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Wade Hall Collection of American Letters: Civil War soldier letters, Bulk, 1854-1915

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Finding aid prepared by Morgan Lockard

Title

Wade Hall Collection of American Letters: Civil War soldier letters

Date

Bulk, 1854-1915

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Collection is arranged into three series: soldier's papers, friends and family of soldier's papers, and assorted papers.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2009ms132.0088 : [identification of item], Wade Hall Collection of American letters: Civil War soldiers letters, 1798-1986, bulk 1854-1915, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

1.66 Cubic feet

3 boxes, 1 flat box, 1 map folder

Abstract

The Wade Hall Collection of American Letters: Civil War soldier letters (1798-1986, bulk 1854-1915; 1.66 cubic feet) comprise correspondence, newspapers and newspaper clippings, photographs, journals, military records, affidavits and pension claims, poems and songs, other manuscripts, and realia of Civil War soldiers and their friends and families.

Biography/History

American Letters collector Wade Hall is a native of Union Springs, Alabama. Since 1962, he has lived in Louisville, where he has taught English and chaired he English and Humanities/Arts programs at Kentucky Southern College and Bellarmine University. He has also taught at the University of Illinois and the University of Florida. He holds degrees from Troy State University (B. S.), the University of Alabama (M. A), and the University of Illinois (Ph. D.). He served for two years in the U. S. Army in the mid-fifties. Dr. Hall is the author of books, monographs, articles, plays, and reviews relating to Kentucky, Alabama, and Southern history and literature. His most recent books include A Visit with Harlan Hubbard; High Upon a Hill: A History of Bellarmine College; A Song in Native Pastures: Randy Atcher's Life in Country Music; and Waters of Life from Conecuh Ridge.

Scope and Content

The Wade Hall Collection of American Letters: Civil War soldier letters (1798-1986, bulk 1854-1915; 1.66 cubic feet) comprise correspondence, newspapers and newspaper clippings, photographs, journals, military records, affidavits and pension claims, poems and songs, other manuscripts, and realia of Civil War soldiers and their friends and families. The collection reflects the period both before and after the Civil War, documenting military and civilian observations, experiences, daily life, and concerns. The papers include observations on camp life; battles and skirmishes, such as the battle of Gettysburg; slaves and slaveholding; opinions on the Civil War; and prisons and prisoners. Notable items are the war observations of Asaph Clark (Box 158; Folder 17-19); Clark's quartermaster papers (Box 158; Folder 23); an oath of allegiance (Box 161; Folder 2); muster rolls (Box 161; Folder 2); and a hand drawn map (box 158; Folder 11). Locations represented in the collection include Gettysburg, Penn.; Memphis, Tenn.; Nashville, Tenn.; New York, N.Y.; Richmond, Va.; and Washington, D.C. Names represented in the collection include George Brinton McClellan (1826-1885), William S. Rosecrans (1819-1898), and William Kaye, Mayor of Louisville (1863-1864).

The Civil War soldiers letters is part of the Wade Hall Collection of American letters, which includes correspondence and diaries from all over North America covering the time period of the Civil War to Korean Wars. The materials were collected by Wade Hall and document everyday men and women.

Subjects

  • Journals.
  • Maps
  • Poems
  • Portrait prints.
  • Atlanta (Ga.)
  • Confederate States of America--History.
  • Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • Memphis (Tenn.)
  • Nashville (Tenn.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Richmond (Va.).
  • United States--History, Military.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories.
  • United States--Politics and government--1963-1969.
  • Kaye, William, 1813-1890
  • Affidavits
  • Civil War in the North
  • Correspondence.
  • Envelopes (Stationery)
  • Legal documents.
  • Mayors--Kentucky--Louisville
  • Military correspondence.
  • Military history.
  • Military life.
  • Newspapers.
  • Petitions.
  • Prisoners of war--United States
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Reports.
  • Slaveholders.
  • Slavery--United States.
  • Soldiers--Correspondence.
  • Soldiers--United States.
  • Songs--United States.
  • Transcripts
  • United States--Armed Forces--Military life
  • United States--History--19th Century.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • Veterans--United States.
  • War and society
  • Washington (D.C.)

Collection Inventory

Series I. Soldiers, Bulk, 1854-1915
Scope and Content Note:

Correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, journal, songs, and realia comprise the Soldiers series, that document the experiences, observations, and concerns of soldiers during and after the civil war. This series is subdivided by the soldier's name.

The Asaph Clark papers make-up the bulk of this series and include correspondence, his journal, photographs, a map, a song, and his quartermaster papers. The correspondence consist of letters from Clark to his mother relating his observations and movements during the war. His quartermaster papers include inventories and accounts that he kept for the company. Notable items include a letter from a doctor concerning a soldier in Clark's company providing an account of the soldier's death and effects, Clark's journal describing his everyday observations, ambrotypes of Clark and an unidentified woman, and a hand drawn map of a camp site in which his company stayed for some time. Also included among his papers is a song, Kingdom Coming with an unidentified author.

The Thomas Hammer papers comprise a significant portion of the series and contain correspondence, receipts, letter fragments, a legal document, and a book cover. His correspondence is divided first into the letters to his wife Bell/Bella during the war and second into the letters to other people during and after the war including his parents, his brother, a Lieutenant, and a letter to his niece not written by him.

Another large section of this series contains in the William E. Spencer papers and consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, a photograph, transcripts of letters, a map, an essay, an obituary, and photocopies. The majority of the correspondence includes letters written by or to William E. Spencer during the war, mostly to family member and friends as well as one from his grandfather to Spencer. The other correspondence comprises letters to William E. Spencer's father; one from a soldier returning an item he stole from the deceased William; two from E. B. French, an auditor, about the Spencer family pension claim; and another concerning the deaths of his other son James.

Other items include letters to and/or from Major Generals of the Civil War, such as John A. Logan, George B. McClellan, William Rosecrans, Joseph Bradford Carr, and William McLean. The series also includes affidavits and claims by soldiers for pension purposes. The correspondence, some including hand drawn illustrations, observations of not only camp life but also skirmishes, battles, and prisoners. Several sections contain newspaper clippings during and after the war, reproductions of sketches, a song, items written in other languages, a petition from a group of soldiers to the mayor of Louisville, and military reports and inventories.

Subseries i. Badger, Dr. Con, 1861-1868
Dr. Con Badger letter to Joe (?), Boston, MA, 1861 December 8
[Box: 158, Folder: 1, Item: 1] browse
Dr. Con Badger letter to mother, Montgomery, AL, 1865 September 1
[Box: 158, Folder: 1, Item: 2] browse
Dr. Con Badger letter to mother, Montgomery, AL, 1866 May 6
[Box: 158, Folder: 1, Item: 3] browse
Hudson Lawrence letter to Dr. Con Badger, New York, NY, 1868 June 8
[Box: 158, Folder: 1, Item: 4] browse
Dr. Con Badger letter to mother, Montgomery, AL, 1866 October 11
[Box: 158, Folder: 1, Item: 5] browse
Subseries ii. Barker, C. H, 1861
C. H. Barker letter to Miss F. Meeker, Camp Cameron, Washington, D. C, 1861 July 19
[Box: 158, Folder: 2, Item: 1] browse
Subseries iii. Bays, David, 1862
David Bays letter to Mr. H. Smith, Nicholasville, KY, 1862 July 27
[Box: 158, Folder: 3, Item: 1] browse
Subseries iv. Blankenship, James C, 1864
James C. Blankenship letter to wife, 1864 February 27
[Box: 158, Folder: 4, Item: 1] browse
Subseries v. Boardman, Charles, 1861
Charles Boardman letter to Charles Boardman (father), Hancock, MD, 1861 Decemer 29
[Box: 158, Folder: 5, Item: 1] browse
Subseries vi. Boehm, Frederick, 1892
Frederick Boehm affidavits, 1891-1892
[Box: 158, Folder: 6, Item: 1-2] browse
Scope and Content Note:

An affidavit written on the behalf of Boehm affirming Boehm's military service and subsequent health problems.

Subseries vii. Bowman, Colonel Simon S, 1865-1867
Alice B. Hayward letter to Colonel Simon S. Bowman, Philadelphia, PA, 1865 March 24
[Box: 158, Folder: 7, Item: 1] browse
Unknown soldier (indecipherable signature) letter to Colonel Simon S. Bowman, Millersburg, PA, 1865 September 22
[Box: 158, Folder: 7, Item: 2] browse
Tom (?) letter to Colonel Simon S. Bowman, Philadelphia, PA, 1866 May 2
[Box: 158, Folder: 7, Item: 3] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Contains a notification that there is a cholera epidemic in Philadelphia.

