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Post No. Alt. No. Post Name City County Repository Location Collection Name Description of Item(s) Medium/Condition Informant Date Dept. Source
000   (Department) N/A N/A Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Room (Rm 27) Massachusetts State House, 24 Beacon St. (mail: State House, Room 1), Boston, MA 02133; phone 617-727-1100 Ext. 35517   The GAR Memorial Room serves as a repository for records of the Department of Massachusetts, GAR.  Inventorying of the collection was ongoing as of June 2013, coordinated by the MA Art Commission.  Internships were being offered in the summer of 2013.  Susan Greendyke Lachevre (susan.greendyke@state.ma.us) was the contact person.  It is likely that many Department and Post records are housed in this collection.   Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Jun-2013 MA N/A
001   William Logan Rodman New Bedford Bristol New Bedford Free Public Library Special Collections, 613 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA 02740; phone 508-991-6276; website www.newbedford-ma.gov/Library/index.html GAR William Logan Rodman Post No.1 Records, 1866-1937  Meeting Minutes 25 Oc. 1866 - 20 Aug. 1867, 6 Sept. 1876 - 9 May 1888, 16 May 1888 - 3 Nov. 1897, 10 Nov. 1897 - 30 Jan. 1909, 7 July 1909 - 24 Nov. 1937; Monument Fund 1905-1915, 1913-1917; Relief Committee: Meeting minutes 1879-1898, Records of the Relief Committee 1897-1920, Book of receipts and expenses 1901-1916; Roll of Members; Dues; List of former members; Muster Rolls 1869-1885; Cemetery Records; Account book 1911-1920; Souvenir of the Installation of Officers of William Logan Rodman Post 1, January 7, 1903; GAR Old Post One Bulletins 1-4, 1906; General Orders and loose ephemera.  The collection also includes materials from the original post library: Rodman Post 1 Library list and numbers of books; The Holy Bible, Philadelphia: William W. Harding, 1867, book no. 3 from the Rodman Post No. 1 lending library.  Other GAR materials: Song Souvenir of Old War Songs, GAR and Patriotic Songs presented to the GAR by "the Patriotic People" of New Bedford; Encampment proceedings Dept. of MA, 1875, 1890; Encampment proceedings Dept. of RI, 1884 - 1888; William Logan Rodman Corps 53, WRC, Minutes 1890-1905. Original bound volumes and manuscripts.  Approx. 4 linear feet, unprocessed. Paul Pannoni Jul-2014 MA JH1
002   Post No. 2 Nantucket Nantucket   See the Thomas M. Gardner Post, No. 207, entry for additional information on Post No. 2 in Nantucket.           MA DE1
002   Dahlgren South Boston Suffolk               MA JH1
003   William H. Bartlett Taunton Bristol               MA JH1, DE1
004   U. S. Grant Melrose Middlesex               MA JH1
005   GEN Lander Lynn Essex Grand Army of the Republic Museum (City of Lynn) Grand Army of the Republic Museum, 58 Andrew Street, Lynn, MA 01901; phone 781-477-7085; email mlynngar@aol.com; website www.ci.lynn.ma.us/attractions_gar.shtml .  Post records may be viewed by contacting Robert Matthias (SUVCW) at the above phone number from 9 to 3pm, Monday - Friday.   Descriptive Book (member rolls), Journal / Meeting Minute Book, Receipt Book, Ledger, Correspondence / Letter Book, Scrapbook.  "Records of Post 5 from the day it was formed to the day the last veteran walked out of the building." Original bound volumes and manuscripts Dexter A. Bishop, Sr.Vive Commander, SUVCW Dept. of MA Mar-2014 MA JH1
005   GEN Lander Lynn Essex Peabody Essex Museum The Phillips Library,  East India Square (161 Essex St) Salem, Massachusetts 01970; phone 978-745-9500; email research@pem.org; website http://pem.org/library/ MM 31 Series II, Box 16: Box 2, Bylaws and Roster 1900. An online finding aid is available. Original pamphlet.  Part of a collection totalling 16 boxes, 13 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Jun-2014 MA JH1
006   P. T. Wyman Holliston Middlesex               MA JH1
007   Charles Russell Lowell Boston Suffolk               MA JH1
008   E. W. Pierce Middleborough Plymouth Town of Middleborough, MA Town Hall, 10 Nickerson Avenue, Middleborough, MA 02346; website www.middleborough.com/ Stored in safe Personal War Sketches Presented to E. W. Pierce Post No. 8, Middleborough, 1891, containing 318 pages of biographies. Bound volume with hand written entries. Tom Churchill Civil War blog Sep-2009 MA JH1
008   E. W. Pierce Middleborough Plymouth Town of Middleborough, MA Vault, Town Clerk's office.  Town Hall, 10 Nickerson Avenue, Middleborough, MA 02346; website www.middleborough.com/   "Bookkeeping Journal" 1876-1888, acquired by John Thompson of Bowie, MD, in a eBay auction on 4 Jan. 2015.  Offered to the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Middleborough as a gift to the community, and received in January 2015. Original bound volume. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Dec-2015 MA JH1
009   Reno Hudson Middlesex               MA JH1
010   George H. Ward Worcester Worcester Unknown Whereabouts unknown. Sold to an undisclosed party at auction.  Seller based in Long Island City, NY. Private collection Kimball, Edward Payson, 1896, Brinley Hall Album and Post 10 Sketchbook. Worcester, Massachusetts. 364 p., hardcover.  Listed for sale at auction on eBay (item #301141058170), ending 7 April 2014.  Seller mugwumny. Original bound volume. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Apr-2014 MA JH1
011   Abraham Lincoln Charlestown Suffolk               MA JH1
012   H. M Warren Wakefield Middlesex Unknown Whereabouts unknown. Offered for sale on online auction.  Seller based in Cambridge, MA. Private collection Three volumes of Post records:  1) Relief Committee record book 23 Jan. 1872 - Apr. 1916, 257 page.  2) "Record Book No 2 Warren Post No. 12 GAR Disct 6, Dpt. of Mass.: 14 July 1873 - 19 Jan. 1880, includes minutes of votes taken and the last page has a Roster of all the members names. The Commander name appears to be Arel Ames.  Over 200 pages.  3) Meeting Minutes, 1 May 1882 - 28 Dec. 1885, 318 pages.  Sold at auction on eBay (item #332185655520, ending 3 March 2012.  Seller oddstuff247.  Auction photos on file. Original bound volumes, 13-3/4 in. x 8-1/4 in. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Apr-2017 MA JH1
013   Fletcher Webster Brockton Plymouth               MA JH1
014   C. C. Phillips Woodville / Hopkinton Middlesex               MA JH1
015   John A. Andrew Boston Suffolk               MA JH1, DE1
016   E. K. Wilcox Springfield Hampden Springfield Museums 21 Edwards Street, Springfield, MA 01103; phone 413-263-6800 or 800-625-7738; email info@springfieldmuseums.org; website www.springfieldmuseums.org/   Original charter.  NOTE:  E. K. Wilcox Post files were once held by the CT River Valley Historicial Museum, and are now presumably in the Springfield Museum of History.  Among the materials was a founding members' list and notes on the Post. Orginal manuscropt. Phil Gauthier (online form submission) Dec-2014 MA JH1
