Oregon -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Found in 8 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.
Jackson County, Oregon Citizen's Committee started a petition in 1865 that asked the County to extend payment to persons enlisting in the Oregon Volunteer Infantry before February 1, 1865. The collection contains the petition dated February 1, 1865, and includes fifty-four signatures.
Typescripts for the radio program KOAC Library Hour, prepared under the direction of Martin Schmitt for the University of Oregon Library, 1952. Includes related correspondence (1951-1952), program schedules, and short critiques of the programs Stage Coach to Roseburg and The People L'arn done by high school students. Principal correspondents include Karl Hintz of the University of Oregon Library and William S. Forth of Oregon State College.
Oregon Infantry, 1st Regiment, Company B, was part of the Oregon Volunteer's regiment during the American Civil War. The collection (1864-1867) contains letters received and sent by Captain Ephraim Palmer, and also financial records and "monthly returns."
The Oregon Militia, 1st Brigade, 1st Regiment, Company A, which organized during the American Civil War, was referred to as the "Mountain Rangers." The collection (1863-1867) contains journals, correspondence, muster rolls, and information regarding the origin and dissolution of the Mountain Rangers.
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.
The collection contains a letter that certifies the Union sympathies of two men from Oregon, signed by T. J. Smith, on January 26, 1870. The letter states that Robert Lodd [Ladd?] of Portland, Oregon and Alex A. Miller of Jacksonville, Oregon are not a part of any rebellion.