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Identifier: A0286-00050

Title: B025: Papers of Em, 1861-1864

Description: Contains four letters of Edward Hartley, 94th Illinois Infantry, to Miss Em, dated Camp Benton, Camp Beauregard, camp near Rolla, Mo., and Morganza, La., September 1862 to October 1863, which include accounts of contrabands at Benton Barracks, regimental affairs in southern Missouri, and action at Morgan's Ferry, Atchafalaya River, La. Also contains two letters of Josh, 47th Illinois Infantry, to Em, dated Camp Price, November 17, 1861, and Point Pleasant, Mo., March 22, 1862, which include brief accounts of fighting in central Missouri and in the vicinity of New Madrid, Mo. Includes two letterhead illustrations, one of which depicts a fire Zouave.


Place: United States
St Louis

Dates: 1861-1864

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts

Maker/Creator: Hartley, Edward

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
African Americans
Fugitive slaves
Armed Forces
Benton Barracks (Saint Louis, Mo.)
Fire fighters


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