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M.C. Miller To H.R. Miller (31 December 1862), M. C. Miller, Hugh R. Miller Dec 1862

M.C. Miller To H.R. Miller (31 December 1862), M. C. Miller, Hugh R. Miller

Correspondence

Reflection on the previous year and description of contemporaneous life in Pontotoc, notably the people leaving the area and fears of provisions being taken by Union troops.


Letter, 1862 December 28, C. Ladley [Catherine Ladley] To Son [Oscar D. Ladley], Catherine Ladley Dec 1862

Letter, 1862 December 28, C. Ladley [Catherine Ladley] To Son [Oscar D. Ladley], Catherine Ladley

Oscar D. Ladley Papers (MS-138)

Letter to Oscar Ladley from his mother in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Catherine writes about concern for Oscar for all the hardships he has endured that winter, news from home, and advice to offer the men "under" Oscar "courtesy and kindness."


Mount Vernon Democratic Banner December 27, 1862 Dec 1862

Mount Vernon Democratic Banner December 27, 1862

Mount Vernon Banner Historic Newspaper 1862

Mount Vernon Democratic Banner was a newspaper published weekly in Mount Vernon, Ohio. Until 1853, it was published as the Democratic Banner.


Letter From Thomas S. Armstrong To Editor, Thomas S. Armstrong Dec 1862

Letter From Thomas S. Armstrong To Editor, Thomas S. Armstrong

Harvey Collection Newspapers

Thomas describes a march through the mountainous countryside of western Virginia (now West Virginia) and the regiment's observance of Christmas.


Letter From Brigadier General W.S. Featherston To Major Thomas S. Mills. 27 December 1862 11 December 1862, Winfield Scott Featherston (1819-1891) Dec 1862

Letter From Brigadier General W.S. Featherston To Major Thomas S. Mills. 27 December 1862 11 December 1862, Winfield Scott Featherston (1819-1891)

Correspondence

Handwritten letter from Brigadier General W.S. Featherston to Major Thomas S. Mills, regarding the Battle of Fredericksburg.


The Eastern Mail (Vol. 16, No. 25): December 25, 1862, Ephraim Maxham, Daniel Ripley Wing Dec 1862

The Eastern Mail (Vol. 16, No. 25): December 25, 1862, Ephraim Maxham, Daniel Ripley Wing

The Eastern Mail (Waterville, Maine)

Continues The Waterville Union (April-July 1847).
Published weekly, July 19, 1847-Aug. 28, 1863.
Publishers: E. Maxham, 1847-1849; Maxham & Wing, 1849-1863.
"Independent," 1847-1856; "Republican," 1856-1863.
Editors: E. Maxham & D.R. Wing, 1849-1863.
Continued by The Waterville Mail (September 1863-May 1906).
See Gerould, W.G.: American newspapers, 1821-1836; Whittemore, E.C.: Centennial history of Waterville.
Colby Libraries catalog record (CBBcat): http://cbbcat.net/record=b1228542~S19
WorldCat record (OCLC): http://0-www.worldcat.org.library.simmons.edu/oclc/10486915


Combined Letters, 1862 December 24, Allie And Mary [Alice And Mary Ladley] To Brother [Oscar D. Ladley], Alice Ladley, Mary Ladley Dec 1862

Combined Letters, 1862 December 24, Allie And Mary [Alice And Mary Ladley] To Brother [Oscar D. Ladley], Alice Ladley, Mary Ladley

Oscar D. Ladley Papers (MS-138)

Two separate letters, written on the same page, to Oscar Ladley from his sisters in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Alice asks Oscar about his recent march from Fredericksburg, gives him news from home, and more. Mary writes about acquaintances at home and missing Oscar on Christmas.


Letter From Robert Hanson To Francis P. Porter, Robert Hanson Dec 1862

Letter From Robert Hanson To Francis P. Porter, Robert Hanson

Harvey Collection Letters

Robert writes that the Brigade is 4 miles in advance of the Army of the Mississippi and without a direct supply line. The Brigade has "played smash" along its route, burning 16 bridges. A Sergeant copes with the death of his son.


Letter, 1862 December 22, Oscar D. Ladley To Mother And Sisters [Catherine, Mary, And Alice Ladley], Oscar D. Ladley Dec 1862

Letter, 1862 December 22, Oscar D. Ladley To Mother And Sisters [Catherine, Mary, And Alice Ladley], Oscar D. Ladley

Oscar D. Ladley Papers (MS-138)

Letter to Oscar Ladley's mother and sisters from Stafford, Virginia. Oscar writes about conditions in camp, his thoughts on news about the war, prices the officers pay for their food, and more.


Mount Vernon Democratic Banner December 20, 1862 Dec 1862

Mount Vernon Democratic Banner December 20, 1862

Mount Vernon Banner Historic Newspaper 1862

Mount Vernon Democratic Banner was a newspaper published weekly in Mount Vernon, Ohio. Until 1853, it was published as the Democratic Banner.


