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"The Life and Times of William Webb: An African-American Soldier from Connecticut"
Online Exhibit

Kevin Johnson as William Webb, African-American Civil War soldier

Kevin Johnson of the Connecticut State Library portrays Private William Webb. This picture was taken January 16, 2002, at the First Church of Christ, Wethersfield, Connecticut

Cover of A Sketch of the 29th Regiment of Connecticut Colored Troops

The cover of the book A Sketch of the 29th Regiment of Connecticut Colored Troops…, by J. Isaac Hill. New York: Baker & Goodwin, 1881
CSL call number Special Collections E 499.5 29th .H55 1881

Masthead of The Connecticut Courant, November 15, 1831

Masthead of The Connecticut Courant, Tuesday, November 15, 1831
CSL call number Special Collections AN 104 .H3 C68

Article on Nat Turner from The Connecticut Courant, November 15, 1831

Article on Nat Turner from The Connecticut Courant, Tuesday, November 15, 1831, pg. 2
CSL call number Special Collections AN 104 .H3 C68

Portrait of John Brown

Portrait of John Brown from Scribner's Popular History of the United States, by William C. Bryant. New York: Scribner’s Sons, 1896
CSL call number E 178 .B924, Vol. 4 Pg 429

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln from State Archives

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln from State Archives Picture Group 85, Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs, Box 1, Photo Number 1312

Abraham Lincoln's signature

Abraham Lincoln’s Signature from the "Nomination and Appointment of Edward Preston as Additional Paymaster." February 19, 1863. MS.1 doc
CSL call number Main Vault 355.1 P29uni

Portrait of an African-American Family from State Archives

Portrait of African-American Family from State Archives Picture Group 85, Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs, Box 1, Album 1, Photo Number 152

Postcard of Ellington, CT from State Archives

Postcard of Ellington, Connecticut from State Archives Picture Group 800, Postcard Collection, Box 3

Superior Court Records pertaining to William Webb

Tolland County Superior Court Records pertaining to William R. Webb from State Archives Record Group 3, Records of the Judicial Department, Tolland County Superior Court Files, 1855-1857, T-Z, Box 18

Commitment papers of William Webb to the Wethersfield State Prison

Commitment Papers of William Webb to the Wethersfield State Prison from State Archives Record Group 17, Records of the Department of Corrections, Warrants of Commitment, 1856-1860, Box 11

Image from the 1860 Federal Census

Image from 1860 Federal Census.
CSL call number Main Vault, 1860 Federal Census, Hartford County, Wethersfield, Vol. 1A (Negative Photostat)
Wm Webb can be found on line 26 as an inmate in the State Prison at Wethersfield.

Picture of Wethersfield State Prison from Connecticut Historical Collections

Picture of the Wethersfield State Prison from Connecticut Historical Collections… by John Warner Barber
CSL call number Special Collection F 94 .B23 1838

Act allowing for the enlistment of colored soldiers

Act allowing for the enlistment of colored soldiers from The Statutes at Large, Treaties and Proclamations, of the United States of America. From December 5, 1859, to March 3, 1863. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1863
CSL call number KF50 .U52, Vol. 12, pg. 592

Photo of African-American soldier guarding wharf with artillery

Picture of African American Soldier guarding wharf with artillery from State Archives Picture Group 85, Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs, Box 1, Photo Number 2583

Another photo of an African-American soldier guarding wharf with artillery

Picture of African American Soldier guarding wharf with artillery from State Archives Picture Group 85, Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs, Box 1, Photo Number 2582

Image of African-American soldiers, State Archives

Image of African American soldiers from State Archives Picture Group 85, Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs, Box 2, Photo Number 7004

Photo of 29th Connecticut Volunteers Brass Buckle

Image of 29th Connecticut (Colored) Volunteers Brass Buckle.
Photo courtesy of the Museum of Connecticut History

Portrait of Frederick Douglas

Portrait of Frederick Douglass from Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, Written by Himself... by Frederick Douglass.
CSL call number E449 .D74. Frontispiece

Enlistment Record of Private William R. Webb from State Archives

Enlistment Record of Private William R. Webb from State Archives Record Group 13, Records of the Military Department, Series 169A, Connecticut National Guard, Civil War Colored Regiments, Enlistment Papers, N-Z, 1863-1864, Box 2

Photo of Kevin Johnson of the Connecticut State Library, portraying William Webb

Kevin Johnson of the Connecticut State Library portrays Private William Webb. This picture was taken January 16, 2002, at the First Church of Christ, Wethersfield, Connecticut

Enlistment Record of Prviate William R. Webb from State Archives

Enlistment Record of Private William R. Webb from State Archives Record Group 13, Records of the Military Department, Series 169A, Connecticut National Guard, Civil War Colored Regiments, Enlistment Papers, N-Z, 1863-1864, Box 2

Portrait of Colonel Wooster

Portrait of Colonel Wooster from The Military and Civil History of Connecticut During the War of 1861-1865, by William A. Croffut and John M. Morris. New York: L.Bill, 1868.
CSL call number E 499 .C94 1868 Pg 354

A colored regiment, State Archives picture

A Colored Regiment from State Archives Picture Group 85, Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs. Box 1, Photo Number 3898

William Webb's Marriage Record from the State Archives

William Webb’s Marriage Record from State Archives Record Group 13, Military Records, New Series, 29th Regiment CV original discharge papers, Box 15

Photograph of the 29th Connecticut Regiment Battle Flag

Photograph of the 29th Connecticut Regiment Battle Flag from State Archives Picture Group 80, Civil War Collection, Photographs of Civil War Flags, Box 4, Photo Number 67, Folder Number 7. The original battle flag of the 29th Connecticut Regiment is on display in the Legislative Office Building, which is next door to the State Capitol in Hartford, Connecticut.

