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

 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.
Dates: Created: 1865; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951

Adams family collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-35-1
Scope and Contents The personal papers of the Adams Family, including Joseph Adams (1767-1856); his son, Charles Adams (1805-1883); children of Charles Adams, including Julia Adams How Wessells (1842-1904), Mary Adams Wheelock (1838-1895), and Charles Adams Jr. (1845-1864); other family members; and friends and business associates. The collection consists primarily of correspondence. The collection consists primarily of correspondence received by Joseph Adams from family members and members of the Litchfield...
Dates: Created: 1798-1928; Other: Majority of material found in 1798-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1970

American Civil War Printed Ephemera

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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

John Quincy Ames papers

 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...
Dates: Created: 1834-1923; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/2005

Charles B. Andrews speeches

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-147-0
Scope and Contents Two speeches given by Gov. Charles B. Andrews of Litchfield, Conn., one in Wolcottville, Conn., on Sep 10, 1879 and one in Hartford on Sep 17, 1879.
Dates: Created: 1879

Beebe family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1918-19-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Beebe family of Litchfield, Conn., centering on Bezaleel Beebe, his father, and his descendents. The papers consist of correspondence, deeds, business records, military records, and other documents. The papers are arranged in three series: Series 1: Correspondence Series 2: Beebe, Bezaleel military papers Series 3: Other papers Bezaleel Beebe was born in 1741 in Litchfield, Conn., a son of Ebenezer Beebe (1716-1744) and Bethiel Osborn Beebe Peck (1722-1816). After serving...
Dates: Created: 1729-1913; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1918

Dr. Burritt North Birge log book copy

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1972-131-0
Scope and Contents The Dr. Burritt North Birge log book copy (1972-131-0) is a typewritten copy of the log kept by B.N. Birge, Surgeon's Steward of U.S. Gunboat Penobscot from October 19, 1863 to October 19, 1864. The copy was edited by E.C. Birge, Dr. Roy Bird Cook, and Margaret W. Kieffer.
Dates: Created: undated; Other: Date acquired: 12/06/1971

Bissell family collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1949-24-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Bissell and Bissell-Baldwin families, including family members, friends, and business associates. The collection consists of correspondence, business records, account books, and other records. Isaac Bissell (1682-1744) moved to Litchfield in 1723, where he owned a 60th share, approximately 700 acres. He was the father of ten children, including Benjamin (1717-1747) and Zebulon (1724-1777). The Bissells were farmers, although there is little material in the Society's...
Dates: Created: 1760-1926; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1949

Civil War covers collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1900-44-0
Scope and Contents Approximately 350 United States Civil War covers, including eagles, cartoons, banners and shields, flags, State of Connecticut and City of Hartford seals, men and women, and other designs.
Dates: Created: 1861-1865; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1900

Civil War soldier absentee voter registration list

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-281-0
Scope and Contents Lists date when received, name of soldier voting, town where he claimed the right to vote, company letter, and regiment, battery, or battalion number.
Dates: Created: 1864 Aug; Other: Date acquired: 11/09/2011

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United States. Army. Connecticut Artillery Regiment, 2nd (1863-1865) 4
Litchfield Historical Society (Litchfield, Conn.) 3
Plumb, Seth F., 1836-1864 3
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Adams, Joseph, 1764-1856 1
Alabama. Treasury Dept. 1
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Ames, John Quincy, 1845-1918 1
Andrews, Charles Bartlett, 1836-1902 1
Baldwin family 1
Beebe family 1
Beebe, Bezaleel, 1741-1824 1
Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887 1
Bird family 1
Birge, Burritt North, 1841-1900 1
Birge, E. C. 1
Birge, James, 1758-1850 1
Birmingham, Patrick 1
Bishop family 1
Bissell, John, 1807-1898 1
Bissell, Samantha J., 1834- 1
Bissell, Warren, 1836-1913 1
Bissell, William, 1810-1902 1
Bissell, Zebulon, 1724-1771 1
Booth, George F. 1
Cone, William H., 1840-1916 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Johnston's Brigade. 1
Connecticut. Militia 1
Connecticut. Treasury Department 1
Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961 1
Delaware. Treasury Dept. 1
First Congregational Church (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
Florida. Treasurer's Office 1
Georgia. Treasury Department 1
Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Connecticut 1
Grand Army of the Republic. Seth F. Plumb Post No. 80 (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
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Hall, William J., 1839-1912 1
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Hempstead, George Benjamin 1
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Kilbourn, Eliada, 1809-1883 1
Kilbourn, Myron E. 1
Kilburn family 1
Ladies Benevolent Society (Northfield, Conn.) 1
Lindley family 1
Lord, Miss 1
Lord, Mr. 1
Louisiana. Treasurer 1
Mackenzie, Ranald Slidell, 1840-1889 1
Maher, Patrick 1
Maryland. Treasury Department 1
Mason, E. Porter 1
Massachusetts. Treasury Dept. 1
McCall family 1
McCall, Benjamin, 1806-1895 1
McCall, Caroline Culver, 1801-1848 1
Mississippi. Treasury Department 1
Missouri. State Treasurer’s Office 1
New Hampshire. Treasury Department 1
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Newcomer, Caroline Annie Stoddard, 1852-1943 1
North Carolina. Treasurer 1
Osborn, Eliada Goodwin 1
Pennsylvania. Treasury 1
Perkins family 1
Perkins, Edwin B. 1
Phelps family 1
Phelps, Ethel L. (Ethel Lowerre), 1888-1969 1
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Plumb family 1
Plumb, William H., 1840-1916 1
Potter, George Wilson 1
Provost Marshal's Office. Fourth District. Connecticut 1
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Richards, George, 1816-1870 1
Roe, Katherine Bissell Bogert, 1852-1921 1
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Sedgwick, John, 1813-1864 1
Shaw, John W., active 1862-1864 1
Sheldon family 1
Sheldon, Daniel, 1750-1840 1
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