CONNOLLY, James Austin, 1843-1914


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Springfield, IL
Papers: 1864, 2 items.
Diaries dating from October 1 - December 21, 1864. In the diaries, James Austin Connolly describes his Civil War experiences in Georgia during Sherman’s march to the sea.

Papers: 1909, 1 item.
A letter from James Austin Connolly to James R.B. Van Cleave written on February 20, 1909. In the letter, James Connolly discusses his recollections concerning Coles County, Illinois, property owned by Abraham Lincoln’s father, Thomas Lincoln.

Papers: 1865, 1 item.
James Connolly’s guard of honor pass for Abraham Lincoln’s funeral.