Masthead of the New Haven Daily Palladium, March 21, 1864

Masthead of the New Haven Daily Palladium, March 21, 1864
CSL call number AN 104. N6 P3d microfilm

Article entitled "The Departure of the 29th", New Haven Daily Palladium, 1864

Article entitled “The Departure of the 29th – Their Flag Presentation – List of the Officers, Etc.” Published in the New Haven Daily Palladium, March 21, 1864
CSL call number AN 104. N6 P3d microfilm

2nd column of "The Departure of the 29th" article, New Haven Daily Palladium, 1864

Second column of article entitled “The Departure of the 29th – Their Flag Presentation – List of the Officers, Etc.” Published in the New Haven Daily Palladium, March 21, 1864
CSL call number AN 104. N6 P3d microfilm

Image of African-American soldiers, State Archives

Image of African-American soldiers from State Archives Picture Group 85, Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs, Box 1,  Photo Number 221

Image of soldiers fighting

Image of soldiers fighting from The Soldier in Our Civil War: a Pictorial History of the Conflict, 1861-1865, Illustrating the Valor of the Soldier as Displayed on the Battle-field…. Edited by Paul F. Mottlelay
CSL call number E 468.7 .M91 1893, Vol. 2, Pg 271

Image of soldiers at an encampment

Image of soldiers at an encampment from State Archives Picture Group 85, Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs, Box 1, Photo Number 1215

Officers of the 39th Colored Infantry, Petersburg, VA

Officers of the 39th US Colored Infantry, Petersburg, VA from State Archives Picture Group 85, Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs, Box 3, Photo Number 7052

Image of an explosion from The Soldier in Our Civil War...

Image of an explosion from The Soldier in Our Civil War: a Pictorial History of the Conflict, 1861-1865, Illustrating the Valor of the Soldier as Displayed on the Battle-field…. Edited by Paul F. Mottlelay
CSL call number E 468.7 .M91 1893, Vol. 2, Pgs. 306-307

Image of 3rd Connecticut Infantry

Image of 3rd Connecticut Infantry from State Archives Picture Group 85, Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs, Box 2, Photo Number 8153

Image of African-American soldiers, State Archives

Image of African-American soldiers from State Archives Picture Group 85, Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs, Box 1, Photo Number 2594

Image of Officers of 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery, State Archives

Image of Officers of 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery from State Archives Picture Group 85, Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs, Box 2, Photo Number 6694

Kitchen of Solders Rest, Alexandria, Virginia, 1865

Kitchen of Soldiers Rest, Alexandria, Virginia, July 1865 from State Archives Picture Group 85, Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs, Box 1, Photo Number 7863

Image of Soldiers Memorial, Company B, 29th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers

Image of Soldiers Memorial, Company B, 29th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers
CSL call number SL Broadsides E499.5 29th .S6 1864

Ward in hospital at convalescent camp

Ward in hospital at convalescent camp from State Archives Picture Group 85, Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs, Box 2, Photo Number 8172

William Webb's Discharge Papers

William Webb’s Discharge Papers from State Archives Record Group 13, Military Records, New Series, 29th Regiment CV original discharge papers,  Box 15

William Webb's Discharge Papers

William Webb’s Discharge Papers from State Archives Record Group 13, Military Records, New Series, 29th Regiment CV original discharge papers, Box 15

Image of Richmond, Virginia

Image of Richmond, Virginia, Ruins of State Arsenal and Views of James River from State Archives Picture Group 85, Brady Collection of Civil War Photograph, Box 2 Photo Number 7111

29th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteer Infantry broadside

Twenty-ninth Regiment Conn. Volunteer Infantry (colored)
CSL call number SL Broadsides E 499.5 29th .T94 1880z

Map of Connecticut, 1857

Map of Connecticut. Published by Charles Desilver, 1857
CSL call number HistRef Small Map Case G3780 1857 .C45

Estate papers of William R. Webb

Estate Papers of William R. Webb from State Archives Record Group 4, Records of the Probate Court, Ellington Probate District, 1868

Estate papers of William R. Webb

Estate Papers of William R. Webb from State Archives Record Group 4, Records of the Probate Court, Ellington Probate District, 1868

Kevin Johnson of the Connecticut State Library portraying William Webb at the First Chruch of Christ, Wethersfield, CT

Kevin Johnson of the Connecticut State Library portrays Private William Webb. This picture was taken January 16, 2002, at the First Church of Christ, Wethersfield, Connecticut


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