Captain Hugh Stirling, commander of Company D, 5th Delaware Volunteer Infantry, asks if one of du Pont's noncommissioned officers would help him figure out how to use some of the military equipment issued to his company.
Soldiers; Military officers; Military organizations
Copy of letter from Lammot du Pont to Colonel Henry S. McComb (commander of the 5th Delaware Volunteer Infantry) recommending the appointment of Samuel R. McDowell as regimental Quartermaster Sergeant.
Artillery (Troops); Artillery (Weaponry); Campaigns & battles; Soldiers; Military officers
Narrative of the military campaigns that Light Battery B, 5th U. S. Artillery participated in during 1864, including the campaigns in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. This work also lists the men who served in the battery. This copy is an expanded...
Military officers; Military organizations; Military rations
Copy of telegram from James M. Peoples to Major Henry B. Judd. Peoples, Captain of Company A, 7th Regiment Delaware Volunteer Infantry, requests information on rations. Henry B. Judd was the U.S. Army liaison officer in Wilmington, Delaware.
Business people; Military officers; Ordnance industry; Military education; Gunpowder
Biography of Henry du Pont (1812-1889) by Henry Algernon du Pont. This work covers Henry du Pont's education, military service, his time as head of the DuPont Company, and his service as Major General of Delaware Militia during the Civil War.
Lammot du Pont's discharge from military service. He served as Captain of Company B, 5th Delaware Volunteer Infantry. The discharge is signed by Major Henry A. Judd, U.S. Army, who was recruiting officer in Wilmington, Delaware.
Officers of the 5th U.S. Artillery and the 12th U.S. Infantry at Fort Hamilton New York. They are identified as follows: front row (L to R); Major Bruen (?) 12th Inf., Col. Martin Burke, and Capt. Putman (?) 12th Inf. Back row (L to R); Lt....