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Ephraim C. Dawes Papers

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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

John J. Russell Letters

 Collection
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

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Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Amateur journalism -- Ohio -- Warren -- Specimens 1
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 1
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Blackman, George Curtis 1
Cutler, William Parker 1
Dawes family 1
Dawes, E. C. (Ephraim Cutler) 1
Dawes, Rufus R. (Rufus Robinson) 1