Skip to main content

Add or remove other collections to your search:



Narrow your search by:



You've searched: Civil War

  • Format: letters
(506 results)



Display: 20

    • Letter: Zebulon Baird Vance to Harriett N. Espy, March 15, 1851

    • 1851-03-15
    • Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence; Love-letters; Courtship--North Carolina--History--19th century; Students--North Carolina;
    • Letter from Zebulon Baird Vance to Harriett N. Espy, dated March 15, 1851, in which Vance asks Espy's permission to write her more fully. This item is part of the private correspondence of Zeb Vance, Confederate colonel, governor (1862-1865,...
    • Letter: Zebulon Baird Vance to Harriett N. Espy, April 2, 1851

    • 1851-04-02
    • Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence; Love-letters; Courtship--North Carolina--History--19th century; Students--North Carolina;
    • Letter from Zebulon Baird Vance to Harriett N. Espy, dated April 2, 1851, in which Vance declares his love for Espy and asks for a quick reply from her to his letter. This item is part of the private correspondence of Zeb Vance, Confederate...
    • Letter: Zebulon Baird Vance to Harriett N. Espy, May 20, 1851

    • 1851-05-20
    • Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence; Love-letters; Courtship--North Carolina--History--19th century; Students--North Carolina;
    • Letter from Zebulon Baird Vance to Harriett N. Espy dated May 20, 1851. Vance had previously written to Espy to declare his love for her. In this letter he reacts to a letter from her in which she politely rejected his advances. He closes his...
    • Petition to the North Carolina General Assembly from Currituck County citizens, 1861 [referencing...

    • 1861
    • Currituck County (N.C.)--Politics and government; Slavery--United States--History--19th century; Slavery--North Carolina--History; North Carolina--History--19th century; Slave insurrections--United States--History--19th century; African...
    • Petition to the North Carolina General Assembly from Currituck County citizens. The writers of the petition ask the General Assembly to either expel from the state or to enslave all free African Americans, citing that “having at all times free...
    • Anson County Petition for Convention, Jan. 1861

    • 1861-01
    • Anson County (N.C.)--Politics and government; North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ellis, John Willis, 1820-1861; Secession--North Carolina; Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence;
    • Anson County citizens petition Governor John W. Ellis to convene the General Assembly in order to call for a secession convention. This item was scanned as part of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration at the North Carolina State...
    • Letter: J. S. Cantwell to Gov. J. W. Ellis, Jan. 1861

    • 1861-01
    • North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ellis, John Willis, 1820-1861; Secession--North Carolina; Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence;
    • Letter from J. S. Cantwell to Gov. Ellis saying that Cantwell has received the governor's order to surrender Fort Caswell and that he will comply. This item was scanned as part of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration at the North...
    • Governor's Letter Book: copies of letters relating to the unauthorized seizure of Fort Caswell,...

    • 1861-01-10; 1861-01-11
    • North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ellis, John Willis, 1820-1861; Secession--North Carolina; Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence;
    • Series of letters copied into letter book of Gov. John W. Ellis. The letters discuss the governor's reactions to the unauthorized seizure of Fort Caswell and include letters from Graham Daves, Private Secretary, writing by order of John W. Ellis...
    • Letter: Governor John W. Ellis to W. M. B. Hartley

    • 1861-02-14
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies;
    • Governor John W. Ellis writes to W. M. B. Harttey, with instructions on where to send some pistols.
    • Letter: North Carolina General Assembly representatives to the Peace Conference to Governor Ellis,...

    • 1861-02-27
    • North Carolina. General Assembly; North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ellis, John Willis, 1820-1861; Secession--North Carolina; Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence;
    • Letter to Governor Ellis from the delegation sent to the Peace Conference. The failed “Crittenden Compromise” in the lame duck session of the Thirty-Sixth Congress brought about one final attempt at a political solution to save the Union. ...
    • Governor's Correspondence: Resignation of D. Froneberger as Cleveland County Justice of the Peace,...

    • 1861-03-18
    • North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ellis, John Willis, 1820-1861; Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence; Cleveland County (N.C.)--History, Local;
    • Letter of resignation from D. Froneberger to Governor Ellis. Froneberger states that, based on his personal feelings toward the Union, he must resign as Cleveland County Justice of the Peace. This item was scanned as part of the American Civil War...
    • Governor's Correspondence: Arkansas Resolutions, March 28, 1861

    • 1861-03-28; 1861-03-20;
    • North Carolina. General Assembly; North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Secession--North Carolina; Ellis, John Willis, 1820-1861; Secession--North Carolina; Governors--North...
    • Resolutions for Secession by Arkansas and correspondence from David Walker, President of the State Convention of Arkansas, to the governor of North Carolina inquiring as to the status and future plans of North Carolina related to secession. This...
    • Letter: Cadet Paul Faison to his father regarding resigning his commission at West Point, April 12...

    • 1861-04-12; 1861-04-14
    • North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; Secession--North Carolina; United States Military Academy; Confederate States of...
    • The Faisons were among the first settlers of Northampton County and owned land and a plantation near the town of Jackson, the county seat. Herod and Gulielma Shepherd Faison's seven children included Paul Fletcher who was a cadet at West Point just...
    • Letter: George A. Williams to his wife Mary Williams, April 15, 1861

    • 1861-04-15
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military life; Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 7th;...
    • George A. Williams writes a letter to his wife to let her know she can’t come see him at this time but hopes she will be able to soon. Pvt. Williams was from Wake County and served in Co. G, 7th Regiment, North Carolina State Troops.
    • Letter: John N. Cunningham to George L. Cunningham, Sr., June 22, 1861

    • 1861-06-22
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources; Food; Soldiers--Correspondence;
    • John Cunningham writes his uncle in Haywood County, relating his and George's health, and describing the drilling field and camp provisions, and tells how he misses the family.
    • Letter: Peter Poteet to Francis Marion Poteet, July 16, 1861

    • 1861-07-16
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Big Bethel, Battle of, Va., 1861; Soldiers--Correspondence; Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources; Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861 May-Nov.);...
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis Poteet's 40-year-old brother Peter served as a private in Co. G, 1st N.C. Infantry under Col. D.H. Hill at Yorktown in 1861. Peter describes his health, the Battle of Bethel Church, his feelings after hearing of the...

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK