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  • Subject is exactly "United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. "

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Army and Navy goods and camp utensils of every description, fire arms, swords, etc. Dated about 1861. A catalog of Army and Navy supplies produced by E. W. Carryl & Company, a United States Government depot for furnishing. The company was located in…

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Circular letter from the Masonic Mission to Mosaic Lodge, No. 52. September 20, 1864. In this circular letter, William Hobart Hadley, the Vice President of the Masonic Mission in Maine, and Agent for the New England States, reminds the Fraternity…

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Citizens of Boston. Dated October 1863. This broadside, created in response to President Lincoln's October 1863 call for troops, petitions the citizens of Boston to “cooperate with the public authorities in every effort for the immediate…

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Civil War discharge certificate for Private James Foran of the 2nd Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps, dated September 1864.A tintype portrait of James Foran is in the museum collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library (view online…

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In this letter from Captain William M. McArthur of the 8th Regiment, Maine Volunteers, to his father, Arthur McArthur, Sr., MacArthur describes his regiment's overall health as it readies itself for a march to Jacksonville, Florida.

MacArthur, a…

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Handwritten statement on the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Dated May 17, 1865. This handwritten preamble and resolution by Benjamin Dean of the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, expresses the Supreme Council’s sympathy…

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Important, a procession of the retail tradesmen of Boston broadside. Dated August 26, 1862. This broadside calls on the retail tradesmen of Boston to rally on Franklin Street and form part of a citywide procession. The “Grand Demonstration on the…

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Letter from George Quint to Alonzo Hall Quint. Dated November 3/4, 1861. In this letter, George Quint updates his son Alonzo Hall Quint, a Chaplain in the Second Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers, on events happening at home during the Civil War.…

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Letter from Grand Master William Parkman to Alonzo Hall Quint. Dated November 17, 1864. In this letter, Grand Master William Parkman of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts provides Freemason Alonzo Hall Quint with information regarding Quint's proposed…

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Letter from Moses Williams to Alonzo Hall Quint. Dated August 27, 1862. In this letter, Williams thanks Quint, a Chaplain in the Second Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers, for sending Williams a lock of his deceased son's hair. First Lieutenant…