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    Joseph R. Hawley papers, 1638-1906 Army officer, editor and United States representative and senator from Connecticut. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, drafts of speeches, business papers, and memorabilia relating to Hawley's personal and family life and to his business and political work.
    • Contributor: Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Hawley, Joseph R.
    • Date: 1638
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    Daniel Read Larned papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly letters written by Larned to his sisters and brother-in-law pertaining primarily to General Ambrose Everett Burnside's expedition to North Carolina. Includes descriptions of the battles of Beaufort, Fort Macon, New Bern, and Roanoke Island, N.C. Other subjects include the battles of Antietam, Md., and Cold Harbor, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, and Wilderness, Va.; and the sieges of Petersburg, Va., and Knoxville, Tenn. Larned describes the ...
    • Contributor: Larned, Daniel Read
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    Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, 1862-1865 Soldier and sailor. Mainly Civil War correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, together with a diary and biographical sketch of Osborn.
    • Contributor: Osborn, Joseph Bloomfield
    • Date: 1862
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    Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, with Osborn family members and Louise Landau (married Osborn in 1866). Also includes a diary (1862-1863) and biographical sketch of Osborn. Subjects include enlistments, camp life, training, and marches in Maryland and Virginia. Osborn also discusses discipline and morale, the attitude and condition of Confederate ...
    • Contributor: Osborn, Joseph Bloomfield
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    Joseph R. Hawley papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, notebooks, business records, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Hawley's service as U.S. senator from Connecticut, Union army officer, and chairman of the United States Centennial Commission; work as a newspaper editor in Hartford, Conn.; and personal and family life. Documents his Civil War service with the 1st and 7th Connecticut Infantry Regiments, U.S. Army, in North Carolina, South Carolina, and ...
    • Contributor: Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
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    Shelby family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial records, military records, genealogical data, and other papers relating primarily to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. The papers of Isaac Shelby document his activities during the Indian wars, Revolutionary ...
    • Contributor: Shelby, Evan - Shelby, Isaac
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    Shelby family papers, 1738-1916 Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.
    • Date: 1738
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    Daniel Read Larned papers, 1861-1878 Army officer and private secretary to General Ambrose Everett Burnside. Correspondence and other material concerning campaigns by the Union Army in North Carolina and Virginia and Burnside’s relationship with other generals.
    • Contributor: Larned, Daniel Read
    • Date: 1861
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    Cartter family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence between members of the Cartter and Hanford families including David K. Cartter; his wife, Nancy Hanford Cartter; and their sons, David Kellogg Cartter, Jr., and William H. Cartter. Includes letters concerning David K. Cartter's service as U.S. ambassador to Bolivia, 1861-1862; Civil War letters of David Kellogg Carter, Jr., second lieutenant in the 2nd Ohio Cavalry, U.S. Army, relating to the impact ...
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    Calvin Cutter biography, Catalog Record Only Account of Cutter's abolitionist activities in prewar Kansas, friendship with John Brown, and Civil War service with the 21st Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army, in Kentucky, North Carolina, and Virginia.
    • Contributor: Cutter, Calvin
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    Isaac Hallock papers, Catalog Record Only Correspondence, journals, orders, financial records, certificates, Hallock family papers, and printed matter relating primarily to Hallock's career in the military and the merchant marine. Documents his voyages to China aboard the clipper ship Samuel Russell with stops in Foo Chow (Fuzhou Shi) and Shanghai, China. Also documents his Civil War service as a private in the 13th New York Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army, at ...
    • Contributor: Hallock, Isaac
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    Thomas P. Wagner papers, Catalog Record Only Chiefly letters written by Wagner to his family while serving with the 142nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment in Civil War campaigns in Maryland and Virginia. Includes letters received by Wagner from friends also serving in the Union army and newspaper articles (1984) containing excerpts from a diary kept by Wagner while a Confederate prisoner in Salisbury Prison, N.C.
    • Contributor: Wagner, Thomas P. (Thomas Penny)
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    John Jay Sherman papers, Catalog Record Only Chiefly letters written by Sherman to his family during his service with the 8th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment, typescript of Sherman's remniscences of the Civil War, and genealogical material pertaining to the Sherman, Clarke (Clark), and Hover (Hoover) families. Includes material pertaining to Sherman's participation in battles in Virginia, capture by Confederate troops, imprisonment on Belle Isle, in Libby Prison and Salisbury Prison, ...
    • Contributor: Sherman, John Jay
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    Cyrus Mills Perrine correspondence, Catalog Record Only Chiefly letters written by Perrine during his service with the 123rd Indiana Infantry Regiment to his parents, George H. Perrine and Rosetta L. Perrine, in Decatur County, Indiana. Includes letters to the couple from other Union soldiers including Rosetta Perrine's brothers, Chester Y.C. Alden, James C. Alden, and York Alden. Topics include camp life, troop movements, and battle engagements including the Vicksburg Campaign and ...
    • Contributor: Perrine, Cyrus Mills
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    Robert H. Reaves correspondence, Catalog Record Only AlsS (1862 December 10-1864 December 26) from Reaves while serving with the 21st South Carolina Infantry Regiment, Confederate States of America Army, in South Carolina and Virginia. The letters are addressed to his father and sister and discuss provisions, camp life of the regiment, and military affairs. Topics include the battles of Fredericksburg, Va. (1862), Goldsboro, N.C. (1862), and Murfreesboro, Tenn. (1862-1863). Includes typewritten ...
    • Contributor: Reaves, Robert H.
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    David Coon papers, Catalog Record Only Correspondence outlining everyday routine while on maneuvers with the 36th Wisconsin Infantry in Petersburg, Va., and Northern Virginia, and as a prisoner in Libby Prison, Richmond, Va., and Salisbury, N.C.
    • Contributor: Coon, David