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Special Collections: Guide to the Paul W. Bean Collection

Summary Information:

Collection Title: Bean, (Paul W.) Collection
Date of Collection:
1860-1864
Box Numbers: 277-281a

Administrative Information:

Provenance: Gift of Mrs. Paul W. Bean, 1972
Access Restrictions: Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval
Preferred Citation: Paul W. Bean Collection, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine
Copyright: Contact department for copyright information

For Additional Information:

Special Collections
University of Maine
5729 Fogler Library
Orono, Maine 04469-5729
(207) 581-1686

Biographical Information:

Paul W. Bean (1914-1971), graduate of the University of Maine in 1935, was a collector of books and documents relating to the Civil War.

Contents:

Civil War correspondence of Frank L. Lemont, company E. 5th Maine Regt.; letters of Charles Warner, 145th New York Volunteers; diaries of John B. Bailey, M.P. Chase, Ezekiel Ellis, Edwin M. Truell, and George Washington Verrill; record books of the 23d Maine Regt.; and prints, photos and scrapbooks.

Arrangement:

Arranged as Paul Bean arranged it.

Finding Aid:

Box 277

Box 277 f 1

Bailey, John B.  Diary, Oct. 7, 1861-Oct. 5, 1862. v.

Box 277 f 2 Chase, M. P.  Diary, Jan. 1 1864 - Jan. 1, 1865? v.
Box 277 f 3 Chase, M. P.  Letter 1866, December 8, Boston, Mass., to Dear wife. unpaged.
Box 277 f 4

Ellis, Ezekiel.  Diary, September 25, 1863-June 19, 1864.

Box 277 f 5 Lemont, Frank L., 1841- .  Letters (66) from Frank L. Lemont, Co. E, 5th Maine to family members in Maine June 30, 1861-March 29, 1864. (1 of 2)
Box 277 f 6 Lemont, Frank L., 1841- .  Letters (66) from Frank L. Lemont, Co. E, 5th Maine to family members in Maine June 30, 1861-March 29, 1864. (2 of 2)
Box 277 f 7 Letters (62) from family members to Frank L. Lemont, 5th Regiment, Maine Volunteers, Infantry, Jan. 26, 1861- Nov. 1, 1863. (1 of 2)
Box 277 f 8 Letters (62) from family members to Frank L. Lemont, 5th Regiment, Maine Volunteers, Infantry, Jan. 26, 1861- Nov. 1, 1863. (2 of 2)  
Box 277 f 9 Warner, Charles  Letters (86) of Charles Warner, 145th New York Volunteers. Infantry, to members of his family in Williamsburg, Mass., 1864-1964. (1 of 3)
Box 277 f10 Warner, Charles  Letters (86) of Charles Warner, 145th New York Volunteers. Infantry, to members of his family in Williamsburg, Mass., 1864-1964. (2 of 3)
Box 277 f11 Warner, Charles  Letters (86) of Charles Warner, 145th New York Volunteers. Infantry, to members of his family in Williamsburg, Mass., 1864-1964. (3 of 3)
Box 277 f12 O'Brien, Francis  Letter to Paul, November 27, 1962, relating to George Washington Verrill and his diaries. 1p.
Box 277 f13 Truell, Edwin M.  Diary, Co.  E. 12th Regt. [Wis?] Vol.     October 20, 1862- October I0, 1863. v.
Box 277 f14 Truell, Edwin M.  Diary, Co. E I2th [Wis?] 3rd Brigade, 4th Div., Nov. 15, 1863- June 20 [1864?]. v.
Box 277 f15 Truell, Edwin M.  Diary of Edwin M. Truell, Co. E 12 [Wis?] Vet. Vol. First Brigade Fourth Division, 17th Army Corps. June 20, 1864 June 5., 1866.
Box 277 f16 Verrill, George Washington.  Diary of G. W. Verrill, 17th Regiment, Maine Volunteers, Norway, Maine, Wednesday, July 30, 1862- Sunday, November 30, 1862. 72+p.    
ox 277 f17 Verrill, George Washington.  Diary of G. W. Verrill commencing with his camp life, July 30, 1862- Wed., March 25, 1863.
Box 277 f18 Verrill, George Washington.  Diary, 1864-5, Captain G. W. Verrill, 17th Maine Volunteers Sunday Sept. 18, 1864- Friday, May 5, 1865. 89p.

 

Box 278

 

Box 278 f 1 Receipt, 1924 April 25, certifying that Mrs. Elsie Madden has donated five dollars to the Women of the Ku Klux Klan (Inc.), Realm of Maine. Signed by Flora L. Hothorne. 1 item.
Box 278 f 2 U.S. Army promotion, 1864 March 1, promoting Charles W. Jordon to sergeant in Company A, Thirtieth Regiment of "Me. Vet. Vols. Infantry." Signed by John A[?] Kendall and Colonel Francis Fessenden.
Box 278 f 3 Verrill, George Washington.  Diary of G.W. Verrill, commencing with his camp Life, July 30, 1862 - March 25, 1863. 3 copies.
Box 278 f 4 Rich, James M.  Diary of James M. Rich of Bangor, Maine, private, 1st Maine Heavy Artillery. August 25, 1862 to June 10, 1865.
Box 278 f 5  Letters, 1861-1864. 25 items. Hand-written copies.  L.H. Whitaker, Nelson C. Perry, George L. Armstrong, D.B. Richardson, William A. Wilson.
Box 278 f 6 Truell, Edwin M.  Diaries of Edwin M. Truell, Co. E 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry 1st Brig. 4th Div. 17th Army Corps. Dept. of Tennessee.Oct. 1862 - June 1866. 3 v.
Box 278 f 7 Wilson, William A.  Letter, 1861 Dec. 21, U.S. Schooner Maria A. Wood, at sea to Master Abriham Robertson. 2 p.
Box 278 f 8 The third army corps. [4p.] Contains list of commanders, division commanders, and composition of divisions.
Box 278 f 9 Ething, Charles.  Voucher, 1864 September 30, showing amount spent on two personal servants from Sept. 1 to Sept. 30, 1864.
Box 278 f 10 Dadmun, J.W.  Army and Navy melodies: a collection of hymns and tunes, religious and patriotic. Original and selected, by Rev. J. W. Dadmun and Rev. Arthur B. Fuller. Boston, Magee, 1862. 63 p.
Box 278 f 11 Ink blotter depicting Union Corps badge insignias and medals 1 item.
Box 278 f 12 The flags of the Confederate States of America. [n.p.] [c1907] "By authority of the United Confederate Veterans."
Box 278 f 13  Johnson, Seale.  Letter, 186(?). Krismas (sic), Jaxsan, Tinysea (sic) to "Dear frens"; and photocopy of Civil War drummer boy. 2 Items.
Box 278 f 14 Report of the Committee on Pensions to the National Encampment, Grand Army of the Republic, Washington, D.C.  October 9th, 1902. 8 p.
Box 278 f 15  Hamilton, A. G.  Escaping with Rose from Libby Prison. Newspaper clipping from the Washington, D.C. National Tribune, Thursday, March 11, 1926.
Box 278 f 16 Stevens, Ada G.  Letter, 1922 August 30, to the "Commander of the G.A.R. in Auburn." [1]p.
Box 278 f 17 Hults, Ellsworth H.  Letters, 1864 May 15 - Aug. 6. 4 items.
Box 278 f 18 Hults, Ellsworth H.  Diary, Feb. 18, 1864 - Nov. 3, 1864.     119 [4] p.
Box 278 f 19 Envelope with colored illustrations of men in Civil War uniforms printed on the back. 1 item.
Box 278 f 20 Newspapers relating to battles, men, and other events connected with the Civil war. 10 items.
Box 278 f 21 Resolves of 15th V[ermon]t Vol[unteer]s occupying camp of 2d Mass. (i.e. Massachusetts) Regiment. [2]p.
Box 278 f 22 Muster-out roll of John R. Clough, 1st Lt., 95th U.S.C. Infantry, November 5th, 1864.
Box 278 f 23  Gould, John.  The reunion. [6] p. From Yankee Magazlne, August. 1969. Relates to last Regimental Reunion of the 16th Malne.
Box 278 f 24

