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Carson, Mary Eliza Hunt, 1832-1905


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Mary Eliza Hunt Carson papers

Identifier: M346
Abstract The Mary Eliza Hunt Carson papers contain primarily correspondence, as well as photographs, clippings, a scrapbook, and other materials, documenting the life of Carson and her extended family. Born in Gorham, Maine, Carson was a teacher who located to Lancaster, and later Gettysburg and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a resident of Gettysburg during the Civil War, she witnessed and wrote about the Battle of Gettysburg as well as President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in November...
Dates: 1823-2019