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Collection — Box: 64
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
Collection — Box: 72
Scope and Contents Three Civil War letters re: Sanitary Commission, two from General Grant and one from Governor Yates. Letters re: his work in Georgia and some of the problems he faced with the people of Georgia (including one very dissatisfied citizen who signed his letter KKK), politics in the Grant administration, the Republican Party in the south, the 1876 Republican campaign, numerous letters of recommendation for Robb and others. Newspaper clippings about Mexico and Texas, letters and news clippings re:...
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1895
Collection — Box: 74
Scope and Contents Some orders and receipts. Letter, 1863, of Wallace to Halleck defending his late arrival at the battle of Shiloh. Several letters, one from W.T. Sherman, 1879 and a report by Rowley, 1881, in reference to Wallace and the battle of Shiloh. War letters from Alexander Osborth, Adam Badeau, Ely Parker, Col. George Leet, and John Rawlins. A letter, Oct. 1863, from Osborth discusses his wish to go to Texas, and his order to go to Florida and "our friend has had a hand in it." All discuss the news of...
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1892
Collection — Box: 79
Scope and Contents Two letters from 1864, both to General McPherson. The first, April 6, from Nashville, Tenn. discusses maintaining the Mississippi River, his suggestion for Hurlbut and Slocum, the Red River Expedition and instructions re: Dept. of Tenn. The second, April 29, informs McPherson that he has instructed General Washburn to hold Forrest and as many of the enemy as possible. Letter, 1872, to William Stanley Hatch discusses how he got his name "Tecumseh". Letter, 1872, to Alexander S. Webb mentions...
Dates: Created: 1864 - 1886
- Names: Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886 X
- American Civil War, 1861-1865 3
- American Civil War--letters and diaries 2
- American Civil War--Illinois--31st Infantry 1
- Belmont, Battle of, Belmont, Mo., 1861 1
- Galena (Ill.) 1
- Georgia 1
- Illinois--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Mexican-American War, 1846-1848 1
- Mexico--Relations--United States 1
- Morgan County (Ill.) 1
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 1
- Red River Expedition, 1864 1
- Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 1
- United States--Politics and government 1
- United States--Relations--Mexico 1
- United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 5th (1846-1847) 1 ∧ less