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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Alonzo Ferdinand Ickis Diary

 Collection
Identifier: M1612
Scope and Contents

Diary of experiences with Colorado Volunteers during Civil War, serving in Colorado and New Mexico. Also some Ickis family data.

Dates: October 27, 1861-October 22, 1862, June 4-7, 1863

DODGE FAMILY PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: WH119
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Dodge Family papers date from 1850 – 1903. Family members whose papers are included in the collection are husband and wife; Sylvanus, and Julia Teresa Dodge, their children; Grenville, Nathan P., and Julie, and Grenvilles’ wife; Annie Dodge. Material in the collection includes personal correspondence, business papers and correspondence, and diaries. The contents of the papers includes information on the building of the Iowa Railroad, Civil War activities, building of the Texas and...
Dates: 1850-1903

Frank H. Mayer oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH81
Scope and Contents

Reminiscenses about being a soldier in the Civil War and his experiences in the old West, Europe, Egypt and Mexico. Included are tales of Buffalo Bill and George Custer.

Dates: Check date

Gilbert family papers

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS WH1457
Scope and Contents

Computer printout of genealogy of Gilbert family prepared by Cecil W. Taff of Aurora, Colo. Includes copies of Civil War correspondence.

Dates: Check date

J. A. Young diary

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M1890
Scope and Contents

Diary contains daily accounts of the United States Union Army during Civil War, descriptions of events and people.

Dates: Check date

J. G. Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: WH52
Scope and Contents Collection contains notes in pencil recalling interview with Ulysses S. Grant during the General's visit to Colorado (1880); journal/autobiography (1865-1866) tells of his birth in Tennessee, brief description of childhood, narrative on his views of slavery and religion, recalls his service during the Civil War in the Confederate Army, Western Division, beginning in December 1861; scrapbook contains clippings, announcements, correspondence, programs about activities and members of Colorado...
Dates: 1865-1918

James W. Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WH10
Scope and Contents

Collection contains Anderson's Civil War diary (1863-1865), correspondence (copies of two letters), scrapbook contains letters, clippings, documents, etc. concerning James W. Anderson and his family, probably compiled by his son Archer Royal Anderson (1861-1933); microfilm (Mflm101) contains scrapbook.

Dates: 1818-1930

JOSIAH M. RICE PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: WH1687
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Rice's vivid, detailed descriptions fill his diaries. The descriptions in the two diaries chronicle the daily life of Union troops including their food, uniforms, sleeping conditions and pay. Unaccustomed to the South, Rice describes the appearance and attitudes of slaves and the effect of the Emancipation Proclamation. Other topics discussed include telegraphing with mirrors, encounters with the enemy, illnesses and suicides of the troops. In pencil, he also drew local scenery to illustrate...
Dates: TBD