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Ira Barton papers

Identifier: MS-100


The collecyion contains professional and personal correspondence of Ira M. Barton as well quartermaster reports, store records, fort orders, legal documents and other military papers. The collection documents the work of Barton in his time as Captain of Co. E of the NH 5th Volunteers and later as Lt. Col. of the 1st. Regiment of New Hampshire Heavy Artillery. Also includes correspondence with J.P. Hale, J.W. Patterson, Gilman Marston and a letter from T.W. Higginson agreeing to lecture in Newport, N.H. in 1861. Family correspondence is largely from his father Levi Barton.


  • 1840 - 1868


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


2 linear ft. (4 boxes)


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

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA