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J. E. Cooley [New York] Advertising Broadside,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-007
Abstract

Single-page advertising flyer and price list for J. E. Cooley, grocer, New York, NY, dated 1863.

Dates: 1863

Joseph G. Dill Letter to Daniel C. E. Brady

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-044
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter from Joseph G. Dill to Daniel C. E. Brady, written from Richmond, Virginia, on May 30, 1862. Dill writes Brady on a variety of topics including recent war news, the challenges of sending mail through conflict zones, a recent fishing party, the warther, and the price of goods.

Dates: 1863

Ladies Monumental Association [Columbus, Mississippi] Receipt,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-045
Abstract

The collection consists of a receipt for the Ladies Monumental Association in Columbus, Mississippi, for the purchase of oysters, ice, and express freight of the order. The purchase totalled $36.40 and is signed by the supplier, Henry Zorn.

Dates: 1873 - 1873

Myers Bros. & Co. Trade Card,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-046
Abstract

The Myers Bros. and Co. Trade Card shows a Confederate soldier swapping tobacco with a Union soldier in exchange for a bag of coffee.

Dates: late 1860s-early 1900s (likely c. early 1870s)

William H. Noyes Letter,

 File
Identifier: Ms-2015-049
Abstract

The William H. Noyes Letter includes a description of the climate, food price and availability, the camp set up, and a hand drawn map in correspondence to his family.

Dates: 1861 - 1861

Lt. Col. A. P. Porter Copybook,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-001
Abstract

The collection includes a copybook and letters written by Union Lieutenant Colonel A. P. Porter in 1862 and 1863 that document the transportation, inventory, and distribution of supply rations during the Civil War. The letters are written in chronological order within the copybook with about 22 outstanding letters that have been torn from the book, also arranged in chronological order.

Dates: 1862 - 1863

John S. Powers Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-047
Abstract

The collection includes a letter from John S. Powers to Nellie E. Williams on November 23, 1862 and a sprig from a boxwood tree. Powers letter includes a personal description of conditions in Alexandria, local sites, and news.

Dates: 1862 - 1862

Joseph Rule Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-011
Abstract

Letter written by Joseph Rule from his camp at Petersburg, Virginia, December 15th, 1864 to his friend Silas. Letter details Rule's Company B, 50th New York Engineers involvement in the December, 1864 raid on the Weldon Railroad which was a major supply line for Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.

Dates: 1864

William S. Tippett Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-060
Scope and Content

The collection consists of a single letter from Sgt William S. Tippett to his wife, Maggie. Written from a parole camp in Annapolis, Maryland, the letter opens with Tippett's comments on news from home. A majority of the letter, however,details his stay in Belle Island prison (Richmond) from September 1863 until early March 1864. In particular, he describes the food (or lack of) and the poor conditions.

Dates: 1864 - 1864

Junius Woodward Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-033
Abstract

The Junius Woodward Letter consists of a letter from Woodward to "dear friend" (also identified in the letter as "Miss Jennie"). Written at Petersburg, Virginia, on November 29, 1863, Woodward describes his free time activities, experiences with local farmers, and foraging for fruits.

Dates: 1863