Scope and Contents
Papers of Jewett Palmer, a Union Army officer, Mayor of Marietta (Ohio), and Republican official of Washington County (Ohio). Includes correspondence, daily journals, clipping scrapbooks, military records, genealogical and autobiographical notes, and printed materials.
The papers regard the activities of Company B of the 18th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (OVI) and Company G of the 36th OVI in Western Virginia along the B & O Railroad, at Summersville, Lewisburg, Meadow Bluff, and the Kanawha Valley; at Second Bull Run and Antietam; in Tennessee (1861), at Nashville, Carthage, Middle Tennessee, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, and Missionary Ridge. In 1864, the 36th OVI returned to Camp Crook in Charleston, WV, moving along the Virginia Central Railroad up the Shenandoah to Martinsburg.
Collection also includes the journal of Wallace S. Stanley, Company G, 36th OVI (1861-1864); military records, and post-war records documenting veterans' activities, of the 18th and 36th OVI (ca. 1861-1865, 1880-1912); and correspondence and school papers of Saida Scott, who married Palmer in 1866 and taught music (1856-1863).
Addendum of 1996/09/23 is a muster roll of Company G, 36th OVI, signed by Captain Jewett Palmer, for 10/31/1863 - 12/31/1863.
See also A&M 1458.
0.8 Linear Feet (Summary: 10 in. (2 document cases, 5 in. each))