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“From the Army of the Cumberland,” and “Late News,” St. Cloud Democrat – March 17, 1864

March 17, 2014 - 9:00am -- Anonymous (not verified)

“General Headquarters State of Minnesota,” and “Telegraphic News,” Goodhue Volunteer – March 16, 1864

March 16, 2014 - 9:00am -- Anonymous (not verified)

“Stillwater Ready for the Draft” and “The Draft: Minnesota in Account with the United States Debtor”, The Stillwater Messenger – March 15, 1864

March 15, 2014 - 9:00am -- Anonymous (not verified)

“Melting Ice Palace”

March 14, 2014 - 10:30am -- Anonymous (not verified)

“Melting Ice Palace”

Diary entries by Matthew Marvin – March 14, 1864

March 14, 2014 - 9:00am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Diary entries by Matthew Marvin, Corporal in the 1st Minnesota Regiment who was wounded at Gettysburg. Marvin is convalescing at the United States Marine Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. On March 14 he writes: “Was paid to day by Maj[.]  Hagt. Sherman[.] Recd check for 20[.]00[.] Weather pleasant Snow[.]“ Marvin spent March 1-7 at home, after being granted a short leave, where he spent most of his time with family and visiting friends and neighbors.

New Library Exhibit – Native American Beadwork in the MNHS’ Collections

March 13, 2014 - 3:10pm -- Anonymous (not verified)

Come see the new Library Lobby exhibit on Native America beadwork, open the same hours as the Library.


March 13, 2014 - 10:30am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Letter from Thomas Christie, stationed in Vicksburg, Mississippi, to his sister, Sarah, reporting on an incident with an officer – March 13, 1864

March 13, 2014 - 9:00am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Partial transcription of the letter:

Dakota Pouch

March 12, 2014 - 10:30am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Dakota Pouch

“Letter from High Private,” and “News of Our Own State,” Rochester City Post – March 12, 1864

March 12, 2014 - 10:00am -- Anonymous (not verified)


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