Anthony Wayne family papers  1681-1913
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Additional Descriptive Data

The Manuscripts Division has created a list of the names of the letter-writers in the collection: Wayne Family Papers Contributor List.

Alternate Locations

The following maps from the Wayne papers are housed in the Map Division:

A search for the term "Wayne papers" in the University Library online catalog will result in 16 published works acquired with the Anthony Wayne family papers. These are housed in the Book Division.

Related Materials

The Nathanael Greene papers and James McHenry papers contain letters by Anthony Wayne. See card catalog for a list of dates.

The Schoff Revolutionary War collection contains correspondence written to or from Wayne for the following dates: April 22, 1777; [end of 1777]; April 27, 1782 (two letters); December 25, 1789; August 29, 1791; June 22, 1792; January 18, 1793; March 30, 1793.

The Detroit Public Library, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and Library of Congress all have collections of Anthony Wayne papers.

Dickinson College has the Isaac Wayne papers.

Bibliography

Encyclopedia of genealogy and biography of the state of Pennsylvania with a compendium of history: A record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the founding of a nation, Box 2 . Philadelphia: Lewis Publishing Co., 1904.

Several letters in the collection have been printed in the following:

Wayne, Anthony, and Henry Knox. Campaign Into the Wilderness: The Wanye-Knox-Pickering-McHenry Correspondence.

Michigan Pioneer and Historical Collections. Historical Collections, Volume 34. Lansing: The Society, 1907.

Index to William Wayne's Correspondence
Bureaucracy.
  • 1863 February 4
Charleston (S.C.)--History--Siege, 1862.
  • 1862 June 27
Confederate States of America. Army.
  • 1862 June 27
Confederate sympathizers--Pennsylvania.
  • [c.1862 October 13]
Draft.
  • 1862 October 21
  • 1862 November 4
Draft--Confederate States of America.
  • 1862 June 27
Elections--Pennsylvania--1862.
  • 1862 October 13
Florida--Economic conditions--Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • 1863 October 8
Homesickness.
  • [c.1862 October 13]
Husband and wife.
  • [c.1862 October 13]
McClellan, George B., 1826-1885.
  • 1862 June 27
Newspapers--Florida.
  • 1863 October 8
Pennypacker, Galusha, 1844-1916.
  • 1865 December 24
  • 1866 May 9, 25
Prisoners of War--Confederate States of America.
  • [c.1862 October 13]
Stuart's Chambersburg Raid, 1862.
  • [c.1862 October 13]
United States. Army--Appointments and retirements.
  • 1863 January 7
  • 1863 January 16
  • 1863 February 4
United States. Army--Officers.
  • 1862 October 13
United States. Army--Pay, allowances, etc.
  • 1863 April 23
Index to William Wayne's Civil War Diaries
African Americans--South Carolina.
  • 1862 Sep. 4
Amicicide (Military Science)
  • 1861 Jun. 12
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865.
  • 1865 Apr. 28
Chambersburg (Pa.)--Raid, 1864.
  • 1864 Jul.30-31
Confederate States of America. Army.
  • 1861 May 11
Confederate States of America. Army--African American troops.
  • 1863 Aug. 31
Confederate States of America. Army--Pay, allowances, etc.
  • 1863 Oct. 31, Nov. 4
Confederate sympathizers--Pennsylvania.
  • 1861 Aug. 20
Copperhead (Nickname)
  • 1864 Oct. 28, Nov. 18
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.
  • 1865 May 18
Democratic Party.
  • 1864 Aug. 31, Sep. 16
Douglas, Stephen A., 1813-1861.
  • 1861 Jun. 4
Draft.
  • 1862 Oct. 21, 27, Aug. 13
Draft Riot, N.Y., 1863.
  • 1863 Jul. 14-16
Draft--Confederate States of America.
  • 1863 Aug. 9, Aug. 31
Easttown Twp. (Pa.)
  • 1861 Apr. 20, 22
Elections--New York (State)--Corrupt practices.
  • 1864 Oct. 28
Elections--Pennsylvania--1860.
  • 1860 Oct. 8-9
Elections--Pennsylvania--1863.
  • 1863 Oct. 13
Foraging--Georgia.
  • 1864 Dec. 23
Fourth of July celebrations.
  • 1861 Jul. 4
Garrison duty--South Carolina.
  • 1862 Aug.14-Sep. 9
Gettysburg Campaign, 1863.
  • 1863 Jun. 12, 16-July 5, 15
Gettysburg National Military Park (Pa.)
  • 1863 November 20
Gettysburg, Battle of, 1863.
  • 1863 Jul. 1-5
Knights of the Golden Circle.
  • 1864 Oct. 17
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
  • 1861 Feb. 21-23, 25
  • 1864 Jan. 12
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination.
  • 1865 Apr. 15, 17-19
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Death and burial.
  • 1865 Apr. 22-24
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Inauguration, 1861.
  • 1861 Mar. 5-6
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Inauguration, 1865.
  • 1865 Mar. 4
Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864.
  • 1863 Nov. 30
North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • 1864 Jan. 24
Pennsylvania. Militia.
  • 1861 Apr. 22, 25, Jun. 13, 24
Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • 1861 Apr. 17-18, 20, Jul. 4
  • 1863 Jun. 18
  • 1865 Apr. 15, 17-19
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Politics and government--1860.
  • 1860 Dec. 13
Picket duty--South Carolina.
  • 1862 Aug. 30
Pillage--Pennsylvania.
  • 1863 Jun. 26
Pinckney Island, S.C., Skirmish at, 1862.
  • 1862 Aug. 21, 26
Presidents--United States--Election--1860.
  • 1860 Nov. 8, 22
Presidents--United States--Election--1864.
  • 1864 Nov. 9
Prisoners of War.
  • 1861 Jul. 25
  • 1863 Nov. 9, 30
Prisoners of War--Confederate States of America.
  • 1862 Oct. 14
Secession.
  • 1860 Nov. 22, Dec. 13
  • 1861 Jan. 28
Secession--South Carolina.
  • 1860 Dec. 21
Slaves--South Carolina--Insurrections, etc.
  • 1861 Apr. 22
Soldiers' bodies, Disposition of.
  • 1863 Jul. 4-5
Stuart's Chambersburg Raid, 1862.
  • 1862 Oct. 11-14
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • 1861 Apr. 8, 13, 16
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Economic aspects.
  • 1863 Jul. 11, Aug. 4
United States--Politics and government--Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • 1861 Jul. 5-6, 15
United States. Army--Recruiting.
  • 1861 Sep. 13, 23, Oct. 9-16, 27-Nov. 4
  • 1862 Sep. 10, 16, 26
Vallandingham, Clement Laird, 1820-1871.
  • 1863 Oct. 13
Washington's Birthday.
  • 1861 Feb. 23
  • 1864 Feb. 22
Zook, Samuel Kosciuzko, 1823-1863.
  • 1863 Jul. 4-5, 7, 9
  • 1864 Jan. 28-30