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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

George Lafayette Beal Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0867-sc
Abstract Papers of an army officer in the Civil War. Included are handwritten letters by George Lafayette Beal during the Civil War, a photocopy of an autobiography including Beal's service record, and a photograph of Beal.
Dates: 1861-1877

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0046
Abstract Contains Civil War correspondence of Frank L. Lemont (Company E, 5th Maine Regiment); letters of Charles Warner (145th New York Volunteers); diaries of John B. Bailey, Ezekiel Ellis, Edwin M. Truell and George Washington Verrill. Also contains record books.
Dates: circa 1860-1864

William Chase Crosby Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0701-sc
Abstract The papers of a farmer, businessman, and lawyer, of Atkinson and Bangor, Maine.
Dates: 1818-1881

Neal Dow Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0893-sc
Abstract A collection of items relating to Neal Dow. Included are a manuscript signed by Neal Dow criticizing the 1846 anti-liquor law of Maine because of its lenient penalties; two letters signed by Neal Dow, one to Mr. Benton dated Feb. 25, 1868 in which he asks why Blaine voted against impeachment, and one to Mr. Roberts dated March 6, 1894 in which he relates his Civil War experience, his capture, and exchange for Fitz Hugh Lee; a photocopy of a letter to Mr. Fessenden dated March 28, 1864 in which...
Dates: 1851-1971

Hamlin Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0219
Abstract The Hamlin family papers consist primarily of the personal, political and business papers of Hannibal Hamlin, his sons Charles, Cyrus, Hannibal E., and Frank Hamlin, Charles Hamlin's son, Charles E. Hamlin and his wife, Myra Sawyer Hamlin, and their daughter, Louise Hamlin. The collection also includes papers of Hannibal Hamlin's brother, Elijah L. Hamlin and his son, Augustus C. Hamlin, as well as photographs, and materials about other family members.
Dates: 1802-1975; Majority of material found within 1850-1911

R. W. Lambert Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 0731-sc
Abstract Three letters by R.W. Lambert in Butte des Morts, Wisconsin. One unsigned letter written April 5 [1857?] to "My Mother" relates to the political situation prior to the Civil War. One signed letter written August 31, 1857 to Mrs. Richard Lambert, Skowhegan, Maine includes a section written by R.W. Lambert's wife Jane. One signed letter written October 19, 1861 to "Absent friends" describes his 4 children.
Dates: 1851-1861

Joshua Lawrence Letter to Adjutant General of Maine

Identifier: SpC MS 1365-sc
Scope and Contents A letter written by Chamberlain to Maine's Adjutant General stating that the name of Daniel Donovan, a member of the 20th Maine Infantry Regiment, should be on the list in the Adjutant General's office of those present in the battle of Gettysburg.
Dates: 1902

Talbot-Whittier Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0488
Abstract Contains papers of various members of the Talbot family, a lumbering and shipping family from East Machias, Maine. Collection also contains business records of various vessels and businesses in Machias and East Machias, Maine.
Dates: 1789-1937; Majority of material found within 1849-1933

Benjamin Franklin Tefft Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0883-sc
Abstract The papers of a Methodist clergyman, teacher, and diplomat. Included are letters received by Dr. Tefft relating to education, Republican Party matters, and religious and diplomatic subjects relating chiefly to Sweden. Correspondents include Joshua Chamberlain, Hannibal Hamlin, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Lot Morrill, Enoch Pond, Israel Washburn, Jr., and F. W. Seward.
Dates: 1836-1882

United States Army Infantry Regiment, 8th, Company E Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0099
Abstract Records of the company including accounts and inventories kept by the captain of company clothing, equipment and ordnance as well as muster rolls, reports of manpower, company morning reports, etc.
Dates: 1861-1865

James B. Vickery Civil War Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0603
Abstract This collection contains official records from the 6th Maine Volunteer Infantry (Company E) and the 2nd Maine Volunteer Cavalry. Collection includes muster rolls, orders, quartermaster returns and casualty reports.
Dates: 1861-1865

James B. Vickery Manuscript Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0602
Abstract The Vickery manuscript collection contains a wide range of material related to Maine history, Maine families, Maine towns, and the Civil War, as well as a lot of general Maine material and some general interest material. The most prominent subjects include: Bangor, ME; Joshua L. Chamberlain; Civil War (mostly letters, organized by family name). Types of material include: correspondence; deeds; diaries; Maine families (history, genealogy,and letters); letters; Maine; marriage records;...
Dates: circa 1711-circa 1997; Majority of material found within 1800-1899