Papers, 1861-1903.

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Edwards, Clark S. (Clark Swett), 1824-1903. Papers, 1861-1903.

Papers, 1861-1903.

Correspondence, printed material, financial records, and other materials documenting Edwards's military career and civilian life.

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United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 5th (1862-1865). Company I.

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