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Manuscript Group 15, Philip Kearny (1814-1862), Civil War general

Papers, 1847-1863, 84 items

Call Number: MG 15


Summary:

Kearny's papers include correspondence of and commissions signed by:

David Bell Birney Abraham Lincoln
Simon Cameron Cortlandt Parker
Henry Wager Halleck John Pope
Agnes Maxwell Kearny Winfield Scott
Philip Kearny Edwin M. Stanton
Robert E. Lee

Gift (in part) of Louis Bamberger, 1924.

 

Folder List:

Folder

Title

Dates

1

Philip Kearny to Will. Marcey letter requesting promotion

May 13, 1846

2

Philip Kearny to Capt. H. L. Scott

April 25, 1847

3

Philip Kearny to S. P. Chase?

August 1, 1859

4

Philip Kearny to George Riggs (photocopy)

August 14, 1861

5

Kearny papers, commissions

1861-1862

6

Outgoing correspondence

1861

7

Outgoing correspondence

1862

8

Letters re: death of Philip Kearny

1862-1863

9

Copies of letters from manuscript*

1861

10

Copies of letters from manuscript*

1862

11

Military orders (photocopies)

1862-1863

*  Many of these letters are printed, without credit, in Thomas Kearny, General Philip Kearny: Battle Soldier of Five Wars (N.Y., 1937).

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