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Lodge, only sixteen years of age, enlisted in Capt. Lodge's Company, Tenth Regiment, and is at present at the seat of war. The following letter was received by Mr. Lodge, on Saturday, explanatory of the, death of his son: MR. Douglas Lodge, who fell at Fredericksburgh [sic], on the 5th, while skirmishing out in the front, after passing through the most terrific fire of the day before. He was shot in the forehead, penetrating the brain.

I had him carried to the rear and his body is safe, and the Colonel has ordered it to be embalmed and sent to you. His body was recovered by private Casey, of his own Company. His personal effects I will have taken care of and sent on. I can say no more, but we are terribly cut up. In the death of this gallant officer the country has lost one of its bravest men, and brightest scholar.

By gallant conduct he worked from this position, step by step, until at last he won the Captaincy. He was possessed of splendid literary abilities, being conversant in many of the languages. His company was recruited in Canajoherie. We believe they at present reside in Iowa.

His death no doubt, is keenly felt by the members of his company, by whom he was greatly beloved while living. We regret to announce the death of Lieut. Koonz while in the prime of life—being only twenty-five years of age. He was a young man of sterling qualities, honest, upright and generous. He has left a large circle of sympathising [sic] friends who deeply deplore his loss. He enlisted and was made Orderly Sergeant in Capt. Griffin's Company C, 43d Regiment.

For gallant conduct on the field of battle field at Antietam he was promoted to a Lieutenancy, and while leading a charge in the battle of Fredericksburgh [sic], he met his death. Orderly Sergeant Russell and privates John Henderson, John Coldwell, John Ballanger, and Daniel McGee, who were killed in the battle of Fredericksburgh [sic], are said to have exhibited remarkable courage in storming the enemy's rifle pits and batters. It is a consosolation [sic] for their friends to know that they died with their face to the enemy like heroes. Some of the Wounded. I, hip.

Wilkinson, of the 43d Regiment, is on a brief visit to his family in this village. He is looking well notwithstanding the hardships which he underwent while a prisoner in the hands of the rebels. He was taken prisoner at the battle at Frederisksburg [sic] and was paroled, but has not yet been exchanged. He is in the best of health. From the Forty-Third Regiment. Patrick's Day on the "sacred soil" of Virginia. On the eve of St. Patrick's Day me and a few more of the boys, among them an old gent whom we call "Lovely" Dalton, got permission to go and see the races and spend the day with the Irish Brigade, which is camped some five miles from us.

We arrived in good season for the sport. A few yards from the camp of the brigade was a race course, judge's stand and all complete, with a couple of brass bands, playing all the National airs, and to set everything out Gen. Meagher was mounted on a spendid [sic] horse and dressed in the costume of a real Irish jockey. He was commander-in-chief of the sport, and no one seemed to enjoy it better.

At the appointed time all the jockeys, which numbered some forty or fifty, started off around the race course. All was excitement to find out the winning horse, but where there were thousands of spectators from the different regiments in the army, there was no chance for me to find out his name or what regiment he belonged to.

During the sport, Major Gen. Hooker and staff made their appearance and was accommodated with everything the brigade could afford him. Meagher reached him a bottle—what it contained I could not say, but could see the boys smack their lips as he drank the health of Gen. Meagher and the Irish Brigade—which was followed by loud cheering for Hooker, Meagher and the Irish brigade.

Trench, Gen. Sickles and lady, Gen. Sedgwick, Gen. Newton Gen. Pratt and Col. Baker and lady. During the sport the "long roll" was beat and the Irish Brigade called to arms. All was excitement. Every one started for their camps but "Lovely Dalton" and I felt so good that we put up in the woods and did not reach the regiment until morning, when everything went on as usual. We will always remember how we spent St.

Patrick's day in Virginia. F and C, of the N. Baker, while on picket duty, were taken prisoners, and that only about two hundred men of the regiment were left. The despatch adds that nearly the entire Brigade, of which the Forty-Third was part, were mostly captured. The 18th Regiment was also in the same Brigade. Great solicitude is felt in regard to the fate of the two regiments, as they are mainly composed of Albanians. Lombard, of this city, will be happy to learn that he has been promoted to Second Lieutenant in the Forty-third Regiment.

A, 43d Regiment, who was in the recent battles at Fredericksburg, and is I therefore able to give a correct account of the part taken by his regiment. Young Ahern has passed through several battles in each of which he has done himself credit, and proved that he was no coward. In one engagement he was I slightly wounded, and after being taken to the Washington hospital, the loyal ladies of that city, learning of his bravery, contributed a sufficient sum to purchase a handsome drum, which I has been presented to him. We came as far as the pontoon park, and at about 7 o'clock, P.

At 9 o'clock P. About 4 A. Among the wounded in this little affair was Col. Irwin, of the 49th Penn. All that day we lay on the north bank of the river, and all the next day and night. On the 1st of May, at 5 p. That night the picket line was all quiet, but the next morning early the rebels commenced shelling. That night, at 6 P. At about 1 o'clock A. The 1st Chasseurs were in advance, and just as they reached the town, congratulating themselves on the easy job they had, viz. They then charged, and, at the point of the bayonet, drove the rebels from the town.

The artillery them moved into the town, and commenced shelling. The action then became general. All of our siege guns on the north side of the river opened on the rebels, and they lay still, not firing a shot for a half hour. We started to get into the town, and as we were crossing a little creek, a shell burst right in the drum corps, a second one burst in Co. C, and a third in Co. D, wounding Sergeant J. Hughes, and breaking another man's gun. Jim Hughes's wound it is hoped is not bad. We lay on the roads around this city till 10 A. That was a seeming desperate idea—two regiments to charge across an open field and up a height, in the face of a sweeping cross fire, where the celebrated Irish Brigade had been three times repulsed in the first battle of Fredericksburg; but the boys threw off their haversacks, knapsacks and canteens, and started.

The fire from the different batteries was terrific; and it was a grand and sublime sight to see those two regiments move across in the face of shot and shell, to victory or death. Lodge at this instant fell, knocked down by a piece of shell, which struck him on the sword belt, and at the same time our brave Colonel fell, completely exhausted.

This seemed to give the regiment a check, but Lieut. Wilson and Major Fryer rallied the regime again, and Col. Baker and Capt. Lodge, who had only had the breath knocked out of his body, sprang into their places again. Now commenced an exciting race between the gallant 6th Maine, 5th Wisconsin, and our regiment, to see which should get their colors in first.

The brave 6th Maine were the first to plant their colors in the fort on the left of us; scarcely had their standard touched the ground, ere Captain Lodge sprang up the ramparts, and planted our colors on the redoubt which we had stormed and carried. Then cheer after cheer was echoed and re-echoed from our regiments on the rebels forts to the batteries on the hills in front of them. We have not been even mentioned in the papers for it.

We did all the fighting, and the 6th Corps got all the honor. Ask any man who was engaged in those seven days' fighting what division charged and carried at the point of the bayonet those heights, from which the celebrated Irish Brigade was three times repulsed? Before which three divisions were uselessly butchered in a vain attempt to carry; and the answer is the Light Division; and that Division numbered 2, men. You will understand the greatness of that charge when I tell you that the Irish Brigade numbered, when the charge was made, as much as 3, men, and the three divisions which charged after the Irish Brigade numbered full 6, men each.

