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Broome County, New York
in the Civil War

Civil War Newspaper Clippings
This is also available in PDF format. These are large files; however, they are exact images of the pages.
      Pages 1 - 10
      Pages 11 - 20
      Pages 21 - 29

 

The following tables are taken from Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of Military Statistics of the State of New York, Albany: Week, Parsons & Co., 1867.
Thank you to Paul Stambach for transcribing this information.

ABSTRACT of Reports from Supervisors of Towns and Treasurer of County, showing amount of moneys received for Bounties, etc., and from what sources in the years 1862, 1863, 1864 and 1865.
TOWNS.  RECEIPTS.
RECEIVED FROM TOWN TAXES RECEIVED FROM TOWN LOANS RECEIVED FROM STATE PAYMASTER GENERAL Total
Received.
  1862. 1863. 1864. 1865. 1862. 1863. 1864. 1865. In cash. State bonds. Interest on bonds.
Barker $940.00 $919.18 $7,328.50 $6,998.18 $600.00 $600.00 $16,474.00 $1,646.00 $5,010.00 $40,515.86
Binghamton $3,000.00 $5,471.17 $13,677.89 $11,956.60 $3,000.00 $5,471.17 $51,850.00 $94,426.83
Chenango $2,970.79 $40.00 $6,519.00 $2,600.00 $11,400.00 $399.00 $23,928.79
Colesville $7,493.78 $29,000.00 $9,450.00 $45,943.78
Conklin*
Kirkwood $215.00 $4,357.00 $4,739.00 $15,000.00 $24,311.00
Lisle $3,801.25 $8,752.65 $19,741.56 $32,295.46
Maine $2,000.00 $13,476.00 $2,000.00 $12,600.00 $30,076.00
Nanticoke*
Port Crane $245.24 $4,930.04 $5,260.07 $245.24 $6,137.00 $10,200.00 $27,017.59
Sanford $25,317.83 $25,317.83 $6,200.00 $56,835.66
Triangle $3,045.82 $6,855.87 $7,752.00 $3,600.00 $21,253.69
Union $2,512.61 $8,284.78 $10,659.08 $2,500.00 $25,000.00 $48,956.39
Vestal $1,863.00 $6,825.00 $8,190.00 $1,800.00 $18,000.00 $36,678.00
Windsor*
TOTALS $10,530.61 $9,606.38 $91,084.11 $77,423.63 $12,500.00 $6,316.41 $209,272.39 $44,446.00 $15,650.00 $5,010.00 $399.00 $482,239.05
* No report received

 

ABSTRACT of Reports from Supervisors of Towns and Treasurer of County, showing amount of moneys paid out for Bounties, etc., and for what purposes paid in the years 1862, 1863, 1864 and 1865.
TOWNS.  EXPENDITURES.
Paid for town bounties.   Paid for fees and expenses. Paid interest on loans. Paid principal of loans. Paid support of families. Misc. State bonds on hand. Cash on hand. Discount on bonds. Reimbursed to tax pay'rs.  Total Paid.  Principal of loans out-standing.
Barker
19,320.00
2,021.00
1,239.36
12,706.50
219.00
…………
5,010.00
…………
…………
…………
40,515.86
6,613.50
Binghamton
60,321.17
3,297.00
4,138.89
25,671.17
998.60
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
94,424.83
34,650.00
Chenango
14,000.00
40.00
629.55
8,300.00
560.24
…………
…………
…………
399.00
…………
23,928.79
5,700.00
Colesville
29,000.00
250.00
1,078.00
15,400.00
215.78
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
45,943.78
13,600.00
Conklin*
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
Kirkwood
15,000.00
280.00
1,214.00
7,500.00
317.00
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
24,311.00
7,500.00
Lisle
19,741.56
350.00
1,708.85
10,495.05
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
32,295.46
9,246.51
Maine
14,600.00
83.00
763.00
14,600.00
30.00
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
30,076.00
…………
Nanticoke*
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
Port Crane
16,582.24
…………
1,549.44
8,659.24
226.67
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
27,017.59
7,923.00
Sanford
25,317.83
…………
…………
25,317.23
…………
…………
…………
…………
6,200.00
56,835.56
…………
Triangle
11,353.00
666.00
624.69
8,611.00
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
21,253.69
2,741.00
Union
27,500.00
2,177.00
1,879.39
17,400.00
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
48,956.39
10,100.00
Vestal
19,800.00
900.00
1,728.00
13,800.00
450.00
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
36,678.00
6,000.00
Windsor*
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
…………
$272,534.80 $10,464.00 $16,522.78 $168,460.79 $3,017.29 $5,010.00 $399.00 $6,200.00 $482,239.00 $104,074.01
           *No report received