016   E. K. Wilcox Springfield Hampden Library of Virginia Archives and Manuscripts Room,  800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219-8000; phone 804-692-3500; website www.lva.virginia.gov/ Manuscripts Scrapbook, 1910, by the E. K. Wilcox Post commemorating a visit to Springfield by the A. P. Hill Camp (Petersburg, VA of the United Confederate Veterans. Scrapbook contains brochures, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and photographs of the A. P. Hill Camp's visit and participation in a July 4th parade. Also contains photographs of the Massachusetts memorial placed at the Petersburg battlefield. Original bound volume. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Jan-2015 MA JH1
017   GEN Sedgwick Arlington / Orange Middlesex U.S. Army War College U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center; 950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle, PA 17013-5021; phone 717-245-3949; email carl_usamhi@conus.army.mil; website www.carlisle.army.mil/ahec/ Archives ARCH COLL Record and minute books from Post 17, Dept. of Mass., GAR (1869-1937); ledgers of accounts (1868-1933) and roll of members (1871-1920). Minutes of Memorial Hall Association Post 17, GAR (1894-1920). Constitution, by-laws and register of Sons of Veterans of United States of America, General Sheridan Camp No. 53. 3 boxes of materials. Glenn Knight, Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 MA JH1
018   COL Prescott Ashland Middlesex               MA JH1
019   Edwin V. Sumner Fitchburg Worcester Unknown Whereabouts unknown. Sold to an undisclosed party at auction.  Seller based in Michigan. Private collection Original letter (Post letterhead) dated 1898, inviting Comrades from Clinton Post to a grand gala.  Sold at auction on eBay (item #270922892975, ending 3 March 2012.  Seller shermanone. Original manuscript (auction images on file with National GAR Records Officer). Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 MA JH1
020   Monroe Paxton Worcester               MA DE1
020   Getchel Blackstone Worcester               MA DE1
020   H. S. Greenleaf Colrain Franklin Unknown Noted in OCLC WorldCat library directory as in existence, however, no repository is listed.   Personal war sketches : Grand Army of the Republic presented to H.S. Greenleaf Post No. 20, Department of Massachusetts by Lorenzo Griswold, Colerain, 1890.  Records of c.55 members of H.S. Greenleaf Post No. 20, was published by L.H. Everts of Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia. Bound volume, 164 p. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Dec-2015 MA JH1
021   Sedgwick Westborough Worcester               MA DE1
021   Abbott Needham Norfolk               MA DE1
021   Frederick Hecker Boston Suffolk               MA JH1
022   MAJ E. F. Fletcher Milford Worcester               MA JH1
023   Joseph Hooker East Boston Suffolk               MA JH1
024   A. B. R. Sprague Grafton Worcester               MA JH1
025   H. H. Legge Uxbridge Worcester               MA JH1
026   Thomas G. Stevenson Roxbury Suffolk               MA JH1
027   Post No. 27 Oxford Worcester               MA DE1
027   Charles Devens Oxford Worcester               MA JH1
028   George D. Wells Oakdale / West Boylston Worcester               MA JH1
029   F. P. H. Rogers Waltham Middlesex Waltham Public Library Special Collections, 735 Main Street, Waltham, MA 02451; phone 781-314-3425; email waltham@minlib.net; website http://waltham.lib.ma.us/ Call no.  Wal. Ref. MILITARY/Box 1/974.44 GRA Record Book (Minutes), 7 April 1919 to 2 Oct. 1926; Roster 1892 (25 p.); By-laws 1896 (16 p.) Original bound volumes. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Mar-2014 MA JH1
029   F. P. H. Rogers Waltham Middlesex Waltham Public Library Special Collections, 735 Main Street, Waltham, MA 02451; phone 781-314-3425; email waltham@minlib.net; website http://waltham.lib.ma.us/ Call no.  Wal. Ref. MILITARY/Flat Box 2/973.7 ROLL [1889 roll], and  Wal. Ref. GEN/CELEBRATIONS/973.7 Roll [1917 roll] "The Roll Call," program of Memorial Day services; includes a list of burials of war dead.  Two years;  1889 and 1917. Annual circular, original. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Mar-2014 MA JH1
029   F. P. H. Rogers Waltham Middlesex Waltham Public Library Special Collections, 735 Main Street, Waltham, MA 02451; phone 781-314-3425; email waltham@minlib.net; website http://waltham.lib.ma.us/ Call no.   Wal. Ref. MILITARY/Flat Box 3/973.7 GRA Personal war sketches of the members of F. P. H. Rogers Post No. 29 of Waltham. Circa 1890 Original bound volume, 377 p., illustrated, 42 cm. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Mar-2014 MA JH1
030   William H. Smart Cambridgeport Middlesex               MA JH1
031   S. A. Taylor Ashburnham Worcester               MA DE1
031   George W. Perry Scituate Plymouth               MA JH1
032   Washington South Boston Suffolk               MA JH1
033   Burbank Woburn Middlesex Woburn Public Library Dr. Thomas J. Glennon Archives, 45 Pleasant Street, Woburn, MA 01801; phone 781-933-0148; email woburn@minlib.net; website www.woburnpubliclibrary.org/ Woburn Soldiers, Johnson Collection, Box 74 Collection of records from Burbank Post 33.  Descriptive Book, Minute Books, possibly other records.  Full inventory not available. Original bound volumes, possibly other records. Richard N. Griffin, SUVCW Lincoln-Cushing Camp 2, Dept. of the Chesapeake Mar-2014 MA JH1
034   Phil H. Sheridan Salem Essex Peabody Essex Museum The Phillips Library,  East India Square (161 Essex St) Salem, Massachusetts 01970; phone 978-745-9500; email research@pem.org; website http://pem.org/library/ MM 31 Series I, Box 1: Folder 1, Names of soldiers various conflicts 1775-1918; Folder 2, Catalog of deceased comrades 1864-1926; Folder 3, Post Directory 1867-1924; Folder 4, Post Officers 1867-1927; Folder 5, Dishonorably discharged 1868-1894.  Box 2: Folder 1, Black List 1868-1892; Folder 2, Black List (undated); Folder 3, Directory 1881-1884; Folder 4, Descriptive Book 1861-1922; Folder 5, Descriptive Book 1892-1927; Folder 6, Known addresses (undated); Folder 7, Account Book 1871-1874; Folder 8, Dues Book 1869-1871; Folder 9, Dues Book 1870-1871. Box 3:  Folders 1-4, Dues Books 1871-1887, 1872-1873, 1874-1875, 1876-1877. Box 4: Folders 1-5, Dues Books 1878-1885, 1878-1886, 1881, 1887-1892, 1887-1905. Box 5: Vol. 1, Dues Book 1886-1900. Box 6: Vol. 2, Dues Book 1896-1915.  Box 7: Folders 1-2, Dues Books, 1906-1927, 1920-1922; Folders 3-7, Checkbook stubs 1884-1885, 1886-1887, 1889-1890, 1890-1891, 1896-1898. Box 8: Folders 1-7, Gen'l Accounts Books 1873-1874, 1879-1881, 1881-1884, 1889-1905, 1899-1909, 1915-1921.  Continued below... Original bound volumes and manuscripts  Part of a collection totalling 16 boxes, 13 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Jun-2014 MA JH1
