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Grace Emmett and Mary Ann Hessenflow

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Grace Emmett and Mary Ann Hessenflow


Bill Hayes shared these documents on behalf of Grace Emmett and Mary Ann Hessenflow, granddaughters of the Civil War veteran Samuel L. Roberts. The collection includes a letter of parole (Roberts was a Civil War POW), a letter Roberts sent home from the battlefront in 1864, discharge papers and other documents. Hayes shared the documents at the Nebraska City History Harvest event held at the Lewis and Clark Missouri River Basin Visitors Center on September 12, 2010.


Grace Emmett and Mary Ann Hessenflow, Nebraska City History Harvest, 2010


Grace Emmett
Mary Ann Hessenflow


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Items in the Grace Emmett and Mary Ann Hessenflow Collection

Camp 15th Iowa Inft
Near Chattahoochee river Ga
July 12th, 1864

P I don’t think we
will get any pay before
Sept and then if we
get paid up I can
send you $100.00(?) I
hope you all had a good
(?) the 4th I have
told you a little of…

Confederate States of America. Vicksburg, Miss., Oct 15th 1862. This is to certify, That in accordance with a Cartel, in regard to an exchangeof Prisoners, entered into between the Governments of the United States of Ame-rica and the Confederate…

Question Blank for the Widow or Children of a Deceased Soldier, to be filled up and returned to D.P. Blish, Pension Claim Agent Omaha, Nebraska Full name of widow Anna Malona Roberts age 63 yearsPost Office address, Town Alma County Harlan State…

Bill Hays shared Samuel L. Roberts's Civil War documents with UNL History Harvest graduate student assistant Leslie Working. The documents are from the collection of Roberts' granddaughters, Grace Emmet and Mary Ann Hessenflow. The collection…

To All Whom it May Concern

Know ye, That Samuel L Roberts a
Private of Captain Romulus L Hoanks
Company, (G,) 15th Regiment of Iowa Infantry
VOLUNTEERS who was enrolled on the Twentieth day of January
one thousand eight hundred and Sixty Two…