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Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Morris A. Shirts military correspondence, 1944-1995

 Sub-Series — Box 36: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197233643508], Folder: 3-16, 26
Identifier: MSS 2227 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, diaries about his war experience, and other material related to Shirts' time in the military. Material dates from 1943-1995.

Dates: 1944-1995

Audra Call and J. Joel Moss papers

Identifier: MSS 3789
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters of correspondence throughout the lives of Audra and Joel Moss, including World War II, mission and traveling letters; course materials for various marriage and family life courses and workshops; scrapbooks (including ones from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Europe, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Turkey, Greece, New Zealand, Egypt, Israel, Norway, Denmark, France, England and Italy); journals (including one of John W. Moss from 1915); church and various family related...
Dates: 1915-2004

Albert Pike letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334473]
Identifier: MSS 1072
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of a letter, dated September 15, 1847, composed at Little Rock, Arkansas, and addressed to John D. Phoenix of New York City. Pike was serving as captain of volunteers to fight in the war with Mexico. He writes to David Phoenix telling him of the death of John D. Phoenix and describes the area and the condition of the troops.

Dates: 1847

Zebulon Montgomery Pike letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233286712]
Identifier: Vault MSS 132
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated March 13, 1813, and addressed to General M. L. Woolsey in Plattsburgh, New York. The item was written from Sackets Harbor. Pike writes concerning supplies necessary for an invasion.

Dates: 1813

Zebulon Montgomery Pike letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288080]
Identifier: Vault MSS 276
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated May 26, 1809, and addressed to Jonathan Williams, commanding officer at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Pike writes concerning the activities and accomplishments of his brother, George, at the academy.

Dates: 1809

Letter to Henry Storm

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230347491]
Identifier: MSS 1328
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 19 Nov. 1879, and addressed to Henry Storm of New York City. The signature is illegible. The letter is written on "Quartermaster General's Office" stationary and is concerned with the commission of the sender.

Dates: 1878 November 19

Leland K. Wakefield letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319052]
Identifier: MSS SC 2094
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter addressed to J. J. Keeler of Provo, Utah and dated 31 Aug. 1944. Wakefield tells about the war winding down in Europe, mentions his bombing missions, relates about his visit to Napels, Italy, and comments on his activities regarding playing the organ.

Dates: 1944 August 31

John McKeager Warren letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326164]
Identifier: MSS SC 2747
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated 13 Feb. 1858 and addressed to "Dear Father" who was probably living in Franklin County, Missouri. Warren was with the United States Army at "Camp Scott," Utah Territory. The cite is near Fort Bridger, Wyoming. Warren writes about a confrontation with Cheyenne Indians and speculates about the prospect of war with Brigham Young and the Mormons of Utah. He did not think Brigham Young would fight but was confident that the United States Army would win any...
Dates: 1858 February 13

J. C. Wilson letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230232925]
Identifier: MSS 709
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters with typewritten copies. Wilson applies for his bounty for joining the army in Illinois. He also writes three letters about army life while stationed in Tennessee in November of 1864. Two of the letters were addressed to Samuel Kirkpatrick in Illinois. Also included is a letter to Kirkpatrick and his tax receipt for 1871.

Dates: 1864-1875