Frank (?) letter to Colonel Simon S. Bowman, Williamsport, PA, 1866 June 29
[Box: 158, Folder: 7, Item: 4] browse
Frank (?) letter to Colonel Simon S. Bowman, Williamsport, PA, 1866 July 26
[Box: 158, Folder: 7, Item: 5] browse
H. T. Sallad letter to Colonel Simon S. Bowman, Williamsport, PA, 1866 August 26
[Box: 158, Folder: 7, Item: 6] browse
C. J. Shoemaker letter to Colonel Simon S. Bowman, 1867 March 17
[Box: 158, Folder: 7, Item: 7] browse
Subseries viii. Bromley, George W, 1864
George W. Bromley letter to Lowell Dodge, Esquire, New Haven, CT, 1864 November 11
[Box: 158, Folder: 8, Item: 1] browse
Subseries ix. Brownhead, B. H, 1862
B. H. Brownhead letter to Bel (?), 1862 September 17
[Box: 158, Folder: 9, Item: 1] browse
Subseries x. Buchanan, Thomas, 1861
Thomas Buchanan letter to parents, Whitley County, KY, 1861 August 12
[Box: 158, Folder: 10, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xi. Burns, Amos, 1861
Amos Burns letter to Charles S. Burns (brother), Manchester, MD, 1861 July 13
[Box: 158, Folder: 11, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xii. Cammock, George, 1844-1860
James R. Holladery to George Cammock, Spotsylvania, VA, 1844 August 26
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 1] browse
Elizabeth Cammock letter to George Cammock, 1844 September 9
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 2] browse
James Holladay letter to George Cammock, 1846 July 7
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 3] browse
Elizabeth Cammock (mother) letter to George Cammock, 1848 September 7
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 4] browse
Unknown Cammock letter to George Cammock, 1849 February 16
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 5] browse
Robert J. Cammock (brother) letter to George Cammock, Green Bottom, , 1855 May 12
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 6] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Contains information on the condition and sale of the mother's slaves.

Robert J. Cammock (brother) letter to George Cammock, Hunter's Hill, 1857 June 1
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 7] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Robert's letter contains information on the condition and sale of the mother's slaves.

Robert J. Cammock (brother) letter to George Cammock, Hunter's Hill, 1859 April
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 8] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Robert's letter includes information on the condition and sale of the mother's slaves.

J. H. Winn letter to George Cammock, Spotsylvania, VA, 1859 September 12
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 9] browse
Robert J. Cammock (brother) letter to George Cammock, 1859 September 25
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 10] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Robert's letter contains information on the condition and sale of the mother's slaves.

Robert J. Cammock (brother) letter to George Cammock, 1859 October 31
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 11] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Robert's letter contains information on the condition and sale of he mother's slaves.

Robert J. Cammock (brother) letter to George Cammock, 1859 December 3
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 12] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Robert's letter contains information on the condition and sale of the mother's slaves.

Robert J. Cammock (brother) letter to George Cammock, 1860 February 9
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 13] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Robert's letter contains information on the condition and sale of the mother's slaves.

Robert J. Cammock (brother) letter to George Cammock, 1860 February 28
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 14] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Robert's letter contains information on the condition and sale of the mother's slaves.

Robert J. Cammock (brother) letter to George Cammock, 1860 May 6
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 15] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Robert's letter contains information on the condition and sale of the mother's slaves.

Robert J. Cammock (brother) letter to George Cammock, 1860 June 10
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 16] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Robert's letter contains information on the condition and sale of the mother's slaves.

Robert J. Cammock (brother) letter to George Cammock, 1860 July 3
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 17] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Robert's letter contains information on the condition and sale of the mother's slaves.

James J. Cammock letter to George Cammock, 1863 July 13
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 18] browse
Robert J. Cammock (brother) letter to George Cammock, undated
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 19] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Robert's letter contains information on the condition and sale of the mother's slaves.

Record of Cammock family deaths, undated
[Box: 158, Folder: 12, Item: 20] browse
Subseries xiii. Campbell, A. B, 1864
A. B. Campbell letter to James R. Campbell, Memphis, TN, 1864 January 15
[Box: 158, Folder: 13, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xiv. Carr, Major General Joseph Bradford, 1892
Caspar Bubrel letter to Major General Joseph Bradford Carr, New York, 1892 February 15
[Box: 158, Folder: 14, Item: 1] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Bubrel wrote to Carr to request profile photos of the Major General to aid him in sculpting Carr for the New York state monument at Gettysburg.

Subseries xv. Cavett, E. B, 1863
E. B. Cavett letter to Mr. J. H. Steel, Fort Jackson, Camp Nelson, KY, 1863 December 26
[Box: 158, Folder: 15, Item: 1] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Cavett's letter relates that 900 rebel prisoners will be brought in the next day.

Subseries xvi. Chapin, Charles, 1865
Charles Chapin letter to Robert S. Chapin, Camp Wainwright, VA, 1865 February 19
[Box: 158, Folder: 16, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xvii. Clark, Asaph, 1862-1865
Observations from the warfront, 1862-1865
[Box: 158, Folder: 17-19] browse
Scope and Content Note:

These folders include the personal journal kept by Clark during the war from 1862-1865. In these he includes observations of his movements from camps/forts/battles, the weather and sights, and daily life. Some specific notations include skirmishes, capture of rebel prisoners, mustering into the army, fighting the environment, interaction with slaves, the death of comrades, and a fight in camp. He also includes a drawing of his work station at one camp as quartermaster and also an invitation to a concert and ball while at a fort.

Correspondence, 1864-1865
[Box: 158, Folder: 20]
Asaph Clark letter to mother, Newport Barracks, NC, 1864 May 10
[Box: 158, Folder: 20, Item: 1] browse
Asaph Clark letter to mother, camp in the field, VA, 1864 October 17
[Box: 158, Folder: 20, Item: 2] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Clark used a page from his journal to write the letter, so the letter includes observations from the field.

Asaph Clark letter to mother, Fort Richmond, New York Harbor, NY, 1864 November 11
[Box: 158, Folder: 20, Item: 3] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Clark used a page of his journal to write the letter, so the letter includes some his observations from the field.

unidentified correspondent letter to Asaph Clark, Point of Rocks Hospital, VA, 1865 January 10
[Box: 158, Folder: 20, Item: 4] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Letter written to Clark as the Quartermaster of his unit to report the death of Private Albert E. Thompson. The letter includes the reason for Thompson's death and a list of his effects.

Song, Kingdom Coming, undated
[Box: 158, Folder: 21] browse
Map, Camp Site, undated
[Box: 158, Folder: 22] browse
Asaph Clark Photos, undated
[Box: 158, Folder: 24] browse
Scope and Content Note:

An amber type photo of Asaph Clark and an unidentified woman.

Asaph Clark Quartermaster Papers, 1864-1865
[Box: 158, Folder: 23] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Inventories and accounts of stores kept by Clark when he served as quartermaster, they also include a letter to himself concerning a missing item.

Subseries xviii. Coffin, W. M, 1865-1867
W. M. Coffin letter to Lieutenant Samuel Miller, Louisville, KY, 1865 March 20
[Box: 158, Folder: 25, Item: 1] browse
W. M. Coffin letter to Lieutenant Samuel Miller, Louisville, KY, 1865 May 20
[Box: 158, Folder: 25, Item: 2] browse
W. M. Coffin letter to Lieutenant Samuel Miller, Louisville, KY, 1865 May 30
[Box: 158, Folder: 25, Item: 3] browse
W. M. Coffin letter to Lieutenant Samuel Miller, Louisville, KY, 1865 June 21
[Box: 158, Folder: 25, Item: 4] browse
W. M. Coffin letter to Lieutenant Samuel Miller, Louisville, KY, 1865 July 6
[Box: 158, Folder: 25, Item: 5] browse
W. M. Coffin letter to Lieutenant Samuel Miller, Louisville, KY, 1865 November 16
[Box: 158, Folder: 25, Item: 6] browse
W. M. Coffin letter to friend, Louisville, KY, 1866 November 10
[Box: 158, Folder: 25, Item: 7] browse
W. M. Coffin letter to friend, Louisville, Ky, 1867 March 5
[Box: 158, Folder: 25, Item: 8] browse
Subseries xix. Colson, James B, 1865
W. E. Colson letter to Mr. A. D. Woodson, 1865 February 24
[Box: 158, Folder: 26, Item: 1] browse
Scope and Content Note:

James B. Colson wrote this letter on the behalf of W. E. Colson to request the pistol W. E. Colson purchased from Mr. A. D. Woodson.

Subseries xx. Cresap, C. J. P, 1864
C. J. P. Cresap letter to Major General John. C. Breckingridge, GA, 1864 November 30
[Box: 158, Folder: 27, Item: 1] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Cresap wrote to Major General John C. Breckingridge to request for supplies to be sent to Richmond, VA.

Subseries xxi. Crumley, J, [?] October 14
J. Crumley letter to unidentified correspondent, Yorktown, VA, [?] October 14
[Box: 158, Folder: 28, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xxii. Curless, Jonathan J, 1891
Jonathan J. Curless letter to Joseph F. Mueller, Earrion, IL, 1891 January 31
[Box: 158, Folder: 29, Item: 1] browse
Jonathan J. Curless pension request to Brown County, OH County Clerk, 1891 February 3
[Box: 158, Folder: 29, Item: 2] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Curless requested his pension and included a statement from Joseph F. Mueller attesting his fragile health.

Jonathan J. Curless draft of letter, undated
[Box: 158, Folder: 29, Item: 3] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Draft of a letter with descriptions of his health problems.

