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Collection Number: 02351

Collection Title: Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882.

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 300 items)
Abstract Herman Biggs (1832-1887) was a United States Army officer and native of New Jersey. The collection includes Civil War military papers of Biggs as chief quartermaster of the Department of North Carolina and Virginia, including telegrams received, many from Ambrose Everett Burnside, and two letterpress copy books of outgoing official messages. Also included are some personal letters and an album with photographs of more than 100 federal officers.
Creator Biggs, Herman, 1832-1887.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Herman Biggs Papers, #2351, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from H. M. Biggs of Rutherfordton, N.C., 1941 and 1946.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1A.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Herman Biggs (1832-1887) was United States Army officer during the Civil War. Biggs was a native of New Jersey and was educated at West Point Military Academy, graduating in 1856. During the Civil War he served as lieutenant colonel and chief quartermaster, United States Army, Department of North Carolina and Virginia, under General Ambrose Everett Burnside's command.

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The collection includes Civil War military papers of Herman Biggs as chief quartermaster, United States Army, Department of North Carolina and Virginia, including telegrams received, many from Ambrose Everett Burnside, and two letterpress copy books of outgoing official messages. Also included are some personal letters and photographs of more than 100 federal officers.

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Folder 1A

Original finding aid #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." Folder 1A

Folder 1

1857-1858 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." Folder 1

Folder 2-4

Folder 2

Folder 3

Folder 4

1860-1862 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." Folder 2-4

Folder 5

1863-1864 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." Folder 5

Folder 6

1940, Undated #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." Folder 6

Folder 7-8

Folder 7

Folder 8

Newspaper clippings, 1865-1867 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." Folder 7-8

Folder 9

Volume 1: Letterpress book, Herman Biggs, 1862 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." Folder 9

Folder 10

Volume 2: Letterpress book, Herman Biggs, 1862-1865 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." Folder 10

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Biggs, Herman and other Union soldiers, circa 1861-1865 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/1

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Biggs, Herman, with three younger men, circa 1872-1882 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/2

Photographer: Cadwallader and Tappan, Marietta, Ohio

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Horse and buggy in front of a house, circa 1870-1880 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/3

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Steamer Adelaide in harbor, circa 1861-1865 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/4

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Supply wagons, circa 1862 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/5

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View from hilltop toward harbor, probably at New Bern, N.C., circa 1862 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/6

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Wooden houses near Neuse River, New Bern, N.C., circa 1862 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/7

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Sketches of canal boat, by Herman Biggs, circa 1860-1865 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/8

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Grant, Ulysses S. and fourteen officers posing in front of tent, circa 1861-1863 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/9

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Grant, Ulysses S. and eight of his staff, circa 1861-1863 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/10

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Union soldiers on steps of Kilburn-Guion home, New Bern, N.C., circa 1863 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/11

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Union soldiers on steps and fence of Hughes-Jones home, New Bern, N.C., circa 1863 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/12

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Union soldiers in front of Slover home, New Bern, N.C., 1863 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/13

Verso reads "Genl. Foster [probably John Gray Foster] and staff New Bern, N.C., Apl. 1863."

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Union soldiers in front of Slover home, New Bern, N.C., 1863 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/14

Herman Biggs is third from right.

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Union soldiers grouped around the Benjamin Ellis home, New Bern, N.C., circa 1863 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/15

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Union soldiers looking out of windows and standing in front of Ellis home, New Bern, N.C., circa 1863 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/16

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Union soldiers posing under flag flying from balcony of Rhem home, New Bern, N.C., circa 1863 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/17

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Blacksmiths posing in front of livery stable, circa 1863 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/18

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Men in uniform and in civilian dress, relaxing at camp near New Bern, N.C., circa 1863 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/19

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Union officer posing in front of blockhouse, circa 1863 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/20

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Union troops with rifles, posing in front of blockhouse, circa 1863 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/21

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Outpost of Union soldiers, on bluff overlooking water, probably near New Bern, N.C., circa 1863 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/22

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Union soldiers in front of cabin; man, little girl, and horse behind them, circa 1863 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/23

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Photograph of map entitled "Plan of the Town of New Bern," circa 1810, photograph circa 1855-1865 #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." OP-P-2351/24

Photograph Album PA-2351/1

Photograph album #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." PA-2351/1

Photograph album consisting of 133 cartes-de-visite has been disassembled, for contents see Images P-2531/1a-36d. These photographs have been kept in the exact order in which they were placed in the album and are mostly portraits of Union officers, circa 1860-1875.

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Photograph of painting of George Washington #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/1a

Photographer: McAllister and Brother, Philadelphia, Pa.

