August 19, 2016, (unprocessed), 0.45 cubic feet; This collection consists of papers (1851-1898) relating primarily to William Alva Greenleaf (1825-1894) of New York and Jersey City, New Jersey, and also to his son Harry Torrey Greenleaf and wife Gertrude Pool Greenleaf of Elizabeth City, North Carolina. The majority (1863-1868, 1887-1894) of the papers are related to William A. Greenleaf’s service (1863-1865) in the Civil War as Acting Assistant Surgeon with the U.S. Volunteers stationed at hospitals in Beaufort and Hilton Head, South Carolina, and Camp Randall at Madison, Wisconsin, and his efforts to obtain an increased pension and reimbursement for travel. Also included are correspondence (1859-1898), legal and estate records (1851-1894), financial records (1880s-1890s), and genealogy records. Gift of William A. Howell III.
Gift of William A. Howell III
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
William A. Greenleaf Collection (#1283), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.