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Record Group: Department of Defense
Subgroup: Adjutant General's Office
Series: Photographs of Monuments, 1888-1908
Accession #: Unknown
Series #:  SDEA0012
Guide Date:  7/1992 (JK); 4/2005 (JMN)
Volume: 2.0 c.f. [2 boxes]


Contents

NOTE: The items listed below are continuous-tone photographic prints, on paper, unless otherwise noted.

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No. Caption Image
Revolutionary War Monuments:
1. Tea Burners Monument, honoring the patriots of Cumberland County who burned British tea near the site on 22 December 1774, Greenwich, NJ, [no date]. Two views: postcard, 3.5"x5.5", and print, 4.5"x6.5" on 8"x10" backing. Listed are:

Print view:
1) Ebenezer Elmer 7) Lewis Howell
2) Timothy Elmer 8) Richard Howell
3) James Ewing 9) James B. Hunt
4) Thomas Ewing 10) John Hunt
5) Joel Fithian 11) Andrew Hunter Jr.
6) Philip [V.?] Fithian 12) Joel Miller
Postcard view:  
13) Alexander Moore Jr. 19) Henry Seeley
14) Ephraim Newcomb 20) Josiah Seeley
15) Silas Newcomb 21) Abraham Sheppard
16) Clarence Parvin 22) Henry Stacks
17) David Pierson 23) Silas Whittaker
18) Stephen Pierson    



2a. Monument to commemorate the soldiers who fought in the American Revolution in 1776, erected at Fort Lee, NJ, 1908. Two views, each 6.5"x8.5" on 8"x10" backing.

2b. Benjamin Eaton Monument, no date, one print 6" x 8.25" on 8" x 10" backing. Pvt. who served in the Continental Army (Revolutionary War) as a member of the body guard of George Washington; under Captain Wade's Co., 4th Batallion, 2nd Established; Pvt., Capt. Mitchell's Co., 1st Batallion; 2nd Established; Pvt. Capt. Holmes Co., 1st Regiment, New Jersey Continental Line; also put in Commander-in Chief's Guard, Revolutionary War. Presented by James Easton, Otisville, Orange Co., New York. Note: removed from former Civil War Box #143 ("Photographs").
Civil War Monuments:
3. Working model of monument to honor Major-General Philip Kearny (1815-1862) erected at Arlington National Cemetery, 1914. 6.5"x8.5" on 10.5"x12.5" backing. 
4. Monument to honor General George Brinton McClellan (1826-1885), Washington, D.C., [no date]. 7"x9.5" on 10.5"x14" backing.
5. Twenty-five men and women posing around the monument to honor Battery B (Clark's Battery), 1st New Jersey Light Artillery, 3rd Corps, erected at Gettysburg Battlefield, 1888. 10"x13.5" on 11"x14". Listed in the photograph are:

1) Cornelius Bush 14) Martin Donohoe
2) Mrs. J. H. George 15) J. H. George
3) Mrs. Charles Bush 16) Charles Banks
4) John Whitmore 17) Captain Clark
5) Jos. Steventon 18) George Smith
6) Mark Whitmore 19) Ellis Timm
7) T. McKecknee 20) H. Roydhouse
8) A. Parkhurst 21) John Higgins
9) E. Raake 22) Silas Farrand
10) George Williams 23) O. N. Woodruff
11) J. Hardham 24) WIlliam Smith
12) Rynear Wilson 25) Samuel Ennis
13) Charles Bush    
6. Monument to honor the men of the 9th [or 5th] Regiment, New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, who died during the Civil War, [no place], 1905. Four photographs: a) print received by the Adjutant General's Office, 23 May 1905, 4"x5" on 5.5"x6.5" backing; b-d) unidentified group of soldiers posing in front of the monument, one print 4"x5" on 5.5"x6.5" backing, and two (blurry) enlargements, 8"x10" on 11"x14" backing.
(a)


(b-d)
     
     
7. Andersonville Cemetery, no date, one print 4.5" x 7.5" on 8" x 10" backing. Note: removed from former Civil War Box #143 ("Photographs"). 
8. Tea Burners Monument at Greenwich, no date, five photo engravings 3.25" x 4.25" (image size) on 6" x 9" vellum paper. Note: removed from former Civil War Box #143 ("Photographs").
9. Fort Lee Monument, no date, five photo engravings 4.25" x 5.5" (image size) on 6" x 9.5" vellum paper. Note: removed from former Civil War Box #143 ("Photographs").
10. Group photo, unidentified group of soldiers at monument to honor the 9th (5th Regiment), New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, who died during the Civil War, no date, one print 3.75" x 4.75" on 5.5" x 6.5" backing. Note: removed from former Civil War Box #143 ("Photographs").
11. 13th New Jersey Volunteers Monument, no date, one print 4" x 6.5" on board (Carte de Visite); photographer Bostwick, New York. Note: removed from former Civil War Box #143 ("Photographs"). 
12. Fort Lee Monument, erected in 1908, no date, one print 6.5" x 8.5" on 8" x 10" backing. Note: removed from former Civil War Box #143 ("Photographs").
13. New Jersey Monument at Andersonville Cemetery, no date, one print 4.5" x 7.5" on 8" x 10" backing. Note: removed from Civil War Box #143 ("Photographs").  

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Created July 2005