Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
Miles Wayne Bullock Family Papers

Finding aid created by
Marian Matyn

Summary Information
Title: Miles Wayne Bullock Family Papers,
Creator: Bullock, Miles Wayne, 1844-1914.
Inclusive dates: 1799-1914, and undated
Extent: .5 cubic feet (in 1 box, 1 Oversized volume)
Abstract:
The papers include family correspondence about life in Sherburne, New York, and Marion, Michigan. Civil War correspondence of the New York Infantry 61st Regiment Company G reveals feelings of soldiers and civilians about the war and various battles. Also included are family photographs, obituaries, an autobiographical sketch, and an account book.

Call number: MSS.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
250 East Preston Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: 989-774-3352
Fax: 989-774-2160
Email: clarke@cmich.edu
Website: http://clarke.cmich.edu


Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

no Acc#

Access Restrictions:

Miles Wayne Bullock Family Papers are open for research.

Copyright:

Copyright is unknown.

Preferred Citation:

Miles Wayne Bullock Family Papers, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement

Arrangement is alphabetical and then chronological.


History

Biography:

Miles Wayne Bullock (1844-1914) was one of seven children born to Wayne and Cornelia (nee Skinner) Bullock. Miles was a Civil War soldier and resident of Sherburne, New York. He married Cordelia Sexton in July 1866 and moved to Marion, Michigan. They had two children Miles Wallace, Jr. and D. Edith. Miles Wayne Bullock died on September 12, 1914 of typhoid in Sherburne.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes family correspondence relating to farming and life in New York and Michigan, and the correspondence of Bullock and his comrades of the New York State Infantry 61st Regiment Co. G, revealing feelings of soldiers and civilians on the war, superior officers, the armistice, with descriptions of Fredericksburg, Virginia, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Harpers Ferry West Virginia, and Sharpsburg, Maryland. Also included are family obituaries, photographs, autobiographical sketch of Bullock, and an account book, 1813-1820, of a carding mill, possibly owned by S. Bullock at New Hartford, Connecticut.

Subject Terms

    Subjects:
    • Bullock, Miles Wayne, 1844-1914.
    • Bullock family.
    • United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 61st Company G.
    • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
    • Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862.
    • Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862.
    • Marion (Mich.)--History.
    • Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)--History.
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
     
    Miles Wayne Bullock Family Papers. [series]:
    Box   1 F   1
    Biographical Data, including Obituaries and Descriptive Listing of the Letters, undated
    Box   1 F   2
    Compositions, undated
    Box   1 F   3
    Diaries, 1862, 1863, 1865
    Box   1 F   4
    Letters, 1799-1822
    Box   1 F   5
    Letters, 1840-1852
    Box   1 F   6
    Letters, 1860-1861
    Box   1 F   7
    Letters (folder 1 of 2), 1862
    Box   1 F   8
    Letters (folder 2 of 2), 1862
    Box   1 F   9
    Letters, 1863
    Box   1 F   10
    Letters, 1864
    Box   1 F   11
    Letters, 1865
    Box   1 F   12
    Letters (folder 1 of 2), 1866
    Box   1 F   13
    Letters (folder 2 of 2), 1866
    Box   1 F   14
    Letters, 1867
    Box   1 F   15
    Letters, 1872
    Box   1 F   16
    Letters, 1873-1878
    Box   1 F   17
    Letters, 1883-1886
    Box   1 F   18
    Letters, 1886
    Box   1 F   19
    Letters, 1887-1889
    Box   1 F   20
    Letters, 1890-1895
    Box   1 F   21
    Letters (folder 1 of 2), 1896
    Box   1 F   22
    Letters (folder 2 of 2), 1896
    Box   1 F   23
    Letters, 1897
    Box   1 F   24
    Letters, 1897-1899
    Box   1 F   25
    Letters, 1900-1901
    Box   1 F   26
    Letters, 1903-1911
    Box   1 F   27
    Letters (folder 1 of 2), undated
    Box   1 F   28
    Letters (folder 2 of 2), undated
    Box   1 F   29
    Overseas Correspondence from Edith, 1906
    Box   1 F   30
    Photographs, undated
    V   1  
    Oversized Volume, Indexed Account Book, 1813-1825