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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

Francema Mason - Otis Mason Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Mason
Abstract Nineteen letters from Otis Mason, a sergeant in the Civil War to his Illinois wife, Francema Otis. Twelve letters from various friends and family, and a wedding invitation are also included.
Dates: 1863-1876; Majority of material found within 1863 - 1868

Henry Rice Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rice H
Abstract Six letters, Sept. 14-Oct. 15, 1862, from Camp Peoria in Peoria, Ill., from Henry Rice of the 103rd Illinois Infantry to family in Lewistown, Ill., describing military life in the camp. Included with the letters is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. Amory Rice, Lewistown, Fulton County, Illinois," illustrated in red and blue with the seal and motto of the United States
Dates: 1862

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

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Manuscripts, American 4
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Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 3
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Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Correspondence -- Alabama -- 1851-1900 2
Correspondence -- Illinois -- 1851-1900 2
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Correspondence -- Southern States -- 1851-1900 2
Fulton County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 2
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence 2
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 2
Soldiers -- Mississippi -- Correspondence 2
Soldiers -- Southern States -- Correspondence 2
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Brimfield (Ill.) -- Genealogy 1
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Camp Benton (Mo.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Camp Butler (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Camp Peoria (Peoria, Ill.) -- History -- 19th century 1
Copperhead movement 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- Peoria -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Kansas -- 1851-1900 1
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Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of, Ga., 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
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Lewistown (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Livingston County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Madison (Ala.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Operational rations (military supplies) -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Parent and adult child -- Correspondence 1
Patriotic envelopes 1
Peoria County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Pictorial lettersheets 1
Pictorial lettersheets -- 1851-1900 1
Pictorial lettersheets -- 1861 1
Resaca, Battle of, Resaca Ga, 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Personal narratives 1
Slavery -- United States -- Public opinion 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Fairbury -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Peoria -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Peoria -- History -- 19th century 1
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 1
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Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 -- Personal narratives 1
Whiteside County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Women -- Suffrage -- Kansas -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) 2
Brown, Olympia 1
Gallentine family 1
Gallentine, C. W. (Charles W.) 1
Gallentine, William P. 1