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Adams, Clarendon E.

 Person

Clarendon E. Adams (1848-1924) served as a Private in the Union Army under General William Tecumseh Sherman in the U.S. Civil War. He later served as Commander-in-Chief (1918-1919) of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), a fraternal organization of Union Army veterans.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Clarendon E. Adams Civil War Recollections

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: MSS-0017
Scope and Contents

The Clarendon E. Adams Civil War Recollections consist of a 121-page typescript with handwritten annotations, entitled "Recollections of a Veteran of the Civil War," and marked as having been composed in Omaha, Nebraska, on or beginning on February 1, 1915. Included is a 1941 letter identifying the author as C. E. Adams. The Recollections describe battles, including the taking of Atlanta, and foraging on the march.