Reverend Theo Cuyler Letter
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.
- 1864 February 9
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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.
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.
Collection consists of a single folder.
Special Collections purchased item on May 9, 2006.