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Henry and Lucy Fike papers

Call Number: RH MS 5
Overview The correspondence of the Fike papers is divided into three series the first grouping is composed of sequentially numbered letters, dating from August 25, 1862 to July 9, 1865, written by Henry C. Fike to his wife. Lucy Cimbaline's written response to her husband's letter are arranged chronologically in the second portion of the collection. The third series is a grouping of unnumbered letters received by Henry C. Fike from various relatives and friends. The collection also includes Lucy...
Dates: 1862 - 1906

Henry C. and Indiana Gale papers

Call Number: RH MS P975
Overview This collection consists of a compact disc with scanned images of letters from Henry Charles Gale, commissary sergeant with the 11th Kansas Cavalry during the Civil War, to his wife Indiana (Clark) Gale. Also on the CD are scans of his regiment's muster rolls and his volunteer enlistment, his discharge papers, Indiana's and her children's pension papers, and other letters from Henry C. to other family members and from other family and friends to Indiana Gale, particularly after Henry's...
Dates: 1859-1870s (bulk 1862-1865)

Katie Armitage papers

Call Number: RH MS 1479

This collection of Lawrence, Kansas-based historian Katie Hart Armitage's papers includes Armitage's correspondence spanning from the 1970s until 2016, as well as her historical research materials and preparatory notes for tours and presentations centered primarily on the American Civil War, the Oregon-California Trail, and the Santa Fe Trail.

Dates: 1953 - 2017

Letters to Richard Henry Roberts

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS 132

This collection contains 73 letters, the bulk of which were written to Richard Henry Roberts by members of his family during the Civil War. There are also miscellaneous manuscripts written by and to Emily Swan before her marriage to Richard Henry Roberts.

Dates: 1838 - 1869

Marquis Alonzo Hills Civil War letters

Call Number: RH MS 530

These thirteen Civil War letters were written by Marquis Alonzo Hills from 1861 to 1863 while serving in Company E of Iowa's 3rd Infantry Regiment. Military engagements described by Hills include the Battle of Blue Mills Landing at Liberty, Missouri; the siege of Corinth, Mississippi; and the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Included is a copy of the last will of Marquis Hills' father, Humphry Amasa Hills.

Dates: 1861 - 1863

Narrative of Andrew Williams, a formerly enslaved African American

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P42

Andrew Williams' autobiographical narrative gives an account of Quantrill's raid on Lawrence, Kansas in 1863. Williams wrote it at the urging of William E. Connelley.

Dates: 1861 - 1910

Reminiscences of early days in Missouri and the Civil War.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P167

Relates experiences on farm near Osceola, Missouri, in pre-Civil War days. Describes the family's move to Illinois to escape Confederate sentiments. Gives some details of his brother's experiences in the war. Mentions Lincoln's death and its effect on the family.

Dates: before 1960

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