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American Civil War Printed ephemera


Identifier: 00-2021-27-0

Content Description

Six documents pertaining to the U.S. Civil War including a recruiting broadside "Litchfield Awake!"; a broadside that begins with, "Grand Paraid [sic] of Ye Heroes who furnished Substitutes"; a broadside, "To the Rescue!"; a clipping from the Litchfield Enquirer 1861 April 25; a "Souvenir for Memorial Night, May 30, 1892"; and a program for the forty-seventh annual reunion of the 19th Connecticut Infantry and the Second Connecticut Heavy Artillery held September 11, 1912.


  • Creation: 1861-1912, undated

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of copyright holders. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright holders. Responsibility for any use rests with the user.


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Condition Description

All are in good condition. Several had been encapsulated, upon removal the reunion program was found to have adhesive on the edge and was placed in a separate file folder enclosure.

Processing Information

Only one item in this folder was found in the card catalog, the "Litchfield Awake" broadside. None have accession numbers. They were formerly arranged with "Miscellaneous Manuscripts" and later moved to Litchfield Ephemera prior to being removed, added to the collection, and described.

Linda Hocking
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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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P.O. Box 385
Litchfield CT 06759
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