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  • Subject is exactly "United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865"
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Please note: the two pages making up this letter contain what appear to be three separate notes. In addition, the lack of continuity suggests there is…
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Letter from George W. Koontz to Sister Nellie. Details the skirmishes around a fort between the Appomatox River and Battery 5. He also stresses his…
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Milton S. Koontz's Diary from March 1865 to May 1865. Primarily details the movements and actions of Koontz and his fellow troops.
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Although this letter is dated March 3, the Union Army victories at Petersburg and Richmond took place in early April. It is more likely this note was…
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Although this short note is dated March 3, the Union Army victories at Petersburg and Richmond took place in early April. It is more likely this note…
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The Civil War diary of James Miles, an enlisted soldier in the 185th Regiment of the New York Infantry. The diary describes soldier life and spans…
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Letter from George W. Koontz to Sister Nellie. Koontz tells of his Christmas experiences with his company.
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Letter from George W. Koontz to Sister Nellie. Informs Nellie that Milt will be returning home soon and will provide news. Also requests a Rhetoric…
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Letter from Brigadier Cambell to a doctor in Lacy Spring requesting information regarding papers given to a soldier.
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Letter from Milton S. Koontz to Sister Nellie. Letter mainly concerns Milton's decision to accept the transfer to Cavalry from Battery.
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Letter from George W. Koontz to Sister Nellie. Koontz talks primarily about Milt's dilemma of whether to transfer or not.
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Letter from Milton S. Koontz to Brother [George?]. Asks for advice regarding his transfer from Battery to Cavalry that he just recieved.
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Partial Letter, possibly from one Koontz brother (George or Milton) to the other
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Special Order to Milton S. Koontz. Orders him to be transferred to Cavalry and promoted.
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Letter from Milton S. Koontz to his sister Nellie. Primarily details the troop movements and small skirmishes that have taken place recently.
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Letter from M.K. to Private G.W. Koontz. Letter details the impact of G.W.'s absence and provides updates on what is going on at home. Letter is…
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Letter from George W. Koontz to Sister Nellie. Koontz gives an update on their postal improvements, as well as detailing his expectations for the…
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Leonard's diary begins in August 1864, apparently when he was appointed to drive an ambulance. His entries are short and refer mostly to his daily…
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The Civil War diary of Captain Daniel A. Lowber of Company A, 37th Wisconsin Infantry. The diary entries commence with July 25, 1864, with Lowber…
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Letter from George W. Koontz to [Sister] Nellie. Koontz offers minor updates from the war including the defense of Richmond against Grant. Koontz also…
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Huff tells her sister that misfortune has made her move to another place in Putnam County.
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Letter from George W. Koontz to his Sister Nellie. Koontz shares his thoughts on Grant's next moves in the campaign. Letter ends abruptly (Missing…
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Hubbard tells her sister that they've both lost their companions and talks about moving on with the children.
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Letter from George W. Koontz to his Mother. Koontz tells of the weakness of Grant, the improper actions of the Yankee soldiers, and the recent…
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Letter from George W. Koontz to his sister [Nellie?]. Details the current state of Koontz and his fellow soldiers. Also recounts recent battles at…
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Letter from George W. Koontz to his Mother. Gives a detailed account of the "Great Battle" that occured on the Plank & Old Orange & Fredericksburg…
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Letter from George W. Koontz to Nellie. Shares that his troop will march to the front lines and explains other troop movements around Culpeper,…
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Holliday's diaries, the first covering 1 May through 8 August 1864 and the second covering 1 September 1864 through 4 July 1865, begin with the…
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Letter from George M. Miller to Cousin Nellie Koontz. Addresses Nellie's continued lack of responding to Miller's letters. Also gives an account of a…
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The diary of Jacob Cohn, a soldier in Company A, 54th Pennsylvania Infantry during the Civil War. Cohn's brief entries commence with April 14, 1864…
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Letter from Everett Hutchins to his sister, written on April 3, [1864], at Lookout Valley Tennessee. Everett discusses at length brother Warren's term…
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