 

Index to Newspaper Articles from Albany County periodicals.
Indexed by David Moore.

An Excel spreadsheet with this data is here.

Binghamton Democrat
City: Broome
County: Binghamton
Frequency: Weekly
Date Title
1862:01:09 [List] of 27th New York Infantry released prisoners.
1862:01:09 Capt. Shillingshaw [Robert T. Shillinglaw, 79th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. I], wounded and captured at First Bull Run [7/21/61], has returned to Binghamton.

 

Binghamton standard
City: Broome
County: Binghamton
Frequency: Weekly
Date Title
1861:01:02 [Letter], fr. "Hampden" [Pvt. William H. H. Brainerd, Co. D], dated Camp Clara, [12]/24/61.  Lt. Col. Alex D. Adams, of the "Reserve Corps" at Bull Run.
1861:04:17 [Ed.]. "The peepers have commenced their annual spring concert.
1861:04:24 War meeting in Binghamton at Firman's Hall.
1861:04:24 War meeting at Stair Arms Co. [Desc. & resolutions].
1861:04:24 Col. Robie has commenced enl. Vols.
1861:04:24 Co. A, Capt. H.[iram] C. Rodgers [roster].
1861:05:01 A company in this county forming, the Broome Guards.
1861:05:01 [List] of vols. In county, by village and town.
1861:05:01 Capt. J.[oseph] J. Bartlett has been busily occupied the past week in drilling his co., and they are making rapid progress.
1861:05:01 Co. A, Capt. H.[iram] C. Rodgers has been receiving recruits and is now full.
1861:05:01 This place [Owego] has raised a vol. co. of 77 men, who have passed insp., and promptly repaired to rendevous at Albany, cmd. By I.S. Catlin.
1861:05:01 Officer of vols., please send us rosters so as to aid in corres. of families, etc.
1861:05:01 Rush for daily papers almost unprecedented: 600-700 sold as soon as rec'd at Preston & Sears, newsdealers and booksellers.
1861:05:01 [Ed.].  On influence of newspapers.
1861:05:08 [Corres.].  "Hampden."
1861:05:08 Owego has voed $6,000 for families of vols.
1861:05:08 Another company raised, Capt. Sumner Barstow; to rendevous at Elmira this week.
1861:05:08 Capt. [James] Tyrell, with company of 55 vols., left Norwich last Monday.
1861:05:08 A committee formed to recruit a regiment from Chenango and Otsego [Counties].
1861:05:08 Union meeting in Greene on the [April] 29th.
1861:05:08 Cortland and Homer have companies; former Capt. Martin C. Clark and latter Capt. Stow.
1861:05:08 A company at Waverly; Capt. George H. P[owers?].
1861:05:08 The Deposit company rapidly filling up; about 50 men.
1861:05:08 A Maine company is forming; Capt. G.S. Bowers? and others
1861:05:08 [Roster] of Capt. Hiram C. Rodgers' Co. A [with residence]; Co. B, Capt. Joseph J. Bartlett; Co. C, Capt. Peter Jay [officers only].  A & B leaving today; escorted by Fire Dept., F.A. Morgan, Chief Eng.
1861:05:08 Union meeting at Windsor [Dec.].
1861:05:08 Henry Loe (fireman with N.Y. & Erie RR) , of Co. B, was presented with a revolver by Nathan R. Whitney (fr. Republican).
1861:05:08 [Letter], fr. "Hampden" [Pvt. William H. H. Brainerd, Co. D], dated Barracks, Co. A, Elmira, N.Y., 5/11/61.
