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Papers of Edward Hastings Ripley - Ripley, Edward Hastings

The Ripley Papers are organized into four series: Correspondence, General Military Affairs, Ordnance Department Records, and Personal and Family Papers. Most of the collection concerns his Civil War service and command of the Ninth Vermont Regiment. Correspondence concerns Ripley's appointments and military orders, the occupation of Richmond, and Ripley's later research and writing about his war experiences. Recruitment papers from 1862 for Rutland County record the current residence, place of birth, age, complexion, eye and hair color, height and occupation for each recruit. Other military material includes muster rolls, a large number of ordnance reports and papers on arms and equipment rel

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George J. Stannard Letters - Stannard, George Jerrison

Two letters from George J. Stannard, written May 8, 1863, from Union Mills, VA.

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Josephine Gracie Letters - Gracie, Josephine Mayo

Five letters to Gen. Edward H. Ripley from Mrs. Josephine M. Gracie, of Richmond, Virginia, written during the time he was in command of the troops there.

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Edward H. Ripley Letter - Ripley, Edward Hastings

Letter from Gen. Edward H. Ripley, dated, Broad Rock, VA, June 12, 1865, requesting permission to go to Baltimore in advance of his regiment. With endorsements.

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Catherine Barry Letter - Barry, Catherine

Letter to Gen. Edward H. Ripley from Mrs. Catherine Barry, of Richford, VT, referring to the death of her son, with endorsements by Gen. Ripley.

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Edward Ripley Letter - Ripley, Edward Hastings

Autograph letter, 4 pp. with additional sheet of memoranda, from Col. Edward Ripley to his commanding officer, Newport Barracks, NC, February 20, 1864, urging the use of picket boat.

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Surrender Documents - United States. Army

Official manuscript. Copy of the cartel of surrender of the garrison at Harper's Ferry, September 15, 1862, with Gen. Edward Ripley's annotation on back.

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Isa E. Gray Letter - Gray, Isa E.

Letter from Mrs. Isa E. Gray, Boston, dated, July 17, 1863, to Mrs. Edward H. Ripley, asking for cloth and supplies.

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George J. Stannard Letter - Stannard, George Jerrison

Letter from Gen. George J. Stannard to Lieut. Col. E. S. Stowell, Surgeon W. B. Carpenter and Maj. Edward H. Ripley, dated May 8, 1863, Union Mills, VA, thanking them for the present of a fine parade horse.

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George J. Stannard Letter - Stannard, George Jerrison

Letter from Gen. George J. Stannard to Col. Edward H. Ripley, dated: In the Field, July 5, 1864, in relation to his orders to join his division before Petersburg.

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Confererate Letters taken by Ripley - Ripley, Edward Hastings

Two letters taken from contraband Confererate mail and preserved by Gen. Edward Ripley, with his annotations.

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George A. Bruce Letter - Bruce, George A.

Letter from George A. Bruce, of Boston, Massachusetts to Gen. Edward Ripley, enclosing copy of a letter from Gen. Weitzel to Horace Greeley, concerning the occupation of Richmond, Virginia.

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Edward H. Ripley Letter - Ripley, Edward Hastings

Copy of letter written by Gen. Edward H. Ripley to Gov. Frederick Holbrook, of Vermont, dated, West Point, Virginia, June 30, 1863, copy being in Gen.Ripley's own handwriting.

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Frederick Holbrook Letter - Holbrook, Frederick

Letter from Gov. Frederick Holbrook, of Vermont, dated Brattleboro, July 7, 1863, replying to Col. Edward Ripley's criticisms, with attached sheet of annotations by Gen. Ripley.

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Edward Ripley Discharge - United States. Army

Manuscript document. Discharge of Gen. Edward Ripley, dated, June 13, 1865, with endorsements.

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Frederick Schuyler Letter - Schuyler, Frederick

Letter to Gen. Edward H. Ripley, dated, Jefferson City, Missouri, June 13, 1865, from Frederick Schuyler, Acting Adj. Gen., acknowledging the receipt of colors of the 29th Infantry Missouri Volunteers, found in Libby prison.

