Home » Item Display

Daniel Butterfield Pease family papers, 1864-1866

Click here to view the item (new window)
Type: Text
Creator: Pease, Daniel Butterfield
Pease, Dixon
Pease, Plummer
Title: Daniel Butterfield Pease family papers, 1864-1866
Date: 1864-1866
Description: The collection consists of correspondence, mainly from Daniel Butterfield Pease, to members of his family in Maine while serving with Company G of the 12th Maine Infantry Regiment from 1864-1866. Pease's letters were written from Camp Coburn, Maine; Galloups Island, Massachusetts; and Augusta, Savannah, and Thomasville, Georgia and contain descriptions of the different areas, his duties, the Civil War, and peace-keeping activities during Reconstruction. The collection also contains a few letters from Pease's brothers, Dixon and Plummer.

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Daniel Butterfield Pease was a Union soldier with Company G of the 12th Maine Infantry Regiment. In 1864 to 1866, he wrote from Camp Coburn, Maine; Galloups Island, Massachusetts; and Augusta, Savannah, and Thomasville, Georgia. He had two brothers who were not in the service. He seems to have remained in Georgia for a period during Reconstruction.

America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Subjects: United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 12th (1861-1864) | Reconstruction--Georgia | Soldiers--Maine | Camp Coburn (Me.) | Galloups Island (Mass.) | Georgia--Description and travel | Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Georgia--Social life and customs--19th century | Georgia | Maine | Massachusetts
Contributors: Hargrett Library
Online Publisher: [Athens, Ga.] : Digital Library of Georgia in association with the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 2012
Original Material: Daniel Butterfield Pease family papers. MS 2906(M). Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Rights and Usage: Cite as: Daniel Butterfield Pease family papers. MS 2906(M). Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries., as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/harg/turningpoint/id:harg2906-001-001

Related Institutions: Digital Library of Georgia
Georgia Historical Society
Atlanta History Center
Hargrett Library
Collection Information: America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia