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Thomas S. Mather letter

 Collection — Box: 58
Identifier: MS-SC1012

Scope and Contents

Signed letter to "Dear General" [John C. Smith] requesting testimony of Dr. Charles W. Earle as to the circumstances of the wounding of Mather's client, Chris Weistoff.


  • Created: July 24, 1884


Biographical / Historical

Thomas Scott Mather (1829-1890) was a Connecticut-born soldier, who served as Illinois's state Adjutant General prior to the Civil War. During the war, he served with the 2nd Illinois Volunteer Artillery and served as Chief of Staff to Major General John McClernand. He was breveted Brigadier General in 1865.


1 folder (1 folder: .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 1 item

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