Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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Attorney. Notebooks of memoirs by Homer W. Wheeler, describing his life as an Army Scout; broadsides, newspapers, and handbills regarding the settlement of Kansas; along with a wide variety of other documents collected by Farley and relating the the Civil War, settlement of Kansas, Indian battles on the Great Plains with an emphasis on Kansas, and on the history of the American West in general. Also included is one of the two known copies of the "Siwinowe Kesibwi" (Shawnee Sun) newspaper (1841).
Correspondence between Lt. Lyle Garrett of the 23rd Iowa Infantry and his wife, Mary Garrett, during the Civil War, describing camp life, attitudes toward officers, troop movements in Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, and the general conduct of the war.