The Gregory A. Coco Research Collection

Description: The Gregory A. Coco Research Collection is located in the library Archival Box Collection, and contains primarily textural materials gathered by the author for books and articles published between 1978 and 2008, focusing on the individual soldier experience, personal accounts and memoirs, medial care and hospitalization in the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This collection is accessible to researchers by appointment only.


Box B-14 Camp Letterman General Hospital Research Material. Gregory A. Coco Collection

Muster Rolls
Quartermaster & Hospital Property Reports
Provost Marshal, Comm. Gen.- of Confederate Wounded at Camp Letterman
Inventory of personal effect of patients, deceased
Letter to Dr. Henry Janes from J.H. Brinton, Army Medical Mus., Aug. 15, 1863
Gettysburg Claims & Citizens Letters
D. Henry Janes Correspondence & Miscellaneous Letters
Contract Surgeon James B. Carpenter Case (theft)
Dr. Janes letter regarding Dr. H.H. Neff, March 15, 1872
Letters regarding condition of Generals James Kemper & Isaac Trimble, Aug, 1863
HQ, Dept. of the Susquehanna Medical Dept., Correspondence
Surgeon General’s Office Correspondence, Washington, DC
Sanitary Commission Requisition, November 1863
HQ, Army of the Potomac, Sixth Corps & Fifth Corps correspondence
USA General Hospital, Asst. Quartermaster Office, York, PA, correspondence
HQ, General Hospital (Camp Letterman), Gettysburg, PA correspondence
Med. Director’s Office & US Army General Hospital (Camp Letterman) correspondence 1863
Telegram- Dr. Stonelake, October 23, 1863
Medical Purveyor’s Office correspondence
Letter from Executive Office, State of Wisconsin, November 1863
Letter from Cavalry Hospital, Hanover, PA, August 11, 1863
Post return- Surgeons on duty, November 20, 1863
Receipts for Embalming, coffin & shipping of Sgt. John Christian, Company K, 7th (West) Virginia
Invoices for Medical Supplies, Camp Letterman General Hospital

Box B-15 Misc., Civil War. Gregory A. Coco Collection

Letter to Confederate Soldier from Gettysburg Female Resident, 1864
Gen. Jubal Early, Requisition to civilian authorities at Gettysburg, June 26, 1863
Rev. Henry Reeves, Chambersburg, PA- letter, July 1863.
Cpl. John Mason, Co. A, 9th AL INF- memoir1861-1864
Pvt. William J. Garrett, Co. I, 3rd GA INF- diary and related papers, 1861-1865
Pvt. William Garrett- J.F. Aurandt diary (125 PA INF)
Pvt. Jonathan L. Oxford Co. E, 9th GA INF- diary 1862-1865
Pvt. James D. Friar, 13th GA INF- letters
Florian O. Cornay letters, St. Mary’s Cannoneers (LA)
George G. Smith, "Leaves from a Soldier's Diary", 1st LA INF
Chaplain A.D. Betts, 30th NC INF- diary, 1861-64
Lt. William L. Daniel, Co. I, 2nd SC INF
Pvt. Thomas Gadsden, Co. I, 2nd SC INF- letters
Pvt. James M.M. Davis, 1st Rockbridge AR- diary, 1864-65
Richard M. Hager, Co. H, 7th VA CA- papers 1861-
Lt. William H. Chapman, Co. H, 33rd VA INF- letters 1862
Capt. John Herndon,; 38th VA INF- Gettysburg letter, July 1863
Lt. William Burns, 52nd VA INF- letters & diary
Henry H. Dedrick, 52nd VA INF- letters
Capt. John D. Lilley, 52nd VA INF- diary
Cyrus B. Coiner, 52nd VA INF- memoir, 1913
Capt. William R. Bond, "Pickett or Pettigrew? in the Charge at Gettysburg", National Tribune, October 1901.
"Diary of Marches of the Loudon Artillery during the Years 1861-1865"
Burials in Confederate Cemetery, Lynchburg, VA

