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Edward S. Amidon Civil War papers

MS-910
 Collection
Identifier: MS-910
The Edward S. Amidon Civil War papers contains two journals documenting his experiences as a sailor aboard the USS Sabine and USS Niagara. Photocopies of Amidon's muster rolls and pension documents are also included as well as his military discharge certificate. Amidon's Naval enlistment under an alias, Edward Aldrich, to thwart his family knowing details of his enlistment.

Dates

  • 1863 - 1864

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

Edward S. Amidon (1834-1918), sailor. The collection contains two journals and his naval discharge certificate, documenting Amidon's experiences as a sailor aboard the USS Sabine and USS Niagara during the Civil War. Photocopies of his muster rolls and pension documents are also included.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA