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Marquis Alonzo Hills Civil War letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 530
Overview 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
Overview 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