We had first to take the caps off the guns, so that the men should not fire, for on the bayonet alone were they to depend. Then to move across a large open field, and up a hill some fifty feet high, in the face of a terrible cross fire of solid shot, shell, grape, canister and musketry, after which to drive the rebels, who numbered some 5,, out of rifle pits and forts, which they considered as impossible to be tsken [sic]. We fairly astounded them, and before they recovered from their astonishment at seeing a handful of men spring in among them, the bayonet and butt of the gun were doing their terrible work.

The first man on the redoubt was the lamented Capt. Lodge, who now rests in peace; "he has gone to that bourne from whence no traveler returns. He forms one of that holy band who died for their country. May their blood cement the Union stronger in the bonds of love. He died beloved by all his men, and there was not a dry eye in the company when they heard he was no more. I stayed with him till he died. He was the first on the ramparts, and planted our colors five minutes after the heights were in our possession; and the Stars and Stripes waved triumphantly over another hard-fought field. Wallace 43d, in the recent battle at Fredericksburgh [sic] Killed.

Shinkle, Timothy Kelly. Prisoners—Captain Wm Wallace, Lieut. Blasie, Sergeant's Wm. William Hastings, of the 43d Regiment, who was taken prisoner at the storming of the heights of Fredericksburg, and sent to Richmond, where he was confined in Libby Prison for five days, when he was paroled and sent to Annapolis returned to this city yesterday morning.

The Lieutenant is enjoying excellent health, and looks exceedingly hale and hearty. He will remain here until he is exchanged, when he will return to his regiment. The Casualties in the 43d Regiment. At the request of parties in Albany, I enclose you a list of the killed, wounded and missing of the 43d Regiment. The list is copied from the records of the Regiment, and is as nearly accurate as it is possible to make it. Yours, very respectfully, C. Douglas Lodge, Co.

A, May 4. John Henderson, Co. A, May 8. Private Willis Helsinger, Co. A, May 3. Private Patrick Rooney, Co. B, May 3. Private Henry Doyle, Co.

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B, May 4. Knickerbocker, Co. D, May 3. First Lieut. Koons, Co. Private Geo. Lord, Co. Private John Caldwell, Co. E, May 3. Private John Farrell, Co. Private Timothy Kelly, Co. F, May 3. Private Jacob R Skenkie, Co. Private Daniel McGee, Co. I, May 3. Private Andrew Liddle, Co. A, side, May 3. John Slavin, Co. A, hand.

A, arm. Bertey, Co. A, leg. Private Frederick Busche, Co, A, foot. Private Hugh Guyson, Co. A, shoulder. Private Phillip Miller, Co. A, neck. Private John Rumph, Co. Private John Wilson, Co. Private Alex. B, hand. Private Michael O'Herron, Co. B, leg.

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Private James Larkins, Co. B, arm. Russell, Co. C, arm. C, hip. Private E. Rose, Co. C, head. Private J. McDonald, Co. C, testicles. Private Albert Graves, Co. C, hand. McCawley, Co. James L. Hughes, Co. D, shoulder. Private Chas. E, side. Private Frank Miller, Co. E, leg. Private Wm. Hadley, Co. E, hand. Private Patrick Boyle, Co. F, hand.

Private David Connelly, Co. F, foot. Private Henry Ewald, Co. F, leg. Private John McGowan, Co. F , back, since died. Richard Castle, Co. G, leg. Private George Brown, Co. Private W. Flemming, Co. G, foot. Johnston, Co. Private H. Reid, Co. G, arm. Lenard Lasher, Co. H, head and arm. Swab, Co. H, leg. Private Barney Fitzpatrick, Co.

H, arm. Private George England, Co. Private John Van Sternburg, Co. Private Alfred Gebean, Co. Newman, Co. I, thigh. I, leg. Private Thos. Donnelly, Co. I, side. Private James Kelly, Co. I, hand. Private Dennis McGinty, Co. Private John Moore, Co. Private John L. Tifft, Co. Edward C.

Lowth, Co. K, leg. Private Patrick O'Brien, Co. K, hand. Private John Hays, Co. K, ankle. Private John Stanford, Co. K, ear. Morrison, Co. K, abdomen. Private James Lyms, Co. K, back. Private James Donlon, Co. K, head. Company A. Moyer, Corp. John D. Wallace, Henry H. Hastings, Henry I. Henry Gunther, Robert D. Dennis Kerr, Richard H. Rockfeller, Michael Higgins. Lewis Boyer, Company B. William Clewer, Capt. Joseph Stanton. Holton, D. Davis, M. Johnson, C. Van Biren, J. Smith, R. Stebbins, C. Samuel Hoag, F. Edward Ferris, A. Allmand, F. John J.

Kelsey, Sergt. Thompson, M. James Lee, J. Ainsworth, J. Aaron Cole, Sergt. Henry Himmerman,. FRIEND CUYLER—Having a few liesure [sic] moments, the first I have had since I got out of the hands of the Philistines, I avail myself of the opportunity of writing you these few lines, informing you, and the many readers of your spicy sheet, that there are of the 43d on board of the fleet on its way to Annapolis, which has the paroled prisoners on, and that they are all in good health and spirits, notwithstading [sic] the rascally Rebs.

As it will undoubtedly be interesting to the readers of the EXPRESS, I will endeavor to give them a short description of our treatment while in the hands of the enemy. For the life of me I could hot help laughing to see Lieut. Up at daylight the next morning, and after a march of about ten miles, passed through the fine little village of Bowling Green. After marching us through the principal streets we passed over the James River to Belle Island, where we remained for three days, and were then paroled and marched to City Point via Petersburg. C, 43d Reg't N. It was attended by three German companies of the 25th Regiment, in full uniform, and Company K, Capt.

Hale Kingsley, and Burgesses Corps, Capt. Thomas, in citizen's dress, wearing badges. The remains were deposited in the vault at the head of State street. David Conley, Co. A, side. E, lung. Martin Colile, Co. Letter from the 43d Regiment. Dear Friend—I have but a moment to devote to replying to your letter, for we are on the skedaddle all the time, taking hardly time to eat or sleep. We left Washington on the 13th of July and marched up through Maryland, crossed the Potomac at White's Ford, followed close behind the Rebels till we crossed the Blue Ridge at Snicker's Gap, where the Rebels made a stand on the south side of the Shennandoah [sic].

We looked at them a couple of days, and then we heard that Mrs. Snicker was going to move the gap, so we had to get on the other side and then put for Washington. Arrived there the 23d, got paid off and equipped, and the whole Corps went on a bum. On the 24th we all got ready to ship for City Point, but a farmer came on and said a "Confederacy" had made his appearance at the Potomac and threw his knapsack across, and would probably make a raid.

