This volume records the names of men who filed bounty claims Each entry provides name, rank, company, and regiment. No information is provided on the date the claim was filed, amount claimed, or if the claim was awarded. There are no dates contained within the volume but it was probably compiled sometime between 1865 and 1868 when the majority of claims were filed
This series consists almost entirely of duplicate correspondence and special orders dating between May and August 1861 In addition, there are a few items dating from 1862 and one document dating from 1866. These are mainly copies of bills, vouchers and ordnance inventories. The correspondence in this series deals almost exclusively with the organization and supply of volunteer units raised by the state in response to President Lincoln's call for men in 1861. To a lesser extent, the documents also deal with state militia units
11 AlsS by A.P.R. (4 to his wife Kate); 52 civil-war-period letters from Kate Rockwell to A.P.R., plus 3 written to her by others; various post-war letters to A.P.R., manuscript documents, one of which is about the 10th Corps (p. 1-7, 50-74); miscellaneous post-war letters from various correspondents; miscellaneous items (portable writing case, eyeglasses, 5 photographs, manuscript documents, autograph album belonging to "Lyda.".
Diaries kept by Capt. Noel from Libby Prison from June 12th 1863- March 23rd 1864; accounts of his capture and subsequent march to Libby Prison; observations on rations, behavior of the guards, his escape, and the progress of the war
During his enlistment, John Burke participated (among others) in the following battles: Moorefield, McDowell, Cross Keys, Freeman's Ford, Cedar Mountain, Second Bull Run, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Chattanooga and Gettysburg. Many of these campaigns are described in these letters written home to mother, sister, and brother
The earliest letter, dated 1858 Nov. 3, is addressed to the writer's sister on the occasion of her 20th birthday. The remaining letters, dated 13 Jan. 1863-22 Aug. 1864, were written while Nutting was serving in the 6th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry Regiment. They are addressed "Dear Mother & Sister" or sometimes "Dear Mother." They contain primarily descriptions of his health, which was poor, or requests for money or articles of clothing, or promises to send them money, or descriptions of plans to try to obtain a medical discharge from the army. Cpl. Nutting died 31 Dec. 1864
New York State Library - Manuscripts and Special Collections
Letter written at Mechanicville, N.Y. to James W. Howarth. "Your letter was duly received this morning in reply will say we have had letters ever since his fall for his autograph I have look over our letters over two hours today to find one I find some that has Col. Ellsworth, but not with the Col. E.E. Ellsworth on, ..." Also includes autographs of Col. E.E. Ellsworth and F.E. Brownell