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Identifier: A0286-00137

Title: B112: Clifford Family Papers, 1861-1865

Description:

James E. Clifford was born in Rutland County, Vt. He came to Illinois in 1837, and settled in Phillipstown.

Consists mostly of letters to James E. Clifford, Phillipstown, from relatives and friends, including the following: eight letters of Harry Clay Clifford, 87th Illinois Infantry, mostly dated Louisiana, April 1863 to April 1865, which briefly describe regimental affairs; undated letter of R.J. Wolfe [Reuben J. Wolfe], 8th Illinois Infantry, which briefly describes the town of Jackson, Tenn.; letter of Union soldier Earnest Wilig, dated LaGrange, Tenn., January 8, 1864; and letter of Joseph Shoptaw, 26th Illinois Infantry, dated Goldsboro, N.C., April 7, 1864. Letters also contain mentions of political affairs in southern Illinois, particularly White County, and mentions of soldiers from that area.

Rights: UND

Place: United States
Louisiana
Illinois
North Carolina

Dates: 1861-1865

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts
Folder

Maker/Creator: Clifford, Harry Clay

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Armed Forces
Tennessee

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