Unidentified Author, Account Book, 1813–1814. 1 volume. Mss5:3UN3:37.
Kept by an unidentified author, this account book contains accounts and numerous printed clippings. Wartime items include a Richmond Whig article, 28 April 1862, regarding the fighting at New Orleans, La. (p. 34) and a printed map of Manassas and its vicinity (p. 26).
Unidentified Author, Diary, 1859–1863. 1 volume. Mss5:1UN3:5. Microfilm reel C622.
This diary, 1 January 1859–30 April 1863, kept by an unidentified member of the 36th Virginia Infantry Regiment, contains entries briefly describing daily activities of the unit in Monroe County (now W.Va.) and in Giles County.
Unidentified Author, Diary, 1862–1863. 1 volume. Mss5:1UN3:14.
Kept at Suffolk, Va., and New Bern and Washington, N.C., by a member of the 168th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment of the Union army, Department of Virginia, this diary, 18 October 1862–17 July 1863, contains entries describing camp life, marches, fortifications, and weather conditions.
Unidentified Author, Diary, 1864–1865. 1 item. Mss5:1UN3:12.
Contains an incomplete diary, kept by a unidentified author in Richmond. Included are entries concerning the Dahlgren raid, a meeting of the Confederate House of Representatives, and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference.
Unidentified Author, Essay, ca. 1885. 1 item. Mss7:1M3857:1.
Entitled "The History of Col. Thomas B. Massie's Ancestors & Life," this essay by an unidentified author offers a brief outline of Thomas B. Massie's service in the 12th Virginia Cavalry Regiment. Included are short descriptions of Massie's role in the 1862 Shenandoah Valley and Maryland campaigns.
Unidentified Author, Essay, n.d. 1 item. Typescript copy. Mss7:1EN368:1.
This collection contains a photocopy of a typed transcript of an undated postwar essay by an unidentified author concerning the wartime experiences of William English (1821–1876). Included are descriptions of English's service in Company C of the 1st Virginia Infantry Regiment at the first battle of Bull Run and of his involvement in the raising of an unidentified cavalry company in Richmond later in the war.
Unidentified Author, Essay, n.d. 1 item. Typescript copy. Mss7:1EN367:1.
Contains a photocopy of a typed, undated postwar essay by an unidentified author concerning the Civil War experiences of Robert Emmett English (1846–1922) of Richmond. Included are descriptions of English's service in Company D of the 3d Virginia Infantry Regiment, Local Defense Troops, against Union cavalry under Ulric Dahlgren (1842–1864) east of Richmond in 1864 and after the evacuation of the city in April 1865.
Unidentified Author, Memoir, n.d. 1 item. Mss5:1UN3:8.
An undated postwar memoir by an unidentified member of Company F of the 7th West Virginia Cavalry Regiment. Entitled "Fourteen Months in Prison," this memoir offers a description of the author's capture and his imprisonment at Scott Prison and Belle Isle, Richmond, Va., Andersonville and Savannah, Ga., and Charleston and Camp Florence, S.C.
Unidentified Author, Poem, 1881. 1 item. Photocopy. Mss2UN3a19.
A photocopy of a poem, [?] May 1881, entitled "Unforgotten," presenting a romantic and patriotic view of the departure for war of the 15th Virginia Infantry Regiment.
Unidentified Compiler, "Family Record of John McAnerney and Ellen Moore Marshall," [n.d.]. 1 item. Typescript copy. Mss6:1M1185:1.
This collection contains a photocopy of a typed transcript of biographical notes concerning John McAnerney (b. 1838) and Ellen Moore (Marshall) McAnerney (1847–1897) of New York, N.Y. John McAnerney's notes offer a description of his service in the 3d Alabama Infantry Regiment and in Company B of the 3d Virginia Infantry Regiment, Local Defense Troops. Among the events described in McAnerney's narrative are the battles of Hampton Roads and the Seven Days, the Dahlgren raid, the defense of Richmond against Union cavalry raids in 1864, and the evacuation of Richmond.
