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Monroe family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00705
Content Description This collection consists of photocopies of Monroe family military documents including Norton M. Monroe's discharge papers (December 1863), a pension form for Norton M. Monroe from November 1918, a claim for settlement of unused leave form for Maurice F. Monroe, circa 1946. There is also a copy of a handwritten land tax form for Hiram Hardy from 1867.
Dates: 1863, 1868, 1918, 1920, 1924, circa 1946

Smith and Carpenter families papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00301
Scope and Contents This collection contains four Civil War letters and a small diary of Josiah B. Smith, kept during his service as a bugler in the 8th Michigan Cavalry in Tennessee and Kentucky. The letters were written to Josiah's wife, Mary A. Smith. In the diary, Josiah writes about daily duties in camp, his letter writing schedule, and the condition of his health. The collection also includes an official copy of his enlistment and discharge papers.In addition, receipts for taxes on land in...
Dates: 1864 - 1913

William H. Doxtader collection

 Collection
Identifier: 00132
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of family Civil War records and a photocopied history of the 36th Indiana Infantry. Albert and Daniel Doxtader both served in that regiment. Philander Doxtader served in the 115th New York Regiment.

Personal papers, newsclippings and diaries of Guy O. Doxtader are also present.
Dates: 1850 - 1958

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Subject: Military records X
  • Repository: Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections X

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