Subseries xxiii. Davison, C. C, 1864
C. C. Davison letter to C. Wood, 1864 November 18
[Box: 158, Folder: 30, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xxiv. DeCamp, M. L, 1861
M. L. DeCamp letter to Phebe (cousin), Branch Hill, KY, 1861 May 12
[Box: 158, Folder: 31, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xxv. Dreyser, Sergeant H. H, undated
Sergeant H. H. Dreyser letter to Aunt Ann, undated
[Box: 158, Folder: 32, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xxvi. Edwards, Perry, 1861
Perry Edwards letter to Miss Margaret J. Randolph (cousin), Atlanta, GA, 1861 September 23
[Box: 158, Folder: 33, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xxvii. Ferrell, James L, 1864
James L. Ferrell letter to O. A. Wynne, Dalton, GA, 1864 April 15
[Box: 158, Folder: 34, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xxviii. Fleming, M, 1865
M. Fleming letter to Aunt and Uncle, IL, 1865 January 22
[Box: 158, Folder: 35, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xxix. Flinn, Lewis A, 1864
Lewis A. Flinn letter to mother, Benton Barracks, St. Louis, MO, 1864 December 1
[Box: 158, Folder: 36, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xxx. Foskett, Sergeant Eugene D, 1865
Sergeant Eugene D. Foskett letter to parens, Nashville, TN, 1865 February 5
[Box: 158, Folder: 37, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xxxi. Fowler, Daniel, 1854
Daniel Fowler letter to parents, New Orleans, LA, 1854 February 12
[Box: 158, Folder: 38, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xxxiii. Fury, Franklin, 1863
Inventory of the effects of Franklin Fury, 1863 May 23
[Box: 160, Folder: 4, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xxxii. Fox, P. V, 1862-1864
P. V. Fox letter to Ida Fox (wife), Manscoe Creek, TN, 1862 November 12
[Box: 158, Folder: 39, Item: 1] browse
P. V. Fox letter to Ida Fox (wife), Stevenson, AL, 1864 June 11
[Box: 158, Folder: 39, Item: 2] browse
P. V. Fox letter to Ida Fox (wife), Chattanooga, TN, 1864 September 19
[Box: 158, Folder: 39, Item: 3] browse
Subseries xxxiv. Gifford, Jim, 1864
Jim Gifford letter to Mr. and Mrs. Elihu H. Gifford, Beaufort, NC, 1864 February 14
[Box: 158, Folder: 40, Item: 1] browse
Jim Gifford letter to Mr. and Mrs. Elihu H. Gifford, Beaufort, NC, 1864 April 28
[Box: 158, Folder: 40, Item: 2] browse
Jim Gifford letter to Mr. and Mrs. Elihu H. Gifford, Beaufort, NC, 1864 May 6
[Box: 158, Folder: 40, Item: 3] browse
Jim Gifford letter to Mr. and Mrs. Elihu H. Gifford, Beaufort, NC, 1864 July 28
[Box: 158, Folder: 40, Item: 4] browse
Jim Gifford letter to Mr. and Mrs. Elihu H. Gifford, Beaufort, NC, 1864 October 27
[Box: 158, Folder: 40, Item: 5] browse
Jim Gifford letter to Mr. and Mrs. Elihu H. Gifford, Beaufort, NC, 1864 November 14
[Box: 158, Folder: 40, Item: 6] browse
Subseries xxxv Hall, Herbert, undated
Song, Ballad for the Times by Herbert Hall, undated
[Box: 160, Folder: 5, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xxxvi. Hallister, Frank M, 1892
Frank M. Hallister pension claim, 1892 April
[Box: 158, Folder: 41, Item: 1] browse
Scope and Content Note:

A letter written by Robert J. J. Harkins on the behalf of Frank M. Hallister to claim his pension.

Robert J.J. Hallister in support of Frank M. Hallister, pension claim, 1892 April 12
[Box: 158, Folder: 41, Item: 2] browse
Subseries xxxvii. Hammer, Thomas, Bulk, 1856-1882
Letters to Bell (wife), 1858-1864
[Box: 158, Folder: 42]
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1858 January 13
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 1] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1858 December 19
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 2] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1859 January 23
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 3] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1859 February 22
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 4] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 January 9
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 5] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 March 23
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 6] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 April 4
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 7] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 April 15
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 8] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 April 25
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 9] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 May 25
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 10] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 May 30
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 11] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Includes another letter in a foreign language on back dated, May, 29 1862.

Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 June 5
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 12] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 June 12
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 13] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 June 17
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 15] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 July 11
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 16] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 July 24
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 17] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 July 27
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 18] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 July 31
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 19] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 August 6
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 20] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 September 5
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 21] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 September 16
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 22] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 September 28
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 23] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 October 5
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 24] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 October 7
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 25] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 October 29
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 26] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 October 23
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 27] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 November 25
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 28] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 December 10
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 29] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 December 17
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 30] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), 1862 December 26
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 31] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), Newburn, NC, 1863 January 15
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 32] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), Newburn, NC, 1863 January 22
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 33] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), Washington D. C, 1864 April 30
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 34] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Bell (wife), undated November 19
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 35] browse
Thomas Hammer letter fragments of two letters to Bell (wife), 1862 July 29, undated
[Box: 158, Folder: 42, Item: 36] browse
Letters, 1856-1906
[Box: 158, Folder: 43]
Henry Hammer letter to Thomas Hammer, 1856 April 21
[Box: 158, Folder: 43, Item: 1] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to friend, 1858 October 5
[Box: 158, Folder: 43, Item: 2] browse
Thomas Hammer letter to Lieutenant John W. Williams, 1862 February 20
[Box: 158, Folder: 43, Item: 3] browse
Alice and Tom letter to Mary Freeman (niece of Thomas Hammer), East Brady, PA, 1899 May 24
[Box: 158, Folder: 43, Item: 4] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Alice and Tom wrote to express their congratulations to Mary on her upcoming commencement.

Harry (?) letter to parents, Bridgeport, OH, 1906 August 28
[Box: 158, Folder: 43, Item: 5] browse
Thomas Hammer three letters in fragments, undated
[Box: 158, Folder: 43, Item: 6-8] browse
Assorted papers, Bulk, 1877-1882
[Box: 158, Folder: 44]
Dr. J. W. James, MD, receipt to Thomas Hammer, 1877 March 13
[Box: 158, Folder: 44, Item: 1] browse
Itemized statement from B. F. Smith Livery and Sale Stables, 1882 May 18
[Box: 158, Folder: 44, Item: 2] browse
Legal document, 1798 July 19
[Box: 158, Folder: 44, Item: 3] browse
Scope and Content Note:

A legal document from the county court of Charles City stating that payment must be made by Ralph Burton and James Walker to William Jarvis on account of Robert Goodwich.

