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United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 78th (1861-1865)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James McLaughlin papers

 Collection — Folder: S2504
Identifier: S2504
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of three letters from or about James McLaughlin ranging from 1863 to 1865, during his military service in the U.S. Civil War. The first letter dated May 11, 1863 is a handwritten transcription of McLaughlin's missive to his father and wife, Phebe, concerning running the blockage at Vicksburg. The second document is communication from Major J.C. Robinson at Raleigh, North Carollina, dated April 24, 1864, to the trustees of the 3rd Ward, Zanesville, Ohio,...
Dates: 1863-1865

John R. Wilson letter and pass

 Collection — Folder: S3351
Identifier: S3351
Scope and Contents This collection includes an 1862 letter written by John R. Wilson from Camp Dennison and sent to his wife in Muskingum County, Ohio. The heading of the letter gives the date as "Wednesday the 24/ 62." Since John enlisted with his regiment on August 26th, the letter was most likely written in September. In the letter he mentions helping organize a prayer meeting and spending time with the sick. The letter was with a victory envelope addressed to Wilson at Memphis, Tennessee and stamped with a...
Dates: 1862-1864