James A. Gaines Papers, 1842-1876 (C0425)

0.06 cubic feet (3 folders)

 Finding Aid

Letters to Lou Bell and Jennie Bell Gaines from relatives and Confederate prisoner at Johnson's Island, OH, describing St. Louis, freed Negroes, and cholera epidemic; U.S. ARMY ARGUS-EXTRA with Price-Fremont letters on exchange of prisoners and protection of civilians; biography of Mortimer Gaines. Microfilm has over 300 receipts of Dr. Gaines, 1850s and 1860s.