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Formby, John. Papers


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Title: Formby, John. Papers, 1906-21

Collection identifier: 982

Primary Creator: Formby, John (1910-1921)

Extent: 0.3 cubic feet

Subjects: Formby, John, United States--Civil War, 1861-1865

Forms of Material: Research materials

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes many drawings for maps in John Formby's military analysis, The American Civil War: A Concise History of Its Causes, Progress, and Results (1910); his notes on the Gettysburg campaign and the Emancipation Proclamation; pamphlets related to the Civil War; and correspondence on Civil War topics. Formby lived in Birkdale, Lancashire, a village in northwest England. These materials, perhaps acquired by Rev. William E. Barton on one of his trips to England, came to the University of Illinois Library in 1969 as part of the Robert S. Barton collection.

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Formby, John
United States--Civil War, 1861-1865

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Repository: Illinois History and Lincoln Collections

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URL: https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/ihlcsfa/formby.pdf

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