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Post, Philip Sidney. Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Post, Philip Sidney. Collection, 1838, 1862-1865

Primary Creator: Post, Philip Sidney

Extent: 9.0 items. More info below.

Subjects: Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky--Perryville, Michler, N. (Nathaniel), 1827-1881, Property, Tennessee--Columbia, Tennessee--Murfreesboro, Tennessee--Nashville, United States--Civil War, 1861-1865, United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers., Weyss, J.E.

Forms of Material: Collected materials

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Col. Philip Sidney Post commanded the 59th Ill. Vol. Inf. from 1862 until he was promoted to brigadier general in Dec. 1864. This collection includes seven maps prepared for Post during the Civil War, including sketches and reconnaissance of land in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, and Tennessee. The collection also contains a camp newspaper issued on Jan. 11, 1862, by the 9th Missouri Vol. Inf. at Otterville, Mo., and an English land indenture of 1838.

Michael H. Shirley, Post's great-grandson, donated the collection to the Library in 1993. On Post, see the collection of his papers in the Knox College Library. See also Peter Cozzens, "Forgotten Hero: Philip Sidney Post," Illinois Historical Journal, 84:2 (Summer 1991).

Subject/Index Terms

Alabama
Georgia
Kentucky--Perryville
Michler, N. (Nathaniel), 1827-1881
Property
Tennessee--Columbia
Tennessee--Murfreesboro
Tennessee--Nashville
United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
Weyss, J.E.

Administrative Information

Repository: Illinois History and Lincoln Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 folder

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URL: http://www.library.illinois.edu/ihx/inventories/phspost.pdf

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