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Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: DCA collecting area. Do not use as an approved LC subject; see United States -- History --Civil War, 1861-1865 for this purpose.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Civil War Era Correspondence
Call Number: MS276
Overview: This collection contains correspondence related to political matters and the Civil War, sent by three New England residents (Joseph H. Barnes, Clark B. Baldwin, and W. E. Webster) between 1859 and 1864.
Dates: 1859 -- 1864
Civil War Scrapbook
Call Number: MS179
Scope and Contents: This collection contains one scrapbook of American Civil War memorabilia (such as postcards, currency, bonds, envelopes, and other records) and one 1864 issue of the Chronicle & Sentinel, a newspaper printed in Augusta, Georgia. The bulk of the collection’s materials are dated from 1861 to 1865.
Dates: 1861 -- 1915, bulk 1861-1865
Collection of Confederate State of America Materials
Call Number: MS191
Scope and Contents: This collection includes materials documenting the political and economic activities of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. The collection includes bills and amendments; bonds; correspondence; forms; notes; reports; speeches; a list of members of the Confederate States of America House of Representatives; Confederate States of America policy regarding the employment of African American troops; a blank muster roll; and a ledger listing legislative acts and joint...
Dates: 1861 -- 1865
Collection of Confederate States of America Legal Tender
Call Number: MS187
Scope and Contents: This collection contains currency, loans, bonds, and a stamp by the Confederate States of America, and two Civil War currency notes from Virginia banks.
Dates: 1861 -- 1865
Dickinson, Hill and Co. Slave Trade Records
Call Number: MS181
Scope and Contents: This collection contains correspondence and receipts from Dickinson, Hill and Co., a slave merchant and auctioneer firm based in Richmond, Virginia. The bulk of this collection’s materials are dated from 1850 to 1865.
Dates: bulk 1850 -- 1865, 1838 -- 1865
Harper's Illustrated Pictorial History of the Civil War
Call Number: MS185
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of one Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War. This monograph was published in 1894 by Star Publishing Company (Chicago, Illinois) and is an illustrated monograph of the history of the American Civil War (1861-1865).
Medford Historical Society Collection of Civil War Photographs
Call Number: MS267
Overview: The Medford Historical Society Collection of Civil War Photographs contains photographs of Civil War subjects, including landscapes and studio portraits of soldiers and veterans.
Dates: circa 1861 -- 1907, bulk circa 1861 -- 1865
Pre-Civil War and Civil War Southern Railroad Tickets and Receipts
Call Number: MS186
Overview: This collection contains railroad tickets for enslaved persons, the general public, and soldiers of the Confederate States of America. The bulk of the material in this collection is dated from 1859 to 1860. The railroad tickets are from Richmond, Virginia to several cities, including Montgomery, Virginia; Vicksburg, Virginia; and Selma, Alabama.
Dates: circa 1859 -- 1865
Report Regarding the 14th Massachusetts Infantry
Call Number: MS193
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of one 8-page handwritten report written by Colonel Commanding Brigadier of Artillery William Batchelder Greene on May 2, 1863. In this report to Brigadier General William Farquhar Barry, Greene contradicts Brigadier General James S. Wadsworth's report to the Secretary of War regarding the 14th Regiment of Massachusetts Infantry.
William H. Ryder Collection of Confederate History
Call Number: MS011
Scope and Contents: This collection largely consists of material collected by William H. Ryder, who traveled to Richmond as an agent of the Sanitary Commission in 1865 to collect material for the upcoming Sanitary Commission Fair. The material was donated to Tufts upon his death. Included are records of the Confederate government, letters, reports, receipts, loans, prison reports, Register of Treasury notes, a War registry, artifacts, and other materials pertaining to the Civil War. The bulk of the materials date...
Dates: bulk 1860 -- 1875, 1770 -- 1940