034   Phil H. Sheridan Salem Essex Peabody Essex Museum The Phillips Library,  East India Square (161 Essex St) Salem, Massachusetts 01970; phone 978-745-9500; email research@pem.org; website http://pem.org/library/ MM 31 Cont'd from above.  Box 9: Folder 1, Gen'l Accounts Book 1930; Folder 2, Nat'l Orders Book 1881-1892; Folder 3, Nat'l Orders Book 1910-1920; Folder 4, QM Record Book 1873-1877; Folder 5, QM Record Book 1878.  Box 10: Folder 1, QM Record Book 1923-1925; Folder 2, Committee Meetings and Notes 1868-1881; Folders 3-6, Relief Committee Record Books 1870-1873, 1871-1876, 1874-1875, 1875-1882. Box 11: Vol. 3, Receipts and Expenditures 1910-1938; Vol. 5, Record Book 1905-1907.  Box 12: Vol. 4, Memorial Record Book 1887.  Box 13: Folders 1-5, Relief Committee Record Books 1875-1901, 1876-1884, 1878-1889, 1905-1922, 1914-1928.  Box 14: Folder 1, Record Book of Buffalo Encampment Assoc. of Selem 1897-1904; Folder 2, Services Prayer Book 1897 (undated); Folder 3, "Type of Soldier" speech by J. R. Lakeman (undated); Folder 4, Day Book 1868-1871; Folder 5, Calendar Diary 1882; Folder 6, Secretary's Records of Fairs 1887-1888, 1891, 1895, 1903; Folder 7, Visitors Register 1890-1916.  Box 15: Vol. 6, Record Book 1926-1938.  Box 16: Folder 1, Gen'l Order File 1903-1905.  An online finding aid is available. Original bound volumes and manuscripts  Part of a collection totalling 16 boxes, 13 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Jun-2014 MA JH1
035   Theodore Winthrop Chelsea Suffolk               MA JH1
036   E. M. Stanton Amherst Hampshire               MA DE1
036   Francis Gould Arlington Middlesex               MA JH1
037   F. A. Stearns Spencer Worcester               MA JH1
038   Dexter Brookfield Worcester               MA JH1
039   Needham Lawrence Essex               MA JH1
040   Lincoln North Weymouth Norfolk               MA DE1
040   GEN H. G. Berry Malden Middlesex               MA JH1
041   Lyon Westfield Hampden               MA JH1
042   B. F. Butler Lowell Middlesex               MA JH1
043   John A. Rawlins Marlboro Middlesex               MA JH1
044   John Sedgwick Northampton Hampshire Forbes Library Hampshire Room for Special Collections, 20 West St., Northampton MA 01060; phone 413-587-1011; website http://forbeslibrary.org/.  Available for viewing online using the Forbes Library Digital Gallery. Civil War Collection Correspondence and circulars, late 1860's and early 1870's.  Digitized and available for viewing online. Original unbound manuscripts (digitized). Dean Enderlin, SUVCW May-2016 MA DE1
044   G. Wesley Nichols Fayville Worcester               MA JH1
045   COL Allen Gloucester Essex               MA JH1
046   Richard Borden Fall River Bristol               MA JH1
047   MAJ Howe Haverhill Essex Private Collection. Whereabouts not known.   "Documentation including court room transcripts pertaining to a G.A.R. court martial."  Items recovered from the post meeting hall in the 1970's when it was about to be demolished, purchased by Nick Luberto (source:  The Veteran, newsletter of the Civil War Veterans Historical Association, vol. 9, no. 4).   Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Jul-2012 MA JH1, DE1
047   MAJ Howe Haverhill Essex Private Collection. Randy Pierce, Ringgold, GA (additional contact information on file).   Minute Book (1892-1896).  It has names of members, new members names and which regiments they served with.  Also contains eulogies of members who have passed.  Talks of special meetings, upcoming events.  Very detailed accounts every week. Original bound volume. Randy Pierce (online form submission) Feb-2017 MA JH1, DE1
048   George S. Boutwell Ayer Middlesex               MA JH1
049   A. W. Bartlett Newburyport Essex Peabody Essex Museum The Phillips Library,  East India Square (161 Essex St) Salem, Massachusetts 01970; phone 978-745-9500; email research@pem.org; website http://pem.org/library/ MM 31 Series IV, Box 16: Folder 4, Meeting Book 1915-1928; Folder 5, Letter, Charles F. Peele 1924; Folder 6, Newspaper clipping 1933; Folder 7, Meeting minutes 1935-1936; Folder 8, QM reports 1935-1937, undated.  An online finding aid is available. Original bound volumes and manuscripts  Part of a collection totalling 16 boxes, 13 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Jun-2014 MA JH1
050   J. B. Plummer Barre Worcester               MA DE1
050   D. S. Kimball Townsend Middlesex               MA DE1
050   Union Peabody Essex               MA JH1
051   Ezra Batcheller North Brookfield Worcester               MA JH1
052   A. B. Randall North Easton / Eastondale (South Easton) Bristol               MA JH1
053   Charles H. Stevens Leominster Worcester               MA JH1
054   CPT C. S. Hastings Berlin Worcester               MA JH1
055   Ammidown Southbridge Worcester               MA DE1
055   I. D. Paul Taunton Bristol               MA DE1
055   J. C. Freeman Provincetown Barnstable               MA JH1
056   Charles Beck Cambridge Middlesex               MA JH1
057   P. Stearns Davis East Cambridge Middlesex Cambridge Historical Society Brinkler Research Library; 159 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138; phone 617-547-4252; email archives@cambridgehistory.org; website www.cambridgehistory.org Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), P. Stearns Davis, Post 57, East Cambridge Records 1867-1920 An online finding aid is available. 2 Cartons, 1 oversized, 2.92 Linear Feet Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Jun-2013 MA JH1
058   Reynolds Weymouth Norfolk               MA JH1
059   MAJ J. A. Pratt Sterling Worcester               MA JH1
060   Jesse L. Reno Whitinsville Norfolk               MA DE1
060   Franklin Franklin Norfolk               MA JH1
061   Nathaniel Lyon Webster Worcester Webster-Dudley Historical Society PO Box 64, Webster, MA  01570; phone 508-461-6012; email webdudhs@yahoo.com; website http://wdhs.webs.com/   Journal / Meeting Minute Book.  Exact contents of the collection uncertain, associated Woman's Relief Corps records also available.   Ron Heroux (online form submission) Apr-2017 MA JH1
062   Charles Ward Newton Middlesex Newton Free Library 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA 02459; phone 617-796-1360; email newtonreference@minlib.net; website www.newtonfreelibrary.net/ Call no. N 369.1 GAR Assorted correspondence; Bills and financial reports; Bylaws, encampments, and resolutions of the GAR; Condolence letters; Memorial Day letters acceptance/decline.    Each folder contains a detailed inventory of the contents. 5 folders ; 23 x 30 cm. in box 26 x 31 x 13 cm. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Mar-2014 MA JH1
062   Charles Ward Newton Middlesex Newton Free Library 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA 02459; phone 617-796-1360; email newtonreference@minlib.net; website www.newtonfreelibrary.net/ Call no. N 369.15 E52P "Pro patria mortui sunt." : Oration pronounced before Post 62, Grand Army of the Republic, Newton, Massachusetts, in memoriam, May 29th, A.D. 1869. / By Comrade A.B. Ely. Original bound volume and photocopy, 28 p., 23 cm. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Mar-2014 MA JH1
