Norton Strange Townshend family papers  1807-1995
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  1876 February 8 . Benj[ami]n Harrison ALS to E[zra] A[yers] Carman; Indianapolis, Indiana. (11 pages)
Providing Carman with information on his Civil War experiences to aid in his work. Details the history of the 70th Regiment Indiana Volunteers and the 20th Corps, including field and staff officers, engagements, and statistics. "I hope you will vindicate our brave, skillful and beloved corps commander from the slanderous allusion in Genl. Sherman's Book." Harrison acknowledges that much of the information was "prepared by Maj. Scott. I have added but little."