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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 134 Collections and/or Records:

Russel Benson Backus collection on Albert Galliton Earl and Elvira Egbert Carson

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232578630]
Identifier: MSS 8921
Scope and Contents Contains biographical materials on Russel Benson Backus' ancestors, Albert Galliton Earl and Elvira Egbert Carson. Carson's autobiography covers 1821-1898 and discusses her life as a Mormon pioneer. Earl's biography, written by his daughter Elizabeth Elvira Earl Cordner, covers 1846-1909 and discusses his experiences in the Civil War and as a businessman in Utah. The collection includes original documents as well as photocopies, and both biographies are available on DVD. Materials dated...
Dates: 1865-2016

Blaisdell family correspondence, approximately 1910-1985

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6207 Series 3
Scope and Contents

This series contains the correspondence of the Blaisdell family. This series spans from circa 1910 to 1985. It includes letters exchanged between member of the Blaisdell family.

Dates: approximately 1910-1985

Blaisdell family genealogy, approximately 1906-1999

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6207 Series 1
Scope and Contents

This series contains the history of the Blaisdell family, which includes Elijah Whittier Blaisdell, John Blaisdell, Mary Frances Blaisdell, and Ruth F. Blaisdell. This series spans from circa 1906 to 1999. It includes journals of family history; marriage, divorce, birth, and death records; and genealogy records.

Dates: approximately 1906-1999

Blaisdell family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6207

This collection contains the Blaisdell family papers, consisting of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, programs, articles, family history notes and papers, genealogy books, articles, and other miscellaneous papers, dated circa 1800-1984.

Dates: approximately 1800-1984

Blaisdell family scrapbooks, approximately 1811-1987

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6207 Series 2
Scope and Contents

This series contains scrapbooks which record the history of the Blaisdell family. This series spans from circa 1811 to 1987. It includes photographs and newspaper clippings that document the lives of members of the Blaidell family.

Dates: approximately 1811-1987

Cannonball found in Independence, Missouri, likely 1864 October 21-22

 Item — Box 4: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197233650941]
Identifier: MSS 6223 Series 2 Item 14
Scope and Contents Cannonball found near the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Independence Stake Center and the Community of Christ Temple in Independence, Missouri, in approximately 1990. This solid shot, 2.75-inch projectile was likely fired by a Union Army Parrot Rifle during the Second Battle of Independence (October 21-22, 1864).On the morning of October 22, Union forces, under the command of Major General Alfred Pleasanton, pursued Confederate General James Fagan's brigades...
Dates: likely 1864 October 21-22

Diaries and a memoir

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197223105955]
Identifier: MSS 2360
Scope and Contents Diaries and memoir tell of Church's life's work, the weather, his accounts of the U.S. Civil War including events at Fort Sumpter (South Carolina), Secession of the Southern States and the presidency and assassination of Abraham Lincoln. One diary contains a brief entry by Church's son, John A. Church, in 1889. The four diaries describe the day-to-day occurrences encountered by Church, including deaths of loved ones and acquaintances (which are described frequently). The fourth item, a...
Dates: approximately 1858-1915

Elizabeth Touchstone Clayton collection of family letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7809
Scope and Contents Contains letters between immediate and extended family members of Elizabeth Touchstone Clayton, which come from various states including Texas, Alabama, Washington, New York, and New Jersey. A majority of the letters are between husband, William D. Craig, and wife, Bessie Graham Craig. Also includes letters from Gavin Drummond Hunt to his sister, Mary Craig, and letters from Allie G. Hunt. The letters date before, during, and after the American Civil War, and some letters include...
Dates: 1838-1976

E. Kent Kane general research, 1854-1974

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 9 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains articles, book and encyclopedia excerpts, notes, and other materials gathered by Kane during his research on historical topics related to the Kane family. Includes information on the Bucktails Regiment, the McKean and Elk Land and Improvement Company, the Civil War, and the Mormons. Materials date from between 1854 and 1974.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1854-1974

Edward M. Hayhurst correspondence and other material, 1862-1865

 File — Box 9: [Barcode: 31197239254250], disk: 74-77
Identifier: UA 5665
Scope and Contents

Digitized correspondence between Edward M. Hayhurst and various members of his family, including his father, mother, brothers, and grandparents. The letters mostly relate to his service in the Union army (Company E, 124th regiment, Ohio Infantry) during the Civil War, and date from between June 1862 and September 1865.

Dates: 1862-1865