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Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869



  • Existence: 1814 - 1869

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George A. and Elizabeth B. Custer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 364
Scope and Contents

This collection includes miscellaneous correspondence of both Custers including military reports and orders, newspaper clippings, and two patents issued to G. A. Custer. Correspondents include Edwin. M. Stanton, Zachariah Chandler, Reuben E. Fenton, Andrew Johnson, Lawrence Barrett, William T. Sherman, Nelson A. Miles, B. O. Aylesworth, and A. B. Ostrander.

Dates: 1857-1929

Leland Stanford letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292322]
Identifier: Vault MSS 575
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter written from San Francisco on April 12, 1862 and addressed to Edwin M. Stanton (1814-1869), Secretary of War for the United States. Stanford is concerned for the defense of California in the Civil War. He requests that federal arms be turned over to the California militia to make a more effective force. He also describes the condition of the defenses of California.

Dates: 1862 April 12

Additional filters:

California -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Governors -- California -- Biography -- Sources 1
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895 1
Letters 1
Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876 1