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Preliminary Guide to the Massachusetts Infantry, 12th Regiment Records
Wyles Mss 47  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Massachusetts Infantry, 12th Regiment Records,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1861-1864
    Collection Number: Wyles Mss 47
    Extent: .6 linear feet (1 document box and 1 oversize box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Sur and Del Sur Oversize
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Massachusetts Infantry, 12th Regiment Records. Wyles Mss 47. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Undetermined.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains Civil War individual service and medical records, lists of circulars, regimental and regular orders received, order books - one with a short history, and photographs for the Massachusetts Infantry, 12th Regiment (Vol.), ca 1861-1864.
    For further information about role of Massachusetts and its troops in the Civil War, see works such as:
    Bowen, James Lorenzo. Massachusetts in the War, 1861-1865 (1889). Headley, P. C. Massachusetts in the Rebellion: A Record of the Historical Position of the Commonwealth, and the Services of the Leading Statesmen, the Military, the Colleges, and the People, in the Civil War of 1861-65 (1866). Higginson, Thomas Wentworth. Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the War of 1861-65 (1895-1896). Massachusetts. Adjutant General's Office. Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 vols. (1931-1935). Massachusetts. Adjutant General's Office. Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War: Index to Army Records (1937). Massachusetts. Adjutant General's Office. Record of the Massachusetts Volunteers, 1861-1865, 2 vols. (1868-1870). Massachusetts in the Civil War, 5 vols. (1960-1965). Military Historical Society of Massachusetts. Civil War and Miscellaneous Papers (1918).