1861:05:22 [Letters], fr. "Hampden" [Pvt. William H. H. Brainerd, Co. D], dated Barracks, Co. A, Elmira, N.Y., 5/14 and 5/20/61.
1861:05:22 [Roster] of Broome Guards, Capt. Ransom Balcom.
1861:09:04 On Monday last quite a number of recruits from adjoining towns of Chenango County assembled at  Greene.
1861:09:11 A new regiment:  the Dickinson Guard [89th N.Y. Inf.].  [Daniel  S.] Dickinson got authority.
1861:09:11 J. M. Johnson and O.[liver] P. Harding [1st Lt., 89th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. K] are recruiting in this place [Co. K, 89th N.Y. Inf.].
1861:09:25 [J. M.] Johnson and [Oliver P.] Harding [1st Lt., 89th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. K] commenced recruiting Company A [K].  Nearly 40 men from Broome, Chenango, Delaware and Otsego [counties].
1862:01:02 [Letter], from "Hampden" [Pvt. William H. H. Brainerd, 27th N.Y. (Inf.), Co. D], dated Camp Clara [Va.?], 12/24/61.  Lt. Col. Alex D. Adams, of the "Reserve Corps" at Bull Run.
1862:04:30 [Letter], from "S.," Cpl., Dickinson Light Art. [16th N.Y. Ind. Bty.].
1862:04:30 [Letter], "War sketches, no. 2, by Cpl. 'S.'," Dickinson Light Artiller [16th N.Y. Ind. Bty.].
1862:05:07 [Letter], from "A volunteer," no. 45, "Hampden" [Pvt. William H. H. Brainerd, 27th N.Y. (Inf.), Co. D], dated Tyler's Landing, Va., 4/25/62.
1862:05:07 [Letter], from "Hampden", no. 46,  [Pvt. William H. H. Brainerd, 27th N.Y. (Inf.), Co. D], dated Tyler's Landing, Va., 5/4/62.
1862:05:07 [Letter], from "Hampden", no. 47,  [Pvt. William H. H. Brainerd, 27th N.Y. (Inf.), Co. D], on steamship Spaulding, opp. Williamsburg, Va., 5/6/62.  The fleet steamed up from Yorktown at 8 am.  "Our regiment, owing to the pr. of Gen. Kearney, is now the …
1862:05:07 [Corres.], from "L. R. E."
1862:05:14 [Letter], from "Newton," from the Dickinson Guards [89th N.Y. (Inf.)], dated Camp Dickinson, Roanoke Island, N.C., 4/22/62.
1862:05:21 [Letter], from "A volunteer," no. 48,  [Pvt. William H. H. Brainerd, 27th N.Y. (Inf.), Co. D], dated West Point, Va., 5/8/62.
1862:05:21 [Corres.], from "L. R. E.," no. 3, camp of the 50th N.Y. Vols. [Eng.], near York, Va., 5/5/62.
1862:05:28 [Corres.], from "L. R. E.," no. 4, on board steamer Georgiana, near Baltimore, Md.  With the 50th N.Y. Engineers, near York, Va., 5/5/62.
1862:06:04 [Letter], from "Hampton," no. 51 [Pvt. William H. H. Brainerd, 27th N.Y. (Inf.), Co. D], dated six miles from Richmond [Va.], 5/23/62.
1862:06:11 [Letter], from "A volunteer," no. 52 [Pvt. William H. H. Brainerd, 27th N.Y. (Inf.), Co. D], dated Mechanicville, five miles from Richmond [Va.], 5/29/62.
1862:06:11 [Letter], from Lt. O.[rrin] E. Hine [50th N.Y. (Eng.). Co. E], to N. W. Eastman, of Maine [N.Y.], n.d.
1862:06:18 [Letter], "from an officer" of the 16th N.Y. Ind. Bty. (formerly Dickinson Artillery), dated Fort Mahan, D.C., 5/29/62.
1862:06:25 [Letter], from "A volunteer," no. 53 [Pvt. William H. H. Brainerd, 27th N.Y. (Inf.), Co. D], n.d.
1862:06:25 A private letter received near this place, describing Stephen DiLeonard, Co. F, 70th N.Y. at the Battle of Williamsburg.