So on the 26th we pulled up, and leaving two-thirds of the Corps spilled along the road, we started for Harper's Ferry, passed the Rebels, and reached Harper's Ferry on the 29th; went up the Shenandoah a little distance and camped. So up we got and ran back. The train stopped at Sandy Hook and the troops went on. I presume they will fetch up in Philadelphia or near there. The men are marched death for nothing, and the whole thing is played out.

By George, Sam, don't you come back now, unless you bring several pair of extra legs. Local Affairs. The disposition of our forces the past few days was as follows: The 8th corps, Gen. Crock's command, occupied the extreme left, and rested on Cedar Run; on the centre, and defended by breastworks, was the 19th corps, Gen.

Emory's command; and on the extreme right was the 6th corps, Gen. Wright's command. Early yesterday morning, about 3 o'clock, the 6th corps was aroused by the crack of musketry on the picket line in their front, and about 4 A. But here the disaster that caused so many casualties to our army occurred. The rebels had marched all night through the Luray Valley, and at early dawn crossing the Cedar Run, attacked the 8th corps before they were at all prepared to receive them, and on the first onset they fled in disorder and left their artillery, ambulances and camp equippage [sic] in the hands of the enemy, who, quickly following up their advantage, threw the 19th corps into disorder, and were it not for the bravery of the 6th corps in meeting and repulsing their vigorous assaults, farewell to the Shenandoah Valley.

The battle raged for some three or four hours with great obstinacy on either side, each falling back and again advancing, when a kind of quietus was put on the matter til about 4 p. When the attack was made in the morn Gen. Sheridan was absent either in the city of Martinsburg or Winchester, and hastening to the front, he was received with wild cheering by the gallant 6th, when he said, "Now pitch in, boys; give them h--l; we will camp in our old camping ground to-night.

Our victory at night was complete. Sheridan is a hero. Now for the 43d. Only I would be trespassing too much on your columns, I would send you a copy ofGeneral Orders, wherein they received the thanks of the commanding Generals. Our losses you will find annexed, but we have to lament the fall of our brave old Brigadier General, D.

Bidwell, of Buffalo, who fell while bravely leading his brigade to a charge under a withering fire of the enemy. Casualties in the 43d N. Buck, Sergt. Joseph Rafler, Co.


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B; Private George Johnson, Co. Wounded—Major C. Miliken, back, slightly; Capt. Annesley, head, slight; Capt. C, leg, amputated; John G. Myers, Co. C, head, slight; Horacs Hart, Co. C, knee, severe; Jacob Winder, Co. A, knee; Andrew McDermott, Co. A, head, slight; Serg. Frank Shubert, Co. E, right arm, severe; Private John E. Karg, Co. E, head, severe; Michael Nash, Co. D, knee, severe; Patrick O'Brian, Co. D, head, slight; Patrick Lyons, Co. D, arm, slight; Charles Terrell, Co. D, back, slight; Thos. B, leg, severe; B. Fitzpatrick, Co. B, thigh; Alexander Duffield, Co. B, thigh, severe; John Moore, Co.

E, hand, by himself intentionally, third time—coward. All quiet to-day. A, killed. Orderly Sergeant Russell, Co. C, killed. E, killed. Daniel McGee, Co. I , killed. I, abdomen, seriously, by shell. Corporal L. Seargeant Richard Costlo, Co. G, foot, not seriously. Sergeant John Hoffman, Co. Corporal Thos. Bristy, Co. Sergeant John Henderson, Co. A, stomach, seriously. Corporal Cyrus C. Corporal Michael Doyle, Co. Jacob Bunstuft, Co. Corporal W.

Vinton, left New York for Washington on Saturday. Hancock's Brigade—which suffered so severely in the fighting near Williamsburgh [sic], is composed of the 5th Wisconsin, Col. Cobb; the 6th Maine, Col. Knowles; the 49th Pennsylvania, Col. Irwin; and the 43d New York, Col. At a meeting of the officers of the 25th Regiment, N. Douglass Lodge, of the 43d N. Resolved, That we sincerely sympathize with his parents and family in their hour of bereavement.

That as a mark of respect to his memory the regiment will attend his funeral and perform for him the last sad rites of a soldier. Resolved, That these resolutions be published, and copies thereof be transmitted to the family of the deceased. Knickerbocker, killed. Koons, killed. Wallace, prisoner. Field and staff officers safe. Baker, bravest of the brave, led ten charges. The 6th Corps took yesterday 2, privates rebels, 1 Brig. General, 20 Captains, 30 Lieutenants. A tremendous shower has separated the combattants [sic] after a fight of seven days.

It was the most desperate fighting of the war. About one hundred wounded, say twenty killed. Koonz, killed; Lieut. Russell, injured; Capt. Captain Y. The enemy succeeded in getting in the rear of the pickets of these two regiments, took them before they fired a gun, then moved down upon the Sixth Maine, which fired a volley, repulsing them, and then retreated to Banks' Ford, together with the Forty-third New York, reaching it in safety being obliged to make their way through brush and slushing.

We rested Wednesday, Thursday and Friday—crossed Friday night—were shoved in front on picket and drove their pickets in on Saturday night—marched to the right towards Fredericksburgh [sic] and entered the place about sunrise Sunday morning, taking a dose of canister from a battery as we crossed a hollow, wounding four and killing one in our regiment, and knocking two or three rifles to pieces in my company; but hurting no one.

No Bethlehem boys hurt that I knew of, excepting Corporal Lasher. The arrangements for the care of drafted men at this rendezvous are now perfected. The war department have assigned squads of men and officers to take charge of the men, who have drawn Uncle Sam's prizes. There are six men and three officers selected for this work from the following regiments: 5th N.

Artillery, 10th N. Artillery, 53d N. Similar detachments a re to come from each other N. The present barracks occupied are those near the old Fair Ground. The various companies of cavalry being raised here are occupying the same quarters. JOHN E. He has written a letter to his brother, from which we make the following extracts:— "I am wounded slightly in the side—a flesh wound. It bled some; but I will not be inconvenienced by it. Wallace, Thompson and Van Patten and Lts. Departure of Col. Vinton's Regiment.

VINTON, have received marching orders, and will leave this city, by steamer, at four o'clock this afternoon. The regiment numbers men, and is composed of the following companies:—Co. A, Capt. The regiment will be filled up on its arrival in New York. We believe that with the exception of Col. His uncles, the Rev. Quartermaster-General at New York, naturally feel the greatest interest in his success.

He was engaged in engineering in South America at the breaking out of the rebellion. He at once resigned his position there, came to New York and immediately offered his services to Gov. MORGAN, was accepted, has spent his entire time since in organizing his command, and now proceeds today to the field, where we are sure he will give such an account of himself as will justify the high expectations of his friends. Journal, July 16, Vinton has received orders for the immediate departure of the Regiment under his command for the seat of war.

It is now stationed at the Barracks, and numbers about seven hundred rank and file. It is rumored that the Regiment will leave in a boat chartered expressly for them this afternoon, while on the other hand those attached to it say that it is impossible for the men to get ready in so short a notice. Upon arrival in New York their number will be further increased by the addition of four companies recruited in that city. Their departure from this city will revive the recollections of the scenes enacted during the months of May, June and July, and afford the Police an opportunity of accomplishing that which they have frequently attempted but never as yet accomplished—of driving out of the streets all vehicles through which the Regiment may pass.

