Cyrus A. Mead Papers, 1861 (R0166)

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 Finding Aid

The Cyrus A. Mead Papers contain photocopies of a letter written by Cyrus A. Mead during the Civil War to his sister in Eaton, Ohio. Serving with the 42nd Ohio Infantry in Camp Chase, Ohio, Mead noted the sickness in the regiment and remarked on the regimental officers, including Colonel James A. Garfield, who later became President of the United States.