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Alva Cleveland Diary,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-113
Abstract

The collection contains the diary of Alva Cleveland, a 57-year-old soldier who served as an orderly with the 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry. The diary covers March to July 1862 while Cleveland's regiment was stationed around Nashville, Tennessee, and in northern Alabama.

Dates: 1862

Edwin L. Garrison Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-003
Abstract

The Edwin L. Garrison Letter contains information pertaining to the 1864 Overland Campaign including an attack by Confederate General A. P. Hill. The letter is written to George J. Warner in New York on July 12, 1964.

Dates: 1864

Stafford J. Godfrey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-026
Abstract

The collection of Stafford J. Godfrey, 21st New York Infantry Regiment, contains his diary written from May, 1861 to August, 1863, detailing his day to day activities, primarily his camp duties. Also included is Godfrey's discharge paper dated August 3, 1863, membership application to the Union Veteran Legion, dated May 18, 1863, a card distributed by ladies aid society of Buffalo titled, "Counsel to our Volunteers: How to Prepare for the Campaign," and a name card from H.D. Godfrey.

Dates: c.1861-1863, 1890s, n.d.

Joseph T. Harris Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-016
Abstract

This collection includes letters written by Joseph T. Harris of the 12th Ohio Infantry to his sister, Mollie Swope from various locations in western Virginia. The letters are dated August 6, 1861, September 18, 1861, November 23, 1861, and February 14, 1862. The letters detail the movements of the 12th Ohio Infantry during actions in the Kanawha Valley, Virginia in 1861 as well as camp life.

Dates: 1861 - 1862

John Harville Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-053
Abstract The collection contains eight handwritten diaries chronicling John Harville's experiences during the Civil War. From August of 1861 to January of 1864 Harville served with the 7th Wisconsin Regiment, Company F. He then transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps for the remainder of his term, ending in July 1864. His diaries include details and stories from camp life, largely around Washington, DC, and Baltimore, MD. Suffering from chronic "congestion of the lungs," Harville spent Autumn 1862...
Dates: 1861-1864, 1913, 2010; Majority of material found within ( dates 1861-1864)

Charles F. McKenna Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-031
Abstract

The collection contains diaries, papers, and published materials related to Charles F. McKenna's service in the 155th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, during the Civil War.

Dates: 1861-1913, 1996-1998, n.d.; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1913; Majority of material found within 1996 - 1998

Charles H. Moody Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-003
Abstract

The Charles H. Moody Papers contain correspondence from Charles H. Moody to his father, mother, brother, and various friends relating to his service in Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, and throughout Virginia, datingranges from January 1862-June 1865.

Dates: 1862 - 1889

Papers Relevant to the Lives of John Taylor Radford (1838-1864) and William Moseley Radford (1840-1862) Typescript

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-006
Abstract This collection contains a typescript entitled Papers Relevant to the Lives of John Taylor Radford (1838-1864) and William Moseley Radford (1840-1862), edited by Rodger Streitmatter, dated April 1981. The document has transcriptions of letters to and from the Radford brothers, which range from topics about their schooling and education, the war front, after their deaths. The typescript also includes a brief family history about the Radfords with marginalia...
Dates: 1981-04

Wilson R. Pilkington Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-029
Abstract

This collection consists of nine letters written by Wilson R. Pilkington, 41st Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (12th Reserves), to his mother and sister from various locations in Virginia, primarily from camps in northern Virginia. The letters date from 1861-1862. In addition, there is one letter is written from John Moss to Pilkington's mother, informing her of Wilson's death. Pilkington died of wounds received at the Battle of South Mountain, September 15, 1862.

Dates: c.1861-1862

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

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Cleveland family (Wisconsin) 1
Cleveland, Alva, b.1805 1
Garrison, Edwin L., b. abt 1844/1845 - 1/28/1924 1
Godfrey, Stafford J., 1827-1911 (21st New York Regiment) 1
Harris, Joseph T. 1