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Robert A. Maxwell letter

 Collection — Box: 58
Identifier: MS-SC1016

Scope and Contents

Copy of telegraph dated September 23, 1863, sent by Maxwell to President Lincoln regarding George Thomas, Rosecrans and Bragg. In the handwriting of C.A. Tinker, cipher-operator at the War Department Telegraph Office


  • Created: September 23, 1863


Biographical / Historical

A resident of Philadelphia, Penn. who during the Civil War wrote frequent letters to the President and his cabinet, always ignored by the recipient.


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

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