Diaries and Writing of the Original 22nd MVI

 

Included herein are letters, diaries and other written material left by the original 22nd MVI.

 

 

Civil War Letters of Alvah Cotton
The following is the condensed letters of Alvah Cotton letters to his wife and an incident published in a book by Rev. Dr. J. J. Marks.
Civil War Letters of Alvah Cotton
Letter from Alvah Cotton
Transcribed by John Patten


Book of the 22d Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers
The Order Book for the regiment. It is housed in the National Guard Armory in Worcester. Book includes regimental Court Martial proceedings.
Order Book of the 22d Reg't Mass. Vols - Camp Schouler
Transcribed by Matthew Patten

Proceedings of the Gove Lyceum Order
The 22nd MVI held a semi-regular debating and speechifying society for their own education and entertainment starting in 1863. It is housed in the National Guard Amrory in Worcester, and was named for Colonel Jesse Gove, fallen at Gaines Mill in 1862.
Proceedings of the Gove Lyceum
Transcribed by John Patten


Cambridge Chronicle Articles by Frank N. Scott
Starting in 1861, Frank N. Scott, Company D Sergeant wrote a series of letters to a local, hometown paper, detailing events in the field with the 22nd Massachusetts.
Cambridge Chronicle, October 31, 1861
Cambridge Chronicle, November 2, 1861
Cambridge Chronicle, November 9, 1861
Cambridge Chronicle, November 23, 1861
Cambridge Chronicle, November 30, 1861
Cambridge Chronicle, December 7, 1861
Cambridge Chronicle, December 14, 1861
Cambridge Chronicle, December 14, 1861 SharpShooters
Cambridge Chronicle, December 21, 1861
Cambridge Chronicle, December 28, 1861
Cambridge Chronicle, January 25, 1862
Cambridge Chronicle, February 1, 1862
Cambridge Chronicle, February 8, 1862
Cambridge Chronicle, February 15, 1862
Cambridge Chronicle, July 13, 1862
Cambridge Chronicle, July 15, 1862

Transcribed by John Patten

Woburn Weekly Budget Articles by John Lord Parker
Starting in 1861, John Lord Parker, regimental historian of the 22nd MVI wrote a series of letters to a local, hometown paper, detailing events in the field with the 22nd Massachusetts.
Woburn Weekly Budget, August 4, 1861
Woburn Weekly Budget, August 11 1861
Woburn Weekly Budget, September 11 1861
Woburn Weekly Budget, September 18 1861
Woburn Weekly Budget, September 25 1861
Woburn Weekly Budget, October 15 1861
Woburn Weekly Budget, October 22 1861
Woburn Weekly Budget, November 2 1861
Woburn Weekly Budget, December 8 1861
Woburn Weekly Budget, December 15 1861
Woburn Weekly Budget, December 22 1861
Woburn Weekly Budget, December 27 1861
Woburn Weekly Budget, January 4 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, January 11 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, January 19 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, January 26 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, February 3 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, February 10 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, February 17 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, February 24 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, February 27 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, March 9 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, March 14 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, March 28 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, April 3 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, April 6 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, April 11 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, April 18 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, April 25 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, May 4 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, May 8 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, May 14 1862

Woburn Weekly Budget, May 21 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, May 28 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, June 4 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, June 11 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, June 19 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, June 25 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, July 26 1862
Woburn Weekly Budget, September 25 1862
Transcribed by John Patten

Colonel Tilton's War Diaries
The following diaries are those of William S. Tilton, Lieutenant Colonel of the 22nd Massachusetts.
War Diary of Lt. Colonel William S. Tilton, #1
War Diary of Lt. Colonel William S. Tilton, #2
Transcribed by Jeremy Fraine

Colonel Gove's War Diaries
The following diaries are those of Jesse A. Gove, Colonel of the 22nd Massachusetts.
War Diary of Colonel Jesse A. Gove, November 1861
War Diary of Colonel Jesse A. Gove, December 1861
Transcribed by John Duprey and Michael Welch