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The life and writings of Jerome A. Watrous soldier-reporter Adjutant of The Iron Bridage

 File — Box: LIB-MS 1
Identifier: LIB-MS-008
Biography of Jerome A. Watrous, buch of which revolves around his experiences during the Civil War. Watrous was a student at Lawrence University for a brief period in 1859. Also included is a letter from Watrous to Lawrence University in response to a request for information regarding Lawrence and the Civil War.


  • 1913, circa 1992

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Collection is open for research.

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Lawrence University does not hold the copyright for all materials in this collection. Uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) require the researcher to secure permission from the copyright holder.


2 items

Biographical / Historical

Jerome A. Watrous began to write his autobiography at age 80 but only completed the first chapter. The author, his grandson, has attempted to finish the story in Watrous's words from articles, letters, and dispatches that he wrote.

Library Catalog Record

This item can be found in the catalog of the Seeley G. Mudd Library.

Processing Information

This item was removed from LU-RG00-001 under the title of "Watrous, Jerome A., Lawrence student 1859 and Civil War journalist" on 2022-02-03. Processed by Lina Rosenberg Foley (based on MARC record by Jill Thomas), 2022.

Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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