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1 Title:   Erastus Newton Bates papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bates, Erastus Newton, 1828-1898  
  Dates:   1834-1898  
The collection consists of the papers of Erastus Newton Bates from 1834-1898. Includes correspondence to his wife Lucy, pertaining to his Civil War service with the 80th Illinois Volunteers in Kentucky and Tennessee. Bates' letters discuss the battles of Perryville, Kentucky (1862) and Murfreesboro, Tennessee (1862) and his subsequent imprisonment in Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia (1862-1864). Also contains certificates, deeds, commissions, and a few missionary letters from India and Ceylon written by Lucy Bates' brother.
  Identifier:   ms6  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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