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Alexander and Ramsey families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0162
Abstract

Consists mostly of the correspondence of William Davidson Alexander, Susan Amelia Ramsey Alexander and James Gettys McGready Ramsey. Includes letters, deeds, estates records and genealogical information.

Dates: 1815 - 1940; 1860 - 1879

Rufus Clay Barringer papers

 Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 223
Identifier: MS0223
Abstract

Items relating to Confederate General and Charlottean Rufus Clay Barringer. Photocopies of newspaper and periodical articles and a copy of Barringer's diary while imprisoned at Fort Delaware in 1865.

Dates: 1863 - 1995; 1863 - 1993

Richard Lee Clark papers concerning the Civil War

 Collection
Identifier: MS0052
Abstract

Collection of Civil War documents relating to the daily operations of the Union Army at their camp at Port Royal, S.C.

Dates: 1862 - 1865

Virginia Caroline Goodwin papers

 Collection — Oversize Box: OF14 [F09.002.07.002], Folder: 2
Identifier: MS0072
Abstract

Three drafts of a love letter to Goodwin from David R. Autry, a Confederate soldier stationed at Camp Holmes in Raleigh; two poems, presumably by Goodwin; photographs; and genealogical/biographical information.

Dates: 1864 - 1971

James H. Lane papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0416
Abstract

The collection contains four items: a letter (and a handwritten copy), dated April 24, 1885; An Extract From General A. P. Hill’s Report of the Battle of Gettysburg; and a handwritten item entitled “Our Confederate Dead / Mecklenburg County, NC. / Roll of Honor,” collected by General James H. Lane.

Dates: 1884 - 1885

Nathaniel Shober Siewers papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0011
Abstract

Bound volume of typescripts of 112 letters written to his parents in Salem, N.C., while a student at Nazareth Hall, a Moravian boarding school in Pennsylvania (1858-60); a Confederate Army soldier in eastern North Carolina and Virginia (1863-65); a medical student at the University of Pennsylvania (1865-67); and a student and traveler in Europe (1867-69). Includes biographical material.

Dates: 1858 - 1965

Torrance and Banks families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0087
Abstract Papers of Hugh Torance (1743-1816) and his descendants, including, and especially, his son, James Galbraith Torrance (sic) (1784-1847), and his grandson Richard Allison Torrance (1833-1927), concerning their extensive mercantile, planting, and milling operations at Cedar Grove plantation in northern Mecklenburg County, N.C. Includes account books, Revolutionary War service records, family correspondence, land and estate records, information on enslaved people, contracts with overseers, two...
Dates: 1765 - 1982; 1800 - 1900

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