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Collection Abstract

The collection consists of papers of Spencer Wallace Cone from ca. 1810-1865. The papers include correspondence (1810-1813) from Spencer Houghton Cone in Baltimore (Md.) to Sally Morrell; letters between Houghton and Spencer Wallace Cone in the 1840's; and letters from Spencer Wallace Cone while serving in the 61st New York Infantry Regiment during the Civil War to his wife Josie and daughter Maggie. Cone wrote letters mostly from Pennsylvania and Virginia in which he describes the battle of Fair Oaks, the Seven Days' battle, the Peninsular campaign, Gettysburg, Spotsylvania Court House, and the Appomattox campaign. The collection also includes sermons by Spencer Houghton Cone and published and unpublished manuscripts by Spencer Wallace Cone.

Date of Gift

10-27-2017

Start Date

1810

End Date

1922

Keywords

Spencer Wallace Cone, Cone Collection, Cone

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History

Scope of Collection

5 boxes.

Acquired by Dr. Perry Cochran.

Cone was a Union general from New York and a writer.

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