Crocker, will leave for Washington at 6 o'clock this morning. Colonel Vinton's regiment arrived here yesterday afternoon from Albany, on their way to the seat of war. They came in the steamer McDonald and a barge which she brought in tow, and landed at the foot of Robinson street, North river. From thence they marched to the Park to the music of their drum corps, and partook of a substantial repast provided for them.

They seem to be equal to the average of our troops in appearance, and are fairly drilled. They mustered some men. They will probably proceed to Washington to-day or to-morrow. Some few inaccuracies occurred in our list of the officers of this regiment. Piersons is Lieutenant Colonel and C. Mersereau is First Lieutenant of Company I. Death of William C. Charles H. Rodgers of this city, brother of the late Wm.

Rodgers, who was killed in one of the recent sanguinary battles before Richmond, from Capt. Clark, of Co. D, 43d Regiment, N. To Charles H. Rodgers: Sir. I received yours of the 8th and hasten to reply. I am grieved to inform you that the report of your brother's death is only too true. We had been drawn up in line of battle all day on the memorable 27th day of June, when about five o'clock in the afternoon the enemy with a heavy force attempted to turn our position, with a view probably, of cutting off the retreat of Gen. Porter across the Chickahominy. Our regiment 43d hrld [sic] the right resting on the Chickahominy, with two regiments of Vermonters to support us, if necessary.

For one hour and a half we were subjected to a terrific fire of musketry without cessation. In about the middle of the action the enemy appeared to to be preparing for a charge, when we fixed bayonets. At this moment the enemy poured in a murderous volley. It was at this time your brother fell mortally wounded. The men fought desperately, and the enemy were repulsed, and our men cheered, and your brother raised himself up and faintly cheered with the rest. As brave a soldier as ever stood in action, now lies beneath the sod. He died while being conveyed to the hospital in an ambulance, since which time, owing to rapid movements.

I am unable to inform you what disposal was made of his body. Johns Wilson of this city; J. Lee, groin; W. Shoddy, shoulder; H. McCaffrey, side; Chas. Porter, finger; Philip Hibel, shoulder; W. Heppinger, arm; Henry Somers, finger. K, Forty-third regiment, which was recruited principally from West Troy, in the terrific battles of the Wilderness, as the Advocate learns from a private letter from Captain Thompson to a gentleman in that place: Killed—Corporal Edmond C.

Thompson, foot; Sergeant Jas. Gregg, leg; Sergeant W. Ainsworth, foot; Corporals Wm. Laws, thigh; Jas. Kegan, side; P. Chevalier, side; privates Lewis Bashaw, neck; Alex. Lyons, hand; Milo Killam, hand. D—Levi Boomhower, Wm. G—Athanaums Gitzgibbons.

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A—Private Henry S. Long, slight in hand; Private James F. Hogan, severely—died at Savage Station. B—Sergeant Ferdinand H. Dwyer, ball through thigh; Private John O. Connell, arm, slight; Private Augustus Bassett, scalp, slightly. K—Private John A. Herran, ankle, slight; Corporal Charles F. Robinson, face, severe—wounded June 30th. List of Killed, Wounded and Missing. Wilkinson; Lieut. Goodyear; Lieut. Henry Shutters, a resident of the 10th Ward; Sergt. John Van Buren; Sergt. Mee; Corp. Biscey; Corp. Laws; Privates, Peter Rollam, Co.

Frister, Henry Garrison, T. Smith, Peter Frink, L. Arnold, John J. In the 44th Regiment we notice the names of Lieut. Privates Wm. Allen; S. Burroughs, Co. E; Wm. Gammel, Co. I; Henry Lamfier, Co. I ; John T. Watkins, Co. C; Stephen C. Dye, Co. Moulard, Co. The officers of this Regiment all escaped unhurt. Rodgers, of Co. D, Capt. Clark was killed, as was also Levi Boomhower, of Westerlo. John Desmond and John O'Grady, mortally wounded. Butler, John Tracy, Thos. Donnelly, Phil M. Donnelly, Robert T. The collection contains the letters, postcards, and newspapers he sent home during the war as well as numerous documents, newspapers, and letters from his Supreme Court days.

The collection also features pictures and books about his regiment and Supreme Court Cases. Dornbusch, C. The correspondence and legal papers concern Jerre S. Dorsey during the Civil War. The miscellaneous papers include memorabilia of Columbia, Missouri, the University of Missouri, and a souvenir of Mark Twain's 70th birthday at Delmonico's in The volume is an illustrated atlas of Boone County, Missouri, from , with handwritten notations. Dotson, W. Explains where his belongings can be found.

Drake, Charles D. Winchell, Hannibal, MO, from St. Louis, MO, Dec.

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Drake, aspirant to the U. Senate, inquired about George L. Hewitt's support of Thomas Clement Fletcher for senator. The papers document the families' involvement in politics, farming and orchards, lead mining and smelting, the Civil War, and frontier life in Missouri, the Dakota Territory, and several western states. The Weatherly memoir is the longer and describes growing up in Hannibal, MO, around the turn of the twentieth century.

Duncan-Lowman Family, Papers, , C 0. Duncan, blacksmith and farmer, and William O. Lowman, tanner and farmer, of Shelby County, MO, and families; correspondence from family and friends in Maryland, Virginia, Missouri, Ohio, Nebraska, and Illinois; ledgers; miscellaneous business receipts; and scrapbook of Shelby County happenings, Kept by Ida Lowman. Dunlap, John N. Describes nature, climate, health, war, and peace activities, traveling conditions, and his companions.

Dunn, W. John A. Pegg, Union soldier W. Dunn relates his plan to form a company of cavalry to fight Confederate guerrillas in Missouri. Dwight, James E. James E. Dwight, 4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry; expense voucher for Dwight and a servant. Also included is a brief sketch of the Dyer family by Monroe F. Dyer, W. Louis, MO, Sept.

Describes St. Louis in working conditions, climate, farming, and arrival of President Johnson, Seward, Wells, Grant, and Farragut. Comments on his activities and descriptions of trips to old forts on the islands. Comments on marriage. Eggen, Jacob, Papers, , C 1 volume The papers of Jacob Eggen contain notes and reminiscences of the history of Highland, IL, as well as notes of an artillery soldier. Manuscripts are written in German script. Ehrlich, Nancy, Collection, P 0. Elmore, Patricia Shively , Papers, , CG 1 cubic feet 14 folders , 8 film reels, 2 oversized volumes The papers of Patricia Shively Elmore contain diaries, correspondence, genealogy, scrapbooks, and photographs related to the donor's family.

This collection also contains diplomas, commencement programs, military documents, photographs, souvenir postcards, films, and funeral memorabilia of the donor's second husband, William "Bill" Elmore. Elson, Margaret F. Mentions his brother Riley, supplies, prices, morale, Indian regiments and rebel forces, burning of steamboats and gun boat, and duel of General Marmaduke and Colonel Walker. Originals on microfilm; typed copies in folder.

