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United States. Army. Chicago Mercantile Independent Battery Light Artillery (1862-1865)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Chase Hall Dickinson Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-DickinsonC

Correspondence and diary of Civil War soldier Chase Hall Dickinson (1838-1893), of the Illinois Chicago Mercantile Light Artillery Battery. Dickinson wrote home to his mother, father, and sister Louise from 1862-1864, and also kept a diary from 1863-1864. Portions of both the correspondence and the diary have been transcribed. Papers also include some confederate money and a photograph of Dickinson.

Dates: 1862-1864

William H. Munroe Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Munroe

Personal papers and documents related to Sergeant William H. Munroe of the Chicago Mercantile Battery and his father, Henry H. Munroe. Correspondence, discharge papers, and two broadsides related to the war are included along with family obituaries, certificates of professional appointment, letters of reference, a last will and testament, and a patent for rheumatism treatment.

Dates: 1794-1920; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1920

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Broadsides (notices) 1
Correspondence -- 1851-1900 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- McHenry County 1
Soldiers' writings, American 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 1