Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil
War Commission and the Library of Virginia identify and locate original source materials
in Virginia that are related to the Civil War
and emancipation. Materials may include letters,
memoirs, pension materials, military passes,
discharge papers, diaries, hand-drawn maps,
and selected memorabilia and other Civil War
era manuscripts. Of particular interest to the
project are global and pacifist perspectives
and the viewpoints of individual African Americans
and women. Items must be owned by the individual
presenting the materials for digitization.
Since 2009, more than 32,000 documents have been preserved, and has been named the James I. Robertson, Jr. Civil War Sesquicentennial Legacy Collection.
If you would like to submit your collection to the CW150 Legacy Project web site you may scan and submit your collections digitally. Please use the following criteria and forms to submit scanned images to the CW150 Legacy Project.
items within your family collections that document
the Civil War and the Civil-War era. Items suitable
for the Civil War 150 Legacy Project include:
passes / discharge papers
documentary materials not listed
for damages by the Confederate Army
or Federal Army
must be owned by the individual presenting the
materials for digitization. Materials that are
photocopied and/or subject to United States
copyright law may not be submitted for digitization.
Savits, CW 150 Legacy Project