Connecticut -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
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, "Tableaux! in aid of the Soldiers Aid Association" poster for tableaux at Bulkley's Hall, 1864
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
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.