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U.S. Civil War Collection, 1862-1898View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1862-1865
The U.S. Civil War Collection includes newspapers, correspondence, handwritten songs, and artwork contemporary to the U.S. Civil War. Much of the collection was assembled by James H. Lewis, a soldier in the 24th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
ID: MSS CivilWar
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
Biographical / Historical Notes
Statement on Access: The collection is open for research.
Arrangement
Preferred Citation: U.S. Civil War Collection (MSS CivilWar), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The collected ephemera of James H. Lewis and other donations of Civil War memorabilia were accessioned into Oregon State University's McDonald Rare Book Collection at an unknown time. These materials now comprise the U.S. Civil War Collection of the OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center.
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Container List

Series 1: War Ephemera, 1862-1898 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.1: Manuscript letter from Edwin M. Stanton, U.S. Secretary of War, to Caroline Patterson, 1863 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.2: Manuscript copy of General William Tecumseh Sherman's Special Field Orders no. 54., 1865 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.3: Lyric Sheet: "We Are Coming", 1865 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.4: Lyric Sheet: "Who Will Care for Mother Now," "Fifty Cents a Day," and "Shoulder Straps", 1865 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.5: Pencil drawing of secessionists transporting cotton to market, 1863 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.6: Camp Life, vol. 1, no. 1, 1862 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.7: 1864 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.8: The Child's Index, vol. 3, no. 3, 1865 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.9: Savannah Republican, vol. 1, no. 23, 1865 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.10: Savannah Republican, vol. 1, no. 47, 1865 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.11: Savannah Republican, vol. 65, no. 110, 1865 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.12: The Herald of the Union, vol. 1, no. 6, 1865 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.13: The Soldier's Friend, vol. 1, no. 2, 1865 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.14: The New York Herald, no. 10456. Reprint of April 15, 1865 issue, 1891 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.15: The New York Herald, no. 10456. Reprint of April 15, 1865 issue, 1892 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.16: The New York Herald, no. 10456. Reprint of April 15, 1865 issue, 1898 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.17: The New York Herald, no. 10456. Reprint of April 15, 1865 issue, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.18: The New York Herald, no. 10456. Reprint of April 15, 1865 issue, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.19: Engraving of a mule train from an unknown newspaper, circa 1865 Add to Shelf