 

Broome gazette
City: Broome
County: Whitney Point
Frequency: Weekly
Date Title
1863:03:19 [Letter], from "L. T. M.," 16th N.Y. Bty. [L. Art.], dated Camp Barry [Va.], 3/9/63.
1863:04:02 [Letter], from 2nd Lt. E.[ri] S. Watson, 27th N.Y. [(Inf.). Co. D], dated 3/23/63.  Camp news.
1863:04:09 [Letter], from L.[ucian] S. Crandall, 109th N.Y. [(Inf.) Co. D], dated 4/6/63.  Camp news.
1863:10:01 Forty stands of arms have arrived for the company of National Guards Co. K?].  Drums, fifes and cannon expected soon.
1863:10:01 Lt. E.[ri] S. Watson's "History of the 27th N.Y. Regiment" [Inf.] will commence on the 15th.
1863:10:01 Company K, N.Y.S.N.G.  Will meet at Rogers Hall, Whitney Point, on 10/3, signed S. D. Twiss.
1863:10:01 186 soldiers passed through on Monday last from Elmira to Syracuse to protect the draft.
1863:10:01 The draft has been Syracuse; enough men enrolled.
1863:10:01 "History of the 27th N.Y. Regiment" [Inf.] [1st installment?], by Lt. E.[ri] S. Watson.
1864:02:19 [Letter], from 1st Lt., "Asst. Adj." F.[rancis] Burghardt, 89th N.Y. [(Inf.)]. Co. F.
1864:04:14 "Incidental sketches of the 27th N.Y. State Volunteers" [Inf.], by an officer, "E. S. W." [Lt. Eri S. Watson, Co. D].  [Desc.] skirmish at Mechanicsville, Va., 5/24/62.
1864:04:14 Maj. M.[ilo] B. Eldredge, after a brief sojourn north, left for the front.

 

