According to a “blurb” in the September 30, 1895 edition of the Volante, “Col. John L. Jolley, one of the foremost benefactors of the University, has again manifested his friendship for the institution. He has donated to the library, 150 volumes of the celebrated “Civil War Records,” which the President has hitherto sought to procure, but in vain.”
These volumes from 1880 are available for use today. Use call number Main Collection/ 3rd Floor: E464.U61. Selections of the Civil War Records can also be found in the Chilson Collection under the same call number.