Allan Tischler Collection

 

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

208 WFCHS/THL

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains extensive information about the American Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Diaries, maps, corps information of both of the CSA and the USA, African Americans in the war, photographs and microfilm are included. Many of the records are categorized by state and military leader. Included are news articles about the war in general, the Valley Campaign of 1864, and certain battles. Drafts of Mr. Tischler’s book, The History of the Harper’s Ferry Expedition…, are part of this collection.
(13 boxes) Last updated 09/16.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Allan L. Tischler is a resident of Winchester, VA, and active in American Civil War research. Author of The History of the Harpers Ferry Expedition--September 14-15, 1862, published in 1993, he continues writing on Civil War battles and events in the Valley.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from the collection

CITE AS: Allan Tischler Collection, 208 WFCHS/THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1

Ammunition – “Notes on Ammunition of the American Civil War, 1861-1865, American Ordnance Association, 1959, 30 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Brandy Station, Battle of – “The Cavalry Combat at Brandy Station, VA on June 9, 1863” by Major General George B. Davis, Journal of the United States Cavalry Association, October, 1914, 6 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Brooke, St. George Tucker–autobiography, ViHMSS2B7906a1, 20 leaves, typescript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from The Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, VA.

Cavalry, U. S. – “The Reorganization of the Cavalry” by Major General George B. Davis, Journal of the United States Cavalry Association, March, 1913, 18 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Cavalry, U. S. – “Cavalry: Its Organization and Armament” by Major General Wesley Merritt, Journal of the Military Service Institution of the United States, Volume 1, 1880, 7 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Cavalry, U. S. – “Photographs of the American Civil War Cavalry”, A Military Images Publication of Guidon Press, 1988, 48 pages, printed

Cavalry, U. S. – “Cavalry in Virginia During the War of the Rebellion” by Colonel B. W. Crowninshield, Journal of the Military Service Institution of the United States, Volume 12, 1891, 13 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Cavalry, U. S. – “Prize Essay: The History of the Cavalry in the Army of the Potomac” by First Lieutenant Charles D. Rhodes, Journal of the United States Cavalry Association, March, 1898, 59 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Cavalry, U. S. – “Professional Notes” by Major General George B. Davis, Journal of the United States Cavalry Association, January, 1893, 5 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Cavalry, U. S. – “Some Cavalry Lessons from the Civil War” by Second Lieutenant J. P. Ryan, Journal of the United States Cavalry Association, December, 1895, 8 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Cavalry, U. S. – “The Union Cavalry” by Captain Moses Harris, Journal of the United States Cavalry Association, March, 1892, 13 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Chancellorsville, Battle of – “The Cavalry at Chancellorsville, May 1, 1863” by Major General George B. Davis, Journal of the United States Cavalry Association, June, 1891, 7 leaves, printed (photocopy)

“Change of Command” – article by George R. Stammerjohan regarding Thomas Fauntleroy, Dogtown Territorial Quarterly, 1993, 1 item, pages 10, 11, 38-48, printed

Civil War Myths about Winchester and Frederick County, 2 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Confederate Hill, Loudon Park Cemetery interment list and history, Baltimore, MD, 48 leaves typescript (photocopy)

Field Fortifications – The Complete Treatise on Field Fortification with General Outlines or Principles of Permanent Works” by D. H. Mahan, 1836, 58 leaves, printed (photocopy)

”Gettysburg” a Re-enactors’ Journal, issued by TNT Productions, 1993, 1 item, 46 pages, printed

Gettysburg, Battle of – ‘The Operations of the Cavalry in the Gettysburg Campaign” by Captain General George B. Davis, Journal of the United States Cavalry Association, November, 1888, 23 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Jessie Scouts – notes about William A. Donald, compiled by Allan Tischler,                                 13 leaves, typescript/manuscript

Kelly’s Ford, Battle of – “The Cavalry Combat at Kelly’s Ford in 1863” by Major General George B. Davis, Journal of the United States Cavalry Association, January, 1915, 13 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Medal of Honor Recipients during service in the Shenandoah Valley compiled by Allan Tischler, January 2003, 16 leaves typescript; 3 leaves typescript
Do Not Copy in Its Entirety or Publish without Permission from Donor.

Montgomery County Historical Society, photos, 8 leaves typescript

Sabre and Bayonet – “The Sabre and Bayonet Question” by Second Lieutenant John Bigelow Jr., Journal of the Military Service Institution of the United States, Volume 3, 1882, 18 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Sheridan’s Scouts–5 items (photocopy): letter to Col. C.A. Williams, Ft. Snelling, MN, from Arch Rowland, dated 19 May 1904 regarding James A. Campbell’s death and pension, 2 leaves, printed (photocopy); photograph of the only survivors of Gen. Philip H. Sheridan’s Scouts, 1 leaf, photocopy; Notes, 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy);

”Shoulder to Shoulder: Reminiscences of Confederate Camps and Fields” – The XIX Century Magazine, 1869, 34 leaves, printed (photocopy

Stoneman Raid – “The Stoneman Raid” by Major General George B. Davis, Journal of the United States Cavalry Association, January, 1914, 18 leaves, printed (photocopy) 

Supply – “The Art of Supplying Armies in the Field as Exemplified during the Civil War” by Captain Henry G. Sharpe, Journal of the Military Service Institution of the United States, Volume 18, 1896, 27 leaves, printed (photocopy) 

”To Care for Him Who Has Borne the Battle”: Research Guide to Civil War Material in the National Tribune, Volume 1: 1877-1884, by Richard A. Sauers, 1995, 1 item, 109 pages, printed

BOX 2  Maryland-Related Manuscripts

Battle of Antietam – General Orders #9, 16 leaves, manuscript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, CA.

Battle of South Mountain (Boonsboro Gap), September 14, 1862 – Southern Historical Collection, Thach Family Papers, pages 7-13, 7 leaves, typescript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.

Carter, Lieutenant Colonel William R. – Journal, Third Virginia Cavalry, Sharpsburg Campaign, 1862, 9 leaves, manuscript (photocopy); 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy); 1 leaf, printed (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA.

