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B241: Papers of Trumbull Dorrance Griffin (ca. 1836-1912), 1862-1911

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Identifier: A0286-00266

Title: B241: Papers of Trumbull Dorrance Griffin (ca. 1836-1912), 1862-1911

Description:

A native of Clinton, N.Y., Trumbull D. Griffin served as a lieutenant in the Chicago Board of Trade Battery during the Civil War. After the war he settled in St. Louis, where he founded the St. Louis Market Reporter. He died February 21, 1912, in St. Louis.

Collection includes typescript history of the organization and service of the Chicago Board of Trade Battery during the war; commission, leave request, and other papers of Lieutenant Trumbull D. Griffin; papers of the battery's veterans' association, including a roster dated April 27, 1886; program for the installation of officers of George H. Thomas Post No. 5, Department of Illinois, Grand Army of the Republic, dated 1911; undated letter of James H. Stokes to Griffin; and a reunion program for the 3rd Ohio Cavalry, dated 1886.

Rights: UND

Place: United States
Ohio
Illinois

Dates: 1862-1911

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts
Folder

Maker/Creator: Griffin, Trumbull D., approximately 1836-1912

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Armed Forces
Veterans

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