Thomas Hammer book cover, undatd
[Box: 158, Folder: 44, Item: 4] browse
Subseries xxxviii. Hammond, Colonel Edwin J, 1910
Thomas Henderson letter to Colonel Edwin J. Hammond, Princeton, IL, 1910 October 1
[Box: 158, Folder: 45, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xxxix. Hawkins, William T, 1863
William T. Hawkins letter to sister, TN, 1863 February 5
[Box: 158, Folder: 46, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xl. Hays, James, 1863
James Hays letter to Miss Kate Hays (sister), Washington, D. C, 1863 May 11
[Box: 158, Folder: 47, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xli. Hill, Samuel, 1862
Samuel Hill letter to Willie (sister), Courtland Street General Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 1862 February 6
[Box: 158, Folder: 48, Item: 1] browse
Samuel Hill letter to Willie (sister), Pittsburgh Landing, TN, 1862 April 24
[Box: 158, Folder: 48, Item: 2] browse
Subseries xlii. Hillam, John, 1864
John Hillam letter to Lyelia Hillam (sister), Hudson, NY, 1864 Septmber 13
[Box: 158, Folder: 49, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xliii. Hoyt, William A, 1862
William A. Hoyt letter to mother, IA, 1862 February 4
[Box: 158, Folder: 50, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xliv. Hutchinson, Henry, 1861-1863
Henry Hutchinson letter to Robert Hutchinson (brother), Washington, D. C, 1861 May 17
[Box: 158, Folder: 51, Item: 1] browse
Henry Hutchinson letter to Robert Hutchinson (brother), Alexandria, VA, 1861 May 29
[Box: 158, Folder: 51, Item: 2] browse
Henry Hutchinson letter to Robert Hutchinson (brother), Camp Wilcox, 1861 May 31
[Box: 158, Folder: 51, Item: 3] browse
Henry Hutchinson letter to Maggie Hutchinson (sister), Camp Wilcox, 1861 June 6
[Box: 158, Folder: 51, Item: 4] browse
Henry Hutchinson letter to Robert Hutchinson (brother), Camp Wilcox, 1861 June 8
[Box: 158, Folder: 51, Item: 5] browse
Henry Hutchinson letter to Robert Hutchinson (brother), Camp Wilcox, 1861 June 9
[Box: 158, Folder: 51, Item: 6] browse
Henry Hutchinson letter to Robert Hutchinson (brother), Camp Wilcox, 1861 June 17
[Box: 158, Folder: 51, Item: 7] browse
Henry Hutchinson letter to Robert Hutchinson (brother), Cloud Mills, 1861 June 30
[Box: 158, Folder: 51, Item: 8]
Henry Hutchinson letter to Robert Hutchinson (brother), Cloud Mills, 1861 July 6
[Box: 158, Folder: 51, Item: 9] browse
Henry Hutchinson letter to Robert Hutchinson (brother), Richmond, VA, 1861 October 4
[Box: 158, Folder: 51, Item: 10] browse
Henry Hutchinson letter to Robert Hutchinson (brother), Salisbury, SC, 1862 April 11
[Box: 158, Folder: 51, Item: 11] browse
Henry Hutchinson letter to Robert Hutchinson (brother), Washingon, D. C, 1863 May 22
[Box: 158, Folder: 51, Item: 12]
Henry Hutchinson letter fragment, undated
[Box: 158, Folder: 51, Item: 13] browse
Subseries xlv. Hutchinson, Robert, 1861-1863
Robert Hutchinson letter to Henry Hutchinson (brother), Detroit, MI, 1861 August 20
[Box: 158, Folder: 52, Item: 1] browse
Robert Hutchinson letter to Henry Hutchinson (brother), Annapolis, MD, 1861 October 18
[Box: 158, Folder: 52, Item: 2] browse
Robert Hutchinson letter to Henry Hutchinson (brother), Detroit, MI, 1861 December 1
[Box: 158, Folder: 52, Item: 3] browse
Robert Hutchinson letter to Henry Hutchinson (brother), Beaufort, SC, 1862 April 7
[Box: 158, Folder: 52, Item: 4] browse
Robert Hutchinson letter to family, Goats Point, GA, 1862 April 18-20
[Box: 158, Folder: 52, Item: 5] browse
Robert Hutchinson letter to Henry Hutchinson (brother), James Island, 1862 June 14
[Box: 158, Folder: 52, Item: 6] browse
Robert Hutchinson letter to family, James Island, 1862 June 17
[Box: 158, Folder: 52, Item: 7] browse
Robert Hutchinson letter to wife, Hilton Head, SC, 1862 June 22
[Box: 158, Folder: 52, Item: 8] browse
Robert Hutchinson letter to Henry Hutchinson (brother), Hilton Head, SC, 1862 June 25
[Box: 158, Folder: 52, Item: 9] browse
Robert Hutchinson letter to Henry Hutchinson (brother), Fredericksburg, VA, 1862 December 21
[Box: 158, Folder: 52, Item: 10] browse
Robert Hutchinson letter to Henry Hutchinson (brother), Fredericksburg, VA, 1863 July 20
[Box: 158, Folder: 52, Item: 11] browse
Robert Hutchinson letter to Henry Hutchinson (brother), Crab orchard, 1863 September 22
[Box: 158, Folder: 52, Item: 12]
Robert Hutchinson letter to Henry Hutchinson (brother), Crab orchard, 1863 December 30
[Box: 158, Folder: 52, Item: 13] browse
Subseries xlvi. Isbell, Pope, 1861
Pope Isbell letter to father, Norfolk, VA, 1861 August 22
[Box: 158, Folder: 53, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xlvii. Johnson, Lawrence, 1864
Lawrence Johnson letter to friend, Fort Anderson, Paducah, KY, 1864 November 16
[Box: 158, Folder: 54, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xlviii. Jones, Chaney, 1862
Chaney Jones letter to wife and family, Mount Pleasant Hospital, Washington, D. C, 1862 November 20
[Box: 158, Folder: 55, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xlvix. Kasee, H. S, 1871
H. S. Kasee letter to Harvey (?), 1871 March 20
[Box: 158, Folder: 56, Item: 1] browse
Subseries l Kimbell, Henry Adam, Bulk, 1862-1863
Poems from Camps, 1863 July
[Box: 158, Folder: 57, Item: 1] browse
Henry Adam Kimbell obituary, 1916 April 12
[Box: 158, Folder: 57, Item: 2] browse
Scope and Content Note:

An obituary of Henry Adam Kimbell written on the night he died, relating birth, immigration, education, marriage, children, church service, death and survivors.

Henry Adam Kimbell letter fragment, undated
[Box: 158, Folder: 57, Item: 3] browse
Henry Adam Kimbell letter to unidentified correspondent, Hospital, Nashville, TN, 1863
[Box: 158, Folder: 57, Item: 4] browse
Henry Adam Kimbell letter fragment, 1862 December
[Box: 158, Folder: 57, Item: 5] browse
St. Paul's Church Constitution, Louisville, KY, 1857
[Box: 158, Folder: 57, Item: 6] browse
Photo of unidentified man, undated
[Box: 158, Folder: 57, Item: 7] browse
Photo of unidentified woman, undated
[Box: 158, Folder: 57, Item: 8] browse
Subseries li Logan, Major General John A, 1865
General Orders by Major General John A. Logan, 1865 June 17
[Box: 160, Folder: 6, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lii Longacre, Isaac, 1865
Isaac Longacre letter to Rena Longacre (daughter), Camp Andrew Barracks, 1865 February 20
[Box: 158, Folder: 58, Item: 1] browse
Isaac Longacre letter to Rena Longacre (daughter), Selma, AL, 1865 April 30
[Box: 158, Folder: 58, Item: 2] browse
Isaac Longacre letter to Rena Longacre (daughter), Galveston, TX, 1865 October
[Box: 158, Folder: 58, Item: 3] browse
Subseries xliv. Mandermack, Mathias, 1862
Mathias Mandermack letter to unidentified correspondent, 1862 August 24
[Box: 158, Folder: 59, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lv. Markworth, H. H, 1861
H. H. Markworth letter to General Rosencrans, 1861 November 25
[Box: 158, Folder: 60, Item: 1] browse
Scope and Content Note:

H. H. Markworth wrote to General Rosencrans the misconduct seen by the First Lieutenant of one of the Captains tearing the muster rolls and refusing Markworth his salary until he obtains the Captain a furlough. He includes evidence of his enlistment and duty during term of service.

Subseries lvi. Masterson, R. W, 1862
E. N. Smith, Esquire, letter to R. W. Masterson, 1862 April 15
[Box: 158, Folder: 61, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lvii. McClellan, General George Brinton, 1863
McClellan, General George Brinton letter to unidentified correspondent, 1863 October 20
[Box: 158, Folder: 62, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lvii. McDowell, James F, 1864
James F. McDowell letter to Dr. Phillip Mick, Washington, D. C, 1864 March 3
[Box: 158, Folder: 63, Item: 1] browse
James F. McDowell letter to Dr. Phillip Mick, Washington, D. C, 1864 June 24
[Box: 158, Folder: 63, Item: 2] browse
Subseries lviii. McLean, General William, 1864
General George McLean letter to unidentified correspondent, Lexington, KY, 1864 October 31
[Box: 158, Folder: 64, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lix. McMillin, A. F, 1862
A. F. McMillin letter to E. H. Smith, Esquire, Lexington, KY, 1862 July 11
[Box: 158, Folder: 65, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lx Messer, George, 1862
George Messer letter to Thomas Kelley, Clinton, IL, 1862 October 20
[Box: 158, Folder: 66, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lxi. Mitchell, J. R, 1862
J. R. Mitchell letter to Mary and Lide Mitchell (cousins), Louisville, KY, 1862 September 22
[Box: 158, Folder: 67, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lxii. Moore, John F, 1862-1863
John F. Moore letter to father, Camp Culbertson, 1862 August 27
[Box: 158, Folder: 68, Item: 1] browse
John F. Moore letter to mother, Lexington, KY, 1862 October 28
[Box: 158, Folder: 68, Item: 2] browse
John F. Moore letter to mother, Lexington, KY, 1863 August 27
[Box: 158, Folder: 68, Item: 3] browse
Subseries lxiii. Morgan, William H, 1861
William H. Morgan letter to mother, Pilot Knob, 1861 December 2
[Box: 159, Folder: 1, Item: 1] browse
William H. Morgan letter to letter to mother, Pilot Knob, 1861 December 9
[Box: 159, Folder: 1, Item: 2] browse
William H. Morgan letter to mother, Pilot Knob, 1861 December 27
[Box: 159, Folder: 1, Item: 3] browse
William H. Morgan letter to father, Pilot Knob, October
[Box: 159, Folder: 1, Item: 4] browse
William H. morgan letter fragment, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 1, Item: 5] browse
Subseries lxiv. Mullen, Joseph (Tim), 1885-1899
W. B. Manning letter to Joseph (Tim) Mullen, Georgetown, OH, 1885 October 12
[Box: 159, Folder: 2, Item: 1] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Letter includes an announcement of the upcoming reunion of the brigade.

Affidavit of Joseph T. Mullen on behalf of Jon Barnes, 1889 April 26
[Box: 159, Folder: 2, Item: 2] browse
E. W. Strawn letter to Joseph (Tim) Mullen, Blumchester, OH, 1889 December 12
[Box: 159, Folder: 2, Item: 3] browse
J. T. Mullen letter to E. W. Strawn, Feesburg, OH, 1889 December 19
[Box: 159, Folder: 2, Item: 4] browse
Affidavit of Joseph T. Mullen written to P. J. Lockwood, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 2, Item: 5] browse
Acknowledgement of Pension Claim of J. T. Mullen from P. J. Lockwood, 1890 June 5
[Box: 159, Folder: 2, Item: 6] browse
Affidavit of Joseph T. Mullen on behalf of James P. Martin, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 2, Item: 7] browse
Affidavit of Joseph P. Mullen on the behalf of E. W. Strawn, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 2, Item: 8] browse
Affidavit of Joseph T. Mullen on the behalf of R. K. White, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 2, Item: 9] browse
Subseries lxv. Munyon, H. F, 1864
H. F. Munyon letter to Helen Munyon (wife), Portsmouth, MI, 1864 September 4
[Box: 159, Folder: 3, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lxvi. Patterson, Thomas W, 1863-1864
Special Order No. 117, 1863 July 27
[Box: 159, Folder: 4, Item: 1] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Special order by Thomas W. Patterson instructing an inspection of meat quality.