”Cavalry Column from Harper’s Ferry in the Antietam Campaign,” by Captain I. W. Heysinger, Journal of the United States Cavalry Association, Volume 24, Number 100, pages 587-638, 27 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Civil War in Maryland – articles, 13 leaves printed (photocopy)
-Williams, Thomas John Chews and Folger McKinsey, History of Frederick County, Maryland, Baltimore: Regional Publishing Co., 1910: Early Military Movements, 373-374; Lee’s Army in Frederick, p. 375-380; The Gettysburg Campaign, p. 384
-article, unknown provenance, 8 leaves printed (photocopy)

”Enlisted Uniforms of the Maryland Confederate Infantry: A Case Study,” by Ross M. Kimmel, 11 leaves typescript (photocopy)

”Enlisted Uniforms of the Maryland Confederate Infantry,” Military Collector and Historian Magazine, 2 items, printed:
Part I – Volume XLI, Number 3, Fall 1989, pages 98-108, 11 pages;
Part II – Volume XLI, Number 4, Winter 1989, pages 183-188, 5 pages

Hubbard, John L.--CSA, Company F, First Maryland Battalion, Second Maryland Infantry, unknown provenance, 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy)

”Maryland Confederate Crosses,” by Daniel Hartzler, article in North South Trader, November--December 1983, 9 leaves, printed (photocopy)

”Maryland Troops in the Confederate Army,” by S.Z. Ammen, 22 leaves, printed (photocopy)

"Maryland Troops in the Confederate Army," article in Military Images Magazine, March-April 1989, 1 item, 32 pages, printed

Maryland Volunteers, Civil War, 1861-1865, excerpts from L. Allison Wilmer’s (et al.) book, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers of the War of 1861-1865, Vol. 1, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1899, 2 leaves, printed (photocopy)

McIlhenny, Dairy of Lt. William A., 1859-1862, First Maryland Home Brigade Cavalry, Cole’s Battalion, (excerpt primarily covers First Battle of Kernstown), 3 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

 The Patapsco Guards, Independent Company of Maryland Volunteer Infantry by Daniel Carroll Toomey, Toomey Press, Baltimore, MD, 1993, 1 booklet, 15 pages, printed

Pikesville, Maryland, Military Reservation History, unknown provenance, 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy)

"Second Maryland Infantry," from The Maryland Line in the Confederate Army, by W. W. Goldsborough, 1869, 1 item, 74 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Second Maryland Infantry, CSA—125th Anniversary Commemorative Program, 1988, 1 item, 8 pages, printed (photocopy)

Stone, Lieutenant John H., Second Maryland Battalion—diary, June 15, 1862 to June 16, 1863, 1 item, 89 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)
(Note: Typescript and biographical /military history available. See MMF Stone, John H.—Diary, 380 THL.)

Thomas, J. Wm., Second Maryland Infantry Battalion—diary, May 22, 1861 to May 26, 1865, 1 item, 106 leaves, typescript (photocopy) Do Not Photocopy without Permission from A. Thomas Wallace, 1700 Beech Lane, Rt. 10, Annapolis, MD 21401.

White, John Goldsborough, Second Maryland Infantry, newspaper article, “A ‘Rebel’s’ Recollections of Bloody Days that Led to Gettysburg,” The Baltimore Sun, 26 May 1929, 2 leaves, printed (photocopy) 

BOX 3  Other States -- Related Manuscripts

Illinois-Related Manuscripts

"A Bibliography of Illinois Civil War Regimental Sources in the Illinois State Historical Library," 2 items, printed
Part 1: Published and Printed Sources
Part II: Manuscripts

IllinoisCivil War military units, from History of Chicago, Volume 2, by A.T. Andreas, 1885, 9 leaves, printed (photocopy)
37 Illinois Infantry
39 Illinois Infantry
12 Illinois Cavalry
13 Illinois Cavalry

Illinois – Forsyth, Brigadier General George A., Military service record, 8th Illinois Cavalry, 46 leaves, printed and manuscript (photocopy)

Indiana-Related Manuscripts

13th Indiana Infantry, The Soldier of Indiana, excerpt pp. 441-451, (no author, no publisher, no data), 1 item printed (photocopy)

Iowa-Related Manuscripts

Davis, Francis A.-- diary entries, regarding 3rd Winchester, 24th Iowa Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, Grovers Division, 19th Corps, Grovers Division, Army of the Shenandoah, from the Civil War Times Illustrated Collection; 1 item, 12 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)
Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from, Archives, U.S. Army Military History Institute, Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013-5008

Maine-Related Manuscripts

Costelloe, Petercorrespondence, December 14, 1864, 14th Maine, 1st Brigade, Grovers 2nd Div, XIX Corps, 6 leaves, manuscript (photocopy), 4leaves, transcript, typescript
Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from Virginia Historical Society—Richmond, VA

Davis, Colonel Edwin and Major John Gould, letter exchanged between the two concerning the 3rd Battle of Winchester, n.d., 3 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Pike, Charles -- correspondence, October 1864-January 1865, from 29th Maine Infantry, 1st Division, 19th Corps, 15 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Massachusetts-Related Manuscripts

Alvord, Henry Elijah, 2nd Lt.—letters, 2nd Regiment, Massachusetts Cavalry Volunteers, from New England Quarterly, vol. 5, Jan-Oct 1932, pp. 210-345, photocopy, 18 leaves, 2 copies, 37 leaves

Michigan – Related Manuscripts

Michigan – Custer, General George A., Letter to friend, October 29, 1864, 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy) DO NOT PUBLISH WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF THE BENTLEY HISTORICAL LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

New York-Related Manuscripts

Barritt, Charles M.diary, 1864, Company 1, 114 New York Regiment, 1 item, 45 pages, typescript (photocopy) – original owned by Chenango County Historical Society
Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from Chenango County Historical Society, 45 Rexford Street, Norwich, NY 13815

Beecher, Harrisdiary, 1865, 114th Regiment, Asst. Surgeon, 1 item, 2 leaves, printed (photocopy); found in pages 466-469 of Record of the 114th regiment, N.Y.S.V. Norwich, NY: J.F. Hubbard, Jr., 1866.

