Found 45 collections related to Soldiers

Eells, Jeremiah B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 906
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary kept while imprisoned in a sugar house prison, New York City, from March 14 to November 24, 1777. Describes trip from Huntington, L.I. to New York City; prison life; work, illnesses, etc. Also includes miscellaneous army and mercantile... more
Hadden, John Aspinwall
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1275
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of a New York City merchant kept while in the 6th Company, 27th Regt., New York Militia, primarily concerned with social life and activities in New York City; company drills and parades; visits in various Eastern states; funeral of President... more
Griswold family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6158
.2 linear feet (1 box)
The letters document the military experiences of Charles and Joel Griswold of Guilford, Connecticut with the 15th Connecticut Infantry and Charles' service with the 29th Connecticut Infantry (Colored) during the Civil War. They include accounts of... more
Ely family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6159
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Ely Family letters consist of fifty-seven letters to Elizabeth Ely Fowler (1834-1887) from her brothers Edgar and Charles, and her sister Emilie. The letters chiefly document the military experiences of Edgar and Charles Ely as Union soldiers... more
Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1118
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.); 1 microfilm reel
Horatio Gates (1728-1806) was a general in the American Revolutionary War. He commanded the American forces at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777 and in 1780 was placed in chief command of the army in the South. During the French and Indian War, he... more
Rockafellar, Harry, 1840-1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17944
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Harry Rockafellar (1840-1875) was an American merchant, Civil War veteran, and commanding Colonel of the 71st Regiment, New York State National Guard, from 1869 to 1872. Harry Rockafellar was the son of Mary M. and Asa J. Rockafellar of... more
Brown, Harvey, 1795-1874
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 414
.31 linear feet (3 volumes)
Letterbooks kept by Harvey Brown, a Colonel in the U.S. Artillery, while stationed at St. Augustine, Florida; Fort Delaware, Delaware; Fort Hamilton, New York; Governors Island, New York; and Fort Myers, Florida. Letters relate to the Office of... more
Livingston, Henry, 1748-1828
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1782
.25 linear feet (2 volumes)
Journal of Canadian campaign with the Continental Army, August 25-December 22 1775. Transcript in the handwriting of Abraham Tomlinson
Gordon, James, 1739 - 1810
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1178
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Recollections and Letters of James Gordon, including his arrival in America, 1758; business ventures; trip to Sandusy, Pittsburgh, Niagra, Oswego, etc.; his trade with Robert Rogers' rangers to Montreal; his capture by Sir John Johnson's corps... more
Phelps, J. W. (John Wolcott), 1813-1885
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2399
John Wolcott Phelps (1813-1885) was a graduate of West Point, Brigadier General in the U.S. Army, and the presidential candidate of the anti-Masonic American Party in 1880. The collection consists of his correspondence, writings on politics and... more
Joel, Joseph A., -1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18207
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Joseph A. Joel (ca. 1844-1906) resided in New York City and was a flag merchant and editor and publisher of the Grand Army Gazette. This collection consists of correspondence, including three letters from Rutherford B. Hayes addressed to Joel;... more
Hendrickson, John, 1832-1854
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1380
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary kept by Maj. John Hendrickson (later, maj.-gen.), January 1-December 12, 1862 while on campaign with the 83rd New York Voluntary Infantry, 9th New York Militia, in the Shenandoah Valley. Hendrickson took part in the 2nd Battle of Bull Run... more
Lehmanowsky, John Jacob, b. 1773
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1725
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Jacob Lehmanowsky (b. 1773) was a colonel in Napoleon's army and Evangelical Lutheran Church pastor. Collection consists of correspondence, documents, notebook of Lehmanowsky's lecture tours, clippings, and other papers.
