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Horace Maynard letter, November 6, 1861.

Identifier: MM.1997.010
Scope and Contents

Letter from Horace Maynard, Burnet House, Cincinnati, O., to General W. T. Sherman. November 6, 1861. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.) Re: Civil War, Department of the Cumberland, operations in Tennessee, Lee in Virginia, Governor Johnson, protection from the government.

Dates: 1861

T. A. R. (Thomas Amis Rogers) Nelson Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0002
Scope and Contents Papers of Thomas Amis Rogers Nelson (1812-1873), a lawyer, judge, congressman, and defense counsel for President Andrew Johnson in his impeachment trial of 1868. Nelson began law practice in Washington County, Tenn, in 1832, served two terms as attorney general of the 1st judicial circuit, and was presidential elector on the Whig ticket in 1844 and 1848. Strong Unionist, elected to the 36th Congress in 1859 and 1861; was captured by Confederate forces and imprisoned in Richmond, Va.. He...
Dates: 1782-1873