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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

Francis Trowbridge Sherman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Case-MS-5282
Abstract Correspondence of Francis Trowbridge Sherman of Chicago, and his traveling companion, Henry A. Ballentine, documenting their travel overland to the California gold fields and experiences there, 1849-1850. Also photocopies of a few of Sherman's (colonel 88th Illinois Infantry) letters regarding the Civil War and his Chicago business, business and family correspondence of father F.C. Sherman, family records, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1849-1894

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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Soldiers' writings, American 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 2
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 1
Brimfield (Ill.) -- Genealogy 1
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Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 1
Business enterprises -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
California, Northern -- Description and travel 1
Camp Benton (Mo.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Correspondence -- California, Northern -- 1801-1850 1
Correspondence -- Kansas -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- South Dakota -- Deadwood -- 1851-1900 1
Deadwood (S.D.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Georgia -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Gold miners -- California, Northern -- Correspondence 1
Husband and wife -- Correspondence 1
Illinois -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Kansas -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of, Ga., 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Kentucky -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Livingston County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Madison (Ind.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Michigan -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Mississippi -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Parent and adult child -- Correspondence 1
Parent and child -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
Peoria County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Pictorial lettersheets 1
Resaca, Battle of, Resaca Ga, 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Personal narratives 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Fairbury -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Kansas -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Southern States 1
Soldiers -- Southern States -- Correspondence 1
Southern States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863 1
Tennessee -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 1
Topeka (Kan.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories 1
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel 1
Women -- Suffrage -- Kansas -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) 2
Ballentine, Henry A. 1
Brown, Olympia 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) 1
Hathaway, Maria Sabin 1