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“President Lincoln’s Letter of Acceptance”, The St. Cloud Democrat – July 7, 1864

July 7, 2014 - 9:00am -- Anonymous (not verified)

First Nursing Class

July 7, 2014 - 12:01am -- Anonymous (not verified)

“Fifth Minnesota Veterans” and “Telegraphic News”, The Goodhue Volunteer – July 6, 1864

July 6, 2014 - 9:00am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Diary entry by Matthew Marvin – July 5, 1864

July 5, 2014 - 9:00am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Diary entries by Matthew Marvin, Corporal in the 1st Minnesota Regiment who was wounded at Gettysburg. Marvin has been discharged, and is now home at his family’s farm in St. Charles, Illinois where he spends his time helping his family, visiting friends, and occasionally working in a friend’s store.

Diary entry by Thomas Montgomery of the 7th Minnesota Regiment, Company K, on the way to Mississippi – July 4, 1864

July 4, 2014 - 9:00am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Cloudy, but warm. Feel tolerable well[.] Received Lt More valise & sword. A national Salute fired at daylight[,] noon & retreat, also fireworks at night in honor of the day. Bought on bbl of potatos for camp. $8.

July 4th Baseball

July 4, 2014 - 12:01am -- Anonymous (not verified)

July 4th Baseball

Diary entry by John L. Kenny near Kennesaw Mountain, GA – July 3, 1864

July 3, 2014 - 9:00am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Diary entry by John L. Kenny, who served as wagoner, quartermaster sergeant, and finally as first lieutenant quartermaster with Company A, Second Minnesota Regiment. This diary was just recently acquired and has not yet been added to our library catalog. Kenny’s regiment is currently near Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia.

Munsingwear Binoculars

July 3, 2014 - 12:01am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Munsingwear Binoculars

New Library Lobby Exhibit: Icons of Minnesota

July 2, 2014 - 10:29am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Minnesota Territorial Seal, 1849

July 2, 2014 - 10:05am -- Anonymous (not verified)

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