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Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

James C. Alden letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225551537]
Identifier: MSS 3902
Abstract Three letters from John C. Alden to his wife, written during the Civil War, 1863.
Dates: 1863

Patience Loader Archer autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3238
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography. Patience tells about her early life in England and her conversion to the Mormon Church. She presents one of the best accounts from the Martin handcart company and goes into considerable detail on the ordeal. Patience tells about the rescue and the continuous efforts of the people in the ill-fated handcart company to survive. She also writes about her arrival in Salt Lake City, Utah, and about the efforts by Brigham Young, second...
Dates: 1872

G. T. Beauregard letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 565
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter on April 7, 1861 and addressed to Major Robert Anerson (1805-1871). Beauregard was the commander of the Confederate defenses of Charleston, South Carolina. His letter tells Major Anderson, United States commander at Fort Sumter, that the garrison will no longer be allowed to purchase supplies in Charleston.
Dates: 1861 April 7

Civil War miscellany

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307347]
Identifier: MSS SC 907
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous items relating to the end of the Civil War and to the Confederate States. Included are General Meade's "General Orders no. 15" of 16 April 1865 announcing the death of President Lincoln and three newspapers ("The Richmond times" 4 May 1865 and "Detroit Tribune" of 15 and 17 April 1865) presenting information on the end of the war and Lincoln's assasination. The Confederate materials are bond notes and a financial record from the treasurer's office.
Dates: 1864-1865

Adelia H. Hardin papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233609707]
Identifier: MSS 1324
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters and miscellaneous papers. The materials relate to the Patty and Hardin families and include a sixteen-page letter by J. R. Hardin telling about his journey from Missouri to Salt Lake City, Utah. Some of the materials relate to the American Civil War. Many of the items were written in California and Missouri.
Dates: 1843-1904

P. H. James letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233291944]
Identifier: Vault MSS 636
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed certificate of disability. This item is dated June 24, 1862 and is addressed to Gen. Wallace at Indianapolis, Indiana. It describes the physical disabilities of Lt. Colonel W.J.H. Robinson.
Dates: 1862 June 24

Robert E. Lee letter to George Brinton McClellan

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292306]
Identifier: Vault MSS 574
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a letter written at Richmond, Virginia, on June 17, 1862, and addressed to George B. McLellan (1826-1885), commander of the Union Army. Lee replies to McClellan's suggestion "to consider medical officers in care of the sick and wounded as non-combatants." Lee agrees "that such officers would be so regarded in the operations of the armies of Northern and Eastern Virginia." Lee thanks McClellan for the release of Dr. Tayler "who was left in attendance upon a sick man at...
Dates: 1862 June 17

Ulysses S. Grant letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233289583]
Identifier: Vault MSS 391
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed "General Order #5," dated 18 Feb. 1862, and composed at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Grant orders all captured property turned over to the respective quartermasters. Handwritten and signed letter, dated 11 July 1863, and addressed to Admiral David D. Porter, commander of the Mississippi Squadron. Grant informs Porter that he accepts the admiral's suggestion. The note contains only twenty-one words. Handwritten and signed letter, composed in Washington, DC, dated 6 Dec....
Dates: 1862-1866

George Brinton McClellan letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292439]
Identifier: Vault MSS 571
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter written from the Army of the Potomac headquarters on July 10, 1862. The item is addressed to Lorenzo Thomas (1804-1875), adjutant General of the Union Army. McClellan wants all of the regiments and batteries of the army brought up to "regulation" in size. He suggests combining units to bring them up to strength.
Dates: 1862 July 10

R. J. Ormsby letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 976
Scope and Contents Letters with photocopies and typescripts. Ormsby sent these items to his wife, Betsy Ormsby, in East Saginaw, Michigan. They give many details on the military actions in which Ormsby was involved. He tells about the Peninsular Campaign of 1862 in a number of letters and reports his experiences in the Second Battle of Manassas of 1862 in one letter. After that engagement he was sent to a hospital in Rhode Island to convalesce from an illness.Ormsby was involved in some heavy...
Dates: 1861-1862