- Existence: 1808 - 1875
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S1266
Scope and Contents There are three items in this collection. The oldest is a certificate signed by President Andrew Johnson and Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton conferring on A. D. Streight the rank of Brigadier General by brevet, from March 13, 1865. The document is dated April 9, 1866. There are illustrations on the black and white thick paper, plus a large blue seal. The second item is a portrait of bearded General Streight dressed in a suit with a vest and necktie. This picture is a brown and...
Collection — Folder: S179
Scope and Contents This collection includes one copy of a letter from James H. Dixon of Montgomery Township, Jennings County, Indiana from Lafayette, Tennessee on April 16, 1865 regarding his supper, the death of President Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, the end of the U.S. Civil War, and family matters.
Scope and Contents This collection consist primarily of correspondence and papers from Morton’s Senatorial career with an emphasis on the 1876 presidential election and Louisiana politics in 1873 and 1874. There is also family correspondence, financial papers, speeches and notes on Republican politics, the Civil War, secession, and Reconstruction.Correspondents include Schuyler Colfax, Henry W. Halleck, Andrew Johnson, Henry S. Lane, Abraham Lincoln, George B. McClellan, Joaquin Miller, William H....