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Vicksburg (Miss.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John A. Botts poem

 Collection — Folder S1037
Identifier: S1037
Scope and Contents This collection includes an eleven stanza poem written by John A. Botts and dated June 12, 1863. The poem relates the movement and actions of Company C, 59th Indiana Regiment during the Vicksburg campaign of the U.S. Civil War. At the end of the poem there is a note dated June 25, 1863 from William Owen to Mary Owen that says, "Mary I send you this poetry and if you get it I want you to take good Cear [care] of it till I come home."
Dates: 1863/06/12

Ransom T. Young letters

 Collection — Folder S1477
Identifier: S1477
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from members of the Young family of Indiana, including Ransom T. Young, his wife Emma, and his brothers, James M. and John C. Young, to their sister, Mary E. (Young) Jones between 1864 and 1875. There are also other Civil War letters from Hoosier soldiers and their relatives, including letters sent to James and Mary (Johnson) Briggs of Utica, Indiana from their brothers and friends, as well as two letters from J.W. Lakin to his siblings from 1861 to 1865....
Dates: 1861-1875

Sarah J. Robinson letter

 Collection — Folder S2667
Identifier: S2667
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of a June 4, 1865 letter written by Mrs. S. J. Robinson from the United States Christian Commission home in Vicksburg, Mississippi and sent to Mrs. M.J. Dinwiddie at Crown Point, Indiana. In the letter she shares her recent experiences, including her trips to the McPherson and her interactions with "Rebels" and "Seceshia" ladies, and also expresses her appreciation for money she received from Mrs. Dinwiddie.
Dates: 1865/06/04