Box B-16 Misc., Civil War. Gregory A. Coco Collection

Adams County (PA) in the Civil War
Co. K, 1st PA Reserves- monument & articles, 1990-91
Daniel Sheaffer Farm, Baltimore Pike- information
Sheaffer, Daniel (farm) Claim for Damages
Sheely, Aaron (farm) Claim for Damages
Horatio D. Chapman, 20th CT INF, Civil War Diary of a 49'er, 1929
W.H. Tate, 20th IN INF- letter, August 1862
Pvt. William A. Newhall, 13th MA INF letter, July 8, 1863
Reiling Ernst, 20th MA INF- letter, January 1865
Arthur Libby, 4th ME INF- letter, January 1862
1st Sgt. John Frain, Co. G, 16th ME INF- diary, 1862-65
Pvt. David Lovell, Co. E, 17th ME INF- letter, December 1862
Lt. George W. Phillips, 3rd MI INF- letter, 1861
James A. Wright, The Story of Co. F, 1st MINN IN, 1911
Charles M. Wilson letter, 1863 (Rockingham Co., VA)
James Decker, Battery B, 1st NYLA- letter, July 6, 1863
James Jones, Co. G, 136th NY INF- letter, September 1863
Vriling Osgood, Co. H, 136th NY INF- diary
Pvt. Francis M. Russell, Co. E, 140th PA INF- letters, 1862
Sgt. William Kiefer, Co. F, 153rd PA INF- diary, 1862-63
John S. Smiley, 39th NC IN- story from Washington Post, 1978
N.L. Parmater, Co. E, 29 OH INF- diary, 1863
Franklin Potter, Co. A, 29 OH INF- diary, 1863
Gen. Robert Schenck letter re: Gen. Isaac Trimble, July 1863
Surgeon's letter to Sallie Pageant, 1865 20th A.C.
Letter to Sen. Wilson of Massachusetts from 20 MA IN, January 1865
Capt. William Murphy, Co. H, 109th PA INF- Gettysburg Letter, July 1863
Chaplain John E. Adams letters, 1863, re: Capt. J. Blinn, 14th IN INF
Capt. Charles Wheeler, 126th NY INF- papers re: death at Gettysburg,
Lt. George W. Kenney, 71st PA INF- papers and photos

Box B-17 Misc., Civil War. Gregory A. Coco Collection

Lt. George W. Sherman, 20th CT INF- "Memories of Wartime”
3rd MA INF & 18 MA INF- newspaper clippings, 1862-63
Lewis W. Pendleton; 20th ME INF- letter to sister, 1862
Lewis Fitch, Co. A, 5th MI CA- diary, 1864
Lt. Louis Fitzsimmons, Co. L, 1st MN INF- diary, 1865
Chaplain John Van Ingen, 8th NY CA- letter, December 1862
Sgt. Rice C. Bull, Co. D, 123rd NY INF- letter from Atlanta, August 1864
E.L. Goodrich, 147th NY INF- letters, 1864
W.B. Gaither, 5th OH INF- “Stealing the Guns at Resaca…”, 1865
George B. Ray, 5th OH INF- journal, 1861-1863
Lt. Mathias Schwab, 5th OH INF- letters, 1861-65
Jacob Miller, 36th PA MILITIA- letter on Gettysburg, July 10,1863
Joseph Irwin, Co. B, 29th PA INF- letters, 1863
James Peifer, 46th PA INF- diary (from North Carolina Historical Review, 1955),
George W. Foultz, Co. C, 96th PA INF- letters, 1862-1864
Pvt. John M. Madden, 109th PA INF- letters & diary, 1862-1865
Pvt. John L Street, Co. A, 145th PA INF- letters, 1862-65
Capt. John Ames, 11th US INF- papers & letters, 1861-65 (Barnes’ staff)
Lt. Amaziah J. Barber, 11th US INF- letters, 1863
5th Vermont Infantry (excerpt from G.G. Benedict, Vermont in the Civil War, Volume 1)


