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    Edward Willis papers, 1854-1906 Confederate Army officer and merchant. Correspondence, ledgers, memorandum books, requisition books, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Willis's service as chief quartermaster of G. T. Beauregard's division in the Confederate Army.
    • Contributor: Willis, Edward
    • Date: 1854
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    Charles Kline papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence including originals and transcripts of letters, envelopes, newspaper clippings, pension documents, a copy of a photograph, and a drawing relating mainly to Kline's Civil War service with the 115th New York Infantry Regiment, Company D. Subjects include Kline's capture at Harpers Ferry, W. Va., and time in a prison camp in Chicago, Ill.; daily camp life; his service near Alexandria, Va., and Hilton ...
    • Contributor: Kline, Charles
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    Benjamin F. Whitten papers, 1848-1945 United States Army officer. Correspondence, family papers, military records, financial and legal records, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Whitten's service in the Union Army during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Whitten, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), Approximately 1836 - Whitten, Benjamin F.
    • Date: 1848
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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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    Alfred Carmon papers, 1859-1865 Union army soldier. Chiefly letters written by Carmon to his family in Sand Lake, N.Y., while serving with Company H, 169th New York Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War, describing camp life and skirmishes in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida.
    • Contributor: Carmon, Alfred
    • Date: 1859
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    G.T. Beauregard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including a diary, letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at the sieges of Fort Sumter and Charleston, S.C., Corinth, Miss., and Petersburg, Va., and the battles of Atlanta, Ga., First Manassas, Va., and Shiloh, Tenn. Other ...
    • Contributor: Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant)
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    Cornelius Chase family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journal, speeches, writings, reports, genealogical material, financial records, printed matter, drawings, and other papers relating to Chase family members. Pertains chiefly to Cornelius Chase, and his son, Cornelius Thurston Chase, in their careers as clergymen, educators, and farmers. Documents the latter's career as superintendent of public instruction for the state of Florida. Also includes correspondence of Jonas King and a copy of his ...
    • Contributor: Chase, Cornelius - Chase, Cornelius Thurston - Stokes, E. H. (Ellwood Haines) - Confederate States of America. Army
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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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    Benjamin F. Whitten papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, family papers, military records, financial and legal records, and other papers relating primarily to Whitten's Civil War service with the 9th Maine Infantry Regiment. Documents his participation in the Battle of Morris Island, S.C., 1863; other actions and encampments along the southeast Atlantic coast in 1862 and 1863; the Battle of Cold Harbor, Va., 1864; and engagements in Bermuda Hundred, Va., where he ...
    • Contributor: Whitten, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin)
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    Cornelius Chase family papers, 1745-1974 Clergyman, educator, and farmer. Correspondence, business and financial papers, subject files, reports, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellany relating to various members of the Chase family, especially Cornelius Chase, his son, Cornelius Thurston Chase, and the latter's career as superintendent of public instruction in Florida. Other material concerns the slave trade in Richmond, Virginia, the Confederate Army, and the Reverend Jonas King.
    • Contributor: Chase, Cornelius
    • Date: 1745
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    Edward Willis papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, ledger, memorandum books, requisition books, newspaper clippings, printed material, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Willis's service as chief quartermaster of G.T. Beauregard's division in the Confederate Army. Documents defensive operations along the South Carolina and Georgia coasts, the siege of Petersburg, and movement of troops in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.
    • Contributor: Willis, Edward
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    G.T. Beauregard papers, 1844-1883 United States and Confederate Army officer, engineer, railroad executive, and public official. Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at Fort Sumter and Charleston, South Carolina; Manassas and Petersburg, Virginia; Shiloh, Tennessee; Corinth, Mississippi; and Atlanta, ...
    • Contributor: Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant) - Beauregard, G. T.
    • Date: 1844
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    Alfred Carmon papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly letters written by Carmon to his family in Sand Lake, N.Y., while serving with Company H, 169th New York Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War, describing camp life and skirmishes in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida. Includes comments on Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, presidential election of 1864, and Robert E. Lee's surrender.
    • Contributor: Carmon, Alfred
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    Orange Smith papers, Catalog Record Only Letters written by Smith to his brother while serving with Company C, 13th Connecticut Infantry Regiment at New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Thibodaux, La., near Charleston, S.C., and Harrisonburg, Va. Includes a brief typewritten summary of each letter and photocopies of Company C muster rolls.
    • Contributor: Smith, Orange - United States. Army. Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 13th (). Company C.
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    Charles W. Cowan papers, Catalog Record Only Chiefly correspondence between Cowan while serving with 14th South Carolina Infantry Regiment, Confederate Army, and his wife, Margaret Susannah Foster Cowan, and other family members. Letters pertain to conditions and life in camps in South Carolina and Virginia as well as to management of the Cowan farm in Abbeville County, S.C. Also includes transcripts of a portion of the letters, financial records, a will, ...
    • Contributor: Cowan, Charles W. (Charles Wesley)
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    John Whitten papers, Catalog Record Only Diary (110 pages; 1863 August 4-1865 May 17) kept by Whitten during his Civil War service with the 5th Iowa Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army. Subjects include the battles of Corinth and Jackson, Miss., the siege of Vicksburg, Miss., and Whitten's experience as prisoner of war in Belle Isle prison, Richmond, Va., in Columbia, S.C., and in Andersonville Prison, Andersonville, Ga. Also includes genealogical material ...
    • Contributor: Whitten, John
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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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    Theodore Talbot papers, Catalog Record Only Diaries (1843-1852) relating chiefly to Oregon Trail exploration with John C. FreĢmont's second expedition, 1843-1844; a journey (1848-1849) from New York to Oregon Territory via Rio de Janeiro, Valparaiso, and Honolulu on board the steamer Massachusetts; and garrison duty at various western forts as an officer with the 1st Regiment, U.S. Artillery. Correspondence, chiefly from Talbot to his mother and sister, complements the diaries ...
    • Contributor: Talbot, Theodore
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    Halsey Bartlett correspondence, Catalog Record Only ALsS written primarily by Bartlett while serving with Company A, 6th Connecticut Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army, to his mother, Christina S. Fisher Bartlett, and sister, Christina Fisher Bartlett, of Killingly, Conn. Written primarily while Bartlett was stationed at Beaufort and Port Royal, S.C., but also from Connecticut, Georgia, Maryland, and Virginia. Subjects include camp life, food, illness and death of comrades, and family affairs. ...
    • Contributor: Bartlett, Halsey