062   Charles Ward Newton Middlesex Newton Free Library 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA 02459; phone 617-796-1360; email newtonreference@minlib.net; website www.newtonfreelibrary.net/ Call no. N 369.15 GAR PRESERVED; also N MICROFILM 369.15 GAR (copies stored at multiple locations) Applications and transfers, pasted into large scrapbooks.  Four volumes, originals in storage.  Microfilmed (2 films, Reference Section) and digitized, scans (542 images) available at the following site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/newtonfreelibrary/sets/72157634252543858/ Original bound volumes (4 vols., 42 cm), microfilmed (2 files, 35? mm), digitized and posted online Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Mar-2014 MA JH1
063   GEN Wadsworth Natick Middlesex               MA JH1
064   E. D. Baker Clinton Worcester               MA JH1
065   Clara Barton Warren Worcester               MA JH1
066   S. C. Lawrence Medford Middlesex               MA JH1
067   Allen Manchester Essex               MA JH1
068   Benjamin Stone, Jr. Dorchester Suffolk Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Room (Rm 27) Massachusetts State House, 24 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02133 (Beacon Hill).   Records of this post are reportedly housed in this collection. Unknown Dorcester Athenium website Jun-2013 MA JH1
069   J. P. Rice Westminster Worcester               MA JH1
070   Kearney Franklin Norfolk               MA DE1
070   George A. Custer Millbury Worcester               MA JH1
071   Kilpatrick Holyoke Hampden               MA JH1
072   A. St. John Chambre Stoughton Norfolk               MA JH1
073   McPherson Abington Plymouth               MA JH1
074   Hartsuff Rockland Plymouth               MA JH1
075   J. P. Gould Stoneham Middlesex               MA JH1
076   Collingwood Plymouth Plymouth               MA JH1
077   Theron E. Hall Holden Worcester               MA JH1
078   David A. Russell Whitman Plymouth Whitman Public Library Historical Collection, 100 Webster Street, Whitman, MA 02382; phone 781-447-7613; email info@whitmanpubliclibrary.org; website www.whitmanpubliclibrary.org/ Historical Collection, Call No. 973.7444 PER Personal War Sketches, 1891.  Transcript copy of the original text prepared for the Whitman Historical Commission ; transcription and introduction by Alvah K. Howe.  Published by Whitman Historic Commission, 1998. Transcription from original, 158 p. in 3-ring binder. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW May-2014 MA JH1
079   Charles D. Sanford North Adams Berkshire               MA JH1
080   Thomas White South Hadley Hampshire               MA DE1
080   Arthur G. Biscoe Westborough Worcester               MA JH1
081   Post No. 81 Brimfield Hampden               MA DE1
081   Isaac B. Patten Watertown Middlesex Watertown Free Public Library Special Collections, 123 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472; phone 617-972-6431; email watertown@minlib.net; website www.watertownlib.org/ Call no's  HIST 369.15 GRA v.1, v.2, v.3, v.4, v.5, v.6 Minute Books, vol. 1, 1871-1875; vol. 2, 1875-1883; vol. 3, 1884-1889; vol. 4, 1889-1892; vol. 5, 1893-1898; vol. 6, 1889-1904.  Vol. 3 labeled "Record and Order Book."  Vol. 4 labeld "Minutes."  Vol. 6 labeled "Records." Original bound volumes, 6 v. 27-33 cm. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Mar-2014 MA JH1
082   John Goodwin, Jr. Marblehead Essex The Marblehead Museum 170 Washington Street, Marblehead, MA 01945; Phone 781-631-1768; email info@marbleheadmuseum.org; website www.marbleheadmuseum.org/   Objects and archival records from the Post.  The collection also includes records from John Goodwin Corps, No. 23, WRC.  The Museum also cares for the Posts Meeting Room (based in the Old Town House), where the Post met from c.1898 until its dissolution.  The room now serves as a Civil War and GAR museum.   Emilia Boehm Emig, Curator of Collections, Marblehead Museum Oct-2015 MA JH1
083   J. E. Wilder Hanover Plymouth               MA JH1
084   Foster Malden Middlesex               MA DE1
084   M. E. Stowell South Deerfield Franklin               MA JH1
085   J. W. Lawton Ware Hampshire               MA JH1
086   Henry Wilson Maynard Middlesex               MA DE1
086   William L. Baker Northampton Hampshire Forbes Library Hampshire Room for Special Collections, 20 West St., Northampton MA 01060; phone 413-587-1011; website http://forbeslibrary.org/.  Available for viewing online using the Forbes Library Digital Gallery. Civil War Collection Personal War Sketches, presented to Baker Post by Arthur F. Hill on 16 Dec. 1891, on behalf of Alfred Theodore Lilly. Original bound volume (digitized). James Dimond & Ellen Murphy (via Facebook) May-2016 MA JH1
086   William L. Baker Northampton Hampshire Forbes Library Hampshire Room for Special Collections, 20 West St., Northampton MA 01060; phone 413-587-1011; website http://forbeslibrary.org/.  Available for viewing online using the Forbes Library Digital Gallery. Grand Army of the Republic Collection; Civil War Collection Photographic portraits (cabinet cards) of GAR members (collection of 231 identified images of members of Post 86, discovered in a desk in 1992).  Records of Baker Post 86, including original Post charter, membership applications, transfer cards, list of members who were ex-POW's, 1887.  All records digitized and available online. Original photographic images (digitized) and unbound manuscripts (digitized). Dean Enderlin, SUVCW May-2016 MA JH1
087   GEN S. Thayer South Braintree Norfolk               MA JH1
088   Paul Revere Quincy Norfolk Thomas Crane Public Library 40 Washington St., Quincy, MA 02169; phone 617-376-1300; email quref@ocln.org; website http://thomascranelibrary.org/   Some GAR records (no specifics)   Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Dec-2014 MA JH1
089   John H. Chipman, Jr. Beverly Essex Beverly Historical Socieity 117 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA 01915; phone 978-922-1186; email info@beverlyhistory.org; website  MS#005 Portrait collection from Post 89.  Collection of 255 portraits, donated to the Society by the SUVCW in 1982/83.  An online finding aid is available, listing the subject of each portrait by name. 6 boxes (255 photographs, various media), 3 linear ft. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Nov-2013 MA JH1, DE1
089   John H. Chipman, Jr. Beverly Essex Beverly Historical Socieity 117 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA 01915; phone 978-922-1186; email info@beverlyhistory.org; website    Memorial Record, Presented to John Chipman Post 89.  Contains biographical sketches of over 400 Post members.  Index pages have been scanned and can be viewed on the Beverly Historical Society website.  The GAR collection reported has "many other object from the GAR Post 89." Original bound volume.  Other items in the collection not inventoried. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Nov-2013 MA JH1, DE1
089   John H. Chipman, Jr. Beverly Essex Peabody Essex Museum The Phillips Library,  East India Square (161 Essex St) Salem, Massachusetts 01970; phone 978-745-9500; email research@pem.org; website http://pem.org/library/ MM 31 Series III, Box 16:  Folder 3, Records and Orders 1869-1873, Roll of Members 1871-1892.  An online finding aid is available. Original manuscripts  Part of a collection totalling 16 boxes, 13 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Jun-2014 MA JH1, DE1
