Roe, Alfred S. (Alfred Seelye), 1844-1917

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Alfred Seelye Roe (1844-1917), of Worcester, Mass., had been a Union soldier in the Civil War and was active in the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) of Worcester. He was a teacher and the principal of Worcester High School from 1880 to 1890 and served as a state legislator from 1891 to 1898. Roe was also noted as a public speaker and author of numerous pamphlets on education, local history, and military matters.

From the description of Papers, 1883?-1915. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191259749

Alfred S. Roe served with Company A, Ninth New York Heavy Artillery, from January 1864 to June 1865. Roe was captured in the Battle of Monocacy, Maryland, July 9, 1864, and was imprisoned at Danville, Virginia, for nearly eight months. He then attended Wesleyan University, from which he graduated 1870.

From the description of Alfred S. Roe Civil War Papers, 1862 - 1865, 1891-1892. (Wesleyan University). WorldCat record id: 166305906

Alfred Seelye Roe (1844-1917) was a historian.

From the description of Alfred S. Roe journal, 1890-1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122607947

From the guide to the Alfred S. Roe journal, 1890-1894, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

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referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library
creatorOf Finch, Francis Miles, 1827-1907. The blue and the gray [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911. Papers, 1853-1911. Gadsden Public Library
referencedIn Samuel Francis Smith Collection, 1884-1895 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Roe, Alfred S. (Alfred Seelye), 1844-1917. Papers, 1883?-1915. Gadsden Public Library
creatorOf Roe, Alfred S. (Alfred Seelye), 1844-1917. Alfred S. Roe Civil War Papers, 1862 - 1865, 1891-1892. Wesleyan University, Olin Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Roe, Alfred S. (Alfred Seelye), 1844-1917. Alfred S. Roe letters, 1864-1865 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Alfred S. Roe journal, 1890-1894 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Parkman, Francis, 1823-1893. Papers of Francis Parkman [manuscript], 1836-1893. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895. Papers of Samuel F. Smith [manuscript], 1884-1895. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Roe family papers, 1882-1958 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton additional papers, 1839-1895 Houghton Library
creatorOf Roe, Alfred S. (Alfred Seelye), 1844-1917. Alfred S. Roe journal, 1890-1894. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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associatedWith Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911. person
associatedWith Houghton, Henry Oscar, 1823-1895 person
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associatedWith Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, collector. corporateBody
associatedWith Parkman, Francis, 1823-1893. person
associatedWith Red Star Line. corporateBody
associatedWith Rowe family family
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associatedWith Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895. person
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. New York Artillery Regiment, 9th (1861-1865) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. New York Heavy Artillery Regiment, 9th (1862-1865) corporateBody
associatedWith Waesland (Steamship) corporateBody
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associatedWith Wesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.) corporateBody
associatedWith Wheeler, H. Hill. person
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Massachusetts
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Worcester (Mass.)
Nova Scotia
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Temperance
Soldiers--Correspondence
Speeches, addresses, etc
Monocacy, Battle of, Md., 1864
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Birth 1844

Death 1917

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