Civil War collection > Union (bulk 1860-1865)

Series 2
Union, 1776-1917 (bulk 1860-1865)

Scope and Content Note

The Union series is an artificially created collection containing documents, memorabilia, and photographs relating to the United States Civil War (1861-1865). The Union documents series consist of correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, military orders, regiment records, and other papers. Of particular interest are records from to several regiments of United State Colored Troops which document African American participation in the Civil War.

Union memorabilia includes a metal Union insignia, 98 Federal envelopes depicting a variety of images, and cards advertising the services of H.F. Bungardt, a pension attorney. The photographs and prints mainly contain images of various Union officers.

Arrangement Note

Arranged into three series: (2.1) Union Documents, (2.2) Union memorabilia, and (2.3) Union photographs.

Description of Subseries