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Barnabas Dorr Palmer personal papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P111
Overview

The papers include (1) a testimony to his recent left-handness sworn before Douglas County Clerk in 1867, (2) a manuscript titled "A sketch of my military history" which he entered in a penmanship contest, sponsored by William Oland Bourne, editor of the "Soldier's Friend", (3) a letter from General U.S. Grant awarding Palmer first prize in the contest, and (4) letter awarding Palmer a $50 prize.

Dates: 1867 - 1868

Civil War letters

 Collection
Call Number: MS 290
Overview

Letters by a variety of authors connected with the United States' Civil War. Topics include the daily lives of soldiers, military campaigns, request for supplies and aid, issues with desertion, court-martial decisions, soldiers reporting for duty, and officers issuing orders.

Dates: 1852 - 1913

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Names: Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 X

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Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
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Bourne, Wm. Oland (William Oland), 1819-1901 1
Palmer, Barnabas Dorr, 1842- 1
Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 1
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 1