Connecticut -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
1861 May 1 - 1920 Dec 12 and unknown dates
Letter topics vary but include family matters, poems, and financial matters.
Two letters from Albert Wadhams of Goshen in 1866 and 1867 describe his efforts to apply for a bounty due to Richard R. Watson, a Corporal of Co. F 29th Connecticut Colored Infantry Volunteers.
American Civil War Printed ephemera
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.
Civil war broadside, "Litchfield Awake", about 1861
Litchfield awake. Volunteers to arms, enlist now and save your bounty. Poster for volunteers from town of Litchfield.
Civil War soldiers' monument, 1897
Brochure appealing for funds to move the Monument to Center Park, dated 10 April 1897. The Monument was erected in 1865 in the East Park from designs by George F. Bissell, sculptor.
Civil War, "Tableaux! in aid of the Soldiers Aid Association" poster for tableaux at Bulkley's Hall, 1864
"Tableaux! in aid of the Soldiers Aid Association" poster for tableaux at Bulkley's Hall, Litchfield.
Civil War Veterans record book
William H. Cone diary
Dr. James Russell Cumming papers
Letters and commissions of Dr. James Russell Cumming, Asisstant Surgeon and Surgeon, U.S. Army, 12th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers
Mason, George C. to "my dear friend", 1865
Two letters regarding the end of the U.S. Civil War; offers a proposition for leasing plantation land through the Freedman's Bureau and working them with paid labor of African Americans; notes that Northern men have made profits doing this and provides an estimate of anticipated costs and probable income.