Found 62 collections related to Soldiers

Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, duke of , 1769-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3280
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists chiefly of letters, most in the hand of soldier and statesman Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, briefly acknowledging correspondence or confirming engagements. A clipped signature and autograph address leaf are... more
Varick, Richard, 1753-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4664
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Collection consists of signed documents and miscellaneous correspondence, 1770-1831, of Richard Varick (1753-1831), an American attorney, Revolutionary War soldier, politician, and Mayor of the City of New York from 1789-1801. Most items are... more
Van Orden, Peter S.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4660
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Peter S. Van Orden of Rockland County was Major General of the Fourth Infantry Division (15th and 29th Brigades) of the New York State Militia, and a New York State Assemblyman. Papers consist of correspondence (mainly letters received), brigade... more
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 1st (1846-1848)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4101
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist of documents relative to a gold box award bequeathed to Brevet Brigadier General Ward B. Burnett by the estate of General Andrew Jackson. The award was originally bestowed on General Jackson by the Mayor of New York City in 1818
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4167
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Lewis Cass (1782-1866) was an American soldier, diplomat, and politician. The papers consist of regimental orders delivered by Cass during the War of 1812; letters relating to his military duties during and after the war; and letters sent by Cass... more
Cochran, John W.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4211
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Cochran family papers consist of the diary, in shorthand, of John W. Cochran of Illinois and Vancouver, Washington, kept while serving with Illinois Volunteers during the Civil War, a few letters to him from Robert G. Ingersoll, clippings and... more
Cowtan, Charles W., 1842-1928
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4257
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, 1861-1916, between Charles W. Cowtan and various military and civilian figures relating to the 10th New York Volunteers during the Civil War. Also includes certificates relating to his military commissions and service, and to his... more
Ferguson, William Owen, 1800-1828
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 989
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Typed transcript of a diary of a journey from Lima to Caracas, going through Ecuador and Colombia, made by Col. William O. Ferguson while in the retinue of Gen. Simón Bolívar, Sept. 4, 1826-Jan. 16, 1827
Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3245
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists almost exclusively of correspondence between General Anthony Wayne and various other officers of the Continental Army and Legion Army dating from 1776 to 1796
Gage, Thomas, 1721-1787
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4392
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Five letters written by British General and colonial Governor Thomas Gage. A 1766 letter to John Bradstreet notes the arrival of the 46th Regiment at Albany; A 1767 letter to John Penn, Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, discusses "the... more
Strückman, William
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22265
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters, 1858-1862, by and relating to William Strückman (also spelled Strickman and Stickman) of New York City, a bugler with the U.S. Cavalry, 3rd Regiment Mounted Rifles, stationed at the School of Cavalry Practice at Carlisle Barracks,... more
Dorchester, Guy Carleton, Baron, 1724-1808
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4158
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Sir Guy Carleton (1724-1808) served as Governor of the Province of Quebec, Governor General of British North America, and commanded British troops in Quebec during the American War of Independence. He oversaw the evacuation of British forces,... more
Farquharson, Gregor
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4371
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Six letters from Captain Gregor Farquharson dating between 1824 and 1826. One is addressed to the Earl of Buchan at Edinburgh, "on the repeal of the Forfitures consequent upon the [Jacobite] Rebellions [of] 1715 and 1745."
Glenn, Edwin F. (Edwin Forbes), 1857-1926
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4786
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of correspondence between Major-General E. F. Glenn with statesman and pianist Ignaz Paderewski and others, relating to resources, conditions, and political aspirations of the peoples of Central and Eastern Europe and the... more
New York (State). Militia
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3661
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the New York Militia (Graham's Regiment), 1776, bound together with the New York Militia (Orange County) orders of Reuben Hopkins, 1797-1805
Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4347
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Adams Dix (1798-1879) was an American statesman who served as senator for New York, United States Postmaster General, Secretary of the Treasury, Minister to France, and Governor of New York. The papers consist of letters written by Dix in his... more
Burbeck, Henry, 1754-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4094
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Brigadier General Henry Burbeck served in the United States army for more than forty years, most notably during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. Papers consist mainly of letters to Burbeck from other officers relating to military... more
Somervell, Alexander, 1796-1854
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19074
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Record book of the general and special orders and letters of the southwestern army of Texas belonging to Brigadier General Alexander Somervell. Letters and orders date from November 5, 1842-January 1, 1843, and document the unsuccessful Somervell... more
United States. Army
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19071
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
This collection consists of muster rolls from various artillery companies in New York and unnamed locations dating from 1798 to 1811, and inspection returns for New York infantry and artillery companies, 1809-1910
Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4435
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written between 1858 and 1866 from William J. Hardee, later a General in the Confederate Army, during his tenure as Commandant of Cadets at West Point. Letters are addressed to Miss Clara K. Paige, daughter of statesman Alonzo C. Paige.... more
Forsyth, James W. (James William), 1836-1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19070
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A typescript copy of the statement of Brigadier General James W. Forsyth in defense of the 7th Cavalry while under his command in actions against the Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee, 29 December 1890, and at Drexel Mission, South Dakota, 30... more
Heath, William, 1737-1814
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4444
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters and orders from Major General William Heath of the Continental Army written between 1777 and 1782 and pertaining to his official duties. Includes the dishonorable discharge of a soldier in 1777, letters outlining the terms of parole given... more
Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4424
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of a small quantity of letters written by American Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene. Letters discuss preparations for the Battle of Long Island; the preservation of public stores and mobilization of troops under... more
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4490
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from the Marquis de Lafayette to various parties written between 1791 and 1834. Letters to Colonel Timothy Pickering and Maryland governor Thomas Sim Lee pertain to military matters; an 1834 letter to Joseph Hume expresses concern for... more
Rosenberg, Sam, 1890-1977
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2628
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Letters from Sam Rosenberg of Rochester, New York to his future wife Anna Cohen and others while stationed at Fort Hancock, New Jersey and in France during World War I.
Dearborn, H.A.S. (Henry Alexander Scammell), 1783-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23300
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn (1783-1851) of Roxbury, Massachusetts was a politician, militia officer, author and horticulturist. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he was the son of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829), an American army officer and... more
Dearborn, H. A. S. (Henry Alexander Scammell), 1783-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 756
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn (1783-1851) of Roxbury, Massachusetts was a politician, militia officer, author and horticulturist. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he was the son of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829), an American army officer and... more
Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3753
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Dearborn (1751-1829) of New Hampshire was an an American army officer and statesman. He fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, attaining the rank of senior Major General in the U.S. Army. Dearborn was U.S. Congressman from... more
Chester, George M. (George Morell), 1838-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22941
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letter (6 p.) from American newspaper journalist George M. Chester (1838-1891) to his mother, 1871 July 16, providing a vivid eyewitness account of the New York City Orange Riot of July 12. Chester was the son of John and Catherine M. Chester of... more
Hawley, Joseph, 1723-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23227
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Joseph Hawley (1723-1788) of Northampton, Massachusetts, a lawyer, legislator and militia officer, was one of the foremost political leaders of the American revolutionary movement in Massachusetts. Correspondence consists of Joseph Hawley's draft... more
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