The Civil War

(please contact Archives & Special Collections for more information about these resources)

Carthage During the Civil War
by Ida J. Helfirch

Letters from Henry T. Antes
Antes was a Surgeon in the 33rd and 47th Illinois Infantries and a resident of Geneseo, Illinois.

Diary of John G. Fonda
Fonda served with the 2nd & 12th Illinois Cavalries and the 118th Illinois Infantry.

Letters & Items from the 84th Illlinois
Letters from Christopher Wetsel
Letters from Robert Everett
Miscellaneous Items from Lemuel Scott

Letters from John B. Pearson
Pearson was a member of the 28th Illinois Infantry.

Letters from John & Peter Wade
John Wade was a member of the 10th Infantry, Missouri Volunteers. Peter Wade was a member of the 2nd Battalion of the Pioneer Brigade.

Letters from Benjamin Gill
Gill was in the 78th Illinois Infantry.

Civil War Collections at Western Illinois University
Focus on participation by residents of west central Illinois.