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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

Orville E. Babcock Papers

 Collection
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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Brimfield (Ill.) -- Genealogy 1
Brimfield (Ill.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 1
Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 1
Camp Benton (Mo.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Clippings -- 1801-1850 1
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Clippings -- 1851-1900 1
Clippings -- 1901-1950 1
Correspondence -- Southern States -- 1851-1900 1
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- 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
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Parent and adult child -- Correspondence 1
Peoria County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Photographs -- 1851-1900 1
Pictorial lettersheets 1
Political corruption -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 1
Resaca, Battle of, Resaca Ga, 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History 1
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) -- History 1
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Personal narratives 1
Soldiers -- Southern States 1
Soldiers' writings, American 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
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 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
Whiskey frauds 1
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Babcock, Orville Elias 1
Badeau, Adam 1
Campbell family 1
Fabens, Joseph Warren 1
Fish, Hamilton 1