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Taylor, Henry Clay, 1838?-1864
Papers, 1858-1865, 1895
SC 331, Folder 5
[unpublished]

Papers of and concerning Henry Clay Taylor from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, in 1861 a private in Company A, 1st Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment, and in 1862-1864 a lieutenant in Company A, 21st Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The papers relate chiefly to his army service in the Eastern theater of war, capture at Chickamauga, 1863, imprisonment at Libby Prison, and illness and death in Charleston, S.C.; including details on daily life in the Army of the Cumberland, espionage, guerrilla activity, and conditions at Libby Prison. Additional military records and materials relating to Taylor's schooling before the war are available in original form at Wisconsin Historical Society.

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[Handwritten copy of a letter Henry Clay Taylor allegedly wrote in blood and smuggled out of Libby Prison; to his father, J. M. Taylor, and his mother: Libby Prison, Richmond, Va., Nov. 17th, 1863]

[Handwritten copy of a letter Henry Clay Taylor allegedly wrote in blood and smuggled out of Libby Prison; to his father, J. M. Taylor, and his mother: Libby Prison, Richmond, Va., Nov. 17th, 1863]

[Letter from Henry Clay Taylor to his brother, Azro: Libby Prison, Richmond, Va., Dec. 17th, 1863]

[Handwritten copy of a letter from Henry Clay Taylor to his brother, Azro: Libby Prison, Richmond, Va., Dec. 17th, 1863]

[Letter from Henry Clay Taylor to his father, J. M. Taylor, and his mother: Libby Prison, Richmond, Va., Sunday, Dec. 27th, 1863]

[Letter from Dr. Corfe to J. M. Taylor: Bridgeport, Wis., Dec. 12th, 1863]

[Letter from Dr. Corfe to J. M. Taylor: Bridgeport, Crawford Co., Wis., Dec. 2nd, 1863]

[Letter from Jm. Taylor to Dr. Corfe: Fond du Lac, Wis., Dec. 6th, 1863]

[Handwritten copy of a letter Henry Clay Taylor allegedly wrote in blood and smuggled out of Libby Prison; to his father, J. M. Taylor, and his mother: Libby Prison, Richmond, Va., Nov. 17th, 1863]


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