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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

Edgar McLean Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-McLean
Abstract Correspondence, writings, and official military documents of 1st Lieutenant Edgar McLean. McLean fought for the Union in the Civil War with the 122nd Illinois Regiment, and then became a Lieutenant in the 110th U.S. Colored Infantry. Most correspondence was written by Edgar McLean’s mother and other relatives to him during his service.
Dates: 1859-1868

Edward W. Curtis letters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Curtis
Abstract Correspondence of Edward W. Curtis of Massachusetts, a private in the 88th Illinois Infantry during the Civil War. Also includes clippings relating to battles, the life of Federal soldiers, and hospital listings near Nashville, Tennessee.
Dates: 1855-1865; Majority of material found in 1863

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

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

Richard Realf Letters and Poems

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Realf
Abstract Twenty-two letters of Richard Realf to Laura B. Merritt and her sister Marian Merritt Cramer of Chicago, written while in active service in the Illinois Eighty-eighth Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, 1864-1865. Also, two poems of Realf’s and a poem written by Marian Cramer.
Dates: 1864-1865

William T. Foster Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Foster
Abstract Union soldier who served in Company F, Illinois 84th Volunteer Infantry. Seven letters, dated between Oct. 7, 1862 and Dec. 26, 1863, from Foster to his uncle and possibly his father ("Dear Sir"), describing military life as Foster moves from Louisville, Kentucky to Camp Silver Springs, Tenn., to the hospital in Quincy, Ill., and back to Whiteside Station, Tenn., 20 miles outside of Chattanooga.
Dates: 1862-1863

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Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 2
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Fulton County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 2
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Operational rations (military supplies) -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 2
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Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Personal narratives 2
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Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
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Corinth, Battle of, Corinth, Miss., 1862 -- Personal narratives 1
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Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863 1
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 1
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Curtis, Edward W. 1
Dawson, Mitchell 1
Dunham, E. M. 1