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Charles Saeltzer papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Saeltzer
Abstract Correspondence, certificates, vouchers, orders, muster rolls, and a diary belonging to Charles Saeltzer of Mansfield, Ohio, dated between 1846 and 1865, and documenting his training and certification as a teacher, both in Germany and Ohio, and his service as a member of the 10th Ohio Cavalry Regiment during the Civil War. Most of Saeltzer's early papers are his teacher certifications from the German government, dated between 1846 and 1853; similar certifications from the state of Ohio are dated...
Dates: 1846-1865; Majority of material found within 1864 - 1865

Charles T. Kruse letters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kruse
Abstract Union soldier, third sergeant in the Ohio Infantry Regiment, 50th, Company G, Kruse enlisted in August of 1862, and served in the field in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia. He participated in the Union victory in Atlanta under General Sherman. Typescripts of letters, dated Aug. 24, 1862-April 18, 1865, from Kruse to his parents and brother and sister, describing his experiences in the Union Army. Beginning with his enlistment and first assignment to Camp Dennison, in Hamilton County,...
Dates: 1862-1865

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

Ephraim C. Dawes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dawes
Abstract Letters, diaries, scrapbooks and writings of Dawes and others, miscellaneous personal and military items, relating to Dawes’s service in the United States Civil War as adjutant and major in the 53rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Also material relating to his historical interests and his subsequent activities in the rail and coal industries in the Midwest.
Dates: 1836-1905; Majority of material found within 1855 - 1895

Francema Mason - Otis Mason Correspondence

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Mason
Abstract Nineteen letters from Otis Mason, a sergeant in the Civil War to his Illinois wife, Francema Otis. Twelve letters from various friends and family, and a wedding invitation are also included.
Dates: 1863-1876; Majority of material found within 1863 - 1868

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

Hamilton Bogart Dox papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-257
Abstract Muster rolls, vouchers, special orders, discharge papers, and letters, dated from Jan. 4, 1864-Nov. 10, 1905, concerning the military service of Gen. Hamilton B. Dox during the Civil War. Muster-in rolls indicate his enlistment in Chicago as major in the 12th Ill. Cavalry on Jan. 4, 1864, and his promotion to lt. col. on Oct. 29, 1864. Two vouchers, dated April 30 and June 6 of 1866 document his military pay and clothing and travel expenses. Also included are special orders of May 16, 1866,...
Dates: 1864-1905

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

Henry W. Lawton scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-folio-Graff-2420
Abstract Scrapbook made up of autograph letters, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, maps, portraits, etc., all pertaining to Henry W. Lawton.
Dates: 1874-1900

Hiram Scofield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ruggles-426
Abstract Forty-four diaries, 1857-1906, together with a few letters and miscellaneous items, documenting Hiram Scofield's Civil War service as an officer with the 2nd Iowa Infantry and commander of the 47th Colored Infantry Regiment, and his post war personal and professional life as a Washington, Iowa, attorney.
Dates: 1857-1906

John J. Russell Letters

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Russell J
Abstract Twelve letters of John J. Russell of Sterling, Illinois, documenting his service as a sergeant and 2nd lieutenant in Company B of the 13th Illinois Infantry in Missouri, Mississippi, and Alabama. Russell writes to his brother, Charles, and sister, Julia, from Rolla, Franklin, and Heetsville, Mo., Vicksburg, Miss., Cairo, Ill., and Bridgeport and Madison Station, Ala. One letter (Dec. 6, 1861) is written on stationery containing a printed vignette portrait of McClellan.
Dates: 1861-1864

Johnson M. Paisley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Paisley
Abstract Two diaries, two cased ambrotype portraits, regimental travel record, and a miniature book of poetry belonging to Johnson M. Paisley, a Union soldier from Hillsboro, Montgomery Co., Ill. Pocket diaries, the first dating Aug. 15, 1862-May 13, 1863 and Jan. 1-7, 1864, and the second dating Jan. 1, 1864-Feb. 8, 1865, contain brief daily entries noting the weather, regimental movements and engagements, deaths and illnesses, letters to and from home, religious services, meals, foraging, etc. Paisley...
Dates: 1862-1865

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

Robert Leslie Wiles journal

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wiles
Abstract Union soldier who served as corporal in Company D of the 11th Missouri Cavalry Regiment, 1863-1865. It is likely that Wiles was a Creek Indian who prior to the war attended the Tullahassee Manual Labor School in the Creek Nation (Indian Territory). Journal containing diary entries, Oct. 7, 1863-Apr. 17, 1865, copies of letters received in 1862 from missionaries W.S. Robertson and his wife A.E.W. Robertson, lists of letters received and written, 1862-1864, and poems. Diary entries are both...
Dates: 1862-1865

