Found 2 collections related to Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

Whiting, John C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3316
1 linear foot (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Diaries recollect the personal experiences of John C. Whiting and his daughter Betty Whiting. John C. Whiting diaries, 1861-1863, cover his enlistment and daily military activities, many of which took place in eastern Virginia. Diaries, 1924-1969,... more
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