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

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

American Home Missionary Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 014
Scope and Contents The records of the American Home Missionary Society contain correspondence, both incoming and outgoing, and printed matter. The collection documents the financial and administrative aspects of the Society, as well as the personal activities of and issues faced by its missionaries. Immigrant and frontier communities are also detailed within the letters and reports by missionaries.The strength of the American Home Missionary Society records is contained within the incoming and...
Dates: Created: 1816-1907; Other: Majority of material found in 1826-1894; Other: Date acquired: 07/21/1969

Evans J. Casso collection

Identifier: 075
Content Description

Evans Joseph Casso (1914-1996) was an amateur historian, author and lecturer from Donaldsonville and New Orleans, Louisiana. He served as president of the Civil War Roundtable of New Orleans at Tulane University.The collection contains historical writings on Henry McCall's Evans Hall Plantation, a study of Reconstruction-era educator Emerson Bentley, and the diary of a Donaldsonville cannoneer, Romain Octave Landry, transcribed by Casso, as well as clippings and other research materials.

Dates: 1861-1988

W. H. Corkhill papers

Identifier: 2474-1
Content Description

Civil War-era pay voucher for W. H. Corkhill, hospital chaplain and superintendent of contrabands.

Dates: Other: 1864

Detiege-Honore Family papers

Identifier: 2460
Content Description This small collection consists predominantly of photocopies of original documents collected about the history of the Detiege-Honore family of St. Martinville, Louisiana. Most materials concern Emile Detiege, a Civil War veteran and politician during the Reconstruction period who served in both the Louisiana State Senate and the Louisiana House of Representatives. Detiege was a free man of color, and he organized a battalion of Black troops, the First Regiment, Corps d'Afrique in 1862. He...
Dates: Other: 1873-1950

Samuel Ralph Harlow papers

Identifier: 167
Scope and Contents This collection documents the life, career, and interests of Samuel Ralph Harlow, who was a Congregational clergyman, missionary to the Near East, and professor of religion and Biblical literature at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. The collection is comprised largely of correspondence (ca. 3800 items), along with diaries, sermons, poems, prayers, manuscripts of Harlow's books, other writings, scrapbooks, and other papers that relate to Harlow's interest in the afterlife and...
Dates: Created: 1862-1970; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1977