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Hill Family Collection Civil War Objects Christie Civil War Letters
Hill Family Collection

The Hill Family Collection consists of nearly 1600 cubic feet of papers, photographs, and objects. Many important aspects of James J. Hill's life, work, and family can be researched using these business and personal records.
Civil War Collection

MHS holds nearly 1,000 objects relating to the Civil War and the U.S.-Dakota War, including uniforms, equipment, firearms, swords, flags, and musical instruments. All branches of service are represented.
Christie Civil War Letters

These letters, full of revealing observations on war, society, and contemporary politics, are contained within the James C. Christie and family papers.