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Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869



  • Existence: 1814-12-19 - 1869-12-24


American lawyer and politician who served as Secretary of War under the Lincoln Administration during most of the American Civil War.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

James Henry Lane Letter, 1865

Identifier: MC-1954-121
Scope and Contents

A letter to Secretary of War E. M. Stanton which is signed also by Senator James Harlan. He says, "Saw Gen. Grant Saturday night-he has no objection to this change." The change would allow all the Indian troops to go home to raise crops for their families.

Dates: 1865-02-13