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John J. Russell Letters

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Russell J

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

Oliver Perry Newberry Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Newberry

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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McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 1
Newberry, Cornelia Perry 1
Newberry, Lydia Elizabeth 1
Newberry, O. P. (Oliver Perry), 1831-1874 1
Newberry, Walter Cass, 1835-1912 1