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Ames Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ames
Abstract Letters, genealogical information, and legal and financial documents of the Ames Family of Lake County, Illinois. Includes Civil War draft notices for stone mason Roderick D. Ames, and Civil War letters from his brother Joel W. Ames, who died in the Battle of Shiloh, Apr. 6, 1862.
Dates: 1850-1904

Emma Meier Rupp Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rupp
Abstract Civil War diary of Emma Meier, who either worked for or was a relative of an unknown store owner with Southern sympathies in Brunswick, Missouri, together with fifty-four letters, 1861-1864, written to her by Adolph Rupp, a Union soldier serving in Company H, 18th Infantry Regiment, Missouri Volunteers. Rupp wrote from St. Louis, and various locations in Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia. All the letters are in German, with place locations and personal names recorded in English.
Dates: 1861-1864

Henry Patterson and James Patterson Papers

 Collection
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 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

Johnson M. Paisley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Paisley
Abstract Two diaries, two cased ambrotype portraits, regimental travel record, and a miniature book of poetry belonging to Johnson M. Paisley, a Union soldier from Hillsboro, Montgomery Co., Ill. Pocket diaries, the first dating Aug. 15, 1862-May 13, 1863 and Jan. 1-7, 1864, and the second dating Jan. 1, 1864-Feb. 8, 1865, contain brief daily entries noting the weather, regimental movements and engagements, deaths and illnesses, letters to and from home, religious services, meals, foraging, etc. Paisley...
Dates: 1862-1865

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

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Manuscripts, American 5
Soldiers -- Missouri -- Correspondence 3
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 3
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Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 2
Correspondence -- Mississippi -- 1851-1900 2
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Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Soldiers -- Mississippi -- Correspondence 2
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Ambrotypes -- 1851-1900 1
Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Bonaparte (Iowa) -- Genealogy 1
Cabinet photographs 1
Cartes de visite 1
Corinth, Battle of, Corinth, Miss., 1862 -- Personal narratives 1
Correspondence 1
Correspondence -- Alabama -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Arkansas -- 1862-1863 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Missouri -- 1862-1863 1
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Diaries -- Southern States -- 1851-1900 1
Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Household employees -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Husband and wife -- Missouri -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Lake County (Ill.) 1
Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Madison (Ala.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Military hospitals, American -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Newport (Ill. : Township) 1
Parent and adult child -- Correspondence 1
Patriotic envelopes 1
Pea Ridge, Battle of, Ark., 1862 1
Photographs -- 1851-1900 1
Pictorial lettersheets 1
Pictorial lettersheets -- 1861 1
Prairie Grove, Battle of, Ark., 1862 1
Property tax -- Illinois -- Lake County 1
Red River Expedition, 1864 1
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Personal narratives 1
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence 1
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Soldiers -- Illinois -- Hillsboro -- Diaries 1
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Tintypes (prints) 1
Tupelo, Battle of, Tupelo, Miss., 1864 -- Personal narratives 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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McClellan, George B. (George Brinton) 1