Daniel Butterfield Pease family papers

Daniel Butterfield Pease family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Pease, Daniel Butterfield
Title: Daniel Butterfield Pease family papers
Dates: 1864-1866
Quantity: 1.0 folder (55 items)
Coll. Number: ms2906

Biographical/Historical Note

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.


Scope and Content Note

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.


Index Terms

Camp Coburn (Me.)
Correspondence
Galloups Island (Mass.)
Georgia--Description and travel.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Georgia--Social life and customs--19th century.
Pease, Dixon
Pease, Plummer
Reconstruction--Georgia.
Soldiers--Maine.
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 12th (1861-1864). (Company G)

General Notes

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.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Daniel Butterfield Pease family papers, ms 2906. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Letters, 1864-1866 View online.