Peter L. Dumont's Civil War Site Themes    
Bull Run(b:)     Fredericksburg(f:)    Chancellorsville and Libby Prison(c:)    Wilderness(w:)    Alexandria/Washington(a:)    
Discontent and Deserters(d:)   Genealogy(g:)    Recruitment and Draft(r:)   Zouaves and Uniforms(z:)   Medical(m:)   
Newspapers(n:)    Politics and War(p:)   Other Regiments(o:)    Sutlers(s:)    Utica(u:)   

1858-06-12 :06-12-1858t.htmPP:  Theme: g: u: 
from Peter in Troy to Clarinda in Utica, boat full of water, bully team, Cyrus, coal Schenectady 
1862-06-19 :06-19-1862t.htmPP:  Theme: u: g: 
from Utica, lonesome, garden, fiddle, looks "choopfallen", Jerry Mullin, Alex Lyons, circus 
1862-06-29 : PPP:  Theme: u: g: 
sabbath, lonesome, Almeda gave birth, Julia and Tom, Malvina, musksprate, Hills, Brown came in shop, paired with Fragment 2 closing I shall go to church tonight 
1862-07-06 : PP:  Theme: u: g: 
wants her to come home, chores, she has stayed with Rose so long, July 4,draft 
1862-10-07 : PP:  Theme: u: g: 
friend Marion in Cohoes to Clarinda, heard some "mate" died in Utica, is it Peter? 
1862-11-05 : PP:  Theme: p: u: 
Camp Seward, letterhead of Cleveland w woman and poem, coats, Julia and Tom, $3 left 
1862-11-30 : PP:  Theme: u: m: d: p: 
Camp at Fredericksburgh, her military clothes, his dream, Ida, Peace rumors, hopes to settle it 
1862-11-30MA : PP:  Theme: u: 
to Clarinda from Marion in Cohoes, glad to hear it is not Peat who was dead, other friends, mill is running, got ten percent 
1862-12-08 : PP:  Theme: d: m: p: u: 
Camp near Fredericksburgh, freezing, tent like pocket handkerchief, all sick, rumors go home if no pay, old castle & cabbage 
1862-12-19 : PPP:  Theme: f: m: d: u: a: 
Camp on Potomac Creek, sketch of Fredericksburgh made during bombardment, Tom to General Hospital 
1862-12-20 : PP:  Theme: f: d: m: u: 
Camp on Potomac Creek, Tom sick dysentary, court martial, no more Fredericksburgh 
1862-12-23 : PP:  Theme: f: u: d: p: m: a: 
Camp on Potomac Creek, reflects on peaceful life, buried 2 more, court martial 30 pound log, peace talk 
1863-01-06 : PP:  Theme: m: u: 
from John W. Breish thanks for kindness to brother, can not get body, saw his folks and they are well 
1863-01-11 : PP:  Theme: m: d: p: o: u: 
guard Gen Warrens hq, daughter of the Regt 17th regulars chased by drunk soldiers, Burnside, Breish trinkets, resignations, all wish war over 
1863-01-30 : PP:  Theme: f: m: d: u: g: 
got box she and Julia sent, can not get it to Tom, remitant and typhoid fevers, pay, Fredericksburgh relics 
1863-02-19 : PP:  Theme: u: m: g: s: p: a: 
Tom back, William Jones, Demming, Tom Gray, Sergeant school, her walking to school barefoot 
1863-02-xx :Undated1t.htmPP:  Theme: m: u: 
probably between visit to Tom Feb 2 and March 1 letter that mentions Julia and turkey box, ward money, sargeant 
1863-03-10 :03-10-1863t.htmlPPP:  Theme: z: m: u: 
Camp sketch archway, Zouave uniform, Tom, Julia, turkey, money, Bates, Tyler, Sarah 
1863-03-21 : PP:  Theme: m: u: r: d: a: 
firing around, smallpox vaccine,wants her to live with his parents, not her sister Julia, Tom may be discharged,George avoided draft? 
