Inventory of the John Bishop Jr and the 29th Connecticut Collection

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Overview of the Collection

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Organization of the Collection

Arrangement of the Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection


Overview of the Collection

Creator: Bishop, Alice Stowell
Title: John Bishop Jr and the 29th Connecticut Collection
Abstract: Correspondence and documents of John Bishop Jr. and his family featuring his service in the Civil War

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of .5 linear feet of documents.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

None

Restrictions on Use

Materials must be used within the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections & Archives

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons:
Bishop, John Jr., 1834-1901
Bishop, Mary Stowell
Bishop, Nicholas
Corporate names:
United States. Army. Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861)
United States. Army. Connecticut Artillery Regiment, 2nd (1862-1865)
United States. Army. Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 29th (1864-1865)
Places:
New London, Conn.
Richmond, Va.
Brownsville, Tx.
Subjects:
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American.
United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763.
Document Types:
Correspondence
Documents

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Related Material

A small collection of John Bishop Jr. and Nicholas Bishop papers is held at the New London County Historical Society.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Bishop Jr and the 29th Connecticut Collection, Linda Lear Center for Special Collections & Archives, Connecticut College

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection

John Bishop Jr. Collection

Box Folder
1 1 Capt. Nicholas Bishop, receipts, 1759-1761
  2 John Bishop Jr., Rejection letter from Revenue Cutter Service, 1861
  3 Sgt. John Bishop Jr., Commission and discharge, 1861
  4 Company Roll, 2nd Connecticut Infantry, Company E, 1861
  5 Sgt. John Bishop Jr., Orders, 1863
  6 Lt. John Bishop Jr., Commission, 1863
  7 Lt. John Bishop Jr., Muster-in roll, 1863
  8 Lt. John Bishop Jr., Orders, 1864
  9 Lt. John Bishop Jr., Official Correspondence, 1864
  10 29th Connecticut Infantry, Monthly return of clothing and camp and garrison equippage, 1864
  11 29th Connecticut Infantry, List of stores received, 1864
  12 29th Connecticut Infantry, Receipt of supplies, 1864
  13 29th Connecticut Infantry, Invoice of clothing and camp and garrison equippage, 1864
  14 29th Connecticut Infantry, Receipt for supplies, 1865
  15 Lt. John Bishop Jr., Official correspondence, 1865
  16 29th Connecticut Infantry, Monthly return of quartermaster's stores, 1865
  17 Lt. John Bishop Jr., Orders, 1865
  18 Lt. John Bishop Jr., Commissions, muster-in roll, 1865
  19 Lt. John Bishop Jr., Letter to his father, 2 Feb. 1865
  20 Lt. John Bishop Jr., Documents related to military services, 1865-
  21 Lt. John Bishop Jr., Non-military materials, 1865-
  22 Lt. John Bishop Jr., undated items
  23 Alice S. Bishop, correspondence, 1915-1937 (incl. Loredo Taft, Anna Hempstead Branch, and Mary Jobe Akeley)
  24 Alice S. Bishop, correspondence, 1941-1951 (incl. Harve Stein, William Beebe, and Ralph Pearson)
CWOver 1 Sgt. John Bishop Jr., Commission, 1863
  2 Lt. John Bishop Jr., Army of the Boys in Blue certificate, 1876