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Daniel Driscoll Collection, 1861-2002 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

By Ed Gerritsen, October 2003

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Title: Daniel Driscoll Collection, 1861-2002

ID: COLL/456

Primary Creator: Driscoll, Daniel

Extent: 0.25 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Date Acquired: 00/00/2003

Abstract

Details the life of Daniel Driscoll (d. 1864), a soldier and officer in the Union Army during the United States Civil War.  Included are his diary, 1861-1864, describing his service, letters to his mother, a letter informing his mother of his death, enlistment and promotion documents, a photograph of Driscoll in uniform, documents related to federal survivors' pensions and other items from the extended Driscoll family.  Provide a unique view of war service and imprisonment.

Administrative Information

Repository: Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 Boxes

Acquisition Source: Rev. Garret Stouytmeyer, 2003

Other Note: Acc. No. 03.19


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Series 1: [General Materials]
Box 1
Folder 1: Personal diary --- 1861-1864
Folder 2: State of Missouri Commissions of Daniel Driscoll
Item 1: to Third Sergeant --- [19 March 1862]
Item 2: to Second Lieutenant --- [27 January 1863]
Item 3: to First Lieutenant --- [12 October 1863]
Folder 3: Muster Out Rolls of Second Lieutenant Driscoll --- October 20, 1863
Folder 4: Letter to his mother --- 21 June, 1864
Folder 5: Letter written to Mrs. Driscoll informing her that her son had been captured --- October 16, 1964
Folder 6: Personal dictionary: A Pocket Dictionary of the English Language [inscribed, 1882] --- 1863
Folder 7: Lodge Resolution of Sympathy --- April 11, 1883
Folder 8: Probate Court [Michigan] document --- 14 November 1883
Folder 9: Warranty Deed for Property Purchased by Sarah Driscoll --- 31 May 1886
Folder 10: Service Record --- July 17, 1890
Folder 11: Letter from a fellow Civil War veteran [with dated stamped envelope] --- 27 May 1896
Folder 12: Military pension documents --- 1898-1928
Folder 13: A Little Book of Verses by Eugene Field; no inscription --- [1912?]
Folder 14: Army Discharge of James D. Barret [relative of Daniel?] --- 1918
Folder 15: Army Discharge of Daniel D. Driscoll [son] --- 1919
Folder 16: Cemetery Deed of Sarah Driscoll [wife] --- 20 October 1919
Folder 17: Photographs
Item 1: Unidentified --- [1892]
Item 2: Daniel C. Driscoll --- [18--]
Item 3: Gravestone of Sarah Driscoll [1846-1936] --- undated and 2002

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