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MS Am 1520

Imboden, John Daniel, 1823-1895. John Daniel Imboden letters to Ezra Ayres Carmen, 1878-1880: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1520
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Imboden, John Daniel, 1823-1895.
Title: John Daniel Imboden letters to Ezra Ayres Carmen,
Date(s): 1878-1880.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.16 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from the American Civil War Confederate officer John Daniel Imboden containing his account of the capture of Harper's Ferry to the American Civil War Union officer Ezra Ayres Carman.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

57M-174. Gift of Dr. Frederick M. Dearborn, 580 Park Avenue, New York 21, New York; received: 1958 March 24.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Daniel Imboden Letters to Ezra Ayres Carmen, 1878-1880 (MS Am 1520). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Imboden commanded the Staunton Artillery in the capture of Harper's Ferry in April 1861. Ezra Ayres Carman rose to be a Union brigadier general in the Civil War.

Scope and Contents

Letters from John Daniel Imboden to Ezra Ayres Carman containing his account of the capture of Harper's Ferry, together with news clippings, photographs of Imboden and Harper's Ferry and letters from others addressed to Carman.

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