Kimball, Carol W.  The Valentine's day ironclad. [10] p. 

Box 278 f 25   Everett, John H.  Letter, 1863 March 22, Portsmouth, to Mrs. Leonard Everett (Mother"), Kenduskeag, Me. [4]p.
Box 278 f 26 Deed, 1836 June 15, by which Joseph R. Lambert, Messenger Fisher, Frederick F. French, and David Greeley sold land in Brewer, Maine to Joshua Chamberlain, Jr.
Box 278 f 27 Sawtell, Nathan.  Military promotion, 1802 Sept. 2, appointing Samuel Sawtell to second corporal.Verso: contains certification of discharge of Samuel Sawtell from belng corporal in the company of Nathan Sawtell, dated 1806.
Box 278 f 28 Three stages in the life of a political turn-coat showing how an intensified war democrat is gradually transformed into a malignant Copperhead. 2 p.
Box 278 f 29 Receipts, 1864 Feb., showing money paid to newspapers and a printing office, recruiting soldiers. 5 items.
Box 278 f 30 Portfolio of personal military and civil history. 1 portfolio. Contains certificate of record of William P. Damon.
Box 278 f 31 Pasteboard figures of Civil War soldiers, colored, showing uniforms, guns, and equipment.
Box 278 f 32 General orders November, 1863 to [August, 1865] 81 items.
Box 278 f 33 Burger, Nash K.  Was Andersonville's Wirz really guilty? 1 p.  Page 24 of The National Observer, Nov. 8, 1965.
Box 278 f 34 York, Robert M . A short, selected summary of Maine's participation in [the] Civil War, prepared by Robert M. York, state historian. 3 p.
Box 278 f 35 Reunion of the Third Army Corps, May 7, 1895, at Hadley, Mass., the birthplace of Maj. Gen'l Joseph Hooker. 3p. 28 cm. Contains schedule of events.
Box 278 f 36 Daggett, A.S.  Argument of Brigadier General A.S. Daggett, U.S.A., Retired, before the Military Court of Inquiry in the Brownsville Matter, Washington, D.C., March 23., 1910. 24p.
Box 278 f 37 Myers, Jack P.  Diary of Jack P. Myers,  May 2, 1861 to October 8, 1861. 26 p.
Box 278 f 38 Army Map Service.  Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania. 2 maps.
Box 278 f 39 Maps (7), portion of West Virginia showing positions of Union and Confederate camps. 1 sheet.
Box 278 f 40

Miscellaneous pictures of Civil War scenes, battles, and locations. 10 items.

Box 278 f 41  The soldier's pocket book. Philadelphia, Presbyterian Board of Publication [1861] 64 p.Contains prayers, hymns, and Bible selections.
Box 278 f 42 McClellan's military career reviewed and exposed: the military policy of the administration set forth and vindicated. Washington, Union Congressional Committee,. 1864. 32 p.
Box 278 f 43 Annual return of casualties in the 2nd Mass. Infy. (i.e. Massachusetts Infantry) for 1864. [3]p.
Box 278 f 44  List of killed, wounded and mifsing (sic) of the 2nd Reg[iment] Mafs. (i.e. Massachusetts) Vol[unteer]s at the action of Sunday, May 3d, 1863 near Chancellorsville, Va. [6] p.
Box 278 f 45 List of men furnished by the town of Whitefield during the war from 1861 to 1865. [3] p.
Box 278 f 46 A selection of mottoes suitable to be erected in the National Cemeteries. [4] 1 sheets
Box 278 f 47 Monthly return of clothing, camp and garrison equipage, and other papers relating to soldiers' clothing and equipment. 71 items. (1 of 2)
Box 278 f 48 Monthly return of clothing, camp and garrison equipage, and other papers relating to soldiers' clothing and equipment. 71 items. (2 of 2)
Box 278 f 49 Medal of honor legion of the United States. Fourteenth annual convention and banquet of the Medal of honor legion of the United States of America at Green's Hotel, Atlantic City, N.J., Wednesday and Thursday, September 21st and 22d. 46 p.
Box 278 f 50 Report of the Second Massachusetts Regiment of the Infantry, January - July, 1865. 19 p.
Box 278 f 51 Photograph of a man dressed in a Civil War uniform including back pack and rifle with fixed bayonet.
Box 278 f 52 Record book showing amount and kinds of goods received for Lander's Brigade, " Dec. 31, 1861 - March 1, 1862. 1 v.
Box 278 f 53 Hodson, Mary F.  Diary, Jan. 1, 1863 - Dec. 31, 1863. 1 v.
Box 278 f 54  Views of Gettysburg battlefield. 1 v. "From photo's made by Tipton the Battlefield Photographer."
Box 278 f 55 Christ in the army; a selection of sketches of the work of the U.S. Christian commission, by various writers. Printed for the Ladies Christian commission. [Philadelphia, J.B. Rodgers pr.] 1865. 144 p.
Box 278 f 56 Quint, A.H.  History of 2d Reg't Mass. Infantry, as prepared by Rev. A.H. Quint, chaplain. 7 p.
Box 278 f 57 Account sheet for Regimental fund, 2nd Mafsachusetts (sic) Infantry. 1 sheet  At head of sheet: John A. Fox Adjutant in a/c with Regimental Fund 2nd Mafsachusetts Infantry subscribed in Boston.
Box 278 f 58 Post card with picture of Grand Army of the Republic veteran's medal. 1 item.
Box 278 f 59 Jones, George E.  Inventory and inspection report of camp and garrison equipage for which 1st. Lieut. George E. Jones... is responsible. 1863 July 25. 1 sheet . 
Box 278 f 60 Kurtz, Wilbur G.  The Atlanta cyclorama, the story of the famed Battle of Atlanta. Atlanta, City of Atlanta, 1961. 32 p.
Box 278 f 61 Moulder, Bob V.  Shrines to valor, a photographic essay of historic Vicksburg. West Point, Miss., Sullivan's, c1969. 1 v.
Box 278 f 62 Cushing, Wainwright.  Charge of the light division at Marye's Heights, May 3, 1863. [n.p.] [n.d.]. 17 p.  
Box 278 f 63  Stevens, G.T.  Letter to the members of the 5th Maine battery association. Augusta, Charles E. Nash [printer] 1890. 25 p.  
Box 278 f 64 Bisbee, George D.  Three years a volunteer soldier in the Civil War, Antietam to Appomattox. 36 p. 16th Maine Regiment.  
Box 278 f 65 Civil War Centennial Commission. Facts about the Civil War. 1959. 20 p.

