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1Title:  Charles and Louisa Smith Papers     
 Creator:  Smith, Charles and Louisa 
 Dates:  1861-1940 
 Abstract:  Charles H Smith (1837-1912) was a Cleveland, Ohio, grain merchant who had served as an officer in the 27th Ohio Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War. His wife, Louisa Johnson Smith (1847-1932), was a humanitarian and civic leader in Cleveland. The collection consists of correspondence, muster rolls, general and special orders, reports of ordnance stores, returns, affidavits from the court-martial of John W. Mercer, legal documents about land purchases in Kansas, minutes of reunions of Fuller's Ohio Brigade, the Society of the Tennessee, and the Loyal Legion, speeches and miscellaneous notes and papers used in writing The History of Fuller's Ohio Brigade, and other military papers of Charles H. Smith; and correspondence, programs and papers from various patriotic organizations, speeches, and an incomplete scrapbook of Louisa Johnson Smith. 
 Call #:  MS 2860 
 Extent:  1.30 linear feet (4 containers) 
 Subjects:  Smith, Charles Henry, 1837-1912. | Smith, Louisa Maria Johnson, 1847-1932. | Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. | Veterans -- Ohio -- Societies, etc. | Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- United States. | Patriotic societies -- Ohio. | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources.
 
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2Title:  Charles B. Smith Papers     
 Creator:  Smith, Charles B. 
 Dates:  1858-1867 
 Abstract:  Charles B. Smith was a Lieutenant with the 61st Illinois Volunteer Infantry, serving as a Judge Advocate General at Camp Dennison, Ohio, through most of 1863. Smith was involved in military court proceedings, as well as being responsible for the issuing of general and special orders and the collection of unit muster sheets. In November 1864, Smith was reassigned to the Office of United States Military Telegraph, Mobile, Alabama, as a telegraph operator. In 1867, Smith submitted several invention patents for the improvement of spring beds and seats. The collection consists mainly of military legal correspondence relating to criminal charges, pleadings, proceedings, and sentencing of soldiers under the jurisdiction of the military headquarters of Ohio located at Camp Dennison, Ohio, particularly during 1863. There are also requests for unit muster rolls, regulation books, telegrams, routine inspection announcements, general orders, special orders, a deed, and petitions for invention patents. 
 Call #:  MS 2076 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Smith, Charles B. | United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 61st (1862-1865). | Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- United States. | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Registers. | Beds -- Patents. | Patent licenses. | Camp Dennison (Ohio).
 
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3Title:  Darius Cadwell Papers     
 Creator:  Cadwell, Darius 
 Dates:  1848-1902 
 Abstract:  Darius Cadwell (1821-1905) was an Ohio State legislator, provost marshal for Ohio's 18th, 19th, and 20th districts, and lawyer, of Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of correspondence, circular orders and letters, abstracts, receipts, and other papers, relating especially to Cadwell's activities as provost marshall. Includes information on the administration of military justice, the draft, recruitment, and the apprehension of deserters during the American Civil War, and correspondence with James D. Ray, a real estate businessman of Duluth, Minnesota. 
 Call #:  MS 3283 
 Extent:  3.70 linear feet (8 containers) 
 Subjects:  Cadwell, Darius, 1821-1905. | Cadwell family. | United States. Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. | United States. Army -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. -- Civil War, 1861-1865. | Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- United States. | Draft -- United States. | Military deserters -- United States. | Real property -- Minnesota -- Duluth. | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources.
 
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4Title:  David G. Swaim Letters     
 Creator:  Swaim, David G. 
 Dates:  1861-1874 
 Abstract:  David G. Swaim (d. 1897) was a captain in the Union Army during the American Civil War, serving as assistant adjutant general and chief of the secret service during the Chickamauga Campaign under Brigadier General James A. Garfield. He reentered the army in 1867 as a second lieutenant, serving as acting judge advocate for the fourth military district in Vicksburg, Miss. From 1868-1869, he supervised the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands. As a Major, he presided as judge advocate at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He was appointed Judge Advocate General of the United States Army in 1880, holding this position until 1895. Swaim maintained a close personal friendship with Garfield and was at his side in 1881 at the President's death. The collection consists of two bound letterbooks, the first 1861-1874, and the second 1865-1870. 
 Call #:  MS 3263 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Swaim, David G., d. 1897. | Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881. | United States. Army. Judge Advocate General's Dept. | United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands. | Credit Mobilier of America. | Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- United States. | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). | Salish Indians. | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
 
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