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Arthur S. Nesmith correspondence

Identifier: MS-741

  • Staff Only


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.


  • 1818 - 1913


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


7.5 linear ft. (5 boxes)

Language of Materials


Additional Description


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

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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