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Manuscripts, American 11
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 11
Correspondence -- 1851-1900 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 5
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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 4
Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 3
Correspondence -- Southern States -- 1851-1900 3
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 3
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 3
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 -- Personal narratives 2
Correspondence -- Alabama -- 1851-1900 2
Correspondence -- Illinois -- 1851-1900 2
Correspondence -- Mississippi -- 1851-1900 2
Diaries -- 1851-1900 2
Diaries -- Southern States -- 1851-1900 2
Fulton County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 2
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Muster rolls -- 1851-1900 2
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Personal narratives 2
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence 2
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 2
Soldiers -- Mississippi -- Correspondence 2
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence 2
Soldiers -- Southern States -- Correspondence 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories 2
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 -- Personal narratives 2
Vouchers (sales records) -- 1851-1900 2
African American soldiers 1
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 1
Amateur journalism -- Ohio -- Warren -- Specimens 1
Ambrotypes -- 1851-1900 1
Appomattox Campaign, 1865. 1
Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Brimfield (Ill.) -- Genealogy 1
Brimfield (Ill.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 1
Broadsides (notices) 1
Brothers and sisters -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Business enterprises -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Businessmen -- Middle West -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
California, Northern -- Description and travel 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
Capitulations, Military -- Virginia -- Appomattox 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
Coal mines and mining -- Middle West 1
College students -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Copperhead movement 1
Corinth, Battle of, Corinth, Miss., 1862 1
Correspondence 1
Correspondence -- 1801-1850 1
Correspondence -- 1901-1950 1
Correspondence -- California, Northern -- 1801-1850 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- Peoria -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Kansas -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Missouri -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- South Dakota -- Deadwood -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Tennessee -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Wisconsin -- Winneconne -- 1851-1900 1
Creek Indians -- Missions 1
Deadwood (S.D.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Diaries -- Arkansas -- 1851-1900 1
Diaries -- Iowa -- Washington -- 1851-1900 1
Diaries -- Missouri -- 1851-1900 1
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 1
Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence 1
Generals -- United States -- Biography 1
Generals -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Georgia -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
German Americans -- Ohio -- Mansfield -- Correspondence 1
German Americans -- Ohio -- Mansfield -- Diaries 1
Gold miners -- California, Northern -- Correspondence 1
Guerrillas -- Arkansas -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Husband and wife -- Correspondence 1
Illinois -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
Jackson (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 -- Personal narratives 1
Kansas -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of, Ga., 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Kentucky -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Lawyers -- Iowa -- Washington -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Lewistown (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Livingston County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Madison (Ala.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Madison (Ind.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Manuscripts, American -- Illinois 1
Manuscripts, German 1
Maps -- Colorado -- 1879 1
Maps -- West (U.S.) -- 1876 1
Memphis, Battle of, Memphis, Tenn., 1862 1
Michigan -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) 2
Midwest Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 2
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) 2
Andersonville Prison 1
Ballentine, Henry A. 1
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Blackman, George Curtis 1
Brown, Olympia 1
Burnet House Hotel (Cincinnati, Ohio) 1
Carter, Robert Goldthwaite 1
Cutler, William Parker 1
Dawes family 1
Dawes, E. C. (Ephraim Cutler) 1
Dawes, Rufus R. (Rufus Robinson) 1
Dox, Hamilton Bogart 1
Evans, George 1
Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana (Newberry Library) 1
Gallentine family 1
Gallentine, C. W. (Charles W.) 1
Gallentine, William P. 1
Hathaway, Maria Sabin 1
Herron, Francis Jay 1
Kruse family 1
Kruse, Charles T. 1
Kruse, John 1
Kruse, Sarah 1
Lawton, Henry Ware 1
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward) 1
Lincoln, Abraham 1
Marietta College 1
Mason family 1
Mason, Francema A. 1
Mason, Otis S. 1
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton) 1
McPherson, James Birdseye 1
Murphy, Robert C. 1
Owen, E. H. 1
Paisley, Johnson M. 1
Parker, Ely Samuel 1
Peasley family 1
Rice family 1
Rice, Amory Hall 1
Rice, Henry 1
Rice, Martha Conant Dewey 1
Robertson, A. E. W. (Ann Eliza Worcester) 1
Robertson, W. S. (William Schenck) 1
Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke) 1
Russell family 1
Russell, John J. 1
Saeltzer, Charles 1
Schofield family 1
Scofield, Hiram 1
Shelby, Joseph Orville 1
Sherman family 1
Sherman, Electa 1
Sherman, Francis C. 1
Sherman, Francis Trowbridge 1
Sherman, Haley & Co 1
Sherman, Martha E. 1
Tullahassee Manual Labor School (Indian Territory) 1
Tullahassee Mission (Indian Territory) 1
United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 47th (1864-1866) 1
United States. Army. Department of the Tennessee 1
United States. Army. Illinois Cavalry Regiment, 11th (1861-1865?) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Cavalry Regiment, 12th (1862-1866) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Cavalry Regiment, 7th (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 103rd (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 117th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 129th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 13th (1861-1864) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Regiment, 88th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Iowa Regiment, 2nd (1861-1864) 1
United States. Army. Louisiana Volunteers of African Descent Infantry Regiment, 8th (1863-1864) 1
United States. Army. Missouri Cavalry Regiment, 11th (1863-1865) 1
United States. Army. Ohio 53rd Volunteer Infantry (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. Ohio Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 50th (1862-1865). Company G 1
University of Wisconsin 1
Wiles, Robert Leslie 1
Willard family 1
Willard, L. S. (Lot Sabine) 1
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