Benjamin Shreve Calef correspondence
The collection contains correspondence of Benjamin S. Calef while he served in the 9th New York Militia and 1st and 2d U.S. Sharpshooters, and as aide-de-camp to Gen Birney. Correspondents include Amanda Harris, Alexander Shaler and Truman Seymour. Photographs including a tintype of him in uniform, clippings, a sketch of an invention related to a shell, and a typed abstract of his letters are also included.
- 1861-1898; 1959
- Calef, Benjamin Shreve, 1835-1897 (Person)
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1.0 linear ft. (2 boxes)
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Benjamin S. Calef (1835-1897), Civil War soldier and businessman. The collection contains correspondence while serving in the 9th New York Militia and 1st and 2d U.S. Sharpshooters, and as aide-de-camp to Gen Birney, as well as photographs and clippings.
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