Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection includes letters, soldier's passes, receipts, notes, articles, diaries, broadsides, a military record, poems, military orders, an oath of allegiance, a proclamation, memoirs, rosters, and a muster roll.
This collection includes a variety of records relating to the Confederate Army. It includes documents such as Mississippi transportation vouchers, bonds, and receipts. It also contains correspondence (orders), pay vouchers for soldiers, armament and ammunition reports, requisitions, forms, appointments, and other reports. Correspondence and other records originated from various Confederate states including Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, Texas, and Virginia.
In this collection, there are eight letters dated 1861-1862 from Nicholas Herron to Anne McCarthy, New Orleans, describing camp life with the Confederate Army at Camp Moore, Fairfax, Virginia, Camp Carondelet, and other sites. The remainder of the correspondence consists chiefly of letters to Stella Herron from "M.W.", "Cousin Sue", and "Bella" about family affairs. There are also sketches and postcards in the collection.
This collection contains the Civil War diary of Lt. John M. Galbraith of the Washington Artillery, family correspondence, newspaper clippings and other items. The diary describes camp life, meetings with relatives, and includes a roster of soldiers. Galbraith was wounded at the Battle of Drewry's Bluff on May 16, 1864, and died on September 19, 1864.