 

Box 279

 

Box 279 f 1 Discharge certificate of William Whitehill from the National home for disabled volunteer soldiers, southern branch, June 19, 1890. 1 sheet.  
Box 279 f 2 Dennett, W.S.  Letter, 1898 March 17, Saco, Maine, to Ellis Merrill. 1 p.   
Box 279 f 3 Company D, U.S. Engineer troops: a list of men in Company D with information on their lives. 1 v.   
Box 279 f 4 Hodsdon, Mary F.  Diary, Jan. 1, 1865-Dec. 31, 1865. 1 v. Folder also contains two letters and a note found in back of diary.
Box 279 f 5 Chaplin, Serena M.  Diary, April 20, 1866 - December 18, 1866. 1 v.
Box 279 f 6 

Chaplin, S[erena] M.  Diary, Jan. 1, 1875-Oct. 3, 1875. 1 v.

Box 279 f 7 Hodsdon, Mary F.  Diary, Jan. 1, 1866-Nov. 25, 1866. 1 v.
Box 279 f 8 Songs of the G.A.R. 124 p. 
Box 279 f 9 The soldier's prayer book. Arranged from the Book of common prayer; with additional collects and hymns. Philadelphia, Protestant Episcopal Book Society [1861] 64 p.  
Box 279 f 10 Dulles, John Welsh.  The soldier's friend. Philadelphia, J.W. Dulles [1898] 124 p.  
Box 279 f 11 Sons of Union veterans of the Civil War. Constitution and regulations governing the Sons of Union veterans of the Civil War. Adopted at the thirty-ninth annual encampment, 1920. Pub. by the Commander in Chief [1920?] 58 [5] p.  
Box 279 f 12 U.S. War Dept. The soldier's handbook; for the use of the enlisted men of the army. Prepared by direction of the adjutant general of the army, by N. Hershler... (Revised) Washington [Govt. print. off.] 1895. 89 p.  
Box 279 f 13 Unidentified Civil War diary, 1863-65. 1 v.  
Box 279 f 14 Proctor, Jerett[?] I[?].  Record book, first entry, 1850. Contains some information of North Waterford, Maine.  
Box 279 f 15 Miscellaneous material relating to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 4 items.  
Box 279 f 16

Everett, John H.  Letters, 1863. 15 items.  

Box 279 f 17 Libby, Samuel O.  Letter, 1864 March 2, Washington [D.C.] to "Dear father." [4] p.  
Box 279 f 18 Letter, 1864 Feb. 15, to "Dear Sister." [2] p. 
Box 279 f 19 Letter, 1862 April 20, Cedar Creek, to "Dear Brother." [3] p.  
Box 279 f 20 Letters, 1861-1862. 2 items. Contains two letters, signed "Saml", "Samuel" and "S.L.J." 
Box 279 f 21 Letter, 1862 April 19, "Virginia, on the way to Yorktown," to "Aunt Olive".  [4] p.  
Box 279 f 22 Bradford, B[artlett].  Letter 1865 March 21, Camp 1st Maine H[eavy]A[rtillery], to P[eleg] Bradford. [4] p.   
Box 279 f 23 Bradford, Peleg.  Letters, 1863-1864. 5 items.  
Box 279 f 24 Chase, Benjamin A.  Letters, 1862-1863. 5 items.
Box 279 f 25 [Chase] S. Freeman.  Letters, 1863. 2 items.  
Box 279 f 26

Yeaton, Samuel.  Letters, 1861-1865. 18 items.  

Box 279 f 27 Letter, 1864 Sept. 21, "Camp in front of Petersburg, Virginia", to Dearest Darling Bak". [4]p.  
Box 279 f 28 Roberts, Charles J.  Letters, 1862-1863. 9 items.  
Box 279 f 29 Kidder, G.G.  Receipt, 1856 Oct. 28. 1 sheet. "Received of Saml Cabot Jr."  
Box 279 f 30 Abstract of issues to hospital, 1861 October. 1 sheet  "Voucher No. 8" List of rations and their quantities to the hospital at Camp Benton, near Poolesville, Maryland.  
Box 279 f 31 Pitcher, Cha[rle]s A.  Letters, 1861 (?) 2 items. 
Box 279 f 32

Johnson, J.C.  Letters, 1864-1865. 3 items.

Box 279 f 33 Elwell, Charles.  Letter, 1861 Oct. 2, "Camp Knox", to "Brother John". [3]p.
Box 279 f 34 Kingsbury, Marcus D.  Letters, 1865. 2 items.
Box 279 f 35 Letter, 1862 Jan. 28, Auburn [Maine] to Almore Haskell, Augusta, Maine. [4]p.  
Box 279 f 36  Letter, 1862 Feb. 3, Auburn [Maine] to Almore Haskell, Augusta, Maine. [4]p.
Box 279 f 37  Mitchell, A.B.  Letter, 1864 February 7, Wentworth Location, N.H., to [George Mitchell, Co. D 12th Maine Regiment, New Orleans] [3]p. Also contains 1 list of materials.  
Box 279 f 38 Holman, Emery A.  Letter, 1863 January 22, Harper's Ferry Virginia, to Otis C. Nelson.  [3] p.  
Box 279 f 39 Dowst, Selden M.  Letter, 1865 April 4, Camp Distribution, City Point, Virginia, to Henry Dowst, Vienna, Maine... [3]p.  
Box 279 f 40 Smart, 0zem.  Letter, 1864 November 21, Petersburg, Virginia, to H.F. Dowst, Vienna, Maine. [2] p.  
Box 279 f 41 Dowst, J.A.  Letter, 1865 January 5, City Point, Virginia, to Laforest Dowst, [Vienna, Maine?] [4] p.  
Box 279 f 42 Rich, Charles H.  Letters, 1861-1865. 7 items.  
Box 279 f 43 Barnes, H.C.  Letter, 1862 June 26, Portland [Maine] to William E. Simmons, Ship Island, Mississippi. [2]p.   
Box 279 f 44 Rice, W.B.  Letter, 1861 July 31, Fort Albany, Arlington Heights, Virginia, to Mrs. Harriet L. Rand, North Waterford, Maine. [4] p.  
Box 279 f 45 Turner, Wyatt.  Letter, 1863 September 10, Bolsters Mills [Maine] to Almore [Haskell?] 1 p.   
Box 279 f 46 Haskell, E.  Letter, 1863 September 10, Bolsters Mills [Maine] to Almore [Haskell] West Peru, Maine. [2]p.   
Box 279 f 47 Davis, Charles H.  Letter, 1864 July 22, Camp Distribution, Virginia to Eduen (?) McIntire, East Fryeburg (?) Maine. [4] p. 
Box 279 f 48  Letter, 186(1)? October 17-19, Muddy Branch, Maryland, to Alden Lewis. [7] p.  
Box 279 f49 Knight, Zeb. Letter.,  1863 February 14, Wind Mill Point, Virginia, to Almore Haskell, Bolsters Mills, Maine. [3] p.
Box 279 f 50 Boyden, Asaph.  Letter, 1862 January 25, West Mills [Maine] to Almore Haskell, Augusta, Maine. [2] p.
Box 279 f 51 Young, J.H.  Letter 1865 March 31, Frederic, Maryland to Lott [Young?] [4] p.
Box 279 f 52  Perry, Nelson C.  Letters, 1861-1862. 11  
Box 279 f 53  Armstrong, Geo[rge] L.  Letters, 1864. 3 items.  
Box 279 f 54 Richardson, D.B.  Letter, 1862 May 7, Tybee Iseland (sic) G.A. to "Dear Brother and Sister."  
Box 279 f 55 Whitaker, L.H.  Letter, 1862 September 16, [Washington] D.C., to "Dear Friend". [2] p.
Box 279 f 56 Hammond, Giddeon.  Letter, 1864 November 25, Fort Macomb, Louisiana, to Mrs. Giddeon Hammond, [4] p
Box 279 f 57 Hammond, G[iddeon]?  Letter, 1863 June 16, Fort Macomb, Louisiana, to "Mahola" [2] p.  
Box 279 f 58 Perry, Eliza. Letter  [186-?] October 15, Mechanic FalIs, [Maine] to Mrs. Betty Perry, North Auburn, Maine.  
Box 279 f 59 Burton, Elbridge.  Reunion of First Maine Cavalry, Thomaston, Maine, Wednesday, September 14, 1910. 1 card.  
Box 279 f 60 Ham, Frank A.  Letter, 1863 February 22, Fort Macomb, Louisiana, to "Cousin John". [4] p.   
Box 279 f 61

