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Lamers (William M.) papers
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box 1-4

Preliminary manuscript

box 1

Prologue and chapters 1-3

box 2

Chapters 4-10

box 3

Chapters 11-15

box 4

Chapters 16-18, epilogue, and notes relating to the later chapters

box 5-6

Final typescript

box 5

Prologue through epilogue

Physical Description: [20 folders]
box 6

Manuscript as submitted to Harcourt, Brace, & World and as edited by them

box 7, folder 1-5

Research and publication materials

box 7, folder 1

Galleys of book

box 7, folder 2

The Edge of Glory index and notes

Physical Description: [Typescript]
box 7, folder 3

Research notes

Physical Description: [8 spiro note pads]
box 7, folder 4

Rosecrans's account of the Battle of Chickamauga written for the Archives of Georgetown University

Physical Description: (Negative film)

Scope and Contents note

Includes photostat copies, ink drawn maps.
box 7, folder 5

Photos of William S. Rosecrans and correspondence related to notes

box 8

Research notes

box 9, folder 1-7

Correspondence related to William S. Rosecrans

box 9, folder 1-3

Publishers correspondence

box 9, folder 1


box 9, folder 2

Harcourt, Brace

box 9, folder 3


box 9, folder 4

Corrrespondence with Arnold Gates, agent for The Edge of Glory

box 9, folder 5

General correspondence related to William S. Rosecrans

box 9, folder 6, 7

Miscellaneous correspondence related to William S. Rosecrans

box 10, folder 1-5

Correspondence and reviews

box 10, folder 1

Correspondence with Rosecrans family

box 10, folder 2

Correspondence, clippings, reviews

box 10, folder 3

Clippings, reviews, etc.

box 10, folder 4

Miscellaneous publications about the Civil War

box 10, folder 5

Miscellaneous printed material about the Civil War



Physical Location: Microfilm located in office microfilm cases and not with the collection materials housed offsite.
reel 1

Diary of General C.C. Hood November 6, 1862-October 7, 1863

Physical Description: [Negative microfilm]
reel 2

Records of War Department Offices of the Chief of Engineers. Papers of Major General William S. Rosecrans. 1837-1838

Physical Description: [Negative microfilm]
reel 3

Records of the War Department Office of the Adjutant General, William S. Rosecrans. 1861-1889

Physical Description: [Negative microfilm]
reel 4

Dispatches from United States ministers to Mexico, 1823-1926 (vol.35). August 12, 1868-July 5, 1869

Physical Description: [Positive microfilm]
reel 5

Diplomatic instructions of the Department of State, 1801-1906 (Mexico, vol.18). November 23, 1867-April 26, 1873

Physical Description: [Positive microfilm]
reel 6

Manuscripts of and relating to George Henry Thomas in Henry E. Huntington Library. 1848-1893

Physical Description: [Positive microfilm]
reel 7

Records of the War Department. War Department collection of Confederate records.

Physical Description: [Negative microfilm]

Scope and Contents note

Abstracts of military service and personal papers of major General Earl Van Dorn, CSA.
reel 8

Van Dorn items in Duke University Library. 1862-1863

Physical Description: [Negative microfilm]