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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 records:

Henry C. and Indiana Gale papers

 Collection
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)

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