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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: American Civil War (1861-1865) Civil War (U. S. : 1861-1865) War between the States (1861-1865) War of Secession (U.S. : 1861-1865) War of the Rebellion (1861-1865)

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Battle of Olustee: Olustee Battlefield Site and Reenactment [Web Archive], 2022

 Digital Work
Collection number: 97D7B37A-5100-9685-43B4-C493C6A23519
Dates: Acquired: October 12, 2022

Co. D, 50th Georgia Regiment, Infantry, “Valdosta Guards” Roster

 Digital Work
Collection number: 80E42DBD-215B-24A0-4D4A-5D1583AC28F3
Dates: Usage: 1862-03-04 - 1865-04-09

Electronic Records: Letters of General Joseph R. Hawley written to Charles Dudley Warner, 1847-1896, November 11, 1929 - February 24, 1930, 2022

 File — [Barcode: 7C206BBA-8C40-FCB8-4F47-CE3DE34891C1]
Collection number: MS/67/ER001
Scope and Contents Letters of General Joseph R. Hawley held in the Valdosta State University ArchivesLetters of Joseph Hawley written to Charles Dudley Warren, lifelong friend and fellow newspaperman.Hawley's letters to Warren were published in the Hartford Daily Times from November of 1929 to February of 1930. The letters range from January of 1847 to May of 1896. The newspaper also has some biographical and narrative information. The time span covers Hawley’s...
Dates: 1847-1896; Publication: November 11, 1929 - February 24, 1930; Digitized: 2022

Broun Family Civil War Letter 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

Georgia Publications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-63
Scope and Contents These papers consist of periodicals from Georgia in the 1800s to the early 1900s. Periodicals dated before and during the Civil War promote the view of pro-slavery and updates of the Confederate States during the war. After the war, the periodicals turn to more domestic issues, such as education for children and common medical issues.  Many of the periodicals contain information pertaining to agriculture and new ways and techniques to approach...
Dates: 1839 - 1979

Interview with Bill Smith, March 23, 2000

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 050_smith-bill
Collection number: PRJ1014-050
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Bill (William Lawrence) Smith, March 23, 2000. Valdosta (Ga.). Fieldworker: Marneth Andagan. Audio file digitized from cassette tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. Topics include music and Civil War reenactments.Notes: Student paper for spring 2000, Laurie Sommers, instructor. Student paper on file. Also a member of the Rebelaires which plays for Civil War re-enactments and...
Dates: March 23, 2000

Knight, W.W. Letter to Mary E. Carroll. 12 Oct. 1861

 Digital Record
Collection number: ms52b1f1
Dates: Digitized: October 12, 1861

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

Oath of Allegiance to the United States

 Collection — Folder 1
Collection number: MS-39
Scope and Contents This oath of allegiance was signed after the Civil War ended by Confederate soldiers affirming they would be loyal to the Union and "defend the Constitution of the United States".Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to elucidate the past. We recognize that users may encounter some items within these collections that contain offensive language, viewpoints, imagery or other forms of objectionable...
Dates: 1860's

Slavery and the War: A Historical Essay, 1863

 Item — Box 1, Item: 14
Collection number: Item 14
Scope and Contents

Henry Darling (1823-1891). "Slavery and the War: A Historical Essay" (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1863).

Dates: Created: 1863

Valdosta State University Archives General Files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-15-7-1
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the General Files of Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. These include the Policies Procedures and Reports of Archives as well as papers concerning certain collections, displays, and projects.

Dates: 1995 - 2015

Video 8: AAS 2001 Lecture Series # 3: The Georgia Flag: Is It an Issue?. 2001/02/15.

 Video Cassette — Box 5, video_cassette: 8
Collection number: 8
Scope and Contents

Guest lecturer Tim Livingston discusses issues surrounding changing the Georgia flag. People: Hardin, Shirley; Williams, David; Saeger, Richard, Bell, Ashley - student body president.

Dates: 1995 - 2005

William W. Knight Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-52

William W. Knight was born around 1829 in what is today Berrien County, Ga.  He married Mary E. Carroll in 1855 and they conceived a daughter, Lillian Melissa, on March 22, 1862.

Knight was the son of Levi Knight and Ann Clements/Herrin.

He enlisted in the army on October 1, 1861.  Knight served in the 29th GA infantry in company K.

He was 6 feet in height, with dark hair and blue eyes. 

He died December 27, 1863.

Dates: 1861-1863; Acquired: 1985-01-03