Unidentified Compiler, Scrapbook, 1861–1986. 1 volume. Mss5:7UN3:15.
Consists of a scrapbook, kept by an unidentified compiler, containing newspaper clippings chiefly concerning the death of Turner Ashby.
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Virginia Division, Boydton, Mecklenburg County, Chapter No. 157, Scrapbook, 1913–1957. 1 volume. Mss5:7UN33:1.
This collection contains a scrapbook, kept by members of the Boydton, Mecklenburg County, chapter (no. 157) of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Consisting primarily of newspaper clippings and other printed materials relating to the U.D.C., the scrapbook includes the following items: an article on the defense of Fort Gregg by A. K. Jones (possibly of the 2d Louisiana Infantry Regiment); the typed, undated recollections of experiences of John James Warren (1842–1918) as a member of Company F of the 14th Virginia Infantry Regiment at the battle of Gettysburg by his daughter, Grace Warren Gayle; the typed reminiscences of John Henry Gafford, formerly of Company A of the 3d Virginia Cavalry Regiment, concerning cavalry operations during the Spotsylvania campaign and the evacuation of Richmond on 2–3 April 1865; and the handwritten reminiscences of William Henry Harrison Crutchfield (1838–1935) concerning his experiences as a member of Company K of the 6th Virginia Infantry Regiment during the Appomattox campaign.
United States Army, Department of the James, 18th Corps, 3d Division, 1st Brigade, General Order, 1864. 1 item. Mss12:1864 November 12:1.
General Order No. 13, 12 November 1864, issued by Elias Wright (d. 1901), colonel of the 10th United States Colored Infantry Regiment, to his company officers concerning regimental conduct, inspections, hygiene, rations, and discipline.
United States Army, Department of Louisiana, Discharge, 1865. 1 item. Mss2SP444a1.
A discharge, 31 December 1865, issued by the Union army to Anderson Spight of Company I of the 55th Infantry Regiment, United States Colored Troops.
United States Army, Department of the Potomac, 6th Corps, Dispatches, 1865. 21 pp. Photocopies. Mss12:1864 March 27:1.
This collection contains official copies of dispatches and reports, 27 March–20 April 1865, to and from the 6th Corps of the Army of the Potomac concerning the final assaults on Confederate lines at Petersburg (2 April 1865) and the Appomattox campaign. Many of the dispatches are printed in theOfficial Records, ser. 1, 41: pts. i and iii.
United States Army, Department of Washington, Pass, 1861. 1 item. Mss12:1861 August 15:1.
A pass, 15 August 1861, issued to Edward M. Thomas by the Union army permitting him to travel within the lines of the Army of the Potomac.
United States Army, Provost Marshal, Certificate, 1862. 1 item. Mss2P5423a1.
A certificate, 2 October 1862, issued by the Union army provost marshal of New Orleans, La., to Eugenia (Levy) Phillips (1820–1901) declaring her to be an enemy of the United States.
United States Army, Provost Marshal, Papers, 1863–1866. 22 items. Mss4UN315b.
Contains papers relating to the operations of the Union army provost marshal's office in and around Richmond. Included are duty assignments, fuel requisitions, correspondence and reports concerning arrests, and clothing vouchers.
United States Army, 190th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, Poll Book, 1864. 1 volume. Mss12:1864 October 11:1.
The poll book, 1864, of Company D of the 190th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment containing votes cast during the election for the United States House of Representatives, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, and officials of Warren County, Pa.
United States Army, 203d Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, Poll Book, 1864. 1 volume. Mss12:1864 October 11:2.
The poll book, 1864, of Company A of the 203d Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment containing votes cast during the election for the United States House of Representatives, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, and officials of Lancaster County, Pa.
United States Army, 211th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, Poll Book, 1864. 1 volume. Mss12:1864 November 8:1.
Poll book, 8 November 1864, of Company G of the 211th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment containing votes cast while in camp at Bermuda Hundred during the presidential election by this Warren County, Pa., company.
United States Army, 6th New York Artillery Regiment, Company D, Records, 1862–1865. 244 items. Mss3UN3284a.
