Correspondence, 1861-1865.


Higinbotham family. Correspondence, 1861-1865.

Correspondence, 1861-1865.

Letters to Brother (presumably Harlow) from Albert describe his military activities in Virginia and his duties as a paroled prisoner. Letters to Harlow from E. P. Bailey of Joliet, discuss his problems living in Chicago and working for Marshall Field. Also telegrams and other messages to H. N. Higinbotham pertaining to quartermaster activities.

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Field, Marshall, 1834-1906 (person)

Businessman. From the description of Marshall Field correspondence, 1891-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450239 American merchant. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to Mr. Schell at Harper & Brothers, 1890 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517828 ...

Higinbotham, Harlow N. (Harlow Niles), 1838-1919 (person)

A prominent Chicago (Ill.) merchant, philanthropist partner in the firm of Marshall Field & Co., a director of the World's Columbian Exposition (later the World's Fair) of 1893, the head of the Field Museum of Natural History, and had a number of personal benefactions such as the Chicago Home for Incurables. From the description of Journal, 1886. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40067206 ...

Bailey, Edward P., ca. 1842-fl. 1865. (person)

Higinbotham family. (family)

The Higinbotham family (anything they signed has a single g) was from Joliet, Illinois. Albert H. Higinbotham (ca. 1832-ca. 1890) was a clerk when he enlisted as a private in Company B, 65th Illinois Infantry. He eventually became a quartermaster sergeant and later a captain. He was captured at Harper's Ferry, Virginia in September 1862 and paroled to Camp Douglas near Chicago. His brother Harlow N. Higinbotham (ca. 1839-fl. 1910) was evidently a captain in the quartermaster department but no re...

Higinbotham, Albert H., 1831-1887 (person)

United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 65th (1862-1865). Company B. (corporateBody)