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Creator:Saltus, James C.
Title:James C. Saltus letter and manuscript
Date(s):1862-1864
Call No:MSS 0098, F0102
Abstract:Confederate Lieutenant James C. Saltus's handwritten manuscript describing his Civil War experience from April-June 1864. The manuscript was written while Saltus was a prisoner of war at Division 22 Officers[...] Barracks, Fort Delaware, on October 14, 1864. Also included is a letter from Saltus to his niece on her letter writing and family matters, sent while he was at Fort Delaware.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons
Creator:Hopkins, Charles B., Lt. -1817
Title:United States Army 42nd infantry muster roll
Date(s):1814
Call No:MSS 0098, F0016
Abstract:Descriptive list of a detachment of recuits assigned to the 42nd regiment, United States Infanty, forwarded to Camp McComb near New Castle, Delaware, by order of Major Thomas Stockton.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century | United States--History--War of 1812
Creator:Rutherford, Alexander
Title:Alexander Rutherford receipt
Date(s):1778
Call No:MSS 0098, F0022
Abstract:A handwritten receipt acknowledging delivery of seven regimental coats from Thomas Rodney, Clothier General for Delaware State, for seven soldiers of the Delaware regiment working in the Continental shoe factory[...] in Newark, Delaware.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century | United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Creator:McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817
Title:John Dickinson and Thomas McKean letter to Caesar Rodney
Date(s):1779
Call No:MSS 0098, F0054
Abstract:Founding Father of the United States and politician John Dickinson along with Delegate to the Continental Congress and signer of the Declaration of Independence Thomas McKean wrote to President of[...] Delaware Caesar Rodney concerning the capture of sixty-four prisoners aboard the British sloop-of-war, Harlem, and requesting the appointment of a sufficient guard to take them into custody in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on July 22, 1779.
Subjects:Philadelphia (Pa.) | United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
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:Wailes, Sydney I.
Title:Lieutenant Sydney I. Wailes letters to unidentified recipient
Date(s):1864
Call No:MSS 0098, F0096
Abstract:Two handwritten letters from Lieutenant Sydney I. Wailes, who served at Fort Delaware during the Civil War, to his friends, describing the day to day activities at the Fort. Typed[...] transcripts of the letters are available in the collection file.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Fort Delaware (Del.)