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Cowles, William A. (1834-1905) : Papers, 1862-1928


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Ration Book

Music Book

Miscellaneous Papers



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Creator: Cowles, William A

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection includes journals, and music and ration books from Cowles' first tour. Also included are miscellaneous papers relating to his military service and personal affairs. Additionally, there are photographs, medals, and sewing and portable writing kits

Biographical Note: William A. Cowles, a Dorchester (Mass.) resident, served twice in the 42nd Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers during the Civil War. The first tour was for a nine month period in New Orlelans during 1862 and 1863

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Cowles, William A
United States
United States - History
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Personal narratives

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[Series 1: Journal],
[Series 2: Ration Book],
[Series 3: Music Book],
[Series 4: Miscellaneous Papers, 1862-1928],
[Series 7: Photographs],
[Series 8: Memorabilia],

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