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Bullets and Bulletins: African American Activism in Civil War Era Rhode Island, February 3-April 28, 2017



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Advanced Bounty Receipts, 1863

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

An Act to secure to all persons within the State their civil rights with accompanying letters of support from Mahlon Van Horne & George T. Downing of Newport, January 1884

2/2/22, 5:30 PM

Authority to Raise Battalion of Colored Heavy Artillery, August 14, 1863

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

Authority to Raise Colored Regiment, February 10, 1863

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

Authority to Raise Heavy Artillery Company of Colored Men, June 17, 1863

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

Bounty Receipts, 1864

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

Bullets and Bulletins

7/8/20, 12:49 PM

Charles Harris letter to Adjutant General, August 11, 1862

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

Letter to Colonel Charles E. Bailey, Aide de Camp to Governor Smith concerning the presentation of the Regimental Flag for the Fourteenth Regiment of Heavy Artillery by the colored ladies of New York. Flag designed by a man of color Mrs. James J. Spelman, 37 Park Row, New York, January 2, 1864

2/2/22, 5:54 PM

Regimental Notifications of Death: Daniel Wormsley, Battery A, April 4, 1864

2/2/22, 5:30 PM

David D. Williamson letter, March 16, 1863

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

Establishment of Draft, August 5, 1862

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

General Order 24 Establishing a Camp for the recruits for the Colored Regiment, July 28, 1863

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

General Order 36: Sixth Rhode Island Volunteers, August 4, 1862

2/2/22, 5:54 PM

General Order No 5 Designating the Colored Regiment the 14th Regiment, February 17, 1863

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

George Downing Petition, January 1878

2/2/22, 5:30 PM

George Downing Petition, May 1859

2/2/22, 5:30 PM

George Nelson enlistment papers, July 28, 1864

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

George Nelson; age 18; native of Providence; July 28, 1864, enrolled as a Substitute for Thomas F. Fessenden of Providence.

2/2/22, 5:30 PM

George T. Downing letter to Governor Smith, September 17, 1863

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

Regimental Notifications of Death: George Wallace, Battery A, January 14, 1864

2/2/22, 5:30 PM

George Washington Petition to the General Assembly, January 1866

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

Henry F. Gardner enlistment papers, January 19, 1865

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

Horace Greeley Wade Petition to the General Assembly, 1866

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

J. Sheldon letter to Adjutant General, August 12, 1862

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

James Spelman letter to Governor Smith, January 2, 1864

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

Correspondence of John H. Williams to Gov. Sprague recommending Rev. John Mars, a man of color for position in the 6th Regiment, 1862.

5/8/19, 1:00 PM

Correspondence from John Norris to Governor Sprague offering services in the proposed 6th Regiment of Infantry to be comprised of soldiers of African-American descent.

5/8/19, 1:00 PM

John Pool letter to Governor Smith, December 23, 1864

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

Regimental Notifications of Death: John Telegrove, Battery A, April 4, 1864

2/2/22, 5:30 PM

Johnson letter to Governor, August 16, 1862

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

L.C. Lockwood to Gov. Sprague inquiring if Rhode Island will accept companies from New York offering service as Chaplain.

5/8/19, 1:00 PM

Letter from Lemuel Freeman to Gov. Sprague a man of color seeking to enlist in proposed regiment and inquiring as to the amount of bounty and aid.

5/8/19, 1:00 PM

Regimental Notifications of Death: Lewis Fisher, Battery C, December 20, 1863

2/2/22, 5:30 PM

Major J. J. Comstock communication to the Governor concerning unrest among the enlisted men of his command over the issue of pay. Informing of the arrest of men belonging to Battery A who refused to fall out for inspection due monthly pay of $7.00 being offered instead of $13.00 given to White soldiers HQ, Fort Esperanza, Texas, April 16, 1864

2/2/22, 5:30 PM

Major General N.F.T. Dana letter to Governor Smith, January 27, 1864

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

Nathaniel Scoggins Petition to the General Assembly, January 1866

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

No distinctions on account of race or color of the applicant for public school admission, 1866

2/2/22, 5:30 PM

P.B. Randolph letter to Governor Smith, September 3, 1863

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

Petition asking for repeal of Statute forbidding the intermarriage of Whites and Blacks, January 1868

11/25/19, 3:06 PM

Petition for Act Guaranteeing Equal School Rights, January 1862

2/2/22, 5:30 PM

Petition for Act Guaranteeing Equal School Rights, January 1864

2/2/22, 5:30 PM

Petition for Act Guaranteeing Equal School Rights, January 1860

2/2/22, 5:30 PM

Petition regarding the law forbidding inter-marriage of whites with Negroes, Indians, and Mulattoes, 1876

2/25/21, 2:29 PM

Prepare for the Draft, August 29, 1863

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

Babcock writes that he enlisted “for 13 dollars and the same rations and privileges as white soldiers,” but has only been offered $7.00 per month and half-rations.

8/16/19, 8:16 PM

Joint Resolution of Congress Upon Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution; Transmittal Letter of William H. Seward, Department of State, Feb.2, 1865 & accompanying Rhode Island Joint resolution to adopt, February 2, 1864

2/2/22, 5:30 PM

Roster of Officers of the 14th Heavy Artillery, c. 1863-1864

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

Seeking enlistments for proposed Regiment of color from Rhode Island newspaper clipping, August 1862

2/2/22, 5:30 PM

Walter F. Taylor letter to Adjutant General, August 9, 1862

2/4/22, 5:24 PM

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