02/08. Small Collections and Vertical Files
Record Group Term
Record subgroup for the ALPLM Manuscripts Department for collections and vertical files. Small collections include personal and family papers, corporate records, county records, and military records. Vertical files include small collections of unknown or varied provenance used predominantly as ready reference files, documenting Illinois counties and cities, individuals, businesses, organizations, and events.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 65
Scope and Contents Typed transcript of diary kept during the last months of the war discusses travels through Mississippi and back to Tennessee where they remain for the duration of the war, his activities and those of his company. Mentions numerous others in the regiment giving tidbits of information about them. After the war talks of work done with Lieutenant Clad to finish up the work of the regiment. Speaks of his wife and family often.
Dates: Created: January 1 - June 22, 1865
Collection — Box 60
Scope and Contents Includes a few official letters most regarding appointing or removing people, orders and reports. Includes a report on the Battle of Thompson's Hills, a report on the Meridian expedition, a report on the Jackson, Mississippi expedition, a report on raids in Mississippi, Sept 21-Oct. 11, 1864. Four letters from Reuben B. Hatch regarding the signing of receipts, with one response from Miller expressing consternation at Hatch's letter. One letter gives insight into the character of Captain A.C....
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1865
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Collection contains the letters of William A. Allen (1830-1891) written to his wife, Millicent Blanchard Allen (1838-1922), during his service during the American Civil War in the 9th Illinois Infantry Regiment in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. An assistant surgeon, Allen described camp life and medical care. Includes newsclippings, military papers and two musical scores.
Dates: Created: 1863 - 1864