Waldron, Frederick E., Memoirs Frederick E. Waldron Memoirs, c. 1861-1900 Ms.1995.011

Frederick E. Waldron Memoirs, c. 1861-1900 Ms.1995.011


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1995.011
Title
Frederick E. Waldron Memoirsc. 1865-1900
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
Waldron, Frederick E.
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
Frederick E. Waldron (1839-1909) was a Union soldier in the 31st New York Regiment during the American Civil War. The collection consists of an undated manuscript memoirs of Waldron's experiences as a Union soldier in the 31st New York Regiment during the American Civil War.

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Biographical Note

Frederick E. Waldron (1839-1909) was a Union soldier in the 31st New York Regiment during the American Civil War.

Waldron enlisted and mustered in on July 12, 1861, serving in Companies K, I, and A of the 31st Regiment, New York Infantry; Company K of the 36th Infantry; and Companies H and G of the 51st Regiment, New York Infantry. During his service, he rose to the rank of Captain. According to the 1890 Veterans Census Schedule, Waldron served from May 1861 thru 1865.

He may also be the Frederick E. Waldron of the National Park Service database, who served in Company E of the 7th Regiment, New York State Militia, which existed for 30 days in 1861.

After the war, Waldron married his wife Blanch A. Waldron in 1875, and he worked as a sewer inspector while living in Manhattan. He is buried in Proprietors Burying Ground, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Sources:

"Frederick E Waldron" entry, U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 database, Ancestry.com, https://search-ancestrylibrary-com.ezproxy.lib.vt.edu/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=1555&h=3021915&tid=&pid=&queryId=1a8e8ce19f043be034e0ad3f8eef6968&usePUB=true
"LT Frederick E Waldron" entry, Findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/68319837/frederick-e-waldron
"Waldron, Frederick E." entry, National Park Service's Civil War Soldiers Databse, https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers-detail.htm?soldierId=2D37A6DC-DC7A-DF11-BF36-B8AC6F5D926A
"Waldron, Frederick E." entry, National Park Service's Civil War Soldiers Databse, https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers-detail.htm?soldierId=3037A6DC-DC7A-DF11-BF36-B8AC6F5D926A
"Frederick E Waldron" entry, 1890 Veterans Schedules of the U.S. Federal Census, Ancestry.com, https://search-ancestrylibrary-com.ezproxy.lib.vt.edu/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8667&h=945046&tid=&pid=&queryId=1a8e8ce19f043be034e0ad3f8eef6968&usePUB=true
"Waldron, Frederick E." entry, National Park Service's Civil War Soldiers Databse, https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers-detail.htm?soldierId=5C37A6DC-DC7A-DF11-BF36-B8AC6F5D926A
"Waldron, Frederick E." entry, National Park Service's Civil War Soldiers Databse, https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers-detail.htm?soldierId=7E37A6DC-DC7A-DF11-BF36-B8AC6F5D926A
"Frederick E Waldron" entry, U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, Ancestry.com, https://www-ancestrylibrary-com.ezproxy.lib.vt.edu/discoveryui-content/view/558957:4654
"Frederick E Waldron" entry, 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, https://www-ancestrylibrary-com.ezproxy.lib.vt.edu/discoveryui-content/view/66956283:7602

Scope and Content

The Frederick E. Waldron Memoirs consist of an undated manuscript memoirs of Waldron's experiences as a Union soldier in the 31st New York Regiment during the American Civil War.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Diaries
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Frederick E. Waldron Memoirs by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

folder 1
Memoirs
c. 1865-1900