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Personal Papers (alphabetical)

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Abeel, James (1733-1825), Deputy Quartermaster General 110
Albertson, Edward H. (fl. 1862-1863), Civil War soldier 691
Baldwin, Samuel (1754-1850), Civilian during the Revolution 540
Barber, Francis (1750-1783), Revolutionary War officer 222
Barry, Lyman F., Captain, Diaries, 1941-1947 1543
Barton, William (fl. 1776-1779), Continental Army officer 232
Bell, Andrew (1757-1843), Clerk to the British Commander in New York 45
Bloomfield, Joseph (1753-1823), Revolutionary War soldier 377
Boggs, J. Lawrence, Humanitarian (WWI) 27
Boyce, Thomas Jefferson (d. 1853), Sailor 55
Campfield, Jabez (1737-1821), Military surgeon 233
Campfield, William (d. 1824), Cavalry officer 233
Canfield, Augustus (1801-1854), Soldier in the Second Seminole War 249
Cheney, Albert O. (fl. 1861-1865), Civil War officer 1534
Clark, Joseph (1751-1813), Revolutionary War officer 256
Condict, Jemima (1754-1779), Civilian during the Revolution 123
Condict, Lewis (1773-1862), Abstracts of pension applications 67
Curtin, Daniel M. (fl. 1775-1776), Revolutionary War soldier 341
Dayton, Elias (1737-1807), Revolutionary War officer 94
Dickerson, Mahlon (1770-1853), Whiskey Rebellion participant 13
Droppa, Andrew F., World War II soldier 1395
Drury, Matthew (fl. 1780), Revolutionary War soldier 91
Dusenberry, Augustus 1673
Edsall Family (English Neighborhood, NJ) 944
Elmer, Ebenezer (fl. 1776-1784), Revolutionary War officer 38
Flaherty, Stephen (fl. 1898), Spanish-American War soldier 1314
Forman, Jonathan (1755-1809), Revolutionary War soldier 833
Gardiner, Harrison W. Jr., Papers, 1898 1624
Gould, William (fl. 1794), Militia officer 343
Green, Robert S. (1831-1895), Union County surrogate 30
Guthrie, Ethyl Hoffman and John Guthrie, Women’s Auxilliary Army Corps 1644
Hatfield, Oliver (1782-1860), Cavalry officer 903
Hendrickson, Daniel (1736-ca. 1797), Revolutionary War soldier 282
Henry, Walter, World War I Private, 77th Aero Squadron Papers 1918, 1945 1580
Hughes, Hugh (fl. 1782), Deputy Quartermaster of New York 163
Hunt, Sanford B. (1835-1891), Physician and Newark Daily Advertiser editor 21
Hyatt, John Collection, 1837-1887 1537
Ives, Milton J. (1840-1924), Civil War soldier 1162
Jones, Franklin (d. 1865), Civil War soldier 373
Kearny, Lawrence (1789-1868), U.S. Naval officer 57
Kearny, Philip (1814-1862), Civil War general 15
Knapp, Josiah P. (1785-1862), Militia officer 590
Koehler, George R., World War II soldier 1642
Kovanich, Thomas (d. 1945), World War II soldier 1391
Lanza, Silvio, Papers of, 1917-1948 1587
Larned, Daniel (fl. 1861-1863), Civil War soldier 319
Leddel, William (1747-1827), Cavalry officer 129
Lee, Henry (1756-1818), Major General in the Whiskey Rebellion 938
Livingston, Peter Van Brugh (1710-1792), Agent for the Commissaries of Provision 962
Lynch-Ginter Family (Newark, NJ) 1512
MacPeek, Helen Whitfield Letters 1548
McDowell, Augustus W. (1820-1878), Civil War physician 866
Mandeville, Cornelius, Civil War soldier 1663
Merritt, Harold B., World War II soldier 1337
Morris, Robert Hunter (ca. 1700-1764), Chief Justice of New Jersey and Governor of Pennsylvania 17
Mueller Family (Newark, NJ) 1517
Murphy, Franklin (1846-1920), Civil War officer 686
Murray, Nicholas (1802-1861), Presbyterian minister 384
New Jersey Infantry, 38th Regiment, Company “C” Provisions Document, 1864 1582
New Jersey Militia, Hunterdon Brigade, Provisions Document, 1776 1592
Pennington, Willam S. (1757-1826), Revolutionary War soldier 234
Philbrook, Mary (1872-1958), American Red Cross worker during World War I 572
Rinaldi, Frank J. (1892-1971), World War I soldier 1518
Ross, John (fl. 1775-1782), Revolutionary War soldier 227
Savage, Joseph (b. 1756), Revolutionary War soldier 204, 836
Savage Family 836
Scammell, Alexander (1747-1781), Adjutant General in the Continental Army 228
Scott, John M. (d. 1839), War of 1812 officer 1044
Scott, Winfield (1786-1866), Army officer 40
Serven, Benjamin R. (1836-1891), Civil War soldier 670
Shupe, William (fl. 1864-1865), Army of the Potomac soldier 249
Smith, Alice W. (III) (“Santita”), World War II 824
Smith, Jonas (1773-1848), Militiaman 382
Smith, Mills Reed, World War I soldier(?) 1323
Speer, John (1754-1818), Revolutionary War officer 229
Spicer, Jacob (1716-1765), New Jersey Provincial Assembly member 59
Stockton, Robert Field (1795-1866), Naval officer 368
Stockton, Robert Field Jr. (1832-1898), Adjutant General 368
Van Nest, Henry and Abram 1654
Vanderhoof, Cornelius (b. 1780), War of 1812 soldier 496
Von Oesen, Russell Craig, Papers 1923, 1944-1945 1596
Walton, Pierson M., Civil War Soldier, Affidavit 1863 1578
Ward, Marcus L. (1812-1884), Governor of New Jersey and U. S. Congressman 28
Westervelt, John C. and Westervelt, Jasper, Civil War Soldiers, Letters, 1862-1863 1597
White, Anthony Walton (1750-1803), Cavalry Officer 674