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Edward H. Ripley Pension Certificate - United States. Pension Bureau

Pension certificate of Gen. Edward H. Ripley, dated May 17, 1913.

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Edward Ripley Letter - Ripley, Edward Hastings

Form letter from the Adj. Gen. to Gen. Edward Ripley, forwarding his commission as Brigadier General.

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Robert A. Ford Letter - Ford, Robert A.

Autograph letter to Gen. Edward H. Ripley from Robert A. Ford, of Kentucky, a prisoner in the city jail of Richmond, Virginia, dated April 3, 1865.

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Subscription List - United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 9th (1862-1865). Company B

Manuscript document. Subscription list with the signatures of Company B, 9th Vermont Volunteers for the presentation to Maj. Edward H. Ripley of sword, sash and belt.

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Edward H. Ripley Letter to War Department - Ripley, Edward Hastings

Autograph copy of letter addressed by Gen. Edward H. Ripley to the Assistant Adjutant General of War Department, Washington, January 3, 1865, with several official endorsements.

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John Osgood Letter - Osgood, John

Letter to Gen. Edward H. Ripley from John Osgood, congratulating Ripley on being in command of the first brigade to enter Richmond.

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Order - United States. Army

Official Order, dated Nov. 19, 1864, excusing Col. Edward Ripley from duty on account of sickness, with annotation by Ripley.

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J. Jourdan Letter - Jourdan, J. J.

Letter from Col. J. Jourdan to Col. Edward H. Ripley and Assistant Surgeon W. S. Vincent, relating to the sanitary conditions. (3 letters with additional sheet of annotations by Gen. Ripley.)

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J. Jourdan Letter - Jourdan, J. J.

Letter from Col. J. J. Jourdan to Col. Edward H. Ripley, dated Janury 11, 1864, relating to the preparation for a raid upon the enemy.

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T. S. Peck Letter - Peck, Theodore Safford

Letter, 3 pp., from Gen. T. S. Peck, Adj. Gen. of Vermont, to Gen. Edward H. Ripley, June 7, 1886, relating to the death and funeral of Gen. George Stannard.

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W. H. Stearns Letter - Stearns, W. H.

Letter from Gen. W. H. Stearns, of the Confederate Army, to Gen. Edward Ripley, asking that his wife and children be cared for by the Union Army.

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Edward H. Ripley Letter - Ripley, Edward Hastings

Letter from Gen. Edward H. Ripley to the Hon. Edwin S. Stanton, Secretary of War, dated May 3, 1865, asking permission to extend his leave of absence. Endorsements on back.

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Edward H. Ripley Letter - Ripley, Edward Hastings

Letter from General Edward Ripley, dated November 15, 1864, asking leave of absence, with Official Endorsements on back.

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George W. Bartlett Letter - Bartlett, George W.

Letter from George W. Bartlett, Provost Marshall, to Col. Edward H. Ripley, dated Beaufort, North Carolina, April 15, 1864, relating to conflict of authority, with Gen. Ripley's notations on back.

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Perley P. Pitkin Letter - Pitkin, Perley P.

Letter from Perley P. Pitkin, Quartermaster General of the State of Vermont, to Gen. Edward H. Ripley, dated November 14, 1865, requesting data for an inscription on tablet to be placed beneath Regimental Colors.

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John L. Merriam Receipt - Merriam, John L.

Receipt and bill-of-sale of black mare and saddle, dated, March 20, 1865, from Lieut. John L. Merriam to Gen. Edward Ripley.

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George F. Davis Receipted bill - United States. Army

Receipted bill from Quarter Master General George F. Davis, of Brattleboro, VT. for Col. Edward Ripley's sword, sash and belt, with Ripley's endorsements on back.

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J. P. Richmond Letter - Richmond, J. P.

Letter to Col. Edward Ripley from J. P. Richmond, Assistant Provost Marshall of Massachusetts, dated, New Berne, North Carolina, August 12, 1864, stating that he has enlisted two men to be assigned to Ripley's regiment, with interesting annotations by Ripley on the back.

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Walter J. Poor Letter - Poor, Walter J.

