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Sylvanus Cadwallader Reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC91
Scope and Contents Handwritten manuscript of Cadwallader’s book includes notes, changes and the chapters that were deleted in the published work.  The manuscript covers the war including the Vicksburg and Chattanooga campaigns, the actions of Army of the Potomac, the meeting of Grant and Lincoln at City Point, Grant and Sherman planning strategy and Grant and Lee at Appomattox.  It often gives Grant’s opinions as well as Cadwallader’s of other generals, including Sherman, Sheridan and McClernand.  It...
Dates: Created: 1896; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1929

Wesley Merritt letters

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1036
Scope and Contents Two letters to Miss Mason, undated re: providing letters for her to give to General Ruggles, a senator and Mr. Cummings of New York to help her in her cause. One letter to Gen. L.P. Bradley, Aug. 20, 1888, regarding Army of the Cumberland reunion. Two requisitions for supplies for reserve cavalry brigade, Nov. 3 and 21, 1863.
Dates: Created: 1863, 1888

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