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Letterbook of Perley P. Pitkin, 1864.
Pitkin, Perley P., 1826-1891.
Library Call Number Copy Material Location
Vermont Historical Society Library  973.7417 P682  Manuscript (*)  Vault-Folio 

Personal Author : Pitkin, Perley P., 1826-1891.
Title : Letterbook of Perley P. Pitkin, 1864.
Physical Description : 1 vol.
Summary :

Indexed letterbook of Perley P. Pitkin as Assistant Quartermaster of the U. S. Volunteers, 1864.

Biographical or historical data :

Perley P. Pitkin of Montpelier, Vt., was commissioned 1st Lieutenant and Regimental Quartermaster for the 2nd Vermont Regiment on June 6, 1861. He was promoted to Captain, and named Assistant Quartermaster, U.S. Volunteers, on February 19, 1862. He was made Colonel and Chief Quartermaster, U.S. Volunteers, on August 2, 1864. He resigned on November 7, 1864, to accept a promotion as Quartermaster-General, State of Vermont, with rank of Brigadier General. He held that office for six years by successive elections. He died at Montpelier, Vt., on July 28, 1891.

Corporate Subject : United States. Army. Quartermaster Corps.
Geographic Term : United States History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Genre/Form : Correspondence.