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Dawes, E. C. (Ephraim Cutler), b. 1840. E.C. Dawes Papers, 1836-1905, bulk 1855-1895.

Letters, diaries, mementos and scrapbooks of Union Army officer (1st lieutenant and adjutant, major, 53rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry) and industrialist Ephraim Cutler Dawes, covering his military service (in Tennessee, Mississippi, and in Sherman's advance against Atlanta, until he was wounded on May 28, 1864. Also documents Dawes' activities in the rail and coal industries. Includes a letter from P. H. Sheridan.

6.5 linear feet (9 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Business  Civil War  Family Papers  
Call Number: Midwest MS Dawes (formerly Daw).
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