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Edwin C. Hall papers, 1862-1881.
Hall, Edwin C., 1845-1913.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  MSA 130.5  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Personal Author : Hall, Edwin C., 1845-1913.
Title : Edwin C. Hall papers, 1862-1881.
Physical Description : .66 linear feet (2 boxes and one flat folder).
General Note : Continued in MSA 131 and MS Size B.
Summary :

This collection contains the letters and associated writings of Edwin Clifton Hall (1845-1913) who served as a volunteer in the Civil War from Brookfield, Vermont. Most of the documents are the letters he wrote home from the front to his parents in Brookfield. It also contains accounts of his experiences with the 15th and 10th Regiments, Vermont Volunteers, as well as material he wrote after the end of the war. The collection includes typescripts of all of Hall's Civil War letters and articles. The typescripts were made by his great grandson William C. Hall.

Biographical or historical data :

Edwin Clifton Hall was born in Brookfield, Vermont in 1845. In September 1862 he volunteered for nine month's service in the 15th Vermont, Company C, and saw action in Virginia. He was discharged in August 1863 but soon re-enlisted for three more years, through the duration of the war, with the 10th Vermont, Company G. He was wounded in the knee at the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, on June 1, 1864, and in the thigh at Petersburg, Virginia, on April 2, 1865. He was discharged from the service on June 29, 1865.

After the war he had employment as a newspaper editor in Vermont and Vineland, New Jersey. He kept up his association with Civil War veterans through the activities of the Grand Army of the Republic. He spent his last years at the Vermont Old Soldiers' Home in Bennington where he died in 1913.

Personal Subject : Veazey, Wheelock Graves, 1835-1898.
Corporate Subject : United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 15th 1862-1863 Company C.
United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 10th 1862-1865 Company G.
Grand Army of the Republic.
Lancaster Ship
Soldiers' Home Hampton, Va.
Subject Term : Money Confederate States of America.
Geographic Term : Brookfield (Vt.) History.
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Personal narratives.
Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Genre/Form : Photoprints.
Correspondence.
Songs.
Added Author : Hall, William C.
Hall, George B.J.
Electronic Resource : Click here for full text of finding aid.