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James Harry Deems Letter, 1928 May 1

 File — Box: 4257.020, Folder: 12

Scope and Contents

Letter from James Harry Deems to Mr. John S. Bios concerning a request for information about Abraham Lincoln's 1864 speech at the Union Relief Association fair. He gives a family history, which has a long tradition of military service, and he states that his father, James Monroe Deems (1828 - 1901), a brigadier general during the Civil War, conducted the band, and he played first violin.


  • 1928 May 1

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From the Collection: 15.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Formerly MSS.1889 James Harry Deems Letter

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266