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CAMC Collection 055. Cassel, Peter. Correspondence of Peter Cassel, 1861-1902: Overview

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Cassel, Peter.  Correspondence of Peter Cassel, 1861-1902.  CAMC Collection 55.  12 folders.

The Peter Cassel collection includes correspondence which occurred during the Civil War between Peter Cassel and various family members.  Topics include the long marches, weather, pay days, impending battles, problems at the farm, the Republican victory in 1862, deserters, and slavery.  His travels during the war include stops in Howell County, Missouri, Batesville, Arkansas, Helena, Arkansas, the Benton Barracks in St. Louis, Missouri, and Vicksburg.

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