Captain Upson Civil War Letters

civil-war-pictureCaptain Andrew Upson of Southington, Connecticut, served on the side of the Union during the Civil War from August 1862 to February 19, 1864 when he died of wounds received in battle. During his service he wrote over 140 letters to his wife, Elizabeth and their children.

These letters are in the archives at the Barnes Museum and are now available in digital format. Captain Upson’s Civil War Letters are the property of the Barnes Museum.

For permission to use any portion of these letters contact: Susan Smayda, Executive Director, Southington Library & Barnes Museum, 255 Main Street, Southington, Connecticut 06489.

View scans of the actual letters  Upson Letters – Scanned

View transcriptions of the letters Upson Letters – Transcribed


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