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Guide to the Webster P. Blodgett Papers
Wyles Mss 16  
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Description
The collection contains correspondence to relatives, diaries, document (honorable discharge from the GAR), and artifacts (spoon/fork/knife eating utensil, oak leaf clusters, and a GAR pin).
Background
Webster P. Blodgett (1833-1911) was born in Plymouth, New Hampshire and enlisted as Private in the Union Army's 18th Regiment of the New Hampshire Infantry Volunteers, on Sept. 7, 1864. He served and was discharged on June 10, 1865. He returned to New Hampshire and settled on a farm in Oxford after completing his service.
Extent
.2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
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None.