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Carlos W. Colby Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Colby
Abstract Primarily correspondence (129 letters) of Illinois farmer and Civil War soldier Carlos W. Colby, written between 1862 and 1865, to his sisters, brother, brother-in-law, and niece, plus a dozen Civil War letters written by Colby’s future brother-in-law James Rowe. Also includes Colby’s reminiscences of his boyhood and his service in the 97th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment, some family correspondence, genealogical material and a few photos.
Dates: 1821-1937; Majority of material found within 1861 - 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

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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Camp Butler (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 2
Correspondence -- Southern States -- 1851-1900 2
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Brimfield (Ill.) -- Genealogy 1
Brimfield (Ill.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 1
Camp Benton (Mo.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Copperhead movement 1
Correspondence -- Alabama -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- Alton -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Mississippi -- 1851-1900 1
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Correspondence -- New England -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Tennessee -- 1851-1900 1
Fort Blakely (Ala.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Fulton County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
Jackson, Battle of, Jackson, Miss., 1863 (May 13) -- Personal narratives 1
Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of, Ga., 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
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New England -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
New England -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Operational rations (military supplies) -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Peoria County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- 1901-1950 1
Pictorial lettersheets 1
Pictorial lettersheets -- 1851-1900 1
Racism -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Resaca, Battle of, Resaca Ga, 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Personal narratives 1
Slavery -- United States -- Public opinion 1
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Mississippi -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Missouri -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Southern States 1
Soldiers -- Southern States -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence 1
Southern States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Transportation, Military -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Sources 1
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 1
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United States. Army 2
Colby family 1
Colby, Carlos 1
Daily Citizen (Vicksburg, Miss.) 1