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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

Katharine Bissell Bogert Roe memoir

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1960-23-0
Scope and Contents Ten-page memoir in which Katherine Bissell Bogert Roe recounts Litchfield in the 1860s when she was a teenager. She recalls visiting her Aunt Mary Bissell, other members of the Bissell and Welch families, and friends; details about the interiors and exteriors of houses; watching baseball; going to dances and the circus; riding down North Street imitating a circus performer on Dr. Gates's buggy; activities during the Civil War; giving Henry Ward Beecher an arbutus from Litchfield; and other...
Dates: Created: 1912; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1960

Andrew Roraback manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2002-37-0
Scope and Contents Statement of remembrance regarding opening his first checking account in 1974, Sep. 8, 2000.
Dates: Created: 2002; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2002

George B. Sanford manuscript

Identifier: 00-1964-18-0
Scope and Contents The George B. Sanford manuscript (1964-18-0, .21 linear feet) consists of an original typescript draft and copy of his memoir, "Experiences in Army Life of Col. George B. Sanford, Retired, U.S.A., lately Col. 6th Cavalry U.S.A.," written about 1893 or 1894, which details his experiences during the American Civil War. A copy of this manuscript was edited and published in 1969 by E. R. Hagemann in book form titled Fighting Rebels and Redskins: Experiences in...
Dates: Created: circa 1893; Other: Date acquired: 01/05/1964

Seymour family papers

Identifier: 1949-37-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Seymour family of Litchfield, Conn. Principal figures are Maj. Moses Seymour (1742-1826); two of his sons, Ozias Seymour (1776-1851), and Epaphroditus Seymour (1783-1854); and Ozias Seymour's son, Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881). A number of other members of the Seymour family and its relatives, in particular, members of the Storrs family of Mansfield, Conn., and Woodruff family of Litchfield, are also represented. The papers include correspondence, business records, deeds...
Dates: Created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

Lewis M. Wiggin collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1977-38-0
Scope and Contents A memoir by John Bissell, Jr., who was born in Utica, NY in 1807, and writes two pages about living in Utica; seeing British prisoners of war; goind with his father and Major Beebe to the barracks; moving to Litchfield in 1815; attending Morris Academy; studying law; and going to Stamford in 1828. A Cairo City(Ill.) property share certificate for one share to Charles Thomas of Philadelphia, dated and 14 Sep 1847.
Dates: Created: 1807-1847; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1976

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