Papers, 1858-1866.

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Connor, Selden, 1839-1917. Papers, 1858-1866.

Papers, 1858-1866.

Letters written chiefly during the Civil War to his parents at Kendall Mills, Maine, and his sister at Haverhill, Massachusetts. Includes letters by Virgil R. Connor while he was in Washington, June 1864-February 1865, caring for Selden Connor, who was recovering from wound. Also lettersfrom several others during his recuperation; copy of letter from L. M. Morrill, May 13, 1866 in connection with appointment as collector of Internal Revenue.

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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875

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Connor, Virgil R.

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Connor, Selden, 1839-

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Studied law in Woodstock, Vermont, 1860; enlisted in lst. Vermont regiment, April 1860; mustered out August 1861 and commissioned lieutenant-colonel of 7th. Maine regiment; became colonel of 19th. Maine regiment December 1863 and commanded 1st. brigade, 2nd. division, 2nd. Army corps until March 1864; promoted brigadier-general of volunteers, June 1864; mustered out of service, April 1866; wounded May 6, 1864 in battle of the Wilderness. From the description of Papers, 1858-1866. (Br...