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Scribner (Benjamin Franklin) Papers
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A collection of personal and professional material related to the life and career of Benjamin Franklin Scribner, American soldier and businessman.
Benjamin Franklin Scribner (1825-1900) was born in New Albany, Indiana. During the Mexican-American War Scribner served as a private in Company A of the 2nd Indiana Regiment of Volunteers and took part in the battle of Buena Vista; he published memoirs of his experiences in 1847 and 1850. During the Civil War he was the founding colonel of the 38th Indiana Infantry Regiment and fought with the Army of the Cumberland. After the war Scribner returned to private life and his pharmacy business; from 1868 to 1880 he was an agent and collector for the U.S. Treasury.
5.83 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
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