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Augustus Bowman Farnham Papers, 1861-1916

Correspondence, 1861-1916
12 folders.
Catalog Number: M57.1

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Series Description:
The majority of the letters are between Farnham and members of his family during his service in the Civil War. Included are several letters issuing orders to him. Later correspondence touches on his appointment as deputy-postmaster, then postmaster, of Bangor.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
General Note:
Restrictions:None.


Documents and Clippings
17 folders.
Catalog Number: M57.2

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Series Description:
Contains Civil War journals, documents, and clippings, mostly relating to Farnham's military career, including lists of casualties, wounded and missing soldiers, as well as a docket of General Courts Marshal presided over by Lieutenant Colonel Farnham in 1864.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
General Note:
Restrictions:None.


Images
17 folders.
Catalog Number: M57.3

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Series Description:
Consists primarily of images from after the Civil War, though there are some Civil War-era images, including a photograph of an encampment.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
General Note:
Restrictions:None.


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