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Collection TitleCL 72 Russell Tuttle LettersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Date Completed:December 2010
Provenance:The items in this collection were purchased by the Society in 2010. 
Terms:107th New York Volunteers; United States-History-Civil War, 1861-1865
Historical:Russell M. Tuttle- Russell Tuttle was born on January 12, 1840 in Almond, New York.  At the start of the Civil War, Tuttle was Junior at the University of Rochester.  Over the next three years, he served with the Army of the Potomac seeing action in Maryland, Virginia, Tennessee, the Siege of Atlanta, the March to the Sea and the return through the Carolinas and Virginia.  Originally mustered in as an orderly sergeant, Tuttle was commissioned as a lieutenant in March 1863.  He served briefly on General Ruger's staff before being assigned to the Topographical Engineers of the 3rd Brigade as a map maker.  He survived the war to return home. 
Scope:The Russell Tuttle Letters Collection contains letters written by Tuttle to his parents and sister from August 1862 to April 1865 regarding his Civil War experiences. 
Notes:Transcriptions provided by George Farr. 
Extent.25 Linear Feet
Date Span1862-1865
AbstractThis collection contains letters written by Russell M. Tuttle, an officer of the 107th New York Volunteers, to his family during the Civil War.


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Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Tullahoma, TN, regarding his new job with the map makers, December 19, 1863.Letter010509
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Tullahoma, TN, his trip to Shelbyville, January 3, 1864.Letter010601
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Shelbyville, TN, regarding life in the regiment, January 14, 1864.Letter010602
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Tullahoma, TN, regarding money, February 4, 1864.Letter010603
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Tullahoma, TN, regarding his post on General Ruger's staff, February 7, 1864.Letter010604
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Tullahoma, TN, regarding a party he attended, February 28, 1864.Letter010605
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Tullahoma, TN, regarding his new sword and horse, March 4, 1864. Letter010606
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Tullahoma, TN, regarding army life, March 19, 1864.Letter010607
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Shelbyvile, TN, regarding adventures in map making, March 31, 1864. Letter010608
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Tullahoma, TN, regarding army life, April 17, 1864.Letter010609
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Tullahoma, TN, regarding their marching orders, April 27, 1864.Letter010610
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Sugar Valley, GA, in the run-up to battle, May 11, 1864. Letter010701
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Field's Mill, GA, describing the battle, May 16, 1864. Letter010702
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Cassville, GA, regarding the fight for the town, May 21, 1864. Letter010703
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Dallas, GA, reporting casualties, May 27, 1864.Letter010704
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his parents from Acworth, GA, on the progress of the Georgia Campaign, June 7 & 12, 1864.Letter010705
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his parents from Marietta, GA, reporting the progress of the Georgia Campaign, June 22, 1864.Letter010706
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his sister Carrie from Marretta, GA, on the progress of the Georgia Campaign, June 24, 1864.Letter010707
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Marietta, GA, reporting the progress of the Georgia Campaign, June 30, 1864.Letter010708
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Cobb County, GA, reporting the progress of the Georgia Campaign, July 7, 1864.Letter010709
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from De Kalb County, GA, reporting the progress of the Georgia Campaign, July 20, 1864.Letter010710
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from outside Atlanta, GA, reporting the fighting, July 23, 1864. Letter010711
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from outside Atlanta, GA, reporting the fighting, July 27, 1864.Letter010712
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from outside Atlanta, GA, reporting the fighting, July 31, 1864.Letter010713
Letter from Russell Tuttle, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from outside Atlanta, GA, reporting the fighting, August 3, 1864.Letter010801
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