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Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895



  • Existence: 1831 - 1895


Adam Badeau (December 29, 1831 – March 19, 1895) was an American author, Union Army officer, and diplomat. He is most famous for his service on the staff of Ulysses S. Grant during the American Civil War and his subsequent three-volume biography of Grant. Badeau enjoyed a successful career as a writer and assisted Grant with the research, fact checking, and editing when Grant authored Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Adam Badeau letter

Identifier: Mss 865380
Mss 865380
Date(s): 1865-06-30

Adam Badeau letter

Identifier: Mss 866276.1
Mss 866276.1
Date(s): 1866-04-26
Scope and Contents

Three-page letter from Adam Badeau in Washington, DC to My Dear Sir, talking about the officers present at the signing of the papers for Lee's surrender.

Adam Badeau letter

Identifier: Mss 866318
Mss 866318
Date(s): 1866-05-18
Scope and Contents

Letter from Adam Badeau in Washington, DC to Asa Dodge Smith, telling him that General Grant will be unable to attend the annual Commencement of Dartmouth College.

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