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Captain Bailey Bodwell's Company of U.S. Volunteers Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0882-sc

Scope and Content Note

The records for a company of volunteers commanded by Bailey Bodwell during the War of 1812. The records begin in Norway, Maine in January 1813 and end in July 1813. Records include requisitions for provisions, morning reports, and regimental orders. Portions of the record include business records of Bailey Bodwell written 1816 to 1822.

Dates

  • 1813-1822

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Bailey Bodwell was born in Methuen, Massachusetts in 1777. His wife Nancy was born in Westbrook, Maine in 1779. They had nine children. They came to Norway, probably in 1799. He ran a cloth dressing establishment and built the first saw mill at Steep Falls. He was elected Captain of the first South Norway Company, organized in 1809 and raised a company for service in the War of 1812. He died in Portland in 1856.

Extent

1 folder (1 item : 32 cm.)

Overview

The records for a company of volunteers commanded by Bailey Bodwell during the War of 1812. The records begin in Norway, Maine in January 1813 and end in July 1813. Records include requisitions for provisions, morning reports, and regimental orders. Portions of the record include business records of Bailey Bodwell written 1816 to 1822.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from DeWolf & Wood in November 1995.

Title
Guide to the Captain Bailey Bodwell's Company of U.S. Volunteers Records
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686