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Civil War Period Newspapers collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00512
Scope and Contents

This collection includes single issues of American newspapers from the Civil War period which do not directly relate to other Historical Collections. The April 1865 issues of the New York Herald and the Weekly Journal of Commerce report the surrender of General Robert E. Lee and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.

Dates: 1863 - 1865

Edwin R. Havens papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00016
Scope and Contents The Edwin Havens papers consist of letters and diaries written by Havens while serving in the Seventh Michigan Cavalry during the Civil War. The letters of 1862 concern the training period of the regiment at Camp Kellogg, Grand Rapids, Michigan. In February of 1863, the regiment was sent to Washington, D.C., and was later involved in campaigns at Gettysburg, Richmond, Petersburg, and the Shenandoah Valley. Havens' letters contain details of important battles, as well as the...
Dates: 1838 - 1926

John Shaw papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00286
Scope and Contents This collection consists of deeds and receipts of John Shaw of Lenawee County, Michigan. Also included is a Civil War letter describing battles around Richmond, Virginia, a letter licensing Shaw as a minister of the Christian Church of Adrian and Rome, Michigan (1867).The Civil War letter has been transcribed, scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1838 - 1872

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