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Accession number 1996.015
Catalog Number 1996.015
Collection Pearce Civil War Collection
Object Name Letter
Title Devin (Thomas Casimer) Papers, 1862
Creator Devin, Thomas Casimer
Date September 30, 1862
Dates of Creation September 30, 1862
Scope & Content This letter, signed and dated September 30, 1862, is written to an unnamed "Major." It is written on "patriotic" stationery that is red-bordered at the top edge and blue-bordered on the right edge. At this writing, Devin is in command of the 6th New York Cavalry. Devin communicates his rationale regarding seniority and promotions within the unit, then goes on to give a detailed account of his regiment's participation in the Battle of Antietam.
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People Devin, Thomas Casimer
Burnside, Ambrose Everett
Capt. Hannahs
Lt. Crozier
Capt. H. Hall
Campt. Medlar
Lt. Cating
Capt. G. Crocker
Lt. Easton
Col. Charles L. Fitzhugh
Philip R. Wales
William Edwards
William F. Aikin (Aitkins)
Major James B. Daly (Daily)
Capt. Sheldon
William E. Beardsley
Henry W. Lyon
Edward Titus
Henry Mahuken
J. Hamilton Bell
George W. Van Buren
Jonh Camardin
Brig. Alfred Pleasanton
Search Terms Stationary
Unit Discipline/Promotions
Wounds and injuries
Picket duty
Moral principals
Subjects 6th New York Cavalry
Battle of Antietam
Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of Second Bull Run
Battle of South Mountain
Harper's Ferry
Falmouth, VA
Stafford Court House, VA
Fredericksburg, VA
Acquia Creek, VA (Aquia Creek)
Brooks Station, VA
Washington, DC
Leesburg, VA
Mechanicsville, VA
Brookville, VA
Triadelphia, VA
Ridgeville, SC
New Market, VA
Middleburg, VA
Keedysville, MD
Sharpsburg, MD
Porterstown, VA
Rappahannock River
Antietam Creek
McClellan's Army of the Potomac
4th Regular Cavalry
4th VA Cavalry
Pleasanton Cavalry
Campbell's Battery
John Gibbon's Brigade
Gibson's Light Battery
Ashby's Cavalry
9th Zouaves
1st New York
1st Michigan
Credit line Pearce Civil War Collection
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