American Civil War--Illinois--14th Cavalry
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 68
Scope and Contents Nine letters from Quigg to his brother-in-law Solomon F. Lewis, a lawyer and future mayor of Clinton, Illinois, discuss business at home and brief news of his regiment's activities. Two of the letters were written after being taken prisoner and describe his situation. Three letters from E.M. Prince to Lewis. One, June 10, 1862 asking Lewis to post posters and bills for Captain Rowland trying to get up a company of sharp shooters. The other two are brief and regard business.
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1865
Collection — Box 57
Scope and Contents Many letters from Sabrina and her sons to their father while he was in California. A few letters from Hale to his family. They give news of the family both in Illinois and New York. The farm, William's work as telegrapher and Edwin's as teacher. They discuss their friends in Lockport and Joliet. William frequently gives the political news both state and national, whether California will be a state, the Free Soilers, the Fugitive Slave Law, the Whig party and local political elections and...
Dates: Created: 1848 - 1866