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Reverend Theo Cuyler Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2741

This letter was written to Colonel Charles Doolittle by Reverend Theo L. Cuyler -- pastor of Lafayette Ave. Church in Brooklyn, N.Y. -- February 9, 1864 while Doolittle was stationed in Nashville, Tenn. The letter outlines recent events in the church.

Dates

  • 1864 February 9

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This letter was written to Colonel Charles Doolittle by Reverend Theo L. Cuyler -- pastor of Lafayette Ave. Church in Brooklyn, N.Y. -- on February 9, 1864. The letter outlines recent events in the church.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles C. Doolittle enlisted as a Private on April 21, 1861 and was mustered as 1st Lieutenant, Co. E, 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry on May, 16,1861. On August 20, 1861 he became Captain, Company H. On January 20, 1865 Doolittle was promoted to Brigadier General, U. S. Volunteers. By 1865 he had climbed the ranks to Major General for meritorious service during the war. After the War, Doolittle moved to Toledo, Ohio where he became a banker.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased item on May 9, 2006.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480