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Browsing Sesquicentennial Civil War Documents Project by Title

Browsing Sesquicentennial Civil War Documents Project by Title

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  • Barnes, Rhoda (2011-05-10)
    Letter to Milton Barnes from his wife Rhoda Barnes. Rhoda writes about her reaction to the news of Lees surrender. Seeing that others celebrated by consuming alcohol, she tells Milton that she did not and makes perfectly ...
  • Barnes, Rhoda (2011-05-10)
    Letter to Milton Barnes from his wife Rhoda Barnes. Rhoda writes about her deep sorrow after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865. She uses several Bible verses in this letter. She is also ...
  • Barnes, Rhoda (2011-05-10)
    Letter to Milton Barnes from his wife Rhoda Barnes. Rhoda acknowledges that he has been sent to Cincinnati (Ohio) to recover from the wound at Nashville (Tenn) and was hoping that he might be able to come during the Christmas ...
  • Barnes, Rhoda (2011-05-10)
    Letter to Milton Barnes from his wife Rhoda Barnes. Rhoda expresses happiness that Milton has not been wounded or worse in the recnt actions about which she has read in his letters and the newspaper. She mentions other ...
  • Barnes, Rhoda (2011-05-03)
    Letter to Milton Barnes from his wife Rhoda Barnes. Rhoda replies to Milton's last letter of November 27th in which he recounts his experience in the Battle at Missionary Ridge. She expresses her relief for his safety, ...
  • Barnes, Rhoda (2011-05-10)
    Letter to Milton Barnes from his wife Rhoda Barnes. Rhoda writes mainly about Jim, a free back man that lives with them, and how his health is failing. She also discusses the possibility of selling the family house.
  • Barnes, Rhoda (2011-05-10)
    Letter to Milton Barnes from his wife Rhoda Barnes. Rhoda describes the snowy and cold weather they are experiencing at home. She expresses hope that he is in some type of "winter quarters" and protected from the elements. ...
  • Barnes, Rhoda (2011-05-03)
    Letter to Milton Barnes from his wife Rhoda Barnes in Cambridge, Ohio. Rhoda recounts her fear at hearing Milton to be severly wounded and later her relief to receive a letter from his hand reassuring her that he is not ...
  • Barnes, Rhoda (2011-05-10)
    Letter to Milton Barnes from his wife Rhoda Barnes. Rhoda writes that she and the Barnes family are all excited about his coming home from the war. She acknowledges that this is the last letter that she will write to him ...
  • Barnes, Rhoda (2011-05-10)
    Letter to Milton Barnes from his wife Rhoda Barnes. Rhoda writes mostly about events happening in their home town and home.
  • Barnes, Rhoda (2011-05-10)
    Letter to Milton Barnes from his wife Rhoda Barnes. Rhoda discusses some items in the latest news, including the death of John Wilkes Boothe, from the local paper. She also discusses livestock and produce grown at the family home.
  • Barnes, Rhoda (2011-05-10)
    Letter to Milton Barnes from his wife Rhoda Barnes. Rhoda discusses her anticipation of Milton's return. She is not pleased with the uncertainty regarding his and other soldiers' homecomings. She continues on with news ...
  • Barnes, Rhoda (2011-05-03)
    Letter to Milton Barnes from his wife Rhoda Barnes in Cambridge, Ohio. Rhoda communicates her desire for a quiet place to write to Milton, gives a detailed list of recent expenses, and briefly mentions her recent trip to ...
  • Barnes, Rhoda (2011-05-03)
    Letter to Milton Barnes from his wife Rhoda Barnes. Rhoda describes her home life including taking care of her and Milton's daughter Tirza, preparing a care package to send to Milton, and informing Milton of the death of ...
  • Unknown (2011-06-15)
    Undated sketch of the second battle of Manassas, August 29th 1861
  • Unknown (2011-06-15)
    Undated sketch of the second battle of Manassas, August 30th 1862
  • Waud, A. R. (2011-06-15)
    Wood engraving depicting a sutler, a travelling merchant who sells food and other items to soldiers in the field, at Bailey's Cross Road (now known as Bailey's Crossroads) in northern Virginia, 1861. Measures 9 1/4" x 13 3/4".
  • Poates, L. L. (2011-06-15)
    Lithograph depicting Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virgnia from Baltimore (north) to the Occoquan River (south). Image shows towns,cities, rivers, forts, railroads, and geographical features such as mountains, and bodies ...
  • Unknown (2011-06-15)
    Deguerrotype of a man in civilian clothes, who is seated and holding his hands in his lap. Image is in a dark brown wooden case with gold and medium brown trim and measures 2" x 3".
  • Unknown (2011-06-15)
    Deguerrotype of a man seated and wearing a Union Army uniform. Image is in a dark brown wooden case with gold and red trim and measures 2" x 3".

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