Charles Ackerman Papers,1861-1882

Collection Number: 3966

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Charles Ackerman papers, 1861-1882.
Collection Number:
3966
Creator:
Charles Ackerman.
Quantity:
.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, military records, and business records.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Included are military records pertaining to Company E of the New York Volunteer Infantry 26th Regiment including a transcription of the document authorizing formation of the New York Volunteers, descriptive lists recording soldiers' information, as well as requests for same, proceedings of courts-martial, discharge notices, receipts, and other items; correspondence between Ackerman and his friends and relatives; and records of Ackerman's general store at Higginsville, Oneida County, New York.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Included are military records pertaining to Company E of the New York Volunteer Infantry 26th Regiment including a transcription of the document authorizing formation of the New York Volunteers, descriptive lists recording soldiers names, ranks, ages, and details of their enlistment, as well as requests for same, proceedings of courts-martial, discharge notices, receipts, and other items; correspondence between Ackerman and his friends and relatives; and records of Ackerman's general store at Higginsville, Oneida County, New York.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Ackerman, Charles.
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 26th.

Subjects:
General stores--New York (State)--Higginsville.
Stores, Retail--New York (State)--Higginsville.
Soldiers--United States.
Trials (Military offenses)

Places:
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Higginsville (N.Y.)--Commerce.
Oneida County (N.Y.)--Commerce.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Charles Ackerman papers, #3966. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
"An act to authorize the embodying and equipment of a Voluntary Militia, and to provide for public defense" passed Apr. 16, 1861
1861
Box 1 Folder 2
Descriptive Roll of Company E, 26th Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry
1861-1862
Box 1 Folder 3
Military papers
1862
Box 1 Folder 4
Military papers
1863
Box 1 Folder 5
Military papers
1864-1865, n.d.
Box 1 Folder 6
Letters
1862-1865
Box 1 Folder 7
Letters
1867-1682
Box 1 Folder 8
Letters in German script
1862-1874
Box 1 Folder 9
Letters in German script
1875-1876
Box 1 Folder 10
Letters in German script
1877
Box 1 Folder 11
Letters in German script
1878
Box 1 Folder 12
Letters in German script
1879
Box 1 Folder 13
Receipts
1877-1879
Box 1 Folder 14
Lottery notice for Braunschweig-Luneburg (in German)
1876
Box 1 Folder 15
Envelopes
1862-1882