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Howard A. Camp Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 1553

Scope and Contents

Letters written between Aug. 1862 and May 1865 by Howard A. Camp, a member of the 21st Connecticut Infantry Regiment, to his family and friends. Collection also includes Camp's diaries for 1862 and 1863 and background information on Camp and his regiment supplied by the donor.


  • 1862-1865


Restrictions on Access

This collection is kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice is required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Howard A. Camp was born on Oct. 7, 1844 in Durham, Conn., the son of Alexander and Abigail Maynard Camp. He enlisted in the 21st Connecticut Infantry Regiment, was wounded in 1864 and mustered out in 1865. Camp went to Hartford in 1875 where he joined the book publishing firm of S.S. Scranton & Company. He died on May 11, 1907.


1 box (circa 260 items)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Paul R. Camp, Orono, ME, in March 2000.

Processing Information

Collection includes a transcription of the letters prepared by the library in 2000.

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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States