1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Stanton family--Correspondence.

  1. Edwin McMasters Stanton papers, 1818-1921

    7,650 items. 46 containers plus 1 oversize. 8.4 linear feet. 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Lawyer, United States attorney general, and United States secretary of war. Correspondence, letterbooks, reports, maps, printed material, and memorabilia relating chiefly to Stanton's role as secretary of war under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson and to his role in the politics of Reconstruction. Other topics include the Civil War, the radical wing of the Republican Party, and Lincoln's assassination.