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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 The collection also includes sermons by Spencer Houghton Cone and published and unpublished manuscripts by Spencer Wallace Cone.

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Battle of Fair Oaks, Gettysburg Campaign, Seven Days' Battles, Peninsular Campaign, Spencer Wallace Cone, United States. Army. New York Infantry, Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Appomattox Campaign, Civil War


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Acquired by Dr. Perry Cochran


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Spencer Wallace Cone papers