Hatsell P. Lyons Papers (Coll. 225)


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Overview of the Collection

Biography of Hatsell P. Lyons

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Indexes

Detailed Description of the Collection

Overview of the Collection

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Lyons, Hatsell P.
Title: Hatsell P. Lyons Papers
Dates: 1862-1903
Extent: ca. 140 pieces
Abstract: Letters to family members and diaries (1862-1870) describing Lyon's experiences during the Civil War and his later life in Vermont; together with a typewritten account (1903) of Hatsell's Civil War service written by his son, Arthur H. Hatsell. There are no papers dated 1871-1902.
Identification: Coll. 225

Biography of Hatsell P. Lyons

Hatsell P. Lyons was a Union soldier, of Bernardston, Massachusetts who later lived in Vermont.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division

Restrictions on Use

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division. See also: Mystic Seaport's copyright notice.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Lyons family--Correspondence
Lyons, Arthur H.

Places:

Massachusetts--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
Vermont--Description and travel

Document Types:

Diaries

Occupations:

Soldiers--Massachusetts
Soldiers--United States

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 225, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Indexes

Index to Personal and Corporate Names

NOTE: The fraction(s) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about Judge Aikins in Box 2, Folder 30 of the collection.
Aikins, ? (Judge) 2/30
Allen, ? (Capt.) 1/42
Allen, Horace 1/7, 1/15
Allen, Luke 1/42
Allen, Paul 1/58, 1/59, 1/60, 1/67, 1/68, 1/70, 1/71, 1/73, 1/78, 1/80, 2/7, 2/8, 2/11, 2/17
Amory, W.A. 1/77
Auger, ? (Gen.) 1/6, 1/11
Babbitt, ? (Lt.) 1/28, 1/40
Banks, ? (Gen.) 1/6, 1/17, 1/23, 1/26, 1/28, 1/52
Barney, ? 1/12
Boyle, Charley 1/7, 1/45, 1/58, 1/59, 1/60, 1/62, 1/64, 1/67, 1/68, 1/71, 2/4
Bragg, ? (Gen.) 2/7
Brooks, ? (Dr.) 2/14
Brooks, S.N. 1/78
Brown, I.K. 2/30
Browning, Arthur 1/17
Burr, Maria 1/35
Burrows, ? 1/4
Burrows, Elsworth 1/4
Burrows, Martha 2/2
Burt, Enos 1/10, 1/12, 1/24, 1/28
Butler, ? (Gen.) 1/31, 1/44, 1/45
Canfield, ? 2/20
Chapin, ? 1/4, 1/30, 2/20
Chapman, ? 1/66, 1/67, 1/71, 1/79, 2/18
Chase, L. 1/22
Chickering, ? (Col.) 1/25
Clark, ? (Col.) 1/22
Clark, ? (Rev.) 1/77
Colton, ? (Lt.) 1/32, 1/34, 1/46
Cowdery, Lizzie 1/2, 1/22, 2/4
Cox, Theodore 2/28
Craft, ? 1/41
Crosby, ? 1/30, 1/37, 1/55, 1/72, 1/77
Crosby, D.W. 1/32, 1/34
Culver, H.D. 1/6
Curtis, ? 2/30
Curtis, Nellie 2/30
Davis, John 1/38
Davis, Russell 1/55
Dawson, Warren & Hyde 1/44
Decker, ? (Col.) 1/2
Decker, J.M. 2/31
Deveney, Charlie 1/12
Dewey, Charles (Mrs.) 1/36
Dibble, ? 2/10
Dickinson, ? 1/35
Dwight, ? (Dr.) 1/3
Dyer, ? (Lt.) 1/71
Fiske, ? 1/4, 1/78
Ford, ? (Miss) 2/13
Foster, Minnie 1/22
Fowler, Wyatt 1/13
Fox, Albert 1/3
Frankle, ? (Col.) 1/77
Franklin County Savings Bank 1/71
Gardner, ? (Gen.) 1/27
Gere, ? 1/8
Grady, James 1/42
Green, ? (Rev.) 1/2
Greene, Parson 1/24, 1/31
Greenleaf, ? (Col.) 1/4, 1/8, 1/10, 1/17, 1/28, 1/37, 1/45, 1/81
Greenleaf, H.S. 2/31
Grierson, ? (Col.) 1/29
Grover, ? (Gen.) 1/15, 1/20, 1/26
Hale, Delia 1/40
Hale, Henry 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/7, 1/8, 1/10, 1/11, 1/13, 1/18, 1/22
Hale, James 1/59
Hall, Gordon 1/2
Harlan, ? (Gen.) 2/7
Haskell, ? 1/30, 1/45
Haynes, Dwight 1/7, 1/12, 1/13
Hayward, Charly 1/7
Hemenway, ? 1/30, 1/32, 1/38