Brown, Charles Curtis – 22nd New York Cavalry, Letters, August, 1864-October, 1864, February, 1865-May, 1865, , 10 leaves, typescript (photocopy); “Presentation of Flags to the War Department, Gallantry of the 8th and 22nd New York Cavalry” Rochester Evening Express, March 27, 1865, 4 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Erdman, Rev. William J. Chaplain, Letters from Camp Russell, Nov. 15, 1864-May 17, 1865; Dec. 1, 1872, published in the Weekly Record, Fayetteville, NY, June 25, 1885-Sept. 13, 1885, 2nd NY Cavalry, six leaves, printed (photocopy)
DO NOT REPRODUCE IN ENTIRETY OR PUBLISH WITHOUR WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM ONONDAGA HISTORICAL SOCIETY, SYRACUSE, NY

Fahey, Georgecorrespondence 1864, 121st New York, 2nd Brigade, VI Corps, 1 item, 2 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from Patrick Schroeder, 12 Camellia Dr., Daleville, VA 24083

Ingraham, John Jletters to parents – Oct. 1864, 121st NY Vol., 2 items, 5 leaves, transcript, typescript, (photocopy) -- Do Not Reproduce or Publish without Permission from Rare & Manuscript Collections, Carl A. Kroch Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Lennon, Capt. Michaeldiary entries, during 3rd Winchester, Company I, 77th New York Infantry, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, VI Corps; found on pages 752-755 of Fifth Annual Report of the NYS Bureau of Military Statistics, 1868, Vol. 1.

Morey, F. Williamdiary 1863-1865, 130th New York Infantry, 1st New York Dragoons 16 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)-- Do Not Reproduce or Publish without written permission from the University of Rochester Library.

New York Cavalry, 5thexcerpts from book, Historic Records of the Fifth New York Cavalry, by Rev. Louis N. Boudrye, 1865, 2 leaves, p 189, 195, printed (photocopy), discusses Sheridan Logan House and National Cemetery

New York Infantry Unitsphotographs of soldiers, Private Richard Baker and Sgt. (no name given) Brown of the 165th New York Infantry, XIX Corps, Sheridan's Army of the Shenandoah, R.K. McMurray, Winchester, VA photographer, 2 photographs (photocopy)

New York Volunteer Cavalry, 8thexcerpts from book Deeds of Daring or History of 8th New York Volunteer Cavalry, by Henry Norton, Norwich, NY 1889, 34 leaves, printed (photocopy); notes on book, 4 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

41st New York Infantry—Diary of Jacob J. Frank, 1 leaf manuscript

Norwich, New York, Civil War Roundtablenews clipping, Chenango County’s Hometown Daily, Norwich, NY, Sept. 5, 1988, 1 leaf, printed (photocopy)

Wayne County, New YorkMilitary History of Wayne County, NY: The County in the Civil War, by Lewis H. Clark, 1883, pages 353-354, 364, 448, 534-544, 624-625, 668, 20 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Wells, Hubert S., Letters from Camp Russell, Nov. 20, 1864; biographical sketch, two leaves, typescript (photocopy)
DO NOT REPORDUCE IN ENTIRETY OR PUBLISH WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM ONONDAGA HISTORICAL SOCIETY, SYRACUSE, NY

Ohio-Related Manuscripts from Collection

"In the Valley in 1864," from Roger Hannaford Papers 1850-1914, Cincinnati Historical Society Research Library, 2nd Ohio Cavalry, Sections 141-147, c. 250 leaves, manuscript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from Cincinnati Historical Society Research Library, Cincinnati, Ohio

"In the Valley in 1864," from Roger Hannaford Papers 1850-1914, Cincinnati Historical Society Research Library, 2nd Ohio Cavalry, Sections 178-206, 112 leaves, manuscript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from Cincinnati Historical Society Research Library, Cincinnati, Ohio

4th Ohio Regiment, history from April 16, 1861 to June 22, 1864; found on page 59 in Wm. Kepler’s History of the Three Months’ and Three Years’ Service from April 16th, 1861, to June 22d, 1864, of the Fourth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the War for the Union, Cleveland: Leader Printing Company, 1886.

8th Ohio Infantry, Thomas Evans Diary, 1 item typescript (photocopy), 1 leaf manuscript
Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the manuscript division, Library of Congress, Washington, DC. 

25th  Ohio Battery – Report and Minutes of the Re-Union: The Ohio Cavalry And 25th Ohio Battery held at Youngstown,  Ohio Oct. 10, 1907. no author. 17 leaves, printed (photocopy) from the collections of the Wheaton Historic Preservation Council DO NOT REPRODUCE IN ENTIRETY OR PUBLISH WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM THE WHEATON HISTORIC PRESERVATION COUNCIL 

2nd Ohio Infantry – Phillips, Alfred, letters to family members, July and Sept. 1862, 4 items, 10 leaves manuscript (photocopy), 4 leaves transcript—typescript (photocopy)
Do Not Reproduce or Publish without Permission from the donor.

55th Ohio Volunteer Infantry—Trials and Triumphs, by Capt. Hartwell Osborn, et al., Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1904, 1 item printed (photocopy)

60th Ohio Volunteer Infantry—Lewis B. Hull Diary—Oct. 31, 1861-Oct. 12, 1862, edited by Myra E. Hull, 1 item, typescript (photocopy)
Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the Ohio Historical Society, VFM 831.

123rd Ohio Infantry, Recollections of a Private, 1863—excerpt pp. 202-207 from The War of the Sixties, compiled by E.R. Hutchins, New York: Neale Publishing Co., 1912, 3 leaves printed (photocopy) 

Pennsylvania-Related Manuscripts from Collection

Parry, Henry, 20th Penn. Cavalry, Surgeon, Merritt’s Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Shenandoah – Sept. 30, 1864; Oct. 19, 1864; 5 leaves typescript, 4 leaves manuscript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce or Publish without written permission from the Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, VA

BOX 3A

Pennsylvania Newspapers and Selected Out-of-State Newspapers, prepared by Division of Library Services, State Library of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Harrisonburg, PA, 1984, 1 item, 159 pages, typescript (photocopy)

Rhode Island-Related Manuscripts

Rhode Island 7th Squadron, Dartmouth Cavalry, 6 items
-Untitled manuscript by Allan Tischler, 8 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
-"Dartmouth Cavalry," by John Scales, published in The Granite Monthly, Volume 4, 1881, pages 463-466, 7 leaves, printed (photocopy)
-Account of Dartmouth Cavalry from History of Dartmouth College, pages 316-321, 3 leaves, printed (photocopy)
-"1862's Dartmouth Men Went to War," by Jane D. Turner, published in Valley News, November 29, 1956, 1 leaf, printed (photocopy)
-"Dartmouth Cavalry,” in Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, pages 1089-1095, 8 leaves, printed (photocopy)
-"Dartmouth Cavalry in the Civil War," by John Scales published in Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, 1927, pages 720-722, 3 leaves, printed (photocopy)

