The Harger/Loomis Civil War Correspondence

Collection Summary

  • Repository: Canton Historical Society (Collinsville, Conn)
  • Creator: Tallmadge, Tom
  • Title: Harger/Loomis Collection
  • Dates: 1860s – 1880s
  • Extent: .25 linear feet 3 ring binder
  • Abstract: Civil War era and later to/from John Harger or Canton, CT. Civil War era and after letters to/from George Loomis. Civil War era letters to/from Harriet (Horgan)Harger. George Loomis pension forms George Loomis patent for lock hinges Miscellaneous other documents.
  • Collection Number: 2012.23.01
  • Languages Represented: English

Scope and Content of Collection

  • 11 Letters to/from John Hager 9 letters to/from George Loomis. George Loomis pension documents. George Loomis patent documents.


  • 1 3-ring binder loosely arranged by date.


  • Restrictions: Collection open for research.
  • Publication Rights: For copyright status, please contact the Canton Historical Society (Collinsville, CT).

  • Canton Historical Society Picture Collection – pictures of the schoolhouses
  • Yearbooks – Elston cabinet diplomas – Widen Cabinet article – Widen Cabinet

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library’s online public access catalog.

  • Design patents
  • Hargan, Harriet
  • Harger, Harriet
  • Loomis, George
  • Pension documents
  • Schumacher, George
  • United States – History – Civil War, 1861-1865 – Personal narratives

Administrative Information

  • Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], [Box no], Canton Historical Society (Collinsville, Conn)
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