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William D. Elrod Civil War Letters

Identifier: MSS.0826
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Charles Morfoot Collection

Identifier: MSS.0975

This collection contains 5 letters written by First Lieutenant Charles Morfoot, 101st Ohio Infantry Volunteers, to his wife, Elizabeth, during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1863 - 1865

Elizabeth Lee Smith Civil War Letters Collection

Identifier: MSS.0953

This collection contains 116 letters written to Elizabeth Lee Smith during the American Civil War. The majority of the letters are from Jasper Newton Smith who Elizabeth would marry during the war. The letters concern the progress of the war and the budding romance between Jasper and Elizabeth.

Dates: 1861 April 27 - 1865 July 23

Mial Vincent Collection

Identifier: MSS.0986
Dates: 1862 - 1863

P. J. Williamson Papers

Identifier: MSS.0509

This collection contains 25 letters dated 1862-1869. Most of correspondence from P.J. Williamson is to his wife during his service in the American Civil War.

Dates: 1862 - 1869

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