Includes stories on legislation, reunions, and reminiscences of veterans from World War II and other conflicts. It contains newspaper articles written by Falkenhainer, correspondence, and photographs. Fantel, Hans , Papers, c. Correspondence, photographs, and audio-visual materials make up the remainder of the collection. Hoover's company of Carroll County Provisional Militia, Topics range from personnel matters, to national security matters, to protocol for enforcing laws and ways to file paperwork. Some memos cover several subjects. Nearly all are marked strictly confidential.

The sixth folder is a list of FBI files apparently related to civil rights, peace and left-wing groups from the Vietnam War era in St. Fike, Henry C. Finley, E. Finley charged violation of the registry law in Texas County, protested the election of Confederate rebels and requested a new election, criticized specific rebels, and praised radicals. Fitzgerald, W. Lyle , Papers, , C 2. Lyle Fitzgerald Papers contain the correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, books, pamphlets, awards, announcements, and miscellaneous material of a soldier who fought in the Pacific Theatre during the Second World War.

Fletcher, Alma Olivia , Papers, , C 0. Included are two Civil War muster rolls; Missouri will and land deed; scrapbook of Alma's European tour, ; and detailed daily bird watching charts, Additional biographical material and many documents from Japan during the War period are included in the collection. Some of the photographs document the Japanese surrender at Okinawa.

Ford Family, Papers, , C 1 linear foot The papers of the Ford, English, Cunningham and related families include family correspondence, photographs and postcards, genealogical, school, and miscellaneous material. The correspondence contains references to World War I. Army veteran of the Pacific campaigns of World War Two. The collection contains genealogical material compiled by Esther M. Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, Photograph, ca. Foster, W. In the troops were in Arkansas pursuing Price's army, in they were in Tennessee.

There are comments about officers and women. Original in the possession of Ralph Foster. Consists of handwritten music manuscripts, sheet music, correspondence, photos, and scrapbooks relating to his training and career. France, Charles B. France, a St. Joseph, Missouri, banker, and his family. Contains letter book of Overland Stage Lines. Franklin, Paul W. He explains what he witnessed near Dachau, Germany and other places. Franklin, a former professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Missouri, was interviewed by Peggy Johnson.

Freshour Family, Papers, C 5 folders A group of bills and checks []; maps of Missouri and Mexico []; letters of John Freshour to his father from school; letter from Thomas E. Freshour to his wife, and list of things taken by federal soldiers in ; autograph book of Mary Letts, ; copy book of John Freshour; account book; and justice of the peace marriage record from Centertown, Cole County, MO, s. Frewen was a member of Parliament for Northeast Cork and long interested in Irish problems. Two were written by a soldier to his sister during the War of Notes were made by the donor.

Louis black woman in the U. Marine Corps Reserves. She joined the St. Louis Marine Reserves on July 17, , was discharged a year later and re-enlisted into the regular Marine Corps on September 17, She retired July 31, as a gunnery sergeant E To his wife concerning personal matters and expressing the hope that the war will be over soon.

Gaines, James A. Louis, freed Negroes, and cholera epidemic; U. Microfilm has over receipts of Dr. Gaines, s and s. Promissory notes, tax receipts, general receipts, miscellaneous papers and letters, mortgages, bills of sale and labor, abstract of title for construction of Johnston's house, and Mexican land grant. Accounts and bills, advertisements, circulars, and publications. A diary describes his conversion, baptism, and life as a preacher.

Garrett, Charles, Collection, , S 1 folder, 1 oversize map The collection contains pamphlets published by the William Simmons Service Bulletin that focused on the global events that took place after the end of World War I in In addition, the collection contains a photocopy map of the St. Charles, Missouri Waterfront. Garrett, Ruby Dwight , Papers, c. Army, American Expeditionary Force. The collection concentrates on his World War I and postwar veterans activities. The clipping scrapbook is on microfilm. Garriott, John W. Gentry Family, Papers, , C 4 linear feet, 1 volume This collection contains the papers of the Gentry family, prominent lawyers in the St.

Louis and central Missouri areas. The papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, genealogical documents, certificates, poetry, and miscellaneous materials of the Gentry, Estes, Denny, and Althouse families from through Louis and central Missouri includes correspondence, news clippings, genealogical material, and miscellaneous material. George, B. James, Collection, C 2. Also minute books and histories of churches in Jackson County, and a three-volume history of the George family.

The photographs collected by B. James George were separated from the manuscript portion of the collection and are stored in the State Historical Society of Missouri Photograph Collection. James , Collection, , , C 1 folder Two letters containing historical information about the Battle of Spoonville, AR, and one contemporary letter describing it. James , Collection, , C 2. Gregg, and civil rights, compiled and authored by a native of Jackson County, MO, whose father served in the Civil War under Quantrill.

Gerstenker, J. Louis who fought in World War II, conducted in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Greece's entry into the war. Includes typed notes on the family. Gillaspie, William R. He talks of the weather, crops, the prosperity of the country, a revival meeting and their need of a preacher. Brief biography of Ben Butler, legislator, governor, Union general, senator, and presidential candidate, who ran as a Republican, Democrat, and Greenback. Gillaspy, James C. Farthing, telling of a trip from Nevada to Missouri. Marriages and deaths, activities of friends and relatives, election returns, prices paid for household goods, farm life, and Civil War experience.

Glenn Family, Papers, , C 3. Glenn and his sons Addison N. Glenn and Robert C. Glover, J. Gold, Samuel C. Gold, Union officer, commissioner of the Freedman's Bureau, and prominent citizen of Sedalia, Missouri. Certificates of appointment, discharge papers, letter written during the siege of Corinth, Mississippi, in , obituaries, and copy of manual of military science are included. Primarily letters from James Gooch to his cousin John, with many complaints about never getting answers to his letters. There are also several army documents belonging to John Gooch.

Descriptions of the territory, attitudes of the people, battles, and general camp conditions. Describes discomforts and crowded conditions of ocean voyage. Gore, William T. Lincoln Post No. Lincoln Post, Moberly, MO. Morton Post No. Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Mo. Green, A. Green resigned from the Council shortly after his appointment. Green, Austin O. Miscellaneous entries and accounts, Green, James Stephen, , Letter, , C 1 folder Letter to secretary of the Navy from a senator from Missouri recommending James Harding for appointment to a naval pursership.

Gregg, William H. Greggs "A Little Dab of History Without Embellishment," written in , is a memoir of his service under Confederate guerrilla William Clarke Quantrill from December to , and includes a description of the sack of Lawrence, Kansas. Photocopied and typed copies. Also copy of letter of J. Ellis criticizing Odon's conduct as provost in St. Joseph, Gunther, Charles, Papers, n. Hager, Archibald Little c. Diary records daily events such as births, marriages, and deaths, the weather, social occasions, and agricultural tasks. Gaps may exist in diary.