Special Order No. 140, 1863 August 31
[Box: 159, Folder: 4, Item: 2] browse
Scope and Content Note:

A special order by Thomas W. Patterson concerning the loss of wood.

Thomas W. Patterson letter to Colonel I. B. Fry, Chattanooga, TN, 1864 February 8
[Box: 159, Folder: 4, Item: 3] browse
Report of Men Kept on Duty by Thomas W. Patterson, 1864 February 13
[Box: 159, Folder: 4, Item: 4] browse
Subseries lxvii. Paulett, John W, 1864
John W. Paulett letter to Isaac Shelby, 1864 December 1
[Box: 159, Folder: 5, Item: 1] browse
subseries lxviii. Pearl, John F, 1865
John F. Pearl letter to Professor Brocklesby, Nashville, TN, 1865 October 14
[Box: 159, Folder: 6, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lxix. Perkins, James, 1862
James Perkins letter to A. W. Smith, 1862 January 1
[Box: 159, Folder: 7, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lxx. Pierce, M. Byron, 1862
M. Byron Pierce letter to father, Washington, D. C, 1862 November 5
[Box: 159, Folder: 8, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lxxi. Pirtle, Alfred, 1864
Alfred Pirtle letter to Brigade General William D. Whipple, Louisville, KY, 1864 January 13
[Box: 159, Folder: 9, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lxxii. Potts, J, 1903
J. Potts letter to Comrades of Battery A, Wayland, MI, 1903 August 19
[Box: 159, Folder: 10, Item: 1] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Potts notifies his comrades about his inability to attend their annual reunion.

Subseries lxxiii. Potts, James M, 1863-1864
Unidentified correspondent letter to James M. Potts, 1864 September 29
[Box: 159, Folder: 11, Item: 1] browse
J. S. Potts letter to J. M. Potts, Calhoone, KY, 1863 February 5
[Box: 159, Folder: 11, Image: 2] browse
Subseries lxxiv. Rand, Captain F. W, [?] December 29
F. W. Rand letter to George (?), [?] December 29
[Box: 159, Folder: 12, Item: 1] browse
Scope and Content Note:

The letter includes an authorization for training Frank Rice.

Subseries lxxv. Sanborn, L. S, 1865
L. S. Sanborn letter to Richard (?), Alexandria, VA, 1865 August 2
[Box: 159, Folder: 13, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lxxvi. Sawyer, Otis, May 1
Otis Sawyer letter to Lucy A. Sawyer, ???? May 1
[Box: 159, Folder: 14, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lxxvii. Shearer, John W, 1861
John W. Shearer letter to James (brother), Arlington, VA, 1861 September 24
[Box: 159, Folder: 15, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lxxviii. Spencer, William E, 1861-1873
1861-1862
[Box: 159, Folder: 16]
William E. Spencer letter to E. Spencer, Ripon, WI, 1861 October 15
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 1] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Miss F. A. Spencer (sister), Ripon, WI, 1861 October 24
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 2] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Fidelia and Jennie Spencer (sisters), Ripon, WI, 1861 October 28
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 3] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Fidelia and Jennie Spencer (sisters), Ripon, WI, 1861 November 4
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 4] browse
William McKoon letter to William E. Spencer (grandson), West Butler, 1861 November 25
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 5] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Fidelia Spencer (sister), Ripon, WI, 1861 December 1
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 6] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Jennie Spencer (sister), Ripon, WI, 1861 December 1
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 7] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Elihu Spencer (father), Ripon, WI, 1861 December 7
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 8] browse
William E. Spencer letters to Fidelia and Jennie Spencer (sisters), Ripon, WI, 1861 December 11
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 9] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Elihu Spencer (father), Ripon, WI, 1862 January 3
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 10] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Miss F. A. Spencer (sister), Kenosha, WI, 1862 January 10
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 11] browse
William E. Spencer letter to sister, Kenosha, WI, 1862 January 16
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 12] browse
William E. Spencer letter to sisters, Kenosha, WI, 1862 January 28
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 13] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Elihu Spencer (father), Kenosha, WI, 1862 February 4
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 14] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Elihu Spencer (father), Kenosha, WI, 1862 February 20
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 15] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Miss Fidelia A. Spencer (sister), Kenosha, WI, 1862 February 28
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 16] browse
William E. Spencer letter to James K. Spencer (brother), Kenosha, WI, 1862 March 14
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 17] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Elihu Spencer (father), St. Louis, MO, 1862 March 20
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 18] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Elihu Spencer (father), St. Louis, MO, 1862 April 8
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 19] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Elihu Spencer (father), Cape Girardeau, 1862 May 2
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 20] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Elihu Spencer (father), Bloomfield Stoddard County, 1862 May 19
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 21] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Elihu Spencer (father), Cape Girardeau, MO, 1862 May 31
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 22] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Elihu Spencer (father), Cape Girardeau, MO, 1862 June 17
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 23] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Elihu Spencer (father), West Stoddard, MO, 1862 June 25
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 24] browse
William E. Spencer letter to James K. Spencer (brother), Cape Girardeau, MO, 1862 June 30
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 25] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Elihue Spencer (father), Maryanna, AR, 1862 August 2
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 26] browse
William E. Spencer letter to mother, Helena, AR, 1862 August 7
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 27] browse
William E. Spencer letter to Elihue Spencer, Helena, AR (envelope), 1862 September 7
[Box: 159, Folder: 16, Item: 28] browse
1863-1873, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 17]
Newspaper Clipping, E. H. Smith Letter to Mr. E. Spencer, 1862 September 28
[Box: 159, Folder: 17, Item: 1] browse
Scope and Content Note:

The newspaper clipping includes the letter from E. H. Smith to Mr. E. Spencer informing Spencer of the death of his son William E. Spencer, death and expressing his condolences. Also included in the clipping is part of a letter written by William E. Spencer.

E. B. French, Auditor, letter to Elihu Spencer, 1863 February 16
[Box: 159, Folder: 17, Item: 2] browse
Scope and Content Note:

The letter includes information on the pension claim made by Spencer's family.

E. B. French, Auditor, letter to Elihu Spencer, 1863 March 23
[Box: 159, Folder: 17, Item: 3] browse
Scope and Content Note:

The letter includes information about the pension claim made by Spencer's family.

Unidentified correspondent letter to Elihu Spencer, 1867 February 10
[Box: 159, Folder: 17, Item: 4] browse
Scope and Content Note:

This letter is from an unidentified soldier apologizing and returning a stolen penholder, taken from the now deceased William E. Spencer.

E. G. Updike, Corresponding Secretary of the Phoenix Society of Lawrence University, letter to Elihu Spencer, 1873 March 8
[Box: 159, Folder: 17, Item: 5] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Th Society sends its condolences for the death of James, Elihu's last son, who was a member of their society.

