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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Abram L. Lowell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-727
Abstract

Collection consists of six bound notebooks owned by Lowell which document his education at New York University and work with patients, with entries regarding medical histories, present condition, and treatment.

Dates: 1859-1863

Andrew H. Norton and Charles D. Jones Civil War Letters to Sarah M. Jones

 Collection
Identifier: mss-889
Abstract

Collection consists of letters to Sarah M. Jones from her brother Charles D. Jones and from her friend, and later husband, Andrew H. Norton, both of whom were Union soldiers in the Civil War.

Dates: 1864-1866

Benedict Family Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: mss-287
Abstract

The Benedict Family papers consist of material from four generations and numerous members of the family, especially George Wyllys Benedict, George Grenville Benedict, and George Wyllys Benedict, II.

Dates: 1811-1969

Benjamin F. Hatch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-663
Abstract

Collection contains letters of Benjamin F. Hatch, of Hartland, VT, to his wife, Lucina, written during his service in the 12th Vermont Regiment in the Civil War. Also includes an unidentified diary, 1854-1855, his military discharge, and other, non-Civil War correspondence.

Dates: 1854-1875

Cargill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-087
Abstract

The collection contains several folders of correspondence, including a number of letters from George Cargill documenting his service during the Civil War. Also included are many of George Cargill’s collected poems and songs. Also in the collection are account books, a war conscription notice and miscellaneous scraps.

Dates: 1863-1885

Charles E. Parker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-045
Abstract

Charles Edmund Parker (1839-1923) was a prominent businessman of Vergennes, Vermont, Civil War veteran, and politician. The collection covers 1810-1943 and includes family and civil war era correspondence, militia records, business records, and photographs.

Dates: 1810-1943

Charles Manson Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: mss-726
Abstract

Collection contains 76 letters of Charles Manson, a soldier who served in the 12th Vermont Infantry and later in the 17th Vermont Infantry. He was seriously wounded in the assault on Petersburg, April 2, 1865.

Dates: 1862-1871

Francis O. Sawyer Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: mss-129
Abstract

The Francis O. Sawyer Papers consist of approximately one linear foot of manuscript material from the Quartermaster Corps, U.S. Volunteers.

Dates: 1862-1870

George Perkins Marsh Collection

 Collection
Identifier: mss-985
Abstract Collection includes correspondence, diaries (1864-82), notebooks (1834-86), and published works, relating to protective tariff, founding of Smithsonian Institute, Mexican War, Civil War, and other political issues during Marsh's congressional career; his impressions of Garabaldi and Italian unification while U.S. minister to Italy (1860-82); and comparative philosophy, Near Eastern Studies, Scandanavian Studies, conservation, book collecting, and other scholarly interests. Includes papers of...
Dates: 1812-1929

James Marsh Read Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-483
Abstract

James Marsh Read (1833-1865), an 1853 graduate of the University of Vermont, was an explorer of the American West and a Civil War soldier. He wrote critical essays about the events of the time and kept extensive correspondence with his family. These materials are combined with the collected research and manuscript of the collection’s donor, Gretchen Howe Miller, providing insight into James M. Read’s life and the issues of this period in American and Vermont history.

Dates: 1848-2004; Majority of material found within 1848 - 1866