Company Ordinance Request, 1862 December 19, E M. Curtis Dec 1862

Company Ordinance Request, 1862 December 19, E M. Curtis

Col. Thomas W. Cahill Civil War Letters

No abstract provided.


Company Ordinance Request, 1862 December 19, L O'Brien Dec 1862

Company Ordinance Request, 1862 December 19, L O'Brien

Col. Thomas W. Cahill Civil War Letters

No abstract provided.


The Eastern Mail (Vol. 16, No. 24): December 18, 1862, Ephraim Maxham, Daniel Ripley Wing Dec 1862

The Eastern Mail (Vol. 16, No. 24): December 18, 1862, Ephraim Maxham, Daniel Ripley Wing

The Eastern Mail (Waterville, Maine)

Continues The Waterville Union (April-July 1847).
Published weekly, July 19, 1847-Aug. 28, 1863.
Publishers: E. Maxham, 1847-1849; Maxham & Wing, 1849-1863.
"Independent," 1847-1856; "Republican," 1856-1863.
Editors: E. Maxham & D.R. Wing, 1849-1863.
Continued by The Waterville Mail (September 1863-May 1906).
See Gerould, W.G.: American newspapers, 1821-1836; Whittemore, E.C.: Centennial history of Waterville.
Colby Libraries catalog record (CBBcat): http://cbbcat.net/record=b1228542~S19
WorldCat record (OCLC): http://0-www.worldcat.org.library.simmons.edu/oclc/10486915


Letter, 1862 December 18, Oscar D. Ladley To Mother And Sisters [Catherine, Mary, And Alice Ladley], Oscar D. Ladley Dec 1862

Letter, 1862 December 18, Oscar D. Ladley To Mother And Sisters [Catherine, Mary, And Alice Ladley], Oscar D. Ladley

Oscar D. Ladley Papers (MS-138)

Letter to Oscar Ladley's mother and sisters from Stafford, Virginia. Oscar details the conditions and their march from Chantilly to Stafford. He also mentions soldiers being upset with Major General Burnsides' tactics in a recent skirmish.


Letter, 1862 December 14, C. L. [Catherine Ladley] To Son [Oscar D. Ladley], Catherine Ladley Dec 1862

Letter, 1862 December 14, C. L. [Catherine Ladley] To Son [Oscar D. Ladley], Catherine Ladley

Oscar D. Ladley Papers (MS-138)

Letter to Oscar Ladley from his mother in Yellow Springs, Ohio. In her letter, she thanks him for sending a piece of a flag that he had carried, news from the war, and information about demand notes that Oscar has sent her.


Combined Letters, 1862 December 14, Mary And Allie [Mary And Alice Ladley] To Brother [Oscar D. Ladley], Mary Ladley, Alice Ladley Dec 1862

Combined Letters, 1862 December 14, Mary And Allie [Mary And Alice Ladley] To Brother [Oscar D. Ladley], Mary Ladley, Alice Ladley

Oscar D. Ladley Papers (MS-138)

Two separate letters, written on the same page, to Oscar Ladley from his sisters in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Mary writes about wanting to teach next spring, other gentleman that have asked to correspond with her, and other news from home. Alice writes about news from home and weather.


Letter From Thomas S. Armstrong To Francis P. Porter, Thomas S. Armstrong Dec 1862

Letter From Thomas S. Armstrong To Francis P. Porter, Thomas S. Armstrong

Harvey Collection Letters

Thomas says he would like to see Francis as soon as "Burnside whales the Rebels." He doubts that George is interested in marrying Meda .


Mount Vernon Democratic Banner December 13, 1862 Dec 1862

Mount Vernon Democratic Banner December 13, 1862

Mount Vernon Banner Historic Newspaper 1862

Mount Vernon Democratic Banner was a newspaper published weekly in Mount Vernon, Ohio. Until 1853, it was published as the Democratic Banner.


Letter From Thomas S. Armstrong To Flavilla Armstrong, Thomas S. Armstrong Dec 1862

Letter From Thomas S. Armstrong To Flavilla Armstrong, Thomas S. Armstrong

Harvey Collection Letters

Thomas talks about the food preparation and other conditions in camp and replies to some of Flavilla updates from home.


T.G. Clark To Margery Clark (12 December 1862), Thomas Goode Clark Dec 1862

T.G. Clark To Margery Clark (12 December 1862), Thomas Goode Clark

Correspondence

Thomas discussing rumors of the front at Fredericksburg & the Confederate Army being pushed back to Grenada, the health of various troops, his rejected furlough, weather conditions in Virginia, and advice on home matters & hiding food from the Union troops.


