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Label
1862-1865
Inclusive dates
1862-1865
Title variation
And the band played on,
Title variation date
1981
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Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1862-1865, of Charles Lewis Rundlett (1844-1917) of Raymond, New Hapshire, and a soldier musician in Company B, 11th New Hampshire Infantry, to his parents detailing his life as a soldier in Company B, 11th New Hampshire Infantry and as a musician in the military band of the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Corps. Letters contain information on camp life; his duties in hospitals; the battles of Fredericksburg, Jackson, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor; the sieges of Vicksburg, Knoxville, and Petersburg; and the Appomattox campaign. Also contains a copy of AND THE BAND PLAYED ON, 1981, a transcribed copy of Rundlett's letters edited by John C. Rundlett (b. 1901) and Dale B. Ward (ca. 1951-) which also contains a narrative by Ward placing Rundlett's letters in context, along with photographs, pension papers, maps of battles, statistics of the regiments, and other material
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Biographical or historical data
Charles Lewis Rundlett was born 11 March 1844 in Raymond, New Hampshire, to Rufus Rowe Rundlett and Mary Jerusha Dearborn Rundlett. During the Civil War, Rundlett enlisted as a musician in Company B, 11th New Hampshire Infantry and became a member of the band of the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps of the Union army. He served until the regiment was mustered out of service 4 June 1865. Rundlett moved to Exeter, New Hampshire, after the war and worked in the foundry there and was director of the Exeter Cornet Band. Rundlett later moved to Newburyport, Massachusetts, and worked in a foundry there. He married first Sarah E. B. Weeks (d. 1894) in Exeter, 11 December 1866, and they had five children. He married second Estelle Woodward in Newburyport in 1901, and they had three children. Rundlett died in Newburyport 19 April 1917.
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Vi
Form designation
Letters
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.45
Immediate source of acquisition
Rundlett, John C.
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001536431
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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