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Sheldon R. Curtiss papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00215
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two copies of a published transcript of the Civil War diary kept by Sheldon R. Curtiss, a native of Saranac, Michigan. His diary describes army life as well as his experiences as a prisoner in Libby Prison and at Andersonville. The diary edited by his youngest daughter Evelyn Curtiss Lowrey, was originally published in the Ionia County News.

Dates: 1862 - 1864

Wilson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00051
Scope and Contents The majority of this collection is made up of 58 small volumes, all within the boxes. Volume 1 is farm accounts, 1863-1868, kept by George W. Wilson of Delhi Township, Ingham County. Volumes 2-53 are diaries kept by George W. Wilson, 1868-1922, telling of social events and life on his Aurelius, Ingham County farm. At the back of each diary is an account of the year's expenditures. Volumes 54-55 are diaries kept by Arthur G. Wilson, son of George W. Wilson, also an Aurelius farmer, containing...
Dates: 1863 - 1925

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons X
  • Repository: Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections X
  • Names: Andersonville Prison X

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