Photo of James (Kirtland) Spencer, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 17, Item: 6] browse
Newspaper clipping, Third District, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 17, Item: 7] browse
Obituary of James Kirtland Spencer, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 17, Item: 8] browse
undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 18]
Map Showing Areas of Operation of 1st Wisconsin Cavalry, Summer 1862, as Described by Pvt. W. E. Spencer in his letters home, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 18, Item: 1] browse
The 1st Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers by S. F. Darling, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 18, Item: 2] browse
Photocopies of envelopes to Elihu spencer and Fidelia Spencer, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 18, Item: 3] browse
Letters of William E. Spencer, Co. G, 1st Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment compiles by collector Wade Hall, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 18, Item: 4] browse
Transcript of the Letters of Private William E. Spencer as compiled by the collector Wade Hall, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 19] browse
Subseries lxxix. Sweening, Johney, 1864
Johney Sweening letter to parents, Algiers, GA, 1864 July 5
[Box: 159, Folder: 20, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lxxx. Swertfager, John H, 1861
John H. Swertfager letter to Del (?), Albany, NY, 1861 September 12
[Box: 159, Folder: 21, Item: 1] browse
John H. Swertfager letter to Del (?), Albany, NY, 1865 April 7
[Box: 159, Folder: 21, Item: 2] browse
Subseries lxxxi. Tank, J. T, 1862
J. T. Tank letter to Mrs. John Tank (mother), Tiverton, MA, 1862 August 30
[Box: 159, Folder: 22, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lxxxii. Timmerman, W. H, 1888
W. H. Timmerman letter to George W. Howard, Edgefield, SC, 1888 October 29
[Box: 159, Folder: 23, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lxxxiii. Ward, George K, 1861
George K. Ward letter to Delavan Scovil, 1861 August 23
[Box: 159, Folder: 24, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lxxxiv. Werking, David, 1862-1864
David Werking letter to Becca (wife), 1862 November 5
[Box: 159, Folder: 25, Item: 1] browse
David Werking letter to Becca (wife), Elk River, 1863 July 4
[Box: 159, Folder: 25, Item: 2] browse
David Werking letter to friend, Atlanta, GA, 1864 September 14
[Box: 159, Folder: 25, Item: 3] browse
David Werking letter fragments of three letters, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 25, Item: 4] browse
David Werking Obituary, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 25, Item: 5] browse
Subseries lxxxv. White, Edwin, 1892
T. C. Yates affidavit written on the behalf of Edwin White, 1892 June 14
[Box: 159, Folder: 26, Item: 1] browse
J. T. Mullen affidavit written on the behalf of Edwin White, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 26, Item: 2] browse
Subseries lxxxvi. White, Captain Giles C, 1864
Captain Giles C. White letter to Adalade White (wife), 1864 December 5
[Box: 159, Folder: 27, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lxxxvii. Wink, William Lawrence, 1862-1864
William Lawrence Wink letter to Lizzie Wink (sister), Washingon, D. C, 1862 September 15
[Box: 159, Folder: 28, Item: 1] browse
William Lawrence Wink letter to Lizzie Wink (sister), Rappahannock, VA, 1862 December 6
[Box: 159, Folder: 28, Item: 2] browse
William Lawrence Wink letter to Lizzie Wink (sister), Rappahannock, VA, 1863 January 17
[Box: 159, Folder: 28, Item: 3] browse
William Lawrence Wink letter to Lizzie Wink (sister), Rappahannock, VA, 1863 February 2
[Box: 159, Folder: 28, Item: 4] browse
William Lawrence Wink letter to Lizzie Wink (sister), Rappahannock, VA, 1863 June 7
[Box: 159, Folder: 28, Item: 5] browse
William Lawrence Wink letter to Lizzie Wink (sister), Rappahannock, VA, 1864 February 13
[Box: 159, Folder: 28, Item: 6] browse
William Lawrence Wink letter to Lizzie Wink (sister), Rappahannock, VA, 1864 February 28
[Box: 159, Folder: 28, Item: 7] browse
William Lawrence Wink letter to Lizzie Wink (sister), Rappahannock, VA, 1864 April 4
[Box: 159, Folder: 28, Item: 8] browse
William Lawrence Wink letter to mother, Rappahannock, VA, 1864 May 4
[Box: 159, Folder: 28, Item: 9] browse
William Lawrence Wink letter to Lizzie Wink (sister), Washington, D. C, 1864 May 13
[Box: 159, Folder: 28, Item: 10] browse
William Lawrence Wink letter to Lizzie Wink (sister), Washington, D. C, 1864 June 10
[Box: 159, Folder: 28, Item: 11] browse
William Lawrence Wink letter to Lizzie Wink (sister), Washington, D. C, 1864 August 17
[Box: 159, Folder: 28, Item: 12] browse
William Lawrence Wink letter to Lizzie Wink (sister), Washington, D. C, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 28, Item: 13] browse
William Lawrence Wink letter fragments of three letters, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 28, Item: 14] browse
Subseries lxxxviii. Woolworth, R. H, 1862-1863
R. H. Woolworth letter to Anna A. Woolworth (sister), 1862 June 2
[Box: 159, Folder: 29, Item: 1] browse
R. H. Woolworth letter to Anna A. Woolworth (sister), 1863 January 19
[Box: 159, Folder: 29, Item: 2] browse
Subseries lxxxiv. Collective soldiers, 1864
Collective soldiers letter to the mayor of of Louisville, 1864 October 20
[Box: 160, Folder: 2, Item: 1] browse
Subseries lxxxv. Unknown, Herman, 1862-1863
Herman (?) letter to Rebecca Dunkhorsh, VA, 1862 January 29
[Box: 159, Folder: 30, Item: 1] browse
Herman (?) letter to Rebecca Dunkhorsh, VA, 1863 March 16
[Box: 159, Folder: 30, Item: 2] browse
Subseries lxxxvi. Unknown Soldiers and Indecipherable Signatures, 1861-1876
Unidentified correspondent letter to friend, Barnett, GA, 1876 July 4
[Box: 159, Folder: 31, Item: 1] browse
Leander (?) letter to fiend, Arlington Heights, VA, 1861 August 12
[Box: 159, Folder: 31, Item: 2] browse
Charles B. P. (?) letter to brother, Sagrange, TN, 1862 June 27
[Box: 159, Folder: 31, Item: 3] browse
Rudy (?) letter to uncle, Louisville, KY, 1862 September 28
[Box: 159, Folder: 31, Item: 4] browse
John (?) letter to father, Danville, KY, 1863 January 6
[Box: 159, Folder: 31, Item: 5] browse
(?) Capern letter to Mary Capern (mother), White Oak Church, VA, 1863 March 25
[Box: 159, Folder: 31, Item: 6] browse
Unidentified correspondent letter to George (?), Chicago, IL, 1863 April 22
[Box: 159, Folder: 31, Item: 7] browse
Unidentified correspondent letter to family, Newburn, GA, 1863 May 11
[Box: 159, Folder: 31, Item: 8] browse
George (?) letter to father, Harper's Ferry, 1864 August 6
[Box: 159, Folder: 31, Item: 9] browse
Unidentified correspondent letter to sister, Shelbyville, KY, 1865 January 10
[Box: 159, Folder: 31, Item: 10] browse
John (?) letter to Mary (?) (sister), Washington, D. C, 1865 March 15
[Box: 159, Folder: 31, Item: 11] browse
Affidavit written on the behalf of Aaron Watson, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 31, Item: 12] browse
Letter fragments, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 31, Item: 13] browse
Series II. Family and friends of soldiers, 1858-1912
Scope and Content Note:

Correspondence and other written manuscripts compose the Family and friends series and reflect the experiences, life, and concerns of the family and friends of soldiers during and after the Civil War. The series is subdivided by the the names of the correspondents.

The Burwell family papers make up the bulk of this series and include correspondence, letter fragments, envelopes, an obituary, grade reports, a prescription, and a notification for jury duty. The majority of the correspondence are letters to Lewis S. Burwell during and after the war from family, friends, and aquaintances. Additionally the papers contain correspondence written by Lewis Burwell to his friends after the war, the correspondence of A. S. W. and L. M. W. to family, and a letter to Lucy Burwell. Notable items include the grade reports of Laura Burwell, the daughter of Lewis S. Burwell, from the Vermont Academy.

Another smaller section of this series comprise the Kate Morris papers and consists of correspondence, invitations, and poems. The correspondence is all letters to Priscilla (Kate) Morris from family and friends during and shortly after the Civil War.

Additional items include a letter from John M. Harlan recommends E. H. Smith for candidacy in the House of Representatives, a letter from Theodore Kohlhass notifying Smith of his intention to seek a position as Principal Clerk in the House of Representatives, and an essay titled About the War.

Subseries i. Blakeslee, A, 1863-1866
Mrs. J. L. Blakeslee letter to Mrs. E. Stedman (sister), Baltimore, MD, 1863 August 26
[Box: 159, Folder: 32, Item: 1] browse
Mrs. V. Blakeselee letter to Mr. and Mrs. Stedman, Baltimore, MD, 1863 November 29
[Box: 159, Folder: 32, Item: 2] browse
Mrs. V. Blakeslee letter to Mrs. E. Stedman, Baltimore, MD, 1864 September 19
[Box: 159, Folder: 32, Item: 3] browse
Mrs. V. Blakeslee letter to Mrs. E. Stedman, New Orleans, LA, 1866 February 7
[Box: 159, Folder: 32, Item: 4] browse
Mrs. V. Blakeslee letter to Mrs. E. Stedman (sister), New Orleans, LA, 1866 April 15
[Box: 159, Folder: 32, Item: 5] browse
Subseries ii. Bowdfish, R. F, 1861
Transcription of two letters on one page, 1861
[Box: 159, Folder: 33, Item: 1] browse
Scope and Content Note:

The first transcribed letter: R. F. Bowdfish letter to Del (?) dated 1861 April 28. The second transcribed letter: Linnie (?) letter to brother undated.