Broome Republican
City: Broome
County: Binghamton
Frequency: Weekly
Date Title
1862:04:16 [Letter]x, from "Walie" [27th N.Y. (Inf.)], dated Catlett's Station, 39 miles from Alexandria [Va.], 4/7/62.
1862:04:16 [Letter]x, from N.[athaniel] E. Pierson [Chap., 89th N.Y. (Inf.)], dated Roanoke Island, N.C., 4/1/62.  Death of Odly. Sgt. B. [David] C. Durand, of typhoid, 3/25.
1862:04:16 [Letter]x, from G. H. Moon [USN (USS Louisiana)], dated Newbern, N.C., 3/18?/62.  Desc, Battle of Roanoke and account of taking of Newbern, N.C.
1862:04:23 [Letter]x, from "Barley Q." [27th N.Y. (Inf.)], dated camp, near Catlett's Station, Va., 4/11/62.
1862:04:23 [Letter]x, from "Bob" [89th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. G], dated Roanoke Island, Camp Dickinson, 89th Regiment, Com. G, 4/4/62,  Camp life; rumors.
1862:04:23 [Letter]x, from "Barley Q." [27th N.Y. (Inf.)], dated Marshall House, Alexandria, Va., 4/14/62.
1862:04:23 [Letter]x, from "A volunteer, Co. G" [89th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. G], dated Roanoke Island, 4/10/62.
1862:04:30 [Letter]x, from "Barley Q." [27th N.Y. (Inf.)], dated Mouth [of] Pocossin River, on board Steam Ship S. R. Spaulding [Va.], 4/30/62.  Waiting to ship out upstream.  [Desc. Spaulding.
1862:04:30 [Letter], from N.[athan] A. Newton, [1st Lt., 89th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. B], dated Roanoke Island, N.C., Camp Dickinson, 4/13/62.  Rumors of movement.
1862:04:30 [Letter]x, Charles B. Fairchild [27th N.Y. (Inf.)], dated Salisbury, N.C., 4/1/62.  Waiting to ship out upstream.  [Desc. Spaulding.  POW.
1862:05:07 [Letter], from Frank R. Morse [Cmsy., 7th Ill. (Inf.)], dated HQ, Commissary Dept., five days after the Battle of Pittsburg [Shiloh], Tenn., 4/ /62.  [Desc,] battle.
1862:05:21 [Letter]x, from "*" [27th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. D], dated New Kent County, west bank of the York River, Va., 5/8/62.  [Desc.] skirmish near Eltham's Landing [5/6].  Was with Lt. [1st Sgt. John L.] Bailey that night.
1862:05:21 [Letter]x, from "Walie" [27th N.Y. (Inf.)], dated on board 'the good ship S. R. Spaulding,' in the York River, off Yorktown, bound for Richmond, 5/[5?]/62.  "For the fourth time we are off for Richmond."
1862:06:04 [Letter]x, from [Anon.] [89th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. G], dated Roanoke Island, [N.C.], 5/18/62,
1862:06:04 [Letter], from "W.I.T," [Pvt. Milton I. Tompkins?], 89th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. G, dated Roanoke Island [N.C.], 6/3/62.
1862:06:25 [Letter],x from [Asahel] Maynard [Sgt., 6th (Cav.). Co. G], dated Camp Harris, Washington, D.C., / /62.  [Desc.] camp life.
1862:06:25 [Letter],x from [Anon.] [Unit unknown], dated [1862].  Humorous [Desc.] camp life and foraging on the Peninsula.
1862:06:25 [List] of casualties [at Fair Oaks] in companies of Capt. [Knute O.] Brooks [61st N.Y. Inf. Co. C] and [Arthur L.] Brooks [61st  N.Y. Inf. Co. G], from the Utica herald.
1862:07:02 [Letter]x, from [Anon,] [27th N.Y. (Inf.)], dated camp on Gaines' Hill, near Richmond [Va.], 6/17/62. Picket duty.  Dr. Gaines' farm "is the only nice place I have seen in Virginia."
1862:07:16 [Letter]x, from [Anon,] [27th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. C], dated camp James River, Va., 7/7/62. [Desc.] Battle of Gaines' Mill.
1862:07:23 [Letter], from "W." [89th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. G], dated Camp Dickinson [Roanoke Island, N.C.].  Desc. of camp.
1862:07:23 [Letter], from "True to the Union" [89th N.Y. (Inf.)], dated Roanoke Island, N.C., 6/27/62?.
