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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bound Manuscript Diary, Anne S. Frobel, 1861-1879

 Item — Box 109, Shelf: Closed Stacks
Identifier: RM-751, MS-4997
Scope and Contents Anne S. Frobel's father, John Jacob Frobel, was Ann Washington's music teacher, and lived for a short time at Mount Vernon (circa 1804-1806) with Bushrod and Ann Washington. The diary includes reminiscences of her childhood visits to Mount Vernon.Part I of the diary covers the Civil War years, 1861-1865. It constitutes almost 90% of the diary and deals with Anne and her sister Elizabeth's experiences as two female southern sympathizers alone on a farmstead, "Wilton Hill," outside of...
Dates: 1861-1879

Civil War diary of James A. Minish, 1861 September-1862 January

 Item — Box 97, Shelf: Bound Manuscripts/Ledgers
Identifier: 2019-SC-023
Scope and Contents

Manuscript diary of Civil War soldier Private James A. Minish, 105th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. With spiral-bound, typescript transcription of the diary and additional letters, edited and annotated by M. L. Brown. The diary includes descriptions of Minish's visits to Washington D.C. and Mount Vernon.

Dates: 1861 September-1862 January

Description of a Mount Vernon visit, George Clymans, 1865 May 11

 Item — Box 78, Folder: 1865.05.11
Identifier: RM-679; MS-4625
Scope and Contents

A.D.S. 7 pages. Description of a tour of the Mansion and grounds with fellow soldiers from Sherman's Army of the Tennessee.

Dates: 1865 May 11

List of property taken by Federal Forces from the Mount Vernon Farm of John Augustine Washington III, 1861 June 8

 Item — Box 78, Folder: 1861.06.08
Identifier: 2017-SC-010-006
Scope and Contents A list of property, including enslaved persons, reported to be taken by the 16th New York Regiment from John Augustine Washington III's farm near Mount Vernon. Although John Augustine sold the Mount Vernon mansion and grounds to the Mount Vernon Ladies Association in 1858, he retained property in the surrounding area. The list of slaves includes Jim Mitchell and Edmund Parker, who were later employed by the Mount Vernon Ladies Association, and Gabriel Johnson, who had escaped in 1845 and...
Dates: 1861 June 8