Subseries iii. Burwell Family Papers, 1858-1912
Lewis S. Burwell, letters to, 1858-1867
[Box: 159, Folder: 34]
H. E. Strong letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Benson, 1858 September 3 or 5
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 1] browse
Henry S. Johnson letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Morrison, IL, 1859 July 17
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 2] browse
Henry S. Johnson letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Morrison, IL, 1859 November 24
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 3] browse
Mariann E. McDonnough letter to Lewis S. Burwell, 1860 January 22
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 4] browse
Henry S. Johnson letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bethel, IL, 1860 May 6
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 5] browse
Mariann E. McDonnough letter to Lewis S. Burwell, 1860 July 8
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 6] browse
Henry S. Johnson letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Morrison, IL, 1860 July 22
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 7] browse
David Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Pioneer, PA, 1860 November 18
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 8] browse
Henry S. Johnson letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Morrison, IL, 1860 November 19
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 9] browse
Mariann E. McDonnough letter to Lewis S. Burwell, 1860 December 2
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 10] browse
Henry S. Johnson letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Morrison, IL, 1861 February 8
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 11] browse
Henry S. Johnson letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Morrison, IL, 1861 March 29
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 12] browse
C. H. Frost letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1861 April 21
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 13] browse
Henry S. Johnson letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1861 August 5
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 14] browse
H. C. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1861 September 27
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 15] browse
Mariann E. McDonnough letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1862 January 18
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 16] browse
Henry H. Oakley letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Colton, NY, 1862 February 3
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 17] browse
Henry S. Johnson letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Morrison, IL, 1862 February 6
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 18] browse
Henry S. Johnson letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Morrison, IL, 1862 February 28
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 19] browse
Mariann E. McDonnough letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Scott, MI, 1862 March 16
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 20] browse
Henry S. Johnson letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Morrison, IL, 1862 April 6
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 21] browse
H. C. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1862 April 18
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 22] browse
David S. M. Stone letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Crary's Mill, NY, 1862 April 28
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 23] browse
Mariann E. McDonnough letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Scott, MI, 1862 May 25
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 24] browse
H. C. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1862 June 15
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 25] browse
Mariann E. McDonnough letter to Lewis S. Burwell, 1862 June 20
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 26] browse
Mariann E. McDonnough letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Scott, MI, 1862 July 18
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 27] browse
David Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Scott, MI, 1863 December 20
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 28] browse
Henry Oakley letter to Lewis S. Burwell, 1864 April 16
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 29] browse
Russell C. Whitford letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Shoreham, 1864 August 4
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 30] browse
Henry S. Johnson letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Alexandria, VA, 1864 October 21
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 31] browse
Amanda E. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1865 May 5
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 32] browse
Russell C. Whitford letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Pioneer, PA, 1867 December 8
[Box: 159, Folder: 34, Item: 33] browse
Lewis S. Burwell, letters to, 1868-1899
[Box: 159, Folder: 35]
Henry S. Johnson letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Green Bay, WI, 1868 January 27
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 1] browse
Miss H. J. Chester letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Alden, NY, 1868 February 2
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 2] browse
Amanda E. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1868 April 26
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 3] browse
Russell C. Whitford letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Pioneer, PA, 1868 May 3
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 4] browse
A. C. Wood letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Addison, VT, 1868 May 4
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 5] browse
Ezra Whitford letter to Lewis S. Burwell, East Addison, VT, 1868 May 15
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 6] browse
H. Warner Goodrich letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Brandon, VA, 1868 May 18
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 7] browse
A. L. Norton letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Addison, VT, 1868 May 18
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 8] browse
Elmina J. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1868 May 21
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 9] browse
Jennie (?) letter to Lewis S. Burwell, West Addison, VT, 1868 May 21
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 10] browse
Unidentified correspondent letter to Lewis S. Burwell, 1868 June 6
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 11] browse
H. C. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1868 June 7
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 12] browse
A. C. Wood letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Addison, VT, 1868 June 14
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 13] browse
Ruth (?) letter to Lewis S. Burwell, 1868 June 24
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 14] browse
Ethel S. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1868 July 5
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 15] browse
Ezra Whitford letter to Lewis S. Burwell, East Addison, VT, 1868 July 7
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 16] browse
Unidentified correspondent letter to Lewis S. Burwell, 1868 July 19
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 17] browse
Amanda E. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, 1868 July 19
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 18] browse
H. Warner Goodrich letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Brandon, VA, 1868 July 19
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 19] browse
Ruth (?) letter to Lewis S. Burwell, 1868 July 19
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 20] browse
A. C. Wood letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Addison, VT, 1868 July 26
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 21] browse
Henry S. Johnson letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Addison, VT, 1868 July 28
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 22] browse
H. C. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1868 August 2
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 23] browse
Ethel S. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1868 August 9
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 24] browse
Ethel S. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1868 August 30
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 25] browse
H. C. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1868 August 31
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 26] browse
Ezra Whitford letter to Lewis S. Burwell, East Addison, VT, 1868 September 3
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 27] browse
Henry S. Johnson letter to Lewis S. Burwell, White River, MI, 1868 September 6
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 28] browse
Amanda E. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1868 September 27
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 29] browse
Ruth (?) letter to Lewis S. Burwell, 1868 September 27
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 30] browse
Ethel S. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1868 October 6
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 31] browse
Amanda E. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1868 October 11
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 32] browse
A. L. Norton letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Addison, VT, 1868 October 17
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 33] browse
Jennie (?) letter to Lewis S. Burwell, West Addison, VT, 1868 October 26
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 34] browse
Ezra Whitford letter to Lewis S. Burwell, East Addison, VT, 1868 October 28
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 35] browse
David Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, East Addison, VT, 1868 November 8
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 36] browse
A. C. Wood letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Addison, VT, 1868 November 8
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 37] browse
Abel L. Norton letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Addison, VT, 1868 November 9
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 38] browse
Unidentified correspondent letter to Lewis S. Burwell, 1868 November 10
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 39] browse
Henry Oakley letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Washington, D. C, 1868 November 24
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 40] browse
H. E. Burnwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, 1868 November 24
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 41] browse
Ezra L. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1868 November 29
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 42] browse
Russell C. Whitford letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Pioneer, PA, 1869 February 14
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 43] browse
Unidentified correspondent letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridgeton, 1870 January 6
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 44] browse
Edward Eller letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Saxton's River, VT, 1899 April 29
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 45] browse
H. C. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Saxton's River, VT, [?] March 31
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 46] browse
Amanda E. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, [?] June 8
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 47] browse
Elmina J. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, [?] July 5
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 48] browse
Jennie (?) letter to Lewis S. Burwell, West Addison, VT, [?] July 12
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 49] browse
Ethel S. Burwell letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Bridport, VT, [?] September 20
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 50] browse
Letter fragment, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 35, Item: 51] browse
Lewis S. Burwell, letters from, 1868-1882
[Box: 159, Folder: 37]
Lewis S. Burwell letter to Albert (?), Jerseyville, IL, 1868 May 27
[Box: 159, Folder: 37, Item: 1] browse
Lewis S. Burwell letter to friends at home, Chicago, IL, 1893 September 3
[Box: 159, Folder: 37, Item: 2] browse
Lewis S. Burwell letter to friends at home, Chicago, IL, 1893 September 28
[Box: 159, Folder: 37, Item: 3] browse
Lewis S. Burwell letter to friends at home, Chicago, IL, 1893 October 13
[Box: 159, Folder: 37, Item: 4] browse
Sheriff N. F. Dunsher petit jury notification to Lewis S. Burwell, Addison County, 1882 December
[Box: 159, Folder: 37, Item: 5] browse
Almina S. W. letters, 1863-1912
[Box: 159, Folder: 36]
A.S.W. letter to children, 1868 August 9
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 1] browse
Almina S.W. letter to child, Addison, VT, 1868 January 1
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 2] browse
Almina S.W. letter to child, Addison, VT, 1868 January 15
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 3] browse
Almina S.W. letter to sister, Addison, VT, 1868 January 20
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 4] browse
Almina S.W. letter to child, Addison, VT, 1868 February 7
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 5] browse
Almina S.W. letter to child, Addison, VT, 1868 March 23
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 6] browse
Almina S.W. letter to daughter, Addison, VT, 1868 June 4
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 7] browse
Almina S.W. letter to daughter, Addison, VT, 1868 September 8
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 8] browse
Almina S.W. letter to child, Addison, VT, 1868 October 4
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 9] browse
Almina S. W. letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Addison, VT, 1868 October 30
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 10] browse
Almina S. W. letter to child, Addison, VT, 1868 November 17
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 11] browse
A. S. W. and L. M. Burwell letter to children, Addison, VT, 1912 March 11
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 12] browse
A. S. W. and L. M. W. letter to children, Addison, VT, [?] April 3
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 13] browse
A. S. W. letter to Ardelia, Addison, VT, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 14] browse
A. S. W. letter to Lewis S. Burwell, Addison, VT, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 15] browse
A. S. W. letter to L. M. W., Addison, VT, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 16] browse
A. S. W. letter fragment, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 17] browse
A. S. W. letter to children, Saturday 15, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 36, Item: 18] browse
Prescription receipt from J. S. Hickok, Vergennes, VT, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 38] browse
Laura Burwell grade reports, 1898-1899
[Box: 159, Folder: 39]
Laura Burwell, grade report, Vermont Academy, Saxton's River, VT, 1898 November 8
[Box: 159, Folder: 39, Item: 1] browse
Laura Burwell, grade report, Vermont Academy, Saxton's River, VT, 1899 January 24
[Box: 159, Folder: 39, Item: 2] browse
Laura Burwell, grade report, Vermont Academy, Saxton's River, VT, 1899 March 29
[Box: 159, Folder: 39, Item: 3] browse
Laura Burwell, grade report, Vermont Academy, Saxton's River, VT, 1899 June 21
[Box: 159, Folder: 39, Item: 4] browse
Lucy Burwell letters, 1867-1873
[Box: 159, Folder: 40]
Almina S. W. letter to Lucy (?), Addison, VT, 1868 July 29
[Box: 159, Folder: 40, Item: 1]
Mary (?) letter to Lucy Burwell, Bridport, VT, 1870 January 8
[Box: 159, Folder: 40, Item: 2] browse
Unidentified correspondent letter to Lucy and Mollie Burwell, 1873 February 23
[Box: 159, Folder: 40, Item: 3] browse
Unidentified correspondent letter to Lucy (?), Addison, VT, 1867 October 20
[Box: 159, Folder: 40, Item: 4] browse
Obituary of Wellha M. Day, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 41] browse
Assorted letter fragments, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 42]
Letter fragment from P. M. Dolittle, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 42, Item: 1] browse
Letter fragment from H. C. Burwell, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 42, Item: 2] browse
Letter fragment from Pa, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 42, Item: 3] browse
Letter fragment, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 42, Item: 4] browse
Envelopes, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 43] browse
Subseries iv. Carter, Josiah and Nancy, 1862
Josiah Carter letter to Caleb Carter, Hiwassee, GA, 1862 August 9
[Box: 159, Folder: 44, Item: 1] browse
Nancy Carter letter to Caleb Carter, Hiwassee, GA, 1862 August 25
[Box: 159, Folder: 44, Item: 2] browse
Subseries v. Cherry, John, 1919
John Cherry letter to G. W. Howard, Augusta, GA, 1919 May 24
[Box: 159, Folder: 45, Item: 1] browse
Subseries vi. Curtis, J. P, 1861
J. P. Curtis letter to nephew, Louisville, KY, 1861 May 2
[Box: 159, Folder: 46, Item: 1] browse
Subseries vii. Detweiler, James G, undated
About the War essay by James G. Detweiler, undated
[Box: 160, Folder: 3, Item: 1] browse
Subseries viii. Fowler, Ezra, 1858-1889
Note from Ezra Fowler, Kent, OH, 1889 December 25
[Box: 159, Folder: 47, Item: 1] browse
Scope and Content Note:

