Litchfield (Conn.) -- History, Military
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Content Description Beckwith, J.G. to Sutherland, Josiah (2015-69-0) A hand written letter by Beckwith to Southerland. Although having acquired other references from prominent sources he is now requesting a character reference to get his son into West Point.
Scope and Contents Dated from Litchfield, subscribers enlist as Private soldiers in a Regiment to be commanded by Col. Andrew Ward, Jr. under the command of Major General Lee for the term of eight weeks. The subscribers are convinced of the necessity of a body of forces to defeat the enemy. Added to the Beebe family papers.
Dates: Created: 1776 Jan 21; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1917
Collection — Box 1-7
Scope and Contents The personal papersof the Thompson family (1929-01-0, 3 linear feet) consists of correspondence, notes, personal manuscripts and newspaper publications of various writings of Esther H. Thompson on various topics pertaining to the history of Litchfield, including her childhood recollections of troops mustering for the Civil War on the town green. Also included is information on botany and other topics relating to the Village Improvement Society. Additionally, the collection contains personal and...
Dates: 1786-1929; Majority of material found within 1802-1929