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    Sumner family papers, 1836-1940

    Correspondence, legal documents, reports, and photographs of Edwin V. Sumner (1797-1863) and his sons, Edwin Vose Sumner (1835-1912) and Samuel Storrow Sumner (1842-1937), all military officers.

    • Date: 1836
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    Sumner family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, legal documents, reports, and photographs of Edwin V. Sumner and his sons, Edwin Vose Sumner and Samuel Storrow Sumner, all military officers. Includes material on Civil War battles in Antietam, Md., and Fredericksburg, Williamsburg, and northern Virginia. Documents Edwin V. Sumner's 1855 audience with Frederick William IV, King of Prussia; Sumner's disagreement with General William S. Harney; a military expedition against the Sioux ...