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Henry Jackson Hunt papers, 1841-1978

Author: Henry Jackson Hunt
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Correspondence, military papers, journal, memoranda, photographs, and printed material relating to Hunt's service as chief of artillery, Army of the Potomac during the Civil War; military commander at Charleston and Atlanta (1875-1880); commander, Department of the South (1880-1883); and governor of the United States Soldiers' Home (1885-1889). Also pertains to general artillery operations and Hunt's plans for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Correspondence
Named Person: William F Barry; Thomas T Gantt; A A Humphreys; George B McClellan; George Gordon Meade; William T Sherman; John C Tidball; E D Townsend; Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright; Carl Berlin; John N Craig; Patrick Hart; William F Barry; Thomas T Gantt; Patrick Hart; A A Humphreys; George Brinton McClellan; George Gordon Meade; William T Sherman; John C Tidball; E D Townsend; Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Jackson Hunt
OCLC Number: 83609211
Language Note: Collection material in English.
Description: 4,500 items. 14 containers. 5.6 linear feet.
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Correspondence, military papers, journal, memoranda, photographs, and printed material relating to Hunt's service as chief of artillery, Army of the Potomac during the Civil War; military commander at Charleston and Atlanta (1875-1880); commander, Department of the South (1880-1883); and governor of the United States Soldiers' Home (1885-1889). Also pertains to general artillery operations and Hunt's plans for the reorganization of the artillery. Approximately half of the correspondence is between Hunt and Thomas T. Gantt and consists of wartime reminiscences and discussions of current military and national affairs. Includes journal (1857) kept by Hunt while a member of the Utah Expedition. Other correspondents include William F. Barry, Carl Berlin, John N. Craig, Patrick Hart, A.A. Humphreys, George Brinton McClellan, George Gordon Meade, William T. Sherman, John C. Tidball, E.D. Townsend, and Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright.

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