George, Reuben B.  Letters, 1861-1862. 11 items.  

Box 279 f 62 Davis, Hiram S.  Letter, 1880 April 16, Farmington, M[ain]e, from Hiram S. Davis, and Hannah Davis, to J.L. Ham. [4] p.  
Box 279 f 63 Mendenhall, Delphinia E.  Letter, 1879 [February 1] Jamestown, N[orth] C[arolina] to John L. Ham. [4] p.  
Box 279 f 64 Ham, John L.  Letters, 1863-1864. 2 items.  
Box 279 f 65 Adams, Viola.  Letter, 186-? October 14, West Bath [Maine?]to John L. Ham. [3] p.  
Box 279 f 66

Williams, Jothan D.  Letters, 1864. 2 items.  

Box 279 f 67 Welch, [Joseph?] A.  Letters, 1861. 2 items.  
Box 279 f 68 Letter, [18]64 Dec. 11, Methuen [Massachusetts?]  to "My Dear Friend." [3] p.  
Box 279 f 69 Flitner, S.C.  Letter, 1861 May 5, Brighton, Iowa, to "Dear Brother". [4] p.  
Box 279 f 70 Davis, Eben.  Letters, 1862-1863. 3 items.  
Box 279 f 71

Miscellaneous material relating to the Battle of Antietam. 11 items.  

Box 279 f 72 Stevens, C.P.  Letter, 1898 December 14, Benicia, Calif., to F.F. Goss, Auburn, Maine. 1 p.  
Box 279 f 73 Letters, 1861-1865. 88 items. Hand-written copies of originals, most of which are in the Paul W. Bean Collection.  

 

Box 280

 

