Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927
- Existence: 1841 - 1927
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Reminiscence of 1861-1865
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230235886]
Identifier: MSS SC 202
Scope and Contents
Typescript (carbon copy) of a journal of a trip from Illinois to California in 1860. Tells of Ayer's experiences in the mines of Nevada, enlistment in the U.S. Cavalry, maneuvers in California, Arizona, New Mexico and northern Mexico, resignation in 1864, and later responsibility for Ayer Library at the Newberry Library.