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McClellan, George B. #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/1b

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Grant, Ulysses S. #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/1c

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Unidentified man in civilian dress; probably Herman Biggs #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/1d

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Foster, John Gray #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/2a

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

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Fitz Gerald, S. #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/2b

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

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Potter, Edward Elmer (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/2c

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

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Anderson, John Framen #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/2d

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Strong #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/3a-3b

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

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Hoffman, Southard #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/3c

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

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Darr, Francis #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/3d

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Three Union officers, seated #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/4a

Man with beard is identified as Herman Biggs. Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

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Burnside, Ambrose #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/4b

Photographer: J. Gurney and Son, New York, N.Y.

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Augur, Christopher C. #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/4c

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Porter, Fitz J #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/4d

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Thomas, George Henry #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/5a

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Reno, Jesse Lee #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/5b

Photographer: R. W. Addis, Washington, D.C.

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Sherman, William Tecumseh #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/5c

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Hancock, Winfield Scott #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/5d

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Bowman #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/6a

Photographer: Charles D. Fredricks and Company, New York, N.Y.

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Poe, Orlando Metcalfe #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/6b

Photographer: Charles D. Fredricks and Company, New York, N.Y.

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Bayard, George Dashiell #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/6c

Photographer: Charles D. Fredricks and Company, New York, N.Y.

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Hascall, Herbert Austin (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/6d

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Owen (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/7a

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Gaston (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/7b

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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McMillan #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/7c

Photographer: Rintoul and Rockwood, New York, N.Y.

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Lee, Fitzhugh #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/7d

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Colburn, Albert V. #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/8a

Photographer: R. W. Addis, Washington, D.C. Image is inscribed "Your friend & commander - A. V. Colburn"

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Thomas, Charles William (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/8b

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

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Union colonel #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/8c

Autograph illegible. Photographer: R. W. Addis, Washington, D.C.

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Taylor, John McLean #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/8d

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

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Messinger, Daniel (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/9a

Photographer: J. W. Black, Boston, Mass.

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Farquhar, Francis Ulrich (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/9b

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

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Howard, Robert V. W. #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/9c

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

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Webster, Amos (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/9d

Photographer: Horton, Boston, Mass.

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Kingsbury #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/10a

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McClellan, Ely (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/10b

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

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Gillmore, Quincy Adams #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/10c

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Culting #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/10d

Photographer: Rintoul and Rockwood, New York, N.Y.

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Baylor, Thomas Gregory and John Herr Frantz #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/11a

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

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Unidentified Union officer #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/11b

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

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Loring #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/11c

Photographer: Whipple, Boston, Mass.

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Snelling, Frederick Greenwood (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/11d

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

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Southerland, Charles (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/12a

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Sawtelle, Charles Green (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/12b

Photographer: J. H. Walzl, Baltimore, Md.

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Mitchell, O. M. #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/12c

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Mansfield, Joseph King Fenno #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/12d

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Taylor, George William (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/13a

Published by E. & H. T. Anthony, New York, N.Y.

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Negley, James Scott #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/13b

Photographer: Charles D. Fredricks and Company, New York, N.Y.

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Rosecrans, William Starke #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/13c

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Butler, Benjamin Franklin #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/13d

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Howard, Oliver Otis #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/14a

Photographer: Wenderoth and Taylor, Philadelphia, Pa.

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Wool, John Ellis #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/14b

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Edson, John Henry #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/14c

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

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Union officers in front of a tent #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/14d

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Vogdes, Israel #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/15a

Photographer: Wenderoth and Taylor, Philadelphia, Pa.

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De Russy, Gustavus Adolphus #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/15b

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Cullum #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/15c

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Graham, Charles Kinnaird #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/15d

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Ricketts, James Brewerton #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/16a

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Fry, James Barnett #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/16b

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Hartranft, John Frederick #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/16c

Photographer: McAllister and Brother, Philadelphia, Pa.

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Palmer, Innis Newton #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/16d

Photographer: J. E. McClees, Philadelphia, Pa.

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Union officers #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/17a

Probably George B. McClellan and staff. Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C., and New York, N.Y.

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Smith, William Farrar #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/17b

Photographer: C. D. Fredericks and Company, New York, N.Y.

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Custer, George Armstrong #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/17c

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Brooks, William Thomas Harbaugh #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/17d

Photographer: J. E. McClees, Philadelphia, Pa.

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Ingalls, Rufus #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/18a

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Slocum, Henry Warner #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/18b

Photographer: J. E. McClees, Philadelphia, Pa.

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Shields, James #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/18c

Photographer: McAllister and Brother, Philadelphia, Pa.

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Casey, Silas #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/18d

Photographer: J. E. McClees, Philadelphia, Pa.

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Robinson, John Cleveland #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/19a

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Stanley, David Sloane #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/19b

Published by E. & H. T. Anthony, New York, N.Y.

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Buell, Don Carlos #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/19c

Photographer: J. E. McClees, Philadelphia, Pa.

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Milroy, Robert Huston #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/19d

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Saxton, Rufus #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/20a

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Hatch, Edward #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/20b

Photographer: J. E. McClees, Philadelphia, Pa.

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Wyman #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/20c

Published by E. & H. T. Anthony, New York, N.Y.

