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Benjamin Warren Levalley papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG069_164

Scope and Content

The papers include appointment letters, discharge from service paper, correspondence, and a printout of photographs.

Dates

  • 1862-1896

Language of Materials

The records are in English.

Biographical Note

Benjamin Warren Levalley was born in Lowell, Massachusetts on September 10, 1836. Levalley was appointed a Sergeant from Hartford in Company H of the 22nd Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry on August 27 and was mustered in on September 20, 1862. He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on November 17, 1862. Benjamin mustered out of service on July 7, 1863. He worked for 22 years at the Pratt & Whitney Company retiring as head of the Piping Department in December 1896. In 1895-1896 he spent time with his cousin Joanna Remington recording gravestones of the Fenner family at the Remington farm in Rhode Island. Benjamin Warren Levalley died on June 11, 1911, in Providence, Rhode Island at the age of 74.

Genealogy

Warren D. Welch is the great great grandson of Mary Cook Levalley Lovell. Mary was Benjamin Warren Levalley's sister.

Extent

0.25 cubic feet

Abstract

Benjamin Warren Levalley was a 2nd Lieutenant in Company H of the 22nd Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. In 1895-1896 he spent time with his cousin Joanna Remington recording gravestones of the Fenner family at the Remington farm in Rhode Island. The collection includes appointment letters, discharge from service paper, correspondence, and a printout of photographs.

Provenance

The papers were donated to the Connecticut State Library by Warren D. Welch on April 29, 2013.
Title
RG 069:164, Benjamin Warren Levalley Papers
Subtitle
Inventory
Author
Finding aid prepared by Allen Ramsey.
Date
2013
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Connecticut State Library Repository

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