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Guide to the Frank A. Irvin Papers, 1862-1914
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Frank A. Irvin Papers
    Dates: 1862-1914
    Identification: SC/FAI
    Creator: Irvin, Frank A.
    Physical Description: 0.21 linear feet
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Special Collections
    Abstract: Frank A. Irvin was a First Lieutenant in the 7th Iowa Infantry during the US Civil War. He was assigned to the US Signal Corps, and served as Aide-de-Camp to General Franklin's Staff. He participated in the Vicksburg (May 19-July 4, 1863) and Red River (March 10-May 28, 1864) campaigns. The collection consists of military dispatch books and individual dispatches from 1862-1864, personal military records and orders from 1862-1865, and testimonials dated 1870-1915.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Paper records

    Geographic Name:

    United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns
    Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863

    Personal Name:

    Irvin, Frank A.

    Topical Term:

    Red River Expedition, 1864

    Administrative Information

    Processing Information:

    Tony Gardner

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], [date], Frank A. Irvin Papers, Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of military dispatch books and individual dispatches from 1862-1864, personal military records and orders from 1862-1865, and testimonials dated 1870-1915. It includes dispatches sent during the Vicksburg campaign to and from General Ulysses S. Grant, General John Alexander McClernand, General Cadwallader C. Washburn, and Admiral David Dixon Porter, and dispatches sent during the Red River Campaign to and from General Nathaniel P. Banks, and General Franklin.