Papers of Ira Barton, 1840 - 1868Manuscript MS-100

Biography

Ira M. Barton (1840-1876.) Attended Dartmouth for one year as a member of the class of 1862. Barton left Dartmouth to enlist in the Union Army becoming Captain of Co. E of the NH 5th Volunteers and later Lt. Col. of the 1st. Regiment of New Hampshire Heavy Artillery. After leaving the army Barton became a lawyer, first in Arkansas and later with his father in New Hampshire.

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