Joel Allen Barber Papers, 1832-1918

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Title: Joel Allen Barber Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1832-1918

  • Barber, Joel Allen, 1834-
Call Number: Micro 136

Quantity: 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Primarily letters exchanged by Barber, a surveyor in northern Wisconsin and later a soldier in the 25th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and his parents in Vermont from 1854 to 1865. Written from Superior, Ashland, and La Pointe, Barber's letters refer to economic conditions and pioneer life, to Indian affairs, and to Catholic and Protestant missions. Also included are Civil War letters by Barber; letters from his father, G. A. Barber, while in Montpelier participating in sessions of the Vermont House of Representatives; and miscellaneous items including a Revolutionary War pension statement and genealogical data on the Green family; two letters, Sept. 4 and 27, 1870, written by Joseph C. Cover, U.S. consul at Fayal in the Azores; and a printed memorial address by Col. Clement A. Lounsberry.

Language: English

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