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- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 46
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- United States -- Politics and government 10
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- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 7
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- Yale University 19
- Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916 7
- Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 4
- Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 4
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 4
- Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 4
- Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906 4
- Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 4
- Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 4
- Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886 3
- Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 3
- Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 3
- Dexter, Franklin Bowditch, 1842-1920 3
- Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 3
- Hadley, Arthur Twining, 1856-1930 3
- Hay, John, 1838-1905 3
- Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943 3
- Porter, Fitz-John, 1822-1901 3
- Porter, Noah, 1811-1892 3
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The papers contain correspondence, letterpress copybooks, legal and financial documents, diaries, maps, blueprints, and photographs, the bulk of which documents the personal life and law and business careers of Edwin Hale Abbot.
The papers are made up entirely of a combined logbook and journal, "Log of a cruise in the U.S. Gunboat 'Port Royal'." Included in the journal is Charles William Bishop's account of the sinking of the Cumberland by the Merrimac, together with poetry, newspaper clippings, and other papers about the battle.
A journal, short essays and notes, and fourteen letters written by Harvey Harris Bloom to members of his family and friends. The letters describe his life while he was teaching at an academy in Millington, New Jersey and his student years at Yale College (1859-1861) before he enlisted in the Union army. Bloom's journal as well as his writings are largely devoted to religious meditations, but also included are stories, poems, and disputes written while at Yale College.
Correspondence, notebooks, account books, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers of the Bradley family of New Haven, Connecticut. The papers, which are largely from the 19th century, include Civil War letters, account books by a New Haven manufacturer, and a photograph album. There are also World War I letters from Edward H. Bradley.
The papers consist of nine volumes, six of which contain records of claims for pensions made by Civil War veterans from Connecticut. The remaining volumes contain accounts related to John Graves Chapman's insurance business, a letterbook (ca. 1866-1879), and a collection of mounted postmarks.
Letters and diary of Walter A. Chapman (1840-1865) describing his experience as a member of the 36th regiment, his participation in numerous battles (1862-1864), and the hardships of camp life due to shortages of food, clothing, and medicines. In 1864 he became lieutenant of a brigade of black troops and describes their conduct in a battle at Blakely, Alabama in April, 1865. The diary covers the period January, 1863 to March, 1864.
Correspondence and other papers of Champion Spalding Chase, Civil War veteran, lawyer, and politician. The papers are comprised primarily of personal correspondence between Chase and members of the family, although there is some material related to his Civil War experiences and to his work with the Whig Party and the Republican Party.
The collection consists of photoduplicates of original Mary Chesnut manuscripts, from the South Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina and from private owners, collected by C. Vann Woodward for the preparation of his book, Mary Chesnut's Civil War.
The papers consist of photocopies of letters written by Charles Morgan Coit to his mother, sister, and brother George during the Civil War. Also included are photocopies of letters written by George Coit to his mother and sister and a photocopy of a letter by Mary Coit.
The records consist of correspondence written by Civil War soldiers from Yale College.
The Samuel Witt Eaton Papers consist largely of correspondence from classmates at Yale College, among them Timothy Dwight, James Hadley, and John A. Porter. The letters discuss theology and the ministry as well as life at Yale College. Also in the papers are materials relating to the Civil War, during which Eaton served as chaplain. Included is his "Some sketches from a three year experience in the army."