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Civil War Stationery

00-2012-77-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2012-77-0
Scope and Contents Civil War Stationery, 2012-77-0, consist of writing paper and two envelopes embossed with an American eagle and shield and bordered in red and blue, and a single sheet of Camp Dutton letterhead, identified as being from the day the camp broke up (September 15, 1862). Both items were adhered to plain card stock with hole punches along the left margin for keeping in a two-ring binder. Both items are noted as being donated by Col. H. W. Wessels. Col. Henry W. Wessels was the son of Leverett W....

Grand military ball of the officers of the 2nd Connecticut Artillery invitation

00-1951-26-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1951-26-0
Scope and Contents Invitation to a ball to be held on Sep. 15, 1865, at the Clarke House, Winsted, Conn.

John Quincy Ames papers

2004-53-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-53-0
Scope and Contents The John Quincy Ames papers (1834-1923) consist of his Civil War discharge papers, pension papers regarding his widow and two children, and four family photos. Ames was born in Morris, Conn., (then Litchfield South Farms) in 1845. In 1864, he enlisted in the army, serving in 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery, Co. A, during the United States Civil War. He was mustered out in 1865. He lived and worked in Salisbury, Conn., until moving to a farm on Beach Street in Litchfield in 1885. He married...

Luman Wadhams Civil War appointments and discharge

00-1924-28-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1924-28-0
Scope and Contents Three appointments and one discharge of Luman Wadhams.

Phelps Family Papers

1961-39-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1961-39-0
Scope and Contents The Phelps Family Papers consist primarily of correspondence. Most of the letters date from 1854-1865 and were written to or from Rev. Winthrop Henry Phelps, who served as chaplain to the 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery during the Civil War and from his wife Lucy F. Robinson Phelps. Among the most noteworthy of the papers are a series of diaries maintained by Rev. Phelps. Several of these were edited by his granddaughter Ethel Lowerre Phelps in 1945 and published as limited editions titled "A...

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