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Arthur S. Nesmith correspondence

MS-741
 Collection
Identifier: MS-741
The collection contains Arthur Nesmith's correspondence with his family, primarily during the period that Nesmith served in the First and Third New Hampshire Regiments during the Civil War. Also included are letters relating to his service as a quartermaster for the United States Volunteers in Washington, DC, where he was responsible for the fortifications surrounding the city. Among the correspondents are his brother and sister, George Brooks Nesmith and Annie Nesmith, his wife Mary Moulder Nesmith, and his parents George Washington and Mary M. Nesmith. Some correspondence relates to his brother George's days as a student at Dartmouth in the Class of 1854 and his father's tenure as a Trustee of the College.

Dates

  • 1818 - 1913

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

7.5 linear ft. (5 boxes)

Overview

Arthur S. Nesmith (1833-1877), Quartermaster in the Civil War. The collection contains correspondence with his family primarily while serving in the Civil War.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA