This scrapbook was compiled by a Charleston, Massachusetts, resident. It contains Union songsheets, mourning cards, patriotic covers, and cartoons. Much of the information relates to Colonel Ephram E. Ellsworth whose death in May, 1861, caused a great up-swell in patriotic sentiment in the North.
HARRIS, JAMES W. M., PAPERS, 1857-1900. Topics include descriptions of the siege of Vicksburg, life in Richmond, life during the Civil War, and treatment of African Americans during the time period. Ms2000-085.
Janney, John. (November 8, 1798-January 5, 1872) was a lawyer, a member of the Whig Party in Virginia, delegate to the Virginia General Assembly from Loudoun County. He served as president of the Virginia Secession Convention in 1861.
William J. Pittenger diary written in 1863. Included in the images is a copy of a newspaper article dated January 6, 1957, that reviews the diary. Pittenger became a signal corpsman with the Union Army on its advance down the Mississippi River to Vicksburg.
Correspondence with Wall's brother-in-law, Waddy T. James, and one letter from James to his wife, Jennie. Also contains biographical information about James. James served in Virginia military during Civil War and in the Virginia legislature.