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Colonial Dames Collection Papers 1852-1894 1.33 feet
Collector. Correspondence (1859-1862) regarding the Choctaw Indians and Spencer Academy; correspondence (1864-1871) concerning the Omaha Indian mission in Nebraska; correspondence (1861-1864) dealing with the Civil War, and correspondence (1852-1894) from Charles S. Rogers to Mrs. Orlando S. Lee, mostly regarding student life, family illnesses, and duties as a minister.
Red-rope Folder: Civil War Correspondence, 1861-1864.
1. Camp Meigs, Washington. 1861. Ives joins Lincoln Cavalry. Camp life and opinion of Rebels. Amount of soldiers on both sides.
2. Alexandria, Virginia. 1861. Ives to Lee. Capt. Dukes death, lost to Union and Choctaws. Deserter shot, details. Poor Chaplin.
3. New Orleans, 1861. Rebel letter from Massicot to Bourge, Ives sent to Lee from Manassas. Army varieties in New Orleans.
4. Camp Kearney, 1862. Ives to Lee. Desire to teach Opotheyaholo's command and encourage Union cause. Concern for Choctaws. Opinions on slavery.
5. Camp Kearney, 1862. Ives to Lee. Inquiry of Choctaws and missionaries and their views. Opinions on secessionism.
6. Camp Kearney, 1862. Ives to Lee. Mill Spring, Roanoke, Ft. Donelson, and Bull Run done by bayonet charges. Loses lady friend for joining Union army.
7. Camp Kearney, 1862. Ives to Lee. First staining of saber. Getting clothes, contraband at "Bull Run's" deserted stations.
8. Camp Kearney, 1862. Ives to Lee. Promotion to sergeant. Parade after 4 bloodless battles. Officers mentioned. Pea Ridge mentioned.
9. On Schooner. 6 miles from Yorktown. 1862. Ives to Lee. Ability of Rebels. Mention of Yorktown, Manassas, McClellan and others.