Papers, 1827-1901.


Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson), 1810-1883. Papers, 1827-1901.

Papers, 1827-1901.

General Humphrey's papers pertain to his military career, especially to his activities during the Civil War, and to his work as a civil engineer with the United States Topographical Engineers, as head of the coast survey, and similar projects. There are correspondence and documents, 1827-1901; a large group of military papers, 1862-1867; field dispatches, 1863-1864; telegrams, 1862-1865; special and general orders, 1862-1878; reports, returns, and casualty records, 1862-1865; and reports and other miscellaneous documents, 1865. Other papers connected with the history of the Civil War are: papers relating to sieges and battles, 1862-1866; manuscript of Humphreys', From Gettysburg to the Rapidan; notes and papers on the Virginia campaign, 1864-1865; correspondence between Grant and Lee relating to Lee's surrender, 1865; campaign maps, 1864-1865; topographical maps, 1861; lake and coastal surveys, 1862-1869; a number of miscellaneous items including newspaper clippings and newspapers, 1838-1889; a scrapbook, 1800, on the U.S.S. Constitution; reprint of Who Built the United States Navy, 1793; pamphlets dealing with the case of Fitz-John Porter, 1869; and pamphlets on the Battle of Gettysburg, 1866.

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