A note explaining that the book cover and the title also included in this folder were taken from the home of Honorable Bailie Peyton in Jackson, MS on May 14 1863. This home had been used as a Head Quarters during the war and this was the only thing he ever stole during the war.

Book cover and title page, The Stratford Gallery of the Shakespeare Sisterhood: comprising Forty-Five Ideal Portraits, 1858
[Box: 159, Folder: 47, Item: 2] browse
Subseries ix. Harris, Mollie, 1862
Mollie Harris letter to Isreal Harris (husband), Wilmington, 1862
[Box: 159, Folder: 48, Item: 1] browse
Subseries x. Hearking, W. Y, 1866
W. Y. Hearking letter to Unidentified Correspondent, Waukesha, WI, 1866 April 14
[Box: 159, Folder: 49, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xi. Lucas, Aurelia and Elizabeth, 1864
Aurelia and Elizabeth Lucas letter to Frank Lucas, Ithaca, NY, 1864 October 16
[Box: 159, Folder: 50, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xii. Mckinney, Susan, 1864
Susan McKinney letter to Captain Robert Isbell, Mecklenburg Co., VA, 1864 April 17
[Box: 159, Folder: 51, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xiii. Moreland, Elizabeth, 1861
Elizabeth Moreland letter to Isaiah Miller, Esq, 1861 October 29
[Box: 159, Folder: 52, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xiv. Morris, Kate, 1861-1866
Priscilla Morris letter to Priscilla (Kate) Morris, 1861 October 3
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 1] browse
Priscilla Morris letter to Priscilla (Kate) Morris, 1862 February 3
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 2] browse
Harriet (?) letter to Priscilla (Kate) Morris, 1862 June 13
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 3] browse
John (?) letter to Priscilla (Kate) Morris, 1863 June 9
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 4] browse
A. C. Thomas letter to Priscilla (Kate) Morris, Nashville, TN, 1863 August 3
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 5] browse
Judge (?) letter to Priscilla (Kate) Morris, Cincinnati, OH, 1863 October 18
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 6] browse
Judge (?) letter to Priscilla (Kate) Morris, Cincinnati, OH, 1863 November 21
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 7] browse
Judge (?) letter to Priscilla (Kate) Morris, Cincinnati, OH, 1863 December 27
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 8] browse
Unidentified correspondent letter to Priscilla (Kate) Morris, 1864 May 11
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 9] browse
Nannie Mills letter to Priscilla (Kate) Morris, Chillicothe, OH, 1864 December 20
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 10] browse
Nannie Mills letter to Priscilla (Kate) Morris, Chillicothe, OH, 1865 April 2
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 11] browse
Invitation to Mrs. West's surprise party to Nannie Mills, 1866 January 12
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 12] browse
Invitation by J. M. North to Professor Lyman's Party to Nannie Mills, 1866 March 1
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 13] browse
Poem, Thou Ask's Me To Remember Thee, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 14] browse
Poem, Speak Not of Bygone Years, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 15] browse
Untitled poem, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 16] browse
Unidentified envelopes, undated
[Box: 159, Folder: 53, Item: 17-19] browse
Subseries xv. Neno, Lizzie, 1865
Lizzie Neno letter to William M. Jones, Volga, IN, 1865 May 22
[Box: 159, Folder: 54, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xvi. Nicholson, Anna Thorne, 1876
Anna Thorne Nicholson letter to George W. Howard, Enfield, NC, 1876 August 3
[Box: 159, Folder: 55, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xvii. Pemberton, Henry J, 1866
Henry J. Pemberton affidavit on the behalf of James D. Sturtivent, 1866 September 10
[Box: 159, Folder: 56, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xviii. Roberts, Mary E, 1866
Mary E. Roberts letter to aunt, 1866 July 16
[Box: 159, Folder: 57, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xix. Smith, E. H, 1863
John M. Harlan letter to E. H. Smith, Frankfort, KY, 1863 August 23
[Box: 159, Folder: 58, Item: 1] browse
Scope and Content Note:

John M. Harlan's letter recommending Smith for candidacy for the House of Representatives.

Theodore Kohlhass letter to E. H. Smith, Winchester, KY, 1863 August
[Box: 159, Folder: 58, Item: 2] browse
Scope and Content Note:

Kohlhass writes to notify Smith of his intention to seek a position as a Principal Clerk in the House of Representatives.

Subseries xx. Speed, Joshua F, 1862
Joshua F. Speed letter to Jimmy (nephew), Louisville, KY, 1862 July 20
[Box: 159, Folder: 59, Item: 1] browse
Subseries xxi. Weakly, Calla V, 1864-1865
Unidentified soldier letter to Calla V. Weakly, 1864 December 17
[Box: 159, Folder: 60, Item: 1] browse
Unidentified soldier letter to Calla V. Weakly, 1865 January 1
[Box: 159, Folder: 60, Item: 2] browse
Subseries xxii. Unknown, Beulah, 1876
Beulah (?) letter to friend, 1876 June 22
[Box: 160, Folder: 1, Item: 1] browse
Series III. Assorted papers, Bulk, 1862-1864
Scope and Content Note:

An oath, envelopes, fragments, photocopies and reproductions, a war bond, newspapers and newspaper clippings, and muster rolls comprise the Assorted papers series. The series is organized by name and form.

Notable items include the oath of allegiance by Becca Thomas, a Confederate States of America bond for $100, one photocopied survey made by New York State on Prisoners of War, a photocopied letter to Major General G. J. Beaureguard, and three photocopied letters written by soldiers to family and friends. The photo reproductions consist of photocopies of the pictures included in the Asaph Clark papers of Clark and an unidentified woman and another reproduction of a drawing of Major Robert Anderson. The newspapers were published during the Civil War. The muster rolls pertain to a Kentucky Company (Union) from 1862-1864.

Oath of Allegiance by Becca Thomas, 1863 October 1
[Box: 160, Folder: 7, Item: 1] browse
Three envelopes, undated
[Box: 160, Folder: 8] browse
Unknown document fragment, undated
[Box: 160, Folder: 9] browse
Newspaper clippings, 1986
[Box: 160, Folder: 10]
Bird's-Eye View of Fort Toten, new Bern, North Carolina, 1861-1865, undated
[Box: 160, Folder: 10, Item: 1] browse
Might have become President, Tri-State Trader, 1986 February 3
[Box: 160, Folder: 10, Item: 2] browse
Photocopies, 1862-1865
[Box: 160, Folder: 11]
New York State Prisoner of War Survey to unidentified soldier, 1865
[Box: 160, Folder: 11, Item: 1] browse
M. J. Yarbrough letter to G. J. Beaureguard, Plymouth, NC, 1864 June 3
[Box: 160, Folder: 11, Item: 2] browse
Samuel Tolles (?) letter to Col. Conds (?), 1862 December 17
[Box: 160, Folder: 11, Item: 3] browse
(?) Caldwell letter to JJ Eckin, Berkley, 1862 July 13
[Box: 160, Folder: 11, Item: 4] browse
M. E. James letter to brother and sister, Savannah, GA, 1864 December 31
[Box: 160, Folder: 11, Item: 5] browse
Photo reproductions, undated
[Box: 160, Folder: 12]
Photocopied photographs of Asaph Clark and unidentified woman, undated
[Box: 160, Folder: 12, Item: 1] browse
Drawing of Major Robert Anderson, undated
[Box: 160, Folder: 12, Item: 2] browse
$100, Confederate States of America Band, 1863 March 10
[Box: 160, Folder: 13] browse
Newspapers, 1862
[Box: 161, Folder: 1]
Cincinnati Daily Commercial, 1862 May 10
[Box: 161, Folder: 1, Item: 1] browse
New York Tribune, 1862 October 18
[Box: 161, Folder: 1, Item: 2] browse
Muster rolls of a Kentucky Company (Union), 1862-1864
[Box: 161, Folder: 2] browse
Muster rolls of a Kentucky Company (Union), 1862-1864
[Folder: OS1] browse