Hunt, Carleton, 1836-1921

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Carleton Hunt (1836-1921) earned his Harvard AB 1856. He was from Louisiana and received a commission as a first lieutenant of artillery from the governor of Louisiana in 1861. He was captured by federal forces but was paroled. He went to New York and wrote a brief memoir there in 1864. He later became a law professor and dean at the University of Louisiana (which is now Tulane University) and a member of the United States Congress.

From the description of Civil War papers of Carleton Hunt, 1861-1864. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77065016

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referencedIn John Jay Chapman additional papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
referencedIn E. E. Cummings additional papers, 1870-1969. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Hunt, Carleton, 1836-1921. Civil War papers of Carleton Hunt, 1861-1864. Harvard University, Archives
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correspondedWith Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933 person
correspondedWith Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 person
associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
associatedWith Wight, Rezin A. person
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Birth 1836-01-01

Death 1921-08-14



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