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Civil War soldier reminiscences and remembrances collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-275-0
Scope and Contents The Civil War soldier reminiscences and remembrances collection consists of memoirs of, letters written by, and biographies written about Civil War soldiers who were originally from Litchfield, Conn. The names of the soldiers in the collection are J. H. [?]., Luman Wadhams, E. Porter Mason, Alexander B. Shumway, George Wilson Potter, George F. Booth, George Benjamin Hempstead, Stiles A. Wheeler, Hiram Stone, Addison K. Taylor, Eliada Goodwin Osborn, Seth F. Plumb, Anson W. Healy, and Patrick...
Dates: Created: 1863-1914; Other: Date acquired: 09/09/2011

Family histories collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1951-29-0
Scope and Contents The Family histories collection consists of genealogical reports written by eighth grade students in Litchfield, Warren, Morris, and Goshen, Conn. They were written at the request of the curator of the Litchfield Historical Society. The histories were written by three different groups of eighth graders: Litchfield Junior High School, 1951-1952; Litchfield Junior High School, 1956; and Wamogo High School, 1958, and are arranged alphabetically by family name as provided on the report.
Dates: Created: 1951-1958; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/1951

Kirby family collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-193-0
Scope and Contents A newspaper obituary of Col. Edmund Kirby (1794-1849), who enlisted in the army at the age of 18 and fought in the War of 1812, the Black Hawk, Creek and Seminole Wars and the Mexican War. He was chief of the Pay Department during the Mexican War and died as a result of deteriorating health during the war. A manuscript, "A chronicle of the Marvin-Kirby house from an address read by Miss Wells at Litchfield, Conn., 21 Aug 1879."
Dates: Created: 1849-1879

Litchfield War Records Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-15-0
Scope and Contents The Litchfield War Records Committee records (2011-15-0, 1.88 linear feet) document men and women who served in the armed forces and auxiliary groups from Litchfield, Conn., during World War II. The papers consist of questionaires, photographs, minutes, notes, subject files, correspondence, and ephemera. The largest group of papers are returned questionnaires that list the service person's name, address, date of birth, next of kin, service dates and places, promotions, date and circumstances...
Dates: Created: 1940-1946; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Gen. John Segwick collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1963-30-0
Scope and Contents Collection of papers related to Civil War Gen. John Sedgwick (1831-1864) of Cornwall, Conn. Items include photographs and documents relating to Sedgwick memorials assembled by Edward Kelly of Litchfield, 1963; a Litchfield Enquirer containing an article on the dedication of a memorial to Sedgwick at Gettysburg, Jun. 12, 1913; and an undated chronology of the events of Sedgwick's life.
Dates: Created: 1913-1963; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1964

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