John Wesley Matthews Papers, 1861-1863 (R0039)

0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

 Finding Aid

The John Wesley Matthews Papers contain photocopies of letters written by John W. Matthews to his family relating his experiences in the 32nd Regiment, Missouri Volunteers. The letters contain descriptions of provost duty in St. Louis, and the condition of the regiment after the surrender of Vicksburg. There is also a poem describing the Vicksburg campaign.