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Alonzo G. Payne diary

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1152
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

Anson Patterson letters

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1148
Scope and Contents Four letters to Helen and one to Auntie discuss his activities, occurrences and the cost of items at Nashville, his feelings about the war and the Confederacy. Mentions those from home who are doing well, sick or dead. Describes a deserter being discharged and the music played.
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1863

Biographical sketches of the 24th New York Cavalry Regiment

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1104
Scope and Contents Sketches of several members of the 24th New York Cavalry including: Allen Gifford Potter Brown whose war wound caused deafness and who became president of the Silent Army Deaf Soldiers, Sailors and Marines based in Brooklyn, New York, also several letters from him to Newberry; Stephen E. Chandler with a description of actions winning him the Medal of Honor; Richard L. Hill, a businessman in Corning and New York, New York; and Albert Thomas, a portrait painter. Copy of an 1883 letter from...
Dates: Created: 1883 - 1901

Charles C. Murdock letters

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1088
Scope and Contents Letters to parents sent from Camp Lincoln, Annapolis and Baltimore, Md., Newbern and Plymouth, N.C., Alexandria, Va. and Washington, D.C. Letters are newsy and detailed. Describes drilling, guard duty, camp life, troop movements, skirmishes and battles. Gives very detailed descriptions of his life in camp, what they eat, wear, living quarters, other soldiers, his general thoughts on all of it and his stay in the hospital in Baltimore. Also detailed descriptions of troop movements with...
Dates: Created: 1860 - 1864

Daniel W. Messick letter

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1039
Scope and Contents Letter to his wife from Camp Lyon, Bird's Point, Missouri gives details of trip from Cairo, Ill. to Camp Lyon, camp life, the situation of the camp and his desire to get into the fight.
Dates: Created: February 3, 1862

George Henry Palmer biography

 Collection — Box: 64
Identifier: MS-SC1134 + BV
Scope and Contents Biography of his life focusing on his experiences in the army through the Civil War and after until 1883. Typescript and photostat copies, only, of original.
Dates: Created: 1879 - 1892

Geza Mihalotzy papers

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1042
Scope and Contents Includes orders, official letters, disciplinary charges against several soldiers, specifically charges against Mihalotzy for "Disobedience of Orders", "did quarter himself in the home of I.W. Douse in Athens Ala." and "molestation in their person and property". Includes his response to these charges and a summary of the findings of the court. Two notes from J.B. Turchin regarding troop movements. Topographical maps of Becherd and Tullahoma, Tenn.
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1864

Greenville M. Mitchell letter

 Collection — Box: 60
Identifier: MS-SC1058
Scope and Contents Letter to Mrs. James in Mattoon, Illinois, regarding the death of her son Thomas, killed August 24, 1864 and sending regrets from his comrades for the "fallen hero."
Dates: Created: September 16, 1864

Henry M. Newhall letters

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1099
Scope and Contents Letters to his sister in Quincy, Ill. discuss camp life, Black soldiers in the army, jealousy in Union command and several encounters with Forrest's men. Also discuss friends and family back in Quincy.
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1865

James Adelbert Mulligan Letter

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1008A
Scope and Contents Letter sent from New Creek, W. Virginia, to J.C.S. Fitzpatrick in Chicago re: the Irish National Fair to be held in Chicago in March. Sends contribution and states that when the Union has favorably completed "this present question" he will devote all of his time and strength to "Irish Nationality".
Dates: Created: January 29, 1864