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Suydam, Charles Crooke 1836-1911

Works: 2 works in 2 publications in 1 language and 2 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Most widely held works by Charles Crooke Suydam
George H. Suydam correspondence by G. H Suydam( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection is chiefly comprised of personal correspondence received by George H. Suydam before, during, and after his service in the United States Army during the Civil War. He received letters from family members and friends, with the majority of the letters being written by family members. Letters contain information about home life in New York, New Jersey, and other areas of the North. Topics of the letters include updates on and news about other family members and family friends; information about current events; news, rumors, personal thoughts, and comments about the progress of the war and the war in general; descriptions of vacations, trips, and parties that the correspondents took or attended; descriptions of general day-to-day life (for example, going to church, reports of business accounts, comments on the weather, and so forth); and questions about Suydam's current location, duties, and wellbeing. The collection also contains some printed materials (newspaper clippings, pages from periodicals, and a notarized copy of Suydam's discharge certificate)
Charles Crooke Suydam collection by Charles Crooke Suydam( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, telegrams, diary, intelligence reports, orders, dispatches, inventories, military passes, and other papers relating chiefly to Suydam's duties as assistant adjutant general to General Erasmus D. Keyes, as chief of staff for General Alfred Pleasonton, and as colonel of the 3rd New Jersey Cavalry Regiment, U.S. Army. Includes information on courts-martial, the suffering of noncombatants, marches, training, discipline, casualties, guerrilla warfare, rank disputes, appointments and promotions, drunkenness, and desertions. Includes a report on the organization of General Keyes's command at Yorktown, an outline of Suydam's military career, lists of marches in which Suydam participated, and a diary kept during the Peninsular Campaign, April 4-June 2, 1862, and as colonel of the 3rd New Jersey Cavalry Regiment during the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864. Principal correspondents include Generals David Birney, John A. Dix, William B. Franklin, Joseph Hooker, Erasmus D. Keyes, Rufus King, Randolph B. Marcy, John J. Peck, and George Stoneman
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