By Time Period (or War)

Time/War

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Siege of Fortress of Louisbourg (1745) Spicer, Jacob (1716-1765), New Jersey Provincial Assembly member 59
1752 List of soldiers in New Jersey 17
French and Indian War (Seven Year’s War) (1754-1763) Morris, Robert Hunter (ca. 1700-1764), Chief Justice of New Jersey and Governor of Pennsylvania 17
French and Indian War (Seven Year’s War) (1754-1763) Niagara Expedition 962
French and Indian War (Seven Year’s War) (1754-1763) Savage Family 836
French and Indian War (Seven Year’s War) (1754-1763) Spicer, Jacob (1716-1765), New Jersey Provincial Assembly member 59
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Abeel, James (1733-1825), Deputy Quartermaster General 110
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Baldwin, Samuel (1754-1850), Civilian 540
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Barber, Francis (1750-1783), Officer 222
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Barton, William (fl. 1776-1779), Continental Army officer 232
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Bell, Andrew (1757-1843), Clerk to the British Commander in New York 45
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Bloomfield, Joseph (1753-1823), Soldier 377
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Campfield, Jabez (1737-1821), Military surgeon 233
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Captain Thomas Patterson’s Second Company, Third New Jersey Continental Regiment 216
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Clark, Joseph (1751-1813), Officer 256
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Condict, Jemima (1754-1779), Civilian 123
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Condict, Lewis (1773-1862), Abstracts of pension applications 67
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Continental Army Artillery Regiment 225
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Continental Artillery Brigade 223
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Curtin, Daniel M. (fl. 1775-1776), Soldier 341
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Dayton, Elias (1737-1807), Officer 94
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Elmer, Ebenezer (fl. 1776-1785), Officer 38
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Ely, Edwin A. (1836-1927), Autograph Collection 14
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Essex County Militia, Second Regiment 525
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Essex County, New Jersey Clerk’s Office 859
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) First Continental Artillery Regiment 91
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) First New Jersey Continental Regiment 226, 833
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Hendrickson, Daniel (1736-ca. 1797), Soldier 282
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Holmes Family 282
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Hughes, Hugh (fl. 1782), Deputy Quartermaster of New York 163
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Jersey Brigade 227
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Murray, Nicholas (1802-1861), Presbyterian minister 384
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Nathaniel Heard’s Brigade, New Jersey Militia 230
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) New Jersey Militia, Hunterdon Brigade, Provisions Document, 1776 1592
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) New Jersey State Troops 229
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Pennington, William S. (1757-1826), Soldier 234
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Savage, Joseph (b. 1756), Soldier 204, 836
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Scammell, Alexander (1747-1781), Adjutant General in the Continental Army 228
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Second Dragoon Regiment, Continental Army 257
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Seventh Rifle Regiment of the Pennsylvania Line / Patton’s Additional Regiment 224
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Stevens Family (Hoboken, NJ) 409
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) White, Anthony Walton (1750-1803), Cavalry Officer 674
Revolutionary War Wilson, Peter (1746-1826), New Jersey Assemblyman 318
Whiskey Rebellion (1794) Dickerson, Mahlon (1770-1853) 13
Whiskey Rebellion (1794) Essex Brigade, 1st Battalion, 4th Regiment 248
Whiskey Rebellion (1794) Gould, William (fl. 1794) 343
Whiskey Rebellion (1794) Leddel, William (1747-1827) 129
Whiskey Rebellion (1794) Lee, Henry (1756-1818), Major General 938
Whiskey Rebellion (1794) Smith, Jonas (1773-1848) 382
1798-1807 Campfield, William (d. 1824), Cavalry officer 233
1807-1822 Essex Brigade of Militia 246
1809 Scott, Winfield (1786-1866), Army officer 40
1810 Knapp, Josiah P. (1785-1862), Militia officer 590
