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Confederate States of America

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred S. Lippman collection of Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-993
Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of Antebellum and Civil War letters collected by donor Al Lippman. The letters were primarily written by Union soldiers in the south to their families in the north. The letters describe news of skirmishes and fighting, daily camp life, illness and disease, slavery and opinions and observations about their experiences. Many of the letters were written by soldiers stationed in Louisiana. The collection also contains 41 Civil War postal covers.

Dates: 1848-1866

Charles P. Roland papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-364
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of professional papers of Dr. Charles P. Roland, particularly materials relating to his 1964 biographical work titled Albert Sidney Johnston

Dates: 1962-1964

George Colmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-753
Scope and Contents The collection contains the daily journal of George Colmer's medical practice in Springfield, Louisiana, from 1859-1878. There is also a scrapbook created by Colmer of local and national events (1849-1878) with news clippings pasted in a journal noting garden crops, personal activities, weather, and local occurrences. In addition, there are broadsides and seed catalogues that were removed from the volumes and are now in folders in the collection. In addition to these, there are also...
Dates: 1842-1944; Other: Majority of material found within 1859-1870

George Moorman papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-642
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, Confederate memorabilia, certificates, flyers, pamphlets, reports, photocopies of newspaper clippings, and reunion notices that pertain to the political, business, and civic activities of George Moorman (1841-1902). He served with distinction during in the Confederate Army, earning the status of Colonel. He later became sheriff of Madison County, Mississippi before moving to New Orleans where he joined the law firm of Payne,...
Dates: 1864-1891

John P. Dyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-77
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of material from former Tulane University College dean John P. Dyer, including personal correspondence, materials from New Orleans Rotary, ephemera from Tulane Night Performances, as well as his publication research and portions of some manuscripts. Also included are his reference materials on the Civil war and the Confederacy, night and adult colleges, a Bible, as well as two scrapbooks and three plaques.

Dates: 1878-1968 (bulk: 1951-1966)

M. Jeff Thompson papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-72
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, commissions, diaries, photographs, clippings, currency, stocks, legal documents, certificates, a wallet, biographical information, and other items relating to Confederate Brigadier General Meriwether Jeff Thompson, and other members of the Thompson family of Missouri and Louisiana. Included are handwritten secret codes used by the Confederate Army.

Dates: 1848-1959

Martin L. Sloane papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-576
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of personal papers of Martin L. Sloane of Louisiana. Included are Confederate military orders and post-war amnesty oaths, certificates from the offices of Louisiana governors Murphy James Foster and Francis Tillou Nicholls, twentieth-century photostatic copies of death certificates, a wallet belonging to M. L. Sloane, and photographs including a tin-type and a funereal pin.

Dates: 1863-1965