United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Royal Augustus Bensell (1838-1921) served as a corporal in the California Infantry during the American Civil War, was assigned to Ft. Yamhill, Oregon for three years, and later moved to Yaquina Bay, Oregon. The collection (1862-1864) contains a diary kept during his service, and scrapbook.
Simon R. Bowermeister was an enlisted man who served in Company D., 3d Regiment, Virginia Mounted Riflemen during the American Civil War. Bowermeister died in a Confederate prison in 1864. The collection (1863) contains letters written to Harriet A. McConnell describing a soldier's life.
Jacob A. Bradford was an enlisted man in Company F, 2d Regiment, Michigan Volunteer Cavalry during the American Civil War. The collection (1861-1864) contains diaries, correspondence, miscellaneous Bradford family documents, and Civil War era newspapers.
Edward Burns was a soldier who served in the American Civil War. The collection contains a photostat copy of a letter from Burns to James Boyle, dated December 18, 1862.
John F. Campbell wrote a letter dated August 6, 1863, to "Aunt and relatives," reporting the death of his brother at the battle of Gettysburg, describing the burial arrangements, and his decision to not bring the body home to Indiana.
James H. Gillian was a soldier who served in the American Civil War. The collection contains a letter dated December 11, 1862 from Gillian to his mother.
James H. Gillian was a soldier who served in the American Civil War. The collection contains a letter dated December 19, 1861 from Gillian to his mother.
Nathaniel Clinton Howard was a private in Company D, 135th Regiment, Illinois Volunteers during the America Civil War. The collection (1864) contains correspondence, mostly letters to his wife and children in Pilot, Illinois.
Letter from Chas. B. [Seide?], a Union soldier at Camp Halsted, Va., to a Miss Ritie in Fulton, Oswego Co., N.Y., describing war conditions, Aug. 3, [1862?].
Silas Russell (1835 or 1837-1919) was an Oregon pioneer who farmed near Pleasant Hill, Lane County and who also served in Company H, First Oregon Volunteer Infantry, during the period of "Indian Wars" in Oregon. The collection (1865-1866) contains a diary that describes Russell's experience in the infantry.
Letter from Schnee to his cousin, Alonzo F. Foster in [Moutfort?], Wi., relating the organization of an army church and other general news.
Orrin Stanley (1872-1969) was a construction engineer for the Chicago and Northwestern Railway, 1900-1907, and engineer for the city of Portland, Oregon, from 1912. Collection contains letters and blueprints from Stanley's career.
George Washington Walker was a soldier in the 32nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. The collection consists primarily of correspondence between Walker and his wife, Mary Webster Walker, during the war.
William Fursuar Wellington (1835 - ) served as a private in Company K, 42d Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the America Civil War. The collection (1864-1865) consists of correspondence to his wife, a photograph, and discharge papers.
The collection contains a photocopied letter dated April 28, 1865, by George Weston, Ft. Colville, Washington Territory, to Thomas Kern, Ft. Walla Walla, Washington Territory, regarding the American Civil war, the death of Lincoln, and the capture of General Lee.