Haley Family, Papers, , C 1 folder Letters from Wade Hampton Haley in Oregon, to relatives in Missouri, telling hazards of Oregon travel and travel in Missouri during the Civil War and describing mill and life in small settlement around mill. Hall, William H. Gamble, St. Halleck assures Gamble that the 18th Missouri Infantry has not been consolidated after the Battle of Shiloh. Also typed copy. Hampshire, Albert D. The author's father, William W.

Hampshire, and two uncles, Henry C. Selsor, served in the company. Hanson, Wilson O. Hanson to his wife and family in Webb City, Missouri. Hardeman, Glen O. The correspondence includes letters from such prominent persons as Henry Clay and Thomas Hart Benton.

Hardin, I. Harding, E. Harris, James , Papers, , C 0. Contains personal correspondence from friends and family and miscellaneous financial and legal documents such as receipts, contracts, court orders, inventories, land deeds, and wills. Harrison, C. A soldier with Colonel Doniphan's expedition into Mexico during the Mexican War describes army activities and general conditions.

Harvey, Thomas, Jr. Letters from relatives concerning family matters. Letter from brother Richard to brother Warren commenting upon attitude of Texans toward the Confederate Army. Hassebrock Correspondence, , S 5 folders The letters in this collection were written by members of the Henry Hassebrock family of Mascoutah, Illinois. Hayden, Jacob J.

Hayden wrote an army buddy about his return home after the Civil War. His property was claimed by his brother, a Union man. Family news, marriage, birth of children, farming, county fair, crops, and Hayden family genealogy. While there is a dossier of professional credentials b.

It is probable that most of his sensitive political letters were destroyed or seized when he fled in The undated draft of a German constitution based ostensibly on that of the United States is the only important political statement from the period before March, , though it is of great significance indeed b. Helm, John B. Consists of correspondence relating mainly to business interests; financial and legal documents such as receipts, promissory notes, contracts and legal briefs; and account books.

Henderson, Orval L. Hendrix, Charles G. Hensler, Capt. John E. Henseler was born in Opladen, Germany on February 2, He was a carpenter and served as an engineer in the Prussian Army prior to immigrating to the United States in He became a naturalized citizen in April Henseler enlisted in the 35th Mo. He performed engineering tasks such as overseeing the construction of fortifications until his discharge in Herndon, Booton, Papers, C 4. Lindbergh's career, marriage, flight to Paris, subsequent world trips, kidnapping of son, the Hauptman trial, life in England, World War II neutrality speeches, opposition to Lend-Lease Bill and involvement in various commercial and military aviation projects.

Highley, Lyndell Thomasson , Papers, , , C 0. The papers also include an edited version of his letters by his son J. Scott Highley. Hill, William E. Hill, a Southern sympathizer, returned to Keytesville to locate and rescue his property, but decided to reopen his mercantile establishment and bring his family home.

Relates hazards, sectional animosity, loss of property, Reconstruction politics, friends and neighbors. Hiller Family Papers, , C 7. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, genealogical records, estate records, diaries, personal account books, deeds, military records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, manuscripts, and miscellaneous material.

Hinrichs, Charles F. Holman, John H. John H. Holman was a colonel during the Civil War, and was one of the first men to command colored troops in the war. In he was promoted to the rank of Brig. Gen of Volunteers. Fremont letter; official documents: discharges, promotions, and ordinance reports; and personal letters. Holsapple, , and letter written to Victoria Holsapple from S.

Hull, Camp Reno, WI, Holt, Ivan Lee, Jr. Denslow, including his father's memoirs, articles on local history, letters , written by a young boy working on a whaling ship, and a typescript copy of an diary describing the Yukon gold fields. Horney, Leonidas, and Meredith, Henry H. Hoskin, William N. Hoskin's diary describes these battles and the mundane routine of military life. Includes original and typescript of diary. Howlett, R. Huber, Robert L. Hudson, John G. Colored Infantry, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th A. Also address delivered on the occasion by Henry A.

Hughes was killed in at the first battle of Independence. Hughes, Sarah F. Hickman, Reminiscences, , C 1 folder The papers contain reminiscences of Sarah Hughes of Stahl, Missouri, regarding family history, the Civil War, and a journey west by wagon train in Hume was an army surgeon with the 23rd U. Hunt Family, Papers, C 0. This collection is part of the German Heritage Archives. Marian Darnall. Inness inquires about dead and wounded friends in the 68th Regiment, and mentions the death of President Lincoln.

Most of the cards document her feature articles for the "Everyday" section of the Post and range from national political conventions to the annual get-together of the hoboes of America. In she was accredited as a war correspondent to cover the European front. Her biggest newspaper coup came in April when she was one of three Americans to enter Berlin ahead of the American Military Forces and was able to send back eyewitness accounts of the siege.

Craig, Washington, D. Encloses a requisition for Missouri's quota of guns for that year and a carriage without a gun as a model for mounting others. James, Missouri, and the papers of the James family, who owned the iron works, includes financial records, correspondence, and account books. The correspondence discusses the hiring of slaves, prices, banking and financial conditions, transportation costs and railroads, political conditions, immigration, and the Civil War.

The records primarily consist of correspondence to and from Major E. Trowbridge, president of the Jefferson Davis Griffith Chapter. The correspondence focuses on the attempt by members to gain support in hosting the national meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, and in the formation of the local Kansas City chapter. In addition, there are regional and national membership rosters for the association. The collection contains letters written by James, Sallie, William, Eliza and their cousins, and family genealogy.

Jewish Veterans Museum Association Records, , K 5 cubic feet Organizational records of the Association including business and financial records, books, veterans' questionnaires, exhibit photographs, artifacts, and plaques. Johnson, M. Adams and Carrie Adams Jones.

Also included are family land deeds and business transactions. Jones, William F. Jones describes the national political scene, elec-tion results, his family, local weather and crops, his Civil War experiences, and the Spanish-American War. The collection also includes the account book of Wilson P. See also collection , A brief genealogy of the Jones family follows this inventory.

Kavanaugh, William H. Also includes genealogical material on the Kavanaugh family. Also letters telling of his death in Ironton, Missouri, of improper vaccination. Keeble, Richard B. Keeble contain a statement by citizens of St. Charles County, January 24, , attesting to Keeble's loyalty and recounting attack on his house fragment. Also included are charges of disloyalty against Keeble, n. Kemper Military School, Boonville, Missouri, Collection, , C 5 folders, 4 oversize photographs This artificial collection of Kemper Military School material combines several small acquisitions from various individuals.

Included are photographs, a yearbook, and miscellaneous papers. For the school's official records, please see C Kensinger Family Papers, , , C 0. The collection also contains property tax receipts and miscellaneous family papers. Kiefner, John, Collection, , C 5 folders The collection contains photostats of a miscellany of Perry County documents; legal papers concerning real estate; training and apprehension of slaves, taxes, Civil War, loyalty of public officials; politics, , ; Missouri military orders during the Civil War.

