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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

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

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

Malone-Finnerty Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-190
Abstract Malone and Finnerty family correspondence and documents pertaining to deaths from 1862 to 1941. Early correspondence from the Civil War is from James W. Finnerty, a soldier, to his mother and sister. The Civil War letters describe Finnerty's experience traveling with troops through St. Louis, where rebels captured two steamboats in Duck River Bend. Also includes funerals directors’ invoices and correspondence about headstones.
Dates: 1862-1941

Oliver Perry Newberry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Newberry
Abstract Mainly correspondence of Cameron, Missouri resident Oliver Perry Newberry, 1860-1867, primarily relating to his Civil War service in the Union army; and cabinet, carte-de-visite and a few tintype photographs of Newberry family and friends dating primarily from the 1880's.
Dates: 1860-1895

Solomon Mills Cottle, Sr. scrapbook containing Civil War reminiscences from the Tifton gazette (Tifton, Ga.)

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Identifier: Modern-MS-50
Abstract Scrapbook containing 1910 and 1911 clippings from the Tifton gazette, a newspaper based in Tifton, Georgia that began publication in 1888. The clippings are published letters written by Solomon Mills Cottle, Sr. (1840-1918) to the Gazette, in which he reminisces about his service in the Civil War. Mills was a lieutenant in Company B of the 17th Georgia Regiment. Also included are typed transcriptions of Cottle's letters and a 1985 letter from Robert T. Morrell, the publisher of the Gazette, to...
Dates: 1910-1911

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Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Personal narratives 2
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Resaca, Battle of, Resaca Ga, 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
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