Box 280 f 1 Davis, W.  Letter, 1846 February 2, Brooks [Maine?]  to "My Dear Sir". [4] p.  
Box 280 f 2 Letter, 1861 August 3, Bush hill, to "Rubin". [4] p.  Holograph signed by Charles A.W. and Tom Clary.   
Box 280 f 3 Hammond, Lowell.  Homestead application. 1 sheet.  
Box 280 f 4 Hammond, Lowell.  Affidavit, 1872 July 2, affirming that Lowell Hammond was a private in the 16th Maine Regiment Infantry Volunteers. 1 sheet.  Seal of Lincoln County, Nebraska.  
Box 280 f 5  Arnold, E.W.  Letter, 1872 June 5, Grand Island, Nebraska, to L.F. Hammond, McPherson Station, Nebraska. 1 p.   
Box 280 f 6 Letter, 1873 April 23, Boston, Massachusetts, to Leo F. Hammond, Paris, Maine. 1 p.
Box 280 f 7 Letter, 1872 December 27, Cheyenne, Wyoming, to [Leo?] Hammond, Paris, Maine. 1 p. Relates to death of Lowell Hammond.  
Box 280 f 8 Brochure advertising The blue and the gray, by Theodore Gerrish and John S. Hutchinson. [4] p.  
Box 280 f 9 Benson, Joseph.  Application, undated, to recover arrears of pay due to John M. Benson, deceased, son of Joseph Benson.  1 sheet.   
Box 280 f 10 Receipts, 1864 December and 1865 February 22, to the selectmen and treasurer of Danville [Maine?] for providing money and substitute volunteers for the quota of Dec. 19, 1864. 1 sheet   
Box 280 f 11 Hichborn, Nathan G.  Letter, 1865 August 17, Augusta, Maine, to the treasurer of Danville [Maine]. 1 p. Ms. (letter press). Relates to money being paid to families of volunteers.  
Box 280 f 12  Baker & Weeks. Notice, 1866 August 1, increasing bounty and pension payments to soldiers or their widows and heirs. 1 sheet.   
Box 280 f 13 Turner, H.A.  Warrant, 1864 August 13, from H.A. Turner and G.W. Carleton, to James E. Mors, Constable, requiring him to notify the voters of Whitefield, Maine to meet and take action in relation to filling the town quota under the last call of the President of the United States.  Verso, 1864 August 22, gives outcome of meeting, the town voting to raise money for substitution of soldiers. [2] p.   
Box 280 f 14 The several call for soldiers [186-?]. 1 sheet. Gives dates and number of men furnished for each.
Box 280 f 15 Hichborn, N[athan].  Notices, 1865, addressed to the treasurer of Danville [Maine] relating to disbursement of funds for Maine soldiers. 2 items. Contains names of soldiers and others for whose use money is held.  
Box 280 f 16 Boynton, Henry.  Rules and regulations relating to applications for military pensions. 2 items. With envelope, addressed to Alden Lewis, North Pittston, Maine.  
Box 280 f 17 Hodsdon, John L .  General orders and other material from John L. Hodsdon, Adjutant General, relating to Civil War soldiers from Maine. 9 items. Ms. (letter press)  
Box 280 f 18 Miscellaneous material relating to the Grand Army of the Republic, Dept. of Maine, and the fifty-first national encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic. 6 items.  
Box 280 f 19 Sherwood, John M.  Military pass, 1864 March 14, allowing J.D. Williams a 48-hour leave to visit relatives in the First Maine Cavalry. 1 p. 
Box 280 f 20 Material relating to the drafting of Amos B. Ford into the service of the United States, 1863. 4 items.  
Box 280 f 21 List of volunteers, 1862 Sept. 12, transported from Whitefield [Maine] to Augusta [Maine] by Hiram Palmer. 1 sheet.
Box 280 f 22 Davis, Edgar F.  Charge of the nine hundred. 1 sheet.  
Box 280 f 23  Chrysler, Oscar.  Letter, 1909 January 14, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Maud Bennett, Norway, Maine. 1 p. 
Box 280 f 24 Stuart, Charles B.  Letter, 1863 March 18 to H.M. Smith. 1 p.   
Box 280 f 25 Return of agricultural statistics, c1860. 1 sheet. Form to gather statistical information on Maine farms. Not completed.  
Box 280 f 26 Receipt, 1886 September 29, from Custer post, No. 7, Dept. of Maine, G.A.R (i.e. Grand Army of the Republic) to W. Quimby. 1 sheet. 
Box 280 f 27  Letter, 1863 November 31, Augusta (Maine?) to Triphiny. [2]p. Holograph signed "Charles," with photograph.   
Box 280 f 28 Williams, Jothan D.  Letters, 1862-1865. 15 items.  
Box 280 f 29 Brown, J. Loyal.  Letters, 1862-1864. 11 items.
Box 280 f 30 Letter, 1861 September 22, Flag Hill, to Mifs L.L. Browne, Bowdoinham, Maine. [4] p. Holograph signed "Bainbridge", with envelope.  
Box 280 f 31 Letter, 1863 April 13, to Mary B. Brown, Bowdoinham, Maine. 1 p.  Holograph signed "Ned" with envelope.  
Box 280 f 32 [Hall?] C.E.  Letters, 1861-1862. 2 items. Holographs signed "C.E.H.", " Sister C.E.(?)" with envelopes. Envelopes addressed to Rodney B. Hall.  
Box 280 f 33 Bailey, C.B.  Letter, 1863 April 23, Poolsville, Maryland, to Dear Cousin. [4] p.   
Box 280 f 34 Hall, Rodney B.  Letter, 1862 Jan. 1, Hall Relay House, to Charles Bolster, Snow's Falls, Maine [4] p.  
Box 280 f 35 Envelope addressed to Rodney N. Hall, Baltimore, M[arylan]d. Postmarked South Paris, M[ain]e. 
Box 280 f 36 Letter, (18)64 February 14, Washington, D.C. to "Dear Brother". [4] p.  Letter may be incomplete.  
Box 280  f37 Letter, 1865 April 16, Battery Garesche, Virginia to "Brother Henry and Sister Celia". [4] p.  Holograph signed Hort(?)  
Box 280 f 38 Letters, 186(2)? - 1866. 4 items. Holographs signed "Micah".  
Box 280 f 39 Letter, [18]63 April 12, Dumfries, Virginia, to "Dear father". [4]p.  
Box 280 f 40 Atkins, Edgar.  Letter, 186-? September 29, City Point, Virginia, to "Dear Father." [3] p. 
Box 280 f 41 [Daggett, L.H.?]  Letter, 1863 April 24, "Camp near Bell Plains," to "Friend Thomas." [4] p.  Holograph, "L.H. Daggett" written at top of p. 1. Letter may be incomplete.  
Box 280 f 42 Letter, [18]64 April 20, - ? Port, to "My Dear Father". [3] p.
Box 280 f 43 Sawtelle, W.W.  Letters, 1862-1865. 6 items. Holographs signed "W.W. Sawtelle" and "W.W.S." One letter is with envelope.  
Box 280 f 44 Rich, Charles H.  Letters, 1862-1866. 9 items.
Box 280 f 45 Rich, E.A.  Letter, 1862 November 29, Bangor [Maine?] to Ever Dear Father. [2]p.
Box 280 f 46 Wiggins, G.G.  Letter [186-?] June 28, Mount Pleasant  Hospital, to "Dear Friend Mary". [3] p.  
Box 280 f 47 Philbrick, D.M.  Letters, 1863.  2 items.  
Box 280 f 48 Hewitt(?) B.B.  Letter [n.d.] [n.p.] to "Respected Friend Daniel." [2] p.
Box 280 f 49 Hoitt, Lyman W.  Letter, 1863 February 15, to "My friend Daniel" and "My friend William". [4] p.  Letter torn.  
Box 280 f 50 Mason, Abbie J.  Letter, 186-? May 15, Pittsfield, to "Dear Brother". [3] p.  
Box 280 f 51

Hanson, M.S.(?)  Letter (n.d.) (n.p.) to "Friend D.P. Mason".   [4] p.  

Box 280 f 52 Mason, Mary E.  Letter 1863 February 1, Pittsfield (Maine?) to Daniel P. Mason. [4] p. Letter to Daniel Mason from his mother also included on sheet.  
Box 280 f 53 Letter 1863 April 26 (n.p.) to Daniel P. Mason. [2] p.  Letter to Mason from his mother.
Box 280 f 54 Hoyt, J(ames) W.  Letters, 1863. 2 items. Holographs signed by "J.W.. Hoyt" and "M.A. Hoyt". Possibly to Daniel P. Hoyt.  
Box 280 f 55 Letter, 1863 February 28, Northwood, to "Dear William".      [4] p.
Box 280 f 56 (Mason) Abbie.  Letter, 1863 March 6, Pittsfield (Maine?) to Daniel P. Mason. Holograph signed "Abbie". Letter to Daniel P. Mason from his mother also on sheet.  
Box 280 f 57 Hoyt, M.A.  Letter, 1863 February 15, Northwood, to "Dear brothers Hoyt and Mason." [4] p.  "Mason" may be Daniel P. Mason.  
Box 280 f 58 Wilson, W.W.  Letter, [18]65 June 20, Boston [Massachusetts] to  Rufus Chase, Lexington, Maine. 1 p.   
Box 280 f 59 (Chase) Alonzo.  Letters, 1864-1865. 9 items. Holographs signed, with envelopes addressed to Mrs. Rufus Chase, Lexington, Maine.  
Box 280 f 60 Chase, Sanford C.  Letters, 1864-1865. 5 items.  
Box 280 f 61 Salley, J.F.  Letter, 1864 March 17, "Camp Near Brandy Station, Virginia," to Mrs. Mary F. Salley, North Anson, Maine. [4] p.   
Box 280 f 62 Labin, Frank W.  Letter, [18]61 December 27, Camp Knox, to Geo(rge?) F. Baume, Washington, D.C. [3] p.   
Box 280 f 63 Letter, 1864 June 7, "Near Fort Monroe, V(irgini)a", to Mrs. Cynthia Cook, Brooks, Maine. 1 p.   
Box 280 f 64 Minot, Edwin.  Letter, 1864 January 24, Portland [Maine] to Friend Jane. [5] p.   
Box 280 f 65 Rockwood, Jane.  Letter, 1864 September 25, Belgrade [Maine)] to Albion Rockwood, Neponset, Illinois. [2] p. 
Box 280 f 66 Edmons, Henry.  Letters, [1863] - 1866. 2 items. Holographs signed, with envelopes addressed to Solomon Maloon, Detroit, Maine.  
Box 280 f 67 Hale, Charles E.  Letters, 1864. 3 items. Holographs signed, with envelopes addressed to Solomon Maloon, Detroit, Maine.  
Box 280 f 68 Maloon, Stephen.  Letters, 1863-1864. 3 items. Holographs signed, with envelopes addressed to Solomon Maloon, Detroit, Maine.  
Box 280 f 69 Brown, William C.  Letter, 1862 December 17, "Camp Near Fredericksbourg," to Mrs. Lucy C.B. Campbell, Foxcroft, Maine. [4] p.  
Box 280 f 70 Envelope addressed to Albion Rockwood, Esq., Belgrade, Maine.  
Box 280 f 71

