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Guide to the 1st South Carolina / 33 Rd U.S. Colored Troops Records
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Collection Contents

Box 1: 1 - 9

Original Materials

Box 1: 1

Confederate Currency, 4 items; all issued Richmond, Va

Box 1: 2 - 5

Correspondence

Box 1: 2

General - various officers, including: Col. W.W.H. Davis, Gen. Hunter and others, 1863-1865, 1868, n.d.

Box 1: 3

Garrison, William Lloyd - 1 note (ANS), with quotes by Wendell Phillips and William Lloyd Garrison, possibly signed by them, [May 1852]

Box 1: 4

Greeley, Horace - 1 letter (ALS), describing his plan to attend a convention, June 21, 1854

Box 1: 5

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1847, 1870-1910

Box 1: 6

Diary of Ann Baxter (later married C. J. Brown of Epson, N.H.) - 1864

Box 1: 7

Documents - includes: travel, discharge, and equipment-related documents., issued by

Box 1: 8

Photographs - cartes de visite and other, of officers including Higginson, Hunter, and Saxton

Box 1: 9

Miscellany - postcard, 1905

Box 1: 10 - 20

Reference Materials [mainly photocopies]

Box 1: 10

Correspondence - including several letters from Gen. Hunter to President Lincoln and Gen. Grant, 1861-1865

Box 1: 11

Documents - Mustering Out Rolls (originals in oversize), 1864-1866

Box 1: 12

Histories (of various regiments and relating to participation of Colored/Negro Troops in Civil War); all photocopies with reference to units organized, 1861-1864

Box 1: 13 - 16

Officers (biographies, histories, photos, writings)

Box 1: 13

Halpine, Charles G., 1862

Box 1: 14

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1854, 1863, 1923

Box 1: 15

Hunter, David, 1861, 1863

Box 1: 16

Trowbridge, Charles Tyler, n.d.

Box 1: 17 - 19

Photographs

Box 1: 17

Civil War Scenes (copies, some from New York Historical Society), ca. 1861-1864

Box 1: 18

Officers (copies), ca. 1860s

Box 1: 19

Troops (copies), ca. 1860s

Box 1: 20

Miscellany - includes photocopy of a handwritten speech or sermon, unsigned, n.d.; newspaper clipping on letters of former slaves, L.A. Times, May 1983

Map Cabinet 1: 3

Oversize Documents - Mustering Out Rolls for 33rd U.S. Colored Troops, 1864-1866