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Title Diary of William Harvey Brown, 1865-1882
Object Name Diary
Creator Brown, William Harvey (d.1883)
Scope & Content Diary of William Harvey Brown, 1865-1882. Military Court Officer. Details his tour of duty and commands at various posts in the US.

Including: Rochester, NY, PA, Connecticut, Virginia, Arizona, California, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky, Montana, Texas, Mexico.

[Col. William Harvey Brown died in 1883. He was married to Rebecca Townsend (daughter of Washington Townsend) - see her diary of 1879 (2005.5001.49))
Collection Diary Collection
Online Finding Aid See also:
1879 diary of his wife, Rebecca Brown (2005.5001.49) of life in Montana.
Ms. Collection 113 is a collection of sympathy letters to Rebecca on the death of their son in 1887.
Ms. Collection 138, Wm. Harvey Brown papers, 1821-1921.
Extent 14 volumes