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.
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Manuscript pages have been put into sleeves. A photocopy has been made for use.
Michael Tate donated this manuscript to the Criss Library University Archives on July 29, 2013. He had been in possession of the manuscript since the late 1970s, when it had been found in a file labeled "History Club Archives." The manuscript had apparently been donated to the University of Omaha History Club in the 1950s or 1960s by an unknown person. Although the origin of the manuscript is unknown, textual analysis led Michael Tate to consider it authentic.
Michael Tate, Professor of History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha
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