Essay, 1898, of William Baird of Essex County, Virginia, entitled The Dismemberment of Virginia. Bairds essay recounts the events leading up to Virginias participation in the American Civil War with the Virginia Convention of 1861, other events which followed include the Campaign for West Virginia and the later admission of the state to the Union in 1863.
Hill (1821-1889), of North Carolina, Arkansas, and Georgia, consisting of military papers and correspondence including commissions, orders, troop returns, and maps; academic correspondence and papers from Hills time as a professor of mathematics at Washington College (now Washington and Lee University) in Lexington, Virginia, and at Davidson College in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, and from his tenure as president of Arkansas Industrial University (now the University of Arkansas) in Little Rock, Arkansas, and as president of the Georgia Military and Agricultural College in Milledgeville, Georgia; personal correspondence with family, friends, and former colleagues of the Confederate army, containing reminiscences of service in the Mexican and Civil Wars, and personal business; also includes receipts, articles, clippings, poetry, essays, deeds, drawings (including one of the North Carolina Military Institute), transcripts, subscription lists to Hills magazine Land We Love, obituaries (including one of Hill), speeches, reports, and letter books.
Women Spies of the Civil War Essay - 1609 Words
Notebook, 1861-1862, of Ella Beville (1847-1932) of Dinwiddie County, Virginia, containing an essay on the cause of the Civil War; obituaries for Anna Maria Beville (1842-1862) of Dinwiddie County and James T.