The collection contains four Civil War related items, of Major General Edward Davis Townsend (1817-1893). Included are two
documents issued by Townsend at the Adjutant General's Office, War Department, 1864-1865 (assignment to duty of Brig. Gen.
B. U. Brice, and receipt of monies and valuables from 1st Lieut. J. H. Winfield, 80th New York Volunteers), one Civil War
era engraving of Townsend in uniform, and one letter, 1878, declining to furnish copies of Civil War reports in advance of
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quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given
on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.