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1Title:  Robertson papers, 1860-1865 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  00.1427 
 Creator:  Robertson Family 
 Abstract:  The Robertson papers are the lettera of Isaac and John Robertson to family members in Ohio. They were sent from various military camps of the Union Army during the Civil War and describe some of the battles in which the brothers participated. Included in the collection is a letter informing Mrs. Robertson that the effects of John, deceased, had been shipped from the hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Another letter accompanied pension forms from the Ohio Military Claim office. Of particular interest are the patriotic motifs on some of the stationery. 
 Subjects:  Robertson Family | Robertson, Isaac | Robertson, John | Civil War, U. S., 1861-1865 | Correspondence 
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2Title:  Thomas Clarkson Gordon papers, 1886-1959 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  61.46 
 Creator:  Gordon, Thomas Clarkson, 1841-1922 
 Abstract:  Thomas Clarkson Gordon (1841-1922) was a self-taught folk artist. Following the Civil War Gordon painted a panorama entitled "Battle Scenes of the Rebellion", which was donated to The Henry Ford in 1958. This small collection of Gordon's papers includes sketches, autobiographical notes and illustrated poems. 
 Subjects:  Gordon, Thomas Clarkson, 1841-1922 | Civil War, U. S., 1861-1865 | Painting | Panoramas | Poems | Clippings | Photographs 
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