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Charles T. Kruse letters

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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

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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

Johnson M. Paisley papers

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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

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Manuscripts, American 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 3
Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 2
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
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Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Soldiers' writings, American 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 2
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Ambrotypes -- 1851-1900 1
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 -- 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
Copperhead movement 1
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Correspondence -- Alabama -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Mississippi -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Southern States -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Tennessee -- 1851-1900 1
Diaries -- Southern States -- 1851-1900 1
Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Fulton County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of, Ga., 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Operational rations (military supplies) -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Parent and adult child -- Correspondence 1
Peoria County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Pictorial lettersheets 1
Pictorial lettersheets -- 1851-1900 1
Red River Expedition, 1864 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 -- Hillsboro -- Diaries 1
Soldiers -- Mississippi -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence 1
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Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence 1
Southern States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Tupelo, Battle of, Tupelo, Miss., 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories 1
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Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) 1