Cassel, Peter. Correspondence of Peter Cassel, 1861-1902.

CAMC Collection 55



Cassel, Peter.  Correspondence of Peter Cassel, 1861-1902.  CAMC Collection 55.  12 folders.


ABSTRACT:

The Peter Cassel collection includes correspondence which occurred during the Civil War between Peter Cassel and various family members.  Topics include the long marches, weather, pay days, impending battles, problems at the farm, the Republican victory in 1862, deserters, and slavery.  His travels during the war include stops in Howell County, Missouri, Batesville, Arkansas, Helena, Arkansas, the Benton Barracks in St. Louis, Missouri, and Vicksburg.


RESTRICTIONS:

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of the College Archives, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, and Gustavus Adolphus College.


COLLECTION CITATION:

Cassel, Peter.  Correspondence, 1961-1902. CAMC Collection 55.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


PROCESSED BY:

Anna K. Johnson, student worker, processed this collection and developed the finding aid during August 2010.


SUBJECT HEADINGS:

United States – History – Civil War, 1861-1865 – Correspondence, reminiscences, etc.
Swedes in the United States – Correspondence.


CAMC Collection 55

Box

Folder

Correspondence, 1861, 1862, and undated

1

1

Correspondence, 1863, 1864

1

2

Correspondence, 1865, 1866, 1886, 1889, and 1902

1

3

Misc. Envelopes

1

4

Carbon copy of publication “Peter Cassel’s America”

1

5

Ulflyttmingsbevis for Johan Danielson, 21 April 1845

1

6

Naturalization Paper for John (Johan) Danielson, October 1850

1

7

Birthday verse to Andrew Frederick Cassel, 3 December 1888

1

8

Family Tree: Cassel, Danielson, Peterson, et.al.

1

9

“Our Cousin Louise” (Stephenson)

1

10

Family Photographs (photocopies)

1

11

Marie Scott McIntosh (donor) correspondence

1

12