Contents and Arrangement

Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of papers collected by Bernhard K. Schaefer (Princeton Class of 1920) relating to the Civil War. Included are autograph letters of such Union officers as Ulysses S. Grant, John C. Fremont, Winfield Scott, George McClellan, William T. Sherman, Fitz-John Porter, and George Gordon Meade, as well as 80 others; many of the letters are accompanied by portrait engravings, field orders, and other documents. Also present are files of miscellaneous and unidentified letters, Civil War envelope covers depicting various officers and political caricatures (including some of Jefferson Davis), documents, pictures, supply requisitions, and War Dept. orders.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Fremont, John Charles; Bernhard K. Schaefer Civil War Collection, C0502, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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