Scope and Contents
This collection comprises wartime letters and a document ranging from 1813 to 1865, concerning members of the Leeson family. One letter and a document concern Lieutenant __ Leeson and necessary supplies during the War of 1812. Three other letters are from Henry Clay Leeson to family regarding his military service at Vicksburg, as well as Fort Gibson, Grand Gulf, and Magnolia Bluffs, during the U.S. Civil War in 1863. There is also a letter to Major Moses D. Leeson of the 5th Indiana Cavalry on...