Babcock, Orville Elias, 1835-1884

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American brevet Brigadier General, Aide-de-Camp to Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War and Private Secretary to Grant during his presidency, 1869-1877.

From the description of Orville E. Babcock papers, 1851-1947, bulk 1861-1884. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 317717282

O.E. Babcock was President Ulysses S. Grant's personal secretary. Adam Badeau served as military secretary to Grant during the Civil War, and as consul-general in London from 1870-1881.

From the description of Orville Elias Babcock letters to Adam Badeau and James Harrison Wilson, 1871-1872. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 703386179

Army officer, engineer, and Presidential secretary.

From the description of Orville Elias Babcock correspondence, 1872. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455429

U.S. Army officer, aide-de-camp, and private secretary to U.S. Grant.

From the description of Letters, 1871. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 34070088

American engineer and soldier.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to W.W. Belknap, 1873 Feb. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134326

From the guide to the Orville E. Babcock letters and receipts, 1871, 1873, 1877, 1879, 1880, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Cadwallader, Sylvanus, b. 1825 or 6. Sylvanus Cadwallader papers, 1818-1904 (bulk 1862-1866 and 1880-1898). Library of Congress
referencedIn Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. Ulysses S. Grant papers, 1819-1974 (bulk 1843-1908). Library of Congress
creatorOf Babcock, Orville E., 1835-1884. Letter, 1874 Aug. 21, Long Branch, N.J., to William Belknap. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Campbell, John A., 1835-1880. Letter, 1871 May 6, Cheyenne to General O.E. Babcock, Washington, D.C. Southern Methodist University, DeGolyer Library
creatorOf Hillyer, William Silliman, 1831-1874. Papers of William Silliman Hillyer, 1822 (1861-1874) 1931, [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Brady, Mathew B., ca. 1823-1896. Grant and 8 staff members in front of a tent at headquarters, City Point, Va., [1864 July or Aug.] [graphic]. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Howe, Samuel Gridley, 1801-1876. Autograph letter signed : Boston, to General Babcock, 1871 Apr. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Babcock, Orville Elias, 1835-1884. Orville E. Babcock papers, 1851-1947, bulk 1861-1884. Newberry Library
referencedIn Hamilton Fish Papers, 1732-1914, (bulk 1840-1890) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Photographic Portrait File The Huntington Library
creatorOf Babcock, Orville Elias, 1835-1884. Autograph letter signed : Washington, to W.W. Belknap, 1873 Feb. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sylvanus Cadwallader Papers, 1818-1904, (bulk 1862-1898) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891. Letter, 1875. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Orville E. Babcock letters and receipts, 1871, 1873, 1877, 1879, 1880 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Alexander Robey Shepherd Papers, 1776-1945, (bulk 1868-1900) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Babcock, Orville Elias. Letters, 1871. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Shepherd, Alexander Robey, 1835-1902. Papers of Alexander Robey Shepherd, 1776-1945 (bulk 1868-1900). Library of Congress
referencedIn Rogers, Charles H. Charles H. Rogers family papers, 1858-1930 (bulk 1858-1896). Library of Congress
creatorOf Babcock, Orville E., 1835-1884. Military officer correspondence, 1866-1907. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893. Hamilton Fish papers, 1732-1914 (bulk 1840-1890). Library of Congress
referencedIn Butterfield, Daniel, 1831-1901. Letter : New York, to O[rville] E. Babcock, n.p., 1869 Mar. 22. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Babcock, Orville Elias, 1835-1884. Orville Elias Babcock letters to Adam Badeau and James Harrison Wilson, 1871-1872. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Babcock, Orville Elias, 1835-1884. Orville Elias Babcock correspondence, 1872. Library of Congress
referencedIn Autograph album kept in Columbia, South Carolina [manuscript] 1875-1878. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Babcock, Orville Elias, 1835-1884. Orville E. Babcock letters and receipts, 1871, 1873, 1877, 1879, 1880. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Brady, Mathew B., ca. 1823-1896. Grant and 8 staff members in front of a tent at headquarters, City Point, Va., [1864 July or Aug.] [graphic]. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf United States. Office of Public Buildings and Grounds. License, 1875 Mar. 13. Historical Society of Washington, Dc
creatorOf Hawley, Joseph Roswell, 1826-1905. Letter, 1874 June 22, Washington, D.C., to General Orville Elias Babcock. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Charles H. Rogers Family Papers, 1858-1930, (bulk 1858-1896) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Levi P. Morton Correspondence, 1860-1912 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Walker, Francis Amasa, 1840-1897. Autograph letter signed : Office of Indian Affairs, to Gen. O.E. Babcock, 1872 Dec. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ulysses S. Grant Papers, 1819-1969, (bulk 1843-1885) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Bristow, Benjamin Helm, 1832-1896. Benjamin Helm Bristow : miscellaneous papers, 1832-1896. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn August V. Kautz Papers, 1846-1939, (bulk 1860-1890) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Hardie, James Allen, 1823-1876. James Allen Hardie papers, 1844-1886 (bulk 1847-1876). Library of Congress
referencedIn Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. Papers, 1843-1969 (bulk 1843-1908) Library of Congress
referencedIn Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895. Adam Badeau correspondence, 1864-1887. Library of Congress
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associatedWith Babcock family. family
correspondedWith Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895. person
associatedWith Belknap, William W. (William Worth), 1829-1890, person
associatedWith Brady, Mathew B., ca. 1823-1896. person
associatedWith Bristow, Benjamin Helm, 1832-1896. person
associatedWith Butterfield, Daniel, 1831-1901. person
correspondedWith Cadwallader, Sylvanus, b. 1825 or 6. person
associatedWith Campbell family. family
associatedWith Campbell, John A., 1835-1880. person
associatedWith Cattell, Alexander G. (Alexander Gilmore), 1816-1894. person
associatedWith Fabens, Joseph Warren, 1821-1875. person
correspondedWith Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893. person
associatedWith Fuller, B. A. G. (Benjamin Apthorp Gould), 1879-1956 person
correspondedWith Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. person
correspondedWith Grant, U. S. (Ulysses S.), 1881-1968 person
correspondedWith Hamilton, Park, 1808-1893 person
correspondedWith Hardie, James Allen, 1823-1876. person
associatedWith Hatch, Davis. person
associatedWith Hawley, Joseph Roswell, 1826-1905. person
associatedWith Hillyer, William Silliman, 1831-1874. person
associatedWith Howe, Samuel Gridley, 1801-1876. person
associatedWith Joyce, John A. (John Alexander), 1842-1915. person
correspondedWith Kautz, August V. (August Valentine), 1828-1895 person
associatedWith Krum, Chester H. person
associatedWith Kwong, Ki Chiu. person
associatedWith McCook, Edward M. (Edward Moody), 1833-1909. person
associatedWith Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892. person
associatedWith Midwest Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920 person
associatedWith Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902. person
associatedWith Newberry Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Rainey, Joseph Hayne. person
correspondedWith Rogers, Charles H. person
associatedWith Shepherd, Alexander Robey, 1835-1902. person
associatedWith Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888. person
associatedWith Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891. person
associatedWith Spaulding, H. A. person
correspondedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Public Buildings and Grounds. corporateBody
associatedWith Walker, Francis Amasa, 1840-1897. person
associatedWith Wilson, James Harrison, 1837-1925. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)
Missouri--Saint Louis
Subject
Political corruption--History--19th century--Sources
Whiskey frauds--History--19th century--Sources
Spanish--American War, 1898--Sources
Manuscripts, American
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Sources
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Secretaries, Presidential
Army officers
Engineers
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Birth 1835-12-25

Death 1884-06-02

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