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Captain Lewis Leavens papers

 Collection — Folder: 2. Captain Lewis Leavens papers, 1854-1870.
Identifier: 2021-14

Content Description

Accession includes commissioning documents from the New York state militia and the Rhode Island Volunteers 7th Regiment.

1. Photograph (carte-de-visite or CDV) presumed to be Captain Lewis Leavens. 2. Photograph (carte-de-visite or CDV) of J M Dyckman coat of arms (ZYT Bestendig "Be Constant") . 3. Lewis Leavens 2nd Lt. of Riflemen in the 18th Regiment 7th Brigade and 2nd Div. commission for New York State Militia, Nov. 23, 1854. 4. Lewis Leavens 1st Lt. in the 18th Regiment 7th Brigade and 2nd Div. commission for New York State Militia, May 31, 1855. 5. Lewis Leavens appointment as recruiting officer for R.I. Volunteers (RIAG, August 6, 1862). 6. Lewis Leavens commission as Captain in the 7th R.I. Volunteers, September 4, 1862. 7. Documents with signatures of Capt. Lewis Leavens, Col. Zenas R. Bliss and Brigadier General Paul, September 21, 1862 8. Disposition of muskets dated January 13, 1863 a month after the 7th R.I. participated in the Battle of Fredericksburg (Dec. 13, 1862). 9. 10. Testimonies (2) of service by Officers and Privates of Co. A of Captain Lewis Leaven, January 13, 1863. upon his resignation. 11. Six checks made out to Thomas J. Barron from the New England Manufacturing Company. 12. Envelope and note regarding records stored.

Dates

  • 1854-1870

Creator

Extent

.04 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Rhode Island State Archives Repository

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