089   John H. Chipman, Jr. Beverly Essex Unknown Whereabouts unknown. Sold to an undisclosed party at auction.  Seller based in Contoocook, NH. Private collection RosterJohn H. Chipman, Jr. Post 89, published 1890.  Offered for sale at auction on eBay (item #151344480892), ended 8 July 2014.  Seller rare_attic_treasures  Buyer undisclosed.  Images from auction on file. Original pamphlet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Jul-2014 MA JH1, DE1
090   Ward Danvers Essex               MA JH1
091   E. P. Carpenter Foxborough Norfolk               MA JH1
092   Strong Easthampton Hampshire               MA DE1
092   Francis Washburn Brighton Suffolk               MA JH1
093   Ozro Miller Shelburne Falls Franklin               MA JH1
094   Revere Canton Norfolk Canton Historical Society 1400 Washington Street, Canton, MA 02021; phone 781-828-8537; email historical@canton.org; website www.canton.org   "Superb resources" for this post are reportedly in the collection.   George T. Comeau, Esq. Feb-2013 MA JH1
095   GEN E. W. Hincks Saugus Essex               MA JH1
096   Joe Johnson Northborough Worcester               MA JH1
097   John A. Logan Auburn Worcester               MA DE1
097   E. J. Griggs Belchertown Hampshire               MA JH1
098   Philip Sheridan Pittsfield Berkshire               MA DE1
098   Post No. 98 Princeton Worcester               MA DE1
098   Henry Bryant Cohasset Norfolk               MA JH1
099   John D. Mirick Princeton Worcester               MA DE1
099   Cutler West Warren Worcester               MA DE1
099   GEN W. F. Bartlett Andover Essex               MA JH1
100   Cogswell Ipswich Essex               MA DE1
100   Post No. 100 West Brookfield Worcester               MA DE1
100   William B. Greene Methuen Essex               MA JH1
101   Charles Sumner Groveland Essex               MA JH1
102   J. C. Edwards Billerica Middlesex               MA DE1
102   H. F. Wolcott Milton Norfolk               MA JH1
103   Post No. 103 Chicopee Hampden               MA DE1
103   Otis Chapman Chicopee Hampden               MA JH1
104   Edwin Humphrey Hingham Plymouth               MA JH1
105   Wilder Dwight West Medway Norfolk               MA DE1
105   J. Orson Fisk Upton Worcester Western Reserve Historical Society 10825 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106; phone 216-721-5722; email info@wrhs.org; website www.wrhs.org/ MS 2152 Box 36 / Volume 1: Miscellaneous papers, Grand Army of the Republic, Post 105, Massachusetts, miscellaneous papers, 1869-1877.  The year range of the correspondence is consistent with the period that J. Orson Fisk Post existed (the name and place of the Post are not specified in the collection inventory).  An online finding aid is available at OhioLINK Finding Aid Repository. Original manuscripts, part of a large collection totaling 16.00 linear feet (36 containers and 17 oversize volumes). Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Jan-2016 MA JH1
106   Post No. 106 Rockport Essex               MA DE1
106   Post No. 106 Holbrook Norfolk               MA DE1
106   O.W. Wallace Rockport Essex               MA JH1
107   Burnside Hubbardston Worcester               MA DE1
107   L. L. Merrick Palmer Hampden               MA JH1
108   Everett Peabody Georgetown Essex Georgetown Peabody Library 2 Maple Street, Georgetown, MA 01833; phone 978-352-5728; email reifert@mvlc.org; website http://georgetownpl.org/   Cash, Receipts and Expenditures Book 9 May 1911 - 24 June 1919.  Membership List & Cemetery Roll 1 Jan. 1911 - 31 Dec. 1917 (bound with Cash Book).  Dues Paid 1 Jan. 1911 - 31 Dec. 1923 (bound with Cash Book).  Minute Books (12 vols.) 7 Sept. 1869 - 14 Jan. 1876; 14 Jan. 1876 - 25 Dec. 1883; 8 Jan. 1884 - 25 Jan. 1887; 8 Feb. 1887 - 29 Apr. 1890; 13 May 1890 - 26 Jan. 1892; 9 Feb. 1892 - 12 Mar. 1895; 26 Mar. 1895 - 14 Mar. 1899; 28 Mar. 1899 - 10 June 1902; 24 June 1902 - 12 Sept. 1905; 26 Sept. 1905 - 14 Jan. 1908; 28 Jan. 1908 - 12 Oct. 1909; 27 July 1918 - 1 Oct. 1921.  Minutes for 1909 - 1918 missing.  Roll of Members 7 Sept. 1869 - 30 Sept. 1913 bound with first Minute Book volume.  Death Records 1875 - 1908 (52 entries).  The collection also includes a Cash, Receipts & Expenditures Book and Minute Books (6 vols.) from the Woman's Relief Corps. Original bound volumes, 21 vols. Ruth Eifert, Library Director, Georgetown Peabody Library Nov-2014 MA JH1
109   Ericsson East Templeton Worcester Private Collection. Whereabouts not known.   The "Black List" book exists, and the cover was illustrated in The Veteran, newsletter of the Civil War Veterans Historical Association, vol. 9, no., 4, Jan.-Feb. 1996 (photo credit was Howard Hoffman).   Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Jul-2012 MA JH1
110   CPT Horace Niles Randolph Norfolk               MA JH1
111   J. E. Simmons Pembroke Plymouth               MA JH1
112   D. Willard Robinson Norwell Plymouth               MA JH1
113   E. W. Kinsley Boston Suffolk The Massachusetts Historical Society Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215; website http://www.masshist.org/  (Records are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or 617-536-1608 to request materials) E. W. Kinsley Post No. 113 (Boston, Mass.) Records 1872-1922 Carton 1 (Barcode SH 14ZA 9):  Accounts, 1871-1882; Minutes, 1872-Aug. 1876; Minutes, Feb. 1889-1892; Minutes, 1893-1896; Minutes, May 1896-Apr. 1900; Minutes, May 1900-Dec. 1904; Report of the Committee on Decoration of Graves, 1910; Report of the Committee on Decoration of Graves, 1911, 2 copies.  Carton 2 (Barcode SH 14ZB A): Orders, circulars, etc., 1873-1878; Orders, circulars, etc., 1880-1887; Scrapbook, 1887-1893; Scrapbook, 24th Natl. Encampment, GAR, Aug. 1890; Scrapbook, 1891-1892; Orders, circulars, etc., 1891-1893; Scrapbook, 1892-1896.  Carton 3 (Barcode SH 14ZC B): "Field Days" shooting record, 1895; Orders, circulars, etc., 1899-Feb. 1905; Minutes, 1905-1906; Minutes, 1907-Jan. 1909; Orders, circulars, etc., 1907-1911; Orders, circulars, etc., 1907-1911 (diff. from above); Minutes, 1909-1912.  Carton 4 (Barcode SH 14ZD C): Report of the Committee on Decoration of Graves, 1912; Orders, circulars, etc., 1912-1922; Minutes, 1913-Jan. 1917; Report of the Memorial Day Committee, 1914; Report of the Memorial Day Committee, 1915; Minutes, 1917-1921.  Carton 5 (Barcode SH 14ZE D): Scrapbook, 1892-189 (large vol.); Scrapbook, 1904-1905 (large vol.); Orders, circulars, etc., 1905-1906 (large vol.).  Carton 6 (Oversize, Barcode SH 14ZF E): Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Massachusetts. Personal War Sketches of the Members of E. W. Kinsley Post No. 113, Boston. Printed vol. completed in ms. (An online finding aid is available) Original manuscripts and volumes organized in 6 record cartons.  Stored offsite. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Aug-2012 MA JH1