“Davis, Owens W., Diary of, June 17, 1862-September 27, 1862”, Rhode Island, 7th Squadron, Companies A and B, “College Cavaliers”, 89 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Walker, Isaac -- diary, July 1862-September 19, 1862, 7th Squadron, Rhode Island Cavalry (original owned by his grandson, Frank E. Hill), 11 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Vermont-Related Manuscripts

Abbott, Major Lemuel A.—Personal Recollections and Civil War Diary 1864: 10th Regiment Vermont, Volunteer Infantry, USA, from Major Lemuel Abijah Abbott’s Personal Recollections and Civil War Diary 1864. Burlington: Free Press Printing Co. Printers, Binders, Stationers, 1908.
10 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Barney, Valentine–9th Vermont Infantry—Union Fortifications, August 1862, found in the Barney Papers at the Vermont Historical Society, 2 leaves manuscript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the Vermont  Historical Society, Barre, VT.

McFarland, Captain Moses – 8th Vermont Infantry – “The Eighth Vermont in the Battle of Cedar Creek”, 15 leaves, printed (photocopy)

"Vermonters in the Civil War” (2 copies), manuscripts in the Special Collections Department, University of Vermont Library, index, errata – June 15, 2001
Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from Special collections Department, University of Vermont Library, Burlington, VT. 

Virginia-Related Manuscripts

Ashley, Lt. W.–Excerpts from diary, July-September 1864, printed in Cincinnati Daily Commercial, Oct 22, 1864, Ashley writes about Vaughn's Brigade, Company C, Wharton's Division, Breckenridge's Corps, Early's Army, 9 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Bragg, General Braxton—Intercepted letter to Lt. General Jubal Early (August 29, 1864); from the Philip H. Sheridan Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress; 4 leaves, typescript (transcribed letters); DO NOT REPRODUCE OR PUBLISH WITHOUT PERMISSION OF THE MANUSCRIPT DIVISION OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Camp Russell, Winchester, VA— Title sheet for souvenir views of Camp Russell and the Shenandoah Valley Excursion of 1885, photographed by J.A. French; 1 leaf, printed

Cooley, John T., letters, 51st VA Infantry, 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 10 leaves manuscript (photocopy)
Do Not Reproduce or Publish Without Written Permission of Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, VA

Donohue, John C.–Co K. 6th VA Regt Cavalry, Paine’s [Payne’s] Brigade, Fitz Lee’s Division, Army of Northern VA, Co A, 3 leaves typescript, 3 leaves manuscript
Do Not Reproduce or Publish without Written Permission from Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, VA

Emory, Maj. Gen. William H., “Commanding the XIX Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah,” from National Archives RG 94, M1098, Reel 4 microfilm—Shenandoah Valley Campaign Report of 1872 by Maj. Gen. William H. Emory, commanding the XIX Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, transcribed by Allan Tischler, July 3, 1997, 4 leaves, typescript

First Kernstown, Battle of, 24 items–published excerpts (photocopy)
-Letter from Ralph Waldo Emerson to George Gordon, 21 April 1862, found in The Papers of George Henry Gordon 1842-1885, at Massachusetts Historical Society, 1985, 5 leaves, manuscript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from Massachusetts Historical Society
-Excerpt from Lieutenant-Colonel Benjamin F. Cook’s History of the Twelfth Massachusetts Volunteers (Webster Regiment), Boston: Twelfth (Webster) Regiment Association, 1882, 3 leaves, printed (photocopy)
-Excerpt from Richard Eddy’s History of the Sixtieth Regiment New York Volunteers, from the commencement of its organization in July, 1861, to its public reception at Ogdensburgh as a veteran command, 7 Jan 1864, Philadelphia: self-published at 133 Congress St., 1864, found at North Carolina State Library in Raleigh, 19 leaves, printed (photocopy)
-Excerpt from Lawrence Wilson’s compilation of Itinerary of the Seventh Ohio Volunteer Infantry 1861-1864, New York: The Neale Publishing Co., 1907, 22 leaves, printed (photocopy)
-Diary transcript of N.L. Parmater of Co. E, 29th OVI, Geneva, Ashtabula Co., Ohio, 23 Sept. 1861-13 July 1862, found in VFM Ohio Historical Society, 4 leaves, typescript Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from Ohio Historical Society, 1982 Velma Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211
-Excerpt from Otto Eisenschiml’s Vermont General ... Brig. Gen. Edward Ripley, New York: Devin-Adair Co., 1960, 7 leaves, printed (photocopy)
-Diary of ? Hinkley, May-June1862 inclusive, Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from Wisconsin State Historical Society, Madison.
-Letter from Rufus Mead Jr., 5th Conn. Comm Sgt. wagons, to friends at home, dated 27 March 1862, 4 leaves, manuscript (photocopy); diary of Rufus Mead, 5th Conn Inf., diary 4 Feb-12 Jul 1862, entries dated 12 March, 13 March, 14 March, 24 March (1st Kernstown), 24 May (1st Winchester), 25 May 1862, 9 leaves, manuscript, transcript; letter from Sgt. Rufus Mead, 5th Conn. Inf. to folks at home, dated 28 May 1862, 2 leaves, manuscript, transcript. Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the Banks Collection of the manuscript division, library of congress
-Excerpt from W.G. Bean’s “The Valley Campaign of 1862 as Revealed in Letters of Sandie Pendleton,” pp. 326-364, published in Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, July 1970, 20 pages, print
-Excerpt “A Narrative of Service with the Third Wisconsin Infantry,” by Julian Wisner Hinkley, Wisconsin History Commission: Original Papers, No. 7, Wisconsin History Commission, 1912, 13 leaves, print (photocopy)
-Excerpt from Letters Written during the Civil War 1861-1865, privately printed, 1898, 10 leaves, printed (photocopy)
-Newspaper article, “Shenandoah Valley—Operations in Virginia during the year 1862,” The National Tribune, 14 March 1889, 4 leaves, printed (photocopy)
-Newspaper article, “Fighting them over. “What our veterans have to say about their old campaigns—Battle of Winchester,” The National Tribune, 1 July 1886, 2 leaves, printed (photocopy)
-Excerpt from The Civil War Journal of Billy Davis from Hopewell, Indiana to Port Republic, Virginia, edited by Richard Skidmore, Greencastle, IN: Nuggett Publishers, 1989, 1 leaf, printed (photocopy)
-Newspaper article, “Battle of Kernstown—How Jackson was beaten,” The National Tribune, 4 Feb 1882, 2 leaves, printed (photocopy)
-3 letters from W.P. Israel, a Pennsylvania officer at Kernstown, 5 leaves, manuscript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
-Excerpt from “The Civil War Journal of Oscar F. Rudd, Captain, Company G, 39th Regiment, Illinois Volunteers,” regarding Kernstown and collecting the wounded, 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA
-Excerpt from Blue-Eyed Child of Fortune, the Civil War Letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, edited by Russell Duncan, Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, 1992, 4 leaves, print (photocopy)
-Letter from R.G. Shaw, 2d Mass. Volunteers, to Lt. Col. George L. Andrews, dated 17 May 1862, 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy), Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the Banks Collection of the manuscript division, library of congress
-Newspaper article, “From Gen. Banks’ Division, Correspondence of the Palladium,” regarding 1st Kernstown, Palladium, Richmond, Indiana, 12 April 1862, 3 leaves, print (photocopy)
-Letter to Alfred Aurandts (84th Pennsylvania) at Yellow Springs to his mother Margaret Aurandts, Blair County, Pa., regarding 1st Kernstown, 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the Aurandt Collection of Pattee Library Archives, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
-Letter from Col. Nathan Kimball, 14th Ind. Volunteers, to A.P. Morton, regarding 1st Kernstown, dated 26 March 1862, 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from Morton Correspondence, Indiana Archives, Indianapolis
-Maps, “Sketch of the Battle of Kernstown, Confederate Forces,” 23 March, 1862, 1 leaf, print (photocopy); maps of Winchester (Kernstown) from Jedediah Hotchkiss’s sketchbook, 2 leaves, map (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the manuscript division, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
-newspaper article, “A Hospital Scene,” about 1st Kernstown wounded, Cincinnati Daily Enquirer, 8 April 1862, 1 leaf, printed (photocopy)
-Letter from B. Morris Popeland to Major General Banks, dated 14 May 1862, Strasburg, Va., 4 leaves, manuscript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the Banks Collection of the manuscript division, library of congress
-Excerpt from The Civil War Letters of Col. Elijah H.C. Cavins, 14th Indiana, regarding First Kernstown and Union sentiment in Martinsburg, compiled by Barbara A. Smith, Owensboro, KY: Cook-McDowell Publications, 1981, 5 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Goggin, E.B.–letter to Gen. Lomax, "Last Days of the Confederacy," 1867, 12 pages, manuscript (photocopy), Do Not Reproduce or Publish without Permission from the Archives and Manuscript Department of the Chicago Historical Society

