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Watson, Theodore : Theodore Watson Letters, 1861 April 27-July 7

Letters from Theodore Watson to his brother John in Hillsboro, Illinois, during the early months of the Civil War. Correspondence describes his life as a three-month enlistee in the Illinois 3rd Company (later the Illinois 9th Regiment) stationed at Camp Defiance to defend Cairo, Illinois.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Civil War, Family Papers
Call Number: Vault Case MS 10023
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The Theodore Watson Letters are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 5 folders at a time maximum, and items in each folder will be counted before and after delivery to the patron (Priority I).