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Farnsworth (Charles Stewart) Papers
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Description
Charles Stewart Farnsworth was a United States Major General in the United States Army, who served in the Spanish-American War and World War I. This collection consists of letters, documents, manuscript diaries, a few maps and photographs, and ephemera.
Background
Charles Stewart Farnsworth (1862-1955) was a United States Major General who graduated from West Point in 1887. He served in the Dakota Territory, Montana, and North Dakota until 1893, in Alaska from 1899-1901, and in the Philippines, Alaska, and at other posts between 1904-1911. Farnsworth was with Brigadier General John J. Pershing's punitive expedition into Mexico in 1916 and during World War I he commanded the 37th Division of the American Expeditionary Forces. General Farnsworth later retired to Altadena, California, where he became involved in civic affairs.
Extent
53.75 Linear Feet (60 boxes, 4 oversize folders)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
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