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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

37th Regiment Civil War Collection, 1861-1897

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-2022-012
Abstract

This collection contains letters, correspondence, and financial records that were once part of John B. Nicholson’s estate in Charlotte, NC. Nicholson was a Civil War Infantryman from the 37th Regiment Co. I who fought under the leadership of General Daniel Harvey (DH) Hill.

Dates: 1861 - 1897

Cornelia Beery Fore Collection, 1864-1944

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-2021-037
Abstract

This collection contains documents that cover Mrs. Cornelia Beery Fore’s (Mrs. J.A. Fore) work as the historian for the United Daughters of the Confederacy. It consists primarily of historical research and collected testimonies pertaining to the United States Civil War as well as genealogical research into Fore’s own lineage. Included as well are letters and other documents from the life of her daughter, Ms. Cornelia (Cornie) Fore. Materials are dated 1864-1944 and are in good condition.

Dates: 1864 - 1944

United Confederate Veterans Collection, 1861-1932

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-2020-009
Abstract

The United Confederate Veterans organization was founded in 1889 to unify the all of the separate groups of confederate veterans, provide relief for veterans and their families, and erect monuments. Reunions were held each year in various southern locations, with the last held in Norfolk, Virginia, in 1951 (as of 2016).

This collection includes artifacts, documents, newspaper clippings, and publications. Materials are dated 1861-1932.

Dates: 1861 - 1932

William Erskine Ardrey Civil War Diary, 1862-1864

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-2022-013
Abstract William Erskine Ardrey (1839-1907) was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. He enlisted in the Confederate Army as a Private in Company K, 30th North Carolina Infantry, later advanced to Captain, and served for the duration of the war. Following the war’s end, he was a farmer and served as a representative in the State Legislature. Captain Ardrey was buried in the Harrison United Methodist Church Cemetery in Pineville. This collection contains a typewritten copy of William Erskine...
Dates: 1862 - 1864