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David D. Porter letter

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1195
Scope and Contents Official copy of a letter to Gen. W.T. Sherman requesting that the Navy Yard and all shops and buildings in that area be turned over to Lt. Bishop for Navy use. Note by General S.A. Hurlbut, Dec. 20, 1862, at Memphis, Tenn., complying with request.
Dates: Created: December 19, 1862

Ellen B. (Ewing) Sherman letters

 Collection — Box: 79
Identifier: MS-SC1378
Scope and Contents Four letters to General Halleck re: her husband and her brother, Charlie. Letter, Feb. 1862, asks Halleck's opinion of her husband's mental status in light of newspaper article questioning it. Letter, Feb. 16, 1862, expresses reassurance from his letter and his "testimony against those who have combined to injure my husband." Letter, March 19, 1862, states her husband is better since reaching Savannah, flatters Halleck's leadership and requests that her brother's regiment be transferred to her...
Dates: Created: 1862

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

William Tecumseh Sherman letters to Major Willard Warner

 Collection — Box: 79
Identifier: MS-SC1382
Scope and Contents Letter to his friend Warner. One, 1863, discusses his report re: Colonel Woods. The remainder of the letters are written after the war and discuss his dislike of politics and refusal to be involved, the prospects for the south and of living in the south, Warner's election to the Senate and his need to travel the state and know its needs so as not to be perceived as a carpetbagger, organization of the militia, his preference for "noncommingling" of the races, and some business activities. He...
Dates: Created: 1863 - 1888

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