Wallace, Major General Lew—authorizing the release of certain Winchester citizens; 2 leaves, printed (photocopy); obtained from the manuscript division, Library of Congress, Papers of Philip H. Sheridan, box 1, reel 1; DO NOT REPRODUCE OR PUBLISH WITHOUT PERMISSION OF THE MANUSCRIPT DIVISION OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Watkins, Richard–3rd Virginia Cavalry, 1864 Valley Campaign, 9 leaves, manuscript (photocopy), Do Not Reproduce or Publish without Permission from the Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, VA

Wise, Capt Henry C., 4th Regt, 7th Brigade, VA Militia, Muster Roll, Nov 12-Dec 1, 1861, recorded by John Walter Wayland, Ph.D., 3 leaves manuscript (photocopy), Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from Special Collections, Carrier Library, James madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

BOX 4  Military Records

Alexander's staff:
Barbour, Edward, unknown provenance, 3 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy)
Grattan, Charles, unknown provenance, 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy)
Winthrop, Stephen, unknown provenance, 1 leaf, manuscript; 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form (photocopy); 5 leaves, typescript (photocopy) from Ever Glorious The Story of the 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment, vol. 1, by Bernard Rigby, before the book was published

Cole, Henry—Company A., First Potomac Home Brigade, Maryland Cavalry, unknown provenance, 20 leaves, manuscript (photocopy); 22 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy)

Corliss, Augustus W.Second Regiment, Rhode Island Cavalry, unknown provenance, 4 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy); 1 leaf, printed (photocopy)

Dispatches – List of Dispatches between Union commanders in Northern Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley, July 30-August 28, 1862 held by the Chicago History Museum, 2 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Dawson, Francis W.General and Staff Corps, CSA, Veteran’s file, National Archives, 101 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy); 21 leaves, manuscript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the National Archives, Washington, DC.

Early, Jubal – Correspondence from “Jeb” Stuart, October 7, 1861, 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy) DO NOT REPPRODUCE IN ENTIRETY OR PUBLISH WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM THE VIRGINIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Jackson's staff—
Allan, William, unknown provenance, 17 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy)
Archer, William M., unknown provenance, 74 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy)

Jackson's staff—
Barton, Seth M., unknown provenance, 13 leaves, manuscript (photocopy); 25 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy); 7 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
Bier, George H., unknown provenance, 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy); 4 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy)
Harmon, John A., unknown provenance, 17 leaves, manuscript (photocopy); 14 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy); 4 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
Lee, Hugh H., unknown provenance, 2 leaves, typescript (photocopy); 2 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy)

Jackson's staff—
Truehart, Daniel, unknown provenance, 27 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy)
Walker, Isaac, unknown provenance, 15 leaves, manuscript (photocopy); 32 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy); 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy)

Longstreet's staff—
Cullen, Dr. J.S.D., unknown provenance, 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy)
Dawson, Francis W., unknown provenance, 2 leaves, typescript (photocopy); 5 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy)
Mitchell, Sam P., unknown provenance, 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy); 4 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy)
Moses, R.I, unknown provenance, 5 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy)

