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Civil War in the West collection, 1857-1865.
BANC MSS 2014/175 box 1
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Civil War in the West collection, 1857-1865


Brown, Oscar M., 1828-1889, signer.


New Mexico, Governor (1861-1866 : Connelly)


San Augustine Mining Company (Ariz.)


Contains mostly handwritten correspondence with some other Civil War related materials such as payment vouchers, receipts, discharge papers, and printed circulars. The materials mostly concern the conflict between Union and Confederate forces in the New Mexico campaign in the American Southwest. Correspondence includes letters from Texas Confederate soldiers serving in Sibley's Brigade and letters from Union soldiers and family members stationed in Arizona and New Mexico. Includes payment vouchers for several Union soldiers and discharge papers for one of them, John B. Smith. Also includes a confirmation of military service for Juan Arroyo, a Mexican-American who served as a first lieutenant in Graydon's Company of the New Mexico Volunteers. Printed materials include a proclamation by the governor of New Mexico in response to an invasion by Texas armed forces, and a circular informing California volunteers about available veteran benefits after they are discharged and a re-enlistment bonus. Also includes typescript transcriptions of handwritten correspondence.


1857 (issued)


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Arroyo Laguna, Juan
Richardson, George H
Smith, John B
Connelly, Henry -- 1800-1866
Confederate States of America. -- Army. -- Sibley Brigade.
San Augustine Mining Company (Ariz.)
New Mexico Campaign, 1862
Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence
Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence
Soldiers -- United States -- Pay, allowances, etc
Military spouses -- United States -- Correspondence
Military pensions -- California
Mexican American soldiers
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Mexican American
West (U.S.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Southwest, New -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
New Mexico -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Arizona -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
California -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Fort Union (N.M.) -- History
Fort Craig (N.M.) -- History
Fort Davis (Tex. : Fort) -- History


Civil War in the West collection, 1857-1865, BANC MSS 2014/175, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Ken Harrison Western Americana; 20140508.
In English.



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BANC MSS 2014/175 box 1