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    • American Civil War Collection (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

    • This digital collection is an assemblage of handwritten letters, songsheets, and military orders. Spanning the entire period of the American Civil War (1861-1865), these items gathered together provide a unique and insightful glimpse into the era.
    • Government, Law, Politics; U.S. History; Military and War
    • Images; Images--General; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries; Text--General;
    • Basil H. Messler Diary (Augustana College)

    • This collection includes the diary, February 1864-January 1865, of Basil H. Messer, a Union Army soldier in the Mississippi Marine Brigade and First Battalion Calvary Regiment in the United States Civil War.
    • Illinois and Regional History; Military and War; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Edward D. Sweeney Ledger (Augustana College)

    • The Edward D. Sweeney account ledger, 1860-1869, primarily contains the business records of Edward Sweeney, a Rock Island lawyer, particularly related to bounty claims following the American Civil War.
    • Illinois and Regional History; Military and War
    • Text
    • General Leonard Fulton Ross Papers (Western Illinois University)

    • This collection documents Ross' life, focusing on his early business dealings, Civil War-era correspondence, and post-war agricultural and livestock breeding career. It offers unique insight into nineteenth century life in Fulton County and...
    • Biography; Government, Law, Politics; Illinois and Regional History; Military and War; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    •  Gould D. Molineaux Diaries (Augustana College)

    • Gould D. Molineaux (1835?-1883) served in Company E of the 8th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He fought the duration of the Civil War, including many important battles during the Vicksburg Campaign. This collection contains Molineaux’s diaries...
    • Illinois and Regional History; Military and War; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Hans Westerlund Papers (Augustana College)

    • Hans Westerlund (1842-1874) was a Swedish-American Civil War soldier who served in Company C of the 43rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment (also known as the "Koerner Regiment") for the U.S. Army. The Hans Westerlund papers contain...
    • Genealogy; Illinois and Regional History; Military and War; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Portraits; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • I & M Canal Documents and Correspondence, 1832-1857 (Lewis University)

    • Illinois and Michigan Canal Documents and Correspondence, 1832-1855, is a collection of original documents, contracts, reports, maps, letters, and other material relating to the construction and operation of the Illinois and Michigan Canal (I&M...
    • Illinois and Regional History
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • John Ericsson Papers (Augustana College)

    • John Ericsson was a Swedish-American inventor and mechanical engineer. He is perhaps best known for designing the Civil War ship, U.S.S. Monitor. The John Ericsson papers, 1853-1879, contains letters written by Ericsson, a carte de visite, and an...
    • Technology and Industry; U.S. History
    • Text
    • Noah Hart Papers (Dominican University)

    • The Noah Hart Papers consist mainly of correspondence during the Civil War from Captain Noah Hart (1813-1891) to his wife Emily Julia Peck Hart (1824-1884). Of particular note are the letters of July and August 1864 regarding General Sherman's...
    • Military and War; Biography; Government, Law, Politics; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries; Text--General
    • Southern Illinois Civil War (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)

    • This digital collection consists of handwritten letters, diaries, and military orders spanning the era before, during, and after the American Civil War (1861-1865). The collection documents the southern Illinois experience of the war, and...
    • Government, Law, Politics; U.S. History; Military and War; Illinois and Regional History
    • Images; Images--General; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries; Text--General
    • William R. Townsend Civil War Diary (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

    • The images in this collection comprise the complete Civil War diary of Union soldier William R. Townsend. The diary covers the period from April 11, 1863, to February 2, 1864 and contains descriptions of camp life, battles, furlough and leisure...
    • Biography; Government, Law, Politics; U.S. History; Military and War
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries

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