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This topical collection holds materials from various archival collections held by FSU Special Collections & Archives consisting of items from or about the American Civil War. The items hold information about their individual collections.

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Letter from Hugh Black to Mary A. Black. December 26, 1862
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary A. Black. December 26, 1862
Summary: Letter describing the bleakness of Christmas, Hugh Black's inability to receive a leave of absence, and the threat of small pox in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary A. Black. June 13, 1862
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary A. Black. June 13, 1862
Summary: Letter telling Mary Black that Hugh Black and his regiment will be leaving for Tennessee, so he will not be home for a while.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. August 15, 1862
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. August 15, 1862
Summary: Letter from Clinton, Tennessee describing Hugh Black and his regiment's long march from Knoxville to a camp in Kentucky in the hopes of driving out the remaining Federal solders.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. August 24, 1863
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. August 24, 1863
Summary: Letter written from Knoxville, Tennessee assuring Mary Ann Black that certain rumors are untrue, what she can do if she is short of money, and that Hugh Black cannot get time off to return home. Document includes both original letter and typed copy.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. Circa 1863
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. Circa 1863
Summary: Letter informing Mary Black that Hugh Black and his regiment are now stationed in Marianna, Florida; and of the news that Richmond, Virginia is being evacuated due to the Federal Army. Document includes both original letter and typed copy.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. December 27, 1864
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. December 27, 1864
Summary: Letter informing Mary Black that Hugh Black is unable to take a leave of absence for this week. Document includes both original letter and typed copy.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. June 14, 1863
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. June 14, 1863
Summary: Letter written from Zollicofer, Tennessee which updates Mary Black on Hugh Black's return to Loudon, Tennessee, and how Neill Black is faring. Document includes both original letter and typed copy.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. June 24, 1862
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. June 24, 1862
Summary: Letter informing Mary Black about the beauty of and the tensions that have arisen in Knoxville, Tennessee, where his regiment has established headquarters.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. June 24, 1863
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. June 24, 1863
Summary: Letter sent from a camp near Knoxville, Tennessee informing Mary Black of a skirmish nearby which Hugh Black and his regiment fought in. Other affairs within the letter include the necessity for money at home, and Hugh Black's own excitement over battle. Document includes both original letter and typed copy.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. March 16, 1863
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. March 16, 1863
Summary: Letter informing Mary Black of the churches in Strawberry Plains, Tennessee, Hugh Black and his regiment's trip into the mountains, and financial matters.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. May 24, 1863
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. May 24, 1863
Summary: Letter written from Loudon, Tennessee explaining the march Hugh Black and his regiment will soon have to make to Kentucky, and the urgency for Mary Black to exchange the family's Confederate currency for the state currency. Document includes the original letter and a typed copy.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. May 5, 1863
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Ann Black. May 5, 1863
Letter describing the conditions in Tennessee where Hugh's regiment is stationed, Summary: Letter informing Mary Black of the amassing of the Confederate army in Loudon and Knoxville, Tennessee in order to fight off the advancing Federal Army. Document includes both original letter and typed copy.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Black. April 1, 1863
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Black. April 1, 1863
Summary: Letter updating Mary Black on the lack of fighting in Tennessee, the weather, and affairs at home. Document includes both photocopy of original letter and typed copy.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Black. August 17, 1864
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Black. August 17, 1864
Summary: Letter written to Mary Black in which Hugh Black speculates upon the end of the war. Document is mostly illegible.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Black. August 3, 1864
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Black. August 3, 1864
Summary: Letter updating Mary Black about the fighting going on nearby, and Hugh Black's prediction that the war will be ending soon. Document includes both original letter and typed copy.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Black. Circa 1863
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Black. Circa 1863
Summary: Partial letter, which was possibly sent from Tennessee. Document is mostly illegible.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Black. December 11, 1863
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Black. December 11, 1863
Summary: Letter written home to inform Hugh Black's wife of the painful injury to his hand. Document includes original letter and typed copy.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Black. February 5, 1863
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Black. February 5, 1863
Summary: Letter informing Mary Black on topics such as weather, finances, and visiting home.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Black. July 19,1863
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Black. July 19,1863
Summary: Document is illegible.
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Black. July 20, 1864
Letter from Hugh Black to Mary Black. July 20, 1864
Summary: Letter informing Mary Black about the replacement of the regiment's General, the desertion of many Confederate soldiers, and Hugh Black's own arrival home. Hugh Black also predicts the capture of Robert E. Lee's army and the end of the war. Document includes both original letter and typed copy.

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