Maryland -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Six letters, all datelined "Hispaniola," postmarked at Chesapeake City or Elkton, Maryland, addressed to Miss Maggie R. Thompson, Oxford, Pennsylvania, by "Prof. M. T. (Marion Theresa) Biddle." The correspondence is between two women and they talk of beaux, visiting relatives, education, weddings, and brief mentions of the Civil War.
Overview This collection consists of the journals of Leonidas Dodson (1822-1889), banker, teacher, and prominent citizen of Easton, Maryland. The journals are a rich source of information about local and national events, and about Dodson's church, civic, and work responsibilities. They consist of diary entries, extensive quotations and transcriptions, a number of laid-in materials, and information of Dodson's death. There are records of Dodson enslaving a woman named Emily for an unknown amount of time....
Overview This collection consists of the correspondence and business records of Isaiah S. and Martha Lang, New Hampshire farmers. It includes significant groupings of letters from Isaiah Lang's uncle, David M. Sanborn, a Baltimore physician, and from relatives farming on the Minnesota frontier. The letters from Sanborn are especially interesting in light of their particular references to economic and social conditions in a "border state" immediately before and during the Civil War.
Overview Willis A. Pomeroy was a 1st lieutenant with Company C, 1st Regiment, Heavy Artillery of the Connecticut Volunteers. He was stationed at Hagerstown, Downsville, and Williamsport, Maryland, during the early days of the Civil War. This collection consists of Pomeroy's letters to members of his family during his time in Maryland as well as a general order appointing him brigade commissary. In his letters Pomeroy describes the state of his health, his need for money to purchase a horse, and his...
Overview This collection consists of correspondence between Will and Tillie Sterling. During the Civil War, from February 1863 to February 1864, Will was stationed in Annapolis; for the last half of this period he was on mustering duty with the regiment there. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence from Tillie to her mother, A. V. Farquhar, in Philadelphia. The letters discuss personal and military affairs, occurrences of note, prisoners of war, slavery, and military officers and duties....