John McMann Papers

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John McMann Papers
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Call Number: D.474
Dates: 1862-1864 [bulk]; ca. 1862-1884
Physical Description: 12.0 Item(s) total
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Processing Information
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Box 1: Civil War Letters, 1862-1864
Collection Overview
Title: John McMann Papers
Call Number: D.474
Dates: 1862-1864 [bulk]; ca. 1862-1884
Physical Description: 12.0 Item(s) total
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
John McMann served in the 100th New York State Volunteer Infantry division from November 27, 1861-March 6, 1865. 1st Lieutenant McMann suffered a wound and was characterized as missing after the attack on Fort Wagner. He recovered and on February 2, 1865, he assumed command of the unit and served as Captain until his discharge in March 1865. Prior to serving in the infantry, McMann worked at the Monroe County Penitentiary.

Scope and Content
The John McMann Papers consists of 12 letters sent from McMann to his sister between 1862 and 1864. There is one military orders document issued by Q.A. Gilmore, as well as one letter sent from Jennie R. Baldwin to Mrs. McMann, December 30, 1882, and a letter sent from [McGraugen?] to G.L. Adams Esquire in 1884 regarding military benefits.

Processing Information
This collection was processed by Lori Birrell in 2014. Finding aid written by Lori Birrell in 2014.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The John McMann Papers were purchased in September 2014.Access
The John McMann Papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], John McMann Papers, D.474, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Content List
Box 1: Civil War Letters, 1862-1864
Letters written by John McMann to Sister, 1862-1864
June 14, 1862
January 3, 1863
January 29, 1863
June 14, 1864
July 8, 1864
July 20, 1864
July 26, 1864
August 9, 1864
September 11, 1864
August 23, 1864
September 28, 1864
December 23, 1864
Letters and Documents related to John McMann, 1863, 1882-1884
Department of the South, Headquarters in the Field, Morris Island, South Carolina. September 15, 1863. General Orders, Q.A. Gilmore, Brig.-General Commanding
Letter from Jennie R. Baldwin to Mrs. McMann, December 30, 1882
Letter from [McGraugen?] to G.L. Adams Esquire, [January?] 13, 1884


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