Allen family papers  1814-1893
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Container / Location Title
Box   103, Schoff Civil War Collection  
Correspondence and Documents [series]
Folder   1  
  [1863 April or May] . H[enry] M[oses] Judah PrD to [Byron D.] Paddock; s.l. (1 page)
Invitation to join Judah at headquarters on May 1, 1863.
  1864 April 20 . B[yron] D. Paddock ALS to W. W. Deane; Knoxville, Tennessee. (1 page)
Has charge of 5 prisoners but believes that they are of no use in their current location. With additional notes by several officers.
  1864 May 20 . Ed. R. Kerstetter ADS to [Byron D.] Paddock; Kingston, Georgia. (2 pages)
Manuscript of a circular letter. By order of General Sherman. Encourages soldiers to correspond with family members and friends, despite recent reports to the contrary. Negative opinion of men who follow the army solely to gather information
  1864 August 26 . B[yron] D. Paddock ALS to M[ilo] S[mith] Hascall; near Atlanta, Georgia. (4 pages)
Report of 1st Michigan Light Infantry Regiment, Battery F, for August 1864. Battery's movements prior to and during the siege of Atlanta. Union Army advances and success against Confederate forces. Battery F's engagements with Confederate batteries.
  1864 November 7 . Byron D. Paddock DS to [John Robertson]; s.l. ( 3 pages)
Report of the 1st Michigan Light Artillery Regiment, Battery F, from November 1, 1863-November 1, 1864. Number of casualties and alterations, categorized by cause. Report of regiment's movements and actions in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia from December 24, 1863-October 30, 1864 primarily with the 23rd Army Corps, 2nd Division. Participation in Battle of Resaca, Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, siege of Atlanta, and many skirmishes.
  1864 December 16 . B[yron] D. Paddock ALS to G[eorge] W[heeler] Schofield; Nashville, Tennessee. (4 pages)
Report of the 1st Michigan Light Artillery Regiment, Battery F, for November 8, 1864-December 9, 1864. Railroad journey from Chattanooga to Nashville. Establishment of quarters at Johnsonville and description of two-week March from Johnsonville to Nashville, including locations of temporary encampments. Casualties from guerilla activity. Avoidance of Confederate forces amassed near Nashville. Soldiers' health.
  1865 January 4 . G[eorge] W[heeler] Schofield ANS to B[yron] D. Paddock; Louisville, [Kentucky]. (1 page)
Telegraphed request for Paddock's confirmation of receipt of guns.