. C[atherine] V[irginia] Baxley of Baltimore, Maryland after her arrest as a blockade runner for the Confederacy and during her confinement at the Old Capital Prison, Washington, D.C. from February 24-July 2,... more
Schary, Dore
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2687
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Dore Schary (1905-1980) was an American motion picture producer and playwright. Collection consists of letters written by Confederate Army soldiers in the U.S. Civil War. Most of the forty-one letters are from Henry Higginbotham, a private in the... more