Webster, Daniel Fletcher, 1813-1862

Webster, Daniel Fletcher, 1813-1862

 

Biography

Daniel Fletcher Webster was born in Portsmouth, NH in 1813. He was the son of Daniel Webster and served as chief clerk of the US State Department during his father's first term as Secretary of State. As chief clerk, he delivered the news of President William Henry Harrison's death to Vice President John Tyler. During the Civil War, Webster served as a colonel of the 12th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He was killed in the Second Battle of Bull Run on August 30, 1862.

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

George Ticknor letter extract

Mss 000205
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 000205
Date(s): undated
Abstract

In English.

Impression of a seal

Webster Mss 842459.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 842459.1
Date(s): 1842
Abstract

In English.

Thomas White Thompson letter

Webster Mss 804660
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 804660
Date(s): 1804-12-10
Abstract

In English.