James E. Crowther Papers, 1534 WFCHS

Scope and Content: This collection contains copies of letters written by Colonel James E. Crowther during his service in the 110th Infantry, Pennsylvania Volunteers during the American Civil War. The letters are dated from May 1861 to April 1863. His letters that are dated March and April 1862 are from Winchester, VA.

(1 box) Last updated 09/04.

Biographical/Historical: The 110th Infantry was organized at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, PA, August 19, 1861. The unit fought Stonewall Jackson’s Confederates at the Battle of Kernstown on March 23, 1862. The unit was stationed on guard duty in Winchester for April 1862. The unit mustered out on June 28, 1865.

Bibliography: The Union army: A History of Military Affairs in the Loyal States 1861-1865--Records of the Regiments of the Union army--Cyclopedia of Battles--Memoirs of Commanders and Soldiers. Wilmington, NC; Broadfoot Publishing, 1997.

Cite As: James E. Crowther Papers, 1534 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

Organization:

*Note:* Items cannot be reproduced in their entirety without permission of the donor.

Box 1

Letters written by Colonel James E. Crowther during his service in the 100th Infantry, Pennsylvania Volunteers.

Date Location
May 1, 1861 Camp Curtin
May 6, 1861 Camp Curtin
May 8, 1861 Camp Curtin
May 20, 1861 Camp Johnson
May 31, 1861 Camp Johnson
June 5, 1861 Camp Patterson
June 12, 1861 Camp Patterson
June 19, 1861 Camp Negley
June 29, 1861 Camp Newton
July 8, 1861 Near Martinsburg
July 10, 1861 Camp Brown
July 16, 1861 Camp at Bunker Hill
July 20, 1861 Charlestown, VA
September 7, 1861 Camp Mountain near Huntingdon
December 7, 1861 Camp Curtin
December 19, 1861 Camp Curtin
January 1, 1862 Camp Curtin
January 6, 1862 Hancock, MD
January 10, 1862 Hancock, MD
January 12, 1862 Cumberland, MD
January __, 1862 Camp Lewis near Cumberland
February 2, 1862 Cumberland, MD
February __, 1862 South Branch, VA
February 25, 1862 Paw Paw, VA
February 28, 1862 Paw Paw, VA
March 1, 1862 Paw Paw, VA
March 18, 1862 Camp Shields, Winchester, VA
March 21, 1862 Camp Shields, Winchester, VA
March 28, 1862 Winchester, VA
April 3, 1862 Winchester, VA
April 14, 1862 Winchester, VA
April 23, 1862 Winchester, VA
April 28, 1862 Winchester, VA
May 10, 1862 Turnpike South of New Market
May 19, 1862 Warrington Station, VA
May 28, 1862 Catlett’s Station, Alexandria R.R.
June 5, 1862 Camp near Honey Oil
June 13, 1862 Camp at Luray, VA
June 18, 1862 Front Royal, VA
June 27, 1862 Manassas Junction, VA
June 29, 1862 Camp near Alexandria, VA
July 4, 1862 Camp near Alexandria, VA
August 8, 1862 Camp near Culpepper, VA
August 12, 1862 Camp near Rapidan
August 16, 1862 Camp near Rapidan River
September 21, 1862 Camp at Arlington Heights
September 29, 1862 Camp Cass, VA
October 7, 1862 Camp Cass, VA
October 16, 1862 Arlington Heights, VA
October 23, 1862 Camp near Knoxville, MD
November 17, 1862 Alexandria, VA
November 21, 1862 Camp near Fredericksburg, VA
December 2, 1862 Camp near Fredericksburg, VA
December 7, 1862 Camp near Falmouth
December 18, 1862 Camp near Falmouth
December 26, 1862 Camp near Falmouth
December 28, 1862 Camp near Falmouth
January 9, 1863 Harrisburg, PA
February 13, 1863 Washington, DC
March 4, 1863 Camp near Falmouth
March 12, 1863 Camp near Falmouth
March 26, 1863 Camp near Falmouth
April 9, 1863 Camp near Falmouth
April 13, 1863 Camp near Falmouth
April 28, 1863 Camp near Falmouth
April 22, 1863 Camp near Falmouth

CD and zip disk each containing images of the following

Letters Photos
1861 letters Pennsylvania camps near Falmouth, VA from Centre County Heritage, Vol. 35, No. 1
1862 letters Tyrone Crowther—artillery
1863 letters Tattered flags
  Sarah
  Colonel James C. Crowther