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People and ideas systems - Andrew Roberts
This collection consists of correspondence, 1861-1863, of Gustavus Schmidt. The correspondence includes three letters from his son Albert and a letter from his son Charles. Albert J. Schmidt’s correspondence comments on his military service; travel to Goodson, Virginia; his detail in Richmond, Virginia, as a clerk in the Quartermaster Department; and his experiences in other camps. An 1862 letter from Charles E. Schmidt relates his journey on a train to Canton, Madison County, Mississippi; comments on the hospitality of Canton civilians; and describes and encampment near Grand Junction, Tennessee.
Mental Health History Timeline - Andrew Roberts
This collection consists of two hundred items, papers, 1821-1954 (bulk 1821-1890), of Miles Taylor and family. Items consist of family letters, photographs, and genealogical and biographical material of the Taylor family of Assumption Parish, Louisiana. Included is the correspondence of Eliza Breeden Taylor with her mother and sister in Thibodaux and Carrollton, Louisiana. The personal papers of Miles Taylor include a copy of his will, reprints of speeches in Congress (regarding Preston Brooks’s caning of Charles Sumner, the Kansas question, and tariffs, 1856-1857), and letters to his son Thomas concerning his own financial situation and family matters. The Civil War letters of Thomas Taylor relate his unit’s withdrawal from winter quarters at Manassas, Virginia, his participation at the Battle of Gaines’s Mill and Cold Harbor, the election of officers in his unit, and casualties. He also reports his convalescence as a prisoner of war at Saratoga Springs, New York, 1863. Additional letters from Thomas describe the rescue of passengers from the collision of two steamers, Dixie and Folly; his trip from New Orleans, via Cuba, to Baltimore, Maryland, prior to his marriage; and social life at Saratoga Springs during his wedding trip, 1866. Letter to Thomas from his uncle, Julius Taylor, relate financial problems with his Virginia farm and additional family news. Also present are numerous photographs and family portraits and an undated autobiographical sketch of U.S. Army General Thomas Thomson Taylor, nephew of Miles Taylor and a member of the 47th Ohio Volunteers during the Civil War.