This collection contains the records, 1862–1865, of Company D of the 6th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment, concerning its operations in Virginia. Included are correspondence, accounts, special orders, muster rolls, payrolls, a deserter roll, equipment rolls, a clothing register, invoices, affidavits, furloughs, and discharges.
United States Army, 2d United States Artillery Regiment, Letterbook, 1861–1864. 1 volume. Mss12:1861 January 11:1.
This letterbook, 11 January 1861–13 September 1864, contains copies of official letters and reports concerning the daily operations of Fort Pickens, Fla. Included in the letterbook are communications between Union and Confederate officers regarding the Union army's decision to defend Fort Pickens following Florida's break with the Union. Correspondents include Adam J. Slemmer of the 1st United States Artillery, Harvey A. Allen of the 2d United States Artillery, and Braxton Bragg, then commanding Confederate forces in Pensacola, Fla., among others. Some of the materials are printed in the Official Records, ser. 1, 1.
United States Army, 2d United States Artillery Regiment, Letterbook, 1862–1864. 1 volume. Mss12:1862 May 17:1.
Kept by Frank H. Larned of Co. H of the 2d United States Artillery Regiment, this letterbook, 17 May 1862–30 June 1864, contains copies of official letters concerning daily operations of Fort Barrancas, Fla.
United States Army, 2d United States Colored Cavalry Regiment, Papers, 1864. 37 items. Mss12:1864:2.
Contains reports and requisitions, 1864, for clothing, camp, and garrison equipment for the 2d United States Colored Cavalry Regiment, kept by Walter D. Munson at Fort Monroe, Petersburg, and Portsmouth.
United States Army, 38th United States Colored Infantry Regiment, Muster Roll, 1865. 1 item. Mss12:1865 February 28:1 oversize.
A muster roll, 28 February–30 April 1865, containing the names, enlistment information, and pay records for the members of Company G of the 38th United States Colored Infantry Regiment.
United States Army Hospital, Old Point Comfort, Roster, 1863–1864. 1 volume. Mss12:1863 October 26:1.
This roster, 26 October 1863–17 May 1864, kept by Duncan S. Eliott of Company F of the 2d Battalion, 7th Massachusetts Volunteers, contains a record of Confederate prisoners hospitalized at Old Point Comfort. Included in each entry is the name, rank, unit, and medical condition of each soldier.
Upshaw Family Papers, 1848–1940. 81 items. Mss1UP75a.
This collection contains the papers of the Upshaw family of Charles City County. The papers of William Jeremiah Upshaw (b. 1823), a surgeon in the 3d Virginia Cavalry Regiment, include photocopies of pay vouchers, 1862–1865, for Upshaw's wartime service; a photocopy of a letter, 12 March 1863, from Upshaw to James Alexander Seddon (1815–1880) concerning Upshaw's request to resign from the army to provide for his family; photocopy of an order, 21 January 1864, issued to Upshaw assigning him to duty at a Confederate hospital at Abingdon; and photocopies of requisitions, 1862–1864, for food, clothing, and fodder issued to Upshaw (section 2).
Urquhart, Samuel A., Letter, 1904. 1 item. Mss2UR66a1.
A letter, 31 December 1904, from Samuel A. Urquhart concerning the escape of Union army prisoners from Libby Prison, Richmond, on 10 February 1864. The letter bears the letterhead of the Libby Prison Tunnel Association, which depicts the escape from the prison.
Ussery, Mary Livinia (Robertson), Papers, 1863–1864. 9 items. Mss2US75b.
This collection contains letters to Mary Livinia (Robertson) Ussery (1844–1926) of South Carolina from John C. Ussery of an unidentified unit and William Dudley Ussery (1841–1913) of the 2d South Carolina Infantry Regiment. John Ussery's letters briefly describe his life while a patient at Howard Grove Hospital in Richmond (b1–5 and 9). William Ussery's letters concern camp life at an undisclosed location and near Fredericksburg in April 1863 (b5–8).