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Register of the Dorsey (Daniel A.) Civil War Scrapbook & Memorabilia, 1862; 1881-1908
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BOX 1: DANIEL A. DORSEY COLLECTION

 

1.1---DANIEL A. DORSEY SCRAPBOOK, 1881-1908 [44 pp. of newspaper clippings pertaining to Great Chattanooga Locomotive Chase (1862) and subsequent public lectures on topic by Daniel A. Dorsey; also incl. family clippings & items of interest to Daniel A. Dorsey]

 

1.2---PITTENGER, WILLIAM. CAPTURING A LOCOMOTIVE; a history of Secret Service in the Late War. Washington: The National Tribune, 1905. [Pittenger was a member of Andrews raiders. He interviewed other members of the party including Dorsey. Book is signed by D.A. Dorsey, May 10, 1912 on page 61, holograph notes by Dorsey throughout, especially in the quoted accounts of Dorsey's capture (pp. 155-161) and escape (p. 267)]

 

1.3---PHOTOGRAPHS

 

-Mitchell's Raiders identifying JR Porter, WK Knight, Wm Bensinger, and WW Brown on postcard.

 

-another view [notes identifying individuals; damaged]

 

-another view [incl.a child]

 

-two children on a mule [postcard, cut, signed "Clarence and David," 8/20/09

 

-two men and two boys

 

-Photograph and negative of document in scrapbook inquiring as to whether Dorsey was executed

 

-"War Engine General Andrews Raiding Party." [inset portraits of Jas. J. Andrews, leader; W.J. Knight, Engineer; W.W. Brown, Engineer; Alf. Wilson, Fireman. Addressed to Capt DA Dorsey, 316 C St. NW, Washington, D.C. Message reads--compliments of J Knight Stryker, Ohio, Engineer of the Andrews Railroad Raid in Georgia, April 12, 1862]