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Author: O M Poe
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, diaries, writings, speeches, reports, orders, notebooks, family papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, maps, drawings, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to Poe's military service as an engineer during the Civil War and Reconstruction and his friendship with Gen. William T. Sherman whom he served as aide-de-camp from 1873 to 1884. Includes material on his stint as chief  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Hartman Bache; Zachariah Chandler; Jacob Merritt Howard; W F Raynolds; William T Sherman; William T Sherman; Charles N Turnbull; R S Williamson; Hartman Bache; Zachariah Chandler; Jacob Merritt Howard; W F Raynolds; William T Sherman; Charles N Turnbull; R S Williamson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: O M Poe
OCLC Number: 70980188
Language Note: Collection material in English.
Description: 8,500 items. 19 containers plus 1 oversize plus 1 vault container. 7.6 linear feet.

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Correspondence, diaries, writings, speeches, reports, orders, notebooks, family papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, maps, drawings, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to Poe's military service as an engineer during the Civil War and Reconstruction and his friendship with Gen. William T. Sherman whom he served as aide-de-camp from 1873 to 1884. Includes material on his stint as chief engineer with the Army of the Ohio, campaigns with Sherman in Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee, and other engagements in the western theater of the war. Postwar engineering projects documented include the Spectacle Reef lighthouse on Lake Huron, the Hennepin Canal (the portion known then as the Illinois-Mississippi Canal), and the canal at Saulte Ste. Marie, Mich. Includes over one hundred letters between Poe and Sherman. Other correspondents include Hartman Bache, Zachariah Chandler, Jacob Merritt Howard, W.F. Raynolds, Charles N. Turnbull, and R.S. Williamson.

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