Jenks Beaman Collection, 1838-1848Add to your cart.

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Title: Jenks Beaman Collection, 1838-1848Add to your cart.
ID: 01/
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The papers are arranged by date.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2009
Languages: English


The Jenks Beaman (died 1848) papers span 1838-1848, encompassing his education and involvement in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848).

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Jenks Beaman was a West Point graduate and 2nd Lieutenant.  He was a member of the 4th Infantry Artillery during the Mexican-American War, known as the Mexican War.. This collection of papers contains orders, appointments, depositions, correspondence, and requisition muster rolls. Future Civil War generals signed several of the documents: Samuel Cooper, Charles P. Kingsbury, William Maynadier, Robert H. K. Whiteley, Benjamin Huger, Henry Moses Judah, and Ulysses S. Grant.

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Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Acquisition Source: Porter-Evans Endowment
Acquisition Method: Purchased
Preferred Citation: Jenks Beaman Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections


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