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Finding aid for the A.B. Hutchinson and H.H. Woolsey American Civil War correspondence and personal effects collection. 2013.008.r
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Box 1

Series 1, Correspondence, Hutchinson 1861-1875

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (3 folders)

Scope and Contents note

29 letters from Hutchinson to his sisters detailing his promotions, battles and wounds during the Civil War. The last two letters are post-war.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Hutchinson, A.B., (Alfred Bergen), 1840-1921
Box 1

Series 2, Correspondence, Woolsey 1863

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 folder)

Scope and Contents note

One letter from Woolsey to his wife, June 21, 1863 complaining about the lack of mail.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Woolsey, H.H., (Henry Harrison), 1836-1864
Box 2

Series 3, Photographs mid 19th century

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (2 framed albumen print photographs)

Scope and Contents note

Two framed albumen print studio photographs, one of Woolsey in officer's uniform and the other of his wife Thirza Hutchinson.
Box 3, Box 1

Series 4, Documents and ephemera late 19th century

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 folder, 1 box)

Scope and Contents note

This series contains two hand-written calling cards of Hutchinson as a lieutenant, a small silk patch with "Hooker" embroidered on it (possibly a brigade/divisional patch from the war or from Hutchinson's involvement in the Grand Army of the Republic?), a hand-written card explaining the flag in the collection and a type-written note explaining the contents of the small wooden box in the collection, a certificate of recognition from the governor of New Jersey to Hutchinson for his war service and a broadsheet detailing the war record of the 5th New Jersey Volunteers.
Box 4, Box 3

Series 5, Realia mid to late 19th century

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (2 boxes)

Scope and Contents note

This series contains a 32-star American flag purportedly sewn by Hutchinson's wife, Calista. A small wooden box that originally held the Hutchinson letters, a small sterling silver traveling set of salt and pepper shakers owned by Hutchinson, a sterling silver napkin ring, a smashed Minie ball, an officer's sash owned by Woolsey and a book of Psalms owned by Woolsey.