Letters in the Paul W. Bean Collection. 76 items. Handwritten copies.  

Box 280 f 72 Wood Geo[rge] H.  Letters, 1862-1865. 12 items.  
Box 280 f 83 Golderman, Atha.  Letter, 1863 April 5, Mechanic Falls, [Maine] to "Dear Father." [3] p. 
Box 280 f 84 Information relating to Joseph L. Burton. 1 item.  
Box 280 f 85 Burton, Joseph L.  Letters (n.d.) 16 items.  
Box 280 f 86  Letter, [18]65 February 19, Hathers Run, V[irgini]a to Friend Horace. [4] p. Holograph signed "Lowell".  
Box 280 f 87 Wilson, William A.  Letter, 1861 December 21, "U.S. Schooner Maria S. Wood, at sea, to Abriham (sic) Robertson. [7] p.
Box 280 f 88  Vaning, Llewellyn C.  Letter, 1864 February 18, New Orleans (Louisiana) to "Dear and loving wife. [3] p.  
Box 280 f 89 S(pofford?) E.G.  Letter, 1864 September 8, Pensacola, Florida, to Edwin J. Spofford, Rumford Corner, Maine. [4] p.  
Box 280 f 90 LeGro, Mitchell P.  Letter [18]64 September 18, "Near the Weldon R.R. V(irgini)a", to Mary W. Campbell, North Turner Bridge, Maine. [3] p. 
Box 280 f 91  History and reminiscences of the 17th Maine volunteer Infantry. [18-]. 442 p.  "Fred E. Townsend, Limerick, Me" written on inside front cover.  
Box 280 f 92 Baker, John S.  Certificate of non-liability, 1863, August 14, exempting Neville S. Howard from military duty. 1 sheet. Endorsement: John S. Baker, Joel Perham, Jr., A. Burbank. Dated at Lewiston [Maine].
Box 280 f 93 The Maine bugle. Extra call, May 1894. 8 p.
Box 280 f 94 Certificate of obligation, 1907 September, whereby Frank F. Goss was obligated in Annie A. Gould Tent, No. 1, Department of Maine of the National Alliance of the Daughters of Veterans, U.S.A. 1 sheet. Endorsement: Martha W. Riley, Nellie G. Allen.  
Box 280 f 95 Photograph of E.W. McIntosh, prisoner at Andersonville prison from October 4, 1864 - March 28, 1865.  
Box 280 f 96 Letter [n.d.] Barrancas, Florida, to Capt. W.L. Richmond, Barrancas, Florida. [2] p.  
Box 280 f 97 The Drummer Boy's Burial. [18-]. 4 p.   
Box 280 f 98 Crowell, Oliver.  Letter, 1861 May 15, Winterport [Maine?] to "Mr. Farwell". 1 p.
Box 280 f 99 Metcalf, B.D.  Letter, 1861 May 22, Augusta [Maine?] to Joseph Farwell. 1 p.
Box 280 f100 Metcalf, B.D.  Telegraph message, 1861 May 8, to Joseph Farwell. 1 sheet.  
Box 280 f101 Washburn, I[?].  Telegraph message, 1861 June 4, to Jos[eph] Farwell. 1 sheet.  
Box 280 f102 Washburn, I.  Telegraph message, 1861 June 7, to J[oseph?] Farwell. 1 sheet.   
Box 280 f 103  Hodsdon, John L.  Letter, 1861 July 18, Augusta [Maine] to "Mr. [Joseph?] Farwell". 1 p.   
Box 280 f 104  Harding, E.K.  Letter, 1861 August 7, Augusta [Maine?] to Joseph Farwell, Rockland [Maine]. 1 p.   
Box 280 f 105  Davis, N.H.  Circular, 1863 July 16, requesting special reports to be made to the Inspector General Office, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, giving troop strengths of regiments and batteries. 1 sheet.  
Box 280 f 106 Sawlett, C.G.  Circular, 1863 July 30, relating to teams removing the wounded from the battlefield of Gettysburg. 1 sheet. Endorsements: John B. Howard, Thos P. Johnston.
Box 280 f 107 Circular, 1863 April 6, relating to officers requiring horses. 1 sheet. "By ord Joe Hooker" at end of circular.  
Box 280 f 108 The New York Herald. April 15, 1865. Page 1 only. Relates to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.  
Box 280 f 109 Fillebrown, C.B.  Portrait and signature. Page from book.  
Box 280 f 110 Beal, George L.  Portrait and signature. Page from book.  
Box 280 f 111 Smart, John.  Receipt, 1862 October 23, showing money furnished to the family of Charles W. White. 1 sheet. Holograph signed. Also signed by I.W.C. Jones. Endorsements: Albert Kelly.  
Box 280 f 112 Merritt, Susan.  Letter [18]64 September 2, Machias, Maine " to the Gov. and Council". [3] p.  
Box 280 f 113 Treat[?] U.  Certifications, 1863 February 16, stating that money was paid to next of kin of two men serving in the Civil War. 1 sheet.  
Box 280 f 114 Farington, Samuel.  Letter, 1863 March 11, Lovell [Maine?] to "Mr. Day". 1 p.   
Box 280 f 115 Gray, John.  Letter, 1863 March 11, Embden [Maine?] to Asher Davis. 1 p. 
Box 280 f 116 Swift, John L.  Letter [18]63 March 18, Augusta [Maine?] addressed to "Chairman". 1 p.   
Box 280 f 117 Clark, A.H.  Letter  [18]63 March 27, Pittston [Maine?] to "Hn Gov. and Council". 1 p.   
Box 280 f 118 Brown, Elenanor.  Letter [186-] June 17, Clinton Gore Plantation, to 'Mr. Rich". [2] p. 
Box 280 f 119  Frost, William.  Affidavit, 1863 March 13, stating that Jairus Frost had been sole support of his parents up until the time he enlisted in the service. 1 p.  Endorsements: William Frost, J.H. Macomber.  
Box 280 f 120 Billington, J.K.  Affidavit, 1863 March 13, attesting that William Frost and his family are sick and have depended on their son Jairus for sole support. 1 p.  Also signed by C.H. Austin.  
Box 280 f 121 Miscellaneous material relating to the battle of Gettysburg, 1863, and to the Gettysburg National Military Park. 43 items.  
Box 280 f 122 Tyler, Lyon Gardiner. A confederate catechism [n.p.] 1935. [39] p.  "Printed in Tyler's Quarterly in Vol. 33, October and January issues. Reprinted for this edition, March, 1952."  
Box 280 f 123 Harper's Ferry National Monument and historical park information pamphlets. 2 Items.  
Box 280 f 124 Color portraits of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, and Ulysses S. Grant. 4 items.  
Box 280 f 125 Report of the thirty-second annual reunion of the 121st New York Volunteers, held at Oneonta, N.Y., August 25, 1908. [n.p.] [1908?] 50 p.   
Box 280 f 126 Advertisement announcing the lecture "Down in Dixie", by George W. Bicknell, in Auburn, Maine, January 8, 1900. [4] p. 
Box 280 f 127

