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Finnerty, James W.


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Malone-Finnerty Family Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-190

Malone and Finnerty family correspondence and documents pertaining to deaths from 1862 to 1941. Early correspondence from the Civil War is from James W. Finnerty, a soldier, to his mother and sister. The Civil War letters describe Finnerty's experience traveling with troops through St. Louis, where rebels captured two steamboats in Duck River Bend. Also includes funerals directors’ invoices and correspondence about headstones.

Dates: 1862-1941