Browse Items (7 total)

  • Tags: Civil War migration (North)

RALEIGHTRI-WEEKLYSTANDARD_18671126_RICHARDSON_BRITTON.jpg
Isham was an albino, taken from his father when "the Federal army came through" during the Civil War. He is somewhere in the North.

JACKSONVILLEDJ_19031104_WILSON_HENRY.jpg
Henry Wilson, butler to four Illinois governors, finds his sister, Mrs. Hattie Webb. They were separated in 1864, when Wilson and his mother escaped from Missouri to Illinois during the Civil War.

CHICAGOTRIB_18990714_BRANCH_NATHAN.jpg
Nathan Branch, the "oldest colored man" in Evanston, Illinois, learns that his brother lives in Macon, Georgia. They were separated by sale in 1833, in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

LEAVENWORTHDAILYCONSERVATIVE_18630305_DANFORD_J.S.jpg
They are "mulatto" and from the Creek Nation. They escaped, presumably to the North, from Maysville about ten days after the Civil War battle there.

PLANET_19050225_GOULD_SAMUEL.jpg
Samuel Gould searching for Sandy Gould and Wm. Gould, son and nephew of Nicholas Gould, who came from Richmond, VA, during the Civil War

National Republican. Washington DC Oct 26 1887.jp2
Ellen Dixon searching for her son. He went to New York with a Union regiment. Includes transcription of memorandum written by former master, John T. Bloxham, during the Civil War, when John Dixon left.

Daily Dispatch. Richmond VA Oct 17 1870.jp2
James Hill, Richmond, VA, searching for his parents, Archer Hill and Julia Hill, who followed the army from Staunton, VA, in 1863. Has heard they are now in Ohio.
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2