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John W. Shaw letters

 Collection — Box: 1
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: Created: 1862-1864; Other: Date acquired: 10/09/2011

Special town meeting minutes

 Collection — Box: 1
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: Created: 1861-1865; Other: Date acquired: 05/09/2012

Caroline Stoddard Newcomer papers

 Collection — Box: 1
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: 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, Jerusha,...
Dates: Created: 1703-1906; Other: Majority of material found in 1703-1851; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1997

George Dwight Stone letter

 Collection — Box: 1
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: 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 Winkle...
Dates: Created: circa 1830s, 1903-1915; Other: Date acquired: 06/10/2010

John D. Wheeler letter

 Collection — Box: 1
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: Created: 1862 Jul 18; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1949

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: Created: 1863-1864; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1920

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