Contains 5 Results:
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Scope and Contents The following, selective listing was provided by the seller: Hand drawn sketch by Richard, "Good Night", appx. 6.5" x 7", pencil, showing the courting couple out in front of Celia's home in Morris. Included with l862 letter. CDV of young woman, with caption, "A 'Copperhead' friend of mine...", included with 1864 letter by Richard (while estranged) 1862 letter, Sheperdsville, KY, surgeon David Leroy, 91st IL 1862 letter, Trenton, TN, Andrew J Haynes, IL 4th Cavalry, etc." The following...
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Scope and Contents The following excerpts have been provided by the seller: Richard, Mar. 18, 1865 - "I am now Post Apothecary at Camp Butler...I am teaching some colored soldiers to read - how are you abolitionist?; next Sunday if I have time I am going to preach to them in their barracks." Richard, March 20, 1865 [last letter, Camp Butler, Apothecary, enlisted in 91st IL] "My regt is in New Orleans. I look well in uniform. I am altering my privates coat into officer putting staff buttons on it; tearing...
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Scope and Contents The following excerpts have been provided by the seller: David Leroy, Surgeon, 91st IL, Sheperdsville, KY, Dec. 1862 - "We are...located at present in this little town of Shepperssville to guard the bridge over Salt River on the Louisville; Nashville R.R. The bridge has been destroyed by the Rebels 3 times in the last six months, been two fights or rather skirmished." [Lists promotions of various 91st soldiers.] Mary E. Robinson, Akron, OH, Oct. 27, 1861 - "We have war news every day. They...
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Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains correspondence between Richard S. Morgan and Celia Frary, as well as correspondence from friends, family members, and acquaintances from 1862 to 1867. Topics of letters include Richard's work as an apothecary at various military camps and shops, the couple's courtship and subsequent marriage, the couple's marital issues, Richard's alcoholism, and the couple's separation. Topics of letters between Celia and others include Topics of letters include Celia's work as a...
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Scope and Contents From the Series:
This series contains photographs of Frary and Morgan, Celia Frary's Illinois teaching certificates, passes belonging to Richard S. Morton from 1862 from Camp Douglas and another identified camp, and a photocopy of their marriage certificate.