Jesse Scout -- Marsh, Charles H., Medal of Honor, four leaves, photocopy

Longstreet's staff—
Manning, P.T., unknown provenance, 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy); 24 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy); 21 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Means, Samuel C.Company A, Loudoun County Independent Rangers, unknown provenance, 5 leaves, manuscript (photocopy); 7 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy) 2 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Milroy, Gen. Robert H., notes from Vol. I, Milroy family letters 1862-1863, unknown provenance, 1 item, 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Ordinance staff—
Alexander, Ed. P., unknown provenance, 10 leaves, manuscript (photocopy); 15 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy); 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy)
Duffey, George, unknown provenance, 9 leaves, manuscript (photocopy); 9 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy); 11 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Powell, Captain Walter, A., -- Service Record, 1st West Virginia Cavalry, Co. A, 17 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy)

Powell, Brig. Gen. William H.,--Service Record, 2nd West Virginia Cavalry, Co. B., Compiled by Allan Tischler, two leaves, typescript,

Russell, Charles W.First Maryland Cavalry, unknown provenance, 16 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy); 21 leaves, manuscript (photocopy); 3 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Sheridan’s Staff –
Forsyth, James W., 9 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)
Kingsbury, Charles, 14 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)
Meigs, John C, 6 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)
Moore, T. W. C., 8 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)
Newhall, F. C., 3 leaves, manuscript, (photocopy)

Union Commanders ListAdjutant General History, 12 leaves, typescript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the manuscript division, Microfilm M1098, Records of the Adjutant General’s Office, 1780s-1917, Record Group (RG) 94, National Archives, Washington, DC.

Whipple, Sgt. William B.—Service Record, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry, Co. A, unnumbered items, photocopies

Wharton, Brig-Gen. Gabrielcorrespondence with James B. Clay, Jr., 1905, regarding 3rd Winchester, et al., 5 items, 13 leaves, typescript, 32 leaves, manuscript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the manuscript division, Henry Clay Family Papers, Part II, Family Correspondence, Container 47, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

White, Julius – 37 Illinois Infantry, unknown provenance, 8 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy); 9 leaves, manuscript (photocopy); 8 leaves, typescript (photocopy); 1 leaf, printed (photocopy)

BOX 5 Draft and Supporting Documents of Book

The History of the Harper's Ferry Cavalry Expedition, September 14 & 25. 1862, by Allan Tischler, 1993 (available in Archives Reading Room, call number 973.7336 Tis)

"Devil Take the Hindmost,"the Union evacuation of Harper's Ferry, by Allan Tischler, unpublished, September 1862, 38 leaves, typescript, 34 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
Do Not Photocopy without Permission from Author.

Draft of BookPart One and supporting documents, Part One: "Prelude and Formation," 90 leaves, typescript (photocopy). Do Not Photocopy without Permission from Author.
Master bibliography, 24 leaves, manuscript and typescript (photocopy)
Newspapers, 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)
Map bibliography, 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)
Chronology of versions, 7 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Draft of BookPart Two: "Harper's Ferry Military Commission," 112 leaves, typescript (photocopy). Do Not Photocopy without Permission from Author.

Draft of BookPart Three, 4 leaves, manuscript (photocopy); 174 leaves, typescript (photocopy).
Do Not Photocopy without Permission from Author.

Topographical maps—Williamsport, MD, and Hagerstown, MD, USGS, 1912, 3 leaves (photocopy) Do Not Photocopy without Permission from Author.

Endnotes, 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy); 70 leaves, typescript (photocopy).
Do Not Photocopy without Permission from Author. 

BOX 6  Civil War Monument Fund

Ornamental Iron Work catalog, Stewart Iron Works Company (Covington, Kentucky), 1 booklet, 1 price list, 4 pages, printed

First Maryland C.S. Artillery Monument restoration, 2 leaves, manuscript; 11 leaves, typescript; 19 leaves, printed (photocopy)
-Correspondence
-Reference list
-Excerpt from Richard Snowden Andrews, A Memoir, by Tunstall Smith, pp. 26-28, 45-48, 96-114 Baltimore: Sun Printing Co., 1910.
-Newspaper article, “Heroic Defense of Bridge at Stephenson’s Depot, Va.,” Confederate Veteran, Nashville, TN, Vol. 29, No. 2, February 1921, 2 leaves, print (photocopy)
-Newspaper article, “Tablet in Memory of Col. Andrews Unveiled,” Winchester Evening Star, Winchester, VA, Vol. 25, No. 132, 5 December 1920, 2 leaves, print (photocopy)
-Notes about the monument inscription, 1 leaf, typescript with notes

Preserving Monuments—News Articles, January 26, 2006; 4 leaves, printed

Union Monument restorationNational Cemetery, Winchester, VA, news article, “Union Monuments Are Polished Up to Give Union Its Due,” Winchester Star, 19 Sept. 1992, 2 leaves, printed (photocopy)

BOX 7

Newspaper article, "The War Day by Day Fifty Years Ago," Boston Sunday Globe, 20  September 1914, 11 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Stories of the Civil War, Congressional Publishing Co., 1965, 52 pages, print

"The War of 1861-1865: Virginia and the War," An educational presentation by The Richmond Times-Dispatch and The Richmond News Leader (second printing with new Gettysburg map), 40 pages, printed

"This Week" Magazine Keepsake Issues—1965-1968, series on American History highlighting the Civil War, 7 issues

Valley News Echo, published by the Potomac Edison Company, Hagerstown, MD, reproduced Civil War news in newspaper format, 1859-1865, 42 items

BOX 8

Scrapbook containing articles of Civil War era, bound, includes loose drawings

BOX 9

Preservation of Battlefields and National Cemetery, itemized list available in Archives

BOX 10

Preservation of Battlefields, itemized list available in Archives

BOX 11—African American

Lest We Forget – 1994-1995, quarterly magazine devoted to African-American history, 5 items, 81 pages, printed

Hall, Pvt. Edward—Pension Application, March 19, 1889, 30th U.S. Colored Volunteers, Co. G, 15 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy)

King J., Dr. Martin L. – An essay by Rachel Tischler, 1 leaf, typescript

Negro Contrabands from Winchester/Frederick County, 3 leaves, typescript

“Negro Soldiers in the Civil War,” by James I. Robertson Jr., reprinted from
Civil War Times Illustrated, Gettysburg, PA, 1969 Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from Civil War Times Illustrated, Gettysburg, PA.

