University of Arizona

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Edward S. Merritt Scrapbooks

Edward S. Merritt, who was probably a veteran of the Civil and Indian Wars, was related by marriage to the Ord family. The Ord Family was well known for its distinguished military service. The collection includes four scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating mainly to U.S. Army and Navy activities and personnel. Vol. 4 also includes articles about Indigenous peoples in Arizona and New Mexico.