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Collection - Jesse Taft Papers (c.00092)

This collection consists of Civil War letters written by Jesse Taft to his family during his service in the 9th Michigan Cavalry. Taft served in Kentucky and Tennessee, and with Sherman's command in Georgia and the Carolinas. Jesse Taft was born circa 1818 in New York. He enlisted as a Private on 1 December 1862 at Algansee, Michigan. He then enlisted in Company C, Michigan 9th Cavalry Regiment on 22 January 1863. Taft was mustered out on 21 July 1865 at Lexington, NC. He was married to Mary Taft. Jesse Taft died circa 1874.
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Jesse Taft Letter: May 24, 1863
Jesse Taft Letter: May 24, 1863
May 24, 1863
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Jesse Taft Letter: June 22, 1863
Jesse Taft Letter: June 22, 1863
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Jesse Taft Letter: July 1, 1863
Jesse Taft Letter: July 1, 1863
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Jesse Taft Letter: May 12, 1864
Jesse Taft Letter: May 12, 1864
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Jesse Taft Letter: June 18, 1864
Jesse Taft Letter: June 18, 1864
June 18, 1864
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Jesse Taft Letter: June 19, 1864
Jesse Taft Letter: June 19, 1864
June 19, 1864
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Jesse Taft Letter: July 12, 1864
Jesse Taft Letter: July 12, 1864
July 12, 1864
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Jesse Taft Letter: July 21, 1864
Jesse Taft Letter: July 21, 1864
July 21, 1864
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Jesse Taft Letter: October 19, 1864
Jesse Taft Letter: October 19, 1864
October 19, 1864
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Jesse Taft Letter: November 8, 1864
Jesse Taft Letter: November 8, 1864
November 8, 1864
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Jesse Taft Letter: December 20, 1864
Jesse Taft Letter: December 20, 1864
December 20, 1864
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Jesse Taft Letter: January 17, 1865
Jesse Taft Letter: January 17, 1865
January 17, 1865
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Jesse Taft Letter: January 23, 1865
Jesse Taft Letter: January 23, 1865
January 23, 1865
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Jesse Taft Letter: March 30, 1865
Jesse Taft Letter: March 30, 1865
March 30, 1865
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