Found 40 collections related to United States. Army

Carman, Ezra Ayers, 1834-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 473
5.5 linear feet (12 boxes)
Ezra Ayers Carman (1834-1909) was a Civil War officer interested in the history of that war and particularly the Battle of Antietam. Carman served on the Antietam Battlefield Board from 1894 to 1898 and in 1905 was appointed chairman of the... more
Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton), 1850-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1235
3 linear feet (6 boxes, 11 v.)
Francis Vinton Greene (1850-1921) was an American soldier, engineer and author. His military duties included serving as military attaché in Russia in 1877, teaching at West Point, and commanding volunteers during the Spanish-American War. In 1903... more
Fleetwood, Christian A. (Christian Abraham), 1840-1914
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 111
(11 items) 1 folder
Collection of material relating to Sergeant-Major Fleetwood during the Civil War and after his return to civilian life; and individual black soldiers before and during the Spanish American War (War of 1898). Collection includes a biography of... more
Europe, James Reese, 1881-1919
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 616
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
James Reese Europe was an accomplished musician, composer, conductor, organizer, and recording artist. The collection primarily consists of photocopied secondary sources, newspaper clippings, and programs collected by James R. Europe, Jr. to... 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
Cheatham, Henry Plummer, 1892-1940
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
2 file folders
This collection contains personal correspondence to Cheatham's siblings (Mamie and Charles) describing his military experience while serving in the Philippine Islands as well as correspondence relating to military regulations during World War I.... more
Adams, Henry Sylvanus, 1842-1883
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 13
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This diary was kept by Henry Sylvanus Adams, adjutant of the 41st Regiment of the Massachusetts Infantry and later lieutenant of the 3rd Regiment of the Massachusetts Cavalry, from November 21, 1862 through November 14, 1863. Entries cover the... more
Hardie, James Allen, 1823-1876
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1310
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Four volumes containing information on the organization, disposition, and officers of various corps, divisions, brigades, regiments, and Quartermasters Corps of the U. S. Army; pay and ration regulations; weights and measures; money exchange; and... more
United States. Army
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1975-004
In 1962, she helped found and then for two decades directed the Army Music and Theater Program, which The Washington Post in 1976 called "the largest producing organization of music and theater in the world." At that... more
Ward, John Henry Hobart, 1823-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4671
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
These papers of Brigadier General John Henry Hobart Ward of New York include various commissions to him as Commissary General of the New York Militia (1854-1857) and Colonel of the 38th Regiment, New York Volunteers (1861). Also included are... more
Rudd, Robert R., b. 1860
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6648
Correspondence, reports, rosters listing names of troops, ledgers, performance evaluations, and discharge papers, relating to Rudd's command of I Company, 48th Infantry, an all African-American unit fighting in the Spanish-American War, and the... more
Swartwout, Robert, 1778-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2932
.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 4 v.)
Robert Swartwout (1778-1848) was an Army officer and merchant of New York City. Collection consists of Swartwout's correspondence, accounts and other papers relating to personal matters, business and politics. Includes materials on the reclamation... more
Johnson, William E. (William Eugene), 1862-1945
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1577
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
One volume, containing a report by William E. Johnson to James B. Dunn, Chairman, National Advisory Board of the National Temperance Congress and Secretary, National Temperance Society. The report, dated June 1898, gives results of observations... more
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 131st
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4033
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Gibson, Augustus Abel
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3054
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
One volume containing orders of Colonel Augustus Abel Gibson of the 2nd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, dated December 17, 1861 to November 8, 1863, for Union Army defenses north of Washington, D.C. and the Potomac River
United States. Army
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3680
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
A register of the U.S. Army containing promotions to October, and corrections up to January 1, 1815, with manuscript emendations giving biographical data dated 1815 to 1829. The fly leaves contain Army records in manuscript from 1787 to 1823, and... more
Sydenham, Alvin Humphrey, 1867-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2940
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Alvin Humphrey Sydenham was 2nd Lieutenant, 8th U.S. Cavalry regiment.
Gorgas, Josiah, 1818-1883
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1180
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
One volume containing copies of orders received and issued to the Siege Train, U. S. Army, en route to and during the Mexican Campaign. The volume contains routine, general, and special orders; lists of armament of the train; and court martials.... more
Bogart, Leo
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 667
.4 linear feet
This collection contains an advance draft of the "Utilization of Negro Manpower in the Army: A 1951 Study;" and a copy of The Reporter (December 1954) which includes Leo Bogart's article. There are also several reports: "The Army and its Negro... more
Dyer, William Holmes
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
The memoirs are written in a narrative form, and begin at the point that Dyer decided to enlist in the Army, through the Armistice, his return to the States and discharge from the Army. Dyer briefly discusses the period spent at Ft. Des Moines and... more
Brown, William Little, 1789-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 417
.13 linear feet (2 volumes)
William Little Brown kept this diary while living in the home of his father, Dr. Morgan Brown, at Palmyra, Montgomery County, Tennessee, and in Kentucky; later as a student at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky (1810-1811); while... more
Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2422
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
The day book of Timothy Pickering contains his official accounts as Quartermaster General of the U.S. Army as well as family accounts. The book is dated at Newburgh, New York and New York City, April 1, 1784 to May 12, 1786
Falls, DeWitt Clinton, 1864-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 974
5 linear feet (7 boxes, 2 v.)
DeWitt Clinton Falls (1864-1937) was a military historian. Collection consists of reports, articles and manuscripts of writings by Falls, clippings, photographs, and drawings. Includes materials related to European and American military uniforms;... more
Croghan, George, 1791-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 695
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
George Croghan (1791-1849) was an Army officer who served in Ohio in the War of 1812. Later he was an inspector-general in the U.S. Army, postmaster general in New Orleans and then served during the War with Mexico. Collection consists of... more
Price, Charles Matlack
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18567
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Charles Matlack Price letters are comprised of letters written by Price to his fiancée (later wife), Marguerite Meade Wurzburg between 1918 and 1923, and correspondence between Price and others (1917-1947). Topics discussed include daily life... more
Poole, William Lawrence
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3655
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection consists of the letter book of William Laurence Poole, Military Storekeeper of the Ordnance Department of the Army's Charleston, South Carolina arsenal. The book contains copies of official letters relative to ordnance stores,... more
Hagner, Francis Randall, 1873-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1280
1 linear foot (3 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Francis Randall Hagner (1873-1940), a collector of Americana, practiced medicine in Washington, D.C. A specialist in genito-urinary surgery, he was an attending physician to U.S. President William H. Taft. Collection consists of typed copies of... more
Paltsits, Victor Hugo, 1867-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4344
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Dr. Victor Hugo Paltsits (1867-1952), archivist and librarian, was head of the Manuscripts Division of the New York Public Library from 1895-1941. Albert L. Diebolt was an instructor at the State Normal School of Plattsburgh, New York, who was... more
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
McCaw, Melvin, 1867-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 270
48 items (one folder)
Military records documenting Melvin McCaw's career as a non-commissioned officer in the 9th Regiment of the U.S. Cavalry from 1896 to 1917, and the activities of this segregated African American regiment at West Point after 1907. The collection... more