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Carlos W. Colby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Colby
Abstract Primarily correspondence (129 letters) of Illinois farmer and Civil War soldier Carlos W. Colby, written between 1862 and 1865, to his sisters, brother, brother-in-law, and niece, plus a dozen Civil War letters written by Colby’s future brother-in-law James Rowe. Also includes Colby’s reminiscences of his boyhood and his service in the 97th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment, some family correspondence, genealogical material and a few photos.
Dates: 1821-1937; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

L. S. Willard Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Willard
Abstract First Lieutenant in the 11th Illinois Cavalry, Company G, who later served as major and aide-de-camp to General James Birdseye McPherson. Includes letters home to family from Brimfield, Peoria County, Illinois, from Camp Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Tennessee, and Louisiana, 1862-1864.
Dates: 1862-1864

Letters between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee

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Identifier: VAULT-Case-MS-F8340.905
Abstract A series of nine communications exchanged between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee during April 7-9, 1865 negotiating Lee's surrender; transcribed in the hand of Ely Samuel Parker, Grant's military secretary, and accompanied by his notes.
Dates: 1865

Orville E. Babcock Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Babcock
Abstract Orville E. Babcock was American brevet Brigadier General, Aide-de-Camp to Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War, and Private Secretary to Grant during his presidency, 1869-1877. Collection is primarily correspondence relating to Babcock’s military career, service as private secretary to Ulysses S. Grant during his presidency, role in the Whiskey Ring trials of 1875-1876, and private life. Collection also contains newspaper clippings, photographs, military service records and miscellaneous items.
Dates: 1849-1947; Majority of material found within 1884 - 1898

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Manuscripts, American 3
Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 2
Correspondence -- Southern States -- 1851-1900 2
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Parent and adult child -- Correspondence 2
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Soldiers' writings, American 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Appomattox Campaign, 1865. 1
Brimfield (Ill.) -- Genealogy 1
Brimfield (Ill.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 1
Camp Benton (Mo.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Camp Butler (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Capitulations, Military -- Virginia -- Appomattox 1
Clippings -- 1801-1850 1
Clippings -- 1851-1900 1
Clippings -- 1901-1950 1
Correspondence -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- Alton -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- 1801-1850 1
Correspondence -- New England -- 1851-1900 1
Fort Blakely (Ala.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence 1
Generals -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
Jackson, Battle of, Jackson, Miss., 1863 (May 13) -- Personal narratives 1
Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of, Ga., 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Love-letters -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Military hospitals, American -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
New England -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
New England -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Peoria County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Photographs -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- 1901-1950 1
Pictorial lettersheets 1
Political corruption -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Racism -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 1
Resaca, Battle of, Resaca Ga, 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History 1
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) -- History 1
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Personal narratives 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Missouri -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Southern States 1
Soldiers -- Southern States -- Correspondence 1
Southern States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Spanish-American War, 1898 1
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Transportation, Military -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Sources 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals -- Sources 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1877 1
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 1
Whiskey frauds 1
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Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) 2
United States. Army 2
Babcock, Orville Elias 1
Badeau, Adam 1
Campbell family 1