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Samuel Bell Palmer Collection

Identifier: MSC 0981a
Scope and Contents

Journals and drawings by Samuel Bell Palmer during and about his time as a Confederate soldier, later Union prisoner at Camp Douglas, in the Civil War.

Dates: 1862 - 1864

Samuel Bell Palmer Collection

Identifier: MSC 0981b
Scope and Contents Folder 1: Letters to Mother from Samuel Bell Palmer: July 2, 1862 letter to Mother from Sam B. Palmer, Loudon, TN. ALS 1 p. Mentions cooking and baking bread at the camp. July 23, 1862 letter to Mother from Sam B. Palmer, Camp Bill Parker, Loudon, TN. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.). Mentions cooking at camp, shelter, firing shells on the anniversary of the Battle of Manassas, friends killed. Includes a sketch labeled ‘Our parlor, bedroom, dining room & kitchen.’ Formerly cataloged as...
Dates: 1862 - 1863

Thomas J. Cook pocket diaries

Identifier: MM.2020.029
Scope and Contents

Thomas J. Cook. Pair of pocket diaries by a sergeant under Burnside and Sherman. 2 volumes. [271]; [186] pages. 12mo, unmatched original limp calf, first volume with moderate wear, the second worn with front wrapper detached; second volume apparently lacking 2 leaves at beginning, others coming loose, a few pages written in faint ink. January 1863 to February 1865

Dates: 1863 - 1865

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