Henshaw, A.B. 1/21, 1/22
Hollis, A. 1/4
Hollister, ? 2/29
Holloway, Charles 1/3
Horton, Herbert 1/8, 1/12
Hosmer, ? 1/40, 1/78, 2/6, 2/18
Hosmer, E.I. 1/6
Houghton, Douglas C. 2/23
Howard, ? (Gen.) 2/11
Hulbert, E.S. (Lt.) 1/8, 1/9, 1/11, 1/12, 1/15, 1/19, 1/22, 1/24, 1/35, 1/46, 2/31
Ingersoll, ? 1/9
Ingraham, ? (Col.) 1/40, 2/4
Johnson, ? 2/10
Johnston, ? 2/13
Keith, Scott 1/24
Kimbell, ? (Col.) 1/16
Kingsley, Allen 1/6
Krause, G.T. 1/4
Lamb, ? (Lt.) 1/51, 1/55
Lawson, ? (Maj.) 2/4
Lawson, H.S. 1/65, 1/66
Lee, ? (Gen.) 1/28
Leonard, ? (Elder) 2/30
Leonard, Newton 1/35
Lewis, A. 1/7
Little, Denny 1/36
Lock, George 2/30
Long, ? (Capt.) 1/3, 1/4, 1/9, 1/11, 1/29, 1/33
Long, Alanson B. 2/31
Look, ? 1/44, 1/67, 1/75, 1/78, 2/6
Lyons, Bell 1/42, 2/22
Lyons, Charlie 1/6, 1/12, 1/28, 1/37
Lyons, Elvin 1/7
Lyons, John S. 1/62
Malory, Tom 2/30
Manchester, ? (Sgt.) 1/34, 2/31
Manning, John 1/36, 1/38, 2/22
Martindale, Pliny 1/8
Merriam, George 1/6, 1/7
Miller, Orzo 2/31
Mills, James A. 2/1, 2/4
Moody, Mason 1/29 2/31
Moody, Warren 1/3
Moors, ? (Rev.) 1/3, 1/8
Moors, J.F. 2/31
Morrison, ? 1/48
Munson, Charlie 2/30
Nelson, ? 1/42
Nelson, ? (Capt.) 1/9
Newcomb, R.F. 1/22, 1/26
Newell, David 1/8, 1/12, 1/16, 1/25
Newton, Christopher 1/29
Nichols, ? 1/35
Niles, Isaac C. 2/4
Nutting, ? (Capt.) 2/22, 2/23
O'Connell, M. 2/8
Oaks, William 2/14
Oliver, ? 1/81
Osgood, ? (Dr.) 1/19
P.T. & H.S. Washburn 2/17
Paine, ? (Gen.) 2/22
Palmer, ? (Gen.) 2/8
Parker, ? (Capt.) 1/41, 2/12
Parker, Boyden 1/25
Parker, J.D. 1/30, 1/32, 1/75, 1/79
Parker, John D. (Jr.) 2/31
Patten, ? (Lt.) 2/17
Perigo, ? 1/24
Perkins, ? (Dr.) 1/31
Philips, ? (Sgt.) 1/8
Phillips, E.P. 1/19, 1/20
Philpatrick, ? (Gen.) 1/41
Pickett, ? (Gen.) 2/7
Pierce, ? (Capt.) 1/33
Potter, ? (Sgt.) 1/34
Potter, Willie 1/23
Purple, Charlie 2/2, 2/30
Purple, Edwin 1/7
Purple, Ella 1/15, 2/2
Purple, Georgia 1/2, 1/22
Purple, Lizzie 2/4, 2/14
Purple, Nelson 2/2, 2/4
Ramsdell, ? 1/68
Richardson, ? (Dr.) 1/4, 1/13, 1/15
Rockett, George 1/68
Ryther, E.E. 1/8
Sanderson, ? 1/46, 1/81
Sawtell, Lyman 1/6, 1/28
Sawyer, ? (Dr.) 1/2, 1/3, 1/13, 1/20, 2/31
Scott, Charley 2/22, 2/24, 2/25, 2/28, 2/29
Severance, F.C. (Lt.) 1/12, 1/29, 2/31
Shaw, ? (Lt.) 1/55
Sheehan, John 1/7
Sherman, ? (Gen.) 2/11
Slate, Ellen 1/41
Slate, Fayette 1/16, 1/17, 1/18, 1/22
Slate, George S. 1/5, 1/22
Slate, Jonathan 1/2, 1/3, 1/7, 1/25
Slate, M.F. 1/18
Slate, Marshall 1/17, 1/22
Slate, Nettie 1/12, 1/42
Slate, Susie 1/7
Sloan, George W. 2/26
Smith, Lucius 2/30
Smith, O.R. 1/8, 1/15
Snow, ? (Lt.) 2/12
Sprague, A.B.R. (Lt. Col.) 1/45, 1/55, 1/81
Squires, ? 1/46, 1/77, 1/79, 1/81, 2/9
Squires, Edgar P. 1/33, 1/49, 1/56, 1/57, 1/78
Stebbings, ? 1/77
Stevens, ? (Capt.) 1/22
Stevens, H. 1/47
Stevis, ? (Capt.) 1/15
Stewart, James 1/18
Stickney, W.B. 1/19, 1/20
Stone, ? (Capt.) 1/21, 1/30, 1/37
Stone, ? (Corporal) 2/28, 2/29, 2/31
Stone, Solomon A. 1/32
Stoors, ? (Lt. Col.) 1/4
Stowell, ? 1/77
Stowell, Cyrus 1/28, 1/33, 1/39, 1/42
Streeter, R.R. 1/22
Taylor, C. 1/4
Taylor, Goodloe H. 1/66, 1/67, 1/68, 1/71
Taylor, R.R. 1/39
Thomas, Isaac 1/7
Thompson, J.M. 1/6
Thornily, George 1/8, 1/13, 1/16
Tucker, James S. 2/21, 2/25
Walker, ? (Maj.) 1/42, 1/48, 1/54
Walker, Osborn 2/4
Walker, W.A. 1/34
Washburn, A.A. 1/8, 1/81
Weeks, John 1/8, 1/25
Weitzel, ? (Gen.) 1/28, 1/29
Wells, Emery F. 2/21, 2/25
Wells, William 1/29
Wheeler, ? (Gen.) 1/8, 1/17
Wheldon, ? (Col.) 1/57
Whitcomb, Warren 1/18, 1/28, 1/29
White, ? (Capt.) 1/79, 2/31
Williams, John 1/15
Winn, Henry 2/31
Wrisley, Martha E. 1/47
Wrisley, Phila 1/10

