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Civil War, U. S., 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

George G. Barnum, Sr. Civil War letters

Identifier: S4571
Abstract The collection consists of letters from Barnum to his parents, sisters and brothers. Seven of the items are not written by George Barnum, Sr., of those seven, four are letters from George Stowits, one is called "general orders", one is called "general orders #66" and one is a "message to 24th corps from Major General John Gibbon."
Dates: 1862 -1865

Benton B. Byers papers

Identifier: S3113
Abstract The collection contains a diploma, photograph and news clippings from 1904–1972, a plant sketchbook, a scrapbook, and various items of Benton Byers' father Fredrick W. Byers including journals, notes, and letters from the Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1972

Grand Army of the Republic, Duluth (Minn.) records

Identifier: S3017
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, minutes, financial and membership records, service certificates, reference materials, photographs and blueprints of three Duluth G.A.R. organizations.
Dates: 1864-1934

John H. Gray papers

Identifier: S3648
Abstract The collection contains the Company C commissary book for 1861–1864 with Captain John Gray written on the front cover.
Dates: 1861-1874

Charles F. Johnson family papers

Identifier: S3043
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, notebooks, sketches, newsclippings and other reference materials.
Dates: 1853-1956

Oneota Township list of persons liable to military duty

Identifier: S6147
Scope and Contents The collection contains a single document prepared by Oneota Township Assessor E.G. Swanstrom. Addressed to St. Louis County Auditor, Luke Marvin, the document is dated August 14, 1862 and contains a list of names of men who were residents of Oneota and between the ages of eighteen and forty-five, making them liable for military duty. The list includes sixteen names and information about the individuals including their ages and general remarks including citizenship status and physical...
Dates: 1862 August 14

Portraits 1870-1890

Identifier: S4429
Abstract The collection consists of 10 black and white photographic portraits of men between 1865-1890, possibly some are Civil War veterans.
Dates: circa 1870-1890

Ansell Smith papers

Identifier: S6112
Abstract The collection consists of three items: Orders from the United States War Department that allow accredited commissioners to obtain votes for state officers from soldiers in the regiments of Minnesota Volunteers; the envelope that contained these orders; and a certificate appointing Ansell Smith as Register of the Land Office at Duluth, Minnesota, signed by President Ulysses S. Grant.
Dates: 1864-1869; Majority of material found in 1864, 1869

Sons of Veterans, Duluth Camp Number 5 minutes

Identifier: S3725
Abstract The collection is comprised of one volume of minutes from Duluth Camp No. 5 of the Sons of Veterans.
Dates: 1912-1919

Ozora P. Stearns papers

Identifier: S3606
Abstract The collection contains personal letters, including a letter to his wife Sarah Burger Stearns, a speech, his will, an 1893 list of his property, military appointment certificates, documents relating to the practice of law, and certificates relating to the U.S. Supreme Court and the regents of Michigan State University.
Dates: 1862-1896

Albert Woolson papers

Identifier: S3018
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, birthday cards and telegrams, articles, awards, a copy of Woolson's discharge papers, poems and songs dedicated to Woolson, and news clippings,1928-1958.
Dates: 1928-1965