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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

Henry Patterson and James Patterson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Patterson
Abstract Correspondence of brothers Henry Patterson and James Patterson, both privates in the 19th Regiment, Iowa Infantry, Company I, during the Civil War. Also includes muster rolls for Henry and his brother James as well as James’ death certificate.
Dates: 1862-1863

John C. Fleming Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fleming
Abstract Civil War letters of John C. Fleming, 1862-1865, Chicago enlistee in the Chicago Board of Trade Battery, Horse Artillery, Illinois Volunteers; small collection of Fleming family mementos and letters, 1863-1906, bulk 1900-1906.
Dates: 1862-1906

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

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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Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 3
Parent and adult child -- Correspondence 3
Pictorial lettersheets 3
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 3
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
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Correspondence -- Alabama -- 1851-1900 2
Correspondence -- Illinois -- 1851-1900 2
Correspondence -- Mississippi -- 1851-1900 2
Correspondence -- Southern States -- 1851-1900 2
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Operational rations (military supplies) -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 2
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence 2
Soldiers -- Mississippi -- Correspondence 2
Soldiers -- Missouri -- Correspondence 2
Soldiers -- Southern States 2
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Artillerymen -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Bonaparte (Iowa) -- Genealogy 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
Correspondence -- Arkansas -- 1862-1863 1
Correspondence -- Missouri -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Missouri -- 1862-1863 1
Correspondence -- Tennessee -- 1851-1900 1
Fulton County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of, Ga., 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Madison (Ala.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Military hospitals, American -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Patriotic envelopes 1
Pea Ridge, Battle of, Ark., 1862 1
Peoria County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Pictorial lettersheets -- 1851-1900 1
Pictorial lettersheets -- 1861 1
Prairie Grove, Battle of, Ark., 1862 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 -- Arkansas -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Sterling -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Southern States -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Virginia -- Correspondence 1
Southern States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863 -- Maps 1
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863 -- Personal narratives 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Destruction and pillage 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories 1
Van Buren County (Iowa) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 -- Personal narratives 1
Whiteside County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Wilson's Creek, Battle of, Mo., 1861 1
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