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Oliver S. Baird diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 58
Scope and Contents

Holograph diary of Baird's activities while serving in the Civil War which gives brief accounts of travels, drills, inspections and work details.

Dates: 1861-1862

Eugene Banks diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 57
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary which contains an account of military life during the Civil War from a Southern officer's point of view. Banks includes descriptions of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, the Confederate retreat, and the execution of four deserters. Collection also includes a typescript of the diary and a description of the diary with background information on Banks written in 1976 by Darrell Batson. Photocopies of materials also included with collection.

Dates: 1863-1976

Henry Baxter letters and reports

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 894
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters and reports. Forty-four of the items deal with Baxter's activities during the Civil War. Many of them were written by Baxter and by other participants. They deal with a wide range of military matters including the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 and the Battle of the Wilderness in 1864. Also included is official and family correspondence kept while Baxter was in Honduras.

Dates: 1861-1878

Thomas Walter Brookbank reminiscences

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 799
Scope and Contents

Consists of three separate manuscripts: "Religious Experiences of Thomas Walter Brookbank," "Travels and Threads of Experience," and "A Soldier's Recollections." These autobiographies recount the author's early life and conversion to Mormonism, his experiences in the Civil War (1861-1865), life in Utah and the Mormon settlements in eastern Arizona, and missionary activities in New Mexico, Texas, Mexico, and Great Britain.

Dates: 1922

Joshua Reuben Clark papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1715
Scope and Contents

Collection contains diaries, correspondence, genealogical records, newspapers clippings, photographs, diary transcriptions, and digital images on optical media.

Dates: 1861-1978

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

Robert James Coffey letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9077
Scope and Contents

Two letters from Coffey to Nora M. Brown during his service in the Civil War at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, and Alexandria, Virginia. Includes a poem by Coffey titled "To Miss N.M.B." Dated 1864-1865.

Dates: 1864-1865

William E. Davis diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 59
Scope and Contents

Holograph diaries kept by Davis during his service in the Civil War. Includes brief statments regarding drills, deaths, weather, and daily activities.

Dates: 1862-1865

John Fisher correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2024
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters. Six of the items were written by John Fisher, while three were written by his brother, Theodore. John and Theodore tell about their experiences in the Army of the Potomac.

Dates: 1863-1865

J. R. Goodwin letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 519
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten letters. All of the items were written to Goodwin's sister, Alice. Goodwin wrote these letters while in Confederate service in Virginia and Tennesee. Goodwin tells about burying a friend, rumors, army life, and mentions the battle of Corinth and Sharpsburg (Antietam). Goodwin writes about standing sentry over a group of Union prisoners that were "the poorest looking set of men that I ever seen [.] there are some little boys among them. one of them was about...
Dates: 1861-1862

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Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864 1
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 2
Coffey, Robert James, 1839-1910 2
Baird, Oliver S. 1
Banks, Eugene W., 1944- 1
Baxter, Henry, 1821-1873 1