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Orlando C. Geer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2859
Abstract

Orlando C. Geer wrote this letter to his sister Hattie from camp on the Elk River in Tennessee on July 15, 1863. In it, he discusses his unit's activities from June 24 to July 15, 1863, including their participation in a battle and camp life.

Dates: 1863 July 15

Robert A. Kerr Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3274
Abstract

Robert A. Kerr wrote this letter to a friend from Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 1862. In it, he discusses his regiment's living conditions and describes some fighting in the area.

Dates: 1862 December 5

Second Ohio Heavy Artillery Roster and Muster Lists

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3733
Abstract

A handwritten roster of commissioned officers of the 2nd Regiment Ohio Heavy Artillery. The roster includes names, date of muster, and some additional remarks such as deaths or resignations. Also included is a printed document with a roster of officers of the same unit.

Dates: 1864 December 20

Sgt. Charles H. Roney Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3816
Abstract

One letter with envelope written by Sgt. Charles H. Roney on June 25, 1862 to his parents. He talks about living in the military and getting ill as well as fortifying Cumberland Gap. He talks about the capturing of a "Secesh" (Secessionist) flag and about people from home.

Dates: 1862 June 25

Stephen Ward Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3032
Abstract

In this letter to his wife Nancy, Stephen Ward describes encountering Confederate cavalry on a recent scouting mission, the inclement winter weather, and foraging for food and supplies. He also complains that his recent exertions have left him "as sore as an old Government mule" and mentions that a wealthy Union sympathizer had been hung after two of his Confederate neighbors betrayed him shortly before Ward's unit arrived in the area.

Dates: 1863 February 18

Thomas M. Walker Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3216
Abstract

This letter, written by Thomas M. Walker, discusses his time in the Civil War. At the time this letter was written, Walker was stationed with the Ohio 15th Infantry in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 December 4

Uriah Fleshman Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3235
Abstract

Uriah Fleshman of the 118th Ohio Infantry wrote this letter at Camp Soudon, Tennessee on October 25, 1863 just before the Battle of Resaca. He discusses recent skirmishes between his regiment and the nearby Confederate troops as well as the imminent battle.

Dates: 1863 October 25

Urias Fleshman Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3035
Abstract

In this March 27, 1864 letter to his sister, Urias Fleshman discusses his life in the military and conveys information gathered from other people's letters.

Dates: 1864 March 27

William A. Huddard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2119
Abstract

This is a collection of sixty-one Civil War letters written by William A. Huddard to his father. The letters begin in June of 1861 and end in April of 1864. Huddard’s letters to his father describe many aspects of life in the western armies during the Civil War. He describes battles, camp life, enemy combatants, the environment, furloughs, his health, rumors, and weather.

Dates: 1861-1864

William Cosgrove Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2175
Abstract

This collection is composed of a letter that William Cosgrove of the 1st Ohio Light Artillery Regiment, Battery G, wrote to his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Bowers, in Mount Vernon (Knox County) Ohio from Nashville, Tennessee on January 31, 1864. He writes of cousin Charles's death in Memphis and his own Battery's move to Nashville. Also, he speaks of conditions in camp, including a recent outbreak of smallpox and his personal troubles with rheumatism.

Dates: 1864 January 31

William J. Helsley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1460
Abstract

William Helsley wrote this letter to his wife, Mary (Yancer) Helsley, from Chattanooga, Tennessee between August 6 and 10 of 1864.

Dates: 1864 August 6-10

William J. Helsley Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1439
Abstract

William J. Helsley wrote these two letters to his wife, Mary, on July 23 and September 7, 1864 during the Civil War. In them, he describes guarding a bridge over the Tennessee River, the Confederate retreat from Atlanta, and General Morgan's death.

Dates: 1864 July 23-September 7

William Weber Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2083
Abstract

William Weber wrote this letter to his brother, Martin Weber, from camp at McMinnsville, Tennessee on August 10, 1862. He reports that he and his company are well and tells of their recent victory against Confederate guerrillas. He also recounts an amusing story about their Major General (a man named Moniter), who slept all day and got the company into some trouble.

Dates: 1862 August 10

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United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865). 6
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United States. Army. Ohio Cavalry Regiment, 12th (1863-1865) 1
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United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 69th (1861-1865). 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1864). 1
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United States. Army. Ohio Light Artillery Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). 1
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