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Broun Family Civil War Letter Collection

 Collection
Collection number: ER-3-1
Scope and Contents A collection of handwritten Civil War era letters created by the Broun Family of Northumberland County, Virginia, between 1860-1864. Includes letters to and from: Broun, Bettie Lee, 1846-1927; Broun, Edwin, 1819-1904; Broun, Harriet C. Johnson, 1824-1908; Broun, William, Captain, 1842-1908; and others.Captain William Broun (1842-1908) was a captain in the 47th Virginia Infantry Regiment of the Confederate States of America Army. The letters begin while he is in attendance at the...
Dates: 1860-1864

Lieutenant Andrew McConnell Civil War Diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-12
Scope and Contents The diary was written in pocket-sized editions and each was sent home after it was completed.  The collection in the Valdosta State Archives has two folders, each containing an identical copy of the McConnell diary.  The diary is divided into five volumes, the last of which was written by John Albert Feaster Coleman after McConnell died.  Kathleen and Mary Bess Coleman and Julia and Mary Faucette owned four of the original volumes of the diary.  Donald Clayton owned one book, which he found...
Dates: 1861-1865