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Register of the Small Civil War Collections, July 1998
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Description
Consists of eight folder-size collections of materials related only by their common origins in the American Civil War.
Background
Henry C. Ewing, a carpenter, farmer, and land speculator, was an officer in a Negro Volunteer Infantry regiment from Missouri (1863-1865). He saw action at Corinth, Shiloh and Vicksburg. Ewing produced a diary that details events from the inception of his military service through 1880 [Mss2.E95].
Availability
Collection is open for research.