1863-04-14 : PP:  Theme: f: g: u: 
orders to move, 8 days rations, Cavalry says across river, sent her letters home with Mr. England owns Genesee St shoe store, sister Mally 
1863-04-24 : PP:  Theme: p: u: z: o: 
Hooker relieved of Command, rumor Fremont, upset his father is turning her out, Tom mad Julia letter says mother renting rooms 
1863-04-26 : PP:  Theme: f: d: u: 
tramp to Falmouth and Fredericksburg ruins, Rebel soldiers fishing in Union uniforms, graybacks and yellow bellies, pack 8 days rations, her living with strangers 
1863-05-31 : PP:  Theme: u: d: o: a: 
she is alone in shanty, Ft. Corcoran, Fletch, Givens, Billy and Charley Kirkland, Camp Seward easy, 146 not 4th of July soldiers, papers not come 
1863-06-03 : PP:  Theme: g: u: m: d: 
over cold, her letter with money, her lifting heavy things, who wanted the money, Fletch digearious fever, has not heard from Col, strawberries 
1863-06-07 : PP:  Theme: d: u: g: 
no letter from Col which was his hope of getting home, no one allowed to leave, how much are provisions and rent for paddy hole, where is George 
1863-06-28DB :06-28-1863DBt.htmPP:  Theme: f: m: g: d: a: u: 
Dear Brother, would have written if knew in Utica, does not write all hardships, discourages from enlisting, love to father and mother 
1863-07-06SG :07-06-1863SGt.htmPP:  Theme: u: g: 
from Sarah Graff in Hawkinsville NY to Clara, left Utica, house on lake, wishes died with husband and child, asks for Clara husband and children 
1863-07-08 : PP:  Theme: d: p: g: u: 
Ida sick, Papa girl, Willie, George to picnic, since telegram presentiment Lord will punish, rebels destroyed, tired, Malvina, Harwoods, Justis Place  
1863-07-12 : PP:  Theme: n: d: u: g: c: 
ring for Ida, rumor exchange soon, George, Utica Herald, picnic, she was cheated on stockings pay, Fletch photo, Bill Jones, Co A surrender, surrounded 
1863-07-16 : PP:  Theme: d: u: g: 
Ida sick again, sorry he told Fletch why she called for him and he told parents, Otto Gulick, Capson factory, money, Mary Myers 
1863-07-19 : PP:  Theme: u: g: d: p: 
hopes she got money, Ida sick, George & Mally do not write, will be exchanged, driving Rebels hard, hopes wicked rebellion ends, tired of lying around 
1863-07-24 : PP:  Theme: g: d: u: r: 
feels bad his folks treated her with disrespect, one room upstairs, her living so poorly, Joey steps and night society, Ida ring, no houses, George drafted? 