Atlas: War of the Rebellion alphabetical index of plates I to CLXXV. 3 p.   

Box 280 f 128 Lemont, Frank L.  Letters, 1861-1864. 76 items. Hand-written copies of originals.
Box 280 f 129 VFW magazine, July, 1963. Contains articles concerning the Civil War.  
Box 280 f 130 Fifteen days under the Confederate flag. [n.p.] [n..d.] 1 v. 
Box 280 f 131 Civil War battlefields 1861-1865. Map. scale: 1 inch to 100 miles.  
Box 280 f 132 Smith, H.W.  Portrait of Calvin S. Douty. Page from a book.  
Box 280 f 133

Pamphlets relating to historic sites connected with the Civil War. 13 items.  

Box 280 f 134 Creswell, John A.J.  Speech of Hon. John A.J. Creswell of Maryland, on the proposed amendment to the constitution of the United States. [Washington, D.C.?] 1865.  
Box 280 f 135 Monitors of the U.S. Navy, 1861-1937. [Washington, D.C.?] 1969. 48 p. 

 

 Box 281

 

Box 281 f 1 Ritual and muster - in service of the Union Veterans' Union, revised and adopted August 23, 1894. [n.p.] [1894?] 14 p.   
Box 281 f 2 Roster, 121st N.Y. Volunteer Association, containing a list of the association officers, treasurer's report and report of reunion, roll of honor, list of survivors, etc. Cooperstown, N.Y., 1898. 30 p.   
Box 281 f 3  Taylor, Cha[rle]s H.  How the union was saved. [n.p.] [n.d.] 4 p. 
Box 281 f 4 McElroy, John. Soul growth of Abraham Lincoln. Washington, D.C., 1910. 16 [2] p.  At head of title: "The United States Intelligencer. "
Box 281 f 5 Confederate flags. [12] p.
Box 281 f 6

Jonas, A.L.  The lost cause. 1 sheet.  

Box 281 f 7 Announcement of the forty-ninth annual reunion of the Fifth Maine Regiment Association, June 21 and 22, 1916 at Memorial Hall, Peaks Island, Maine. 1 item.  
Box 281 f 8 Letter, 1860 April 29, Rockland, Maine, to "Hon. Joseph Farwell." [4] p.
Box 281 f 9 Appomattox Manor information pamphlet. 1 item.  
Box 281 f 10 Ripley's Believe it or not!, 1970 November 10, item relating to Sylvester Magee, the oldest American. 1 item. From Lewiston [Maine] Daily Sun, November 10, 1970.  
Box 281 f 11 Whitters, George. Volunteer enlistment, 1862 August 7, whereby George Whitters agrees to serve as a soldier in the United States Army for a period of 3 years. 1 sheet. Photocopy. Endorsements: William Westcott, Edward Eastman.  
Box 281 f 12 Whitters, George.  Declaration of recruit, 1862 August 7. 1 sheet. Photocopy. Endorsements: George Whitters, George Whitters, Jr., Wm. [Hobson?]  
Box 281 f 13 A short bibliography of the Civil War. [3] p.
Box 281 f 14 Account book.  First entry October 24, 1862. 1 v.  On inside cover, "A. [F?] Jackson, 23d Me. Regt. Also with account book, receipt, Asaph K. Jackson to A.F. Jackson.  
Box 281 f 15 Miscellaneous material relating to Civil War battles.                 1 portfolio.  Photocopies.  
Box 281 f 16 Currier and Ives.  Portrait of Abraham Lincoln. [n.p.] [n.d.] lithograph 31 x 23 cm.  
Box 281 f 17 Military pension papers of Augustus C. Wing and of his widow, Susan E. Wing. 4 items.  
Box 281 f 18 New England Meridian.  v. 1, no. 3. Dec. 21, 1861. Contains lists of volunteers of the Maine 12th regiment. Addressed to Catie Perley, Harrison, Maine  
Box 281 f 19 Military pension forms. 5 items. Blank forms.
Box 281 f 20 Cut-out figures of Civil War soldiers in uniform. 6 items.  
Box 281 f 21 Civil War post cards. 6 items.  
Box 281 f 22 List of some Maine soldiers who fought in the Civil War, with vital statistics; and typescripts of some original letters from the Paul W. Bean Collection. 19 items.  
Box 281 f 23 This number was accidentally omitted during the cataloging process, and is not missing.  
Box 281 f 24  Military discharge of Charles G. Herrin from the U.S. Army, September 11, 1865. 1 sheet.  
Box 281 f 25 Tintype of a Civil War soldier in uniform. 1 item. Photograph was clipped to the discharge paper of Charles G. Herrin.  
Box 281 f 26  War songs, for anniversaries and gatherings of soldiers, to which is added a selection of songs and Hymns for Memorial Day. Boston, Oliver Ditson, c1883. 94 p.  May be incomplete copy.  
Box 281 f 27 Infantry and cavalry small arms. 2 items. Lists types of small arms used in the Civil War.  
Box 281 f 28 Biographical sketch of Father William Corby. 1 sheet. Reprint from Dictionary of American Biography.  
Box 281 f 29 0'Hara, Theodore.  The bivouac of the dead. (2)p. "Written in August, 1847, to commemorate the Americans slain in the battle of Buena Vista, February 22-23, 1847."  
Box 281 f 30 Yoseloff, Thomas. Atlas to accompany Confederate military history. New York, A.S. Barnes, c1962. 1 v. unpaged. 
Box 281 f 31 Military discharges of Thomas B. Edgecomb, Fred L. Edgecomb, Lowell F. Hammond, James M. Rich, and Augustus C. Wing, plus railroad pass and receipt. 12 items. Contains other material relevant to Fred L. Edgecomb.  
Box 281 f 32 A sketch of the lives of the members of James A. Garfield Post, No. 46, Dept. of Maine, G.A.R. 1 v.   
Box 281 f 33  Warner, Charles.  Letters, 1862-1863. 1 v. 3 copies, 2 in typescript, 1 in hand- written copies.  
Box 281 f 34  Photograph of a model of a Civil War cannon.  
Box 281 f 35  The heroes of the Civil War. W. Duke. [n.d.] 1 vol. unpaged   
Box 281 f 36 Great battles of the Civil War. Time, 1961. 48 p.
Box 281 f 37 Bradlee, J. Walter.  Diary, 1862-1863. 1 v.
Box 281 f 38 Heath, W[illia]m W.  Diary, Jan. 1, 1863 - Dec. 21. 1863. 18 p. 
Box 281 f 39 Booklet commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy. 64 p.  
Box 281 f 40 The Civil War in Virginia. Commonwealth, 1 v. unpaged.  
Box 281 f 41 Extract from manuscript written by a private in Co. 1, 17th Maine Volunteer Infantry. 37 p.m. Photocopied typescript. "Pages 124 to 150 from book of 442 hand written pages."  
Box 281 f 42 Owen, William.  Letters, 1862-1865. 1 v. unpaged  2 copies of each letter, 1 in typescript, 1 in hand-written copies. Original letters owned by Mrs. B. Mailman, Farmingdale, Maine.  
Box 281 f 43 Excerpt from the Boston Sunday Post, July 16, 1911. "From the Wartime Post of 50 Years ago today." 1 item.  
Box 281 f 44  Nye, George H.  Papers, 1864-1865. 14 items. Includes lists of equipment issued to Civil War soldiers and mustering-out roll of George H. Nye. 
Box 281 f 45 Valley News Echo. v. 2, no. 9-v. 3, no. 9, 1961-1962. "Published monthly...covering the events of the Civil War that occurred in the area served by the Potomac Edison Company."  
Box 281 f 46  Letters, 1861 - 1863, to Samuel R. Lemont, Lindley F. Lemont, and Frank L. Lemont. 67 items. Hand-written copies of originals.  
Box 281 f 47 Fleming, Thomas J.  The trial of John Brown. New York, American Heritage, 1967. [15] p.  Reprint from American Heritage Magazine.
Box 281 f 48  Principles and purposes of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. [n.p.] [n.d.] 11 p.   "Outlined by an exalted cyclops of the order."  
Box 281 f 49 Haskell, Horace. Papers, 1862-1865. 82 items. All material relating to the Civil War.
Box 281 f 50 Civil War naval chronology, 1861-1865. 41 p.  Part I, 1861.
Box 281 f 51

