United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS62, MS86
Overview The McCormick Library has several collections that contain correspondence, diaries, and other materials related to the Civil War era. Some materials describe the experiences of soldiers during the war, or who served in the territories; others document the “home front” trials and anxieties, and some provide reflections or analysis after the war.
Abstract The Charles R. Baker Family Papers are in three major sections (Charles R., Frank M., and Francis R.) and are housed in one box containing six folders. The papers of Charles R. occupy four folders: Biographical - includes a brief autobiography, a list of published and unpublished papers, a list of residences, and several clippings and biographical forms. American Association of Orthodontists (1965-1969) - contains correspondence between Baker and other officers and members...
Abstract Three volumes of journals kept by Carrie M. Walkup, a student at Northwestern Female College in the 1860s. The journals provide insight into student life and rules as well as information on being a student during the Civil War, the Copperhead convention, and the Presidential election of 1864.
Identifier: MS 86
Abstract Rev. Willis Weaver was chaplain of the Illinois Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion. He had a scholarly interest in Edwin M. Stanton, President Lincoln’s Secretary of War. This collection of material consists of typescripts of several of his articles on Stanton, as well as the published version of an address on Stanton given before the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, Commandery of Illinois, in Chicago in 1927.