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Subject Files

Identifier: 307

Collection-level Scope and Content Note

From the Collection:

The material in this collection relates to Julius P. Garesche, a Georgetown University alumnus and chief of staff to William S. Rosecrans, a general during the Civil War. The eight folders comprising this collection include manuscripts by Julius Garesche; correspondence about his death by fellow officers, including General Rosecrans; printed information about Garesch‚ and some members of his family; and photographs of Garesche and the family tomb at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Washington, D.C. A summary of the life of Julius Garesche is provided below, however, details can be obtained from the biography written by his son Louis Garesche, Biography of Lieut. Col. Julius P. Garesche, Assistant Adjutant-General, U.S. Army (1887). The papers of Louis Garesche are deposited at Duke University. They consist of 85 items of correspondence and material relating to the biography on his father, primarily genealogical material on the Garesche family.

Bulk dates: 1860 - 1870 Span dates: 1836 - 1908 Extent: 0.75 linear feet, 1 box


  • From the Collection: 1836-1908
  • From the Collection: Majority of material found within 1860-1870

Collection-level Access Restrictions

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From the Collection: 0.20 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger Slim Document Case)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

General Note

Series No. in Collection: 1

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057