Finding aid for the George Armstrong Garretson Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Garretson, George Armstrong
Title: George Armstrong Garretson Papers
Dates: 1897-1916
Extent: 1.20 linear feet (3 containers)
Abstract: George Armstrong Garretson (1844-1916) was a general who was appointed Brigadier General of Volunteers in May 1898, and then served as commander of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, and later the 1st Brigade, Provisional Division, during the Spanish-American War. He was also president of the National Bank of Commerce in Cleveland, Ohio. As commander of the 1st Brigade, Provisional Division, he participated in the engagements at Guanica and Yauco, Porto Rico, during July and August of 1898. The collection consists of correspondence, military orders, speeches, newspaper clippings, telegrams, and other records of General Garretson's military service (1897-1903), subscription lists and letters concerning the reorganization of the Union Club of Cleveland (1901), and three letter books of business and personal correspondence (1910-1916).
MS Number MS 3486
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English