1863-07-31 : PP:  Theme: g: u: d: 
Joey letter picture, Mr. Hart, Bill Dagwell, Kate baby, prisoners revolted, new camp, guard, cut rations, CO stoned, furlough too late June 8, Dimbleby 
1863-08-02 : PP:  Theme: g: u: d: z: 
hot sun, Mr. Hart, prisoners guarded, half rations, revolted, desperate men may claim rights by force, could have been home, says Aug 2 1863 (wrong year)  
1863-08-07 : PP:  Theme: u: g: d: a: 
got her picture, soldiers will fall in love, she cannot come or might be blackguarded, Jim Harper, new Camp Parole better, cannot get stamps 
1863-08-15 : PP:  Theme: u: d: a: 
upset letter from Bill Dagwell says she went twice to Hart and Dagwell for money, what Old [Top?] said at Carters, cannot do his country justice 
1863-08-16 : PP:  Theme: g: m: u: a: 
got letter and picture of Mother, carries a lot of pictures, yellow fever, whiskey and quinine, Joey, young [top?], Sarah Graff, true as steel 
1863-08-23 : PP:  Theme: d: o: n: u: p: a: 
has been a year, may never come home, remembers their parting, Regt reduced from 900 to 170, 4th Oneida had it easy, sending papers 
1863-08-28 : PP:  Theme: g: u: p: a: 
Julia letter, her hop picking, Dave Jones horrible news, Commissioners cannot agree on exchange, Negro Soldiers, busy in charge of 68 men, same power as Capt 
1863-08-29 : PP:  Theme: p: u: r: g: d: c: 
sends picture, discourages hop picking, Utica draft, George, lay awake remembers Chancellorsville, human butchery, in charge Squad No 11 
1863-09-03 : PP:  Theme: d: u: s: g: n: a: 
papers George not drafted, Sarah Graff, Mr. Place, mean women Washington, Philip Smith, Bill Sweatfager, Bill Dagwell, Charles Milburey, Brother Henry 
1863-09-08 : PPPP:  Theme: d: u: m: g: a: 
Lieut furlough, deserters to be shot, detached corps, Ben Chapman, Michael Keating, Phil Smith and Andy, Washington women, caught something, Tom, Sarah 
1863-09-16 : PP:  Theme: p: u: a: 
tramp to Washington, War Dept, Smithsonian, Navy Yard, Capitol, Dave Laughlin, father to Roscoe Conklin for furlough, Francis Kernin, strict orders 
1863-09-27 : PPP:  Theme: d: m: u: 
11th and 12th Corp left, Fletch must go with 5th not stay hospital with docs, tell Ida Pa will come home, will not desert, promotion, Admiral picture 
1863-10-08 : PP:  Theme: p: o: u: a: 
back with Regt, bewildered, Regt altered, looked on with pride, new drills, Uticans would wonder, uniforms, owe Uncle Sam, march 8 days rations 
1863-10-22 : PPP:  Theme: g: p: o: m: u: a: 
13 days driving Rebels and retreating, captured more than them, Fletch march stocking feet, Fairfax, 96 conscripts, Bill Dagwood, paired with Fragment 1 
1863-10-31 : PP:  Theme: d: u: p: g: 
moving 4 weeks, shoes no soles wet feet, Dagwell, sold picture 50 cents, 250 conscripts, 146th great name no praise at home, Gen Garrard loved, Battle Bristow Station 
1863-11-13 : PP:  Theme: u: d: g: 
suffered a great deal but well, made 2 pictures and got dollar, send him watercolor paints, Kate and Hank, Ida and Willie Sunday School, beau (probably Sarah), Jake 
1863-12-20 : PP:  Theme: d: u: s: a: 
no locations, Bealton Station? cold, exposure, hungry, buying bread, tent with fireplace,sent 2 letters since crossed Rapidan, afraid she is cold in old house, Tom letter 
1863-12-25 : PP:  Theme: s: d: u: p: 
got paid, sending $50 for Christmas, all buying at sutlers, bed of boughs, got paints, James Handwright, Steve Lent, hopes peace in New Year 
1863-12-xx :Undated2t.htmPP:  Theme: d: z: p: u: 
undated, Bealton, probably mid-Dec 1863, her Dec 7 letter, Meade rumor, half rations, winter shanty, soldiers will not get paid, Tom invalid corps, paired with Undated 2 
1864-01-03 : PP:  Theme: d: m: u: 