113   E. W. Kinsley Boston Suffolk The Massachusetts Historical Society Massachusetts Historical Society Photo Archives, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215; phone 617-536-1608; email library@masshist.org; website http://www.masshist.org/ E. W. Kinsley Post No. 113 (Boston, Mass.) Photograph Albums ca. 1870-ca. 1922.  Photo. Collection 84 (XT) 6 volumes of portrait photographs, taken between 1870 and 1922, of Civil War veterans who were members of the E.W. Kinsley Post No. 113 of the Grand Army of the Republic in Boston, Mass. Most of the veterans depicted in the albums served in Massachusetts regiments during the war. Each photograph is accompanied by the subject's autograph and a brief biography of his wartime service. Most of the photographers are unknown, and all of the photos are black and white. The albums also contain some engravings, photomechanicals, and clippings. (Finding Aid Available) 236 photographs in 6 albums Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Aug-2012 MA JH1
114   COL C. R. Mudge Merrimac Essex               MA JH1
115   Bufort Lee Berkshire               MA DE1
115   E. S. Clark Groton Middlesex               MA JH1
116   D. G. Farragut Gardner Worcester Levi Heywood Memorial Library Local History Room, 55 West Lynde St., Gardner MA 01440; phone 978-632-5298; email jjanell@cwmars.org (Jay Janell, Local History Librarian); website www.leviheywoodmemlib.org   Post Descriptive Book.  One volume,1869-? Excellent condition   Marcia White (online form submission) Nov-2016 MA JH1
117   Moses Ellis Medfield Norfolk               MA JH1
118   James L. Bates Swampscott Essex               MA JH1
119   South Hadley Falls South Hadley Falls Hampshire               MA DE1
119   George G. Meade Lexington Middlesex               MA JH1
120   Edwin E. Day Greenfield Franklin               MA DE1
120   James A. Garfield Lowell Middlesex               MA JH1
121   Timothy Ingraham Hyde Park Suffolk               MA JH1
122   E. P. Wallace Amesbury Essex               MA JH1
123   Parker Athol Worcester               MA JH1
123   Station A. Athol Athol Worcester               MA DE1
124   Justin Dimick East Bridgewater Plymouth               MA JH1
125   N. B. Shurtleff, Jr. South Boston Suffolk               MA DE1
125   W. W. Rockwell Pittsfield Berkshire               MA JH1
126   George E. Sayles Adams Berkshire               MA JH1
127   T. L. Bonney Hanson Plymouth               MA JH1
128   GEN J. Appleton Ipswich Essex               MA JH1
129   Post No. 129 Bryantsville Plymouth               MA DE1
129   Swift Somerset Bristol               MA DE1
129   William H. Freeman Blackstone Worcester               MA JH1
130   Hopkins Williamstown Berkshire               MA DE1
130   James M. Sargent Medway Norfolk               MA JH1, DE1
131   George H. Thomas Leicester Worcester               MA JH1
132   G. M. Dodge Peabody Essex               MA DE1
132   Charles Chipman Sandwich Barnstable Sandwich Public Library 142 Main Street, Sandwich MA 02563; phone 508-888-062; email spllib@comcast.net; website www.sandwichpubliclibrary.com/ ARCHIVES 973.781 PER Personal war sketches of the members of Charles Chipman Post No. 132 of Sandwich.  Presented to Post No. 132 G.A.R. by the Ladies of the W.R.C. No. 132 auxiliary on January 11, 1896.  Thirty hand-written accounts. Original bound volume, 388 p. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Dec-2014 MA JH1
133   P. M. Whiting North Attleboro Bristol               MA DE1
133   George H. Maintien Plainville Norfolk Unknown Inherited by a local VFW Post.  The records reportedly disappeared in the 1990's.       Tom Churchill Civil War blog Sep-2009 MA JH1
134   Robert A. Bell Boston Suffolk               MA JH1
135   CPT Isaac Davis West Acton Middlesex               MA DE1
135   E. A. Andrews Shrewsbury Worcester               MA JH1
136   George C. Marshall Rutland Worcester               MA JH1
137   Post No. 137 Great Barrington Berkshire               MA DE1
137   Samuel Sibley East Douglas Worcester               MA JH1
138   Post No. 138 Wareham Plymouth               MA DE1
138   Post No. 138 Boston Suffolk               MA DE1
138   Isaac Davis West Acton Middlesex Acton Memorial Library 486 Main Street, Acton, MA  01720; phone 978-929-6655; website www.actonmemoriallibrary.org/ (the library was founded in 1890 as a memorial to citizens of Acton who fought in the Civil War) Archives Membership Roster, 38 pages (archive ref. no. 73.3.3); Post photograph 1900; Post photograph 1914; Personal War Sketches Post 138, 146 page bound volume; Historical Sketch of the Post, from Personal War Sketches; Post Flag newspaper accounts and photograph of Post Color Bearer.  All items on this list have been scanned and converted to Adobe Acrobate PDF format.  They are available for viewing online on the library's website. Original bound volumes and photographs. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Mar-2014 MA JH1
139   Willard C. Kinsley Somerville Middlesex               MA JH1
140   A. J. Johnson Sturbridge Worcester               MA DE1
140   Hubbard V. Smith Athol Worcester               MA JH1
141   Post No. 141 Fall River Bristol               MA DE1
141   Frank D. Hammond South Chatham Barnstable               MA JH1
142   Burnside Saxonville Middlesex               MA JH1
143   C. L. Chandler Brookline Norfolk               MA JH1
144   Charles W. Carroll Dedham Norfolk U.S. Army War College U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center; 950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle, PA 17013-5021; phone 717-245-3949; email carl_usamhi@conus.army.mil; website www.carlisle.army.mil/ahec/ Call no. E462.1.M38 C47 Roster of Charles W. Carroll Post, 144, Dept. of Massachusetts, G.A.R. : giving name, organization, or ship served in, with address if living, together with list of charter members and present officers, 1914. Bound volume, 29 pages. Glenn Knight, Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 MA JH1
145   William A. Streeter Attleborough Bristol               MA JH1
146   Robert G. Shaw New Bedford Bristol               MA JH1
146   GEN Lawton Lawrence Essex               MA DE1
147   Post No. 147 Norwood Norfolk               MA DE1
147   E. M. Stanton Amherst Hampshire               MA JH1
148   A. D. Weld Winchester Middlesex               MA JH1
149   MAJ G. L. Stearns Charlestown Suffolk               MA JH1
150   Post No. 150 Erving Franklin               MA DE1
150   Armstrong Montague Franklin               MA JH1
151   MAJ Boyd West Newbury Essex GAR Memorial Library 490 Main St., West Newbury, MA. 01985; phone 978-363-1105; website www.westnewburylibrary.org/   Descriptive Book (member rolls), Journal / Meeting Minute Book, Black Book (list of rejected applicants), Post By-Laws, Membership Applications, Adjutant / Quartermaster Reports (Form A & B), Transfer (Honorable Discharge) Certificates, Post Orders.  "Original hand written minutes in three volumes, some old photos, orders and reports, applications for membership, black ball lists,and more." Original manuscripts and bound volumes. Robert Janes, online form submission. Jan-2016 MA JH1
