14th Connecticut Volunteers Finding Aid

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Overview of the Collection

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Organization of the Collection

Arrangement of the Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection


Overview of the Collection

Creator: La Lancette, Thomas
Title: 14th Connecticut Volunteers Collection
Abstract: Collections of manuscripts and copies of archival materials and books documenting the activities of the Fourteenth Connecticut Volunteer Infatry between 1862 and 1865

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of 6 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:
Smith, William Digby, 1832-1917
Gibbons, Elijah, 1831-1862
Corporate names:
United States. Army. Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 14th (1862-1865)
Places:
Middletown, Conn.
Alexandria, Va.
Falmouth, Va.
Gettysburg, Penn.
Baltimore, Md.
Petersburg, Va.
Subjects:
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Document Types:
Correspondence
Journal
Photographs
Prints

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

14th Connecticut Volunteers 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

Series I: Manuscripts
Box I: William Digby Smith Correspondence

Box Folder
1 1 2 September 1862, Fort Ethan Allen, Va.
  2 18 September 1862, Fort Ethan Allen, Va.
  3 23 September 1862, Frederick City, Md.
  4 12 October 1862, Bolivar Heights, Va.
  5 30 October 1862, Bolivar Heights, Va.
  6 28 November 1862, Belle Plain, Va.
  7 undated, unknown
  8 4 December 1862, Belle Plain, Va.
  9 21 January 1863, Falmouth, Va.
  10 9 February 1863, Falmouth, Va.
  11 1 March 1863, Falmouth, Va.
  12 8 March 1863, Falmouth, Va.
  13 3 April 1863, Falmouth, Va.
  14 10 April 1863, Falmouth, Va.
  15 17 April 1863, Falmouth, Va.
  16 26 April 1863, Falmouth, Va.
  17 7 May 1863, Falmouth, Va.
  18 11 May 1863, Falmouth, Va.
  19 18 May 1863, Falmouth, Va.
  20 22 May 1863, Falmouth, Va.
  21 30 May 1863, Falmouth, Va.
  22 12 June 1863, Falmouth, Va.
  23 20 June 1863, Centreville, Va.
  24 9 July 1863, Pennsylvania
  25 12 July 1863, Pennsylvania
  26 16 July 1863, Pennsylvania
  27 23 July 1863, Pennsylvania
  28 13 August 1863, Baltimore, Md.
  29 11 September 1863, Baltimore, Md.
  30 17 September 1863, Baltimore, Md.
  31 24 September 1863, Baltimore, Md.
  32 11 October 1863, Baltimore, Md.
  33 1 December 1863, Baltimore, Md.
  34 9 December 1863, Baltimore, Md.
  35 18 December 1863, Convalescent Camp, Va.
  36 24 December 1863, Convalescent Camp, Va.
  37 2 January 1864, Convalescent Camp, Va.
  38 8 January 1864, Rapidan River, Va.
  39 17 January 1864, Rapidan River, Va.
  40 24 January 1864, Rapidan River, Va.
  41 31 January 1864, Rapidan River, Va.
  42 15 February 1864, Rapidan River, Va.
  43 21 February 1864, Rapidan River, Va.
  44 28 February 1864, Rapidan River, Va.
  45 20 March 1864, Rapidan River, Va.
  46 27 March 1864, Rapidan River, Va.
  47 4 April 1864, Rapidan River, Va.
  48 8 April 1864, Rapidan River, Va.
  49 1864, Spottsylvania
  50 29 May 1864 Pamunkey, Va.
  51 undated, Petersburg, Va.
  52 26 June 1864, Petersburg, Va.
  53 3 July 1864, Petersburg, Va.
  54 27 August 1864, Petersburg, Va.
  55 14 September 1864, unknown
  56 18 November 1864, Petersburg, Va.
  57 29 November (?)1864, Petersburg, Va.
  58 4 December 1864, Petersburg, Va.
  59 11 December 1864, unknown
  60 1 January 1865, unknown
  61 14 January 1865, unknown
  62 18 January 1865, unknown
  63 30 January 1865, unknown
  64 31 January 1865, unknown
  65 19 February 1865, unknown
  66 25 February 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va.
  67 3 March 1865, unknown
  68 14 March 1865, unknown
  69 22 March 1865, unknown
  70 24 April 1865, Burkeville, Va.
  71 19 May 1865, Alexandria, Va.
  72 undated, unknown


