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Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Brown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2117
Abstract

This is a collection of over fifty civil war letters written by Harry Brown to his wife from August 1861 through September 1862.

Dates: 1861-1862

John Watkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1161
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of letters that John Watkins, then serving with the 19th Ohio Light Artillery, wrote to his fiancee, Sarah Probert, and other family members. In them, he discusses his experiences in the Civil War, including his unit's participation in the East Tennessee Campaign and the Battle of Fort Sanders. Also included are family diaries, photographs, and account books.

Dates: 1805 - circa 1985

Sarah Probert Watkins/Probert Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2292
Abstract

The bulk of this collection houses correspondence between Sarah (Probert) Watkins and family and friends living in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois between 1865 and 1905. Other letters were written to and from George Probert and other members of the Probert family.

Dates: 1838-1948

William G. Brownlow Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1956
Abstract

In this letter, Brownlow reports that he has just returned to Cincinnati (where he lived while in exile from East Tennessee) from Louisville and Frankfort. He also mentions that he has been sick with a bilious attack and states that he has received about twenty tickets in response to our letters.

Dates: 1863 January 17