152   O. H. P. Sargent Essex Essex               MA JH1
153   Gilman C. Parker Winchendon Worcester               MA JH1
154   Martha Sever Kingston Plymouth Kingston Public Library 6 Green Street, Kingston, MA 02364; phone 781-585-0517; email kilib@kingstonpubliclibrary.org; website http://kingstonpubliclibrary.org/ Martha Server Post 154 Pamphlet Collection PC-28 Folder 1, Information on Post 154 (magazine and newspaper clippings, photocopies; Folder 2, Deeds and Leases; Folder 3, Soldiers Monument newspaper clipping; Folder 4, Memorial Day programs, various years from 1884 to 1926, also list of Revolutionary War graves; Folder 5, Music; Folder 6, Reports and Correspondence, includes Lincoln Highway correspondence 1911 and a quarterly report (from the WRC?); Folder 7, Annual Encampment Program, 24th Annual Encampent.  A online finding aid is available. Manuscripts/pamplets, 1 box, 0.25 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Mar-2014 MA JH1
155   Marcus Keep Monson Hampden               MA JH1
156   James A. Perkins Everett Middlesex               MA JH1
157   Elbridge B. Piper Walpole Norfolk               MA JH1
158   CPT E. T. Dresser Housatonic Berkshire               MA JH1
159   John A. Hawes East Boston Suffolk               MA JH1
160   Alanson Hamilton West Brookfield Worcester               MA JH1
161   Woburn Woburn Middlesex Woburn Public Library Dr. Thomas J. Glennon Archives, 45 Pleasant Street, Woburn, MA 01801; phone 781-933-0148; email woburn@minlib.net; website www.woburnpubliclibrary.org/ Woburn Soldiers, Johnson Collection, Box 74 Collection of records from Woburn Post 161.  Descriptive Book, Minute Books, possibly other records.  Full inventory not available. Original bound volumes, possibly other records. Richard N. Griffin, SUVCW Lincoln-Cushing Camp 2, Dept. of the Chesapeake Mar-2014 MA JH1
162   Manton E. Taft Turners Falls Franklin Unknown Whereabouts unknown. Sold to an undisclosed party at auction.  Seller based in Windsor, CT. Private collection Minute Book, 5 Aug. 1898 to 5 Dec. 1913.  Entries on first 218 of 433 total pages.  Offered for sale at auction on eBay (item #360826159721, ending 30 Dec. 2013.  Seller lookinbackagain.  Buyer undisclosed.  Images from auction on file. Original cloth-bound volume, 10-1/4" tall by 7-1/2" wide by about 1-1/2" thick.  Spine damaged and repaired with duct tape. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Dec-2013 MA JH1
163   GEN J. G. Foster South Framingham Middlesex               MA JH1
164   Francis A. Clary Conway Franklin               MA JH1
165   William Wadwsorth Duxbury Plymouth               MA JH1
166   George C. Strong East Hampton Hampshire               MA JH1
167   Jesse L. Reno Whitinsville Worcester               MA JH1
167   R. R. Clark Whitinsville Worcester               MA JH1
168   Malcolm Ammidown Southbridge Worcester Jacob Edwards Library 236 Main Street, Southbridge, MA  01550; phone 508-764-5426; website www.jacobedwardslibrary.org/ Photographic collection Two original photographs of the last Post members.  The collection may include other records.  The library references a record in the Post Minutes of 1931 stating that the Post passed all of its possessions to Womans Relief Corps 71, the DUVCW, and the SUVCW, as joint tenants.  Among the items listed, were the Post flag, black bound record book, Post charter, the Post bible, and numerous pictures.  The photographs are viewable online at the following links:  http://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/fb494n835  http://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/fb494q11b Original photographic images (digitized). Dean Enderlin, SUVCW May-2016 MA JH1
169   George K. Bird Norwood Norfolk               MA JH1
170   John Rogers Mansfield Bristol               MA JH1
171   Henry H. Johnson Northfield Franklin               MA JH1
172   F. K. Warren Bolton Worcester               MA JH1
173   J. Arthur Johnson Sturbridge Worcester               MA JH1
174   Edwin E. Day Greenfield Franklin               MA JH1
175   Washburn Lancaster Worcester               MA JH1
176   GEN Horace C. Lee Huntington Hampshire               MA JH1
177   Scott Bradley Lee Berkshire               MA JH1
178   Myron Nichols Otis Berkshire               MA JH1
179   Samuel F. Woods Barre Worcester               MA JH1
180   Old Concord Concord Middlesex Concord Free Public Library Special Collections, 129 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742; phone 978-318-3300; email concord@minlib.net; website  Call no.  SPEC COLL C.PAM.75 Item I8 General orders no. 2 [concerning memorial tribute to U.S. Grant] (1885); War lectures [program listing] (1886); [Same, for 1887]; [Postcard concerning lecture by Gen. Francis A. Walker, 1887]; Soldiers' graves in Concord (May 30, 1887); Roster, Old Concord Post No. 180 (1890); [Same, for 1891]; Grand Memorial Day concert for the benefit of the Old Concord Post 180, G.A.R. (1892); Roster, 1893; Memorial Day [program] (1898); Old Concord's voice [includes account of exercises by Old Concord Post 180 and Concord Independent Battery to celebrate departure of men for service in War of 1898] (in Boston journal, May 6, 1898); Roster, 1898; Roster, 1902; Memorial Day, May 30, 1905: programme; [Same, for 1907]; 15th annual reunion of the 47th Regiment, M.V.M., the New American House, Boston, Sept. 2, 1907; [Same, 16th reunion, 1908]; Headquarters, Old Concord Post, G.A.R. [directions concerning ceremonies at dedication of Melvin Memorial, June 16, 1909]; Program of memorial exercises for 1912; Program, Memorial Day (1913); Strew all their graves with flowers [lyrics] ([undated]). Original manuscripts and pamphlets, 21 items, 56 cm or smaller Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Mar-2014 MA JH1
180   Old Concord Concord Middlesex Concord Free Public Library Special Collections, 129 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742; phone 978-318-3300; email concord@minlib.net; website  Call no. SPEC COLL VAULT A65 Unit C1 War reminiscences of Concord soldiers : papers read before the Old Concord Post, No. 180, G.A.R. : Concord, Mass. : typed transcripts / 1893-1910 / with a prefatory address and biographical notices by Rev. Grindall Reynolds.  Two volumes, first dated 1893, second dated 1910. Original bound volumes (2 vols.).  Vol 1, 542 leaves, 32 cm.  Vol. 2, 513 leaves, 31 cm. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Mar-2014 MA JH1
180   Old Concord Concord Middlesex Concord Free Public Library Special Collections, 129 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742; phone 978-318-3300; email concord@minlib.net; website  Call no. SPEC COLL Vault A65 Unit C6 Post Minute Book (Record Book No. 1), 20 December 1884 to 23 October 1890.  A gift of Mrs. Olive C. McDonald, 5 January 2001. Original bound volume, 28 cm. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Mar-2014 MA JH1
181   Galen Orr Needham Norfolk               MA JH1
