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Massachusetts Sesquicentennial Commission of the American Civil War


Previously Published Narratives by Members of the 31st Mass., Available Online:

Color-Bearer, The, by The American Tract Society (1864), about Conway native, Francis A. Clary, Co. D

Civil War Memories: Personal Reminiscences (1917) by J. B. T. Tupper, Co. D


Other Repositories of Material Related to the 31st Mass. Inf.:

American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass. has the bound volume of the records of Dr. E. C. Bidwell, surgeon for the 31st Mass. Inf. Regt.

Amherst College, Archives and Special Collections, has the Luther Clark Howell Papers, 1855-1874, which includes images of more than twenty members of the 31st Mass. Inf. Regt., as well as Howell’s correspondence.

Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, Mass. has transcript and photocopies of the Diary of John E. Moore.

Chicopee Public Library has the Soldiers’ Record, Chicopee Archives Online , which includes biographical material on the Chicopee soldiers in the 31st Mass. Inf. Regt.

Conway (Mass.) Historical Society has artifacts and information about the Conway residents who served in the 31st Mass. Inf. Regt.

Hardwick (Mass.) Historical Society has correspondence of James B. T. Tupper.

Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, Mass. holds the Papers of Charles M. Whelden, colonel of the 31st Mass. Inf. Regt.

Williamsburg (Mass.) Historical Society has images and other material related to Adelbert Bailey.


Civil War Letters to or from Soldiers in Other Units

Letters of John Pooley, 10th Massachusetts Infantry

Letters Written to Mark Rankin, Co. B, 27th Massachusetts


Other Useful Websites:

Civil War Archive

Civil War Index

Lyon Camp #10 (Vineland, NJ), Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Massachusetts Civil War Research Center

Massachusetts in the Army and Navy During the War of 1861-1865

Military History

Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)

National Park Service — Civil War, Battle Unit Details

Prison Camp Ford, Tyler Texas — Smith County Historical Society

Soldiers of Mount Washington, Mass in the 31st Infantry

U.S. GenWeb — 31st Infantry


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