New York, 1st (Lincoln) Cavalry – April 1864, excerpt from History of First Volunteer Cavalry of the War, “A History of the First New York (Lincoln) Cavalry and also as the Sabre Regiment, its Organization, Campaigns and Battles,” by Jas. H. Stevenson, Harrisonburg, PA, Patriot Publishing Co., 1879, pp. 256-259, 3 leaves printed (photocopy), 1 leaf manuscript

Report of Persons Escaping Service Against the Government of the United States, 7 leaves manuscript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the manuscript division, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

“People of Color in the Civil War Connected to this Area,” by Allan Tischler (May 15, 2016); 2 leaves, printed

“Storer College, Harper’s Ferry, WV (1865-1897), a department honors thesis submitted t the history department of Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon, by Mary Ellen McClain, April 15, 1974, typescript (photocopy) 115 leaves Do Not Photocopy without Permission from Author.

BOX 12 – Newspaper and Magazine Articles

Army Navy Journal, December 3, 1864, December 31, 1864, 3 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Auburn Daily Advertiser, September 21, 1864, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

Cavalry Journal Articles—1 item, CD

The Baltimore American and Commercial Advertiser, Aug.-Sept. 1964, 1864 Valley Campaign, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

The Baltimore American and Commercial Advertiser, Oct. 1864-Apr 1865, 1864 Valley Campaign, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

Baltimore and Ohio Magazine, “When Stonewall Jackson Saluted Billy Jones”, by Margaret Talbott Stevens, February, 1862, 4 leaves, printed (photocopy)

The Boston Globe, “The War Day by Day Fifty Years Ago”, The Third Battle of Winchester, September 20-22, 26, 1914, 4 leaves, printed (photocopy)

The Boston Globe, The War Day by Day Fifty Years Ago”, The Battle of Tom’s Brook, October 9, 13-15, 18, 1914, 5 leaves, printed (photocopy

The Boston Globe, “The War Day by Day Fifty Years Ago), The Battle of Cedar Creek, October 19, 1864, 2 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Cincinnati Commercial Gazette, “The Rebel Flags”, June 15, 1887, three leaves, printed (photocopy)

The Daily Courier (Buffalo, NY), September 21, 1864, unnumbered leaves, printed (photocopy)

Daily Evening Gazette (Indianapolis, IN), October 21, 1864, unnumbered leaves, printed (photocopy)

The Daily Free Press (Burlington, VT), October 29, 1864, 1 leaf, printed (photocopy)

Daily Gazette, September 20-21, 1864, unnumbered leaves, printed (photocopy)

Daily National Intelligence – 1864 Valley Campaign, Aug.-Oct. 1864, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

Indianapolis Daily Journal, September 29, 1864, unnumbered leaves, printed (photocopy)

Hartford Daily Courant, September 21, 1864, unnumbered leaves, printed (photocopy)

Lynchburg Virginian, September 24-26, 1864, unnumbered leaves, printed (photocopy)

The National Tribune (Washington, DC), Oct. 1916, Battles of Fisher’s Hill, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

New York Daily News – Dec. 1865-Jan. 1866, Gen. Early, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

The New York Daily Tribune, Sept.-Oct. 1864, Battles in the Shenandoah Valley, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

New York Evening Post – Aug., Oct. 1864 includes interview with Brig. Gen. George Custer, Oct. 25, 1864, unnumbered items printed (photocopy)

The New York Herald, The Second Battle of Winchester, June 22, 1863, 1 leaf, printed (photocopy)

The New York Herald, Sept.-Oct. 1864, Battles of the Shenandoah Valley—1864, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

The New York Times, Sept-Oct. 1864, Battle of Opequon, Col. Patton’s death, Battle of Cedar Creek, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

The New York Times, January, 1865, unnumbered leaves, printed (photocopy)

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Sept. 1864, Battles in the Shenandoah Valley—1864, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

The Philadelphia Weekly Times, 1881, 1885, Battle of Kernstown, Second Battle of Winchester, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

The Richmond Enquirer, Oct. [1864], unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

The Richmond Whig, Sept. 1864, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

The Richmond Whig, October 1, 1864, “The Battle of Winchester”, 3 leaves, printed (photocopy); October 12, 1864, Reply from Colonel Smith, 3 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

The Sentinel (Richmond, VA), September 24-26, 1864, unnumbered leaves, printed (photocopy)

The World New York, Sept. 1864, Battles of the Shenandoah Valley—1864, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

BOX 13 – Battles of Opequon and Cedar Creek

Battle of Opequon

Battle of Opequon—letter from Lt. Col. Casper Crowinshield, 2nd Mass. Cav., Mt. Crawford, VA, Oct. 2, 1864, 2 items manuscript, typescript
Do Not Publish without Permission from Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA.

Battle of Opequon—List of Rebel Officers Captured… Sept. 19, 1864, printed in The Richmond Whig, Oct. 7, 1864, typescript by Allan Tischler, Jan. 2003, 2 leaves typescript

“Battle of Opequon, Part Taken by Averill’s Division,” The National Tribune, Oct. 24, 1918, 3 leaves printed (photocopy)

Battle of Winchester, Sept. 19, 1864—Smith, Maj. Howard M., 1st New York Dragoons, 4 leaves typescript Do Not Publish without Permission from Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

DuPont, Col. Henry A., DuPont’s Map of 3rd Winchester Battlefield, 1864, Report of 1864, Shenandoah Valley, 3 leaves typescript, 1 leaf (photocopy), 2 leaves manuscript; 7 leaves typescript (photocopy) Do Not Reproduce or Publish without Permission from Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE.

Hastings, Capt. Russell B. – Map of Third Battlefield of Winchester, 3 leaves, manuscript (photocopy) Do Not Publish without Permission from Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Speigel Grove, Fremont, Ohio, “Russell B. Hastings Papers.”

[Hastings, Russell B.], unnumbered, typescript accounts, photostats Do Not Publish without Permission from Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Speigel Grove, Fremont, Oh, “Russell B. Hastings Papers.”

Merritt, General Wesley – regarding 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign, James River Expedition, and Gen. R.E. Lee at Appomattox Court House, 11 items, manuscript (photocopy) Do Not Publish without Written Permission from New York Public Library, New York City, NY.