date looked like 5, she should not have sent money, James Handwright furlough, Edic guard house brought things, deserter executed, uniform picture, exposure deaths 
1864-01-11 : PP:  Theme: d: u: 
says Dec 11 but probably Jan 11, scans are Dec 11 1863, guard duty railroad no sleep 48 hour shifts, will not reenlist, Bill [Morey?], James Handwright, Edic 
1864-01-15 : PPPP:  Theme: u: s: p: d: m: 
Smith, Handwright, tries to be good to soldiers, speak well of him,whiskey New Years eve, Capt Clasgens and Lieut Dutton recruit Utica, Mosbys guerrillas 
1864-01-22 : PP:  Theme: u: m: d: g: p: 
got pictures, wishes Card de Visites, Melora Teed letter, shimmer, rats, been sick, Sweet Oil and Laudanum, Fletch home to recruit?, furloughs, George sleigh ride 
1864-02-06 : PP:  Theme: p: u: g: z: m: a: 
2 days guard duty rail road, cannons, captured 7 guerrillas included major, those wounded, Cone and Stanford arrested, how treated Jakes wife, Sarah, Zouave sketch 
1864-02-11 : PP:  Theme: p: u: m: d: g: a: 
Julia mad at Tom, all owed money but prepare they may never get it, bounties exhaust Treasury, take $2 a week from Baker and City subsidy, lengthy cruel war statement 
1864-02-26 : PPPP:  Theme: u: 
forwarding home pictures too heavy to carry, includes his own, with George Whittens brother, had with him weary miles VA and captivity in Rebeldom 
1864-02-xx :Undated3t.htmPP:  Theme: g: u: 
probably February 8-14 1864, Undated 3, error sent her a letter for Eliza in St Johnsville, guard Gen Warren HQ, send army made Valentine, cold better 
1864-03-08 : PP:  Theme: d: g: u: 
talks of deserting because his family is treating her like a slave, Kate, Hank, children, wedding, gaieties, cries, mad, wants to protect her 
1864-03-11 : PP:  Theme: g: p: u: 
friends with Fletch but not tent mates, his picture, not a loafer, Willie, Ida, Mally, Bill Jones, Sarah, Garrards Tigers, men owe govt for clothes 
1864-03-21 : PPPP:  Theme: d: u: g: p: n: 
Stewarts Cavalry anticipated raid, Navy application, Mr. Hart, Lotty, father, heavy cannon, referenced enclosed Daily Chronicle clipping poem Soldiers Letters, Ford theater 
1864-04-14 : PPPP:  Theme: g: u: p: w: s: 
Thursday the 14th, 1864- probably April- scans say mm-14-1864, warm, Spring campaign, drills,not transferred to Navy, Clarinda living downtown, Lotty, downhill worst 
1864-04-23 : PPPP:  Theme: g: d: p: u: w: 
afraid did not pass Navy exam, preparations, officers on soldiers rations, bread and molasses, no communications after 26th, her dream is wrong, he is well 
1865-06-19GC :06-19-1865GCt.htmP:  Theme: w: g: u: 
George C. Carter to Clarinda, brief notice husband officially reported deceased 
1865-06-20GC :06-20-1865GCt.htmPP:  Theme: w: g: u: 
George C. Carter to Clarinda, reliable news received from Army decease has been established, proceed with claims on government 
Fragment2 :Fragment2t.htmP:  Theme: u: g: 
Undated, no location, possibly June 29 sabbath letter, "this goes on the bottom", arrows match, closing, "I shall go to church tonight" 
MusterRoll2 : PPP:  Theme: m: u: g: 
Muster Rolls for Tom Lumbard, Fletch and Wes Dimbleby 
Undated2 :Undated2t.htmPP:  Theme: d: z: p: u: 
SB mid-Dec 1863, identified as 1863-12-xx, her Dec 7 letter, Meade rumor, half rations, winter shanty, soldiers will not get paid, Tom invalid corps 
Undated3 :Undated3t.htmPP:  Theme: g: u: 
probably February 8-14 1864, identified as 1864-02-xx, error sent her a letter for Eliza in St Johnsville, guard Gen Warren HQ, send army made Valentine 
Undated5 :Undated5t.htmPP:  Theme: u: g: m: 
no location or date, prob Oct Nov 62, paired with October 20 1862, p.s., Malvina, "they say I am 700 miles from home...beautiful", could not send cannon cap, stolen