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Jessee, James W. (James Wilson), 1838-1907


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James W. Jessee papers

Call Number: RH MS 878

This collection consists of diaries and their transcripts, military letters of appointment, correspondence, writings, and other materials kept by James W. Jessee, a farmer who lived in both Douglas and Osage Counties, Kansas and McClean County, Illinois. The most substantive part of the collection are his diaries from his time serving in the American Civil War with the 8th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry.

Dates: 1861-1907 (bulk 1861-1865)