Letter from Lt. Col. Walter J. Poor, 2nd NC Union Volunteers, Beaufort, North Carolina, April 24, 1864, to Col. Edward H. Ripley on the subject of the morale of the troops.

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Samuel Williams Letter - Williams, Samuel

Letter from Samuel Williams, Brattleboro, Vermont dated June 4, 1862, to Col. Edward Ripley sending him commission as Justice of the Peace for recruiting purposes.

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W. Austin Letter - Austin, W.

Letter from Maj. W. Austin, USA Mustering Officer, congratulating Col. Edward Ripley on his rapid promotion, with annotations by Gen. Ripley on attached sheet.

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Edward Ripley Regimental reports - Ripley, Edward Hastings

Regimental reports from Gen. Edward Ripley, Virginia, 1865. (7 sheets or part sheets.)

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Lewis Bisonette Diary Page - Bisonette, Lewis

Sheet from the personal diary of Lewis Bisonette dated, October 9, 1864, concerning cleaning Col. Edward Ripley's clothes, with notation in pencil by Gen. Ripley.

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Herman Seligman Letter - Seligman, Herman

Letter to Col. Manning, Provost Marshall, Richmond, VA, April 4, 1865, signed by Capt. Herman Seligman, giving Gen. Edward H. Ripley's commendation of L. O. Cameron.

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Peter T. Washburn Letters - Washburn, Peter T.

Letters to General Edward H. Ripley from Peter T. Washburn, Adj. Gen. State of Vermont.

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Richmond Occupation Related Records - Ripley, Edward Hastings

Copies of War Records given to Gen. Edward H. Ripley, relating to his office as commanding officer of the city of Richmond, after the surrender; especially that from Rev. Charles Minnigerode, rector of St. Paul's Church.

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9th Regiment Vermont Volunteers Muster rolls - Ripley, Edward Hastings

Muster rolls, 9th Regiment Vermont Volunteers, Gen. Edward H. Ripley papers.

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Edward H. Ripley Army Orders - United States. Army

Army orders issued to General Edward H. Ripley, commanding officer of the 9th Reg. Vt. Volunteers, USA.

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Edward H. Ripley Manuscript - Ripley, Edward Hastings

Manuscript. Paper read by Edward H. Ripley before the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of New York, December 5, 1906, on Final Scenes at the Capture and Occupation of Richmond, April 3, 1865. Paper has autograph corrections and additions. Mentions correspondence with Josephine Gracie. Ends with description of Ripley's experiences at the time of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

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Edward H. Ripley Commissions - United States. Army

Four commissions on vellum issued to Edward H. Ripley, appointing him to different offices in the Union Army, viz., Captain, Lieut. Colonel, Major, and Colonel. Signed by Gov. Frederick Holbrook. Also two commissions appointing Edward H. Ripley Colonel and Aide-de-Camp to Gov. John R. Page, 1867.

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Edward Ripley Military Documents - Ripley, Edward Hastings

Ordnance papers and receipts, General Edward Ripley collection. Muster rolls, 9th Vt. Volunteers.

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Charles H. Ripley Commission - United States. Army

Manuscript document. Commission issued to Charles H. Ripley, August 18, 1865, as Captain and Aide-de-Camp. Signed by J. Gregory Smith, Governor of Vermont.

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Charles H. Ripley Discharge - United States. Army

Manuscript document. Discharge paper of Charles H. Ripley, Captain of Company K, 12th Regiment of Vermont Volunteers. Dated, July 14, 1863, "by reason of the expiration of term of service." Signed by W. Austin, Major U. S. A., Mustering Officer.

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Civil War Records: Letters - Sumner, William J.

