Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891
- Existence: 1813 - 1891
Benson John Lossing (1813-1891), American historian.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Call Number: MS 482
Overview: Papers of five family members, the children and daughter-in-law of Alfred and Clarissa Terry, make up the major part of the collection. The most prominent figure is Alfred Howe Terry, a Civil War general in the Union army, whose correspondence and military papers relate to the Fitz-John Porter case, the Indian campaigns (1870s) and reminiscences of military service and the Civil War. Included are orders for the court martial of General Custer and drawings supposedly given to Terry by Sitting...