Box B-18 Misc., Civil War. Gregory A. Coco Collection

Sgt. Nicholas G. Wilson, Co. G, 138th PA INF- diaries, 1863-64,
Civil War Record of Lafayette B. and James B. Schlosser (200 PA INF) by Donald Schlosser, December 1993. (inc. “Battle of Gettysburg” by same author)
"POSTMASTER BOWEN" - Obit & Memoir of Roland Edwin Bowen, Co. B, 15 MA IN
Andrew Knez Jr., "First Pennsylvania Cavalry at the Battle of Gettysburg" 1991
Andrew Knez Jr., "The Boyces from Boyce Station" in Co. K, 1st PA CA
Andrew Knez Jr. ed., "Civil War letters of John M. Boyce, Co. K, 1st PA CA"
Elias Steinour, 99th PA INF- letter, April 1865
Lt. H.J. Huntington, 6th WI INF- memoir & letters,
Lt. William Robert Gaylord, 3rd NC INF- letter, 1861
Capt. Oliver E. Mercer, Co. G, 20th NC INF- letters, 1861-63
Fred E. Gaillard, Franklin Gaillard's Civil War Letters (2nd SC IN), 1941; 1969
Ruth Woods Dayton, ed., The Diary of a Confederate Soldier, James E. Hall (31 VA IN), 1961
Pvt. Newt Bosworth, Co. F, 31st VA INF- letters and diary, 1861-1865
Lt. John Bosworth, Co. H, 31st VA INF-letters and diary, 1861-1865
Glenn L. Alleman, "A Biographical Study of William Dabney Stuart, Colonel C.S.A. and his 56th Virginia Volunteers", 1960

Box B-19 Misc., Civil War. Gregory A. Coco Collection

General Robert E. Lee- 1862 letters, correspondence, general information
Colonel Van H. Manning, 3rd Arkansas Infantry- biographical information and letters
Captain George Hillyer, 9th Georgia Infantry- biographical information and letters
Captain George Hillyer, 9th Georgia Infantry- photographs
Chaplain Peter Tinsley, 28th VA Infantry- diary (restricted use)
Sgt. Bernard A. Seay, 14th VA Infantry- parole, information
Col. David E. Winn, 4th GA Infantry- letters, 1861-63 (Emory University)
Lt. James Kincheloe, Co. C, 49th VA Infantry- diary, 1863-64


Box B-20 Misc., Civil War. Gregory A. Coco Collection

David M. Hodge, General Charles Griffin

Box B-69 Gregory A. Coco Collection

Gettysburg Field Hospital Research, Box #1.
Personal Accounts, Union


Box B-70 Gregory A. Coco Collection

Gettysburg Field Hospital Research, Box #2.
Personal Accounts, Union, cont.
Union Generals and Staff at Gettysburg
Personal Accounts, Confederate


Box B-71 Gregory A. Coco Collection

Gettysburg Field Hospital Research, Box #3.
Personal Accounts, Confederate, continued.
Confederate Generals and Staff
Christian Commission at Gettysburg
US Sanitary Commission at Gettysburg
Patriotic Groups at Gettysburg
Civilian Accounts- Hospitals, Treatment of Wounded


Box B-72-1 Gregory A. Coco Collection

Gettysburg Field Hospital Research, Box #4.
Civilian Accounts, continued
Civilian Damage Claims, Hospital Related
Ambulance Service
Civilian Accounts outside of Gettysburg

Box B-72-2 Gregory A. Coco Collection

Gettysburg Field Hospital Research, Box #5.

Box B-73 Gregory A. Coco Collection

Gettysburg Field Hospital Research, Box #6.


Box B-74 Gregory A. Coco Collection

Gettysburg Field Hospital Research, Box #7.


Box B-75-1 Gregory A. Coco Collection

Gettysburg Field Hospital Research, Box #8.


Box B-75-2 Gregory A. Coco Collection

Gettysburg Field Hospital Research, Box #9.


Box B-76 Gregory A. Coco Collection

Gettysburg Field Hospital Research, Box #10.


Box B-77 Gregory A. Coco Collection

Gettysburg Field Hospital Research, Box #11.


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