The Resource Some items are located in oversize, box 56 | Some of the papers are listed in CONFEDERATE IMPRINTS and MORE CONFEDERATE IMPRINTS, a bibliography of Southern publications from secession to surrender, published by the Virginia State Library

Some items are located in oversize, box 56 | Some of the papers are listed in CONFEDERATE IMPRINTS and MORE CONFEDERATE IMPRINTS, a bibliography of Southern publications from secession to surrender, published by the Virginia State Library

Label
1839-1875
Inclusive dates
1839-1875
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Collection, 1839-1875, of Isaac Hammond of New York, a Union soldier who was stationed for a time in Richmond, Virginia, and gathered various documents from the files of Governors John Letcher and William Smith, the Virginia General Assembly, the Confederate Congress, the files of Confederate Senators James M. Baker of Florida and R. M. T. Hunter of Virginia, and the Confederate adjutant-general's office. The material covers a wide range of subjects including the impressment of slaves for working on Confederate and local defenses, hospitals, the plights of women and children in Virginia during the Civil War, military defenses, supplies for various companies in the Confederate army, pay vouchers, military passes, military orders, and newspapers from Richmond, Virginia, Montgomery, Alabama, and Augusta, Georgia. Correspondents include John A. Campbell, Samuel P. Moore, Otho R. Singleton, Albert G. Brown, James M. Baker, Robert M. T. Hunter, Fitzhugh Lee, Samuel Cooper, James A. Seddon, H. L. Clay, Richard W. Walker, Robert Jemison, Jr., Robert Ranson, Jr., Braxton Bragg, Joseph Mayo, Joseph E. Johnston, Jeremy Francis Gilmer, George W. Munford, Jefferson Davis, Richard Stoddert Ewell, John Brown Gordon, James Lawson Kemper, Joseph R. Davis, Pierre G. T. Beauregard and William Hicks Jackson
  • The papers are arranged chronologically and there is a card index for them
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Biographical or historical data
Born about 1841, Isaac Hammond enlisted in Company F, 80th New York Infantry 17 December 1863. He, along with his regiment, was in Richmond in 1865. He gathered materials from the state and Confederate archives. Hammond took these items back to New York after his regiment was mustered out of the army 29 Janaury 1866 in Portsmouth, Virginia. After his death, the items were given to the Huguenot Historical Society in New Paltz, New York.
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Some items are located in oversize, box 56 | Some of the papers are listed in CONFEDERATE IMPRINTS and MORE CONFEDERATE IMPRINTS, a bibliography of Southern publications from secession to surrender, published by the Virginia State Library
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi00739.xml
Note
  • Some items are located in oversize, box 56
  • Some of the papers are listed in CONFEDERATE IMPRINTS and MORE CONFEDERATE IMPRINTS, a bibliography of Southern publications from secession to surrender, published by the Virginia State Library
Arrangement
Chronological.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Card file
  • Inventory
  • Inventory
Extent
.5
Immediate source of acquisition
Huguenot Historical Society
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000489692
Type of unit
cubic ft.

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