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L. S. Willard Letters

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

Oliver Perry Newberry Papers

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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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life X
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Brimfield (Ill.) -- Genealogy 1
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Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) 1
Hathaway, Maria Sabin, 1807-1896 1
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