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Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Records:

Evan Wright family papers

Call Number: RH MS 1587

The Evan Wright family papers are mostly made up of Evan Wright’s short stories and newspaper columns, and some of his professional and technical writing and speeches. A few papers belonging to Levy Wright, Evan’s father, are included, as well as some papers belonging to Evan Wright’s great-grandfather, Charles DeWolf, from his time as a Missouri Union soldier in the Civil War. Photocopies of DeWolf’s Civil War diary are also included, as well as DeWolf family photographs and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1875-2003, 2022 (bulk 1940-1999)

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

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

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