Inventory of the Cassimere Churchill Papers 1862- Churchill, Cassimere Papers Mss. Acc. 2008.42

Inventory of the Cassimere Churchill Papers 1862-

A Collection in the
Special Collections Research Center
Accession Number Mss. Acc. 2008.42


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Repository:
Special Collections Research Center
Identification:
01/Mss. Acc. 2008.42
Title:
Cassimere Churchill Papers 1862
Quantity:
0.10
Alternate Extent Statement:
24 items
Creator:
Churchill, Cassimere, 1840-1861 arrangement
Language of Materials
The papers are in: English
Abstract:
Letters from Cassimere Churchill, a member of Company E, 9th Cavalry Regiment, New York, to his family while stationed in New York, Washington, D.C. and Virginia during the Civil War.  A participant in the battles of Yorktown, Va. and Williamsburg, Va. as an artillery guard; descriptions of Yorktown, Va., Manassas, Va. and Washington, D.C.  Includes descriptions of camp life, surrounding area, as well as his opinions of the war and the Union's leadership.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Preferred Citation

Cassimere Churchill Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary

Acquisition Information

The materials were acquired by Special Collections Research Center on 00/00/2008.


Biographical Note

Cassimere Churchill was born on October 20, 1840 in Alexander, Genesee Co., New York to Cullen Dyer and Caroline Brown Churchill.  He enlisted in Company E, 9th Cavalry Regiment New York on December 7, 1861.  He died on September 3, 1862 as result of a wound inflicted in Alexandria, Virginia.  Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: <a href="http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Cassimere Churchill">http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Cassimere Churchill</a>.

Scope and Contents

Letters from Cassimere Churchill, a member of Company E, 9th Cavalry Regiment, New York, to his family while stationed in New York, Washington, D.C. and Virginia during the Civil War.  A participant in the battles of Yorktown, Va. and Williamsburg, Va. as an artillery guard; descriptions of Yorktown, Va., Manassas, Va. and Washington, D.C.  Includes descriptions of camp life, surrounding area, as well as his opinions of the war and the Union's leadership.

Arrangement of Materials

Chronological.

Index Terms

    Genre/Form of Material:

  • Correspondence
  • Geographic Name:

  • Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Topical Term:

  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Yorktown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Letters from Cassimere Churchill to his family
1862
  • 1
    November 18, 1861 to December 1861
    • 1
      November 18, 1861
    • 1
      December 10-16, 1861
    • 1
      December 18, 1861
    • 1
      December 24, 1861
    • 1
      January 1, 1862
    • 1
      January 4-5, 1862
    • 1
      January 10-16, 1862
    • 1
      January 18, 1862
    • 1
      January 18-February 3, 1962
  • 2
    February 1862 - July 15, 1862
    • 2
      February 3, 1862
    • 2
      February 16-28, 1862
    • 2
      February 18, 1862
    • 2
      March 6 (1862)
    • 2
      March 11-19 (1862)
    • 2
      March 19, 1962
    • 2
      April 7, 1862
    • 2
      April 8 - May 3
    • 2
      April 22, 1862
    • 2
      June 2, 1862
    • 2
      June 12, 1862
    • 2
      June 14, 1862
    • 2
      June 17, 1862
    • 2
      July 15, 1862
Letter from C.D. Churchill to a Son
(1862)

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865