United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.