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Adam Badeau correspondence

 Collection — Box: 3
Identifier: MS-SC60
Scope and Contents Adam Badeau (1831-1895) was born in New York City and grew up in New Jersey. During the American Civil War he served on the staff of General Thomas W. Sherman and later Ulysses S. Grant. He achieved the rank of brevet brigadier general. After the war’s conclusion Badeau combined a long career as an author with work in various foreign service posts, including U.S. Consul in London. During the 1880s Badeau assisted in writing President Grant’s memoirs, however the two disagreed over Badeau’s...
Dates: Created: 1885, 1889

William Reuben Rowley papers

 Collection — Box: 74
Identifier: MS-SC1306
Scope and Contents Some orders and receipts. Letter, 1863, of Wallace to Halleck defending his late arrival at the battle of Shiloh. Several letters, one from W.T. Sherman, 1879 and a report by Rowley, 1881, in reference to Wallace and the battle of Shiloh. War letters from Alexander Osborth, Adam Badeau, Ely Parker, Col. George Leet, and John Rawlins. A letter, Oct. 1863, from Osborth discusses his wish to go to Texas, and his order to go to Florida and "our friend has had a hand in it." All discuss the news of...
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1892

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