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Civil War Miscellany, 1861-1927, n.d.

Correspondence and Documents, 1861-1889
.15 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M131.1

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Personal letters from Civil War soldiers, an unofficial roster of Civil War soldiers, an Army of the Potomac visitor's pass, and certificates.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
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Diaries and Albums, 1861-1865, n.d.
.15 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M131.2

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An autograph album including signatures of the officers of the 108th U.S. Colored Infantry. Also diaries of Civil War soldiers, including an 1863 journal of Horatio Fox Smith (Bowdoin 1865), and a civilian's diary with brief entries made during the Civil War years. One diary was owned by a succession of soldiers and has a pledge of loyalty to the C.S.A. and a C.S.A. military pass laid in. Another soldier's diary is accompanied by a pocket-size Bible.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Photographs, 1863, 1927, n.d.
4 folders
Catalog Number: M131.3

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Includes tintypes, an albumen carte de visite, a cabinet card, and a black-and-white photograph. Subjects are young Union soldiers both in uniform and in civilian clothes before leaving for war. There is also a 1927 reunion photograph of the 15th Maine Regiment.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
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Typescripts, n.d.
2 folders
Catalog Number: M131.4

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Typescripts regarding the draft in New England and New York during the Civil War. The author and date are not known, but bibliographical references are included.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically by title.
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Printed Material, 1862-1864
3 items
Catalog Number: M131.5

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Includes a Mississippi newspaper printed on wallpaper, a Louisiana newspaper printed on wallpaper, and a Louisiana newspaper printed on ledger sheets. The Louisiana newspapers were sent to the Hubbard family of Hallowell, Maine, by John Barrett Hubbard, Captain and Assistant Adjutant in General Weitzel's brigade, then in New Orleans.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
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Realia, [186-], 1894
2 items
Catalog Number: M131.6

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Three dimensional objects relating to the Civil War. Included are a bayonet, and a Grand Army of the Republic memorial plaque.
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