”Sheridan’s Final Charge at Winchester,” 3 items, 1 color postcard; 1 leaf, printed (photocopy); 1 booklet, 6 leaves, printed (photocopy)

“Sheridan’s Battle of Winchester” by Captain William DeForest, Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, January 1, 1865, Vol. XXX, 4 leaves, printed (photocopy)

”The Final Charge at Winchester – September 19, 1864,” presented by Allan Tischler to Eastern Cavalry Theater Seminar, 39 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Torbett Letters – finding aid from University of Alaska, no date,  10 leaves, typescript (photocopy) 

Battle of Cedar Creek

Battle of Cedar Creek—letter from Pvt. Josiah Bloss, 17th Penn. Cav., Oct. 20, 1864, 2 leaves manuscript (photocopy) 1 news article, 1 leaf printed (photocopy) DO NOT PUBLISH WITHOUT WRITTENPERMISSION FROM PENNSYLVANIA STATE ARCHIVES

Battle of Cedar Creek – Douglas-Nellis Family, Letter to Matilda, October 27, 1864, 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy) DO NOT PUBLISH WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF THE BENTLEY HISTORICAL LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

Early, Gen. Jubal—Letter to Col. Alexander Boteler, Oct. 31, 1864, two leaves, ms, (printed), one leaf, printed (photocopy)
DO NOT COPY IN ENTIRETY OR PUBLISH WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THE OWNER OF THE ORIGINAL

Flags Captured by Sheridan’s forces from Early’s forces. 1864-1865, compiled by Allen Tischler , Feb., 2007, two leaves, typescript

Battle of Cedar Creek, A Full Description, Daily National Intelligencer, October 26, 1864, 4 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Battle of Cedar Creek – Kidd, Colonel J. H., Michigan Cavalry Brigade, Letters to his parents, October 15, 1864, 1 leaf, October 21, 1864, 6 leaves, manuscript (photocopy) DO NOT PUBLISH WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF THE BENTLEY HISTORICAL LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

Battle of Cedar Creek – Lawson, Charles, Letter to Jamie, Oct. 24, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. He was in Co. K, 8th Indiana Veteran Vol. Infantry, Shunk’s  th Brigade, Grover’s/Birge’s 2nd Division, XIX Corps, Army of the Shenandoah,                                       2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy), transcript 1 leaf, typescript DO NOT PUBLISH OR REPRODUCE IN ENTIRETY WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF THE INDIANA STATE :LIBRARY.

Battle of Cedar Creek – Maltoon, Gersham, Letter to W. H. Jackson, December 12, 1908, 10 leaves, manuscript (photocopy) DO NOT PUBLISH WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF THE BENTLEY HISTORICAL LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

“Battle of Cedar Creek—Popular History Refuted,” chapter from War Sketches and Incidents, by Captain E. D. Hadley, unknown publishing information, 38 leaves printed (photocopy)

Battle of Cedar Creek -- “Sheridan’s Victory of Middletown” (Cedar Creek), by Captain William DeForest, Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, February, 1865, Vol. CLXXVII, 5 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Battle of Cedar Creek – Wickman, Don, “It Is a Grand Picture, The Battle of Cedar Creek”, Rutland Daily Herald, February 15, 2001, 4 leaves, printed (photocopy), 3 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

“Last Days of the Confederacy,” Aug. 15, 1864-Apr. 15, 1865, 23 leaves manuscript (photocopy) Do Not Publish without Permission from Chicago Historical Society, Chicago, IL

Monthly Returns–Aug.-Sept. 1864, 3 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)
3rd West Virginia Cavalry, Aug. 1864
7th Michigan Cavalry, Sept. 1864
25th New York cavalry, Sept. 1864

“My Accounting of Things Cedar Creek,” by Allan Tischler (May 10, 2016); 3 leaves, printed

Civil War Era Art/Photographs – 3 leaves, printed (photocopy)
Warberg, 2 sketches from Skizzer Fran Nord Americanska Kirget
Confederate Prisoners by E. Forbes
Bridge Over Cedar Creek, The Soldier in Our Civil War: A Pictorial History of the Conflict, 1861-1865, 1 leaf, printed (photocopy)                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Letter from Chicago Historical Society to Allan Tischler, July 1, 1998, regarding art work in their collection,

Wickman, Don—“It is a Grand Picture, The Battle of Cedar Creek,” Rutland Daily Herald (February 15, 2001); 7 leaves, printed and manuscript 

MAPCASE 1, DRAWER 5

Issues of Civil War Centennial, Dulles Publishing Company, April 9, 1965, newsprint

MAPCASE 1, DRAWER 16

Newspaper article, New York Times, October 27, 1864, "Battle of Cedar Creek"

MapCW56 – New York Herald, June 22, 1863, “Second Battle of Winchester”

MapCW57 – 3rd Battle of Winchester (This map may not be published without the permission of the Rutherford B. Hayes Center, Fremont, Ohio)

MAPCASE 2, DRAWER C

Map CW40–"Battlefield of Winchester, VA (sometimes called Opequon) [September 19, 1864]," pp. 24-33 from William Whitney's Atlas

Map CW51 -First Battle of Winchester, VA, May 25, 1862, color, 33x33, 1 leaf, printed

Map CW 52-Third Battle of Winchester, September 19, 1864, 5am-3pm, color, 33x33, 1 leaf, printed

Map CW53 - Third Battle of Winchester, September 19, 1863, 3pm-5pm, color, 33x33, 1 leaf, printed

MICROFILM (in cabinets in Archives Reading Room)
Civil War Service and Hospital Records

Letters from Patten, George D. to his mother, Sarah S. Patten, 8 letters, September 6-October 27, 1864
DO NOT REPRODUCE IN ITS ENTIRETY OR PUBLISH WITRHOUT THE PERMISSION OF THE HUNTINGTON LIBRARY, SAN MARINO, CALIFORNIA

"Personal Reminiscences of the Confederate War," by Charles Venable, CSA. September 28, 1889, manuscript (under Civil War Service and Hospital Records), Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the National Archives, Washington, DC.

U.S. Army generals' reports of Civil War service, 1864-1867, Roll 4, Volumes VI and VII (under Civil War Service and Hospital Records), Do Not Reproduce in Entirety or Publish without Permission from the National Archives, Washington, DC.

MICROFICHE (WV Genealogist -- box in Reading Room)

Brig. Gen. C. Grover, 19th Corps, Sheridan's Army -- National Archives – 4 fiche

PHOTOGRAPHS: There are photographs of local Civil War sites, many of which have been found in other institutions and copies collected for the Stewart Bell Jr. Archives.

These can be found in our Past Perfect computer located in the Stewart Bell Jr. Archives found in the lower level of the Handley Library.