1862:07:23 [Letter], from H.[enry] C. Eggleston [Pvt.,] 36th Ohio (Inf.) [Co. B], dated camp, Meadow Bluffs, [W.] Va., 6/30/62.  [Desc.] movements with "Gen. Heath's" troops, 6/24-25.
1862:08:20 [Letter], from "Sandford" [89th N.Y. (Inf.)], dated Newport News, Va., 8/2/62.  Ready to move out.
1863:01:28 A new paper to be started in Marathon, the Mirror, 2/1/63.
1863:01:28 Capt. Well's men.  The men that were taken down to the 168th Regiment [N.Y. Inf.], were mustered in on Friday, 1/23/[63].
1863:02:11 [Letter], from "Cisco" [89th N.Y. (Inf.)], dated camp, opposite Fredericksburg, Va., 1/28/63.  To William Stuart.
1863:02:11 [Letter], from "M." [109th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. E], dated Annapolis Jct., Md., 2/4/[63].  "Our Captain [Lewis] is a model captain."
1863:02:11 [Ed.].  "The Negro Soldier Bill."  "We cannot see any reasonable objection to the bill becoming law.?
1863:02:11 Capt. [Charles A.] Wells has got orders to join the old regiment [27th N.Y. Inf. Co. C] and will leave in a few days.
1863:02:18 [Letter], from D. J. Stiles [16th N.Y. Bty. (L. Art.). Co. ], dated Camp Barry Post Hosp., Washington, D.C., 2/10/63.  Capt. [Milo] Locke has resigned.
1863:03:11 [Letter], from "W." [83rd Ill. (Inf.). Co. E?], to "Joe" of "this village," dated Fort Hinman [Ark.?], 2/15/63.  Desc. Action at Cumberland Iron Works, near Fort Donelson, Tenn. [2/3/63].
1863:03:11 [Letter], from Tom Hutton [109th N.Y. (Inf.).], dated HQ, 109th Reg., N.Y.V., Annapolis Jct., Md., 2/25/63.  Camp life.
1863:03:11 [Letter], from H.[enry] W. Shipman [Capt., 137th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. F], dated Acquia Creek, Va., 2/23/63.  Saw J. Whitney in Alexandria.
1863:03:11 [Letter], from John H. Wood, "Rebel officer," picked up by Lt. Corbett.  To Mary, dated Brooks Station, Va., 2/15/63.  Little military info.
1863:03:11 William Scofield, [Pvt.] 137th [N.Y. (Inf.). Co. F] is home for a few days.  "He is looking finely."
1863:03:11 Capt. [Henry W.] Shipman [137th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. F], is home and in good health.
1863:03:11 Joseph Brown, of the Dickinson Art. [16th N.Y. Bty. (L. Art.)], died in camp, a few days since.
1863:03:11 Capts. W.[ellington] M. Lewis [Co. H] and Frank Burt [Co. K], 89th [N.Y. Inf.], arrived home yesterday.
1863:03:11 Frank Pratt has recently returned to Binghamton, discharged; lost his arm at Antietam while serving in the 79th N.Y. [Inf. Co. C].
1863:03:18 [Letter], from "Stiles" [David J. Stiles, Pvt.,16th N.Y. Bty. (L. Art.). Co. ], dated Camp Barry, Washington, D.C., n.d.  Desc. Death of Pvt. Joseph E. Brown, of Maine, Broome Co., N.Y.
1863:03:18 [Letter], from "Persimmons" [109th N.Y. (Inf.). Co D], dated HQ, camp at Laurell [sic], Md., 2/25/63.  Winter camp, mud.
1863:03:18 [Letter], from J.[ames] B. Hawley, Capt., Co. F, 25th Mo. [Inf.], dated HQ, 25th Mo. Inf., Arcadia, Mo.  Thanks for mittens, socks and dried fruit from former friends in Harpursville.
1863:03:18 We learn that E. C. Kattle will be Provost Marshal for this Congressional District.
1863:03:18 Engineer Edward Robie is at home for a brief visit; will leave in a day or two for Charleston.
1863:03:18 Absent soldiers can report to Capt. Livingston in Elmira; Surg. Sheldon at Buffalo, or Col. Loomis at Governor;s Island by 4/1, or be branded a deserter.
1863:03:25 [Letter], from Z.[uni] L. Welman [Sgt., 137th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. F], dated camp at Acquia Creek Landing, Va., 137th Regiment, 2/20-23/63.  To father.  No drills, except dress, but are under strict discipline.
