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In this letter to Joseph Mayberry in Knoxville, Tennessee, Andrew Bishop (who is being held as a prisoner of war at Point Lookout, Maryland) appeals to Mayberry's generous spirit for some small pecuniary assistance ... to get some small necessary articles. Bishop served with the 3rd East Tennessee Infantry (CSA) before his capture. Researchers should note that Mayberry should most likely be spelled Mabry.
This collection consists of correspondence from Levi Dysinger, a Union soldier, to his wife Harriet in Paulding County, Ohio. The letters are written from Huntsville, Alabama and date from March to May of 1865. They recount how Private Dysinger's brothers, Henry and Isaac, contracted (and eventually died from) measles while soldiers.
This collection houses letters of recommendation for Samuel Boyd, correspondence to and from Samuel Boyd (including two letters he wrote while being held prisoner at Camp Chase, Ohio during the Civil War), genealogical notes, invitations, newspaper clippings, and resolutions on the deaths of Samuel and Isabella (Reed) Boyd.
This collection consists of a letter from Samuel K. Carrigan, sent on May 25, 1862 from Camp Mag Hill near Chattanooga, to his brother William A. Carrigan in Society Hill, South Carolina. He discusses his discontent with his fellow solider's irreligiousness and his desire to transfer into another unit, as well as the fighting in which he was involved.
In this letter, Thad Roberts of the 148th New York Infantry writes home to cos. Roberts discusses the spread of disease through Nashville, Tennessee where the 148th is stationed. He also mentions the conditions of the regiment's weapons as well as their prisoner of war and death counts.
This collection consists of ten letters and five envelopes from Union soldier William Styer to his wife Susannah (Defenbaugh) Styer dating from 1862 November 12 to 1863 September 5. One letter was written in Camp Morton, Indiana; one was written on board the Ohio Belle; and the rest were written from Fort Pickering, Tennessee.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 6
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
- Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 3
- Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Andersonville Prison -- History. 1
- Christianity -- Southern States. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army of Tennessee -- Artillery. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 3rd. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 6th. 1
- Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Point Lookout (Md.) -- History. 1
- Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 1
- Richmond (Va.) -- History. 1
- Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- New York (State) -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- South Carolina -- Correspondence. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons, Confederate. 1
- United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 89th (1862-1865). 1
- Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 1 ∧ less