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Grenville Mellen Dodge Manuscript
This manuscript contains copies of regimental and brigade general and special orders documenting the activities of the Second Division of the Army of Tennessee under the command of General Grenville Mellen Dodge from 1 January 1863 to 14 January 1864.
Henry Bechtel Letter
Henry Bechtel of Company E of the 22nd Ohio Infantry wrote this letter to his parents on June 5, 1863 from camp on Haines Bluff in Mississippi. He mentions having recently left Jackson, Tennessee, and traveled through Memphis before approaching Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Dates: 1863 June 5
Lieutenant Frank C. Lovejoy Civil War Papers
Abstract This collection consists of several documents pertaining to the 3rd Regiment Cavalry U.S. Colored Troops of Vicksburg, Mississippi and to First Lieutenant Frank C. Lovejoy of the 3rd Regiment. Many of the letters pertain to accusations made against Lovejoy about him improperly enlisting recruits and overstaying a leave of absence. The documents in the collection include a military circular, a military pass, and documents dealing with appraisals of captured horses. The collection also...
Dates: 1863 June 7-1879 March 23
Robert Moore Diary
Abstract Robert Moore of Kewanee, Illinois used this diary to record his experiences as a Private with the 124th Illinois Infantry during the Civil War. His account begins when he enlists in the regiment on 1862 August 14 and goes on to describe the unit's movement from Illinois to Jackson, Tennessee and Corinth, Mississippi. Moore notes that they served under General John A. Logan's division of the Army of the Tennessee and mentions many of their responsibilities, including guarding the railroads,...
Dates: 1862 August 14-1864 January 9