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Creator:United States. Army
Title:William G. Robelen U.S. Army discharge document
Date(s):1864
Call No:MSS 0098, F0115
Abstract:U.S. Army discharge document for William G. Robelen, after three years of service in the G Company, 6th Regiment of the U.S. Cavalry, at age 18, on August 4, 1864.
Subjects:Delaware | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Creator:Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898
Title:Emile E. Bucher documents
Date(s):1863-1888
Call No:MSS 0098, F0121
Abstract:A certificate of exemption for a drafted person on account of disability dated September 16, 1863, certifying that by reason of physical disability, Emile J. Bucher, of Wilmington's 3rd Ward[...] in New Castle County, is unfit for military duty. The second document is an oversized United States of America passport for Emile E. Bucher (1868-1914), Bucher's son, describing his physical characteristics, signed by U.S. Senator Thomas F. Bayard (D-Del., 1869-1885), and issued on September 6, 1888.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.) | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Creator:Kirkwood, Robert, 1756-1791
Title:Robert Kirkwood documents from the collection of Helen and Paul Elm
Date(s):1779-1780
Call No:MSS 0777
Abstract:This collection features a letter, dated June 23, 1777, from Captain Robert Kirkwood of Newark, Delaware, to his father (Robert Kirkwood, Sr.) during the Continental Army's New Jersey Campaign of[...] the American Revolutionary War. The collection also contains military records related to officer appointments, muster rolls, subsistence rolls, and clothing supplies.
Subjects:United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Personal Narratives | United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--American forces | Soldiers | Military officers | More Subjects
Creator:Southmayd, Henry J., Jr., 1915-1967
Title:Henry J. Southmayd, Jr., World War II letters to the Southmayd family
Date(s):1940-1967
Call No:MSS 0666
Abstract:This collection consists of 58 letters written by Henry J. Southmayd, Jr., to his family between 1940 and 1945 while serving in the 65th Fighter Squadron, 57th Fighter Group of[...] the 12th Army Air Force. The letters detail his recruitment into the Army Air Corps and subsequent training as well as the events and conditions experienced while participating in the North African and Italian campaigns of the European Theater during World War II.
Subjects:World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Africa, North--Personal narratives | World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy--Personal narratives | World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations--Personal narratives | World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives | More Subjects
Creator:Thatcher, Joseph L., -1886
Title:Thatcher family papers
Date(s):1870-1941
Call No:MSS 0155
Abstract:Small group of miscellaneous papers relating to several generations of the Thatcher family of Wilmington, Delaware. Papers include correspondence, military documents, photographs, notebooks, legal documents, and miscellaneous material.
Subjects:Seamen | Delaware--History--19th century | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Nineteenth-century American military collection
Date(s):1846-1903
Call No:MSS 0541
Abstract:The Nineteenth-century American military collection is an artificial collection that contains 1.6 linear feet of American military records spanning the period 1846-1903. The bulk of the collection dates from the[...] American Civil War (1861-1865). Additional records are from the Reconstruction period (1865-1877) and the remainder of the nineteenth century. There are also five items pertaining to the Mexican War (1846-1848) and two documents from the U.S. Army Corps of Topographical Engineers from 1856-1858. The records primarily document the administrative and bureaucratic logistics of waging a war and maintaining an army. Items include official correspondence between officers; orders; morning, trimonthly, and consolidated reports of unit manpower and supplies; food inspections; cargo and livestock manifests; provisions for supplies; and discharges and appointments of individual soldiers. Some personal letters (11 items) to and from Civil War soldiers are also present, as are a number of personal letters to and from Civil War veterans written during the post-war period.
Subjects:Mexican War, 1846-1848 | Patronage, Political--United States--History--19th century | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) | Soldiers | More Subjects
Creator:Jones, Thomas F., Sr.
Title:Thomas F. Jones, Sr., papers regarding the Civilian Conservation Corps and Pearl Harbor
Date(s):1937-1946
Call No:MSS 0651
Abstract:This collection consists of photograph albums, training manuals, documents, and artifacts related to Thomas F. Jones, Sr.'s service in the Civilian Conservation Corps and later as a solider in the[...] United States Army Coast Artillery stationed in Hawaii during and after the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Subjects:Artillery, Coast--United States--History--20th century | Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 | World War, 1939-1945--Hawaii | World War, 1939-1945--Artillery operations, American | More Subjects
Creator:Brinnin, John Malcolm, 1916-1998
Title:John Malcolm Brinnin papers supplement
Date(s):1800-1998
Call No:MSS 0103
Abstract:The Supplement to the John Malcolm Brinnin Papers comprises thirteen linear feet of material spanning the dates [1800s]-1998 (bulk dates 1935-1998). Most of the collection consists of letters to[...] Brinnin; poems, a memoir, journals, and articles written by Brinnin; and personal documents, such as a passport, birth certificate, medical and hospice information, draft notice, photographs, and college diploma. However, the supplement also includes books or manuscripts written by other authors and friends, artwork, clippings, computer software, travel brochures and itineraries, and audiovisual material related to Brinnin.
Subjects:Canadian poetry--20th century
Creator:Livermore, W. R. (William Roscoe), 1843-1919
Title:William Livermore papers
Date(s):1814-1919
Call No:MSS 0157
Abstract:The William Livermore papers give a comprehensive account of the career of a U.S. Army engineer in the mid-to-late nineteenth century.
Subjects:Engineers