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Ely S. Parker letter

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1143
Scope and Contents Letter to General John C. Smith, Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, re: the relationship between John Rawlins and Grant, Grant's intemperance and Parker's opinion of statements about Grant and Rawlins made by Sylvanus Cadwallader, a journalist and Grant biographer.
Dates: Created: February 17, 1887

John A. Rawlins letter

 Collection — Box: 69
Identifier: MS-SC1241
Scope and Contents Letter to J. Warren Miller at Vicksburg, notifying him that General Grant will approve his appointment to higher rank of lieutenant colonel by brevet.
Dates: Created: April 5, 1866

William Tecumseh Sherman letters

 Collection — Box: 79
Identifier: MS-SC1383
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

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