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Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

Allen-Rodgers Family Papers

Identifier: A0021
Scope and Contents

The Allen-Rodgers Family Papers consist of correspondence and business papers of Thomas Allen and his family, as well as correspondence and G.A.R. papers of Thomas Rodgers.

Dates: 1858-1924; Majority of material found within 1871-1889

Henry Almstedt Papers

Identifier: A0022
Scope and Contents Collection contains commission and appointments of Henry Almstedt and papers relating to the service of the 1st United States Reserve Corps (3 months) and the 2nd Missouri Light Artillery. Includes letter of William R. Martin to Captain T. Rohe, dated Martinsburgh, Missouri, July 29, 1861, regarding the discovery of the bodies of Benjamin Sharp and Lieutenant Jager; two letters of Joseph Weydemeyer to Almstedt, dated October 3, 1862, and to General Schofield, dated June 3, 1863, regarding...
Dates: 1846-1939; Majority of material found within 1861-1884

Amoureux-Bolduc Papers

Identifier: A0032
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, bills, receipts, accounts, and other documents of the related Amoureux, Bolduc, and Langlois families of Ste. Genevieve; surveys by Antoine Soulard of property of Francois Moreau and Pierre Delassus de Luzieres; letters of William G. Cox to his family regarding his service with the Exeter Union Guards during the Civil War (1860-1862); documents concerning the lead mining interests of Louis Bolduc; information pertaining to restoration of the Bolduc...
Dates: 1754-1961

Arnold Family Papers

Identifier: A0052
Scope and Contents

The collection contains tax receipts, deeds, and the will of Charles Buchmiller (1823-1883), stepfather of Mrs. Louisa Arnold; four letters signed Edward Spahr, St. Louis, to Francis T. Mills, 1873-1874; 15 photographs taken in Oregon County, Missouri, circa 1915; 27 postcards sent to Miss Mary Hodnett and Mrs. L.A. Arnold; and other Arnold family papers and photographs.

Dates: 1849-1919

Bartlett Family Papers

Identifier: A1975
Scope and Contents

The collection contains an 1860 diary to the Pikes Peak gold rush region; memoirs of Aurelius T. Bartlett, dated March 20, 1890, describing his Civil War service; official papers relating to Bartlett’s Civil War service; and other Bartlett family papers.

Dates: 1860-1957

Edward Bates Civil War Letter

Identifier: A3107
Scope and Contents The collection contains one autograph letter signed by Edward Bates to his private secretary, Edmund Clarence Stedman, in Washington, D.C., dated 19 July 1863. Bates was in St. Louis and at his country house visiting family. He wrote about the state of affairs in the St. Louis area, where the war had taken its toll on personal relationships: “Our society is shivered into splinters – all the active rebels are one, & many of them are dead; but their families and friends are still...
Dates: 1863 July 19

Benoist-Charleville Family Papers

Identifier: A0110
Scope and Contents The Correspondence folder consists of letters written between various family members from 1836 to 1867. Among the correspondence is a letter from Eliza Faris O'Flaherty (mother of author Kate Chopin) to Frederic Charleville, March 10, 1864[?], describing a secret wedding between Eliza's sister Suliame and a Confederate soldier and an incident in which Union soldiers forced O'Flaherty's family to fly an American flag on their house to celebrate the fall...
Dates: 1737-1949

John P. Camp Papers

Identifier: A0223
Scope and Contents

Collection consists primarily of documentation of Civil War claims handled by John P. Camp, a counselor for claimants in St. Louis. These claims, dated 1861 to 1868, relate to services rendered and supplies provided to the United States, and include vouchers, receipts, correspondence, affidavits, special orders, and loyalty oaths. The collection also contains business papers of Camp, which do not appear to be related to the claims process, and personal papers of the Camp family.

Dates: 1852-1890; Majority of material found within 1861-1868

Couzins Family Papers

Identifier: A0335
Scope and Contents The Couzins Family Papers contain papers relating to John E.D. Couzins’s efforts to hold Missouri in the Union during the Civil War, including letters, commissions, and a loyalty oath; papers relating to Mrs. Adaline Couzins’s work as a volunteer nurse during the Civil War, including printed memorials to the U.S. Senate, dated March 27, 1888, praising her work; papers relating to Phoebe Couzins, including articles and addresses by her; correspondence and articles regarding Couzins family...
Dates: 1825-1950

Crow Family Papers

Identifier: A0342
Scope and Contents

The collection includes Crow family personal and business correspondence, receipts, accounts, and other papers. The collection includes a few documents relating to the Civil War.

Dates: 1849-1870