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Francis and Harriet Ferguson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2125
Abstract

This collection of letters exchanged by Francis and Harriet Ferguson deals with life on both the battle and home fronts during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1864-1865

George Logan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2172
Abstract

This collection consists of six letters and two newspaper clippings dealing with George Logan and his service with the 24th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1862-1877

Joseph Boyd Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2166
Abstract

The Boyd Letters, 1862-1864, contains six letters written by Joseph E. Boyd of the 115th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Specifically, this correspondence describes Union military camp conditions, the environment of Tennessee, Union soldiers' viewpoints regarding the war and Confederates, battles and military operations in Middle and East Tennessee, and the family concerns of Union soldiers.

Dates: 1862-1864

William A. Smith Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3481
Abstract

William A. Smith of the 116th Pennsylvania Infantry (also called the Irish Brigade) wrote this letter to his family in Chester County, Pennsylvania on August 30, 1863. In it, he reports that three men from the 2nd Division (one from the 71st Pennsylvania Infantry and another from the 20th Massachusetts Infantry) were executed for desertion and speculates that some from his own regiment might suffer the same fate.

Dates: 1863 August 30

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Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1