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Henry Baxter letters and reports

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 894
Handwritten letters and reports. Forty-four of the items deal with Baxter's activities during the Civil War. Many of them were written by Baxter and by other participants. They deal with a wide range of military matters including the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 and the Battle of the Wilderness in 1864. Also included is official and family correspondence kept while Baxter was in Honduras.

Dates

  • 1861-1878

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Biographical History

Brigadier general for the Union in the American Civil War and resident minister for the United States in Honduras from 1869 to 1873.

Other Finding Aids

Finding aid available in repository.
Other Finding Aids Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS894.xml

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Henry Baxter letters and reports
Status
completed
Author
Megan Furcini
Date
2011 March 21
Description rules
appm
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States