Group of letters from several different soldiers written during the Civil War and discussing their experiences and one letter to a soldier. Many addressed to "Friend Wilbur" from Andrew W. Kezer, William H. Petrie, and Henry Holt all from Hartland, Vermont. Mention band, and mutual friends including "Crayton" of "Craydon". Also a long letter dated August 13, 1861 to "Croydon," apparently in the Army, signed Wm J. Sumner, of Hartland; discusses friendship, being careful about purchases, Vermont regiments, bands, and local entertainments. Seven sheets of letters dated 1861 from Andrew W. Kezer of the Third Vermont Regiment, all addressed to friend Wilber. Discuss travel, camp life, adv

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Civil War Records -

Diverse collection of 134 items related to Vermont's involvement in the American Civil War: letters of Charles P. Goodrich (10), letters of Thomas Clark (42), Edmund A. Morse manuscript, eleven letters by various writers, letters of Royal D. King (58), and four issues of the Rutland Daily Herald issues on Lincoln's assassination in 1865.

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Civil War Records: Letters of Charles P. Goodrich - Goodrich, Charles P.

Ten letters from Charles P. Goodrich to his wife from May 7, 1863 to February 13 1864.

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Civil War Records: Letters of Thomas Clark - Clark, Thomas

Thirty-six letters are from Thomas Clark to his mother Ruth Clark between 1863-1865 (One letter dated 1864 is from his mother to Thomas, with his reply to her added at the end), four letters from Joseph Clark to "respected companion," and one letter dated 1886 from Dannemora, New York is signed Ruth M. York.

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Civil War Records: Reminiscences of Edmund A. Morse - Morse, Edmund A.

Consists of 51 leaves containing 79 pages of manuscript on Union occupation of New Orleans and one photograph (12" x 8.5") of a train in New Orleans inscribed on the back "E.A. Morse / Engine used at New Orleans."

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Civil War Records: Letters of Royal D. King - King, Royal D.

Fifty-eight letters from Royal D. King: fifty-two to his older sister Maria E.; two to his father Horace; one to J.S. Adams regarding school affairs in 1863; one to the Cashier of the Mutual Bank in 1863 regarding a withdrawal; and two to unkown persons. One of the last describes his Gettysburg, PA experience and care for the wounded afterwards.

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Civil War Records: Letters of Peter T. Washburn - Washburn, Peter T.

Three letters to Solomon Foot dated February 14, 1862, May 5, 1862, and February 22, 1865, with a commission issued by Peter T. Washburn to Friend Chapman in 1841.

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Civil War Records: Letter of Thomas Scott to Justin A. Morrill - Scott, Thomas

One letter with envelop dated May 6, 1862 from Thomas Scott to U.S. Representative Justin A. Morrill regarding the bounty and pay owed to his son who was killed near Yorktown April 16, 1862.

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Civil War Records: Lincoln Assassination - Rutland Herald

Four issues of the Rutland Daily Herald detailing the news about Lincoln's assination, Secretary Seward and his son Frederick's attack, and the capture of John Wilkes Booth.

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Henry Cushman Letter - Cushman, Henry Theodore

Large letter paper folded into four pages from Henry Cushman to his brother, dated October 4, 1862. He writes about how homesick he is. Mentions his work as quartermaster and a problem with the books.

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Solomon Foot Papers - Park, Trenor W.

Chiefly letters to Solomon Foot (1802-1866) who served as United States Senator from Vermont. Includes forty-eight letters between 1854 and 1866 (bulk 1861-1862) from or on behalf of Governor Erastus Fairbanks to Foot; (1854, 1861) seven Civil War letters from Governor Frederick Holbrook (1862-1863), eight letters from Paul Dillingham (1862-1866).

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Henry Cushman Letterr - Cushman, Henry Theodore

a. May 31, 1862 letter "Camp near Richmond, Virginia" from Henry Cushman to his half brother, J. Halsey Cushman, whom he addressed as "brother". From the letter it is evident that he was part of or witnessed the battle known as "Fair Oaks" or "Seven Pines". b. Explanation of the events described in this letter written by John J. Baker of "Bennington-on-the-hill", March 26, 1874. Typed transcription of both letters in the object file for the letters.

