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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

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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

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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 - 1863

Francema Mason - Otis Mason Correspondence

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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

George Deal Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Deal
Abstract Fifty-five letters and fragments of letters from George Deal, Ohio Union soldier in the Civil War, to his wife Sarah Cole Deal. Also, photographs of Sarah and George Deal, photocopies of army service records, three Confederate bills, and a few genealogical notes made by Deal's grandson.
Dates: 1862-1975; Majority of material found within 1862 - 1864

Henry Patterson and James Patterson Papers

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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

Henry Rice Letters

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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 C. Fleming Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fleming
Abstract Civil War letters of John C. Fleming, 1862-1865, Chicago enlistee in the Chicago Board of Trade Battery, Horse Artillery, Illinois Volunteers; small collection of Fleming family mementos and letters, 1863-1906, bulk 1900-1906.
Dates: 1862-1906

John J. Russell Letters

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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

John T. Hanlin Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hanlin
Abstract Correspondence from Sgt. Hanlin of the 89th Indiana Infantry, Company E, to his parents and siblings describing camp life and combat during his travels through Indiana, Tennessee, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, and Alabama.
Dates: 1862-1865

L. S. Willard Letters

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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

 Collection
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

Theodore Watson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Watson
Abstract Letters from Theodore Watson to his brother John in Hillsboro, Illinois, during the early months of the Civil War. Correspondence describes his life as a three-month enlistee in the Illinois 3rd Company (later the Illinois 9th Regiment) stationed at Camp Defiance to defend Cairo, Illinois.
Dates: 1861 April 27-July 7

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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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 14
Soldiers' writings, American 13
Manuscripts, American 11
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 7
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Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 5
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Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 4
Patriotic envelopes 4
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Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 4
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence 4
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 3
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 -- Personal narratives 3
Civil War 3
Correspondence -- Illinois -- 1851-1900 3
Correspondence -- Mississippi -- 1851-1900 3
Fulton County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 3
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Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 3
Operational rations (military supplies) -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 3
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Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
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Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Personal narratives 2
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 2
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Corinth, Battle of, Corinth, Miss., 1862 -- Personal narratives 1
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Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
Jay County (Ind.) -- Genealogy 1
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Jersey County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Kansas -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of, Ga., 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Kentucky -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 1
Lewistown (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Literacy -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Livingston County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 1
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Manuscripts, American -- Tennessee 1
Married women -- Economic conditions 1
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 1
Michigan -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Mississippi -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 1
Parent and adult child -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
Pea Ridge, Battle of, Ark., 1862 1
Peoria County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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United States. Army 5
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) 2
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 88th (1862-1865) 2
Brown, Olympia 1
Confederate States of America 1
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Curtis, Edward W. 1
Dawson, Mitchell 1
Deal family 1
Deal, George 1
Dunham, E. M. 1
Fleming, John C. 1
Foster family 1
Foster, William T. 1
Gallentine family 1
Gallentine, C. W. (Charles W.) 1
Gallentine, William P. 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) 1
Hanlin family 1
Hanlin, John T. 1
Hathaway, Maria Sabin 1
Jennings, James S. 1
Kingsley family 1
Mason family 1
Mason, Francema A. 1
Mason, Otis S. 1
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton) 1
McLean family 1
McLean, Edgar 1
McLean, Sarah F. 1
McPherson, James Birdseye 1
Merritt family 1
Murphy, Robert C. 1
Newberry, Cornelia Perry 1
Newberry, Lydia Elizabeth 1
Newberry, O. P. (Oliver Perry) 1
Newberry, Walter Cass 1
Newberry, Walter Franklin 1
Newbury family 1
Owen, E. H. 1
Patterson family 1
Patterson, Henry 1
Patterson, James 1
Realf, Richard 1
Rice family 1
Rice, Amory Hall 1
Rice, Henry 1
Rice, Martha Conant Dewey 1
Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke) 1
Russell family 1
Russell, John J. 1
United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 110th (1864-1866) 1
United States. Army. Department of the Tennessee 1
United States. Army. Illinois Artillery. Chicago Board of Trade Battery (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Cavalry Regiment, 11th (1861-1865?) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Cavalry Regiment, 7th (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 103rd (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 122nd (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 129th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 13th (1861-1864) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 84th (1862-1865). Company F 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 9th (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 137th (1864) 1
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 89th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Indiana Volunteer Infantry, 89th (1862-1865). Company E 1
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Missouri Infantry Regiment, 13th (1861) 1
United States. Army. Missouri Infantry Regiment, 25th (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. Missouri State Militia Regiment, 5th (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 20th (1861-1865) 1
Watson, Theodore 1
Willard family 1
Willard, L. S. (Lot Sabine) 1
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