American Civil War--Equipment and supplies
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 62
Scope and Contents Letter January 1864 to Colonel Wilson, complaining of inadequate provisions, his efforts to get supplies and his inability to get an interview with General Banks. Refers to President Lincoln's comments regarding supplies and the "facts being to the contrary." A pass, Dec. 4, 1861, for Mr. William Butler and Lady to Fort Holt and Cairo, signed by Major Mudd.
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1864
Collection — Box 72
Scope and Contents Military commissions signed by Governor Yates and O.M. Hatch. Discharge and re-enlistment paper. Final discharge in August 1865. Statement of Ordnance and Ordnance Store for Co. G of the 55th Ill. Infantry, Aug. 14, 1865 signed by Captain Roberts. Lists soldiers in the company and the items charged to them, total money value for the items for each soldier and disposition of items.
Dates: Created: 1863 - 1865
Collection — Box 78
Scope and Contents Letters to Anna from Chicago where he enlisted, Cairo, Paducah and Columbus, Ky., Tennessee, Mississippi and the hospital. He discusses camp life and his work as cook, rations, accommodations for the soldiers, illness (his own and others), friends and family in Geneva and in the army, pursuit of Prices's army in Mississippi and frequently laments the poor treatment of the soldiers. He gives a vivid description of the hospital in Memphis and his work there. Seven letters, 1864-1865, to Anna from...
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1865