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Charles H. Roney Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3775
Abstract

Two letters from Sgt. Charles H. Roney of the Union Army to his parents, written on April 13, 1862, and June 30, 1862. He tells his parents of his company's plans to capture the Cumberland Gap and of his pay that he intends on sending home to them.

Dates: 1862 April 13, June 30

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

Rosecrans Letter to Medical Dept. G. O. No. 2

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3768
Abstract

This letter is written by Rosecrans to a doctor at Medical Department Gen. Orders No. 2 on July 15th, 1863. It discusses military politics, the occupation of Knoxville by Bragg, and well wishes.

Dates: 1863 July 15

Sgt. William A. Smith Letter to J. O. Jones

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3776
Abstract

A letter was written by Sgt. William A. Smith, Co. B 71 Ind. 6th Cav., on October 5, 1863. He talks about Union occupation north of Knoxville, TN and the increased price of goods and foods in the Confederate states as oppsosed to the Union. He also writes about a brigade of women marching and carrying the U.S. flag. The letter was submitted to Mr. J. O. Jones, postmaster of Terre Haute, Indiana, in hopes that he could get it published in the local newspaper.

Dates: 1863 October 5

William W. Howard Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1340
Abstract This collection consists of twelve letters that William Howard wrote to his sister Sallie while he served in the Union army aboard the USS Brilliant. The letters are primarily concerned with personal matters, especially William's complaints that no one but Sallie writes to him, but he does describe battles and other war news occasionally. His April 6, 1863 letter is addressed from outside of Gnashville, and the final letter is addressed from the U.S. hospital ship Home...
Dates: 1862 August 21-1865 January 15

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