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Collection TitleCL 73 Van Vleet PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Date Completed:December 2010
Provenance:

 

Terms:107th New York Volunteers; United States-History-Civil War, 1861-1865
Historical:Van Vleet Brothers- James F. Van Vleet of Lodi Center, NY, enlisted as a private in Company H of the 107th New York Volunteers at age 24 on August 4, 1862.  He was mustered out as a sergeant on June 5, 1865 in Washington, D.C. along with his regiment.  John D.M. Van Vleet, his younger brother, enlisted in the same regiment at age 19.  He was wounded in action on May 25, 1864 at Dallas, Georgia and died of his wounds on June 24, 1864 in a hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 
Scope:The Van Vleet Papers contain letters written by James Van Vleet to his family during the Civil War, 1863-1865, as well as miscellaneous Van Vleet family papers. 
Notes:Shares a box with CL 58 & CL 69.  Transcriptions provided by George Farr.
Extent.25 Linear Feet
Date Span1863-1915
AbstractThis collection contains letters from James Van Vleet to his family during the Civil War.


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Letter from James Van Vleet, 107th New York Volunteers, to his sister Sarah from Hope's Landing, VA, regarding the poor weather, January 30, 1863.Letter010101
Letter from James Van Vleet, 107th New York Volunteers, to his sister Sarah from Hope's Landing, VA, regarding small pox in the regiment, April 12, 1863.Letter010102
Letter from James Van Vleet, 107th New York Volunteers, to his sister Sarah from Hope's Landing, VA, regarding her care package, April 21, 1863.Letter010103
Letter from James Van Vleet, 107th New York Volunteers, to his sister Sarah from a hospital in Wastington, D.C., regarding his health, September 7, 1863.Letter010104
Letter from James Van Vleet, 107th New York Volunteers, to his sister Sarah from Alexandria, VA, regarding his denied furlough, December 11, 1863.Letter010105
Letter from James Van Vleet, 107th New York Volunteers, to his sister Sarah from Alexandria, VA, regarding his health, December 19, 1863.Letter010106
Letter from James Van Vleet, 107th New York Volunteers, to his sister Sarah regarding his plans not to re-enlist, March 10, 1864.Letter010201
Letter from James Van Vleet, 107th New York Volunteers, to his sister Sarah from Chattanooga, TN, regarding their brother John's wounds, June 20, 1864. Letter010202
Letter from James Van Vleet, 107th New York Volunteers, to his sister Sarah from Atlanta, GA, regarding life in the regiment, October 17, 1864.Letter010203
Letter from James Van Vleet, 107th New York Volunteers, to his sister Sarah from Savannah, GA, regarding politics and camp life, January 12, 1865. Letter010204
Letter from James Van Vleet, 107th New York Volunteers, to Mr. G.B. Van Vleet from Savannah, GA, regarding problems with his furlough, February 11, 1865. Letter010205
Letter from James Van Vleet, 107th New York Volunteers, to his friend Gill from Savannah, GA, regarding his denied furlough, February 21, 1865.Letter010206
Letter from James Van Vleet, 107th New York Volunteers, to his Father from Savanah, GA, regarding his furlough, February 24, 1865. Letter010207
Letter from James Van Vleet, 107th New York Volunteers, to his friends at home from New York City regarding his trip homeward, April 22, 1865.Letter010208
Letter from James Van Vleet, 107th New York Volunteers, to his brother William from Alexandria, VA, regarding camp life, May 7, 1865.Letter010209
Letter from James Van Vleet, 107th New York Volunteers, to his father from Alexandria, VA, regarding the arrival of his regiment, May 10, 1865.Letter010210
Letter M.A. and N.J. Noble to their parents from Columbus, OH, with family news, January 3, 1869.Letter010301
Letter from J.S. Van Vleet to James Van Vleet from Remmington, IN, regarding the harvest, May 26, 1872.Letter010302
Invoice for Miss Myra Van Vleet from Dr. J.L. Carman, Lodi, NY, August 15, 1907. Invoice010401
Booklet - 107th New York Volunteers Veteran Association Roster, September 17, 1915.Booklet010402
poems and prayers written by James Van Vleet.Documents010403

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