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Collection Number: 00150-z

Collection Title: Civil War (Federal, Miscellaneous) Papers, 1860-1890

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 50 items)
Abstract The collection contains miscellaneous papers relating to United States forces during and immediately after the Civil War, including United States naval orders and correspondence, 1863-1865; muster rolls and pay rolls, 1864; a United States Bureau of Information manuscript, 1863, listing the organization of the Army of Northern Virginia; a narrative report of signal activities at Beaufort, N.C., in connection with seige of Fort Macon, N.C., 1862; a manuscript outline of General George Stoneman's last cavalry raid, 1865, written in 1867 by a participant; maps of waterways in Vicksburg, Miss., and Savannah, Ga.; an account of the siege of Fort Pulaski, Ga., by a member of the 48th New York Infantry Regiment, which operated siege guns on Jones and Daufuskie Island, S.C.; a Union soldier's description of treatment in "rebel jails," 1865; a letter of complaint regarding the federal occupation of the North Carolina Military Institute, 1865; and miscellaneous pictures, biographical sketches, and other papers.
Language English.
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Civil War (Miscellaneous Federal) #150-z, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Miscellaneous single items are placed in this collection if they relate to the Civil War, but are not suitable for collections of Confederate papers or for Federal Soldiers Letters. Additions of May 1957 and September 1957 received from Winston Broadfoot. Addition of November 1959 purchased from Charles Hamilton. Addition of April 1962 received from Leland Stanford Montgomery, Jr., of New Orleans, La. Addition of November 1962 purchased from American Library Service, New York, N.Y. Addition of March 1968 purchased from Carnegie Book Shop, New York, N.Y. Addition of June 1968 transferred from the Map Room of the Library. Addition of 1978 purchased from the Manuscript Company of Springfield, Va. Addition of 1979 purchased from Autos and Autos of Elizabeth City, N.C. Additions of 1986 purchased from Cohasco, Inc., of Yonkers, N.Y. (Acc. 86143 and 86174). Addition of 1991 purchased from William Marvel of Galvanized Yankee Bookshop of South Conway, N.H. (Acc. 91026). Addition of 2004 purchased from Robert Ciz-Madia (Acc. 99709).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The collection contains miscellaneous papers relating to United States forces during and immediately after the Civil War, including United States naval orders and correspondence, 1863-1865; muster rolls and pay rolls, 1864; United States Bureau of Information manuscript, 1863, listing the organization of the Army of Northern Virginia; narrative report of signal activities at Beaufort, N.C., in connection with seige of Fort Macon, N.C., 1862; manuscript outline of General George Stoneman's last cavalry raid, 1865, written in 1867 by a participant; maps of waterways in Vicksburg, Miss., and Savannah, Ga.; an account of the siege of Fort Pulaski, Ga., by a member of the 48th New York Infantry Regiment, which operated siege guns on Jones and Daufuskie Island, S.C.; a Union soldier's description of treatment in "rebel jails," 1865; a letter of complaint regarding federal occupation of the North Carolina Military Institute, 1865; and miscellaneous pictures, biographical sketches, and other papers.

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Contents list

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About 50 items.
Folder 1

Additions of 1957, 1959, 1962, 1968 #00150-z, Series: "Civil War (Federal, Miscellaneous), 1860-1890." Folder 1

United States naval orders and correspondence, 1863-1865; narrative report of signal activities at Beaufort in connection with seige of Fort Macon, 1862; manuscript of General George Stoneman's last cavalry raid, 1865, written by a participant in 1867; and other papers.

Oversize Paper OP-150/1-3

OP-150/1

OP-150/2

OP-150/3

Muster rolls and pay rolls for 1st Infantry Regiment of North Carolina Union Volunteers and 2nd Infantry Regiment of North Carolina Union Volunteers, 1864 #00150-z, Series: "Civil War (Federal, Miscellaneous), 1860-1890." OP-150/1-3

Oversize Paper OP-150/5-6

OP-150/5

OP-150/6

Maps of Vicksburg and Savannah waterways, circa 1862-1864 #00150-z, Series: "Civil War (Federal, Miscellaneous), 1860-1890." OP-150/5-6

Folder 2

Additions of 1978 #00150-z, Series: "Civil War (Federal, Miscellaneous), 1860-1890." Folder 2

"Sketches of Army Life: Siege of Fort Pulaski (Georgia)"

Oversize Paper OP-150/4

Muster roll, Company B, 46th Regiment Infantry (colored), United States Army, 1864 #00150-z, Series: "Civil War (Federal, Miscellaneous), 1860-1890." OP-150/4

Folder 3

Additions of 1986 #00150-z, Series: "Civil War (Federal, Miscellaneous), 1860-1890." Folder 3

"Report of Persons and Articles Employed and Hired" (Hilton Head, S.C.); a Union soldier's description of treatment in "rebel jails," 1865.

Folder 4

Addition of 1991 #00150-z, Series: "Civil War (Federal, Miscellaneous), 1860-1890." Folder 4

"History of Leonard G. Gorman Army Life," 1890.

Folder 5

Addition of 2003 #00150-z, Series: "Civil War (Federal, Miscellaneous), 1860-1890." Folder 5

A letter of complaint regarding federal occupation of the North Carolina Military Institute, 1865.

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Oversize papers (OP-150/1-6)

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: SHC Staff

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, February 2010

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