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Guide to the Records of the 7th Regiment
1767-1983 (bulk 1830-1947)
  MS 556

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Collection processed by Maurita Baldock, Richard Fraser, Melissa Haley, Jan Hilley

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 18, 2018
Description is in English.

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Series VII: Histories, 1831-1956

Scope and Contents note

This series contains various histories of the 7th Regiment, some of which are general regimental histories (primarily commemorative or promotional), and others histories or reminiscences of specific time periods, events, or designations of the regiment. The account of the Astor Place Riot is told from a man claiming to be both an instigator of the conflict and a member of 7th Regiment sent to suppress the riot.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 32 Folder : 6 7th Regiment
1908-1956, undated
Box: 32 Folder : 7 207th A.A.A. Group
Box: 32 Folder : 8 7th A.A.A. Battalion (A.W.) (2 copies)
Box: 32 Folder : 9 771st A.A.A. Gun Battalion, Notes (3 copies)
Box: 32 Folder : 10 7th Regiment- Specific Events/Items
1953, 1961, undated
Box: 32 Folder : 11 "Private Journal"/"Prison Diary" - Charleston Prison, Alexander Shaler
Box: 32 Folder : 12 "American 'National Guards,' A Brief Memoir... by Henry O'Reilly"
Volume: 307 "Memoir of Camp Clinton"
Volume: 308 Camp Scott Diary
Volume: 309 Account of 1849 Astor Place Riot (typescript)
Volume: 310 "A Brief History of the Seventh Regiment"
Volume: 311 "History of the Seventh Regiment, 1889-1918" by DeWitt Clinton Falls (in 2 parts; 2 copies)
Volume: 312 Recollections of Wm. H Owen, written by Wm. H Owen Jr.
Volume: 313 "Reminiscence of the Flour Riot in 1837" (2 copies)
Volume: 314 "March of the 7th Regiment N.G.N.Y. to Washington" (typescript of 1861 sermon)

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