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Francis Trowbridge Sherman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Case-MS-5282
Abstract Correspondence of Francis Trowbridge Sherman of Chicago, and his traveling companion, Henry A. Ballentine, documenting their travel overland to the California gold fields and experiences there, 1849-1850. Also photocopies of a few of Sherman's (colonel 88th Illinois Infantry) letters regarding the Civil War and his Chicago business, business and family correspondence of father F.C. Sherman, family records, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1849-1894

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  • Names: United States. Army X
  • Names: United States. Army. Illinois Regiment, 88th (1862-1865) X
  • Subject: Correspondence -- Southern States -- 1851-1900 X