|Creator:||Pease, Daniel Butterfield|
|Title:||Daniel Butterfield Pease family papers|
|Quantity:||1.0 folder (55 items)|
Daniel Butterfield Pease was a Union soldier with Company G of the 12th Maine Infantry Regiment. From 1864 to 1866, he wrote from Camp Coburn, Maine; Galloups Island, Massachusetts; and Augusta, Savannah, and Thomasville, Georgia. He had two brothers who were not in the service. He seems to have remained in Georgia for a period during Reconstruction.
The collection consists of correspondence, mainly from Daniel Butterfield Pease, to members of his family in Maine while serving with Company G of the 12th Maine Infantry Regiment from 1864-1866. Pease's letters were written from Camp Coburn, Maine; Galloups Island, Massachusetts; and Augusta, Savannah, and Thomasville, Georgia and contain descriptions of the different areas, his duties, the Civil War, and peace-keeping activities during Reconstruction. The collection also contains a few letters from Pease's brothers, Dixon and Plummer.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.
Daniel Butterfield Pease family papers, ms 2906. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.