1810-1817 Hatfield, Oliver (1782-1860), Cavalry officer 903
War of 1812 (1812-1814) Kearny, Lawrence (1789-1868), U.S. Naval officer 57
War of 1812 (1812-1814) Morris County Brigade, New Jersey Militia 947
War of 1812 (1812-1814) Scott, John M. (d. 1839), Officer 1044
War of 1812 (1812-1814) Vanderhoof, Cornelius (b. 1780), Soldier 496
1814-1844 Kearny, Lawrence (1789-1868), U.S. Naval officer 57
1824 Lafayette Guards, New York State Artillery 650
1827-1828 Subscription List for the Morris Brigade, 1st Regiment, 2nd Battalion 19
1829-1853 Boyce, Thomas Jefferson (d. 1853), Sailor 55
Seminole War (2nd, 1830s) Canfield-Dickerson Family (Morris County, NJ): Contains letters from Augustus Canfield, a soldier in Florida during the war 249
Opium War (1839-1842) Kearny, Lawrence (1789-1868), U.S. Naval officer 57
Mexican War (1845-1848) Halsted, N. Norris (1816-1884) and Nancy Marsh Halsted (1817-1891): Contains  papers relating to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 248
Civil War (1861-1865) Albertson Family (Warren County) 691
Civil War (1861-1865) Canfield-Dickerson Family (Morris County, NJ): Contains letters of William Shupe from the Army of the Potomac 249
Civil War (1861-1865) Cheney, Albert O. (fl. 1861-1865), Officer in the US Colored Troops 1534
Civil War (1861-1865) Clee, Lester Harrison (1888-1962), Presbyterian minister: Contains service records of church members 1058
Civil War (1861-1865) Edsall Family (English Neighborhood, NJ) 944
Civil War (1861-1865) Green, Robert S. (1831-1895), Union County surrogate 30
Civil War (1861-1865) Halsted, N. Norris (1816-1884) and Nancy Marsh Halsted (1817-1891) 248
Civil War (1861-1865) Hunt, Sanford B. (1825-1884), Physician and Newark Daily Advertiser editor 21
Civil War (1861-1865) Hyatt, John Collection 1537
Civil War (1861-1865) Ives, Milton J. (1840-1924), Civil War soldier 1162
Civil War (1861-1865) Jones, Franklin (d. 1865), Civil War soldier 373
Civil War (1861-1865) Kearny, Philip (1814-1862), Civil War general 15
Civil War (1861-1865) Larned, Daniel (fl. 1861-1863), Civil War soldier 319
Civil War (1861-1865) McDowell, Augustus W. (1820-1878), Physician 866
Civil War (1861-1865) Murphy, Franklin (1846-1920), Civil War officer 686
Civil War (1861-1865) New Jersey Infantry, 38th Regiment, Company “C” Provisions Document, 1864 1582
Civil War (1861-1865) Nichols Family (Newark, NJ) 1012
Civil War (1861-1865) Photograph Album Collection 1364
Civil War (1861-1865) Savage Family 836
Civil War (1861-1865) Serven-Winters Family (Paterson, NJ) 670
Civil War (1861-1865) Stockton, Robert Field Jr. (1832-1898), Adjutant General 368
Civil War (1861-1865) Thirteenth New Jersey Volunteers 819, 951
Civil War (1861-1865) Walton, Pierson M., Civil War Soldier, Affidavit 1863 1578
Civil War (1861-1865) Ward, Marcus L. (1812-1884), Governor of New Jersey and U. S. Congressman 28
Civil War (1861-1865) Westervelt, John C. and Westervelt, Jasper, Civil War Soldiers, Letters, 1862-1863 1597
Spanish-American War (1898) Flaherty, Stephen (fl. 1898), Soldier 1314
Spanish-American War (1898) Gardiner, Harrison W. Jr. , Papers, 1898 1624
Philippine-American War (1899-1902) Runkle Rae Papers, ca. 1899-1927 1659
World War I (1914-1918) Boggs, J. Lawrence, Humanitarian 27
World War I (1914-1918) Lanza, Silvio, Papers of, 1917-1948 1587
World War I (1914-1918) Lehlbach Family (Newark, NJ) 1323
World War I (1914-1918) MacPeek, Helen Whitfield Letters 1548
World War I (1914-1918) Mueller Family (Newark, NJ) 1517
World War I (1914-1918) Philbrook, Mary (1872-1958), American Red Cross worker 572
World War I (1914-1918) Poster Collection 1509
World War I (1914-1918) Rinaldi, Frank J. (1892-1971), World War I soldier 1518
World War I (1914-1918) Schuren Family Collection 1662
World War I (1914-1918) Henry, Walter, World War I Private, 77th Aero Squadron Papers 1918, 1945 1580
1926 Department of the Navy: letters regarding an explosion at the Naval Ammunition Depot in Lake Denmark, NJ 1206
World War II (1939-1945) Barry, Lyman, F., Captain 1543
World War II (1939-1945) Droppa Family 1395
World War II (1939-1945) Guthrie, Ethyl Hoffman and John Guthrie 1644
World War II (1939-1945) Koehler, George R. 1642
World War II (1939-1945) Kovanich, Thomas (d. 1945), Soldier 1391
World War II (1939-1945) Lynch-Ginter Family (Newark, NJ) 1512
World War II (1939-1945) Merritt Family 1337
World War II (1939-1945) Mueller Family (Newark, NJ) 1517
World War II (1939-1945) Poster Collection 1509
World War II (1939-1945) Proctor, James W. Jr. Collection 1641
World War II (1939-1945) Rogers, Mary E. (fl. 1934-1953), Housewife 806
World War II (1939-1945) Smathers, William H. (fl. 1940-1941), U.S. Senator 1331
World War II (1939-1945) Smith, Alice W. (III) (“Santita”) 824
World War II (1939-1945) Von Oesen, Russell Craig, Papers 1923, 1944-1945 1596
World War II (1939-1945) World War II Production Awards 66
Korean War (1950-1953) Private Wheeler Letters, 1955-1956 1665