The Eastern Mail (Vol. 16, No. 23): December 11, 1862, Ephraim Maxham, Daniel Ripley Wing Dec 1862

The Eastern Mail (Vol. 16, No. 23): December 11, 1862, Ephraim Maxham, Daniel Ripley Wing

The Eastern Mail (Waterville, Maine)

Continues The Waterville Union (April-July 1847).
Published weekly, July 19, 1847-Aug. 28, 1863.
Publishers: E. Maxham, 1847-1849; Maxham & Wing, 1849-1863.
"Independent," 1847-1856; "Republican," 1856-1863.
Editors: E. Maxham & D.R. Wing, 1849-1863.
Continued by The Waterville Mail (September 1863-May 1906).
See Gerould, W.G.: American newspapers, 1821-1836; Whittemore, E.C.: Centennial history of Waterville.
Colby Libraries catalog record (CBBcat): http://cbbcat.net/record=b1228542~S19
WorldCat record (OCLC): http://0-www.worldcat.org.library.simmons.edu/oclc/10486915


Letter From Thomas S. Armstrong To William Armstrong, Thomas S. Armstrong Dec 1862

Letter From Thomas S. Armstrong To William Armstrong, Thomas S. Armstrong

Harvey Collection Letters

Thomas asks for money so he can pay his commisary bill down and pay Lieutenant Black back. He enjoys soldiering, even though it is uncertain when he will be paid again.


Letter From Thomas S. Armstrong To Editor, Thomas S. Armstrong Dec 1862

Letter From Thomas S. Armstrong To Editor, Thomas S. Armstrong

Harvey Collection Newspapers

Thomas details the regiment's three-day march from New Creek to Petersburg, Virginia (now West Virginia).


Letter From George W. Porter To Francis P. Porter, George W. Porter Dec 1862

Letter From George W. Porter To Francis P. Porter, George W. Porter

Harvey Collection Letters

George writes the Regiment has taken many prisoners and he is optimisitc that the war will be over by the first of April. He advises Francis be cautious with Robert Hanson as he is fond of drinking.


Letter, 1862 December 8, Oscar D. Ladley To Mother And Sisters [Catherine, Mary, And Alice Ladley], Oscar D. Ladley Dec 1862

Letter, 1862 December 8, Oscar D. Ladley To Mother And Sisters [Catherine, Mary, And Alice Ladley], Oscar D. Ladley

Oscar D. Ladley Papers (MS-138)

Letter to Oscar Ladley's mother and sisters from Chantilly, Virginia. Oscar writes about the cold weather, details on leaves of absence from General Order No. 45, and more. He also encloses an attached list of Major General Sigel's staff with this letter.


Mount Vernon Democratic Banner December 6, 1862 Dec 1862

Mount Vernon Democratic Banner December 6, 1862

Mount Vernon Banner Historic Newspaper 1862

Mount Vernon Democratic Banner was a newspaper published weekly in Mount Vernon, Ohio. Until 1853, it was published as the Democratic Banner.


Letter From Thomas S. Armstrong To William Armstrong, Thomas S. Armstrong Dec 1862

Letter From Thomas S. Armstrong To William Armstrong, Thomas S. Armstrong

Harvey Collection Letters

Thomas informs his father of recent military intel and an upcoming 'expedition' south.


The Eastern Mail (Vol. 16, No. 22): December 4, 1862, Ephraim Maxham, Daniel Ripley Wing Dec 1862

The Eastern Mail (Vol. 16, No. 22): December 4, 1862, Ephraim Maxham, Daniel Ripley Wing

The Eastern Mail (Waterville, Maine)

Continues The Waterville Union (April-July 1847).
Published weekly, July 19, 1847-Aug. 28, 1863.
Publishers: E. Maxham, 1847-1849; Maxham & Wing, 1849-1863.
"Independent," 1847-1856; "Republican," 1856-1863.
Editors: E. Maxham & D.R. Wing, 1849-1863.
Continued by The Waterville Mail (September 1863-May 1906).
See Gerould, W.G.: American newspapers, 1821-1836; Whittemore, E.C.: Centennial history of Waterville.
Colby Libraries catalog record (CBBcat): http://cbbcat.net/record=b1228542~S19
WorldCat record (OCLC): http://0-www.worldcat.org.library.simmons.edu/oclc/10486915


Appointment. Confederate States Of America War Department (4 December 1862), Braxton Bragg (1817-1876) Dec 1862

Appointment. Confederate States Of America War Department (4 December 1862), Braxton Bragg (1817-1876)

Military Records

Appointment to position of Assistant Surgeon


Letter, 1862 November 30, C. Ladley [Catherine Ladley] To Son [Oscar D. Ladley], Catherine Ladley Nov 1862

Letter, 1862 November 30, C. Ladley [Catherine Ladley] To Son [Oscar D. Ladley], Catherine Ladley

Oscar D. Ladley Papers (MS-138)

Letter to Oscar Ladley from his mother in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Catherine writes about attending the funeral of a woman who was killed in a train accident. She also writes about news from home.