182   Cyrus M. Wheaton Somerset Bristol               MA JH1
183   Charles C. Smith South Hadley Hampshire               MA JH1
184   SGT Plunket Ashburnham Worcester               MA JH1
185   Ladd & Whitney Lowell Middlesex               MA JH1
186   John A. Logan Cambridgeport Middlesex               MA JH1
187   Hancock Dalton Berkshire               MA JH1
188   Preston Beverly Farms Essex               MA JH1
189   David Church East Marshfield Plymouth Ventress Memorial Library 15 Library Plaza, Marshfield MA  02050; phone 781-834-5535; website www.ventresslibrary.org/ventress/ 973.781 GRA 1890 Personal war sketches of the members of David Church Post no. 189 of Marshfield.  Contains 69 hand-written accounts. Original bound volume, 387 p. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Dec-2014 MA JH1
190   R. A. Pierce New Bedford Bristol New Bedford Free Public Library Special Collections, 613 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA 02740; phone 508-991-6276; website www.newbedford-ma.gov/Library/index.html GAR William Logan Rodman Post No.1 Records, 1866-1937  Roster of R.A. Peirce Post No. 190, New Bedford, 1891; "The Bunker Hill Drum historical sketch, publ. by GAR R.A. Peirce Post No. 190, New Bedford, 1904. Original pamphlet and bound volume. Paul Pannoni Jul-2014 MA JH1
191   Gettysburg Boston Suffolk Civil War Badges (internet retail seller) CivilWarBadges.com, Mr. Everitt Bowles, 1036 Washington Avenue, Woodstock, GA 30188; phone 770-926-1132; email badges@bellsouth.net.  Offered for sale (January 2012). Private collection Post Banner, descirbes as follows: An original Gettysburg Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post Flag and Staff, blue silk, bordered by dark yellow silk fringe with Gettysburg Post/191/GAR in gold paint. Original wood staff with brass spear point finial.  Staff over 7 ft in length ~ banner/flag measures 17" x 20". Original silk banner. Dean Enderlin SUVCW Jan-2012 MA JH1
191   Gettysburg Boston Suffolk Unknown Whereabouts unknown. Sold to an undisclosed party at auction.  Seller based in Wallkill, NY. Private collection Personal War Sketches Gettysburg Post 191, presented by Ellen Louise White in memory of her husband, 1892.  Listed for sale at auction on eBay (item #171385980811) ending 20 July 2014.  Seller 837dcal.  Auction photos on file.  Judging from the photos of selected pages, the book may not contain any entries. Original bound volume, 13" x 17", leather bound, 383 pages. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Jul-2014 MA JH1
192   Prentiss M. Whiting North Attleboro Bristol               MA JH1
193   C. M. Packard Avon Norfolk               MA JH1
194   Veteran Reading Middlesex               MA JH1
195   Thomas A. Parker Pepperell Middlesex               MA JH1
196   D. G. Anderson Great Barrington Berkshire               MA JH1
197   Berkshire Pittsfield Berkshire               MA JH1
198   Mountain Miller Plainfield Berkshire               MA JH1
199   William B. Eaton Revere Suffolk               MA JH1
200   Boston Jamaica Plain Suffolk               MA JH1
201   Henry Clay Wade Cottage City (Oak Bluffs) Dukes               MA JH1, DE1
202   John C. Fremont West Bridgewater Plymouth               MA JH1, DE1
203   E. B. Nye Bourne Barnstable               MA JH1
204   Theodore Parkman Centerville Barnstable               MA JH1, DE1
205   Bridgewater Bridgewater Plymouth               MA JH1
206   B. F. Jones Falmouth Barnstable               MA JH1
207   Thomas M. Gardner Nantucket Nantucket Nantucket Historical Association 7 Fair Street, Nantucket MA 02554; phone 508-228-1894 (press 5); website www.nha.org/library/index.html MS93 - Grand Army of the Republic Collection, 1866-1937 Record books, applications for membership, official reports, correspondence and information pertaining to Memorial Day observances and the Civil War monument in Nantucket, Mass., and other materials, of Thomas M. Gardner Post #207.  Book 1: "Record of Deceased Soldiers Buried in Nantucket Cemeteries"; Book 2: Alphabetized list of Nantucket names, possibly Civil War veterans; Book 3: G.A.R. Sherburne Post #2 Descriptive Book;   Book 4: Records of the Sherburne Army and Navy Union of Nantucket (later known as the O.W. Peabody Post) Minutes from 27 Nov. 1866 to 17 Jan. 1874; Book 5: G.A.R. Post #2 Register of Members and Black List; Book 6: G.A.R. Post #2 Cash Book, Money Expended 28 Nov. 1866 to 1 Jan. 1874; Book 7: Book 8: G.A.R., Thomas M. Gardner Post, Ledger and Cash Book, 1931-1932; Book 9: Temporary Minutes of Adjutant, 1915-1921; Book 10: Account Book for Relief Fund, 1915-1920; Book 11: 3 Account Books of Thomas M. Gardner Post #207, a) 1910-1911, b) 1911, c) 1912; Book 12: Account Book for Perpetual Care of Soldier's Lot in Prospect Hill Cemetery, 1911-1913 (Continued below) Original manuscripts and bound volumes.  Collection totals 0.75 linear ft. Matthew Kuhnert, online form submission Jan-2016 MA DE1
207   Thomas M. Gardner Nantucket Nantucket Nantucket Historical Association 7 Fair Street, Nantucket MA 02554; phone 508-228-1894 (press 5); website www.nha.org/library/index.html MS93 - Grand Army of the Republic Collection, 1866-1937 (Cont'd from above) Folder 1: Official Reports of Adjutant and Quartermaster, Thomas M. Gardner Post, 1892 - 1921; Folder 2: Report on the Origin of the Nantucket Chapter of the G.A.R.; Folder 3: Applications for Membership (names indexed); Folder 4: Quartermaster's Bond 1901, 1909; Folder 5: Letters Out: 1910, 1937 (2 letters); Folder 6: Letters In: 1884-1921 (27 letters); Folder 7: Transfer Cards (3 cards); Folder 8: Attendence Records, a) Average attendance record and list of active members for 6 months to 6/30/1907, b) List of Nantucket men, their rank and the dates they served in the Civil War; Folder 8.50: Financial Records; Folder 9: Woman's Relief Corps documents (letter, roster); Folder 10: Civil War Monument Civil War Monument (erected in 1874, dedicated on 29 May 1875), a) Receipts, 1874-75 - C. H. Robinson Marble Works; McGrath & Sons Quincy Marble Works; Churchill & Hitchcock, Rough and Dressed Quincy Granite, b) Lists of Subscribers, c)Record book, 1868-1873 J.Mitchell-Treasurer.  An online finding aide is available. Original manuscripts and bound volumes.  Collection totals 0.75 linear ft. Matthew Kuhnert, online form submission Jan-2016 MA DE1
208   GEN W. T. Sherman Wareham Plymouth               MA DE1
209   E. P. Hopkins Williamstown Berkshire               MA JH1, DE1
210   GEN J. G. Barnard Sheffield Berkshire               MA DE1
211   GEN William S. Lincoln Enfield Hampshire               MA DE1
212   Alfred C. Monroe East Bridgewater Plymouth               MA DE1
213   Y-an-no Hyannis Barnstable               MA DE1
    (unassigned) Agawam Hampden               MA DE1
Sources (for Post name, number, and location data only):
JH1 = Jeff Henningfield, SUVCW Gov Isaac Stevens Camp-at-Large #1; GAR Post Project Chair, 2000
DE1 = Dean A. Enderlin, SUVCW National GAR Records Officer, 2013-2014
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