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Robert James Coffey autobiography and poems

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1633
Scope and Contents One bound volume and one loose volume of autobiographical notes, poems, and scrapbook materials along with photocopies of the collection. Coffey served in a Pennsylvania regiment of the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861-1865). He participated in a large number of campaigns and gives detailed accounts of army life. There are also printed copies of many of the poems Coffey was able to publish.
Dates: 1861-1903

Mormon Battalion

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2224
Scope and Contents Handwritten poem commemorating the activities of the Mormon Battalion in service of the United States during the war with Mexico (1845-1848). The item was written in ink. "By John Hancock who went in the Battalion in 1847" has been penciled in at the bottom of the item in another hand. No John Hancock is listed among members of the battalion.
Dates: approximately 1860

Women's rights document

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2086
Scope and Contents Handwritten document. The item contains poems and miscellaneous notes relating to women's rights in the United States.
Dates: approximately 1900