Uniforms of the Union and the Confederacy. 14 items.  

Box 281 f 52 U.S. News and World Report, April 17, 1961. Features "The untold story of the Civil War."  
Box 281 f53 Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain.  A sketch.  Reprint with additions. [n.p., n.d.]  Bound with Joshua Lawrence  Chamberlain, Supplement: the twelve days at Augusta, 1880.  Portland, Smith & Sale, 1906. 41p.  Originally published in abbreviated form  for the Report of the Chamberlain Association of America.  
Box 281 f 54 Everett, Edward. The questions of the day. An address delivered in the Academy of Music, New York, on the 4th of July, 1861.  New York, H. H. Lloyd & Co., 1861. p. 232-290 (Pulpit and rostrum) Autographed by Edward Everett.  
Box 281 folio Battles and leaders of the civil war.  People's pictorial ed.  Being for the most part contributions by Union and Confederate officers, condensed and arranged for popular reading. New York, The Century Co. [c.1894]. 324 p. illus. (inc. ports, maps, plans, facsims.)  
Box 281 folio Bibles used by soldiers during the Civil War.  4 items. Also contains John Bright on America.  
Box 281 folio Booklets relating to the Civil War and to reunions of soldiers who fought in the Civil War. Contents 1. Address of the department commander and reports of department officers to the thirty-eighth annual encampment [Maine G.A.R.]. 2. Society of the Army of the Potomac thirty sixth annual reunion. 3. The blue and gray. 4. Gettysburg, "What they did there."  
Box 281 folio Catton, Bruce.  Gettysburg: place of limitless vistas. [9] p.  From The New York Times Magazine, Dec. 11, 1955.  
Box 281 folio Civil War songs. 5 items.  Contents 1. McClellan's serenade. 2. Ole massa on his trabbels gone. 3. Farewell! We meet no more. 4. Memories of home. 5. Home Vision.  
Box 281 folio Currier & Ives.  The soldier's memorial. New York, Currier & Ives, 1862. poster.  Lists officers, non-commissioned officers, corporals, musician, wagoner, regimental field officers, and  privates of Company D, 23d Regiment, Maine Volunteers.  
Box 281 folio The end of a tragic struggle [n.p.][n.d.] 32 p. 
Box 281 folio Harper's pictorial history of the Civil War. v. 2,  no. 1-2, no. 27; April 16, 1894 - Oct. 15, 1894. Chicago, Star.  
Box 281 folio Harper's weekly, 1862, 1864, 1865. 14 items.  
Box 281 folio Lee, Robert E. Letters, 1858-1865.  7 items.  Reproductions on antique parchment. Also contains last will and testament.  
Box 281 folio List of Civil War soldiers from the Auburn, Maine area, with ages, rank, company, regiment, length of service, wounds (if any), and other relevant remarks added. 20 sheets.
Box 281 folio Look Magazine. v. 25, no. 9, April 25, 1961.  Des Moines, Iowa, Cowles. Contains articles relating to Atlanta, Georgia and to the Atlanta Campaign.  
Box 281 folio  Massachusetts testimonial of patriotism granted to  William W. Abbott, Co. [J.], 3rd Cavalry, given at Boston, April 19, 1870.  
Box 281 folio Military promotion, 1870 February 17, of Lowell F. Hammond to sergeant. 1 sheet. Signed, signatures illegible.  
Box 281 folio  Military register, roster of 27th Regiment, Maine Volunteers. 1 sheet. Lists officers and non-commissioned staff of 27th Regiment, Maine Volunteers.  
Box 281 folio Newspapers relating to the Civil War and to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. 4 items. Titles vary.  
Box 281 folio 100th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg,   8 section. Souvenir edition of The Gettysburg Times.
Box 281 folio Phonorecords of Civil War songs. 7 items. Contents   1. Songs of the North and South. 2. Tennessee Ernie Ford sings Civil War songs of the North. 3. Tennessee Ernie Ford sings songs of the South. 4. The Union. 5. The Confederacy. 6. The Civil War, vols. I and II.  
Box 281 folio U.S. Army 23d Maine Regiment. Company account books. [4]v.  Contains company orders, company descriptive book, company clothing, and company reports.
Box 281 folio U.S. War Dept. Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies. Compiled by Calvin D. Cowles; Washington, Government Printing Office, 1891-1895. 3 v.   
Box 281 folio Vegetables for the Army. Broadside. yes">  31cm x 22cm. Mounted on cardboard.  Appeal of Wm. H. Hadley, Agent M.M. & H., Portland, November 4, 1864, and Charles Nason, Chaplain 2nd Maine  Cavalry, Kennebunk, Nov. 2, 1864.  
Box 281  folio Warren, G.K.  Map of the battle-field of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1,2 and 3, 1863. map 50 x 32 cm. Scale ca: one inch = 1 mile. Three-dimensional map.  

 

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