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Charles W. Gallentine Letters

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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

Francema Mason - Otis Mason Correspondence

 Collection
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

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

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 3
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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Brimfield (Ill.) -- Genealogy 1
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Resaca, Battle of, Resaca Ga, 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Personal narratives 1
Slavery -- United States -- Public opinion 1
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Southern States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
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Gallentine, C. W. (Charles W.) 1
Gallentine, William P. 1