United States. Army
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box: 4273.002, Folder: 013
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one letter from Ward to his father, dated July 28 and written at Ft. Ward. The plastic cover in which the letter was housed on arrival identifies Ward as a member of the 166th Regiment, Ohio Volunteers, a unit that was stationed at Ft. Ward from May to September 1864. The unit also took part in defending the city from Confederate General Jubal Early's raid of July 11-12, 1864, although that episode is unmentioned in this letter. Indeed, almost the whole of the letter...
Dates: circa 1864 July 28
Overview This collection contains a twelve-page pamphlet from the Supervisory Committee for Recruiting Colored Regiments, in Philadelphia, describing the qualifications required of men applying to be officers of African American Union troops during the US Civil War.
Abstract Letters of a Union soldier in the 18th Michigan Infantry to his wife, written from Decatur, Stevenson, and Huntsville, Alabama and Nashville, Tennessee, during the Civil War.
Overview Letters from Roy Swindell and Sara Swindell to their family, who lived in Chattanooga, and later Nashville, Tennessee. The letters discuss missing home, traveling for work, and Bible verses. One letter is from Sara to their son James, an officer in the armed services during World War II.
Overview Articles and newspapers on the U.S. Army and ROTC programs at the University of Alabama.