Galloway, Joseph D.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1104
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary belonging to Joseph D. Galloway, U.S. Army, Co. M, 3rd Pennsylvania cavalry. Diary was maintained 15 March 1861-24 August 1864 during his service with the Army of the Potomac though the campaigns in Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.... more
Isaacs, Joseph
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1525
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of Joseph Isaacs, [Corporal?] U.S. Army Co. A, 9th New York Volunteers (Hawkins Zouaves), kept from May 1, 1861-Feb 4. 1862. Mustered in New York City, thence to Newport News, VA.; covered retreat after engagement at Big Bethel; mutiny of... more
Confederate States of America. War Dept
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 630
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
Letter book of the Bureau of Conscription, October 1863-February 1865, containing abstracts of letters received from enrolling officers and inhabitants of Tennessee, petitions for exemption, with abstracts of replies
Lay, Richard G
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6093
24 items (1 folder)
Richard Gregory Lay was a lieutenant in the U.S. Regulars at the start of the Civil War. He was promoted to captain in 1862, brevet major in 1863 and lieutenant colonel in 1865. He resigned from the Army in 1870. His family apparently resided in... more
Sedgwick family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2715
.4 linear feet (1 box and 2 v.)
The Sedgwick family lived in Stockbridge, Mass. Collection consists of letters, writings, photographs, and printed matter. Letters, 1849-1855, are from Theodore Sedgwick to his son, Arthur G. Sedgwick. Writings include album of poetry, 1812-1847,... more
Confederate States of America. War Dept
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 631
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
Record book of Tennessee conscripts for the Confederate Army, 1864-1865, giving names, descriptions, residences, etc
Tower, A. W
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3012
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary kept by A. W. Tower, a private in the 56th Regiment, (Brooklyn) New York Volunteers, from June 18-July 15 1863. Describes a 30-day campaign in Pennsylvania. Brooklyn to Philadelphia and Harrisburg. Cost of and difficulties obtaining food,... more
Sonnichsen, Albert, 1878-1931
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2817
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Albert Sonnichsen (1878-1931) was a writer, adventurer, and naval seaman who participated in some of the most significant events of his era, both locally and internationally. The Albert Sonnichsen papers primarily consist of papers, relating to... more
Collier, Albert V. D
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6091
1 folder
Albert V. D. Collier was a lieutenant in the 15th New York Engineers during the American Civil War. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1866. The diary reflects the writer's clerical and guard duties as a military surgeon's clerk in... more
Kipp, William H., (William Halstead), 1839-1918
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1652
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
William H. Kipp was a New York City Police Department employee and New York National Guard officer. Collection consists of papers on general administration of the 7th Regiment of the New York National Guard, its armory and the celebration of... more
Harris, William Hamilton, 1944-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1332
1 box
William Hamilton Harris (d. 1895) was a colonel in the Ordnance Department of the US Army during the Civil War. He was the son of Ira Harris, Republican Senator from New York. The collection comprises letters mostly written at West Point Military... more
Wainwright family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18010
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Wainwright family papers includes military correspondence and records of William P. Wainwright of Rhinebeck, N.Y. as Colonel of the 22nd Regiment, New York State Militia, 1849-1855; letterpress copy books containing correspondence and... more
Webb, Samuel Blatchley, 1753-1807
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3252
.4 linear feet (1 box); 1 microfilm reel
Samuel Blatchley Webb (1753-1807) was a general with the American army during the Revolution and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati. His son, James Watson Webb (1802-1884) was a soldier, publisher and diplomat. For three decades he... more
Sweeny, Thomas William, 1820-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2934
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Thomas William Sweeny (1820-1892) was a soldier in the U.S. Army and a Fenian leader. He was born in County Cork, Ireland, but came to the U.S. in 1832, joined the U.S. Army in 1843 and fought in the Mexican War and U.S. Civil War. In 1866 he... more
Davies, Thomas A. (Thomas Alfred), 1809-1899
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18142
.4 linear feet (1 box)
General Thomas A. Davies was one of the key military leaders in the Battle of Corinth (1862), a pivotal event in the American Civil War. The Davies Papers chronicle his military career, including his participation in that notable event. Born in... more
Grosvenor, Thomas, 1744-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1260
.3 linear feet (2 v.)
Thomas Grosvenor (1744-1825), a lawyer, was a Revolutionary War officer and public official of Pomfret, Connecticut. Collection consists of correspondence, military records and diary. Commonplace book, 1779-1783, contains records of Connecticut... more
Sawyer, Ebenezer
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2684
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary, June 8, 1778 to April 6, 1779, kept on a march from a point forty miles from Berwick, Maine, to Fishkill and West Point, New York, passing through Newmarket, N. H.; Haverhill, Concord, Worcester, and Springfield, Mass.; Simsbury and Kent,... more