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  • Subject is exactly "Civil War"
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Letter from Benjamin F. Henigar and John P. Allison, enlisted in Company F, 63rd Virginia Infantry, to William H. Allison,written on May 6, 1862, from…
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Letter from John P. Allison to his father, David Allison, informing him that their brother and son, William Henry "Bozier" Allison, had been killed in…
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Letter from John P. Allison written to his father on November 14, 1863 from Catoosa hospital in Griffin, Georgia, where he was being treated for…
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A surgeon's note written by John Strother Pendleton, M.D., surgeon to the 63rd Va. Regt., certifying that he has examined William H. Allison and found…
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H.O. Babcock was a farmer and schoolteacher from North Stonington, Connecticut. Diary entries record work, social and church activities, weather, and…
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Babcock's Civil War diary begins near Washington, D.C., where his company had been since June 1863. While at Fort Carroll, his entries largely contain…
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Letter written by James and Jehu Barnard of Patrick County, Virginia to their parents. Both were members of Company K, 50th Virginia Infantry. Written…
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A diary with one-page entries for the year of 1862. A few pages of memoranda follow on which Barnett has listed miscellaneous clothing expenses and…
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The collection consists of a letter by Ansil T. Bartlett to his father, dated April 15, 1865. Written from Camp Farmville, Virginia, the letter…
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Union soldier during the Civil War, writing from Spotsylvania Courthouse on May 20, 1864, to his daughter, about the many battles he had fought in and…
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The collection consists of a letter written by "Mima Brown" from Pulaski, Virginia to her brother Pvt. James H. Farmer on November 8, 1863. Brown…
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The diary of Private Henry L. Burnell, Co. "I," 8th Maine Volunteer Infantry, 1859 - 1865. Burnell served in the Union Army from September 7, 1861…
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Bushee's diary is an account of his duties and the movements of Company E, 112 th Regiment, New York Infantry, from January to mid-November of 1863.…
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Handwritten book-length draft manuscript providing a very critical view of the military leadership and personal character of General Ulysses S. Grant.…
Ms1990_060_ButlerBenjaminFranklin_transcript.pdf

Transcript for the handwritten book-length draft manuscript providing a very critical view of the military leadership and personal character of…
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Candler tells his uncle that he's about to embark on a secret move in Maryland.

Candler tells his uncle that he's about to embark on a secret move in Maryland.

Candler tells his uncle that he's about to embark on a secret move in Maryland.

Candler tells his uncle that he's about to embark on a secret move in Maryland.

Candler tells his uncle that he's about to embark on a secret move in Maryland.
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Candler tells his uncle about the march and the skirmishing that he's been through.
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Candler tells his brother that he's received orders to move, so he will miss his visit. He has been offered the promotion to Captain.
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Candler tells his brother about being released from command of Company C, much to the dismay of the men. He discusses why he doesn't plan to accept…
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Candler tells his brother about the war around him, including the constant bombardment of shells. He talks about the men preparing for another fight…
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Candler details the most recent fight and the work at the Office of Provost Marshall.
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Candler details recent days including camp conditions, weather, and skirmishing.
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Candler talks about his family and his brother's duty to take care of them instead of joining the Army.
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Candler tells his brother about war news including McClellan's actions and what the Army is going to do with him.
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Candler talks about war news, the aftermath in Fredericksburg, and Burnside.
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Candler talks about his brother's upcoming sea voyage to the West Indies and Europe.
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