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Crittenden, Thomas Turpin #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/20d

Published by E. & H. T. Anthony, New York, N.Y.

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Butterfield, Daniel #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/21a

Photographer: J. E. McClees, Philadelphia, Pa.

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Curtis, Samuel Ryan #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/21b

Published by E. & H. T. Anthony, New York, N.Y.

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Schenk, Robert Cumming #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/21c

Photographer: J. E. McClees, Philadelphia, Pa.

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McCook, Alexander McDowell #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/21d

Published by E. & H. T. Anthony, New York, N.Y.

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Wadsworth, James Samuel #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/22a

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Shepley, George Foster #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/22b

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Stevens, Isaac Ingalls #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/22c

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Viele, Egbert Ludovicus #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/22d

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Clay, Cassius Marcellus #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/23a

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Crossman #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/23b

Photographer: Broadbent and Company, Philadelphia, Pa.

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Harney, William Selby #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/23c

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Buford, John #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/23d

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

Image P-2351/24a

Worth, William Scott (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/24a

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

Image P-2351/24b

Heckman, Charles Adams #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/24b

Image P-2351/24c

Miles, Dixon Stansbury (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/24c

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

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Anderson, Robert #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/24d

Photographer: J. Gurney and Son, New York, N.Y.

Image P-2351/25a

Prince, Henry #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/25a

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

Image P-2351/25b

Nelson, William #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/25b

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

Image P-2351/25c

Hunt, Louis Cass #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/25c

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

Image P-2351/25d

Couch, Darius Nash #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/25d

Photographer: J. E. McClees, Philadelphia, Pa.

Image P-2351/26a

Sewell, William Joyce (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/26a

Photographer: McAllister and Brother, Philadelphia, Pa.

Image P-2351/26b

Stackpole, Joseph Lewis (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/26b

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

Image P-2351/26c

Soldiers on steps of building #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/26c

Photographer: McAllister and Brother, Philadelphia, Pa.

Image P-2351/26d

The vessel New York #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/26d

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

Image P-2351/27a

Reynolds, John Fulton #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/27a

Photographer: J. E. McClees, Philadelphia, Pa.

Image P-2351/27b

Thomas #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/27b

Photographer: Disderi & Cie, Paris, France

Image P-2351/27c

Berit #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/27c

Photographer: J. Gurney and Son, New York, N.Y.

Image P-2351/27d

Webster, W. H. #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/27d

Photographer: A. J. Simpson, Lowell, Mass.

Image P-2351/28a

Unidentified officer #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/28a

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

Image P-2351/28b

Webster, Charles Dix #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/28b

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

Image P-2351/28c

Kilpatrick, Hugh Judson (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/28c

Photographer: C. D. Fredericks and Company, New York, N.Y.

Image P-2351/28d

Unidentified officer #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/28d

Photographer: Bogardus, New York, N.Y.

Image P-2351/29a

Duc de Chartres #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/29a

Photographer: McAllister and Brother, Philadelphia, Pa.

Image P-2351/29b

Count de Paris #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/29b

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

Image P-2351/29c

Ludlow, Edwin #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/29c

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

Image P-2351/29d

Cutting, Walter (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/29d

Image P-2351/30a

Averell, William Woods #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/30a

Photographer: William Rutherford, Hammondton, N.J.

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#02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/30b-31d

Note: There are no photographs for 30b-31d

Image P-2351/32a

Farragut, David G. #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/32a

Image P-2351/32b

Rowan #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/32b

Image P-2351/32c

Foote, Andrew Howe (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/32c

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

Image P-2351/32d

Goldsborough #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/32d

Photographer: J. E. Tilton and Company, Boston, Mass.

Image P-2351/33a

Lee #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/33a

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

Image P-2351/33b

Upshaw #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/33b

Photographer: Wenderoth and Taylor, Philadelphia, Pa.

Image P-2351/33c

Wood, Robert Crooke (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/33c

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

Image P-2351/33d

Boggs #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/33d

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

Image P-2351/34a

Vanderbilt #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/34a

Photographer: McAllister and Brother, Philadelphia, Pa.

Image P-2351/34b

Upham #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/34b

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

Image P-2351/34c

Quire (?) #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/34c

Photographer: Kimberly Brothers, Fort Monroe, Va.

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#02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/34d-35d

Note: There are no photographs for 34d-35d

Image P-2351/36a

Unidentified young man #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/36a

Photographer: Charles D. Fredricks and Company, New York, N.Y.

Image P-2351/36b

Unidentified Union officer #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/36b

Photographer: Charles D. Fredricks and Company, New York, N.Y.

Image P-2351/36c

Shubrick, William Branford #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/36c

Photographer: Mathew Brady, Washington, D.C.

Image P-2351/36d

Man, identified only as "Alexander." #02351, Series: "Herman Biggs Papers, 1857-1882." P-2351/36d

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Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2010

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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