Found 7 collections related to United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons

Terrell, W. G
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2966
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Major W. G. Terrell kept this diary from July 9-12, 1874 while he was in prison in Burlington, Kentucky awaiting trial. In the reverse of the diary are memoranda of H. Buchanan recording stoppages of payments to officers and private of the United... 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
Rockafellar, Harry, 1840-1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17944
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Harry Rockafellar (1840-1875) was an American merchant, Civil War veteran, and commanding Colonel of the 71st Regiment, New York State National Guard, from 1869 to 1872. Harry Rockafellar was the son of Mary M. and Asa J. Rockafellar of... more
Williams, James S
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3334
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James S. Williams was a sergeant of the 114th Infantry Regiment, Company F, Volunteers during the American Civil War. He kept this diary from January 1-December 31, 1864. Entries describe maneuvers in Louisiana; being taken prisoner (April 9);... more
Van Lew, Elizabeth L., 1818-1900
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3135
.3 linear feet (1 box); 1 microfilm reel
Elizabeth L. Van Lew (1818-1900) was an American abolitionist and federal agent during the U.S. Civil War. She aided the Union cause by providing intelligence reports from Richmond, Virginia, where she lived. She helped Union prisoners escape from... more
United States Sanitary Commission
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3101
linear feet
The United States Sanitary Commission (USSC), 1861-1879, was a civilian organization authorized by the United States government to provide medical and sanitary assistance to the Union volunteer forces during the United States Civil War... more
Pierce, Charles E. (Charles Edgar), 1842-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24251
.23 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
Charles E. Pierce (1842-1907), a farmer from Oneida County, New York, served as a private in Company I of the 146th New York Infantry from 1862 to 1865 during the American Civil War. The Charles E. Pierce cash book, 1853-1879, contains a narrative... more