Duncan, Samuel Augustus, 1836-1895

Duncan, Samuel Augustus, 1836-1895



  • Existence: 1836 - 1895


Samuel A. Duncan was born on June 19, 1836 in Plainfield, New Hampshire. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1858 after which he worked as a tutor, assistant commissioner of patents and lawyer. During the Civil War he served as an officer in the 14th Regiment of New Hampshire Volunteers, the 4th Regiment of United States Volunteers, and a regiment of black soldiers. He died on October 18, 1895.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Samuel A. Duncan correspondence

Identifier: MS-541
Date(s): 1850 to 1866

Samuel A. Duncan (1836-1895), Civil War soldier. Dartmouth College Class of 1858. The collection contains letters written to him from family and friends while he was a student at Dartmouth College and while he was an officer in the Civil War.