Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
Minutes cover four meetings of the Commission and detail its planning for commemoration of the Civil War
Ohio History Connection
Contains miscellaneous materials pertaining to the celebration of the centennial of the Civil War. Much of the material concerns the role of railroads in the war
Maryland State Archives - Special Collections
In 1957, prompted by National Park Service and state of Pennsylvania's plans to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Civil War battles, Maryland's General Assembly passed a joint resolution that called for the appointment of a Centennial Celebration Commission of the Battle of Antietam (Laws of 1957, res. 23). Two years later, the governor appointed a commission to commemorate the Battle of Antietam and other campaigns fought on Maryland soil, as well as to erect a monument to the memory of Thomas Holliday Hicks, governor of Maryland 1857-1861 (Laws of 1959, res. 31)
Dartmouth College - Rauner Special Collections Library
The John McCoy Family papers contain letters, discharge papers, and pension payment records. The bulk of the letters are to Martha Black McCoy from her husband John McCoy after his likely enlistment as a substitute soldier for the Union Army during the Civil War. McCoy received a $627 bounty which was more than double the normal enlistment bounty at the time. The letters describe his time stationed at Fort Totten in New Bern, North Carolina as well as at other installations and include descriptions of his ongoing health problems, and hint at the financial pressures his wife and family faced at home as well as the difficulties in transferring enlistment money to a Canadian spouse. In addition to letters to his wife there is one letter to his son Archibald as well as a letter to his wife from a relative, Elizabeth Anderson, and a letter to John McCoy from William Weed. Additional documents relate to McCoy's service and marriage and include a discharge form, a pension payment form and a ... Read More
Indiana State Library - Manuscripts and Rare Books
This collection includes newsletters, entitled "Hardtack," beginning in 1983, as well as notes from annual executive board meetings, agendas of monthly meetings, lists of past presidents, and financial information. There are some handouts from speakers
Connecticut State Library
Announcements of dinners, trips to battlefields, etc. sent on postcards
Ohio History Connection
Auburn University
Includes press releases (1961-64) from the Alabama commission's Publicity Advisory Committee, chaired by Louis O. Brackeen of Auburn University; newsletters from the national Civil War Centennial Commission (1963-64), the Florida commission (1963-64), and the Potomac Edison Co. (1963-64); minutes (1963); correspondence (1959-63);pamphlets (1959-64); and miscellaneous organizational materials
Tennessee State Library and Archives
Consists primarily of correspondence dated mainly from 1961 to 1965. Most of the correspondence pertains to Stanley F. Horn and Campbell H. Brown. Of particular interest is the relationship between the National Civil War Centennial Commission and government officials in Tennessee prior to the establishment of the Commission. Other types of records include bulletins, minutes, news releases, and published material relating to the Civil War
Kansas State Historical Society
Records from the Kansas Civil War Centennial Commission include correspondence, reports sent and received by the Commission, some financial records, and other such related materials regarding the Commission's duties. See also Alan Farley's papers at the Kansas Historical Society; Farley was a member of the Commission