Kimmel, Cyrus T. Scattered entries for Kimmel served as an assistant surgeon in the 2nd Missouri State Militia Cavalry. The collection also contains photographs of Eleanor Ann, her first and second husbands--J. King and William Pennington Ferrell--and her children. Kingsbury, Lilburn A. Kingsbury of Howard County, Missouri. Kingsbury was an insurance agent, farmer, orchardist, bank clerk, local historian, writer, genealogist, musician, and antique collector.

Kirby, James M. Department of Missouri for membership, ; certificate of service in the Union army issued by Adjutant General's office, ; and ordnance inventory, Klinge, Henry , Papers, , C 0. Also history of the 49th Regiment of Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Kloeckner, Louis O.


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Kloeckner papers consist of photographs and awards pertaining to his career as a pharmacist. The Papers also included Civil War military service and pension records of his father, who had the same name. These papers are part of the German Heritage Archives. Knight, Curtis F. Printed form includes signatures of Abraham Lincoln and Edwin M. Kuck, Henry, Papers, , S 5 Folders According to the internal evidence of the letters, which are entirely in German, Henry Kuck was a private soldier who enlisted for service in the 31st Regiment, Missouri Volunteer Infantry, in St.

Louis, though his family lived somewhat outside Carondelet in a house owned by a Mr. John Eggers. He served in the siege of Vicksburg, where he saw serious action, and he was then moved into action in upper Alabama, Tennessee, and the highlands of Georgia. After service in the Battle of Atlanta, Kuck's unit remained in upper Alabama while Sherman's main army marched to Savannah. The regiment was disbanded in following the triumphant march of General Sherman's army through Washington, DC which Walt Whitman saw and described in his diaries.

Kutzner, Edwin A. To Captain John D. Kutzner, Commander. Ladd, Asa V. Copy of letter from Ladd to father with postscript from chaplain. See ST. Ladenson, Paul W. Dartmouth College senior requesting letters to congressmen in opposition to the involvement of U. Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Missouri, Record Books, , C 2 volumes Records of the group from the time of its organization in Louis, MO, with notations of items distributed.

Lail, J. Lamy, John E. Collection C 0. Lamy's mother, Marie Elsie Lamy. Lance, Donald M. Audio cassettes include interviews with Germans in Missouri and with decorated U. Army Special Forces veteran Byrl D. Taylor, Missouri folk musicians, and examples of English language dialects. Lavinder, O. Douglas of Benton City, Missouri. Discusses the country, weather, and army life. Lawrence, Bertram I. Lazear, Bazel F. Also letter to wife from California gold fields, ; letters about his dismissal from job with Railway Mail Service; and letters about his Civil War pension claim.

In answer to question, "What point in the South would a few thousand dollars do the most good? Benjamin Howard, president of Southern Aid Society. Lee, aide-de-camp of Stonewall Jackson, to his aunt, November Description of the Battle of Manassas, Wm. Lee being wounded, and his subsequent death.

From J. Stuart, to Wm. Lee's widow, Expresses friendship, concern for her welfare, and confidence in a confederate victory. Lehmer, Donald, J. Grant and his staff were largely responsible for the ultimate victory of the North in the Civil War. He was possibly involved in labor organizing that resulted in gunshots being fired at his house. Lehnhoff also worked a musician at a local tavern and eventually became a restaurant owner. Includes coins issued by the coal mine for spending in the company store; photocopies of Lehnhoff's WWI military record; and newsclippings on his family and and a tornado that hit Campbell Hill in Leonard, Abiel , Papers, , n.

His papers consist of personal and business correspondence of the Leonard family, as well as deeds, contracts, wills, depositions, bills, receipts, account books, some military documents, photo-graphs, maps, and miscellaneous material. Consist of land papers, account and other record books, correspondence, Civil War papers, and fur memorandum, and an diary of Lon V.

Lesieur Family, Papers, , C 1 folder The papers of the Lesieur family contain copies of promissory notes, receipts, accounts, letters, indentures, and miscellaneous papers concerned primarily with Godfrey Lesieur, but also with other members of the family. They migrated to the New Madrid District from Canada in Leslie, O. Edited by William T. Lincoln, James E. Lindsey, John W. Account of camp life in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama; a few skirmishes, and his trip back to Illinois after being mustered out.

Also pictures, paper currency, and other miscellaneous items. Paulding, from Washington, February 6, Linn sent Paulding, secretary of the Navy, a petition from prominent Missourians requesting the appointment of Robert C. Minor as midshipman. Lister, John W. John W. His squadron was under the command of Admiral Porter. He enlisted on August 11, , and received his discharge on November 19, Lister worked aboard several vessels as ship's carpenter. These were the Queen of the West, Dekalb, and Lafayette.

He also witnessed the burning of Prentiss a town on the Mississippi River by Federal gunboats. Some letters are from family men to home while they were in the military during war. Also genealogy and family history files. Little, Tho[ma]s, Invoice, , C 1 folder Invoice of transportation listing horses, mules, harness and wagon, given to Captain John D. Lockmiller, David A. Crowder, administrator of the Selective Service during World War I and ambassador to Cuba, primarily consist of correspondence from the s and s pertaining to the biography. The papers also include correspondence written to Crowder from prominent political and military figures, publicity materials, book reviews, and miscellaneous records.

See also C, the Enoch H. Crowder Papers. Gus Loesch. Logan, John A. Lomax, Victor W. Pershing by a native of Laclede, MO, Pershing's home town. Papers, , C 0. Lomax contain correspondence, clippings, questionnaires, and photographs related to John J. Long, William C. Longan, Rufus E. Army, who was a member of a pioneer family of Pettis County, MO. Papers include a school report; marriage license and certificate; will; several letters; messages of sympathy and news clipping of Longan's funeral; and "The Dirigible," an army newsletter edited by Longan. Army General from Sedalia, Missouri, who attended the U.

Military Academy at West Point from to , include photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, certificates and awards, and miscellaneous material. Lonsdale, Meron G. Lunceford, Adrian F. Lewis, Washington; group photo, Co. C, th Infantry Regiment taken at Ft. The correspondence within this collection is primarily between members of the Lynch family.

Lynch, James Lewis, Memoirs, C 0. Genealogy from Austria to Virginia to Missouri, farm life, education, Civil War experiences, and tobacco exporting, Essays for children on citizenship, study, and the Christian life. Lynch, William H. I Civil War, , Vol. Discussion of the military strategy in southern Missouri in chasing Jackson.

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Machir, John, Papers, , C 0. Louis and Columbia, Missouri, consist of the legal papers of his father, Henry Machir, business correspondence, slave bills of sale, deeds, tax bills, surveys, personal correspondence, and account books. In , William Madill wrote H. Madill about H. William also wrote of his bout with cholera during the epidemic.

In , George Madill wrote H. Males, Solomon, Papers, , C 1 folder Certificate of promotion to 1st lieutenant in the 6th Regiment, Missouri Volunteers, ; certificate of promotion to captain in same outfit, ; and mustering-out papers, Mann, Clair V. Marbut, Curtis Fletcher , Papers, , C 4. Marbut, a geology professor at the University of Missouri, , and soil scientist for the U.

