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letters to Enoch Williamson of Bushnell
Posted by: John McDonnell (ID *****4781) Date: February 11, 2009 at 15:41:58
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This is a collection of 21 transcribed letters, dated from 1851 to 1863, most of which are addressed to Enoch Williamson of Bushnell, McDonough County, Illinois. Most of them were written during the American Civil War by Union soldiers.

Here is a list of the letters:

written before the Civil War:
1851-11-30 from Charlotte in East Hennipin, Illinois
1852-08-03 from _. _. Rynearson in Oskaloosa, Iowa
1858-01-21 from Ann McVey in Cecil, Maryland
1859-05-23 from Ann Mariah Day in Manchester, Indiana

written during the Civil War:
1861-11-03 from Joshua Benton in Camp Douglas, Illinois
1861-12-25 from Joshua Benton in Camp Benton, Missouri
1862-05-26 from James Benton in Scott County, Illinois
1862-09-15 from John T. Williamson in Camp Peoria, Illinois
1862-10-19 from Charles J. Dilts in Camp Peoria, Illinois
1862-10-24 from James L. Williamson in Camp Peoria, Illinois
1862-11-13 from Ben Frankenbury in Jackson, Tennessee
1862-11-15 from James L. Williamson in Lagrange, Tennessee
1862-12-23 from Ben Frankenbury in Columbus, Kentucky
1863-03-15 from Thomas Benton in Camp Butler, Illinois
1863-05-07 from Julia Williamson in Bushnell, Illinois
1863-05-14 from Julia Williamson in Bushnell, Illinois
1863-05-29 from Ben Frankenbury in White Station, Tennessee
1863-07-21 from Olive A. Williamson in Burlington, Iowa
1863-08-05 from John T. Williamson in Camp Sherman, Mississippi
1863-10-07 from Joshua Benton in Memphis, Tennessee
1863-10-22 from John T. and James L. Williamson in Iuka, Mississippi

Four of the transcriptions are accompanied by scanned images of the originals. I am intending to scan the rest of the originals in the near future.


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