1863:03:25 [Letter], from Frank Burt [Capt., 89th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. K], dated, 3/18/63.  Before leaving for th e regiment, a word for the Copperheads: "traitors".
1863:03:25 In letter from Zuni L. Welman [Sgt., 137th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. F], he states he uses the Binghamton Democrat to stuff cracks in winter quarters.
1863:03:25 [Corres.], from George Comfort, dated Osborn Hollow, 3/23/63.  Death of a soldier, Samuel Riley Twitchell [Pvt., 89th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. G], who was wounded at Antietam; suffered for five months.
1863:03:25 Capt. J.[ames] C. Edson, 4th Minn., is now on a visit to his family in this village.
1863:03:25 Capt. F.[rank] A. Stoddard [137th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. A], is visiting home for a few days.  "He is hale and hearty".
1863:03:25 Capt. [Frank] Burt [89th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. K], of Millburn, left for the regiment last Wednesday.
1863:04:01 [Corres.], from Zuni Welman [Sr?], dated Colesville [N.Y.], 3/5/63.  To son [Z.L. Welman, 137th N.Y. Inf.?].  [A mix of Republican and religious zealotry.]
1863:04:01 [Letter], from H.[enry] W. Shipman [Capt., 137th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. F], dated camp of 137th Rreg., N.Y.V., Acquia Creek, Va., 3/22/[63].  Enjoyed 10-day furlough in Binghamton.  Advises not to listen to defeatists.
1863:04:01 Capt. [Henry H.] Davis, 137th [N.Y. (Inf.). Co. B], arrived at Binghamton on Thursday.
1863:04:08 [Letter], from "The Regiment" [27th N.Y. (Inf.)]: the voice of a soldier," Sgt., C.[hauncey] J. Durpre [?] [Durfee, Co. D], dated camp, near White Oak Church, Va., 3/22/63.
1863:04:08 [Letter], from "M." [109th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. [E?], dated Annapolis Jct., Md., 3/27/63.  Guard duty.
1863:04:08 [Letter], from Richard Monroe [Mus.,109th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. D], dated Camp Laurel, Md., 3/8/63.  Patriotism.
1863:05:14 [Letter]x, from C.[ornelius] H. Webster [1st Lt.], Qtm., 89th N.Y. (Inf.)], dated Roanoke Island, N.C., 4/24/[62].  [Desc.] march to and battle of South Mills, N.C.
1863:05:14 [Letter], from "Bob," [89th N.Y. (Inf.)], dated Roanoke Island, N.C., 4/22/62.  [Desc.] march to and battle of South Mills, N.C.
1863:05:14 [Letter], from "L. R. E." [Ind. Btn. N.Y. (Inf.)], dated HQ, near Yorktown, Va., 5/5/62.  [Made up of] "mostly Germans."
1863:05:14 [Letter], from William B. Brooks [USN (U.S.S. Brooklyn)], dated New Orleans, La., 4/27/62.  [Desc.] passage and battle, 4/23-29.

 

Delaware courier
City: Broome
County: Deposit
Frequency: Weekly
Date Title
1862:10:04 [Letter], from "Kidder" [Kearney's Division, U.S.A.], Camp of Paroled Prisoners, Annapolis, Md., 9/18/62.  [Desc.] MG Philip Kearney during the Peninsula Campaign.
1862:10:04 [Letter extr.], from "Charley" [Charles] Pellet, 1st Excelsior [70th N.Y. (Inf.). Co. F], camp near Fort Lyon, 9/5/62.  The 2nd, 4th and 5th Excelsior of our brigade badly cut up.  "We can't do good fighting again until our ranks are filled."
1862:10:04 [Letter], from N.[orman] M. Vance [Cpl.], 46th Pa. (Inf.). Co. H, Camp Parole [Md.?], 9/16/62.  Wounded and captured at Slaughter [Cedar] Mountain [Va.].

 

Deposit Union Democrat.
City: Broome
County: Deposit
Frequency: Weekly
Date Title
1861:08:17 Capt. Edward L. Lewis [Co. C, 27th N.Y. Inf.] has resigned.

 

 

See also The Communites of New York in the Civil War

 

 

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