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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.

Dates: 1861-1912, undated

Adrian Atkins collection


Identifier: 00-2007-04-0

One folder of brochures and other ephemera related to Litchfield area businesses and points of interest and Connecticut's tercentenary.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1935-1982; Other: Date acquired: 11/02/2008

James Baldwin Diary


Identifier: 00-1951-12-0
Scope and Contents The James Baldwin Diary (1951-12-0) is a small diary containing a few pages of genealogical information of the Baldwin family including birth and death dates for several family members and describing how his family originally came to Litchfield. The majority of the diary is a retelling of American Revolutionary War. In part of the diary, Baldwin mentions the battle of Harlem Heights and a speech by George Washington. The diary was most likely written by James Baldwin, but the diary was most...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: Before 1843; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951

Estate of Charles H. Barber and unknown account book


Identifier: 00-2010-256-0
Scope and Contents

Account book with two areas of notation: One section relates to settling the accounts of the estate of Charles H. Barber and genealogical inquiries, 1904; the other is an account maintained by an unknown person who reused this account book to record income derived from the sale of eggs, chickens, cows, and other farm products, and labor, and personal and farm expenses, 1944-1946.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1904-1946

Hezekiah Barce promissory note


Identifier: 00-2009-98-0
Scope and Contents Dated in Litchfield, Hezekiah Barce of Cornwall insures that he has received  obligations from Nathan Stewart, Theodore Catlin & Benjamin Gibbs of Litchfield as an insurance of the bounty and wages for his son Hezekiah who has enlisted into the 7th Class in Litchfield for the State service. His wages will be signed over to Stewart and others. Hezekiah Barce served in Capt. Steven’s Company, Burrall’s Regiment of the Connecticut Militia, in the American Revolution and was taken prisoner...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1782 Mar 21

Jane M. Bentley Research Materials


Identifier: 1972-64-1

The Jane M. Bentley Research Materials collection (1972-64-1; 1972-64-2; 1972-67-0) is a collection of papers, items, newspaper clippings, and other miscellaneous items collected, created, and/or used by Jane Merritt Bentley while researching her Great Great Grandfather Salmon Giddings.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1972

Civil War Veterans record book


Identifier: 00-2011-87-0
Scope and Contents The Civil War Veterans record book (2011-87-0) is a bound collection of typewritten notes about Civil War veterans. The book does not have a creator or owner name noted in it, but may have been kept by Dwight Kilbourn. The volume contains a list of deserters. As well as an alphabatized list of soldiers who served during the war. Each individual's entry typically consists of the date of enlistment, the company and regiment which the individual served in, and date of discharge from service or...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1860-1914; Other: Date acquired: 09/06/2011

William H. Cone diary


Identifier: 00-1921-41-0
Scope and Contents The William H. Cone diary (1921-41-0) contains entries by William H. Cone of Litchfield County, Connecticut in 1863 and 1864 while serving in the Connecticut Volunteers 5th Regiment Infantry, Company E during the American Civil War. He dedicates a fair amount of time to describing his daily activities in the field such as being on picket, drilling, participating in dressparades, and company inspections. Of particular interest are his entries that detail the 5th Regiment's involvement in the...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1863-1864; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1920

Connecticut. Militia. Regiment, 1st, Company 4th


Identifier: 00-2010-51-0
Scope and Contents

Enlistment in the Fourth Co. of the First Regiment of Infantry of the Military Corps formed for the defense of the State of Connecticut. Signatures of 7 subscribers enlisting. Colonel Timothy Shepard was the commander of the Regiment, and Samuel Waugh was Captain. The men listed in the Company served from Aug. 3, 1813 to Sept. 16, 1813.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: circa 1813

Constitutional History of Connecticut


Identifier: 00-2010-114-0
Scope and Contents

Manuscript draft with corrections of a constitutional history of Connecticut by Samuel Church.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: undated

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