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Index to Vessel Names

NOTE: The fraction(s) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about the gunboat CLIFTON in Box 1, Folder 20 of the collection.
ALBEMARLE (Ram) 1/71, 1/72
CLIFTON (Gunboat) 1/20, 2/31
DIANA (Gunboat) 2/31
EASTERN QUEEN (Steamer) 1/11
ELM CITY (Steamer) 2/31
EMPIRE PARISH (Steamer) 1/13, 1/31
FAIRHAVEN 1/44
FAUN (Steamer) 1/63
FAWN (Steamer) 1/66
GEORGE WASHINGTON (Steamer) 1/18
HART (Gunboat) 1/22
IBERVILLE (Steamer) 1/7, 1/13
ILLINOIS (Steamer) 1/2, 1/11
LAUREL HILL (Steamer) 1/12
MISSISSIPPI (Gunboat) 1/12, 1/13, 1/14
NEW BRUNSWICK (Steamer) 1/13
PLYMOUTH ROCK (Steamer) 1/32
QUEEN OF THE WEST (Steamer) 1/13, 2/31
REBECCA CLYDE (Steamer) 1/58
ST. MARY (Steamer) 1/20
TRAVELLER (Steamer) 2/31

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Letters written by Hatsell P. Lyons; 1863-1870
Box Folder
1 1 Letter; 1863 Jan 1
2 Letter; 1863 Jan 10
3 Letter; 1863 Jan 18
4 Letter; 1863 Jan 19
5 Letter; 1863 Jan 20
6 Letter; 1863 Jan 25
7 Letter; 1863 Jan 27
8 Letter; 1863 Feb 5
9 Letter; 1863 Feb 6
10 Letter; 1863 Feb 7
11 Letter; 1863 Feb 15
12 Letter; 1863 Feb 21
13 Letter; 1863 Feb 26
14 Letter; 1863 Mar 18
15 Letter; 1863 Mar 23
16 Letter; 1863 Apr 3
17 Letter; 1863 Apr 7
18 Letter; 1863 Apr 8
19 Letter; 1863 Apr 11
20 Letter; 1863 Apr 19
21 Letter; 1863 Apr 26
22 Letter; 1863 May 3
23 Letter; 1863 May 9
24 Letter; 1863 May 16
25 Letter; 1863 May 29
26 Letter; 1863 Jun 9
27 Letter; 1863 Jun 13
28 Letter; 1863 Jun 15
29 Letter; 1863 Jun 19
30 Letter; 1864 Jan 3
31 Letter; 1864 Jan 5-8
32 Letter; 1864 Jan 19
33 Letter; 1864 Jan 24
34 Letter; 1864 Jan 31
35 Letter; 1864 Feb 6
36 Letter; 1864 Feb 16
37 Letter; 1864 Feb 19
38 Letter; 1864 Feb 27
39 Letter; 1864 Feb 29
40 Letter; 1864 Mar 13
41 Letter; 1864 Mar 16
42 Letter; 1864 Mar 21
43 Letter; 1864 Mar 23
44 Letter; 1864 Apr 8
45 Letter; 1864 Apr 25
46 Letter; 1864 May 12
47 Letter; 1864 May 19
48 Letter; 1864 May 22
49 Letter; 1864 May 25
50 Letter; 1864 May 27
51 Letter; 1864 Jun 3
52 Letter; 1864 Jun 7
53 Letter; 1864 Jun 10
54 Letter; 1864 Jun 21
55 Letter; 1864 Jul 1
56 Letter; 1864 Jul 16
57 Letter; 1864 Jul 18
