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Title Civil War Records: Reminiscences of Edmund A. Morse
Creator Morse, Edmund A.
Dates of Creation 1865-1897?
Scope & Content Consists of 51 leaves containing 79 pages of manuscript on Union occupation of New Orleans and one photograph (12" x 8.5") of a train in New Orleans inscribed on the back "E.A. Morse / Engine used at New Orleans."
Administrative/Biographical History Edmund A. Morse was born in Franklin, Massachusetts on June 11, 1832 and died at Rutland, Vermont December 24, 1897. He lived in Rutland, Vermont and was mustered into the Union army as quartermaster of the First Vermont Regiment of Volunteers in April 1861. He mustered out September 20, 1865 as a captain following service in New Orleans. He was a member of the Loyal Legion of New York with William Ripley, and was on the founding board of directors of the Fort Worth and Rio Grande Railway Company.
Related People Morse, Edmund A.
Search Terms United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Credit line Bequest of Hall Park McCullough
Catalog Number 2009.163.104.3