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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

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

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

George W. Hadden correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 866
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed correspondence. The items were written by Hadden and others who were probably family members. The materials relate activities in the gold fields of California and also tell about activities during the Civil War. Also included is a printed poem about the Battle of the Wilderness in 1864.

Dates: 1852-1879

Frank Hall letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 851
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters addressed to Hall's mother, Emma Hall Low. The items deal largely with family and personal matters. Also included are letters from Alfred Hall, Frank's brother, to their mother. Alfred also writes about family matters and about his service with the Union Army during the American Civil War. He served with the Union Army of the Potomac in various areas in and near Virginia with the 3rd New York Cavalry. Also included is a diary by Alfred kept from 1864 to 1865 while he...
Dates: 1840-1890

Henry H. Turner memorandum of nearly three years service

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 849
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten "memorandum" book. Turner lists his dates of service, the towns he passed through, the location of various camps and the dates he was there, his pay, marches he undertook, steamers on which he traveled, and engagements in which he participated. Turner served with Company H of the 27th Iowa and was involved in many campaigns apparently with the Union Army of Tennessee.

Dates: 1862-1865

John W. Morrison letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 551
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten letters. These items were sent to Morrison's wife, Mahala Morrison. John writes about his military activities, relates various rumors, talks about how the Union plundered areas, and mentions the battle of Corinth, Mississippi. Some of the letters was written by Franklin Reid, who related that Morrison died of wounds sustained at the "Battle of the Hatchie" in Tennessee.

Dates: 1862

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Baxter, Henry, 1821-1873 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 1
Clark, Joshua Reuben, 1840-1929 1
Fisher, John, active 1863 1