58 Letter; 1864 Jul 29
59 Letter; 1864 Aug 1
60 Letter; 1864 Aug 14
61 Letter; 1864 Aug 24
62 Letter; 1864 Aug 28
63 Letter; 1864 Sep 1
64 Letter; 1864 Sep 6
65 Letter; 1864 Sep 27
66 Letter; 1864 Oct 4
67 Letter; 1864 Oct 8
68 Letter; 1864 Oct 14
69 Letter; 1864 Oct 16
70 Letter; 1864 Oct 20
71 Letter; 1864 Nov 2
72 Letter; 1864 Nov 11
73 Letter; 1864 Nov 17
74 Letter; 1864 Nov 19
75 Letter; 1864 Nov 24
76 Letter; 1864 Nov 24
77 Letter; 1864 Nov 29
78 Letter; 1864 Dec 5
79 Letter; 1864 Dec 8
80 Letter; 1864 Dec 17
81 Letter; 1864 Dec 26
82 Letter; 1864 Dec 27
Box Folder
2 1 Letter; 1865 Jan 16
2 Letter; 1865 Jan 21
3 Letter; 1865 Feb 6
4 Letter; 1865 Feb 8
5 Letter; 1865 Feb 11
6 Letter; 1865 Feb 20
7 Letter; 1865 Mar 7-13
8 Letter; 1865 Mar 18
9 Letter; 1865 Mar 24
10 Letter; 1865 Mar 31
11 Letter; 1865 Apr 8-12
12 Letter; 1865 Apr 23
13 Letter; 1865 Apr 29
14 Letter; 1865 May 6
15 Letter; 1865 May 9
16 Letter; 1865 May 15
17 Letter; 1865 May 18
18 Letter; 1865 May 23
19 Letter; 1865 May 29
20 Letter; 1865 Jun 3
21 Letter; 1865 Jun 6
22 Letter; 1865 Jun 15
23 Letter; 1865 Jun 18
24 Letter; 1865 Jul 3
25 Letter; 1865 Jul 7
26 Letter; 1865 Jul 8
27 Letter; 1865 Jul 16
28 Letter; 1865 Jul 23
29 Letter; 1865 Jul 26
30 Letter; 1867-1870
31 Letter, fragments; undated
Diaries and miscellaneous papers; ca. 1862-1870
Box Folder
2 32 Solder's Private Journal; ca. 1862-1864
33 Hatsell P. Lyons, Appointment to Corporal; 1864 Apr 19
34 Hatsell P. Lyons, Discharge Certificates; 1863 Aug 14, 1865 Sep 3
35 Hatsell P. Lyons, Certificate of Appreciation from Massachusetts; 1870 Apr 19
36 Hatsell P. Lyons, Marriage Certificate; 1867 Nov 25
37 Hatsell P. Lyons, small photograph in frame
Volumes; 1862-1903
Volume
1 Hatsell P. Lyons' diary; 1862 Oct 23-1863 Jul 29
Volume
2 Hatsell P. Lyons' diary; 1863 Dec 26-1865 Feb 7
Volume
3 Typescript account of Hatsell P. Lyons' Civil War service written by his son, Arthur H. Lyons; 1903
Volume
4 Complete typescript of Hatsell P. Lyons' Civil War service; with pencil sketches; written by his son, Arthur H. Lyons, an compiled from the original letters and diaries in this collection; 1903

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