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Box and Folder List

Box 1ov, Folder 1

Confederate spy letter from James Burton to Confederate General Daniel Ruggles, at Columbus, Mississippi. Contains Burton's report to Ruggles concerning the cavalry raid of Union Colonel Benjamin Grierson. Also auctioneer's blurb re the history of the raid and the letter's significance. April 19, 1863. NOTE: The year of the letter (not given in the letter itself) is based on the date of Grierson's raid.

Box 1ov, Folder 2

Anti-abolitionist and anti-war letter of John Necker, prominent Illinois businessman, to Hill Logan re abolitionists, African-Americans, and Abraham Lincoln’s presidency and position on slavery. December 24, 1866

Box 1ov, Folder 3

Folder 3 (oversize): Confederate $1000 bond. February 20, 1865

Box 1ov, Folder 4

Sleeves 1-6: 6 cartes-de-visite, with cancelled revenue stamps and names of photographers on back. From the Civil War era. Undated

Box 1ov, Folder 5

Letter from Union soldier(?) D. N. Graham, at Clarksville, Tennessee, to wife (unnamed) re death of child and other family matters, and possibility of breaking camp. January 16, 1864

Box 1ov, Folder 6

Hand-drawn and colored map of military encampment (Union?). Dover, Tennessee. Undated