Title:De Witt Clinton Loudon diaries and papers, 1846-1886
Creator/Contributor:Loudon, De Witt Clinton., creator
Creator/Contributor:Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891, Correspondent.
V.1 - Diaries, June 1, 1846-Feb. 19, 1847 (in notebook, 1836-1843, of his father, James Loudon as member, Ohio Legislature)
and June 15, 1847-Aug. 2, 1848, kept while serving with the First Ohio Infantry in Mexico and as a returning student to the
University of Ohio. v.2 - Copy, begun, Sept. 1847, of a portion of his diary; letters (3) to his family while serving in Mexico
and letter from his father giving home news; letter, 1886, from General W.T. Sherman concerning service reunions; ephemera.
v.3 - newspapers and newspaper articles pertaining to Lincoln's 1860 campaign and various Civil War engagements, particularly
the Battle of Shiloh (in which Loudon participated)
Subject:Lincoln, Abraham -- 1809-1865
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Mexico -- Description and travel
Selected materials : also available on microfilm.
15 items in 3 portfolios.
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 550:3) and positive.
BANC MSS M-B 15 port.1
BANC MSS M-B 15 port.2
BANC MSS M-B 15 port.3