Preliminary Guide to the Massachusetts Infantry, 12th Regiment Records

Processed by D. Tambo
Department of Special Collections
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Phone: (805) 893-3062
Fax: (805) 893-5749
Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
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Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Preliminary Guide to the Massachusetts Infantry, 12th Regiment Records, ca. 1861-1864

Collection number: Wyles Mss 47

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    22 October 2003
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2003 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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).

Collection Contents

Box 1: 1

Individual Service and Medical Records, n.d.

Abstract: [Typescript copy]
Box 1: 2

List of Circulars Received (bound), Jan 1863-June 1864

Box 1: 3

List of Regimental Orders Received (bound), May 1861-July 1864

Box 1: 4

List of Special Orders Received (bound), Jan. 1863-June 1864

Box 1: 5

Order book, 1861

Abstract: [Bound; incl. P.O. addresses and short history]
Box 1: 6

Photographs, ca. 1861 - 1864

Box 2: 1

General Order Book (bound), 1863 - 1864

Abstract: [[Oversize, boxed]]