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Gen. John Frederick Hartranft: Letterbook, 1865; 1983

 Item — Box: 8

Scope and Contents note

From the Collection:

Research materials relating to the book "Mary Suratt: An American Tragedy" by Elizabeth Trindal (1996).


  • 1865; 1983

Conditions Governing Access note

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From the Collection: 3.75 Linear Feet (8 boxes + 1 tube )

Language of Materials


Container Summary

Letters from General Hartranft to Gen. Winfield Scott Hanover (photocopy). Trindal's note: "The former was Special Provost Marshal in charge of the prisoners at the trial of the alleged conspirators in the assassination of President Lincoln. The collection consists of 106 letters giving a daily account of the prisoners."

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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