Robert Anderson Papers 1819-1948 (bulk 1836-1870)

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Robert Anderson Papers, 1819-1948, (bulk 1836-1870)

Robert Anderson Papers 1819-1948 (bulk 1836-1870)

United States Army officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, printed material, writings, and official documents relating to Anderson’s military duty in the Black Hawk War, Mexican War, and Civil War, and to his writings on coast defense, ordnance, and artillery tactics. Includes papers of his daughter, Eba Anderson Lawton, historian and biographer of her father.

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