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Cushman Family Papers - Cushman Family

Papers of Henry Theodore Cushman (1844-1922) (founder of the H.T. Cushman Manufacturing Company) together with a few scattered papers of other members of the Cushman family of Bennington, Vermont. There are seven letters by Henry T. Cushman written during his army service in the 4th Vermont Volunteers in the Civil War, detailing experiences in the Peninsula Campaign of 1862 and his work as a regimental quartermaster. The golden wedding anniversary of Henry T. Cushman and Eliza Hall Cushman in 1917 is well documented by a record book containing names of those attending, newspaper clippings, and congratulatory telegrams. A scrapbook contains many letters and cards received on the occasion. Othe

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Henry Cushman Letter - Cushman, Henry Theodore

Folded lined letter from Henry Cushman to his brother. Dated Richmond, Viginia, April 30, 1865. Describes a tour of the Libby Prison given to him and a friend by Captain Corcoran.

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Henry Cushman Letter - Cushman, Henry Theodore

Folded letter dated "In Camp" June 28, 1865 from Henry Cushman to his brother. Written on letterhead from the "U.S. Christian Commission". Trying to collect money owed to him and his brother from Army service.

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Henry Cushman Letter - Cushman, Henry Theodore

Letter from Henry Cushman to Sister Mary dated Camp Winfield Scott near Yorktown, Virginia, April 20, 1862. Description of the battle field and the truce called to bury the dead. Mentions bravery of men, and of Captain Pratt in particular.

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Henry Cushman Letter - Cushman, Henry Theodore

Nine page letter dated August 22, 1864. Written in compliance with General Order Number 29 includes a personal report of marches, battles, etc., of the writer, Henry Cushman and the reports of of Companies A and B. Starts July 1, 1863 to July 30, 1864. The paper is long and line, with an embossed crest in the upper left. Pages numbered at top 1-7 and 17-18.

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Civil War Records: Gettysburg: Vermont Monuments - Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association

Vermont Day Gettysburg, Oct. 9, '89 Programme. Dedication of Vermont monuments.

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Solomon Foot Papers -

Various letters and invitations requesting help with appointments and passports, reporting on battles and military matters during the Civil War. One letter to Foot from the New York Sate librarian regarding a medal for Ulysses S. Grant.

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Hall-Cushman Family Papers - Hall Family

This collection consists of records, chiefly correspondence, of Hiland Hall and his family and Civil War and business records of Henry T. Cushman. The Hall family correspondence is mostly letters to Hiland Hall from his wife Dolly, two sons (Henry D. Hall and Nathaniel B. Hall), and Martha B. Hall (wife of Nathaniel B. Hall). There are two folders of letters by Hiland Hall, mostly to his wife Dolly and son Henry from 1838 to 1841 when he was serving in the United States House of Representatives. Henry D. Hall's early letters to his parents are written from Fayetteville (Newfane), Vermont. Later letters to his father concern family, business, and local affairs. Letters to Henry D. Hall are

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Civil War Records: General -

General material relating to the Civil War. Roll of the Second Company; Letter on War Department, Bureau of Refugees, Freedman, and Abandoned Lands stationary; Civil War Pension application assistance.

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Civil War Records: Letters - Preston, A.W.

Two letters written during the Civil War. First from Lewis Young addressed "Dear Sir" (or "Sis") containing greetings, inquired after health and repeated statements that he has nothing to write. Letter from A. W. Preston to Colonel Proctor regarding command appointment.

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Edward H. Ripley Commission - United States. Army

Printed document with names and dates handwritten. Commission issued to Edward H. Ripley, appointing him Brigadier General in the United States Army. August 1, 1864.

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Discharge paper of Oscar P. Jordan - United States. Army

Discharge paper of Oscar P. Jordan, private of Captain Henry E. Alvord's Company, Second Regiment of Cavalry, Massachusetts volunteers, enrolled the 7th day of June, 1864. Discharge dated July 20, 1865, Fairfax Court House, Virginia. Includes information on Jordan's physical characteristics, age and place of birth (Vermont). Has paymaster stamp dated August 3, 1865 indicating "Paid in Full".

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Eleazar Kendall Letter - Kendall, Eleazar

Signed letter, dated, "Camp at the Station, Fairfax, Virginia." Signed by Eleazar Kendall, 14th Regiment of Vermont Volunteers. February 8, 1863. Descibes impressions of Virginia, recent experiences and possible upcoming campaign in Viriginia.