Military Unit Records

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Continental Army Artillery Regiment 225
Continental Artillery Brigade 223
(Colonel Philip Van) Cortlandt’s Regiment, Nathaniel Heard’s Brigade, New Jersey Militia 230
(Captain John) Craig’s Company, New Jersey State Troops 229
Department of the Navy: letters regarding an explosion at the Naval Ammunition Depot in Lake Denmark, NJ 1206
Essex Brigade, 4th Regiment, 1st Battalion 248
Essex Brigade of Militia 246
Essex County Militia 229, 525
Essex County Militia, Second Regiment 525
First Continental Artillery Regiment 91
First New Jersey Continental Regiment 226, 232, 833
(General Nathaniel) Heard’s Brigade, New Jersey Militia 230
Jersey Brigade 227
Lafayette Guards, New York State Artillery 650
Morris Brigade, 1st Regiment, 2nd Battalion 19
Morris County Brigade, New Jersey Militia 947
Morris County Squadron, New Jersey Cavalry 233
New Jersey Infantry, 38th Regiment, Company “C” Provisions Document, 1864 1582
New Jersey Militia, Hunterdon Brigade, Provisions Document, 1776 1592
New Jersey regiments (various): payroll records during the Civil War 28
New Jersey State Troops 229
(Captain Thomas) Patterson’s 2nd Company, 3rd New Jersey Regiment, Continental Army 216
(Colonel John) Patton’s Additional Regiment 224
Quartermasters 110, 163
Second Dragoon Regiment, Continental Army 257
Second Regiment, New Jersey Infantry 343
(Winfield) Scott’s Company of Light Artillery (War of 1812) 40
Seventh Rifle Regiment of the Pennsylvania Line 224
(Captain Jedidiah) Swan’s Company, Nathaniel Heard’s Brigade, New Jersey Militia 230
Third New Jersey Regiment, Continental Army 38, 94, 377, 216, 222
Thirteenth New Jersey Volunteers 819, 951

 

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