William Miller Owen and Allison Owen papers, 1867-1914.


William Miller Owen and Allison Owen papers, 1867-1914.

Papers of William and Allison Owen pertain to their association with the Washington Artillery. The bulk of the collection consists of letters (1913-1914) from state governors, United States congressmen, cabinet members, military officials, and others acknowledging invitations to the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Washington Artillery. The collection includes financial reports (1878, 1880); the resignation of Colonel William Miller Owen and the appointment of Major John B. Richardson as commander (1879); a program for the dedication of a monument at the Metairie Cemetery (1880); a roster of members (1890); the manuscript musical score of "The Washington Artillery Triumphal March" by Edward Gabrielli; and photographs of Confederate and Federal officers, Washington artillery military maneuvers, group leaders, and uniforms.

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8th U.S. Infantry, 1854-1861; prisoner of war, Texas, 1861-1862; colonel, 7th and 10th Rhode Island Infantry, 1862-1865; major, 30th U.S. Infantry, 1856-1869; lt. colonel, 25th U.S. Infantry, 1869-1877; commanded Dept. of Texas, 1895-1897; retired as major general, 1897. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to [Joshua M.] Addeman, [18]99 April 20. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27327742 Born in Rhode Island, Zenas Randall Bliss (193...

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Owen, Allison, 1869-1951.

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Richardson, John B.

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Terry, Alfred Howe, 1827-1890

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Owen, William Miller, 1832-1893

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