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Title: Civil War Collection, 1860-1866Add to your cart.

ID: 1/6/MSS 004

Extent: 3.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.

Subjects: Confederate States of America., Gillmore, Quincy Adams, 1825-1888, United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865

Forms of Material: Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876 - Correspondence, Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893 - Correspondence, Correspondence., Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 - Correspondence, Gillmore, Quincy Adams, 1825-1888 - Correspondence, Portraits

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of Civil War correspondence and portraits. Letters of interest include a letter from Braxton Bragg, a letter from Major General Benjamin Franklin Butler to [Henry] Wilson, complaining of General [Quincy Adams] Gilmore and suggesting he ought to be removed from his command and a letter from Jefferson Davis to the [Confederate] Senate and House of Representatives.  Portraits consists of drawings of members of the United States and Confederate military.

Subject/Index Terms

Confederate States of America.
Gillmore, Quincy Adams, 1825-1888
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Related Materials: See Civil War Documents, MSS 105

Preferred Citation: [Item], Civil War collection, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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Volume 1: Daily memoranda of 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, during campaign commencing., 1864 May 3Add to your cart.
Handwritten copy of headquarters ledger book.
Volume 2: Journal of Operations, 14th Army Corps, April 1, 1863 – October 19, 1863;  Army of the Cumberland., 1863 October 19 – 1865 May 25Add to your cart.
Handwritten copy of headquarters ledger book.

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