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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

John W. Shaw letters


Identifier: 00-2010-276-0
Scope and Contents

Six letters written by John W. Shaw to "Sir" during the Civil War from Alexandria, Va., and camp nearby. He reports on his health, his leg wound, his activities, and his strong desire to go home.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1862-1864; Other: Date acquired: 10/09/2011

Letter, Rufus Smith to Quartermaster General


Identifier: 00-2012-05-0
Scope and Contents

Letter from Rufus Smith to an unnamed quartermaster general agreeing to transport all merchandise sent to Litchfield Station for the 19th Connecticut volunteeers quartered at Litchfield, Connecticut, including wood, wooden boards, scanthing (sic), and rye.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1862; Other: Date acquired: 11/01/2013

Special town meeting minutes


Identifier: 00-2010-349-0
Scope and Contents

Minutes of special meetings of the town of Litchfield, Conn., held to address matters related to the Civil War. Typed transcipt also included.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1861-1865; Other: Date acquired: 05/09/2012

Caroline Stoddard Newcomer papers


Identifier: 00-1953-27-0
Scope and Contents Caroline Stoddard Newcomer papers (1953-27-0), Correspondence, family data sheets, a photograph, and other items related to the genealogy of Caroline Stoddard Newcomer. Born in Litchfield, Conn., in 1852, she and her extended family moved to Tama County, Iowa, in 1854. The papers primarily document the children of Caroline's great-grandfather Gideon Stoddard (1768-1846) of Litchfield. Among the primary family members represented are Whitman Stoddard (1790-1867), Jesse Stoddard (1792- ),...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1862-1952; Other: Date acquired: 12/03/1953

Stoddard family papers


Identifier: 1997-34-0
Scope and Contents The papers (1703-1906) of the Stoddard family of Litchfield, Conn., including correspondence, deeds, documents related to estates, legal documents, financial records, and other items. John Stoddard (1674/5-1727/8) of Wethersfield, Conn., was one of the original proprietors of Litchfield. He married Sarah Camp. Their children were Lydia, Moses, Sarah, Jerusha, Mary, John, Abigail, James, Josiah, and Prudence. Moses Stoddard (1700/1-1777) married Ruth Goodwin. Their children were Hannah,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1703-1906; Other: Majority of material found in 1703-1851; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1997

Alva Stone letters


Identifier: 1899-02-0

This collection is primarily comprised of letters written from Stone to his wife and daughter during his service in the Union army during the Civil War.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1861-1863

George Dwight Stone letter


Identifier: 00-2010-290-0
Scope and Contents

Stone writes to the Friends of the Library Association from Alexandria, Va., about events which have recently taken place in camp there. Photocopy.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1862 Dec; Other: Date acquired: 12/09/2011

Edgar B. Van Winkle collection


Identifier: 2010-364-0
Scope and Contents The Edgar B. Van Winkle collection consists of research files, correspondence, and a speech. Van Winkle and his wife Mary Speiden Van Winkle had an interest in the family of Litchfield doctor Daniel Sheldon and the papers include correspondence, research, and a speech about him and members of his family. The collection has memorials written by Van Winkle to George S. Greene, John Croes, and John Mitchell, members of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S. A., and  speeches Van...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: circa 1830s, 1903-1915; Other: Date acquired: 06/10/2010

Luman Wadhams Civil War appointments and discharge


Identifier: 00-1924-28-0
Scope and Contents

Three appointments and one discharge of Luman Wadhams.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1861-1863; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1924

John D. Wheeler letter


Identifier: 00-1949-38-0
Scope and Contents

Wheeler writes to his uncle from a tent on the green in New Haven, Conn., about volunteering to serve in the Civil War, the draft, slavery, and other wartime topics.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1862 Jul 18; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1949