Francis E. Barber autograph book, 1859
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Brief Description: The autograph album of Francis E. Barber (1842-1862) contains messages and autographs of his fellow classmates at Fort Edward Institute located in Fort Edward, N.Y. The nature of the messages indicates that Barber had completed his course of study and was leaving the Institute. With the outbreak of the Civil War, Barber enlisted in the U.S. Army in Sept., 1861, and became a private in Co. E, 8th Connecticut Vounteers. He died from edema, then referred to as "dropsy," aboard the steamer Suwanee on Jan. 30, 1862. He was the son of Ethan O. Barber and Francis Gray Barber of Litchfield.
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at] litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org
Record Series Number: 00/2010-365-0
Created by: Barber, Francis E.
Volume: 0.1 Linear Feet
Acquired: 10/08/2010.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Barber, Francis E.
Fort Edward Institute (Fort Edward, N.Y.)
Genres/Forms of Material
Autograph albums
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Acquisition Notes: Donor unknown.  Found in collection.
PreferredCitation: Francis E. Barber autograph album (2010-365-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759