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L. S. Willard Letters

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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

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Appomattox Campaign, 1865. 1
Brimfield (Ill.) -- Genealogy 1
Brimfield (Ill.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 1
Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 1
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Hathaway, Maria Sabin 1
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward) 1
McPherson, James Birdseye 1
Parker, Ely Samuel 1
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) 1