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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

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

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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Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 3
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 3
Correspondence -- Mississippi -- 1851-1900 2
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Correspondence -- Missouri -- 1851-1900 2
Military hospitals, American -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 2
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Parent and adult child -- Correspondence 2
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 2
Soldiers -- Mississippi -- Correspondence 2
Soldiers -- Southern States -- Correspondence 2
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Bonaparte (Iowa) -- Genealogy 1
Cabinet photographs 1
Camp Butler (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Cartes de visite 1
Corinth, Battle of, Corinth, Miss., 1862 -- Personal narratives 1
Correspondence -- Alabama -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Arkansas -- 1862-1863 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- Alton -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Missouri -- 1862-1863 1
Correspondence -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- 1801-1850 1
Correspondence -- New England -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Southern States -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Tennessee -- 1851-1900 1
Fort Blakely (Ala.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Household employees -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Husband and wife -- Missouri -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 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
New England -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
New England -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Patriotic envelopes 1
Pea Ridge, Battle of, Ark., 1862 1
Photographs -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- 1901-1950 1
Pictorial lettersheets 1
Pictorial lettersheets -- 1861 1
Prairie Grove, Battle of, Ark., 1862 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
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Personal narratives 1
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Arkansas -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Sterling -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Virginia -- Correspondence 1
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Tintypes (prints) 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 -- Hospitals -- Sources 1
Van Buren County (Iowa) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 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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Colby family 1
Colby, Carlos 1
Daily Citizen (Vicksburg, Miss.) 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) 1
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton) 1