Department of Agriculture, , includes correspondence, estate and financial records, photographs, publications, manuscripts, and maps. The personal correspondence received by Louise Marbut Moomaw and a short series of Civil War letters are also included in the papers. See also collection , the Curtis Fletcher Marbut Papers, , Marine Corps League, Smedley Butler Detachment of Missouri, Columbia, Papers, C 11 folders The papers contain minutes, correspondence, bank statements, canceled checks, receipts, membership rolls, and state and local officers' lists; national, state and local publications; ritual book; copy of constitution and by-laws; and miscellaneous paraphernalia of a Columbia, Missouri, chapter.

Martin, Clyde, Photograph Collection, P 0. The record book consists of letters, company orders, a company roster, a daily log, a provisions list, and receipts. Matthews Family, Papers, , n. Matthews, and two letters written during the Civil War by James L. Maxwell, A. May, Capt. References to marches, scouting parties, guard duty, grand review and inspection, prisoners, Union and Confederate deserters, traitors, pay allowances, food rations, weather, West Virginia's constitutional election, colleagues, and military action elsewhere. Mayberry, Hugh J. McCartney, Charles E.

McCausland, Nathan H. McCausland contain a receipt for share of estate of Nathan Heald; an oath of loyalty, ; and two letters from Gratiot Street Prison, St. Louis, Dougherty was sheriff of Jackson County, and the telegram gives instructions for organizing a militia to aid in the capture or killing of Frank and Jesse James. Letter to her father telling of her living conditions and what it is like to live in an area where fighting is continually going on. Describes Battle of Athens. McCutcheon, Welton M. McDeanum, W.

Charles, June 5, , and promise to deliver goods to Lieutenant James O. McGee Family, Papers, , C 3. Also includes Civil War muster rolls. McGready, William E. Other materials in the collection document her work with Vietnamese orphanages, as well as various aspects of both her personal and professional life, including a return trip to Vietnam in with her adopted daughter. McKean, [Thomas J. Clark, April 18, McKown, John D. McKown contain personal correspondence, business papers, Civil War military papers, and documents concerning construction of Saline County, MO, courthouse.

McLane, William H. McMahan, Robert T. McMahan, a seminary student from Canfield, Ohio. He served as a cavalry soldier and gunner in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas, and was promoted to corporal on 29 October Additional material includes letters written to and from Robert T. McMahon, discussing Civil War and family matters. Also included are various certificates and other military papers, pre and post-Civil War newspapers, and some photographs. McRoberts, A. McRoberts to his wife Mollie during the Civil War, and her replies. His wife had returned to her family in Ohio. They describe conditions in their respective locales.

Other letters discuss family affairs. McTillston, Henry, Special Orders, He talks of the horrors of the battle near Murphreesboro and predicts a greater one in Chattanooga, where he expects to be sent. Also included is a certificate of service showing Mee died at Andersonville Prison in Mendenhall, Willard H. Meng, Warren Douglas, Scrapbooks, n. Meng, newspaperman and editor of Missouri Blue Book, Volumes one and two contain miscellaneous newspaper clippings of Civil War articles, poems, and photographs.

Volume three contains newspaper clippings on the Blue Book. Meredith, John D. Methodist Episcopal Church South, Versailles Circuit, Records, , C 1 folder Register includes names of members and probationers in the Versailles Circuit, Jefferson City District, Missouri, how and when received and disposed of--whether by death, certificate, withdrawal, or expulsion--and some baptism and marriage records.

Locale of battle in which General James Shields participated. Miller, Elihu L. Miller, L. Miller, Robert D. Miller, correspondence spans from October 14, to October 30, The letters are written by Miller, a member of the U. Louis, Missouri. The collection contains 13 letters which describe Miller's love for Geneva Rhoads and his time spent in St. Louis after the end of the war. Milner, Duncan C. Telegram to Sherman from Henry Halleck, , announcing victory over enemy in battle.

Letters pertaining to James R. Milner's assignment in the army. Mink, Charles R. Minter, John A. Miscellaneous Manuscripts, , C 11 folders Poems, receipts, documents, newspapers and correspondence concerning business, law, appointments, teaching, politics, insurance, pensions, land, health, cholera, medicine, weather, news of friends and relatives, degrees, autographs, letter of introduction, and the Civil War: secession, orders and battles. Louis, September Missouri, Defense Warrants, , C 1 folder Defense warrants issued by the State of Missouri for five, ten, twenty and fifty dollars.

The records include audio cassettes, compact discs, and transcripts. Some describe the beginnings of the farm bureau and county agent in a given county. Missouri Hybrid Corn Company, Fulton, Missouri, Records, , C 5 linear feet The business records of the first hybrid corn company in Missouri include early company histories, scrapbooks, Italian POW labor records, and extensive financial records.

The records consist of oral history recordings and transcripts of interviews with men and women concerning their experiences with the Missouri mule, project produced publications, and promotional materials. Missouri National Guard, Photographs, P 0. The records include audio, video, interview logs, and some transcripts. The collection includes compact discs, audio cassettes, DVDs, and transcripts of the interviews, as well as biographical information on the interviewees. Missouri, Cape Girardeau County.

Oaths of Loyalty, , C 1 volume Abstract of oaths filed in conformity with requirements of 7th section of 2nd article of the new constitution. Leaming, lieutenant and enrolling officer of Cass County, Missouri, of all able-bodied male inhabitants between the ages of 18 and Missouri, Cedar County. Assessment Lists, , C 3 volumes Lists consist of property, slaves, cash, and notes held by those assessed. Missouri, Clark County. Papers, , C 1 folder The Clark County papers contain a record of names of voters and votes cast for all candidates in the August primary election in Clark County; and a muster order to the 75th Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 14th Division of Clark County Militia, May 8, Missouri, Cooper County.

Papers, , C 1. Missouri, Henry County. Council for Civilian Defense, Minutes, , C 2 folders The collection contains minutes of meetings of the Henry County branch of the Missouri Council for Defense, set up to prepare citizens for emergency situations. Hedrick, and Phillip W. Shambaugh, in the presence of the Holt County clerk in Missouri, Independence, Notebook, , C 1 volume The collection contains a notebook compiled by the citizenship classes of Mrs.

Missouri, Kingsville, Massacre, , C 1 folder, typescript Description of robbing, killing and burning by guerrillas in the Johnson County town of Kingsville, MO, near the close of the Civil War. Author unknown. Missouri, Lafayette County. Board Proceedings, , C 1 volume Proceedings of the county board, which convened on the order of the Military Department to investigate the murder of loyal citizens, 14 August October Missouri, Linn County, Broadside, , C 1 folder Printed broadside announcing that Linn County men between 18 and 45 years of age were subject to fine for not enrolling in some military company and reporting for duty according to Orders No.

Notice is dated 18 July Missouri, Ralls County. Supervisor of Registration, Ledger, , C 1 folder Volume kept by Samuel Megown, supervisor of registration, listing names of citizens who either refused to take the oath of loyalty after the Civil War or had been loyal to the Confederacy and were thus disenfranchised. Also includes names of citizens considered loyal who were permitted to vote. Birth and death dates for some Megown family members are included at the end.

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