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Vermont General Order 5 and 12 - Vermont. Militia

a) One copy of Vermont General Order # 5. Regulations for completion of organization of companies of Militia and for Draft. Consists of 15 pages with green paper cover. Printed by Walton's Steam Press, Montpelier. b) One copy of Vermont General Order #12. "Rules and Regulations for the Cavalry and Light Artillery of the Organized Militia". Consists of 14 pages with tan paper cover. Printed by Walton's Steam Printing Establishment, Montpelier.

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Monitor Envelope -

Civil War envelope, with picture of "The great naval battle between Ericsson's Monitor and the Merrimac, March 9, 1862". Image printed in blue at top. Envelope addressed to "Mr. Elisha Hitchcock / Portland / Maine". Very light post mark.

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Norman Puffer Article 1912 - Bennington Banner

Article by Norman Puffer in the Bennington Banner, dated May 10, 1912, titled "Bennington Men Who Fought in the Civil War." Includes an image of Puffer. Introduction indicates that Puffer researched and wrote the article. Includes information on the various companies, regiments and batteries from Vermont along with lists of names of men who served.

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Charles F.C. Ray Discharge Paper 1863 - United States. Army

Discharge papers for Private Charles F.C. Ray, dated 30 July 1863. He served under Captain Ransom O. Gore, Company A, 14th Vermont Regiment. Stamped with "Paid in Full" stamp at center. Unfilled "Oath of Identity" printed on reverse. Ray is described as being 18 years of age at the time of his discharge.

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Major General William Young Warren Ripley Broadside -

Broadside. Sketch of the life of Major General William Young Warren Ripley.

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William Y.W. Ripley letter from H. Baxter 1861 - Vermont Adjutant and Inspector General's Office.

Letter to Capt. William Y. Ripley, "Company D, 1st Regiment Vermont M." Signed by H. Henry Baxter, pledging his assistance in caring for the families of men at the front.

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William Y.W. Ripley letter from H.Baxter 2 - Baxter, H. Henry

Letter to Capt. William Y. W. Ripley. Dated April 23, 1861, listing officers he must have for his Company as well as requesting eith uniforms. Notes they will be mustering in one week to ten days. Signed, H. Henry Baxter.

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William Y.W. Ripley letter from C. Linsley - Linsley, Charles

Letter to Capt. William Y. Ripley, dated, April 22, 1861, contributing ten dollars for his company. Signed by Charles Linsley.

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William H Cady Commissions - Vermont

Two printed commissions of William H. Cady dated 1864 and 1865, granting him the rank of Captain and Lieutenant Colonel. Both with green embossed seal.

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Civil War Supply Documents - United States. Army

Group of documents from Captain Albert Walker, Commissary of Subsistence, United States Volunteers, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5 Ale (?). Documents regarding rations, "Abstract of Contingencies", pay records, and other orders. Many records contain lists of names of men. Records of supplies and rations received in the field in Virginia in early 1865 January and February. Noted near Petersburgh VA. Manila envelope also contained in folder.

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H.Stoughton to J. Morrill 1867 - Stoughton, H.P.

Letter (2 pp.) to Hon. J. S. Morrill from H. P. Stoughton, Lieut. Col. 2nd U. S. S. S. Dated, West Randolph, Vermont, November 30, 1867. Stoughton is seeking assistance in obtaining benefits from his service during the Civil War. Stoughton mentions being a POW for several months.

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Soldier's News-Letter 1862 - Soldier's News-Letter

Printed documents. Two copies of "Soldier's News-Letter:" No. 1, Vol. 1 and No. 3, Vol. 1. Published at Ship Island, Harrison Co., Miss., A. W. Eastman, Editor and Proprietor. Dated, May 10 and 24, 1862. Various new reports and misc. on the war. Especially focused on the Union victory in New Orleans. Union based publication.

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A.B. Valentine Civil War Papers -

Papers related to the military service of A.B. Valentine during the Civil War. Majority of the papers relate to Valentine's duties as a Captain in the Commissary Department, Subsistence Department, Army of the Potomec. Papers include several commissions, bond and property receipts, tax receipts and taxes withheld on clerks in the Commissary of Subsistence Department. Includes discharge papers dated July 14, 1864. Also includes two pamphlets regarding personnel in the Subsistence Department. Two late 19th cent. prints of A.B. Valentine and Joel Valentine are included.