Box II: Other Original Material

Box Folder
2 1 ALS from Cpl. Imri Spencer, 27 August 1862, Baltimore, Md.
  2 Fallen Heroes portrait plate
  3 Carte de visite of Elijah Gibbons
  4 Bound manuscript containing journal, history of Company B by Elnathan Tyler, and reminiscence of the Civil War


Series II: Photocopied Archival Material
Biographical Files: A-H

Box Folder
3   Allen, Thomas P.
    Bailey, Nelson S.
    Beebe, Frederick R.
    Bidwell, Lucius E.
    Bonney, William G.
    Bowers, Eugene S.
    Brewer, Edward H.
    Broatch, John C.
    Brooks, Charles S.
    Burr, Levi P.
    Butler, Nathaniel S. and William Russell
    Camp, Samuel G.
    Capper, Thomas
    Clark, Alpheus D.
    Clark, Ashbel A.
    Clark, William H.
    Cook, Marvin
    Corbett, Jeremiah E.
    Crittenden, Albert R.
    Crowell, Heman F.
    Davis, Dwight
    Dean, William H.
    Fairchild, Amos H.
    Galpin, Charles W.
    Gibbons, Elijah W.
    Gleason, Thomas
    Goff, Franklin M.
    Graham, Ira A.
    Guild, Augustus
    Hall, William H.
    Holmes, Clark P.
    Hubbard, Gilbert H.
    Hubbard, Robert
    Hurlbut, Pierre P.
    Huxham, Samuel


Series II: Photocopied and other Archival Material
Biographical Files: I-W

Box Folder
4   Ingham, Malcolm S.
    Inglis, James
    Johnson, Wilbur W.
    Johnson, William H, Sr. and William H. Johnson Jr.
    Judd, Austin
    Koenig, Christian H.
    Lloyd, Henry A.
    Lucas, Walter M.
    McBrayne, Hugh
    McCluskey, Joseph
    Maitland, David
    Marble, James H.
    Miller, William W.
    Morgan, J. Frank
    Murdock, William
    Nye, Frederick
    Otis, Daniel H.
    Peck, Wilbur
    Pelton, John G.
    Parmelee, George S.
    Russell, Robert
    Russell, William
    Sage, James H.
    Schlichter, Joseph
    Senglaub, William B.
    Shailor, Joseph N.
    Singleton, Richard V. and Daniel B. Hubbard
    Smith, Guernsey B.
    Smith, Martin W.
    Smith, William D.
    Spencer, William H.
    Starr, William E.
    Stowe, Nelson L.
    Stroud, Edwin
    Taylor, William
    Tyler, Elnathan B.
    Vandervoort, John E.
    Wolcott, Dwight
    Wood, George E.


Series II: Photocopied and other Archival Material

Binder  
1   Transcriptions of Connecticut newspaper articles pertaining to Company B
2   Copies of images of Elijah Gibbons, John Broatch, David Canfield, Robert Russell, John Pelton, Frank Morgan, William Bonney, Lucius Bidwell, Charles Brooks, Nathaniel Bonner, Edward Brewer and Amos Fairchild, Albert Crittenden, Alpheus Clark, Hiram Fox, Ira Graham, Samuel Huxham, Robert Hubbard, William Johnson, Austin Judd, David Lincoln, Joseph McCluskey, William Murdock, William Miller, George May, Daniel Otis, William Russell, Joseph Schlichter, Andrew Scheurer, Enoch Wilcox, Dwight Wolcott, George Wood
3   Gravestones of members of Company B


