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Barton, Ira McLaughlin, 1840-1876



  • Existence: 1840 - 1876


Ira M. Barton (1840-1876.) Attended Dartmouth for one year as a member of the class of 1862. Barton left Dartmouth to enlist in the Union Army becoming Captain of Co. E of the NH 5th Volunteers and later Lt. Col. of the 1st. Regiment of New Hampshire Heavy Artillery. After leaving the army Barton became a lawyer, first in Arkansas and later with his father in New Hampshire.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel P. Cilley letter

Identifier: Mss 863453
Mss 863453
Date(s): 1863-08-03
Scope and Contents

Four-page letter from Daniel P. Cilley at camp near Port Hudson, Louisiana to Ira McLaughlin Barton in which he outlines formation, personnel, and early history of 8th New Hampshire Infantry, of which he was chaplain.

Horace B. Allis letter

Identifier: Mss 867167.1
Mss 867167.1
Date(s): 1867-02-17
Scope and Contents

Twelve-page letter from Horace B. Allis in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Lt. Col. Ira McL. Barton, in which he furnishes Barton with his recollections of the battle of Pine Bluff, October 25, 1863. Includes cover letter from Allis of same date.

Ira Barton papers

Identifier: MS-100
Date(s): 1840 to 1868

Ira M. Barton (1840-1876.) Army officer and attorney. Includes professional and personal correspondence as well as military records.

Ira Mclaughlin Barton manuscript

Identifier: Mss 864674
Mss 864674
Date(s): 1864
Scope and Contents

"A History of the First Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry." Historical sketch of the 1st N.H. Volunteers, together with covering letter for the same, both print, both printed in Vol. 1 of the "Report of the Adjutant General of New Hampshire" for 1865. Printed version varies somewhat from the manuscript.

Joseph Carter Abbott letter

Identifier: Mss 863213
Mss 863213
Date(s): 1863-03-13
Scope and Contents

Letter from Joseph Carter Abbott in St. Augustine, Florida to Ira M. Barton in Newport, New Hampshire, transmitting his history of the 7th New Hampshire Volunteers, together with rosters of Companies A-K and election returns, Company C-H and J. Thomas A. Henderson assissted in writing the history, and the last part may be in his hand.

Ransom R. Wheeler letters

Identifier: Mss 863253.1
Mss 863253.1
Date(s): 1863-04-03 to 1863-05-12
Scope and Contents

Letters from Ransom R. Wheeler in South Carolina ti Ira M. Barton, talking about operations in the vicinity of Charleston, South Carolina and comments on Black troops. Also requests Barton's aid in a bounty matter.

Sumner F. Hurd letters

Identifier: Mss 863105
Mss 863105
Date(s): 1863-01
Scope and Contents

Letters from Sumner F. Hurd to Ira M. Barton, describing life in 5th New Hampshire Volunteers, noting those killed and wounded at Battle of Frederickburg. Includes list of all casualties in Co. E as of January 1863. Two of the letters are signed Sumner.

US Army, 28th Infantry Division records

Identifier: MS-34
Date(s): 1867 to 1868
Scope and Contents

The collection contains financial records and a few general orders relating to the 28th Infantry Div., stationed in Arkansas. Many items signed by, or addressed to, Ira M. Barton.

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