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Lewis James Mighell diary

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1041
Scope and Contents Entries discuss the weather and his work on the farm. Occasionally makes a short trip. Mentions some business transactions.
Dates: Created: March 2 - November 29, 1857

Lincoln National Memorial Highway Committee

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC415
Abstract The Lincoln National Memorial Highway Committee was appointed in 1929 by Governor Louis Emmerson pursuant to House Joint Resolution No. 32, in which the Governor was requested to collect data regarding the construction of a highway “following wherever practicable the general route traveled by the Lincoln Family, immigrating from Kentucky to Illinois . . .” The collection includes carbon copies of outgoing letters as well as incoming correspondence; affidavits from persons in Clark, Coles,...
Dates: Created: 1929-1931

Lindorf Ozburn letters

 Collection — Box: 64
Identifier: MS-SC1130
Scope and Contents Four letters to his wife, Eliza, from the Mexican War discusses a buffalo hunt, sickness and death of the men from Morgan County, Eliza's wish to teach school while he is gone, his weariness with the war and several mentions of Lieutenant John Logan. Mentions a Colonel Griffin's "brush with Indians" where a "great number" of Indians were killed, including women and children who had hidden in the grass and were trampled. One letter from his uncle, Dr. John Logan. One letter to Eliza from the...
Dates: Created: 1847 - 1861

Lines L. Parker diary

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1144
Scope and Contents Diary kept during 1862 gives brief daily account of activities, marching, taking up and putting down camp, problems encountered, weather and references to wife, father and friends back in Vermilion County. Frequent references to lack of food and in one entry states the "men are starving". Regiment moves through Kentucky, Tennessee and Arkansas. Visits Danville in December and writes about farm, family and efforts to recruit soldiers.
Dates: Created: 1862

Louie E. Lewis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC411
Abstract Democratic State Representative to the Illinois General Assembly (1933-1938) from Christopher (Franklin County), Illinois, Speaker of the House (1937-1938), Illinois State Treasurer (1939-1940) candidate for Lieutenant Governor (1940), Chief Clerk, Motor Carriers Division of the Department of Public Works and Buildings (1949-1952). Married to Flora Agnes Overturf, father of six children. Materials include correspondence, financial records and reports, employee files, clippings, speeches and...
Dates: Created: 1927-1968; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1969

Lyman H. Needham letters

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1094
Scope and Contents The majority of letters are to his sister and brother-in-law, some to "my friends back home". He details his life in camp, many references to sickness and death. Describes his commanding officers and their different styles and his clerical work. Describes the battles and skirmishes and his discouragement at the way the war is going. References to people back home and often speaks of his desire to be back there and married. Three letters from prison at Danville, Va.
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1864

Lyman Meacham letter

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1023
Scope and Contents July 24, 1879 letter to General John A. McClernand regarding his service in the Black Hawk War and his remembrance of the wilderness of the prairie when he first traveled through it. Sent in response to a request for information re: men who had served in that war.
Dates: Created: July 24, 1879

Lyman Trumbull Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-BC640
Abstract Lawyer from Belleville, Illinois; United States Senator (1855-1873); State Supreme Court Justice (1848-1853); State Representative, St. Clair County (1840-1842), Illinois Secretary of State (1841-1843); unsuccessful candidate for Governor (1880).
Dates: Created: 1821-1917; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1963

Madison G. Nixon papers

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1109
Scope and Contents Commission from Governor Yates. Order to join the 6th Regiment in Mississippi signed by Isham Haynie. Transportation orders, medical reports and discharge.
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1865

Manuscript on Belle Reynolds

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1076
Scope and Contents Manuscript of article written about Belle Reynolds' service during the Civil War and her commission given by Governor Yates of Illinois. Also briefly describes her work as a physician after the war in Chicago, California and the Philippines. A signed note by Belle Reynolds telling who Mr. Morris is and that he had written her re: the article which appeared in an Omaha newspaper. Also a short note by Thomas C. Shelley who had served in the 17th Infantry with Mr. Reynolds re: Belle's later life.
Dates: Undated

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