- Phelps, Edward Ashley Bowen, 1813-
- Call number
- MssCol 18158
- Physical description
- 13 pieces
- Preferred Citation
- Edward Ashley Bowen Phelps letters and journal, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Edward Ashley Bowen Phelps was a mounted rifleman with the rank of private in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War. The collection consists of letters written to his brother, Samuel Wright Phelps of Cincinnati, Ohio and a journal describing his army service during the Mexican War at Vera Cruz and Mexico City, his return to Jefferson Barracks, and his discharge.
Source of acquisitionGift, Cheseldine, Martha P, 01/14/1941
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Alternative form available
Entire collection available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-348