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American Civil War--Illinois--11th Infantry

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Frederick E. Ransom sketchbook

 Collection — Box 69
Identifier: MS-SC1236
Scope and Contents Approx. 100 pen and ink sketches depicting army life in the Civil War, battles, prison conditions, equipment and military dress. Miscellaneous poems, quotations and civil and military facts including an essay "Army Life of Regulars". A brief history of the 11th Ill. Infantry. Copies of general orders and letters of Brigadier General T.E. Ransom. Some family information. Sketches done after the war. All captioned, signed and dated by Ransom.
Dates: Created: 1874 - 1882

Smith D. Atkins papers

 Collection — Box 2
Identifier: MS-SC44
Scope and Contents Consists of correspondence, legal documents, clippings and miscellaneous papers concerning Rock River Seminary, Atkins' Civil War service, condolences on the death of his son, and his career as a newspaper editor in Freeport, Illinois. Includes a 1852 manuscript edition of the Rock River Seminary paper, Morning Star, and a report on the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Cavalry's march with Sherman through the Carolinas in 1865. Letter: Mt. Morris, Illinois, to John L. Bittinger, Freeport, Ill., 1852 Dec....
Dates: Created: 1852-1887

Thomas E. G. Ransom report

 Collection — Box 69
Identifier: MS-SC1237
Scope and Contents Contemporary copy of Thomas Ransom's report to Major Wickham Hoffman, Assistant Adjutant General, of the Battle of Mansfield, Louisiana (Sabine Cross Road), in which Ransom was wounded.
Dates: Created: June 11, 1864