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Charles W. Gallentine Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gallentine
Abstract Letters home, 1862-1863, by Charles W. Gallentine of the 7th Illinois Cavalry, from Camp Butler, Springfield, Ill., Jacinto and Corinth, Miss., Memphis and LaGrange, Tenn., and Lawrence Co., Ala., regarding camp life, skirmishes, men killed and wounded, Southern guerillas, northern Copperheads and the draft, Southern plantations and slave attitudes, Union and Confederate prisoners, etc.
Dates: 1861-1863

Henry Rice Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rice H
Abstract Six letters, Sept. 14-Oct. 15, 1862, from Camp Peoria in Peoria, Ill., from Henry Rice of the 103rd Illinois Infantry to family in Lewistown, Ill., describing military life in the camp. Included with the letters is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. Amory Rice, Lewistown, Fulton County, Illinois," illustrated in red and blue with the seal and motto of the United States
Dates: 1862

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

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Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 2
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Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 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
Camp Peoria (Peoria, Ill.) -- History -- 19th century 1
Copperhead movement 1
Correspondence -- Alabama -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- Peoria -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Mississippi -- 1851-1900 1
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Correspondence -- Tennessee -- 1851-1900 1
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of, Ga., 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Lewistown (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
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Operational rations (military supplies) -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Peoria County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Pictorial lettersheets -- 1851-1900 1
Resaca, Battle of, Resaca Ga, 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Personal narratives 1
Slavery -- United States -- Public opinion 1
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Peoria -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Peoria -- History -- 19th century 1
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Gallentine family 1
Gallentine, C. W. (Charles W.) 1
Gallentine, William P. 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) 1
Hathaway, Maria Sabin 1