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Maggie Lindsley papers, 1862-1977.

Author: Maggie Lindsley
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, diary, notebook, and other papers relating chiefly to the Civil War. Diary (1864 October 29-1865 May 28) kept by Lindsley concerns the siege of Nashville, Tenn., and life in Washington, D.C., in the final weeks of the Civil War. Lindsley discusses Union generals as well as the attitude of noncombatants. Includes the published version of the diary, Maggie!: Maggie Lindsley's Journal, Nashville,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Maps
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Joseph Hooker; O O Howard; John Newton; John M Palmer; Robert Hampton Ramsey; William T Sherman; Benjamin Silliman; George H Thomas; George H Thomas; Lorenzo Thomas; Joseph Hooker; O O Howard; John Newton; John M Palmer; William T Sherman; Benjamin Silliman; George H Thomas; Lorenzo Thomas
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Maggie Lindsley
OCLC Number: 84401343
Language Note: Collection material in English.
Description: 7 items. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet.

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Correspondence, diary, notebook, and other papers relating chiefly to the Civil War. Diary (1864 October 29-1865 May 28) kept by Lindsley concerns the siege of Nashville, Tenn., and life in Washington, D.C., in the final weeks of the Civil War. Lindsley discusses Union generals as well as the attitude of noncombatants. Includes the published version of the diary, Maggie!: Maggie Lindsley's Journal, Nashville, Tennessee, 1864, Washington, D.C., 1865: Including Letters Written to Her in 1862 from Professor Benjamin Silliman of Yale College (1977). Also includes a bound report containing recommendations for the promotion of officers serving under General George H. Thomas; a notebook kept by Lindsley's husband, Robert Hampton Ramsey, while serving as aide to Thomas; and several items removed from the notebook: Special Field Orders #11 (1864 May 22; Kingston) from General William T. Sherman, accompanied by a printed map of Cobb County, Ga., and a hand-drawn map. The notebook contains copies of letters pertaining primarily to the Atlanta Campaign, 1864. Letters are chiefly from Thomas to Joseph Hooker, O.O. Howard, John Newton, John McAuley Palmer, William T. Sherman, and Lorenzo Thomas.

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