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Stewart L. Bennett Civil War Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM97-7

Abstract

Research collection about Union soldier Charles Dana Miller, including the diary of Union Captain R.S. Chamberlain.

Dates

  • 1862-1890s

Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; available for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material

Photocopies of original Civil War documents collected by Mr. Stewart Bennett while researching the activities of Union soldier Charles Dana Miller, who was at the Battle of Corinth in Mississippi.

The collection includes:

1. Certificates of enlistment and discharge.

2. Receipts for supplies.

3. Muster roll of the 5th U.S. Cavalry.

4. Measurements for uniforms.

5. Application for pension.

6. Pay voucher.

7. Correspondence.

8. Confederate currency.

9. Christian tracts.

10. Requisition for ordnance stores.

11. Diary of Union Captain R.S. Chamberlain.

12. Other miscellaneous items.

Extent

.20 Cubic Feet : 302A.B1.A4

Language of Materials

English

Provenance

Donated by Mr. Stewart L. Bennett.
Title
Stewart L. Bennett Civil War Collection
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

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