Civil War Manuscripts Project

Alphabetical Name List U - V


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United States Sanitary Commission. Army and Navy Claim Agency
1865 July 19
1 Item

Document. Notes receipt of papers from William H. Wright of Middletown. The Agency will file Wright’s papers with the proper government department if all is in order.
Location: MS Civil War Box I, Folder 25


Upton, Augustus (ca.1841-1862)
Templeton, MA
Twenty-First Massachusetts Infantry
1862 September [?]
1 Item

Letter, 3 pp., from an unknown writer to cousin Lucie F. Hanson, regarding the death of Augustus Upton, Company A, 21st Massachusetts Infantry. Augustus Upton was from Templeton, MA, and was killed at the battle of Chantilly, VA, on 1 September 1862, while guarding a baggage train. The letter reads as if copied from a newspaper notice of Upton's death.
Location: MS Civil War Box II, Folder 1


Viberts, J.
Quincy, IL
Civilian, Male [?]
1863 January 12
1 Item

Letter to his brother Benjamin E. and sister-in-law Mary Colgrove Viberts in Hartford encouraging them to come out to visit him in Illinois. Viberts writes that he is a true blue Republican who considers Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson (1824-1863) the traitor who caused the war: "well Mary I am still in Quincy you thought that I had gorn to Stonwall Jackson no never for I am a tru blue Republican and he a traitor besides he is a Democrat the one that caused this war." He also notes that most of the soldiers in Illinois are Republicans and writes of the election and that he is very busy with work. The letter is written on patriotic stationery bearing the slogan, "The Union Forever." The envelope depicts an officer's order of "Front Face" being ignored by his men as they ogle a passing woman.
Location: MS 93794