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Benjamin M. Harman papers

Identifier: c-00496
Scope and Contents Harman records in the two diaries the day-to-day activities of a soldier, including meals, marches, a trip on a schooner, illnesses, skirmishes, and his income and expenses. The diaries span the dates December 21, 1861 to May 27, 1863, the day that he was killed in battle at Port Hudson, Louisiana.

The other papers are photocopies of muster rolls for Harman (1861-1863) and correspondence (1881-1888) by his mother and relatives trying to secure his pension for his mother.
Dates: 1861 - 1888; Majority of material found within 1881 - 1888

Gerald E. Cronin papers

Identifier: c-00036
Scope and Contents The Gerald E. Cronin papers consist of an autographed manuscript "Naval Operations in the Pacific Ocean during the Civil War."
Dates: 1960

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