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George Palmer correspondence

MS-117
 Collection
Identifier: MS-117
The collection contains correspondence from Henry H. Tilley and others in regard to their experiences at the First Battle of Bull Run, one letter from Oliver Otis Howard regarding the Rebellion record, as well as letters from Henry Holt, William Hemsley Emery , Tench Tilghman, Ethan Allen Hitchcock, and others, regarding the exchange of Palmer's son, held in Confederate prison camp. A letter of Mary C. Putnam regarding relief supplies for prisoners and the commission appointing her a teacher of freed slaves at Norfolk, Virgina is also included.

Dates

  • 1861 - 1865

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

George Palmer Putnam (1814-1872), The collection contains correspondence related to the First Battle of Bull Run, the Rebellion record and letters regarding the exchange of Putnam's son, held in Confederate prison camp. Correspondents include Henry H. Tilley, Oliver Otis Howard, Henry Holt, William Hemsley Emery , Tench Tilghman, and Ethan Allen Hitchcock. A Letter of Mary C. Putnam regarding relief supplies for prisoners and the commission appointing her a teacher of freed slaves at Norfolk, Virginia is also included.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
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Hanover NH 03755 USA