Death In September

Date:
1999
Creator:
Jamieson, Perry D.
Publisher/Studio:
Abilene, TX: McWhiney Foundation Press
Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

The U. S. Army War College Guide To The Battle Of Antietam

Date:
1987
Creator:
Luvaas, Jay
Publisher/Studio:
Carlisle, PA: South Mountain Press
Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Voices Of The Civil War

Date:
1996
Publisher/Studio:
Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books
Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

High-water Mark: The 1862 Maryland Campaign In Strategic Perspective

Date:
2004
Creator:
Reese, Timothy J.
Publisher/Studio:
Baltimore, MD: Butternut and Blue

Proposes that the real "high-water mark" of the Confederacy was the Battle of Crampton's Gap fatefully produced by the famous "Lost Order".

Description (physical):

Softbound, 71 pp with index, 8.5" x 11"

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

History Of The Fifth New Hampshire Volunteers

Date:
1988
Creator:
Child, William
Publisher/Studio:
Gaithersburg, MD: Ron R. Van Sickle Military Books

Regimental history of the Fifth Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry Organized at Concord, N. H., and mustered in October 22, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., October 29, 1861. Attached to Howard's Brigade, Sumner's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1863. Concord, N. H., Dept. of the East, to November, 1863. Marston's Command, Point Lookout, Md., to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865. SERVICE.-Camp at Bladensburg, Defences of Washington, D. C., till November 27, 1861. Expedition to Lower Maryland November 3-11. At Camp California, near Alexandria, Va., till March 10, 1862. Scout to Burke's Station January 17, 1862 (Co. "A"). Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. Reconnoissance to Gainesville March 20, and to Rappahannock Station March 28-29. Warrenton Junction March 28. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula April 4. Siege of Yorktown , Va., April 5-May 4. Temporarily attached to Woodbury's Engineer Brigade. Construct Grapevine Bridge over Chickahominy May 28-30. Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 2-July 1. Orchard Station June 28. Peach Orchard, Allen's Farm and Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing till August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Alexandria and to Centreville, Va., August 16-30. Cover Pope's retreat from Bull Run. Maryland Campaign September-October. Battle of South Mountain , Md., September 14 (Reserve). Antietam Creek, near Keadysville, September 15. Battle of Antietam Md., September 16-17. Duty at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September 21 to October 29. Reconnoissance to Charlestown October 16-17. Advance up Loudon Valley and movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg , Va., December 12-15. Burnside's Second Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. Duty at Falmouth till April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Reconnoissance to Rappahannock June 9. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg , Pa., July 1-3. Moved to Concord, N. H., July 26-August 3. Duty at Draft Rendezvous, Concord, N. H., till November. Moved to Point Lookout, Md., November 8-13, and duty there guarding prisoners till May 27, 1864. Moved to Cold Harbor, Va., May 27-June 1, and join Army of the Potomac. Battles about Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg , Va., June 16-19. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1865. Deep Bottom, north of James River, July 27-28. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Demonstration north of James River August 13-20. Strawberry Plains August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Non-Veterans mustered out October 12, 1864. Reconnoissance to Hatcher's Run December 9-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run , February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. On line of Hatcher's and Gravelly Runs March 29-30. Hatcher's Run or Boydton Road March 31. White Oak Road March 31. Sutherland's Station April 2. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge and Cumberland Church April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Moved to Washinton D. C., May 2-12 Grand Review May 23. Mustered out July 28, and discharged July 8, 1865. This Regiment sustained the greatest loss in battle of any Infantry or Cavalry Regiment in the Union Army. Total killed and wounded 1,051. Death losses during service 18 Officers and 277 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 176 Enlisted men by disease. Total 473.

Description (physical):

Tan Hardcover

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Sixth New Hampshire Regiment

Date:
1996
Creator:
Jackman, Lyman
Publisher/Studio:
Earlysville, VA: Old Books Publishing

Regimental history of the Sixth New Hampshire Infantry. Organized at Keene and mustered in November 27, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., December 25, 1861. Attached to Williams' 4th Brigade, North Carolina Expedition, to April, 1862. Hawkins Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Dept of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to September, 1863. Bixby's Brigade, District of North Central Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of Ohio, to February, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1865. SERVICE.-Expedition to Hatteras Inlet, N. C., January 6-13, 1862, and duty there till March 2. Moved to Roanoke Island March 2 and duty there till June 18. Expedition to Elizabeth City April 7-8. Battle of Camden, South Mills, April 19. Expedition to New Berne June 18-July 2. Moved to Newport News, Va., July 2-10, and duty there till August 2. Moved to Aquia Creek and Fredericksburg, Va., August 2-7. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29; Second Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Maryland Campaign September-October. Battle of South Mountain, Md., September 14. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Duty in Pleasant Valley, Md., till October 27. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 27-November 19. Corbin's Cross Roads, near Amissville, November 10. Sulphur Springs November 14. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Burnside's Second Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. Moved to Newport News, Va., February 11; thence to Lexington, Ky., March 26-April 1. To Winchester, thence to Richmond, Ky., April 18. To Paint Lick Creek May 3, and to Lancaster May 10. Movement to Vicksburg, Miss., June 3-14. Siege of Vicksburg June 14-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. At Milldale till August 5. Moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, August 5-20; thence to Nicholasville, Ky. Provost duty at Nicholasville, Frankfort and Russellville till October 25. Moved to Camp Nelson, Ky., and Provost duty there till January 16, 1864. Regiment veteranize January, 1864, and on furlough January 16 to March 10, when ordered to Annapolis, Md. Non-Veterans at Camp Nelson, Ky., till March. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness, Va., May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient at Spottsylvania Court House May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-19. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Hatcher¿s Run October 27-28. Garrison of Fort Alexander Hays till April, 1865. Appomattex Campaign March 28-April 9. Assaults on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Occupation of Petersburg April 3. Pursuit of Lee to Burkesville April 3-9. Moved to Washington, D. C., April 20-27. Duty at Alexandria till July. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out July 17, 1865. Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 177 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 228 Enlisted men by disease. Total 418.

Description (physical):

Blue Hardcover

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Contract

Date:
6/29/1865

Oath of Allegiance with a Certificate of Release for a Prisoner of War on the reverse. Two pages adhered together, on the right side of the Allegiance Oath. "Oath and Parole" printed on the reverse of the "Certificate of Release." The Allegiance Oath has the heading "United States of America" followed by an oath filled in with "James L. Martin" and his county in Mississippi. Signed twice by James L. Martin, lower signature is scratched out. Dated 29th June 1865 with the signature of A.C. Brady, the Provost Marshall. Has Martin's physical characteristics filled in at the bottom. The "Certificate of Release" is filled in for "June 29, 1865" for "Jas L. Martin". Printed "Headquarters Point Lookout, MD" at the top. The seal with the side view of an eagle is printed on the top left side. The bottom left side is stamped "A.C. Brady/June 29, 1865/Major & Provost Marshal." Stamped on the bottom right side, "Registered at Provost Marshal's Office/Washington, DC/June 30." Part of the 2nd and 3rd lines of the release are scratched out with red lines.

Description (physical):

Paper.

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2001.001.002
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier