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Civil War Papers, 1861-1865

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1970-45

Scope and Contents

Among these papers, there is a photostatic copy of a communication from Gen. D. H. Cooper to Maj. S. P. Wilson, dated December 5, 1862, Scullyville. Some of the military matters deal with the "scattered Creeks" and Colonel Watie (Stand Watie?). Also listed are two letters dated June, 1863, between John J. Floyd, Judge of the Supreme Court of Georgia, and Thomas Jones, attorney for the mother of Tyre Harris, a conscript under eighteen who was being held captive against the law. Another item of interest is the autobiography of sixteen year old Sydney L. Daily detailing his experiences during enlistment and service.

There are a number of letters (photocopies) from Lt. J. W. Strong, Camp Strong, Muscatine, Iowa, and Helena, Arkansas, all to his wife.

Dates

  • 1861 - 1865

Conditions Governing Access

Access is by appointment only.

Extent

23 items

Language of Materials

English

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Helmerich Center for American Research at Gilcrease Museum. Repository

Contact:
1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd.
Tulsa Ok 74127
918-631-6441