Series III: Photocopied Published and Unpublished Sources

Binder  
1   Fisk, Samuel. Mr. Dunn Browne's experiences in the Army. Boston: Nichols and Noyes, 1866.
2   The War of the Rebellion: A compilation of the official records if the Union and Confederate armies. Washington: GPO, 1891: official records for Morton's Ford, the Wilderness, the Richmond Campaign; Dedication of the monument at Andersonville, Georgia, October 23, 1907: In memory of the men of Connecticut who suffered in southern military prisons, 1861-1865. Hartford, 1908; History of Battle-flag Day, September 17, 1879. Hartford: Lockwood & Merritt, 1879, chapters 2, 3, 7, and 8; Minutes of the fifteenth annual reunion of the Society of the Fourteenth Conn. Regiment held at Hartford, Sept. 17, 1879. Bridgeport, Conn.: Standard, 1880.
3   14th Connecticut infantry roster, 1862; Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations with additional enlistments and casualties to July 1, 1864. Hartford: Case, Lockwood, and Co., 1864, entries for 14th C.V.; Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the service of the United States ... 1861-1865. Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, entries for 14th C.V.; Record of service of Connecticut men in the Army and Navy of the United States during the War of the Rebellion. Hartford: Case, Lockwood, & Brainerd, 1889, history of 14th C.V.; statistics of Company B
4   Douglas, Benjamin. (manuscript) History of Middletown in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 (Connecticut State Library 974.62/M58h); Tyler, Elnathan. Wooden Nutmegs at Bull Run. Hartford: Coburn, 1872.; Stevens, H.S. Souvenir of ecursion to battlefields by the Society of the Fourteenth Connecticut Regiment and reunion at Antietam, September 1891 ... Washington: Gibson Bros., 1893; Knowlton, J.W. Address delivered at the dedication of Monument of the 14th Conn. Vols. at Gettysburg, Penn., July 3d, 1884. Middletown, Conn.: Pelton & King, 1884.; Connecticut War Record (New Haven) vol. 1, no. 2 (September, 1863); Fowler, William Chauncey. History of Durham, Connecticut from the first grant of land in 1662 to 1866. Hartford: Wiley, Waterman, and Eaton, 1866, p. 150-153.; (manuscript) Diary of A.D. Clark of the year 1864 (1 Jan 1864-22 Feb 1865); Goddard, Henry P. 14th C.V. Regimental reminiscences of the War of the Rebellion. Middletown, Conn.: Church, n.d.
5   History of Middlesex County, Connecticut with biographical sketches of its prominent men. New York: J.B. Beers, 1884, p. 40-144; Hubbard, Josiah. Two and a hald centuries of farm life in Middletown. Middletown, Conn.: Young, 1907.; Hall, Peter. Middletown: Streets, commerce, and people, 1650-1981. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University, 1981.; A statistical account of the county of Middlesex, Connecticut, p. 35-58; A description of the exercises connected with the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary, October 10 and 11, 1900. Middletown, Conn.: Tribune Company, 1900; (typescript) Roster of Wesleyan University's Civil War participants compiled by Lesley Jill Gordon; Strother, Horatio T. The Underground Railroad in Connecticut. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University, 1962, p. 150-162.; (typescript) Black perspectives on Middletown: A collection of writings about the Black experience in Middletown, Connecticut; (typescript) A history of the Middletown police department.
6   Minutes of the thirty-seventh annual reunion held at Savin Rock, September 17th, 1901.; Hirst, Benjamin. History of the 14th Connecticut Volunteers.; ALS of G.E. Stannard, 20 Sept. 1862, Heatersville, Md.
7   Taylor, Jeremiah. Life of Edward Hamilton Brewer, lately a soldier in the Army of the Potomac. Boston: Howe, 1863.
8   Minutes of the second annual meeting of the Fourteenth Connecticut regimental reunion at Bridgeport, Sept. 11, 1869. Bridgeport, Conn.: Standard, 1870.; Necrological Committee reports, 1872-1923.; Goddard, Henry. Memorial of deceased officers of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers. Hartford: Case, Lockwood & Brainard, 1872.


Series IV: Lectures, Exhibitions, and Presentations on the 14th C.V.

Binder Folder
9-14   Lectures, Exhibitions, and Presentations on the 14th C.V.