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A.B. Valentine Civil War Correspondence - Valentine, Alonzo Buckingham

Correspondence related to A. B. Valentine and his service in the Commissary Department during the Civil War. The majority of the correspondence dates from April-July 1864 and deals with disputed orders given to Valentine by his commanding officer L.A. Grant. It appears that Grant ordered Valentine to give rations above and beyond the number of men in attendence. Correpsondence includes recommendations of other officers on the disagreement. File also includes two letters from 1882 and an envelope of notes addressed to Mrs. A.B. Valentine. These seem to be copies of orders and telegrams sent out April 1865. Refers to Lincoln's assassination and other events.

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W.G. Veazey Telegram - Washburn, Peter T.

Telegram to Col. Wheelock G. Veazey. Dated, October 6, 1862. Signed by Peter T. Washburne. States the 16th regiment is ordered into camp on Thursday.

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Shaftsbury Civil War Recruitment Records -

Documents related to Norman Bottum and his work recruiting men for the Shaftsbury Militia during the Civil War. Include various rosters and lists of men, correspondence, receipts for payments to soldiers and/or their families, etc.

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John Hastings Account Books and Diary - Hastings, John

Vol. I and 2 of account book/diary of John Hastings. Vol 1: Started 1829. Includes both accounts as well as a diary. Diary is very detailed from Sept. 1860-April 1862. Mentions election of 1860, the Civil War, activities in general, thoughts, weather, the death of his wife, etc. Vol. 2: 1832-1846. Letter copy book. About ΒΌ full. Mostly from Watervliet, New York. Dates 1831-1846. Mainly focuses on the manufacture and sale of ink as well as some family issues.

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James Walbridge Company A Muster Roll - United States. Army

Muster Roll of Company A, Second Vermont Volunteers, James H. Walbridge, Captain. Includes lists of names of men, ages, where and when they enlisted and last pay.

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James Walbridge 2nd Regiment Allotment - United States. Army

Allotment Roll, Company A, Second Vermont Volunteers, Captain James H. Walbridge. Includes men's names, rank, pay per month, etc.

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Vermont War Claims 1871 - Vermont Auditor's Office.

Letter (1 p.) Statement of War Claims. Signed, W. G. Ferrin, State Auditor. Lists war claims, amounts and decisions on the claims.

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Vermont War Claims 1867 -

Statement of Outstanding Differences in War Claims. Includes amounts and reasons. From Office of 3rd Auditor. Signed, W. G. Finney, Clerk.

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J. Ladd to Justin Morrill - Vermont Auditor's Office.

Letter (2 pp.) to Hon. Justin S. Morrill from Jed P. Ladd. Dated, Auditor's Office, State of Vermont, January 18, 1878. Discussess an upcoming amendment in congress and requests that petition be held.

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Jed Ladd to J. Morrill - Vermont Auditor's Office.

Letter (2 pp.) to Hon. Justin S. Morrill from Jed P. Ladd. Dated, Auditor's Office, January 7, 1878. Discusses suspended war claims and other issues.

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Jed Ladd from Horace Fairbanks - Vermont Executive Department.

Letter (1 p.) to Hon. Jed P. Ladd, from Horace Fairbanks. Dated, Excise Department State of Vermont, January 2, 1878.

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Otis Warren Military Discharge Paper - United States. Army

A discharge paper of Private Otis Warren. Dated the 29th day of June 1865. Indicates that Warren was enrolled in NY Volunteer regiment in 1863. Gives a physcial description of Otis as well.

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Sarah Warren Pension Letter - United States. Pension Bureau

Notice of Issue dated October 29, 1906 from the Treasury Dept. of Internal Bureau of Pensions, Washington, D.C. Approving Sarah Warren to receive a pension based upon her husband, Otis Warren's service during the Civil War. Certificate referred to in the letter is item # 1994.137.2