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Collection — Box: 67
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter to his mother discusses recent elections in Fulton County, the defeat of the Democrats there and the impeachment of Andrew Johnson.
Dates: Created: November 13, 1866
Collection — Box: 65
Scope and Contents Four page letter to Peter D. Vroom, Oct. 26, 1858, discusses local politics including Richard Oglesby and Stephen A. Douglas; James Buchanan and patronage; and Emperor Alexander of Russia and his "benevolent design" and acquiring a picture of Nicholas in his sleigh. Three page letter to Vroom, Dec. 16, 1865, discusses President Johnson and Governor Oglesby.
Dates: Created: 1858 - 1865
Collection — Box: 78
Scope and Contents Letter to Mrs. Julia Trumbull congratulating her husband's speech on the rights of freemen and giving his opinion of President Johnson.
Dates: Created: March 8, 1866
Collection — Box: 64
Scope and Contents Letters, documents and journal. Letters discuss opposition to the power of the railroad companies, Abraham Lincoln's character and his friendship with him, Illinois and National politics, family affairs, his first meeting with General Ulysses Grant at Cairo, Ill. in 1861, letter of recommendation to President Johnson for Brigadier General A.A. Smith of Illinois, and a letter acknowledging an invitation to Army of the Cumberland Reunion in Decatur, 1870. Letters to Jackson Grimshaw, General...
Dates: Created: 1856 - 1924
Collection — Box: 62
Scope and Contents Letter, Sept. 1865 to Major George E. Wentworth expressing regret for attempted escape. Two letters to his wife, Frank, discuss family affairs, work in the prison, his longing for home, President Johnson and efforts to be pardoned. One letter from Jere Dyer to his sister Frank, Mudd's wife, discuss his efforts to help the doctor and family affairs. Dr. Mudd's pardon, signed by President Andrew Johnson. Letter, Sept. 1906, from Mudd's daughter Nettie to Alton B. Parker regarding her "prospectus"...
Dates: Created: 1865 - 1906
Collection — Box: 72
Scope and Contents Letters to family, parents and four brothers, while serving in Missouri, Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana and fighting in the Meridian campaign, the Red River Expedition, and the Tupelo and Oxford campaigns. Discusses camp life, those ill or wounded with sprinkled references to small pox and mentions of measles and typhoid, interactions with rebels, farm business at home and family news. Speaks negatively of General Banks during the Red River Campaign and occasionally refers to hunting...
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1913
- Names: Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 X
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- Illinois--Politics and government 1
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination 1
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- Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
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- Red River Expedition, 1864 1
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- Tennessee--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Tupelo (Miss.) 1
- Tupelo, Battle of, Tupelo, Miss., 1864 1
- United States--Army--Military life 1
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