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American Civil War--Illinois--32nd Infantry

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel W. Messick letter

 Collection — Box 59
Identifier: MS-SC1039
Scope and Contents Letter to his wife from Camp Lyon, Bird's Point, Missouri gives details of trip from Cairo, Ill. to Camp Lyon, camp life, the situation of the camp and his desire to get into the fight.
Dates: Created: February 3, 1862

Joseph Benjamin Oakleaf papers

Identifier: MS-SC1114A
Scope and Contents The collection includes a letter, January 8, 1865, from Lt. Fenwick Y. Hedley, of the 32nd Illinois, thanking Sheffield for the kind treatment aboard the ship. A second letter January 9, 1865, signed by all officers of the 32nd who had traveled on the Winona, commending all of the Naval crew for their kindness, generosity and gentlemanly behavior. There is correspondence between Oakleaf and Sheffield, of Stonington, Conn., regarding the two documents and the incident discussed. Also...
Dates: 1865 - 1909