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Carlos W. Colby Papers

 Collection
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

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

 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

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Correspondence -- Southern States -- 1851-1900 2
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Artillerymen -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Camp Butler (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Correspondence -- Alabama -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- Alton -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Mississippi -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Missouri -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- 1801-1850 1
Correspondence -- New England -- 1851-1900 1
Fort Blakely (Ala.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Jackson, Battle of, Jackson, Miss., 1863 (May 13) -- Personal narratives 1
Madison (Ala.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Military hospitals, American -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
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
Patriotic envelopes 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- 1901-1950 1
Pictorial lettersheets 1
Pictorial lettersheets -- 1861 1
Racism -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Sterling -- Correspondence 1
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Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863 -- Maps 1
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863 -- Personal narratives 1
Transportation, Military -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Sources 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Destruction and pillage 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals -- Sources 1
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 1
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 -- Personal narratives 1
Whiteside County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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