Charles H. Tracy Documents


Documents relating to Charles H. Tracy, a Civil War veteran from Chicopee and recipient of the Medal of Honor.

Items in the Charles H. Tracy Documents Collection

Portrait of Charles H. Tracy
Two trimmed photographs of Charles Tracy and William Chapman Tracy, Charles Tracy's brother

Tracy Family Genealogy
Eight handwritten pages of Charles H. Tracy's genealogy

Chicopee Veteran's Memorial & Patriotic committee , Mayor John P. Moylan & All Citizens
Program for dedication of Medal of Honor grave marker for Charles H. Tracy

Invitation to Unveiling of Grave Marker
Invitation to unveiling of Congressional Medal of Honor grave marker for Charles H. Tracy

Replica of Charles H. Tracy's Medal of Honor
Photograph fo Congressional Medal of Honor with accompanying letter explaning why replica medal cannot be provided

Veterans' Graves Registration
City of Chicopee grave registration for Charles H. Tracy with biographical dataopy of City of Chicopee grave registration for Charles H. Tracy with biographical data

Charles H. Tracy's obituaries from Boston Globe/Boston Evening Transcript, Somerville Journal, and Springfield Union

Thirty-Seventh Regiment Mass. Volunteer Infantry
page 777 of infantry list showing Tracy and listing two Medals of Honor

Tintype image of Charles H. Tracy
Tintype photography of Charles H. Tracy

Drop Order and Report
Order to U.S. Pension Agent to remove Charles H. Tracy from pension roll

Hon. James L. Davenport's Letter to Hon. S.W. McCall
Typed letter to Representative S.W. McCall saying that Tracy's daughter does not qualify for payment

Nellie Tracy's Letter to Hon. S.W. McCall
Handwritten letter from Tracy's daughter to Representative Samuel W. McCall requesting help getting owed pension payment after Tracy's death

Hon. S.W. McCall's Letter to Hon. James L. Davenport
Typed letter to Commissioner of Pensions James L. Davenport requesting payment to Tracy's daughter after his death

[Private--No. 943]
Act granting pension increase to Charles H. Tracy

Physician's Affidavit
Statement about Charles H. Tracy's health condition written and signed by physician Nelson M Wood, M.D.

Certificate No. 50956
Request for information from Commissioner of Pensions

Application for an Increase of Pension
Application to increase disability pension from $8 per month

Protective War Claim
Affidavit by commanding officer about Sergeant Tracy's battle wound

Invalid Army Pension
Document filed in Philadelphia describing wound that resulted in disability

Examing Surgeon's Certificate
Surgeon's statement that Tracy was disabled due to "amputation of thigh" signed by the examining surgeon H. Lenox Hodge M.D.

Certificate of Disability for Discharge
Disability discharge document for Charles H. Tracy

Company Muster Roll
Muster rolls for Charles H. Tracy from 1862 through 1864