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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Ellen Ryan Jolly Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: JOL
Scope and Content A few letters, writings, and notes of Jolly concerning her movement to erect a national monument to the service of nuns during the Civil War, her gift to Notre Dame of the Immaculate Conception Dogma Medal that she received from Arthur J. Burns, and the life of Mary Seton (d. 1615). Also the ceremonial key to the Nuns of the Battlefield Monument (Washington, D.C.) that she presented to Notre Dame in 1926; and a photograph of Irish poet Mary J. O'Donovan Rossa (1868), with the last...
Dates: 1868-1932.

Read Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/CW 5015
Abstract A small group of papers originating with the Read family of the central Shenandoah Valley in Virginia. Included are 28 letters written by three different family members during the Civil War: Confederate States soldier Thomas Griffin Read, Co. I, 33rd Virginia Infantry (10 letters); his wife Martha White Read, of Augusta County (15 letters); and the CS artilleryman John Henry Read (3 letters).
Dates: 1850-after 1900; Majority of material found in 1861-1865