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Accession number 1996.033
Catalog Number 1996.033.00
Collection Pearce Civil War Collection
Object Name Collection
Title Benedict (Willis) Papers, 1861-1865
Creator Benedict, Willis
Date 1861-1865
Dates of Creation 1861-1865
Scope & Content Contains 148 signed letters (bulk 8 pages, quarto) from this union soldier writing home to his brother, Edward Benedict of New Haven, Connecticut. Dates range from August 31, 1861 to June 18, 1865. Some on elegant stationary with color printed letterheads.
Finding Aids Available in the archives or online at www.pearcecollections.us
People Beckley, Charles
Benedict, Edward (letter recipient)
Benedict, Willis (letter writer)
Burnside, General ____
Couch, General _____
Curtip, General _____
Grant, General Ulysses S.
Harlan, General _____
Hood, General John Bell
Lincoln, Abraham
Meagher, General _____
Morse, John
Scofield, Sam
Seward, William
Sherman, General William Tecumseh
Terry, General _____
Tuttle, George _____
Search Terms 12th New York Cavalry
13th Iowa
17th Georgia
3rd New York Artillery
Artillery
Bachelor's Creek
Beaufort,
Camp life
Chess
Christmas
Clothing
Cove Creek
Currency
Depression
Diaries
Discrimination
Diseases
Dovers Forks
Drawings/Artwork
Drummer boys
Education
Escapes
Falmouth
Family life
Finance
Firearms
Fires
Food
Fort Fisher
Fort Gaston
Fort Macon
Fort Totton
Fortification
Freedmen
Goldsboro, North Carolina
Government
Harlan's Brigade
Holidays
Housing
Kinston, North Carolina
Leadership
Leisure
Mail/mail service
Medical care
Medicine
Military camps
Military engagements
Military engineering
Military hospitals
Military offenses
Military offensives
Military strategy
Money/financials
Morehead City,
Mothers
Motivation
Music
Neuse River
New Berne, North Carolina
New Haven, Connecticut
New York Daily Times
Newspapers
North Carolina Times
Official documents
Orders
Paper money
Patients
Patriotism
Photographs
Postage
Prejudice
Prices
Prisoners of War
Prisons
Quotations
Race relations
Railroads
Raleigh, North Carolina
Rebs
Recreation
Recruiting
Regiment
Religion
Rifles
Rivers
Sanitation
Savannah, Georgia
Schools
Secesh
Ships
Soldiers
Stamps
Stationery
Tactics
Teachers
Thanksgiving
Torture
Tredegar Iron Works, Richmond, Virginia
Trent River
Troops movement
Union
Weaponry
Wilmington, North Carolilna
Wise's Forks
Women
Wounds and injuries
Credit line Pearce Civil War Collection
Copyrights The copyright of these materials is managed by the Navarro College Archives on behalf of the Navarro College Foundation, 3100 W. Collin St., Corsicana, Texas 75110 Phone: 903-875-7438. Internet: archives@navarrocollege.edu.

Reproductions of original materials and transcriptions may be available. Please contact the archivist for further information.
Physical characteristics English